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MINUTES OF THE

HOUSE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

STANDING COMMITTEE

Room C450, State Capitol, Utah State Capitol Complex

Tuesday, February 5, 2008


MEMBERS PRESENT:    Rep. Fred R Hunsaker, Chair
            Rep. Gage Froerer, Vice Chair
            Rep. Sheryl L. Allen
            Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck
            Rep. James A. Dunnigan
            Rep. Richard A. Greenwood
            Rep. Jennifer M. Seelig
            Rep. LaWanna Lou Shurtliff
            Rep. R. Curt Webb

MEMBERS ABSENT:    Rep. Kerry W. Gibson
            Rep. Stephen H. Urquhart

STAFF PRESENT:        Joseph Wade, Policy Analyst
            Doris Donat, Committee Secretary

Note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.

Rep. Hunsaker opened the meeting at 8:10 a.m.

MOTION:    Rep. Dunnigan moved that the Committee approve the minutes of January 29, 2008 and the minutes of February 1, 2008. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Allen, Rep.Gibson, Rep. Seelig, Rep. Urquhart and Rep. Webb absent for the vote.

H.B. 153    Impact Fees Amendments (Rep. M. Morley)

Rep. Morley introduced and explained the bill to the Committee, with the help of Lincoln Shurtz, Utah League of Cities and Towns. (handout #1)

Spoke to the bill: Chris Gamvroulas, Ivory Homes

MOTION:    Rep. Dunnigan moved that the Committee recommend H.B. 153 favorably. The motion passed with a 7-1-3 vote, with Rep. Shurtliff voting in opposition. Rep. Gibson, Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Urquhart were absent for the vote.

H.B. 261    Local District Primary Elections (Rep. K. Morgan)

Rep. Morgan introduced and explained the bill to the Committee.


MOTION:    Rep. Shurtliff moved that the Committee recommend H.B. 261 favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Gibson, Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Urquhart absent for the vote.

MOTION:    At the request of the bill sponsor Rep. Morgan, Rep. Shurtliff moved that H.B. 261 be placed on the Consent Calendar. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Gibson, Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Urquhart absent for the vote.

H.B. 177    County and Municipal Land Use Regulation of Potential Geologic Hazard Areas (Rep. M. Morley)

Rep. Morley introduced and explained the bill to the Committee, with the help of Jodi Hoffman, Utah League of Cities and Towns. (handout #2)

Spoke to the bill: Chris Gamvroulous, Ivory Homes

MOTION:    Rep. Shurtliff moved that the Committee recommend H.B. 177 favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Gibson and Rep. Urquhart absent for the vote.

H.B. 340    Municipal Annexation Amendments (Rep. S. Clark)

This bill was not considered.

MOTION:    Rep. Froerer moved to adjourn the meeting. The vote was unanimous. Rep. Hunsaker adjourned the meeting at 8:53 a..m.




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                    Rep. Fred R Hunsaker, Chair