2017 Chip Seal Project

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Water Consumer Confidence Report 2016

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Water Consumer Confidence Report 2016

Water Consumer Confidence Report 2015

To view the Water Consumer Confidence Report for January 1 – December 31, 2015 for the City of Grangeville, please click the link below.

Water Consumer Confidence Report – January 1 – December 31, 2015

Helicopter Ordinance – First Reading Approved 11/16/15

GRANGEVILLE CITY ORDINANCE NO. _____

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE PROHIBITING THE LANDING AND/OR DEPARTURE OF HELICOPTERS IN THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE EXCEPT AT APPROVED LANDING SITES; PROVIDING FOR LANDINGS APPROVED BY LAW ENFORCMENT; PROVIDING FOR PERMITS TO BE ISSUED BY THE GRANGEVILLE CITY COUNCIL; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION; AND, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1 – TITLE – This Ordinance shall be known as the City of Grangeville Helicopter Landing Ordinance and may be so cited.

Section 2 – PURPOSE AND INTENT – WHEREAS certain areas of the City of Grangeville lack sufficient, clear, unobstructed space for the safe approach, landing, and lift-off of any helicopter;

It is the purpose and intent of this Ordinance to provide for the protection of the public health, safety and general welfare within the City of Grangeville by prohibiting the landing and/or departure of helicopters in the City of Grangeville except as provided for herein.

Section 3 – DEFINITIONS:

HELICOPTER: A helicopter is a manned aircraft in which lift, flight and landing is achieved by means of one or more power-driven horizontal propellers.

Section 4 – ACTIONS PROHIBITED. Except as otherwise provided herein, it shall be unlawful for any person to land, discharge passengers, materials or goods, load passengers, materials or goods, or depart in a helicopter from any place within the incorporated limits of the City of Grangeville, other than from those landing sites approved by the Grangeville City Council through the conditional use permitting process.

Section 5 – Helicopter Operation Approved by Law Enforcement. In the event of an emergency, the Chief of Police for the City of Grangeville, or his designee, may authorize a helicopter to land or depart from the incorporated limits of the City of Grangeville as necessary to protect public safety.

Section 6 – Permits Issued by City Council. Nothing herein shall prohibit the Grangeville City Council from issuing a permit to allow for landing or departure by helicopter for planned special events as approved in advance by the City Council. Helicopter operations conducted pursuant to a permit issued by the Grangeville City Council shall not constitute a violation of the provisions of this ordinance.

Application for a helicopter landing permit for a planned special event shall be made to the Grangeville City Clerk no more than three hundred sixty five (365) days prior to commencement of the planned event. The City Clerk is authorized to request content neutral information, documentation, or clarification from the applicant as needed for the Grangeville City Council to consider the application. The City Clerk shall cause the permit application to be considered by the Grangeville City Council at the next timely regularly scheduled meeting of the Grangeville City Council.

The Grangeville City Council shall have authority to condition the issuance of the permit, in the sole discretion of the Grangeville City Council, in compliance with, but not limited to, the following:

• Reasonable restrictions related to the time, place, and manner of the planned special event;
• Provide proof of insurance naming the City of Grangeville as an additional insured;
• Restrictions necessary to protect the safety and rights of persons and property upon which or adjacent to the location of the planned special event;
• Conditions and guidelines necessary for the control of traffic and safety of the traveling public;
• The availability of first aid or other medical care or treatment;
• A condition that the applicant shall provide notice to residents and/or businesses regarding the planned special event;
• Conditions to address safety concerns; and
• Conditions to repair damage or disruption to public and private property.

Section 7 – Violation of the provisions of this Ordinance shall constitute a misdemeanor and be punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six (6) months, or by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), or by both.

Section 8 – All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Section 9 – This Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval, and publication in the Idaho County Free Press.

This Ordinance passed in the following manner: _________________________________

__________________________________________
BRUCE WALKER, Mayor

ATTEST:

___________________________________
TONYA KENNEDY, City Clerk

Draft 3 – Proposed Helicopter Ordinance

Please click the link below to review the revised proposal.

Draft 3 – Helicopter Ordinance

Draft 1 – Proposed Helipad Ordinance

                                           GRANGEVILLE CITY ORDINANCE NO. _____

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE PROVIDING FOR CITY OF GRANGEVILLE HELICOPTER LANDING FACILLITIES; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION; AND, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1 – TITLE – This Ordinance shall be known as the City of Grangeville Helicopter Landing Facilities Ordinance and may be so cited.

Section 2 – PURPOSE AND INTENT – The purpose and intent of this Ordinance is to:

Provide for the protection of the public health, safety and general welfare within the City of Grangeville.

Section 3 – DEFINITIONS:

HELIPORT:  A heliport is a public or private area, either at ground level or elevated on a structure, used or to be used for landing or take-off of helicopters or other steep-gradient aircraft capable of hovering and may include any or all of the area or service buildings which are appropriate to accomplish these functions, such as refueling, maintenance or repair facilities; such facility may be designated to accommodate more than one aircraft.

HELISTOP:  A helistop is a public or private area, either at ground level or elevated on a structure, used or to be used for landing or take-off of helicopters or other aircraft capable of hovering which shall not afford refueling, maintenance or repair facilities in which tie-down facilities alone are available and are for the accommodation of a single aircraft.

HELICOPTER:  A helicopter is a manned aircraft in which lift is achieved by means of one or more power driven horizontal propellers.

Section 4 – ACTIONS PROHIBITED:

  1. It shall be unlawful for the owner or person in control of any property to install, maintain or operate thereon a heliport or helistop in the incorporated limits of the City of Grangeville.
  2. It shall be unlawful for any person to land, discharge passengers, materials or goods, load passengers, materials or goods, or depart in a helicopter any place within the incorporated limits of the City of Grangeville.

Section 9 5– All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

Section 10 6– This Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval, and publication in the Idaho County Free Press.

This Ordinance passed in the following manner: _________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.

 

 

__________________________________________

BRUCE WALKER, Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

___________________________________

TONYA KENNEDY, City Clerk

Part-time Public Works Maintenance Position – 29 hrs/week

General Statement of Duties

The position is part-time, 29 hours/week maximum, in the Public Works Department and requires an individual who is responsible for assisting the full-time Public Works employees by performing semi- skilled work in a variety of areas. Duties include operating vehicles and equipment in either a specific or a variety of maintenance, construction, or utility tasks. The employee will work under the immediate supervision of the Public Works Supervisor and/or Foreman. All employees are responsible to the Public Works Director.

 

Classification Summary

 

The principal function of an employee in this class will operate light-duty vehicles, tractors, weedeaters, riding mowers, push or pull mowers, water and various hand tools. Work will generally be performed within the Public Works Crew including but not limited to locating water services, repair of sewer & water mains, cleaning manholes and sewer lines, servicing all equipment; cleaning the shop area. Read water meters, Flush fire hydrants, make repairs, and replace parts & equipment, working with a crew engaged in a wide variety of street and alley system maintenance and construction; care of heavy construction and maintenance equipment and machinery; and preparation of a variety of traffic control signs. Requires experience in operation and servicing of light and medium construction equipment.  Also involves the operation of equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of the water and sewer system. Willingness/ability to perform heavy manual work.

 

Examples of Work (Illustrative Only)

 Performs manual labor for extended periods under some unfavorable climatic conditions frequently lifting objects weighing seventy-five (75) pounds or more with assistance.

  • Safely operates hand tools, light machinery, and sharp tools.
  • Safely operates riding equipment without assistance.
  • Safely operates the following motorized equipment on a frequent basis including, but not limited to backhoes, dump trucks, street sweeper, snow plow, riding mowers and other miscellaneous equipment as required.
  • Safely operates a motor vehicle on an occasional basis for the purpose of conducting official duties for the City of Grangeville.
  • Stands for long periods of time and uses various hand tools and weed eaters.
  • Communicates effectively with other employees in Public Works Dept. and City Hall.
  • May sit, stand, bend, stoop, and walk for long periods of time.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States of America.
  • Must possess a driver’s license valid in the State of Idaho and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Literacy in English with the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and posted schedules.
  • Knowledge of the care and proper use of tools and equipment used in the development and maintenance of water, sewer, streets & parks.
  • Ability to quickly learn maintenance, care, and construction of irrigation systems, and general grounds maintenance.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective, harmonious and productive working
  • relationship with other employees and the public.
  • Ability to work flexible hours with some weekend and holiday work required.
  • Ability to maintain accurate time card for hours worked.
  • Ability to follow City policies and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and/or the ability to learn occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Must be able to distinguish between different chemical materials, with the ability to read and understand label information.
  • Must have sufficient physical strength and ability to independently and repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing up to seventy-five (75) pounds and to repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing more than seventy-five (75) pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to report for work on time and perform the duties of the job for the scheduled work day.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Working knowledge of city collection system network, line and manhole locations;
  • Working knowledge of hazards and precautions associated with trench work and sewer line construction;
  • Working knowledge of basic hand and power tools required to install and maintain pipe line;
  • Working knowledge of traffic control and diversion;
  • Working knowledge of operation and maintenance of sewer cleaning equipment;
  • Working knowledge of typical water and sewer line problems;
  • Working knowledge of tools and equipment required to lay and repair sewer & water lines;
  • Knowledge of and ability to review and understand the city policies and procedures;
  • Ability to establish and maintain exceptional customer service to the general public, City employees and other agencies;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team environment;
  • Ability and skill in the operation of light and heavy mechanized equipment as required by the position;
  • Ability to adapt to emergency or unusual situations;
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with other City departments and employees, contractors, engineers, consultants, elected officials, property owners, regulatory agency personnel, and the public;
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge;
  • Ability to perform all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices;
  • Integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned task

 

 

Acceptable Experience and Training

 

  • High School diploma or GED and at least two (2) years of specialized training related to water, sewer and street maintenance and construction;
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

 

 

 

Job Opening – Police Department

Grangeville Police Department
225 W. North Street Grangeville, ID 83530 (208) 983-1351
Chief of Police Morgan D. Drew

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

The Grangeville Police Department is currently recruiting lateral and entry level applicants for the position of Police Officer.  Applications will be accepted until April 17, 2015.  Submission of resumes is encouraged; however they will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Please call the Grangeville City Hall at 208 983-2851 or e-mail grangevillepd1@grangeville.us  to request an application.

Salary scale:  $12.21 to $21.92 per hour

Benefits:  PERSI retirement plan, City Health Insurance Plan, Vacation Days (up to 10 days per year), Sick Leave Time (up to 8 hours per month)

Grangeville at a glance:

In the 1860’s and early seventies, prospectors and gold seekers crossed a large meadow on the Camas Prairie on their way to the Gold Fields near Florence and Elk City. That meadow later became the incorporated City of Grangeville in 1889, and in a few short years gained the designation of the County Seat of Idaho County in the election of 1902.

Today Grangeville is home to approximately 3,400 residents. Major businesses in and surrounding the city include retail stores, banks, a lumber mill, aviation repair facilities and a car dealership. The county airport is located just outside the city limits and serves private and government aviation. Grangeville is home to K-12 schools that serve the city and surrounding area. Emergency medical services in the area are provided by Syringa Hospital.

Job Summary:

This position performs investigative and general police work involving the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminal offenders, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and the preservation of peace.  Work normally involves patrol, investigation, and traffic enforcement duties, which may be performed in police vehicles or on foot. Grangeville Police Officers are strongly oriented toward community services and support community based law enforcement policies. Initial assignment will be to the Patrol Section. Patrol officers work a 12 hour day and an 84 hour work week.

Testing:

Testing will consist of the Idaho POST Physical Standards test for entry level applicants and out of state lateral applicants (add website info for qualification test).  Lateral applicants with a valid Idaho POST Patrol certificate will not be required to complete the Physical Standards Test.  Further testing of suitable candidates will consist of a written exercise and an oral interview. Scores from the written exercise and oral interview will be used to determine ranking.  Top ranked candidates will be offered a Chief’s Interview.  Applicants will be notified of the testing date by mail.  Interview times will be given out after the physical portion of the testing process. The P.O.S.T. Physical Readiness Test guidelines may be found at http://www.post.idaho.gov/Forms/documents/PRT-PatDet.pdf

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS 

Be 21 years of age, a US citizen, be able to read and speak fluent English, be in excellent physical condition, and possess, or be able to obtain and retain, a valid Idaho State driver’s license.

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Disqualifying factors:

No felony convictions.

No illegal use or possession of any drug within five years of the last date to file application.

No illegal sale of any drug.

No crimes of Moral Turpitude

No crimes of Domestic Violence including misdemeanor convictions.

Discharge from military service under dishonorable conditions.

Other misdemeanor convictions, including traffic violations, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

suspension or revocation of driving privileges in Idaho, or any other state, is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

The Grangeville Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Part-time Animal Control Officer/Administrative Assistant

City of Grangeville

Position Description

Class Title Animal Control Officer/ Administrative Assistant
How to Apply City Police Department Application
Duration Part-time – maximum 29 hours per week

Pay Range
DOE $9.27 to $16.64 an hour

Effective Date
December 2014
General Statement of Duties

Under direction, performs general to more complex paraprofessional duties in a non-sworn capacity in support of Police Department Animal Control and Code Enforcement operations, services, and functions including but not limited to the areas of enforcement of city ordinances related to animals and other city codes, impounding of animals, transportation of animals, caring for animals kept in the pound, cleaning and maintenance of the pound facilities, keeping records, writing reports, conducting investigations and testifying in court as necessary. Assisting with program or project implementation, program management; works closely with and provides support to Police Chief and sworn police officers to relieve sworn police officers of technical police related duties in the field and office; performs a variety of other duties based on the needs of the Police Department including those related to special assignments.
Classification Summary

This position performs a variety of technical and enforcement duties in support of the City’s Animal Control & Code Enforcement programs. This position also assists the Chief of Police and other Police Department Staff with enforcement duties, events, special projects and other duties as determined by the Chief of Police and/or Sergeant.
Examples of Work

• Prepares basic criminal reports; completes and processes criminal mail-in reports; uses a computer terminal or personal computer to enter and retrieve data.
• Maintains various logs and records including those of work performed; creates, maintains, and submits daily officer’s log on both paper and electronic media.
• Testifies in court proceedings as required; prepares exhibits for the Prosecutor and court as assigned.
• Participates in the development, administration and monitoring of assigned program budget(s) and fiscal activities; assists in projecting future funding needs.
• Provides a full range of information to citizens and other interested parties; interprets, applies and explains ordinances, rules, codes, and regulations; enforces codes.
• Attends and participates in local and regional training and professional group meetings; keeps informed of new trends and innovations; prepares and gives presentations to various groups including citizen groups, committees, homeowner associates, schools, public service organizations, City staff, and other groups as requested.
• May direct, assign, and monitor the work of assigned staff or volunteers; provides direction; maintains a positive and productive work environment; may evaluate work performance and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
• Provides customer service to citizens at the Police Department front-desk; answers telephones, provides information and routes calls to appropriate personnel; greets visitors, provides information, and logs in visitors; releases copies of crime, arrest, and traffic reports in accordance with guidelines; prepares agency releases for towed/stored vehicles.
• Accepts, records, and distributes criminal and civil subpoenas; enters service information into computer.
• Processes and monitors various licenses including animal, firearms dealer, catering permits, alcohol related licenses and permits, pawnbroker, and secondhand dealer licenses;
• Maintains evidence from criminal cases investigated by the police department. Keeps an accurate record of all evidence in departmental custody including its location and status. Disposes of/returns evidence as prescribed by law.  Works with the prosecuting attorneys to make sure that evidence is processed in a timely manner and available for court proceedings when needed.  Assists in processing evidence and shipping it to state labs for necessary testing when required.
• Other duties as assigned by Chief of Police or Sergeant.

Acceptable Experience and Training
• High School diploma or GED.
• Possession of a current valid Idaho Driver’s License.
• Subject to a background check.
• Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
• Desire and ability to work with animals.  Must be able to handle, trap, catch, transport and care for animals and be in their environment with no adverse effects.
• Ability to learn and perform animal facility cleaning and maintenance involving the use of cleaning and disenfecting products.
• Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers.
• Principles and practices of record keeping and reporting.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
• Procedures and techniques of evidence collection, handling, and preservation including fingerprint examination, classification, and comparison.
• Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work including officer safety standards and safe driving principles and practices.
• Effective communication skills and techniques required for gathering, evaluating and transmitting information.
• Principles and practices of customer service.
• Effective English usage, to include proper spelling, grammar and punctuation.
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Successful Applicant will have a High School Diploma or equivalent and a current Valid Idaho Driver’s License. Experience in municipal Law & Code Enforcement including Animal Control and the operation of the Windows 7 operating system and Office 2013, is desired.  Application is available at Grangeville City Hall, 225 W North Street, Grangeville, Idaho.

The City of Grangeville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace
Position is open until filled

 

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

Grangeville Police Department
225 W. North Street Grangeville, ID 83530 (208) 983-1351
Chief of Police Morgan D. Drew

Recruitment Announcement for Police Officer

The Grangeville Police Department is currently recruiting lateral and entry level applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applications will be accepted until October 21, 2014.  Submission of resumes is encouraged; however they will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Please call the Grangeville City Hall at 208 983-2851 or e-mail grangevillepd1@grangeville.us  to request an application.  The City is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary scale:  $12.21 to $21.92 per hour

 Benefits: PERSI retirement plan, City Health Insurance Plan, Vacation Days (up to 10 days per year), Sick Leave Time (up to 8 hours per month)

Grangeville at a glance:

In the 1860’s and early seventies, prospectors and gold seekers crossed a large meadow on the Camas Prairie on their way to the Gold Fields near Florence and Elk City. That meadow later became the incorporated City of Grangeville in 1889, and in a few short years gained the designation of the County Seat of Idaho County in the election of 1902.

Today Grangeville is home to approximately 3,400 residents. Major businesses in and surrounding the city include retail stores, banks, a lumber mill, aviation repair facilities and a car dealership. The county airport is located just outside the city limits and serves private and government aviation. Grangeville is home to K-12 schools that serve the city and surrounding area. Emergency medical services in the area are provided by Syringa Hospital.

Job Summary:

This position performs investigative and general police work involving the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminal offenders, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and the preservation of peace. Work normally involves patrol, investigation, and traffic enforcement duties, which may be performed in police vehicles or on foot. Grangeville Police Officers are strongly oriented toward community services and support community based law enforcement policies. Initial assignment will be to the Patrol Section. Patrol officers work a 12 hour day and an 84 hour work week.

Testing:

Testing will consist of the Idaho POST Physical Standards test for entry level applicants and out of state lateral applicants (add website info for qualification test). Lateral applicants with a valid Idaho POST Patrol certificate will not be required to complete the Physical Standards Test.  Further testing of suitable candidates will consist of a written exercise and an oral interview. Scores from the written exercise and oral interview will be used to determine ranking.  Top ranked candidates will be offered a Chief’s Interview.  Applicants will be notified of the testing date by mail.  Interview times will be given out after the physical portion of the testing process. The P.O.S.T. Physical Readiness Test guidelines may be found at http://www.post.idaho.gov/Forms/documents/PRT-PatDet.pdf

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

 Be 21 years of age, a US citizen, be able to read and speak fluent English, be in excellent physical condition, and possess, or be able to obtain and retain, a valid Idaho State driver’s license.

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

Disqualifying factors:

No felony convictions.
No illegal use or possession of any drug within five years of the last date to file application.
No illegal sale of any drug.
No crimes of Moral Turpitude
No crimes of Domestic Violence including misdemeanor convictions.
Discharge from military service under dishonorable conditions.
Other misdemeanor convictions, including traffic violations, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Suspension or revocation of driving privileges in Idaho, or any other state, is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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