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Public hearings


Public hearing by the City Council to rezone land at 1425 S. 1500 East from commercial one to commercial two to allow a convalescent home.

When: Tuesday, June 11, 7:15 p.m.

Where: City Hall, 140 E. Center.


Public hearings by the City Council on proposals to rezone land at 1875 N. 1000 West from 10,000 to 9,000-square-foot lots.

When: Tuesday, June 11, 7:45 p.m.

Where: City Hall, 1906 W. 1800 North.


Public hearing to approve the 1996-97 budget.

When: Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m.

Where: City Hall, 1787 S. 2000 West.

Government action


In its June 5 meeting, the City Council:

- Accepted the purchase price of $12,636 offered by Garrett & Co. to buy playground equipment for Eggett Park.

- Approved an ordinance stating that all residents using the same line for culinary and sprinkling system water sources must install backflow prevention equipment.

- Decided to accept an engineering bid for its southeast substation, at the cost of $96,112.

- Approved a contract with Blomquist Hale Consulting that stated the group would provide city employees with an Employee Assistance Program that provides personal, marital, financial, and drug/alcohol dependency counseling.

Davis Energy Recovery

The July meeting of the burn plant/landfill administration board has been changed from July 3 to July 10, 5 p.m. Where: Landfill, northeast of U-193, Layton

In its June 5 meeting, the board:

- Changed the date of monthly July meeting to July 10, 5 p.m. at the landfill.

- Held a public hearing on approving the 1996-97 budget, with Sunset and Clearfield representatives voting against the budget plan.

- Reported that during May, there was more than $1.2 million in revenues, 19,000 tons of waste received and plant operations at 88 percent of capacity.

- Reported that the safety record of district employees without a lost-time accident has increased to 965 days.

- Reported the plant will be shut down during the last half of July for annual maintenance.


At its meeting Wednesday, June 5, the Farmington City Council:

- Reviewed and gave tentative approval to a development agreement for a business park and residential development on the 72 acres between U.S. 89 and I-15 south of Shepard Lane.

- Approved the sale of $4.3 million in revenue bonds to build a new administrative building in downtown Farmington for the Davis School District.

- Approved a $500 donation to a countywide July 4 fireworks show off the Antelope Island causeway.

Fruit Heights

In its June 4 meeting, the City Council:

- Donated $200 to the formation of a combined Kaysville-Fruit Heights Community Chorale.

- Approved home occupation business licenses for Peggy's Day Care, 101 S. Country Lane; Sisna, 640 N. 1400 East; and LeVoys, 1157 Creekview Drive.

- Set the annual Founder's Day celebration for Saturday, Aug. 17. Proposed plans for a 5K footrace and a breakfast are yet to be finalized.


In its June 4 meeting, the City Council:

- Had a several-hour discussion on speeding and traffic problems on Haight Creek Drive. The city's safety committee will examine options to slow traffic down there.

- Declined to approve an alteration in the roads for Whisper- wood Cove subdivision, phases six and seven, at South Main. The contractors will likely now proceed with the existing plan.

- Approved the preliminary plat for Shepard Lake View subdivision, five lots on Shepard Lane.

- Declined the sale of two pieces of property in the Kaysville Business Park to construction companies. The council favors more retail-sale oriented businesses to locate there.

- Discussed possible participation with the Davis School District in building new tennis courts in the city.

- Visited 500 East and discussed the eventual continuation of that main road. Wetlands regulations and at least a $500,000 price tag may stall the project for many years, though.

South Davis Fire District

In its June 3 meeting, the Board of Fire Commissioners:

- Clarified the rule that either captains or lieutenants can apply for an open assistant chief position. The district is now advertising for a person to fill the post.

- Declined to allow an easement for a Centerville resident next to the fire station to tie into the station's storm water system. Board Chairman Jerry Larrabee said the district wants to avoid easements on its property, which can cause unforeseen problems later. The action would also involve tearing up the station's parking lot.

Woods Cross

In its June 4 meeting, the City Council:

- Granted a sponsorship of $500 for the Woods Cross Elementary Citizenship Program.

- Declared a piano in city storage as surplus property. The city is accepting bids for the piano starting at $300.

- Approved a bid by Specialized Construction Services for construction of a public restroom at the 1500 South Park. Total cost is estimated to be just short of $70,000.