The City Council met in regular session on January 3, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Chief Drew, Clerk Kennedy and Attorney Green. Public Works Director McFrederick absent.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of December 19th were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Winkler. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
AMENDMENTS: On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Winkler to amend the agenda to add Kevin Asker and Andy McNab as the information came in after the agenda posting deadline. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
VISITORS: Nancy Asker explained the Octoberfest committee wanted to have Octoberfest September 16th, but close streets and heritage square starting the 14th. They would like the roads closed the same as last year and they would like to close South Street from BK Tire to State Street for a car show, they still will have the beer garden and they’d like to close Heritage Square Thursday night after stores closed. They are hoping to have a brewery come for the beer garden.
On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson to allow Octoberfest to use North State from North Street to Main, South State from Main Street to South Street, also South Street from State to College for closure on September 15th and 16th and close Heritage Square from September 14th-16th. The quilt show and fun run will also be that weekend. They are trying to combine more events with Octoberfest. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
Andy McNab, Grangeville Golf and Country Club requested the remainder of the Webb funds for their well project. On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Winkler to have the City disburse the rest of the Webb funds to the Country Club. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
Kevin Asker representing Friends of the NRA explained the annual Friends of the NRA Banquet will be held at the Grangeville Elks lodge on February 10th. He is requesting a banner to be hung now until the banquet. On motion by Councilman Winkler, second by Councilman Lester to allow Kevin Asker to hang the Friends of NRA banner from now until February 10th. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
CONSENT AGENDA: On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson to remove the technical review committee from the consent agenda. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
Councilman Peterson, seconded by Councilman Lester to accept the consent agenda minus the technical review committee.
1. Approve the following Boards and Commissions:
Library Board: David Rauzi (2015 expired-trying to find a replacement), Brett
Rogers (2019), Meleah McCulley (2019), Serena Jackson (2020), Susan Anderson (2020), Amy Farris (liaison)
Planning and Zoning Commission: Michael Cook (2017), Yolanda Stout (2017),
Kevin Asker (2018), Don Kissinger (2017), Lance McColloch (2018)
Snowhaven Expansion Committee: Todd Marek, Mike Sturdevant, Kevin Asker, Paul
Eimers, James Kingma, John Lamb, Mac McBoyle, James Rockwell
ADA Committee: Councilmembers Peterson and Grant, Connie Workman, Dock Stroop,
Lynda Fox, Mark Gravatt
2. Approve the Council Committees for 2017
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Farris, Winkler, Lester, Lane, Grant, Peterson. Motion carried.
The Technical Review Committee will be on the next agenda after visiting with Bob Mager and Dan Tackett. This was removed since Dan was on the committee as the fire chief; however Bob is now the fire chief.
GENEALOGY MOVE UPDATE: Councilman Peterson explained Genealogy had a Christmas Lunch in December. They are moving into Jeff Payne’s old office just behind Methodist church. He has volunteered the space with the utilities included. Genealogy wanted to use it for the first meeting of the year. Clerk Kennedy explained they requested help to move just this afternoon from Public Works.
The meeting adjourned at 7:55 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk