The City Council met in regular session on January 3, 2012 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Attorney Green, Public Works Director McFrederick, Chief Drew and Clerk Kennedy.
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of the December 19th meeting were approved as presented by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
AGENDA AMENDMENT: none
VISITORS: Cory Baune, J-U-B, reviewed the rebid information for the 2011 WWTP Upgrades. The target rebid is $4.9 million instead $4.4 million. Cory talked about potential savings in the new bid process. The contract documents show the following:
Base bid: Filtration
• #1 Building Extension for Dewatering Equipment
• #2 Dewatering Equipment and Related Items for Dewatering Process
• #3 Non-Potable Water (NPW) Pump System, Piping and Related Items for NPW System
Based upon review by Rural Development, the tentative bid opening is February 8, 2012 with final completion no later than June 2013.
Mike Cook with the Idaho County Airport, was present to discuss changes to Joint Ordinance #19 on Airport Regulations that the City and County previously adopted in 1983. He provided a new map and a copy of the old ordinance with updated changes, asking that the City to adopt the new FFA regulations based upon the airport’s classification. Attorney Green will meet with the County Attorney MacGregor to determine the process the City and County will use.
OATHS OF OFFICE: At this time the following newly elected officials of the City of Grangeville, Councilmembers Brian Lorentz, Michael Peterson and Shelley Dumas were sworn into office by Clerk Kennedy and the official oaths were duly executed and filed. Each one was then presented with a Certificate of Election.
A motion was made by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Houger to nominate Councilman Lester, President of the Council. Nominations were closed per motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present to elect Councilman Lester President of the Council.
Consent Agenda: Councilman Lester, seconded by Councilman Houger to accept the consent agenda as read.
1. Approve the following Boards and Commissions:
Library Board: Carol Kinzer (2012), Angie Green (2016), Shirley Lane (2013),
Joan Hall (2014), David Rauzi (2015)
Planning and Zoning Commission: Wilmer Seaver (2014), Michael Cook (2014), Ed
Eckert (2013), Yolanda Stout (2014), Mike Sturdevant (2012), Jessica Wells (2014),
Kevin Asker (2012)
Snowhaven Ski Board: James Kingma, Jerry Hill, Judy Purdy, Pauline Sullivan, Brian
Snowhaven Expansion Committee: Todd Marek, Mike Sturdevant, Kevin Asker, Paul
Eimers, James Kingma, John Lamb, Mac McBoyle, James Rockwell
ADA Committee: Councilmember Peterson, Connie Workman, Dock Stroop,
Lynda Allen, Mark Gravatt
Technical Review Committee: Mike Sturdevant, Tim Kaschmitter and Dan Tackett
2. Approve the Council Committees for 2012
3. Police and Animal Control Report December 2011: The department had 44 cases written, 0 felony arrests, 12 misdemeanor arrests, 13 citations, 4 written warnings, 1177 service activities, 4 dogs and 0 cats handled.
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Houger, Lester, Lorentz, Peterson. The motion passed.
WWTP REBID: On motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Peterson to advertise for bids on the 2011 WWTP Improvements. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The meeting adjourned at 8:02 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk