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Government action


In its Sept. 16 meeting, the City Council:

- Proclaimed October as Crime Prevention Month and Oct. 14-22 as Red Ribbon Week.

- Held a public hearing and approved rezoning eight acres at 179 E. King St. from agricultural to residential - 8000-square-foot lot minimum size.

- Held a public hearing and approved rezoning 33 acres from agricultural and residential/suburban to a 10,000-square-foot-lot minimum size at 2225 East, south of U-193 and adjacent to the Valley Hi subdivision. A 60-lot subdivision is planned for the land, with a two-road access. The Planning Commission will discuss preliminary subdivision plans at its Oct. 11 meeting.

- Approved a resolution allowing the city to apply to become a Certified Local Government. This will allow Layton to apply for historical preservation grant money.

- Approved an agreement with the Woodland Park developers that gives the city a say in what type of development will be built north of the Layton Hills Mall.

- Received an update on the city's new outdoor amphitheater plan. It will seat 1,000 people and be open by the summer of 1995 in front of Heritage Museum.

West Point

In its Sept. 13 meeting, the City Council:

- Held a public hearing and approved rezoning 15 acres at 650 N. 4000 West from agricultural and a small section of R-1-12 to make it all a 12,000-square-foot lot zone.

- Voted to reduced the speed limit on northbound 3000 West from 40 mph to 35 mph to make it consistent with southbound speed limits.

- Approved a city ordinance on modular/manufactured homes. This essentially lifts the moratorium on the construction of modular homes in the city.


In its Sept. 13 meeting, the City Council:

- Appointed Don Bush to the board of appeal for a four-year term.

- Appointed Kent Spangler to the planning commission to fulfill the remainder of the term left when Corliss Mills resigned. The term expires in February 1995.

- Appointed John Woodling as an alternate to the planning commission.

- Held a public hearing and rezoned various parcels of land on 350 South from commercial to residential.

- Convened as a redevelopment agency and transferred funds from South Point Inc. to the redevelopment agency.