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Aaron Christensen's Speech to Mayor and City Council 2018 February 6.

View video of the February 6 NO City Council meeting here. Aaron's speech begins at 2:03:00, followed by Public Comments.

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Amph Comparison Page Source Data

Scan of Barker Park Property Deed Outlining Use

NO Amph Logo High Res PDF Image

NO Amph Logo EPS [3 MB]

NO Amph Sound Map/Bass [6 MB]

NOAmph.com Site Traffic

 

Utah Code Title 10 Utah Municipal Code / Chapter 9a Municipal Land Use, Development, and Management Act

 

NO City Official Barker Park Website Link

NO City Official Arts & Amphitheater Committee Website Link

NO City Official "Why Expanded The Amphitheater" Website Link

 

2001 January, NO Master Plan 2001 PDF [13 MB]

2002 August 27, Grassli / Barker Park Amphitheaters Plans

 

2011 May 23, Memo. NO City Council and Mayor / Carl N Barker and family / Asking for legal right to build the already built amphitheater. [To be released]

2011 May 31, City Council Meeting Minutes / Elaine Brown on Cowboy Ethics / Peggy Barker Reminds The City About Barker Park! 

2011 June 7, NO Municipal Building Authority Meeting Minutes

2011 June 10, City Council Memorandum / Conservation Easement for Former Barker Family Property

2011 June 11, Conservation Memo

2014 March 18, Standard Examiner / Layton Amphitheater Section Added

 

2014 December 2, Mayor Brent Taylor Video / City General Plan Revision Promo

2015 February 25, Mayor Brent Taylor Video / Finances & Planning

 

2015 August 12, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes

2015 September 2, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes

2015 September 29, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes [unapproved]

2015 September 29, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes [modified 2018 January 29, sell 7–10 more lots in Barker Park; baseball, softball and lacrosse fields]

2015 October 21, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes? [posted 2018 January 29, no report, no list of those in attendance, comments, but signed and dated? Also, it was not posted on the northogdencity.com site until 2018 January 29. ]

2015 November 18, Staff Report to the Planning Commission

2015 November 25, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes [unapproved, continued talk of selling more lots and organized sports fields by Mayor Taylor, $5.4M park cost mentioned by Mayor]

2015 November 25, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes Packet

2016 January 13, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes [approved May 25, continued talk of selling lots in Barker Park, park cost estimate now $7.5M, no mention of renovation to original amphitheater, includes $65k for building the instructional style amphitheater in the hollow which has always been in the plans, next meeting set for February 24]

[2016 January 14–May 25, there are no Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes]

 

2016 May 25, Barker Park Committee Meeting Minutes [January 13 BPC Meeting Minutes approved, first mention of expanded amphitheater's stage works, $500k mentioned, Mayor would like to move the Barker Park in the direction of the Layton amphitheater, Mr. Hartvigson speculates the Layton amphitheater cost upwards of $1M, traditional park components outlined for phase-I, no further mention original amphitheater renovation, based on note at the end of minutes, Barker Park Committee did not meet again, presenting the phase-I park build to City Council on June 14.]

2016 June, NO City & Wadman Corp Preconstruction Services Agreement #A25-2017 [paper document, talking to legal counsel for release]

2016 June 14, City Council Meeting Amended Agenda and Minutes(?) [Presentation Of Barker Park by the Barker Park Committee, cost now $7.7M and there is still no plans for anything more than a reasonable renovation of the original amphitheater and that was to happen in the final phase, phase-III, Mayor Taylor concludes that the Barker Park Committee has made it's final recommendations.]
 

2016 August 2, City Council Work Session Meeting Minutes [Questionable TDR deal between [Contractor] and NO City, Mayor Taylor again brings up subdividing and selling lots for funding, congressman Urry states his concern about spending so much on a park when there are so many other needs in the city, Mayor Taylor states that the BP Committee is recommending moving the renovation of the original amphitheater to phase-I.]

 

2016 December 28, NO City/Jones / Option #4 [first document found defining the now being built NO Amphitheater. posted NO City website 2017 August 3]

2017 January 6, NO Amph Preliminary Budget Estimates

2017 January 10, City Council/Planning Commission Work Session [from what we find and have been given from NO City, this is the first time the amphitheater's dramatically expanded scope is mentioned in print. Note, agenda does not mention Barker Park or Amphitheater, just RAMP Grant.

2017 March 7, City Budget Retreat [Mayor and Council endorse complete scope and cost of NO Amph project]

2017 March 14, City Council Meeting Minutes / Update On The Art & Amphitheater Committee [how is it an update when #5 is about the forming of the A&A Committee?]

2017 March 21, City Council Meeting Minutes [Seussical the Musical $20k to be performed summer of 2017 / Amph RAMP—neither point in agenda.]

 

2017 May 1, Weber RAMP awards NO City $320,621 For Barker Park Amphitheater

2017 May 10, NO Arts & Amphitheater Committee Minutes

2017 May 10, NO Arts & Amphitheater Committee Minutes Survey [posted NO City website 2017 August 28]

2017 June 1, NO City Barker Park Amphitheater Design Request For Proposal (RFP)

2017 June 6, NO City Council Meeting (#6 under staff comments) [posted NO City website 2017 August 2]

2017 June 8, Standard Examiner / NO's new Barker Park Amphitheater Preparing to Break Ground

2017 June 13, NO Arts & Amphitheater Committee Minutes [not approved, posed NO City website 2017 June 26]

2017 June 14, NO Arts & Amphitheater Committee Minutes [not approved, posted NO City website 2017 June 26]

2017 June 23, Bid Request for NO Amphitheater Marketing Services [posted NO City website July 23]

2017 July 3, Bid Request for NO Amph Marketing Services

 

2017 July 11, AIA Document B101-2017 Between NO City and Method Studios [Available through GRAMA request]

2017 July 12, City Council Memo from Jon Call / Contract for Amphitheater Design ("City is planning on construction of an amphitheater... We have tried to fast track this design..."

2017 July 18, City Council Work Session Meeting Minutes / Method-Studios Chosen As They Can Rush This [posted NO City website 2017 August 28]

2017 August 2, NO Arts & Amphitheater Committee Minutes, shortened timeline, major grants, Justin Fawson approves of amphitheater, Method Studios is going to use trees to lesson the impact of sound [magic trees?] [not approved, posted NO City website 2018 January 28]

 

2017 August 4, ConnectionsPub.com, North Ogden Connections Magazine / Barker Park Amphitheater Expansion!

NO Amph Method Studios presentation PDF [created date stamp: 2017 August 22]

2017 August 22, Standard Examiner / NO Looking for Feedback on Major Expansion of Barker Park

2017 August 22, Barker Park Amphitheater Open House Presentation Portion of Meeting Posted on NO Mayor Brent Taylor Face Book Page (private/public) [Insightful video: Brent Taylor, Method-Studios, Spectrum Engineers $3.5M total Amph cost.]

2017 August 23, Method Studios NO Amph presentation PDF published to NO City website

2017 August 25, Mayor Brent Taylor selling the future NO Amphitheater on video

2017 August 28, Barker Park Expansion Concept added to NO City website

2017 August 28, Barker Park Amphitheater Survey Results [what meeting]

2017 September 5, City Council / Wadman Barker Park Amph

2017 September 19, Drone 3D Map Survey Barker Park Amphitheater Area

2017 September 20, City Planning Commission Meeting Minute [Public Comments]

2017 September 26, City Planning Commission Meeting Minutes [Contract A25-2017? / Sleeping in the park]

 

2017 October 3, City Planning Commission Meeting Minutes [Verification of notes on BP / usage of City General Plan, pg. 4]

2017 October 4, NO Barker Park Amphitheater Preliminary Cost Estimate.

2017 October 4, Wadman Preliminary Cost Estimate on NO Barker Park Amphitheater

2017 October 5–10, NO City Amphitheater Update [includes the $4.3M budget summery, posted NO City website 2017 October 10]

2017 November 11, NO City Memo To City Council From Brent Taylor, Mayor, Amphitheater Funding Options

2017 November 13, NO City / Wadman Corp, Contract Barker Park Amphitheater Phase-i [posted NO City website 2017 November 13]

 

2017 November 16, AIA Document A101-2017, Agreement #A33-2017, Between NO City and Wadman [$1,848,981.37 Contractor Contract. Obtain through GRAMA request]

2017 November 16, NO Connection Magazine / NO Amph Construction Begins

2017 November 23, Standard Examiner Article / NO Amph Upgrade Begins

 

2018 January 30, Good4Utah / Some NO Residents Oppose New Amphitheater

2018 January 30, Standard Examiner Article / NO Amph Spurs Opposition

2018 January 30, Channel-2 KUTV / NO Neighbors Oppose Multi-Million Dollar Amphitheater

2018 January 30, KSL / Residents Petition Against Expanded Amphitheater

2018 February 6, Standard Examiner

2018 February 8, Standard Examiner

2018 February 8, NO Connections / NO City Partnership Article

2018 February 13, NO City Council Meeting Video 

2018 February 15, The NO City Partnered NO Connections Article

 

2018 February 21, Suit Against NO City Filed

2018 February 21, The Salt Lake Tribune Article / Suit

2018 February 21, Standard Examiner Article / Suit

2018 February 21, News Locker / Picks Up Suit Story

2018 February 22, Seattle Times / Picks Up The S-E Article

2018 February 22, U.S. News / Picks Up Suit Article 

2018 February 22, Washington Times / Picks Up Suit Article

2018 February 22, Fort Bend Texas Harold / Picks Up Suit Article

2018 February 22, Clay Center Kansas Dispatch / Picks Up Suit Article

2018 February 22, World News / Picks Up Suit Article

2018 February 22, Newstral / Picks Up Suit Article

2018 February 23, X96 Radio From Hell / I Don't Blame Them (Time Index: 107:30)

2018 March 10, Barker Park Building Permit Appeal