Government action


In a special meeting called Tuesday, Dec. 28, the Kaysville City Council:

- Denied an appeal of the city Planning Commission's approval allowing Kaysville resident Gary Anderson to open a video arcade in the city's commercial area. The council approved the opening but required an on-site security guard and parental accompaniment of users under age 14.

Davis County Commission

In its meeting Wednesday, Dec. 29, the Davis Commission:

- Approved purchase of a strip of property in west Syracuse from Wilford Smith for $22,500. The land is needed to mitigate wetlands effects of a storm drain the county is building in the area.

Commissioners noted in approving the purchase that the landowner is the father of county Public Works Director Sid Smith, who removed himself from any negotiations. The price was based on an independent, outside appraisal.

- Appointed Wayne Bates and Fran Brown to the county's Career Services Council. They join incumbent Sherilyn Rowley.

In its meeting Monday, Dec. 27, the Davis Commission:

- Renewed the county's lease on office space in Kaysville Plaza, where a county-operated ambulance is housed. Cost is $2,280 annually.

- Approved a lease agreement with The Boot, a country-Western dance club, to lease a building at the county fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday nights for $200 per night.

- Approved an improvement agreement for a building lot on 1550 South Street in west Syracuse.


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In its Dec. 28 meeting, the City Council:

- Approved the 1994 City Council meeting schedule. Meetings will continue to be held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m.

- Continued a public hearing on the Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy Plan, reviewed the final document as prepared by the Wasatch Front Regional Council and authorized the mayor to sign it - prior to sending it to the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

- Set a public hearing for Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 7:10 p.m. for comment on the request by the Freeport Center for Clearfield police to provide traffic control services there.

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