At Tuesday’s meeting:
- the Council discussed a proposed agreement with Utah Transit Authority to that would expand bus service on key routes. The agreement is part of the City’s Funding Our Future initiative, part of which was $5.3 million sales tax revenue allocation for improved transit service. The Council will hold a public hearing on this topic on December 11.
- the Council adopted zoning text amendments related to the Inland Port. The City needed to adopt zoning changes by the end of 2018 to satisfy State Code requirements. Additionally, the amendments include a requirement for an impact mitigation plan for conditional uses and development standards for activities that involve transporting, unloading, loading, transferring or temporarily storing natural resources. The Council held public hearings on this proposal on November 13 and November 27.
- the Council discussed the operational needs for a potential police precinct on the Eastside of the City as part of its Budget Amendment No. 2 briefing. The Council may take action on preliminary aspects of this item in the coming weeks.
- the Council held and closed several public hearings.