City Council met in regular session on August 19, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
President Winkler presided:
Mayor Lester absent.
City employees present were Chief Drew, Attorney Green and City Administrator Kennedy. Public Works Director Mager absent.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the Council minutes of August 5th were approved as presented by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Canaday. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
VISITORS: Jeff Kutner, Chamber member, stated he met with Aurie last week. She wants to decorate the two electrical boxes at Pioneer Park. Liz Clark will be helping with the project. Aurie hopes to design the graphic around activities in the area such as farming, animals or winter activities. The Chamber is helping sponsor the project and since we have a couple Council members on the Chamber, the final design will be approved through the Chamber.
Councilor Peterson asked how the vinyl wrap is applied. Aurie didn’t know for sure but Liz Clark will be helping her. Councilor Grant wanted to make sure she was aware if the project is disfigured in the future, it would be removed.
On motion by Councilor Farris, second by Councilor Peterson to approve the electrical box at Pioneer Park to be wrapped in vinyl by Aurie Lefler for a senior project. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: On motion by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Farris, to accept the Fire Training Minutes of July 8, 15 and 22, 2019. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
POLICE AND ANIMAL CONTROL REPORT: The department had 183 calls for service, 49 cases written, 35 citations, and 0 written warnings for July 2019.
BILLS: The bills, in the amount of $369,438.8 were approved and ordered paid out of their respective funds, on motion by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Grant. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present. The police officer position is still open.
LIQUOR LICENSE: On motion by Councilor Farris, second by Councilor Canaday to approve the transfer of the liquor license from Michael L. Ozmer d/b/a The Trails Restaurant & Lounge to J Perez LLC d/b/a The Trails Restaurant & Lounge. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
SIDEWALK WAIVER: Public Works recommended renewal of the water previously granted 7/18/05. Before installing the sidewalk, a culvert would need to be installed in the ditch and then the sidewalk would have to be built on the culvert which the City does not want. On motion by Councilor Grant, second by Councilor Farris to take recommendation from public works and grant Ken and Melissa Malone, 1013 N State an indefinite sidewalk waiver. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CHANGE AND REZONE FOR TAX#974, 426 AND 88:
RESOLUTION NO. 268
(Resolution No. 268 in its entirety on file in the City’s Resolution File)
The following resolution was introduced by Councilor Peterson who moved for its adoption. Second by Councilor Grant.
RESOLUTION AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Canaday, Farris, Lane, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed. President Winkler then declared Resolution No. 268 duly approved and adopted.
ORDINANCE NO. 935
(Ordinance No. 935 in its entirety on file in the City’s Ordinance File)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, PROVIDING FOR THE REZONING OF IDAHO COUNTY TAX NUMBERS 974, 426, and 88 TO THE INDUSTRIAL ZONE; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES IN RELATION TO SUCH REZONE; PROVIDING FOR THE ORDINANCE BECOMING EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION; AND, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.
On motion by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Farris that the first reading be approved, that the rules be suspended, the second and third readings be waived and the ordinance be approved and adopted. ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Canaday, Farris, Grant, Peterson, Lane. NO: none. The motion passed. President Winkler then declared Ordinance No. 935 duly approved and adopted.
ITEMS TO NOTE: 2019-20 Budget Hearing: September 3, 2019
The meeting adjourned at 6:21 P.M.
Scott Winkler – President
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk