AMENDED AGENDA
 CITY OF POCATELLO
CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION

November 10, 2022   •   9:00 AM
 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



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1.

ROLL CALL

2.

HOUSING ALLIANCE AND COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS UPDATE

Representatives from Housing Alliance and Community Partnerships will discuss their goals and projects, as well as Council’s policies and expectations.  (ACTION ITEM)

3.

POCATELLO ARTS COUNCIL UPDATE

Representatives from the Pocatello Arts Council will discuss the Committee’s goals and projects, as well as Council’s policies and expectations.  (ACTION ITEM)

4.

POLICE UNION QUARTERLY UPDATE

Representatives from the Pocatello Police Union will give the Council an update of their activities for the past quarter.

5.

AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) DISCUSSION NO. 3

Public Works staff members will present information to the Council regarding the American Rescue Plan Act and will seek direction from the Council concerning projects to be funded with ARPA funds.  (ACTION ITEM)

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

CDBG POLICIES AND PROCEDURES UPDATE

Neighborhood and Community Services Division staff members will present proposed changes to the existing locally adopted policies and procedures for the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  The changes are necessary to ensure compliance with all federal HUD guidelines as well as any applicable state and local regulations.  Formal adoption of the amended CDBG Policies and Procedures will take place at a future Regular City Council meeting.  (ACTION ITEM)

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

CITY-INITIATED TEXT AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 17 ZONING REGULATIONS

Planning and Development Services staff members will be in attendance to discuss proposed updates to Pocatello City Code Title 17- Zoning Regulations. (ACTION ITEM)

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

BLUE CROSS OF IDAHO MEDICAL PLAN – COST RELIEF FOR SPECIALTY DRUG PROGRAM

Heather Buchanan, Human Resources Director and AJ Argyle, GBS Benefits, will present a new program offered by Blue Cross of Idaho for medical plan participants.  The proposed changes would be a mid-year plan change with no cost increase to the existing plan.  The adjustment will not change prior authorization of prescription medications, but could potentially modify how the prescription plan covers certain medications.  (ACTION ITEM)

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

BIRD SCOOTER PRESENTATION

Michael Covato, representing Bird Scooters, will share a presentation regarding Bird Scooters’ desire to move operations to Pocatello.  Mr. Covato will give an overview of the plan and answer questions from Council.

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

ADJOURN