The City Council met in regular session on January 7, 2013 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Chief Drew, Attorney Green, Public Works Director McFrederick and Clerk Kennedy.
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of the December 17th meeting were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Houger. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
VISITORS: Melisa Bryant, with IDA-LEW was present to see if the Council had serious reservations about an ammunition manufacturing business going into the old Forest Service shop building on the truck route. Melisa did understand that the owner would need to go through a variance process. The Council did not express any mayor concerns so Melisa will continue with her work
COMMITTEE REPORTS: On motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Peterson to accept the Mayor’s appointment of Kevin Asker and Mike Sturdevant to a three year term, retro-active to February 2012, expiring February 28, 2015. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
CONSENT AGENDA: Councilman Lester, seconded by Councilman Peterson to approve the consent agenda as read.
1. Approve the following Boards and Commissions:
Library Board: Krista Green (2017), 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 (2015), Kevin Asker (2015)
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: Councilmembers Peterson and Grant, Connie Workman, Dock Stroop,
Lynda Allen, Mark Gravatt
Technical Review Committee: Mike Sturdevant, Tim Kaschmitter and Dan Tackett
2. Approve the Council Committees for 2013
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Houger, Lester, Lorentz, Grant, Peterson. The motion passed.
SOLTMAN EASEMENT REVISION: Public Works Director McFrederick explained the Soltman’s really wanted in city sewer and water in exchange for the 25’ water easement so he amended the easement. On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Lorentz to adopt the revised Soltman agreement to allow in city rates for water and sewer. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
ORDINANCE NO. 882
(Ordinance No. 882 in its entirety on file in the City’s Ordinance File)
On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson to waive the three readings and read the 8th Street vacation ordinance by title only. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The Ordinance was read by title only.
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO, PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF PORTIONS OF PROPERTY ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF BLOCK A OF THE SOUTH ADDITION TO THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, AND PORTIONS OF PROPERTY ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF BLOCK E OF THE KNOB HILL ADDITION TO THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE, AS IS REFLECTED ON THE PLATS OF THOSE TWO SUBDIVISIONS OF THE CITY; PROVIDING AUTHORITY TO THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO SIGN QUITCLAIM DEEDS OF THE VACATED SIX PORTIONS OF PROPERTY WHICH WERE PORTIONS OF 8TH STREET ON THE TWO SAID PLATS TO THE ADJACENT OWNERS AND ADDITIONALLY TO CONVEY PORTIONS OF THE AREA, THE TITLE TO WHICH WAS QUIETED BY DISTRICT COURT DECREE IN CASE NO. CV08-39054; SUCH CONVEYANCES SHALL OVERALL RETAIN FOR THE CITY THE MAIN TRAVELED PORTION OF 8TH STREET AS NOW USED AND ALSO RETAIN FOR THE CITY ALL CURRENTLY USED UTILITY EASEMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES RELATING TO SAID VACATION BY THE CITY IN ORDER TO CORRECT THE DIFFICULTIES BETWEEN THE TWO SAID SUBDIVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND, PROVIDING FOR THE ORDINANCE BECOMING EFFECTIVE UPON ITS PASSAGE, APPROVAL, AND PUBLICATION.
On motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Peterson to adopt Ordinance No. 882 and move for it’s passage and adoption. ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Houger, Lester, Grant, Lorentz, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed. Mayor Walker then declared Ordinance No. 882 duly approved and adopted.
The meeting adjourned at 7:57 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk