SHCC Meeting Minutes – May 2010

SHCC Meeting Minutes – May 2010


May 5, 2010

~ Sugar House Community Council Draft Meeting Minutes – May 5, 2010 ~

Trustees Present – Amy Barry, Robin Bastar, Jason Bradley, Elaine Brown, Jim Brown, Barbara Green, Benny Keele, Larry Migliaccio, Dave Mulder, Cabot Nelson, Sheila O’Driscoll, Lynne Olson, Derek Payne, Travis Pearce, Ruth Price, Maggie Shaw, Judi Short, Grace Sperry, Christopher Thomas, Sandra Walsh and Rawlins Young.

Trustees Absent Excused – Sally Barraclough, Philip Carlson, Sarah Carlson, Pattie DeNunzio, Dolores Donohoo, Michael G. Kavanagh and Susie Petheram.

Trustees Absent Unexcused – Russ Callister, Greg Carter, Carlyle Harris, Ray Puglsey and Ed Sperry.

Others Present – Jaelene V. Myrup, Melissa Lichtenstein, Tom Ward and Craig Anderson.

Call to Order – Larry Migliaccio, Chair 7:01 pmApproval of Minutes – Larry Migliaccio’s motion to approve minutes passed unanimously.

Officer Reports –
Larry Migliacco asked committee to alter agenda to accommodate some time sensitive presentations, no objection.

Public Comments – Scott Workman reported on fundraising efforts to continue the Sugar House Park fireworks.  Upcoming fundraising efforts will be May 18th with Noodles donating 25% of their sales and May 25th donating 5% of their sales.  Salt Lake City has allocated $15,000 for the effort and area stores will be selling buttons to meet the remaining $35,000 goal.  For more information or to donate visit

Sprague Library Update – Adriane Juarez – Introduced Teresa Jordan and “The Hive”, an interactive archive project undertaken by Salt Lake City Public Library as an online portrait of identity to collect stories about historical and contemporary living using interactive methods.  http:\\

Public Comments continued – Tom Ward with public utilities discussed a proposed rate increase to fund infrastructure maintenance.  For more information on identified projects and rate increase amounts visit Public comments scheduled for May 18th City Council meeting.
Chair – Congratulations to Grace Sperry on her run for State Representative.  Judi Short will be attending Mayor’s breakfast tomorrow.
Vice Chair’s – none.
Treasurer’s Report – Dolores is not present.

Committee Reports – View committee reports on

  • Parks, Open Space & Trails – Imperial Neighborhood Park project had a successful book sale fundraiser past weekend and will be having a neighborhood garage sale on June 5th – donations to Sally Barraclough.  Celebration of Hidden Hollow May 18th from 5-8pm for the 10th anniversary of conservation easement and 20th anniversary of KOPE kids discovery and restoration of Hidden Hollow.
  • Land Use & Zoning – 2028 Lake St proposal on hold, Woodbury mixed use project working through planning dept. and Texas St. urban farm approved by city council.
  • Transportation –  Sandy Walsh representing Nibley neighborhood presented a petition in regards to traffic calming on 600 E. to be presented on Friday to SLC Transportation Dept.  Sandy Walsh’s motion to request trustees of the Sugar House Community Council write a letter in support of the petition to addresses concerns about the speeding on 600 East between 2100 South and 2700 South passes unanimously.  Rawlins Young – Parley’s Historic Nature Park comprehensive plan update it is ongoing and he highlighted transportation issue as the PRATT trail within park.
  • Website/Technology – none.
  • Bylaws – Ray Pugsley is not present.
  • Sustainability – none.
  • Historical – Had a good event on April 23rd collecting more stories.
  • Fundraising – Judi Short will fund a booth for a handful of dates during the Sugar House Farmers Market for fundraising.  If you have crafts or good to donate and help with the booth contact her.  Dave Mulder’s motion to spend up $155 for booth rental at the July 3rd Arts Festival for a stand alone booth passes unanimously.

Monthly Presentations –

  • Police Report – Detective Cryder 801-799- 3669 –
  • Mayor’s Office Report – Shawn McDonough 801-535-6338 .  Water Week activities all Hot Topics available at  Celebrate Hidden Hollow on May 8th.  Dog licensing and vaccinations held May 15th – 10:00am-4:00pm  at Jordan Park (900 W 1000 S).  Celebrate the City event on May 15th 1206 W 200 S at Fisher mansion.  Mayor Becker will be at the June community council meeting from 7:00-8:00pm.  If you wish to raise questions to the Mayor email them in advance to Shawn McDonough.
  • Sugar House Merchants’ Report – Barbara Green – Arts Festival street fair will be held July 3rd.  Thrilled with efforts of Scott Workman to raise funds for fireworks and buy buttons.  Ruth Price’s motion to join the Sugar House Merchants Association for $155 motion fails.
  • City Council Update – Soren Simonsen – .  Soren is not present.
  • Business Spotlight – Christopher Thomas introduces Sabrina King of Ten Thousand Villages, 1941 S 1100 E, 801-485-8827, Celebrating 10th anniversary in Sugar House trying to connect people in our community to people across the globe.  The store will have a series of upcoming events that represent fair trade and the purchasing power to lift people up by supporting their crafts.

Special Presentations –
Chik-Fil-A – 1206 E 2100 S – Don Eichler, John Crocker and Deborah Kerr presented proposal to build a Chik-Fil-A drive thru restaurant where Lonestar Steakhouse currently operates.  The current building will be torn down and a new restaurant built with a drive thru lane entering on the north side to the south side pick-up window.  Site plane calls for entrances on the northwest corner and front of store facing East.  Building materials and design would be influenced by community preferences and will include an outdoor patio.  Chik-Fil-A conducted a traffic study to determine during peak hours entrance would not be impeded, but a queue of up to 3 cars could be anticipated in exiting onto 2100 South.

Sequoia Development, Kevin Ludlow and Craig Anderson Subdivision proposal – 2178 E 1700 S – Proposal for Nielsen Gardens subdivison that will include construction of a public access cul-de-sac and 8 residential homes on this parcel.  The plan involves no zoning changes and will follow existing ordinances for each home scheduled to be built to specification of purchaser.  The development will attempt to offer different home designs to reflect diversification of Sugar House and will match existing typical Sugar House lot square footage size to new homes.

Cabot Nelson’s motion made by to adjourn passed unanimously.

Adjournment 9:03 pm

Landon Clark