Civics Central: Landscape changes, urban chickens, more
Here's your weekly roundup of what local city councils, school boards and other government entities are tackling during regularly scheduled meetings. All meetings are open to the public, and citizens are welcome to voice their opinions during designated times. If you do wish to speak at a particular meeting, you may need to sign up in advance.
Alpine Planning Commission • Will consider granting preliminary and final approval for the River Meadows Senior Housing Project, at approximately 199 E. Red Pine Drive; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 20 N. Main. View the Alpine agenda.
Bluffdale City Council • A public hearing on proposed amendments to the plan for the Independence at Bluffdale Master Planned Community, Tuesday, August 21, 7 p.m., Bluffdale City Fire Station, 14350 S. 2200 West, Bluffdale.
Centerville City Council • Will consider creating a full-time, inhouse city attorney position and appointing Lisa Romney to that position; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 250 N. Main St., Centerville. View the Centerville agenda.
Centerville City Council special meeting • Will hold a work session to discuss the Parrish Lane and Main Street intersection project; Wednesday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., multipurpose room, 250 N. Main St., Centerville.
Davis County Commission • Will hear a presentation on the Garden Open House at Utah State University Botanical Center on Aug. 23; Tuesday, 10 a.m., 28 E. State St., Farmington. View the Davis County agenda.
Draper City Council • Will hold a public hearing on plat amendment of Lot 33 plat in Corner Canyon Vista, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 1020 E. Pioneer Road, Draper. View the Draper agenda.
Farmington City Council • Will consider approving a summary action list, including crosswalk and bike lane improvements in the Station Park area; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 160 S. Main, Farmington. View the Farmington agenda.
Fruit Heights City Council • The Tuesday, Aug. 21, meeting has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items.
Highland City Council • Public hearing on amending the development standards for senior care assisted-living overlay zone relating to building height, site coverage, setbacks, landscaping, parking, buffering requirements; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 5400 West Civic Center Drive. View the Highland agenda.
Kaysville City Council • Will consider the Var Calder subdivision preliminary plat at 240 W. 770 North, consisting of 32 lots on four streets; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 23 E. Center St., Kaysville. View the Kaysville agenda.
Lehi Planning Commission • Will review and provide recommendations on a number of Development Code amendments; Thursday, Aug. 23, 7 p.m., 153 N. 100 East. View the Lehi agenda.
Lindon City Council • Will consider a resolution to approve entering into a lease agreement with Zions First National Bank for the lease of police officers' fleet vehicles for the next two years; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 100 N. State. View the Lindon agenda.
North Salt Lake City Council • Will consider rezoning property on the southwest corner of 900 North and Redwood Road from general commercial district to planned district; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 10 E. Center St., North Salt Lake. View the North Salt Lake agenda.
Provo Municipal Council • Will consider a resolution appropriating the fourth and final installment of funding to Downtown Provo, Inc., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 351 W. Center, Provo. View the Provo agenda.
Provo Planning Commission • Georgetown Development seeks zoning amendments, one of which would decrease number of parking spaces in multiple family dwellings from 3.25 per unit to 2.25 per unit; Thursday, Aug. 22, 5 p.m., 351 W. Center, Provo. View the Provo planning agenda.
Salt Lake City Council • Will consider adopting a zoning ordinance allowing accessory dwelling units on single-family homes; will consider adopting an ordinance allowing businesses to sell alcohol in some neighborhood commercial zones; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., City Hall, 451 S. State, room 321. View the Salt Lake City Council agenda.
Salt Lake County Council • Will consider an interlocal agreement with Salt Lake City to split the initial $50,000 cost of hiring a consultant to study financing models for a downtown convention center hotel; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m. work session, Room 2003 of the North Building of the County Government Center, 2001 S. State St. At its 4 p.m. meeting, the council is expected to adopt an ordinance establishing a tobacco specialty business license to crack down on sales of spice and other synthetic drugs in the unincorporated area. View the Salt Lake County Council agenda.
Saratoga Springs Council • Discussion and review of keeping chickens; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m., 1307 North Commerce Drive, Suite 200. View the Saratoga Springs agenda.
Sunset City Council • Will hear a presentation on an amended General Plan; Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Aug. 21, 200 W. 1300 North, Sunset. View the Sunset agenda.
West Bountiful City Council • Will consider amending the large farm animal ordinance to allow more animals on a property; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m., 550 N. 800 West, West Bountiful. View the West Bountiful agenda.
West Point City Council • Will consider clarifying an ordinance to say dogs are allowed in parks if they are on a leash; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., 3200 W. 300 North, West Point. View the West Point agenda.
West Valley City Council • Will hear an appeal by attorney Anne Bremner of the denial of her Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) request for records in the Powell case; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., 3600 S. Constitution Blvd. (2700 West), West Valley City. View the West Valley City agenda.
Woods Cross City Council • Will consider a request to extend 1600 south to 800 West; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., 1555 S. 800 West, Woods Cross. View the Woods Cross agenda.
Utah County Commission • Will approve and authorize the commission chair to sign the C8 local health department cluster grant agreement for fiscal year 2013 with the Utah State Department of Health, providing funding for the medical reserve corps and the public health emergency preparedness and hospital preparedness programs; Tuesday, Aug. 21, 9 a.m., 100 E. Center St., Provo. View the Utah County agenda.
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