CITY OF POCATELLO
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
July 18, 2019  ·   6:00 PM
Council Chambers  |  911 North 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 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.

Citizens have an opportunity to be heard by the Council if the item meets the criteria as described in the agenda item called "DISCUSSION ITEMS." You must sign in at the start of the meeting to be recognized.


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

An invocation will be offered by Pastor Brian Griffin, representing 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. (ACTION ITEM)

(a) MINUTES: Council may wish to waive the oral reading of the minutes and approve the minutes from the July 1, 2019 City Council Executive Session; and the July 9, 2019 City Council Executive Session.

(b) TREASURER’S REPORT: Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for June showing cash and investments as of June 30, 2019.

(c) HUMAN RELATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE REAPPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Gloria Mayer to continue her service as a member of the Human Relations Advisory Committee. Ms. Mayer’s term will begin August 8, 2019 and will expire August 8, 2023.

(d) RATIFICATION OF AGREEMENT—US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE: Council may wish to ratify the execution of a Landowner Agreement between the City of Pocatello and US Fish and Wildlife Service, subject to Legal Department review. The services provided are in support of the Portneuf River Vision, including the creation of a canoe trail and associated public outreach and wildlife habitat improvements. There is no cost to the City for this agreement.
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.

FINAL PLAT—NORTHGATE DISTRICT DIVISION 1

Ken Pape of Portneuf Development, LLC, (mailing address: 4990 Valenty Road, Suite H, Chubbuck, ID 83202) represented by Chris Adams of Creek Hollow & Associates, Inc., (mailing address: 611 Wilson Avenue, Suite 1A, Pocatello, ID 83201) has submitted a final plat to subdivide 3.535 acres (more or less) into three (3) lots. The subdivision is to be known as Northgate District Division 1.

At their meeting on February 13, 2019 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the preliminary plat with conditions outlined by staff. (ACTION ITEM)
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-6.pdf
7.

GOLF CONCESSIONAIRE AGREEMENT RENEWAL

Council may wish to consider approving the revised FORE Golf Concession Agreement Renewal, allowing for continued operation of the Highland and Riverside Golf Courses through December 31, 2023. (ACTION ITEM)
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

BID/CONTRACT—FAIRGROUNDS SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION PROJECT

Council may wish to consider the recommendations of staff for the following requests regarding the Fairgrounds Sanitary Sewer Extension Project. (ACTION ITEM)

a) Accept the low responsive bid received on June 26, 2019, from A+ Contractors, LLC, in the amount of $895,434.70 and, if the bid is accepted;

b) Authorize the Mayor’s execution of the Agreement between the City of Pocatello and A+ Contractors, LLC, in the amount of $895,434.70, for the Fairgrounds Sanitary Sewer Extension Project, subject to Legal Department Review.

Staff recommends approval.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

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.)
10.

ADJOURN




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.