SHCC Meeting Minutes – November 2010

SHCC Meeting Minutes – November 2010


November 3, 2010


The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Sugar House Community Council was called to order at 7:00 pm on November 3, 2010 in the meeting room o fthe Sprague Branch Library by the Chair, Cabot Nelson.

Trustees in Attendence: Dolores A. Donohoo, Carlyle Harris, Travis Pearce, Elaine Brown, Jim Brown, Larry Migliaccio, Sheila O’ Driscoll, Judi Short, Laurie Bray,Russell D. Callister, Cabot Nelson, Pattie DeNunzio, Benny Keele, Grace Sperry, Christopher Thomas, Ruth A. Price, Philip Carlson, Sarah Carlson, David Mulder, Jason Bradley, Sandra Walsh, Rawlins Young, Amy Barry, Barbara Green, Michael G. Kavanagh, Derek Payne, Sally Barraclough.

Trustees Excused: Robin Bastar, Lynne Olson.

Trustees Unexcused: Greg Carter.

The minutes were read by Trustees individually and approved, without amendment.

Reports were given by Chair Cabot Nelson and Secretary Philip Carlson. The Secretary’s report included presentation of Trustee Petitions for Scott Kisling and Annalisa Holcombe, both were approved by the Board.

Public Comments: A student representative of Westminster College reported on upcoming events and Melissa Lichtenstein complained about agenda mailing.

Committee Reports: Reports were given by Judi Short for Land Use and Zoning (LU&Z), Lynne Olsen for Parks Open Space & Trails (POST), Rawlins Young for Transportation, Amy Barry for the Sustainability, Sarah Carlson for Finance and Cabot Nelson for Internet. During reports David Mulder moved the approval of the LU&Z Charter as presented passed Unanimously, and Philip Carlson’s motion to disband the Bylaws Committee also passed.

Walmart made a 20 minute presentation lead by Cristina Coronado on their Rezone request from CB to CS for their property at 2705 Parley’s Way, followed by 20 minutes of Public Comments then 35 minutes of Trustee Discussion on the topic. During Trustee Discussion the motion by Philip Carlson: “Moves (Resolved) that the SHCC Maintain its opposition to the Walmart zone change request and charge the PFDC to advocate its position with the Planning Commission and City Council.” Debate on the motion was posponed temporarily on Russ Callister’s passing motion, but was resumed Grace Sperry moved to extend debate 15 minutes passed 20-6. The main motion passed.

Scott Workman was recognized and thanked for his work on the Sugar House Park 4th of July Fireworks with a round of applause.

Other Reports: Business Spotlight: All About Coins, 1123 E. 2100 South presented by Bob Campbell.  SH Merchants Association report by Barbara Green, Police Report by Tyler Boelter, Mayor’s Office Report by Shawn McDonough, City Council Report by Soren Simonsen, Michael G. Kavanagh read letter from Santa and moved that the SHCC donate $500 to SHMA for Holiday Decoration followed by a motion to refer to Finance Committee by Sally Barraclough that Passed 12-8.

The meeting Adjourned at 9:12pm

Philip Carlson, Secretary

Landon Clark