CITY OF POCATELLO
CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
December 7, 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 Ba’hai Faith.
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 City Council Executive Session of October 24, 2017; Clarification and Regular Council meetings of October 19, 2017 and November 2, 2017; and the City Council Executive Session and Special City Council meetings of November 9, 2017.

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

(c) AIRPORT COMMISSION APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Mike Ennis to serve as a member of the Airport Commission, replacing Dwayne Sudweeks whose term expired. Mr. Ennis’ term will begin December 8, 2017 and will expire December 8, 2019.

(d) ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY BOARD APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Daniel Lenihan to serve as a member of the Animal Shelter Advisory Board, replacing Stephanie Adams who resigned. Mr. Lenihan’s term will begin December 8, 2017 and will expire February 2, 2018.

(e) CHILD CARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Heather Kemp to serve as a member of the Child Care Advisory Committee, replacing Judy Boren whose term expired. Ms. Kemp’s term will begin December 8, 2017 and will expire December 8, 2021.

(f) CONSTRUCTION BOARD OF APPEALS AND REVIEW REAPPOINTMENTS: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s reappointments of Michael Bright and Terry Swallow to continue their service as members of the Construction Board of Appeals and Review. Both terms will begin December 31, 2017 and will expire December 31, 2019.

(g) 2017 POLICE RETIREMENT BOARD ELECTION: Council may wish to acknowledge that the winners of the Police Retirement Board Election held on November 6, 2017 were Tim Hillebrant, Steve Stuart and Travis Wilhelm. The winners of the Board Election will take office on January 4, 2018.

(h) COUNCIL DECISION—VACATION OF CITY’S RIGHT OF WAY ALONG A PORTION OF WEDGE WAY: Council may wish to adopt its decision to vacate the public’s interest in right-of-way along a portion of Wedge Way and the adjacent public utility easement.

(i) COUNCIL DECISION—THE 14TH HOLE SUBDIVISION FINAL SHORT PLAT: Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the Final Short Plat for The 14th Hole Subdivision, which subdivides approximately .78 acres of land into three (3) residential lots, subject to conditions. The property is located at the end of Wedge Way, is zoned Residential Medium Density Single Family (RMS), and will have access via Wedge Way.

(j) COUNCIL DECISION—MOUNTAIN WEST SUBDIVISION/DIVISION ONE FINAL PLAT: Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the Final Plat for Mountain West Subdivision – Division One (1), which subdivides approximately 9.889 acres of land into ninety-three (93) lots, ninety-one (91) residential and two (2) common, subject to conditions. The property is located in the 4200 block of Hawthorne Road, is zoned Residential Commercial Professional (RCP), and will have access from Mountain West Drive.

(k) PROPERTY PURCHASE: Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign documents related to an offer allowing the City to purchase property not owned by a public agency, subject to Legal Department review. Details of said property were discussed in an Executive Session held November 9, 2017 which was immediately followed by a Special City Council meeting where City Council approved a motion to allow City representatives to make an offer on said property.
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.

ACCEPTANCE—CANVASS VOTES FOR 2017 GENERAL ELECTION

Council may wish to accept the Canvass Election Results for the City of Pocatello General Election held on November 7, 2017. Bannock County Commissioners, serving as Board of Canvassers of Election, have provided signed abstracts of all votes cast within Pocatello City limits.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-6.pdf
7.

PUBLIC HEARING—ANNEXATION OF LAND NORTH OF EAST CHUBBUCK ROAD

This time has been set aside for the Council to hear comments from the public regarding a request by Town Center JV, Portneuf Development LLC, Millennial Development Partners (mailing addresses: 609 West Maple Street, Pocatello, ID 83201), Robert Hart (mailing address: 4848 Pleasant View Drive, Chubbuck, Idaho 83202), and Portneuf Health Trust, Inc. (mailing address: 500 South 11th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83201) represented by Todd Young and Mike Jaglowski (mailing address: 4990 Valenty Road, Suite J, Chubbuck, ID 83202), to annex and zone approximately 296.82 acres of land north of East Chubbuck Road and east of Interstate 15. The proposed zoning for the property is Commercial General, Residential Commercial Professional, Residential Estate and Residential Medium Density Single-Family with a Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map designation to be applied per Municipal Code 17.02.110.

At their meeting on November 8, 2017, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the request.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

RESOLUTION/GRANT AGREEMENT FOR AIRPORT PROJECTS

Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign a Resolution, Grant Agreement and other pertinent documents related to accepting a grant offer from the Idaho Transportation Department Division of Aeronautics. The grant is for $20,781.00 to reimburse expenses incurred against the Fiscal Year 2017 airport improvement project consisting of the rehabilitation of runways 3/21 and 17/35, rehabilitation of taxiways B and C, design work for reconstruction of the northeast hangar access taxiway, and purchase of a plow truck with material spreader.

The grant requires a City expenditure of $41,562.45, which was incurred using Airport Passenger Facility Charge funds already allocated to the project.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

SANITATION DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT—SOLE SOURCE EXPENDITURE AND DECLARATION

Council may wish to accept the recommendation of Sanitation staff and declare the purchase of one 2018 Peterbilt left-hand model 220 cab and chassis with a Bridgeport left-hand CSC packer body to be a valid sole source expenditure. This equipment purchase in the amount of $207,416.00 will be primarily used for dumping 96 gallon carts on the left-hand side of the City’s one-way streets. Council may also wish to authorize the Mayor to sign documents related to the purchase, subject to Legal Department review.

Funds for this request have been allocated in the Sanitation Department’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-9.pdf
10.

ORDINANCES

An ordinance repealing Chapter 15.10 “Fireworks Regulations” of the revised and compiled ordinances of the City of Pocatello, 1983; and enacting a new Chapter 15.10 “Fireworks Regulations”.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-10.pdf
11.

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.