CITY OF POCATELLO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
July 6, 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 Pastor Brian Griffin, Pocatello Baptist Church.
3.

CONSENT AGENDA

The following business items may be approved by one motion and a vote. If any one member of the Council so desires, any matter listed can be moved to a separate agenda item.

(a) MINUTES: Council may wish to waive the oral reading of the minutes and approve the minutes from the Clarification and Regular Council meetings of June 1 and 15, 2017; Executive Session, Study Session and Budget Development meetings of June 8, 2017; Special City Council meeting of June 15, 2017, and the Executive Session of June 28, 2017.

(b) PAYROLL AND MATERIAL CLAIMS: Council may wish to consider payroll and material claims for the month of June 2017.

(c) HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Andrea Talbot to serve as a member of the Historic Preservation Commission, replacing Mary Juehler whose term expired. Ms. Talbot’s term will begin July 10, 2017 and will expire July 10, 2020.

(d) PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Julia Sanders to serve as a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, replacing Ryan Loveland whose term expired. Ms. Sanders’ term will begin July 13, 2017 and will expire July 13, 2021.

(e) ADDENDUM TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT—POLICE UNION: Council may wish to approve an Addendum to the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Portneuf Valley Fraternal Order of Police Local Lodge No. 13, adopting the revised Personnel Administrative Rules dated July 6, 2017 which specifically amend Rule 2 regarding the discipline process.
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.

GREAT AMERICAN ECLIPSE—RV PARKING EXCEPTION PERMIT

Council may wish to approve staff-level approval of exceptions to Pocatello Municipal Code for RV parking during the Great American Eclipse, specifically from August 18 through August 22, 2017.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-6.pdf
7.

PIGGY BACK BID—WPC VEHICLES

Council may wish to consider the recommendations of staff to piggy-back on a State of Idaho bid for the purchase of two 2018 Chevrolet 1500 LT pickup trucks from Smith Chevrolet in the amount of $30,988.57 each for a total bid of $61,977.14. The vehicles will be used in the Water Pollution Control (WPC) Department.

Funds for the purchase are available in WPC’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

EXCEPTION REQUEST FOR VENDOR SALES/BEER PERMIT—POCATELLO SPORTS COMMITTEE

Council may wish to consider the following exception request from the Pocatello Sports Committee, represented by Mike Calley (mailing address: 1410 Kelsea Place, Pocatello ID 83201) in regards to their annual “Pocatello Marathon” Event to be held on September 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. in Lower Ross Park, and on/around the streets of Pocatello:

(a) Pocatello Sports Committee seeks an exception to allow vendor sales and the consumption of beer in Lower Ross Park, near the event finish line. The applicant will be required to meet all applicable City and State laws, submit the required applications, pay the applicable fees and provide liability insurance, naming the City as an additional insured; and

(b) Pocatello Sports Committee seeks continued approval for annual events and associated exceptions to City Ordinances in future years, subject to the Parks and Recreation Director’s review, and barring any significant change or changes to events.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE AND OPEN CONTAINER WAIVER REQUESTS—PORTNEUF VALLEY BREWING

Portneuf Valley Brewing, LLC (mailing address: 615 South First Avenue, Pocatello ID 83201) represented by Penny Nichols Pink, is requesting to temporarily close the 600 block of South 1st Avenue, and is also asking for a waiver of City ordinances regarding open containers to allow the sale of beer and wine at a September 30, 2017 fundraiser for Old Town Pocatello. Portneuf Valley Brewing is requesting that the streets be closed from Noon until Midnight for the event.

If the open container ordinance is waived it should be contingent upon the applicant meeting Police Department requirements and the appropriate catering permits being purchased.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-9.pdf
10.

TEMPORARY STREET CLOSURE—KIND COMMUNITY EVENT

Kind Community (mailing address: 315 West Center Street, Suite 104, Pocatello ID 83204) represented by Courtney Fisher, and Old Town Pocatello (mailing address: 420 North Main Street, Pocatello, ID 83204), represented by Stephanie Palagi, are requesting to temporarily close Center Street from 1st Avenue to Main Street (Center Street Underpass), as well as the 100 block of North Union Pacific Avenue and South Union Pacific Avenue from Bonneville to Center Street on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Kind Community and Old Town Pocatello are requesting the streets be closed from 7:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. for the Kind Community’s 3rd Annual Kind Week Kick-Off Celebration. Staff recommends approval with conditions as outlined on the application.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-10.pdf
11.

WATER ISSUES ANALYSIS AGREEMENT—RIVERSIDE GOLF COURSE

Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign, a Professional Services Agreement with Bowen Collins & Associates, Inc. for a full Hydraulic System Analysis and Identification of Solutions for on-going water issues at Riverside Golf Course, for an amount not to exceed $15,800.00.

 If approved, funds for the analysis would be split equally between the Golf CIP account (004-1308) and the Water Department. Adequate funds for the agreement are available in the Fiscal Year 2017 budget.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-11.pdf
12.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT AGREEMENT—CITY OF CHUBBUCK

Council may wish to authorize the Mayor to sign a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Agreement which provides for the City of Chubbuck to continue discharging their wastewater into the collection system and facilities of Pocatello for treatment and disposal.

The previous agreement will expire July 4, 2017 and the City of Chubbuck wishes to renew for another ten (10) year term. Collection system fees will continue to be paid in accordance with the City of Pocatello’s annual Fee Resolution.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-12.pdf
13.

IDAHO POWER/PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT—CITY CREEK ROAD

Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign, subject to Engineering and Legal Department review, an Idaho Power and Public Utility Easement request at the west end of City Creek Road.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-13.pdf
14.

PRIVATE POWER SERVICE LINE EASEMENT ON CITY CREEK ROAD—MILLER

Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign, subject to Engineering and Legal Department review, an easement request for a private power service line for Ron Miller. The easement will be ten (10) feet wide beginning at the west end of City Creek Road and continuing west for 119 feet.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-14.pdf
15.

ORDINANCE

An ordinance amending Section 2.06.050 of the Pocatello Municipal Code providing the Council’s annual salary be increased to ten thousand six hundred forty-eight dollars and ninety-eight cents ($10,648.98) beginning January 1, 2018 from the amount last set January 1, 2008 and providing that the Mayor’s annual salary be increased to eighty-one thousand one hundred eighty-five dollars and seventy-three cents ($81,185.73) beginning January 1, 2018 from the amount last set January 1, 2014. (This ordinance has been prepared for reading under the rules of suspension.)
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-15.pdf
16.

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.