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. (ACTION ITEM)
(a) MINUTES: Council may wish to waive the oral reading of the minutes and approve the minutes from the March 7, 2019 Executive Session.
(b) TREASURER’S REPORT: Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for February showing cash and investments as of February 28, 2019.
(c) SISTER CITIES COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Kent Hobbs to serve as a member of the African Sister Cities Subcommittee, filling a long-term vacancy. Mr. Hobbs’ term will begin March 22, 2019 and will expire March 22, 2023.
(d) ANNUAL GRANT APPLICATION—ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING: Council may wish to approve a grant application and authorize the Mayor to sign documents related to the grant, if awarded, from Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association in the amount of $300.00. This is an annual grant and will include the purchase and planting of 1 to 2 trees on City property in association with Arbor Day events. Matching funds of (25%) is available in the Parks Department and will be in the form of in-kind services including: a) planning; b) purchase and installation of the trees; and c) celebrating Arbor Day during the Environmental Fair.
(e) APPOINTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW OFFICER—HUD: Council may wish to designate Janae Mitchell, Community Development Block Grant Program Coordinator, as the City’s Environmental Review Officer. This designation is for the purpose of reviewing and approving environmental assessments for projects being funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) within Pocatello city limits.
(f) COUNCIL DECISION—UPHOLDING THE HEARING EXAMINER’S DECISION REGARDING A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR 209 EAST LEWIS: Council may wish to adopt its decision denying the Motion for Reconsideration by Gypsy Holdings, LLC and Hanson Janitorial Supply, Inc. regarding Council’s approval of its prior decision affirming the Hearing Examiner’s approval of a conditional use permit for 209 East Lewis Street. Council voted to uphold its prior decision affirming their decision to allow transitional housing and administrative offices as submitted by Idaho Housing & Finance Association on behalf of Aid for Friends, Inc., in the existing building at 209 East Lewis Street, subject to conditions.
(g) COUNCIL DECISION—STRATTEN ESTATES DIVISION ONE FINAL PLAT: Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the Final Plat for Stratten Estates Division One, which subdivides approximately 3.06 acres of land into sixteen (16) lots, fourteen (14) to accommodate seven (7) townhouse structures and two (2) dedicated to storm water retention, subject to conditions. The property is located near the easterly extension of Troy Lane.