TREMONTON CITY CORPORATION
January 17, 2017
Board Members Present:
Roger Fridal, Chairman
Diana Doutre, Board Member
Lyle Holmgren, Board Member
Jeff Reese, Board Member
Bret Rohde, Board Member
Lyle Vance, Board Member
Shawn Warnke, Executive Director
Linsey Nessen, Executive Secretary
Chairman Fridal called the Tremonton Redevelopment Agency Meeting to order at 7:47 p.m. The meeting was held in the City Council Meeting Room at 102 South Tremont Street, Tremonton, Utah. Those in attendance were Chairman Fridal, Board Members Doutre, Holmgren, Reese, Rohde, and Vance, Executive Director Warnke, and Executive Secretary Nessen.
1. Approval of agenda:
Motion by Board Member Reese to approve the agenda. Motion seconded by Board Member Doutre. Vote: Board Member Doutre – aye, Board Member Holmgren – aye, Board Member Reese – aye, Board Member Rohde – aye, and Board Member Vance – aye. Motion approved.
2. Approval of minutes – January 3, 2017
Motion by Board Member Doutre to approve the minutes of January 3rd. Motion seconded by Board Member Vance. Vote: Board Member Doutre – aye, Board Member Holmgren – aye, Board Member Reese – aye, Board Member Rohde – aye, and Board Member Vance – aye. Motion approved.
3. RDA Business:
a. Discussion and consideration of accepting Community Studio’s Proposal & Statement of Qualifications for Main Street Urban Design Professional Services for the Tremont Center Community Development Project Area and direct the RDA staff to prepare a contract for formal consideration for the aforementioned services.
Manager Warnke noted the Board discussed this item during previous meetings. A proposal from Søren Simonsen was distributed to the Board last meeting. Mr. Simonsen worked with SDAT (Sustainable Design Assessment Team) and is familiar with Tremonton. If the Board would like to continue with Mr. Simonsen, the Board needs to decide which projects to pursue. There is currently $30K budgeted, which would cover the Main Street and Midland Square projects. Board Member Reese would prefer to do work on gateway signage and entry before Midland Square as the gateway signage is in bad repair. Manager Warnke commented that signage would probably be less expensive to complete than some of the other projects. The Board asked about the plans for the building south of Midland Square. Manager Warnke noted he can look into it and try to get some information.
The Board can chose to do one project and determine if they would like to continue with Mr. Simonsen for other projects. The proposal gets the design to 30% and can require additional funds for engineering. The gateway signs may need to get approval from UDOT (Utah Department of Transportation) if they are in their right-of-way. The gateway signs may be completed without a lot of additional expense. Board Member Rohde would like to have something address park strips so they are not a concern with residents again. It would give Director Fulgham direction regarding park strips. The Board would like to prioritize and focus on Main Street design and gateway signage and entry.
Board Member Vance wondered if there was a definitive guideline for commercial park strips. Manager Warnke noted it is all tied to the Site Plan. A landscape architect is required for new plans and there can only be 50% of the site in turf. Board Member Rohde would like the Main Street Design to include park strips. Manager Warnke will contact Mr. Simonsen and see if they can add the park strips to the Main Street Design and work on a contract.
Motion by Board Member Doutre to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Board Member Reese. Vote: Board Member Doutre – aye, Board Member Holmgren – aye, Board Member Reese – aye, Board Member Rohde – aye, and Board Member Vance – aye. Motion approved.
The meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.
The undersigned duly acting and appointed Executive Secretary for Tremonton City Corporation Redevelopment Agency hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes for the RDA Meeting held on the above referenced date. Minutes were prepared by Deputy Recorder Cynthia Nelson.
Dated this 21st day of February, 2017.
Linsey Nessen, Executive Secretary