The City Council met in regular session on December 2, 2013 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Chief Drew, Public Works Director McFrederick, Attorney Green, and Clerk Kennedy.
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of November 18th were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilwoman Grant. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
AMENDMENTS: On motion by Councilwoman Grant, second by Councilman Peterson to amend the agenda to include an Executive Session as it missed the normal posting deadline. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: The Library Minutes of November 19, 2013 were accepted on motion by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lester. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The Snowhaven Minutes of November 14, 2013 were accepted on motion by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Houger. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ART IN THE PARK: Councilwoman Grant explained she visited with Susan Morris about hoping to have the money raised for Art in the Park stay local. Susan wasn’t interested in changing her donations to go only to local organizations. David Rauzi stated the library would like to take over Art in the Park and the board voted to do so. It would be run through a combination of the board, library employees, FOCL and part of the summer reading program. The fundraiser would be specific for the library. Councilman Lester wants the money to stay in town, but is also afraid the calls will be coming in and he wants to make sure the City Hall staff doesn’t get the calls. Librarian Becky Hosman will be the contact. On motion by Councilwoman Grant, second by Councilman Houger to allow the library board to take on the project of Art in the Park. Motion passed.
DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS: Clerk Kennedy prepared a resolution to destroy records per the records retention schedule.
RESOLUTION NO. 237
(Resolution No. 237 in its entirety on file in the City’s Resolution File)
The following resolution was introduced by Councilman Lester who moved for its adoption. Second by Councilman Peterson.
A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY AUTHORIZING DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS.
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Houger, Lester, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed. Mayor Walker then declared Resolution No. 237 duly approved and adopted.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: On motion by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lester to go into Executive Session according to Section 67-2345 (f) litigation and Section 67-2345 (b) Personnel. ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Houger, Lester, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed.
The Council returned to regular session. No action was taken.
The meeting adjourned at 9:06 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk