AGENDA
 CITY OF POCATELLO
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

July 21, 2022   •   6:00 PM
 Council Chambers | 911 North 7th Avenue


During low/medium COVID-19 community level designations, individuals are encouraged, but not required, to wear masks/face coverings.

During high COVID-19 community level designations, individuals will be required to wear masks/face coverings.
 
 The 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.

Citizens have an opportunity to be heard by the Council if the item meets the criteria as described in the agenda item called "ITEMS FROM THE AUDIENCE." 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

The invocation will be offered by Karen Pease, representing Baha’i 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. (ACTION ITEM)

(a)    MINUTES:  Council may wish to waive the oral reading of the minutes and approve the minutes from the Council Clarification and Regular City Council meetings of June 2, 2022.  

(b)    MATERIAL CLAIMS:  Council may wish to consider Material Claims for the period of June 30, 2022 through July 15, 2022. 

(c)    TREASURER’S REPORT:  Council may wish to consider the treasurer’s Report for May 2022 showing cash and investments as of May 31, 2022. 

(d)    COUNCIL DECISION – ZONE MAP AMENDMENT: Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the request from B Street Investments, LLC to amend the zoning designation for approximately 3.05 acres of land located south of High Terrace Division 1 and east of Tuscany Hills Subdivision 1st Addition from Residential Estate (RE) to Residential Low Density (RL).

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-3.pdf
4.

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.
5.

OPEN CONTAINER WAIVER REQUEST – MOLINELLI’S DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY

Council may wish to consider a request by Molinelli’s Jewelers, represented by Stephanie Palagi, Historic Downtown Pocatello, (mailing address:  420 North Main Street, Pocatello, ID  83201) for a waiver of the open container ordinance to allow beer and wine to be consumed on the 100 block of North Main Street for the First Annual Molinelli’s Downtown Block Party on August 13, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  If the open container requirement is waived, it should be contingent upon the applicant meeting Police Department requirements and the appropriate catering permits being purchased.  (ACTION ITEM)

A Block Party Permit request has been submitted to the Street Department for the temporary closure of the 100 block of North Main Street.  Security will be provided by employees of Mollinelli’s Jewelers and street closure equipment is being provided by Historic Downtown Pocatello, Inc.

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-5.pdf
6.

FINAL PLAT APPLICATION – STRATTEN ESTATES DIVISION 3 SUBDIVISION

Council may wish to approve a final plat application submitted by Homes West, Inc., represented by Sean O’Brien of Rocky Mountain Engineering & Surveying (mailing address:  600 East Oak Street, Pocatello, ID  83201) to subdivide 4.30 acres (more or less) into twenty-three (23) lots.  The proposed subdivision is generally located east of Troy Lane and west of Hawthorne Road.  Staff finds the proposal is compliant with all applicable standards of Pocatello Municipal Code with conditions listed in the staff report.  (ACTION ITEM)

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-6.pdf
7.

AIRPORT GRANT AGREEMENT AND RESOLUTION

Council may wish to adopt a resolution and approve the Mayor to sign a Grant Agreement and any other pertinent documents, to accept a grant offer from the Idaho Transportation Department Division of Aeronautics.  The grant is for $200,000.00, which will be used over the next 3 to 4 years to provide required match funds for FAA Airport Improvement Program grant funds.  The tentative projects scheduled to be completed using the funds include purchasing airfield equipment, rehabbing apron, taxilane, parking lot and entrance road pavements, rehab of the main runway, replacement of the access control system and renovation of terminal restrooms. (ACTION ITEM)

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH IDAHO CENTRAL CREDIT UNION – COMMUNITY SPLASHPAD FACILITY AT OK WARD PARK

Council may wish to consider approving a Partnership Agreement with Idaho central Credit Union for the following:

a)    Accept a donation from Idaho Central Credit Union in the amount of $400,000.00 for construction of a community splashpad facility at OK Ward Park; and

b)    In return for the provision of financial resources by Idaho Central Credit Union, the City will provide high-visibility exposure, marketing and recognition opportunities and other partnership benefits as outlined in the Partnership Agreement.  (ACTION ITEM)

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

ORDINANCE

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.

Ordinance ready for reading:

9:    An ordinance amending the zoning designation for two parcels of property located north of Goldstar Drive and south of Goldstar Drive and west of Olympus Drive from Residential Commercial Professional (RCP) to Commercial General (CG) with a concurrent amendment to the Comprehensive Plan Map designation of Mixed Use (MU) to Commercial (C).  (ACTION ITEM)

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-9.pdf
10.

ITEMS FROM THE AUDIENCE

This time has been set aside to hear items from the audience not listed on the agenda. Items which appeared somewhere else on the agenda will not be heard 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 may 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.)
11.

ADJOURN