CITY OF POCATELLO
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
October 18, 2018   ·   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

The invocation will be offered by Pastor Brian Griffin, 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 Clarification meetings of September 20, 2018 and October 4, 2018; and the minutes from the September 20, 2018 and October 4, 2018 Regular City Council meetings.

(b) TREASURER’S REPORT: Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for September showing cash and investments as of September 30, 2018.
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.

PUBLIC HEARING—FISCAL YEAR 2019 PROGRAM OF PROJECTS—TRANSIT

This time has been set aside for the Council to receive comments from the public regarding approval of the following grant-assisted projects for Public Transit: (ACTION ITEM)

a) Federal Transit Administration Rural Idaho Transportation Department Grants, (5311 and 5339), in the amount of $1,087,415.00 for Fiscal Year 2019. Required local match is $350,401.00. No City funds are used for the Rural Program;

b) Federal Transit Administration Urban Grant 5307 in the amount of $1,551,134.00 for Fiscal Year 2019 with a local share of $755,284.00; Local Share is available in the 2019 Public Transit budget; and

c) Authorize the Public Transit Director to make necessary amendments and modifications related to the grants, subject to Legal Department review.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-6.pdf
7.

FINAL PLAT—LILAC SUBDIVISION

Steve Theobald, represented by Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying (mailing address: 600 East Oak Street, Pocatello, ID 83201), has submitted a final plat application to subdivide 2.99 acres (more or less) into 13 residential lots. The subdivision is to be known as Lilac Subdivision and is located on an extension of Lilac Street, west of Hawthorne Road. (ACTION ITEM)

At their meeting on July 11, 2018 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval with conditions.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-7.pdf
8.

FINAL PLAT—JUNIPER RESERVE DIVISION 2

Juniper Land Corp., (mailing address: 2980 Clearwater Street, Pocatello, ID 83201) represented by Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying (mailing address: 600 East Oak Street, Pocatello, ID 83201) has submitted a final plat application to subdivide 6.15 acres (more or less) into 11 residential lots. The subdivision is to be known as Juniper Reserve Division 2 and is located on an extension of Shadowpines Way, east of Juniper Reserve Division 1. (ACTION ITEM)

At their meeting on January 10, 2018 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval with conditions.
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-8.pdf
9.

GRANT APPLICATION—AIRPORT

Council may wish to approve a grant application and authorize the Mayor to sign the grant offer and any other pertinent documents, if awarded, for a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under the Airport Improvement Program in the amount of $4,000,000.00. The projects to be completed under the grant include rehabilitation of Taxiway A North; Terminal apron; FBO apron; heavy aircraft apron; replacement of electrical vault/beacon and rehabilitation and widening of Taxiway A-2.

The grant will require a 6.25% local match which will be funded using Airport Passenger Facility Charges (PFC’s). (ACTION ITEM)
Documents:
  1. agenda-item-9.pdf
10.

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.)
11.

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.