City Council met in regular session on April 18, 2016 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Public Works Director McFrederick, Chief Drew, Attorney Green and Clerk Kennedy.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of April 5th were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Winkler. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: The department had 29 cases written, 17 citations, 2 written warnings and 92 calls for service for March 2016. The Police and Animal Control Report for March 2016 was accepted on motion by Councilman Peterson second by Councilman Winkler. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present. The department conducted force on force training and firearms training. “Coffee with Cop” was successful; about a dozen people came by. The department hosted a legal update class for changes in case law.
COMMUNITY PROJECTS: Mayor Walker asked if anyone had any new ideas. Councilman Peterson felt the best idea was a bathroom at Heritage Square. Councilwoman Grant agreed. Councilman Winkler questioned if water and sewer were available. Public Works director stated yes there is by the awning. The original plans had a restroom to the left of the little building. Clerk Kennedy will proceed with bathroom’s at Heritage Square as the focus for the Community Projects Training.
BILLS: The bills in the amount of $184,624.71 were approved and ordered paid out of their respective funds, on motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
DONATION REQUEST: On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Lane to donate to Allycia Sonnen’s group the requested two swim lessons passes and 1 day pass for a silent auction fundraiser for a mission trip to Haiti. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
SPRING CLEAN UP: On motion by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilwoman Grant to set spring cleanup as May 23rd – May 27th. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
REZONE ORDINANCE TED LINDSLEY:
ORDINANCE NO. 907
(Ordinance No. 907 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 A PARCEL OF PROPERTY FROM RESIDENTIAL ZONE A TO THE COMMERICAL ZONE C WITHIN THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE; 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 Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lester 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: Farris, Winkler, Lester, Lane, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed. Mayor Walker then declared Ordinance No. 907 duly approved and adopted.
AUDIT PRESENATION: Jordan Zwygart, Millington Zwygart CPA’s presented the completed audit for FY2015 to the Council and answered Council questions. On motion by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lester to accept the audit report from Millington Zwygart for FY2015. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ITEMS TO NOTE: Clerk Kennedy explained ICRMP is in this area next week doing workshops and they’d like to do one for the Mayor and Council on Wednesday night. The training was set for 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk