CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Date:  Thursday January 25, 2024 (01/25/24)

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 25,2024
MINUTES



  1. GEORGE CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

WORK MEETING

JANUARY 25, 2024 4:00 P.M.

ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE ROOM

 

PRESENT:

Mayor Michele Randall

Councilmember Dannielle Larkin

Councilmember Natalie Larsen

Councilmember Michelle Tanner

Councilmember Steve Kemp

 

EXCUSED:

Councilmember Jimmie Hughes

 

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT:

City Manager John Willis

Deputy City Attorney Jami Brackin

City Recorder Christina Fernandez

Director of Operations Marc Mortensen

Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs

Finance Manager Tiffany LaJoice

City Treasurer Laura Olson

Utility Billing and Collections Nikki Heaton

Water and Energy Conservation Coordinator Rene Fleming

Assistant City Attorney Ryan Dooley

Assistant City Attorney Daniel Baldwin

Police Chief Kyle Whitehead

Police Lieutenant Joe Hartman

Police Sergeant Jeremy Needles

 

OTHERS PRESENT:

Diana Call, Executive Director of the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

Garry Watts, Board Chair of the DinosaurAh!torium Foundation

Theresa Joars, Development Director of the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

Holly Hurtado, Development Manager of the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Pro Tem Hughes called the meeting to order and welcomed all in attendance.  An invocation was offered by Councilmember Kemp and The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was led by Councilmember Larsen.

 

Link to call to order, invocation, and flag salute: 00:00:00

 

Link to Mayor Randll noting changes to the agenda: 00:01:03

 

UPDATE FROM DIANA CALL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DINOSAURAH!TORIUM FOUNDATION:

Presentation from Diana Call and Holly Hurtado with the DinosaurAh!torium Foundation, including discussion between the City Council, Mayor Randall, and representatives of the Dinosaur Discovery Site: 00:01:15

 

Agenda Packet [Page 2]

St. George City Council Minutes

January 25, 2024

Page Two

 

DISCUSSION REGARDING AMENDING CITY CODE TO ALLOW FOR THE USE OF GOLF CARTS ON CITY ROADS:

Link to introduction from City Manager John Willis and presentation from Assistant City Attorney Ryan Dooley, including discussion between the City Council, Deputy City Attorney Jami Brackin, Police Sergeant Jeremy Needles, Police Chief Kyle Whitehead, City Manager John Willis, and Mr. Dooley: 00:35:38

 

DISCUSSION REGARDING BILLING POLICY 10.87 REGARDING DELINQUENT UTILITY ACCOUNTS AND SHUTOFF PROCESS:

Link to presentation from Administrative Services Director Trevor Coombs, including discussion between Utility Billing and Collections Manager Nikki Heaton, the City Council, City Manager John Willis, City Treasurer Laura Olson, Finance Manager Tiffany LaJoice, and Mr. Coombs: 00:55:40

 

Agenda Packet [Page 15]

 

REPORTS AND UPDATES FROM THE MAYOR, COUNCILMEMBERS, AND CITY MANAGER:

Link to reports from Councilmember Larsen: 01:25:30

 

Link to reports from Councilmember Kemp: 01:27:44

 

Link to reports from Councilmember Larkin: 01:28:04

 

ADJOURN TO A CLOSED MEETING:

Request a closed meeting to discuss litigation, security, property acquisition or sale, or the character and professional competence or physical or mental health of an individual.

 

A closed meeting was not held.

 

ADJOURN:

LINK TO MOTION: 01:29:04

 

MOTION:     

A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER LARSEN TO ADJOURN.

SECOND:

The motion was seconded by Councilmember Kemp.

VOTE:          

Mayor Randall called for a vote, as follows:

 

Councilmember Larkin – aye

Councilmember Larsen – aye

Councilmember Tanner – aye

Councilmember Kemp – aye

 

The vote was unanimous and the motion carried.

 

/s/Christina Fernandez

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Christina Fernandez, City Recorder          

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