The City Council met in regular session on December 3, 2019 at 8:00 A.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Lester presided
City employees present were, Attorney Green, Public Works Director Mager and City Administrator Kennedy. Chief Drew absent.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of November 18th were approved as presented by Councilor Peterson, seconded by Councilor Grant. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
2020 COUNCIL DATES: On motion by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lane to adopt the 2020 Council meeting dates. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ESTABLISHMENT LIQUOR LICENSE: On motion by Councilor Farris, second by Councilor Canaday to approve the transfer of the liquor license from Walle Enterprises d/b/a The Establishment to Pacific Park d/b/a The Establishment. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ALLEY VACATION IN NORTH EAST ADDITION:
ORDINANCE NO. 941
(Ordinance No. 941 in its entirety on file in the City’s Ordinance File)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF AN ALLEY LOCATED IN BLOCK A, NORTH EAST ADDITION TO THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE; PROVIDING AUTHORITY FOR THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO SIGN QUITCLAIM DEEDS TO THE ADJACENT OWNERS; PROVIDING FOR THE ORDINANCE BECOMING EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION; AND, PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES RELATING TO SAID VACATION TO BE PAID BY THE PETITIONER IN RELATION TO SUCH REQUESTED VACATION.
On motion by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Winkler 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, Winkler, Lane, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed. Mayor Lester then declared Ordinance No. 941 duly approved and adopted.
WATERSHED LOGGING: Mayor Lester explained the mill is just finishing with a high line machine by the watershed. During our watershed tour we talked about logging this area. It may be an option that is affordable since the machine is already on site. We don’t have a contract lined up but it could be approved pending review by the City attorney. On motion by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Lane to approve the watershed high line logging contract, pending review of actual contract by Attorney Green and authorize the Mayor to sign. ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Canaday, Farris, Winkler, Lane, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed.
EXECUTIVE SESSION: On motion by Councilor Peterson, second by Councilor Winkler to go into Executive Session according to Section 74-206 (c) To acquire an interest in real property. ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Canaday, Farris, Winkler, Lane, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed.
The Council returned to regular session. No action was taken.
ITEMS TO NOTE: J-U-B will be at the City on January 6th for a sewer master plan meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 8:45 A.M.
Wes Lester – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk