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White City Township Community Council

July 1st, 2009 @ 7:00 PM

Eastmont Middle School 10100 S. 1300 E. Room #105.


  • Meeting called to order by Paulina Flint, Vice-Chair, there was a quorum. Troy Blundell, Ralph Cooley and Bev Uipi excused.
  • Welcome, Introductions and then Pledge of Allegiance was led by Paul Smith.
  • Kay Dickerson presented the June 3rd, 2009 minutes for approval. Don Patocka made a motion to approve the June 3rd Minutes, it was seconded and approved.
  • Jeremy Christensen gave the Treasurer’s report for June. Paul Smith made a motion to approve the report. Motion was seconded and approved. A note was made that budgets are due August 1st for 2010 and we will need to discuss this item. There was a $500 check from Willow Canyon to go toward the South East Township Days and check would be coming from Sandy Hills and Willow Creek. We are pooling our funding with Sandy Hills, Willow Canyon and Willow Creek for the Township Days celebration. There was a copy of a letter in the handout that is to be sent to Mayor Corroon requesting additional funding for the celebration. Paul Smith made a motion to send the letter, it was seconded and approved. There will be no charge for booth by government at the event. There is a committee made up of representative from all the Townships in the Southeast area that are planning the event and this information was sent out in the newsletter. They are already getting calls to be able to participate in the event.
  • There were representatives from UDOT working on the 700E construction project, Eileen Barron, Ed Rock, and Matt Zundell. Matt Zundell, Project Manager gave and update on the project and indicated that it was just getting started and would be much like the portion that was completed up to Carnation Drive last year. There is a website set up that will give progress reports on the work and information cards on the site were passed out. Forming community council teams to help keep the people along the work area to help work any problems in the area. Final design complete and working to obtain right of way and other areas. Construction should probably start in late fall. Concern was expressed for some drainage problems along the right of way and still needs to be worked out.
  • Brody Waldrum from the Sheriff’s Department gave a report on Stats for White City. There were 221 calls and about 80 cases which are about average for the area. The calls generally increase in the summer but the volume of cases has not been increasing. There has been vandalism on Serpentine at the Well House equipment. Responded on Sego Lily to some disturbance but it worked out with no problems. Looking to start a bike patrol in White City for the summer. New decals are on the cars now. Some problems with prescription drugs moving to harder drugs.
  • Greg Schultz gave the report for Bev Uipi on County. Still working Domestic Fowl Ordinance with the details on requirements. Parks update from Wayne Johnson, but will e-mail to Paulina later. Discussion was held on a problem on Turquoise Way about rocks on the roadway and seniors were concerned. Paul smith had a person in District 4 call about a large tree on Marble and Sego Lily with possible problems causing damage to structures in the area and limbs on the road.
  • Discussion on Salt Lake County proposed ordinance on Trash Cans being removed from street in a reasonable time or be fined until it is removed. Motion by Don Patocka to ask for a 30 day continuance in order for review by councils. Seconded and approved. Paulina Flint opposed.
  • Appointment of Emergency Preparedness Team member from council to work with County Team. Need to assign someone to serve as coordinator. Paulina will work with Troy to make this happen.
  • Letter to Canyons School District for use of Eastmont School for our Council meetings has been approved from Dr. David Doty Superintendent of District.
  • Greg Schultz gave a report on the West Side Community Council budget discussion. We need to look at needs that could be removed from the budget and not hurt operations within the Townships and give them our recommendations.
  • South East Township Days- We will be opening an account for this event called White City’s Southeast Township Days fund. Motion by Don Patocka to open such and account. Motion seconded and approved. Climbing Wall will be available from the Utah National Guard. Outer Site Band will loan us their equipment to be used by others on site. J. K. Indulgence will be supplying food. There will be a car show and Ray Bloomfield will help on this.
  • New Business-Trisha Beck mentioned that the Dog Ordinance has heavy fines in there and they are seldom levied because it only applies to Parks. Information was included in the newsletter. Public Works and Planning and Zoning can better handle information to community councils still needs 30 days back in Legislation Title 17A Planning and Zoning. Put noticing provision in law for Councils. We need legislation passed to do this. Don Patocka discussed a problem from neighbors in the area producing loud noise from motorcycles and people complaining in the area. Noise occurs at 9 and 10 am. Neighbors were wondering what could be done about the noise. It was suggested that we discuss with them about the need to peacefully communicate with the neighbors about the problem. ACCT will be reviewing Municipal services and levels to see if changes need to be made in the way it is provided. Need citizens working with County to determine service levels and what levels are provided to each area. Possible Districts and funding for services. Health, Safety, and Welfare should be of primary concern. Trisha Beck mentioned that the new Canyons School District is setting up Immersion Programs for the schools rather than closing schools. Alta View will be an Immersion school in Spanish. Robert Frailey E-mailed schools and they called him that no schools are being closed.
  • Meeting was adjourned at 9:45 pm.