The City Council met in regular session on November 19, 2012 at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
Mayor Walker presided:
City employees present were Chief Drew, Public Works Director McFrederick, Attorney Green and Clerk Kennedy.
MINUTES: The meeting was called to order and the minutes of the November 5th meeting were approved as presented by Councilman Peterson, second by Councilman Lester. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
WWTP PROJECT UPDATE: Public Works Director McFrederick stated the sludge pump equipment is ordered, and building walls and roof should be up by the end of next week. There have been no issues at all; everything is going great. Councilman Lester made a motion, second by Councilman Peterson to approve Pay Request #6 to TML in the amount of $744,929.29. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
Councilman Lorentz stated the rope tow was replaced. Everything is installed and ready to go; the hill just needs snow. The Snowhaven Minutes of November 1, 2012 were accepted on motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Councilman Peterson. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
BILLS: The bills in the amount of $1,201,530.61 were approved and ordered paid out of their respective funds, on motion by Councilman Lester, second by Councilman Houger. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
SURPLUS PICKUP: Public works Director stated the pickup in good shape is worth anywhere from $1,500.00-$2,250.00 if in decent shape, but this one is in poor shape. He felt the $1200.00 bid should be accepted. On motion by Councilman Houger, second by Councilman Peterson to accept the bid for $1,200.00 for the 1993 Chevy pickup. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
RESOLUTION NO. 231
(Resolution No. 231 in its entirety on file in the City’s Resolution File)
The following resolution was introduced by Councilman Lorentz who moved for its adoption. Second by Councilman Peterson.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF GRANGEVILLE REDUCING THE RETURN CHECK FEE
ROLL CALL VOTE: YES: Dumas, Houger, Lester, Lorentz, Grant, Peterson. NO: none. The motion passed. Mayor Walker then declared Resolution No. 231 duly approved and adopted.
SOLID WASTE TASK FORCE: The County is in negotiation on a garbage contract. Mayor Walker stated the County has publicized that they would like to create a task force and Councilman Lester has volunteered to serve. On motion by Councilman Lorentz, second by Peterson to accept the appointment of Councilman Lester to the Idaho County Solid Waste Task Force. Motion carried by a unanimous vote of the Council present.
The meeting adjourned at 8:12 P.M.
Bruce Walker – Mayor
Tonya Kennedy – Clerk