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Government action


At its Jan. 16 meeting, the City Council:

- Passed a resolution to begin formation of a special improvement district to install curb, sidewalk, and gutter along portions of 400 West.

- Approved a contract not to exceed $11,000 for engineering work for a stoplight on the southbound exit of I-15 at Parrish Lane. Target, which is building a superstore east of there on Parrish Lane, has agreed to pay up to $25,000 in the project.

- Approved final site plans for Evergreen Business Park on the city's west side.

- Elected Councilman Doug Nielsen as mayor protem for six months, with Councilman Steve Mangel as alternate.

- Held a public hearing but deferred action on a proposal to consolidate the city's justice court with Farmington and Davis County's courts.


At its Jan. 17 meeting, the City Council:

- Held a public hearing and accepted, but did not formally adopt, a proposed downtown master plan.

- Held a public hearing and then approved a resolution combining the city's justice court with the Davis County justice court by July 1.


At its Jan. 18 meeting, the City Council:

- Approved a site plan combining seven lots into three larger lots in Deer Valley Subdivision at 1900 East and 2900 North streets.

- Approved a final site plan for 36 lots on 8.6 acres in Windsor Meadows Subdivision at 1375 North and 2925 West streets.

- Approved a final site plan for 24 lots on 6.9 acres in Carriage Park Subdivision at 325 South and 450 West streets.

- Approved conversion of three apartment units into condominiums for the Pines on Cherry Lane.

- Agreed to stand firm on its land use plans emphasizing more business offices over retail, commercial, and restaurant uses in the remaining portions of Woodland Park business park.

- Discussed rezone proposals for Hill Villa subdivision.

Davis Council of Governments

In its Jan. 17 meeting, the COG:

- Reappointed the COG representatives to another term on the Wasatch Front Regional Council and appointed Commissioner Dannie McConkie to replace Mayor Priscilla Todd on the WFRC's transportation committee.

- Appointed Mayor Jerry Stevenson to the COG business development committee and re-appointed Mayor Jerry Larrabee to a second term.

- Accepted the final draft of the county's economic development strategic plan, calling for the county to concentrate on attracting higher-paying jobs.

Fruit Heights

At its Jan. 16 meeting, the City Council:

- Reorganized the city's municipal building authority to include new council members.

- Granted site plan approval to R&L Incorporated for building addition at 400 North and U.S. 89.

- Approved the purchase of 55 more acre feet of water from Weber Basin.