CITY OF POCATELLO
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
July 16, 2020  ·   6:00 PM
Council Chambers  |  911 North 7th Avenue


In-person attendance is allowed, but strict social distancing measures are in place. Attendance is limited.

The full Council meeting will be live-streamed at:
http://streaming.pocatello.us/ and available on Sparklight Cable channel 56

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 Skyler Beebe at sbeebe@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 only Public Hearings allow for public comment during the discussion/consideration process.


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 a moment of silence.
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. (ACTION ITEM)

(a) MINUTES: Council may wish to waive the oral reading of the minutes and approve the minutes from the Clarification and Regular City Council meetings of June 18, 2020.

(b) TREASURER’S REPORT: Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for June 2020 showing cash and investments as of June 30, 2020.

(c) ADA GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Ricky Taylor to serve as a member of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Grievance Committee, filling a long-term vacancy. Mr. Taylor’s term will begin July 17, 2020 and will expire July 17, 2022.

(d) PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD REAPPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Doug Milder to continue his service as a member of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Mr. Milder’s term will begin July 6, 2020 and expire July 6, 2022.
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.

GRANT APPLICATIONS – PLANNING DEPARTMENT

Council may wish to approve submission of the following grants and, if awarded, authorize acceptance of the grant and Mayor’s signature on documents related to the grant, subject to Legal Department review: (ACTION ITEM)

a) Fiscal Year 2021 Community Enhancement Grant -application to the Idaho State Historical Society in the amount of $2,500.00 with an in-kind match of $2,500.00. The grant monies will be used to produce canvas prints that feature historic images of Pocatello that can be used as a fundraising tool for preservation work on the Historic Brady Chapel.

b) Walmart Local Community Grant – application to Walmart, Inc. in the amount of $5,000.00 with zero city match and the option to apply for the grant up to 25 times within the 2020 grant cycle. The grant monies will be used for preservation work on the Historic Brady Chapel.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-6.pdf
7.

PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH CONNECTIONS CREDIT UNION – ZOO ENTRANCE BUILDING AND GIFT SHOP

Council may wish to consider approving a Partnership Agreement with Connections Credit Union as discussed at the January 9, 2020 Work Session whereby: (ACTION ITEM)

a) Connections Credit Union will donate financial resources in the amount of $125,000.00 for construction of the Zoo Entrance and Gift Shop building; and

b) In return for the provision of financial resources by Connections Credit Union - the City, Zoo Idaho and the Zoo Idaho Zoological Society will provide high visibility exposure, marketing and recognition opportunities, and other partnership benefits as outlined in the Partnership agreement.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

PURCHASE AND DONATION AGREEMENT WITH ZOO IDAHO ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY – ZOO IDAHO ENTRANCE BUILDING AND GIFT SHOP

Council may wish to consider approving a Purchase and Donation Agreement with Zoo Idaho Zoological Society, as discussed at the January 9, 2020 Council Work Session, whereby the Society would purchase a single-story, log cabin design entrance and gift shop building in the amount of approximately $45,315.47, and then donate the building structure to the City for the overall benefit and enjoyment of the community. (ACTION ITEM)

Zoo Idaho Zoological Society is a private, non-profit 501c3 charitable organization whose mission is to promote community involvement and financial support to benefit the mission, long-range design, expansion and accreditation of Zoo Idaho.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

AGREEMENT/RESOLUTION FOR AVCENTER, INC. – AIRPORT LEASE RENEWAL

Council may wish to approve by resolution a lease agreement renewal between the City and AvCenter, Inc., and authorize the Mayor to sign the resolution and agreement. The leased premises consist of six parcels of property. Including three hangar buildings, for a total of approximately 5 acres at the airport for the purpose of a general fixed base operator flying service. (ACTION ITEM)

The lease term will be 15 years with a 10-year renewal option. The rental rate will be $1,953.70 per month with annual CPI increases for the first 10 years and rent renegotiation at the end of each lease term year thereafter. In addition, Lessee shall pay a fuel flowage fee as set forth in the annual Airport Rates and Fees Schedule.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-9.pdf
10.

2020 COPS HIRING PROGRAM GRANT ACCEPTANCE

Council may wish to accept a 2020 COPS Hiring Program Grant to provide funding for five (5) officers as discussed at the July 9, 2020 Council Work Session and authorize the Mayor’s signature on documents related to the grant. (ACTION ITEM)

The grant provides an opportunity to partner with Fort Hall Shoshone Bannock Indian Tribes to combat human trafficking, violent crime, drugs, and to build a community education program.
11.

SOLE SOURCE DECLARATION AND PURCHASE – POLICE BODY WORN CAMERAS

Police Department staff will present the following proposal regarding Panasonic Body Work Cameras, Panasonic Redaction software and an upgrade in capacity for the City’s current server: (ACTION ITEM)

a) bid acceptance from Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corporation of America (PIPSA);

b) declare PIPSA as a Sole Source provider; and

c) authorize the use of Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Contingency funds in the amount of $166,689.69.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-11.pdf
12.

SOLE SOURCE DECLARATION AND PURCHASE – 3D SCANNER FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT

Police Department staff will present the following proposal regarding a FARO 3D Focus S70 Scanner as discussed at the July 9, 2020 Work Session: (ACTION ITEM)

a) bid acceptance from FARO Technologies in the amount of $55,643.72;

b) declare FARO Technologies as a sole source provider; and

c) authorize the use of Fiscal Year 2020 Capital Contingency funds in the amount of $55,643.72.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-12.pdf
13.

ORDINANCES

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.
ORDINANCES: The Council has the following options for reading ordinances. If the Council makes no motion, the ordinance will be read on three (3) different days, two (2) readings of which may be by title only and one (1) reading of which shall be in full and placed on final passage for publication. (ACTION ITEM)

EXAMPLE MOTIONS:

Option 1: 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."

Option 2: FOR THREE SEPARATE READINGS: "I move the ordinance, Agenda Item #__, be read on three separate days. First and second readings will be by title and in full on the third reading. The ordinance shall then be placed on final passage for publication, and only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."

Before the ordinance can be read under Option 1, the Council must pass said motion by a vote of one-half plus one (4) of the full Council.

An ordinance ready for reading.

13. An ordinance to rezone Lots 11 and 12, Block 353, Pocatello Townsite from Light Industrial (LI) to Residential Commercial Professional (RCP). (ACTION ITEM)
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-13.pdf
14.

ADJOURN