CITY OF POCATELLO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
May 18, 2017  ·   6:00 PM
Council Chambers | 911 N 7th Avenue


Any citizen who wishes to address the Council shall first be recognized by the Mayor, and shall then give his/her name and address for the record. If a citizen wishes to read documentation of any sort to the Council, he/she shall first seek permission from the Mayor. A three (3) minute time limitation is requested for Council presentations.


City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Program access accommodations can be provided with three (3) days’ advance notice by contacting Dave Hunt at dhunt@pocatello.us; 208.234.6248 or 5815 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello, Idaho.


The purpose of the agenda is to assist the Council and interested citizens in the conduct of this public meeting. Citizens should examine the agenda for the item of their interest. However, citizens are advised that while some agenda items allow for public comment during discussion/consideration not every item does. If the matter the citizen wishes to discuss is not listed on the formal agenda, an opportunity to be heard by the Council is the agenda item described as "DISCUSSION ITEMS." Total time allotted for this item is fifteen (15) minutes, with a maximum of three (3) minutes per speaker. You must sign in at the start of the meeting.


AGENDA CLARIFICATION MEETING: A meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Paradice Conference Room at City Hall, prior to the regular meeting for clarification of the agenda.


RECESS: In the event the meeting is still in progress at 7:30 p.m., the Mayor may call a ten-minute recess to allow Council members and participants a brief rest period.




1.

ROLL CALL AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2.

INVOCATION

The invocation will be offered by Karen Pease representing the Bahai Faith.
3.

CONSENT AGENDA

(a) MINUTES: Council may wish to waive the oral reading of the minutes and approve the minutes from the Clarification and Regular Council meeting of April 6, 2017; the Study Session of April 13, 2017; and the Joint Cities/County meeting of April 17, 2017.

(b) TREASURER’S REPORT: Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for April showing cash and investments as of April 30, 2017.

(c) SISTER CITIES COMMITTEE—AFRICAN SUBCOMMITTEE APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Jennifer Parker to serve as a member of the African Sister Cities Subcommittee, filling a long-term vacancy. Ms. Parker’s term will begin May 19, 2017 and will expire May 19, 2021.

(d) COUNCIL DECISION—SPOKLIE SUBDIVISION SHORT PLAT: Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the Final Short Plat for the Spoklie Subdivision, a replat of Lot 1 Block 1 of the Falcon Ridge Subdivision, which subdivides approximately .54 acres of land into two (2) residential lots, subject to conditions. The property, located between Grant Avenue and Hawkweed Drive, is zoned Residential Medium Density Single Family (RMS), and will have direct access from Grant Avenue.

(e) COUNCIL DECISION—APPEAL OF HEARING EXAMINER’S DECISION FOR OFF-PREMISE SIGN - 978 HILINE ROAD: Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the appeal and overturning the Hearing Examiner’s approval of an off-premise billboard sign at 978 Hiline Road requested by Sanju Choudhury of Jeeves Ads.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-3.pdf
4.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS

5.

CALENDAR REVIEW

Council may wish to take this opportunity to inform other Council members of upcoming meetings and events that should be called to their attention.
6.

APPOINTMENT CONFIRMATION—PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Melanie Gygli as Planning and Development Services Director effective May 18, 2017.
7.

EXCEPTION REQUEST—POCATELLO KENNEL CLUB

The Pocatello Kennel Club, represented by Jill Humphries (mailing address: 742 Poole Avenue, Pocatello ID 83201) is asking for permission to allow a Club member to stay in an RV parked at OK Ward Park parking lot for the following dates: May 18 through 20, 2017; and September 28 through 30, 2017 to serve as security during the Club’s 3-day agility trials to be held May 19 through 21 and September 28 through 30, 2017.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

VEHICLE PIGGY BACK BIDS

Council may wish to consider the recommendation of staff to approve the following vehicle piggy-back bids:

(a) FIRE DEPARTMENT—one 2017 Chevrolet Suburban $42,666.00 piggy-back on a State of Idaho bid from Smith Chevrolet as presented at the May 11, 2017 Study Session;

(b) STREET OPERATIONS—one 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe $39,382.00 piggy-back on a State of Idaho bid from Smith Chevrolet. Funds are available in the Street Operations budget; and

(c) POLICE DEPARTMENT—two 2017 Ford PI SUV $30,247.43 each (total $60,494.86) on a State of Idaho bid from Phil Meador Courtesy Ford as presented at the April 13, 2017 Study Session. Total cost to purchase and equip the vehicles for Police use is $119,143.00.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT—2017 GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE

Council may wish to consider a cooperative agreement giving the Region 3 Incident Management and Support Team (R3-IMAST) authority to create a regional coordination plan for the 2017 Great American Eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017 as discussed at the May 11, 2017 Study Session. At no time will the R3 IMAST take charge of local resources or incur expenses on behalf of a jurisdiction without direct authority as described in the document.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-9.pdf
10.

AIRPORT AMENDED LEASE AGREEMENT—ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign an amended concession lease agreement between the City and Enterprise Rent-A-Car for property at the Airport. The amendment stipulates that, upon rebidding of the airport car rental leases in 2020, if Enterprise is not a successful bidder, the winning bidder will be required to purchase the car wash facility built by Enterprise, for an amount previously agreed upon between Enterprise and the City. All other terms and conditions of the lease will remain unchanged and in force.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-10.pdf
11.

UPRR PIPELINE CROSSING AGREEMENT—BULLOCK STREET

Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor’s signature on an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) to allow a buried water pipeline crossing of the Montana Branch Line at Bullock Street. This waterline crossing is needed to improve the service connectivity of the water system to Pocatello Square.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-11.pdf
12.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

This time has been set aside to hear discussion items not listed on the agenda.  Items which appeared somewhere else on the agenda will not be discussed at this time.  The Council is not allowed to take any official action at this meeting on matters brought forward under this agenda item.  Items will either be referred to the appropriate staff or scheduled on a subsequent agenda.  You must sign in at the start of the meeting in order to be recognized.  (Note: Total time allotted for this item is fifteen (15) minutes, with a maximum of three (3) minutes per speaker.)



PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURE
  1. Explanation of hearing procedures by Mayor or staff.
    • Ten (10) minute time limit on applicant presentation.
    • Three (3) minute time limit on public testimony.
    • Names and addresses are required from those presenting/testifying.
    • Questions/comments should be addressed to the Mayor and Council.
    • Council members must make their decision regarding the application on facts already in the record and information presented at the public hearing.  Conflicts of interest, site visits and ex-parte contacts by Council members will be acknowledged.
    • Protocol requires that Council and audience be recognized by the Mayor prior to speaking.
  2. Mayor opens hearing.
  3. Presentation by applicant.
    Note:  Remember, applicant bears the responsibility for making his/her case.  This is also the time for Council members to ask their questions of the applicant.
  4. Presentation by staff.
  5. Written correspondence submitted for the record.
  6. Testimony by those supporting the application.
  7. Testimony by those uncommitted on the application.
  8. Testimony by opponents to the application.
  9. Rebuttal by the applicant.
  10. Mayor closes the hearing and initiates motion/deliberations.
    Note:  The Mayor may choose to require a motion prior to the discussion in order to focus deliberations, or, the Mayor may choose to allow deliberations prior to the motion in order to facilitate wording of the motion.
  11. Develop a written and reasoned statement supporting the decision.
READING OF AN ORDINANCE PROCEDURE
  1. Council determines which option below will be used to read the Ordinance by roll call vote.
  2. The Ordinance is read by City Staff (usually City Attorney).
  3. Mayor will declare the final reading of the ordinance and ask “Shall the Ordinance pass?”  After roll call is taken, Mayor will announce whether or not the ordinance passed.
The Council has the following options for reading ordinances. If the Council makes no motion, the ordinance will be read by title on two occasions and at length on the third occasion and placed on final passage for publication.

EXAMPLE MOTIONS:

FOR THREE SEPARATE READINGS: "I move the ordinance, Agenda Item # , be read only by title on three separate occasions and placed on final passage and ordered for publication, and that only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."

FOR ONE READING UNDER RULES SUSPENSION: "I move the ordinance, Agenda Item # , be read only by title and placed on final passage for publication, and that only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."

Before the ordinance can be read under Option 1 or 2, the Council, by a vote of one-half plus one (4) of the full Council, must vote to direct how the ordinance is to be read.