AMENDED AGENDA
 CITY OF POCATELLO
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

October 20, 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 Pastor Starr Reardon, representing First Congregational United Church of Christ.

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 following meetings:  June 6 and 7, 2022 Budget meetings; Clarification and Regular Council meetings of August 4 and August 18, 2022; and Special City Council meeting of October 6, 2022. 

(b)    MATERIAL CLAIMS:  Council may wish to consider Material Claims for the period of October 1 through October 15, 2022. 

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

(d)    GOLF ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Shane Warner to serve on the Golf Advisory Committee, representing the High River Men’s Association.  Shane’s term will begin October 21, 2022 and will expire October 21, 2025.

(e)    GOLF ADVISORY COMMITTEE REAPPOINTMENT:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Ginger Smith, to continue serving on the Golf Advisory Committee, representing High River Women’s Golf Association.  Ginger’s term will begin November 4, 2022 and will expire November 4, 2025.  

(f)    POCATELLO ARTS COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointments of Stacey Barker, Deleena Foster and Kirsten Roberts to serve on the Pocatello Arts Council replacing Joseph Emmanuel, Paige Weber and Aryssa Hutchins.  Stacey’s term will begin October 21, 2022 and expire May 7, 2024.  Deleena’s term will begin October 21, 2022 and expire October 21, 2025.  Kirsten’s term will begin October 21, 2022 and expire June 19, 2024.  

(g)    COUNCIL DECISION – VACATION AND ABANDONMENT OF THE PUBLIC’S INTEREST OF APPROXIMATELY .413 ACRES OF RIGHT-OF-WAY LOCATED ON NORTH 6TH AVENUE:  Council may wish to adopt its decision vacating and abandoning the public’s interest of approximately .413 acres of right-of-way located on North 6th Avenue between East Clark Street and East Center Street.

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

PROCLAMATION

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 – CDBG PY2023 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN NEEDS HEARING

This time has been set aside for the Council to hear comments from citizens and organizations on any housing or non-housing community development needs they have identified that should be prioritized and included in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 2023 Annual Action Plan.  (Legislative Public Hearing) (ACTION ITEM)

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

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) – PORTNEUF GREENWAY FOUNDATION CITY PROPERTY ACCESS AUTHORIZATION

Council may wish to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Portneuf Greenway Foundation for authorization to contract for construction of an extension to the Brennan Trail on City-owned property along the west side of the North Main Extension and approve the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review.  Construction will be funded by Idaho Parks and Recreation Recreational Trails Program grant resources and private donations.  There is no City funding required and the City will have full ownership of the trail upon completion. (ACTION ITEM)

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

IDAHO CENTRAL CREDIT UNION (ICCU) PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR SNOW GROOMING MACHINE – PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

Council may wish to approve a Partnership agreement with Idaho Central Credit Union (ICCU) for the following: (ACTION ITEM)

a)    Accept a donation of a 2022 PistenBully 100 Series snow grooming machine purchased by ICCU with a value of approximately $280,000.00, to allow for high-quality grooming of the Mink Creek Nordic Center on an ongoing basis for the benefit of the community;

b)    In return for the donation of the PistenBully machine by ICCU, the City will provide high-visibility exposure, marketing and recognition opportunities and partnership benefits as outlined in the Partnership Agreement; and

c)    Authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review.

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

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.)
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.