AGENDA
 CITY OF POCATELLO
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

November 17, 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 Jim Jones, representing Blazing Grace 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 Budget meeting of June 8, 2022.  

(b)    MATERIAL CLAIMS:  Council may wish to consider Material Claims for the period of November 1 through November 12, 2022.

(c)    TREASURER’S REPORT:  Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for September 2022 showing cash and investments as of September 30, 2022. 

(d)    ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY BOARD APPOINTMENT:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Paige Zellmer to serve as a member of the Animal Shelter Advisory Board replacing Kelly Boodry who resigned.  Paige’s term will begin November 18, 2022 and will expire February 9, 2024.  

(e)    HUMAN RELATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointments of Jamie Anthony and Edward Kammerer to serve as members of the Human Relations Advisory Committee replacing Chris Cole Clegg and Jenna Thompson.  Jamie’s term will begin November 18, 2022 and expire March 22, 2024.  Edward’s term will begin November 18, 2022 and will expire August 8, 2023.

(f)    INVESTMENT AND AUDIT COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointments of Eugene Hill, Bonny Schroeder, Linda Leeuwrik, Corey Mangum and Benny Mah to serve as members of the Investment and Audit Committee.  All terms will begin November 18, 2022 and are non-expiring. 

(g)    POCATELLO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REAPPOINTMENT:  Council may wish to confirm Brian Blad’s reappointment to the Pocatello Development Authority Board of Directors.  Mayor Blad’s term will begin May 1, 2022 and will expire May 1, 2026. 

(h)    POCATELLO REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION APPOINTMENT:  Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Ali Khan to serve as a member of the Pocatello Regional Airport Commission replacing Steven Booth whose term expired.  Ali’s term will begin November 18, 2022 and will expire November 18, 2024.

(i)    COUNCIL DECISION – CONTRACT REZONE REQUEST - JG VENTURES, LLC:  Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the request from JG Ventures, LLC to rezone by contract approximately 8.75 acres of land located in the 700 block of Hospital Way from Residential Low Density (RL) to Residential Commercial Professional (RCP). 

(j)    COUNCIL DECISION – SHORT PLAT APPROVAL – PORTNEUF VIEWS:  Council may wish to adopt its decision approving the short plat for Portneuf Views, which subdivides approximately 3.09 acres of land located at the northwest intersection of Highland Boulevard and Gwen Drive into four (4) residential lots, subject to conditions. 

(k)    COUNCIL DECISION – FINAL PLAT APPROVAL – ELEVATION 5000 DIVISION 1:  Council may wish to adopt its decision to approve the final plat for Elevation 5000 Division 1 subdividing approximately 6.57 acres of land into 24 townhome lots and one common area lot, subject to conditions.  The subdivision will be accessed from a new road to be named Brandy Way southeast approximately 550 feet via Center Street.

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

PROCLAMATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

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.

APPEAL OF CITY CODE INTERPRETATION – FRANK NUDING

Council may wish to consider a request by Frank Nuding to appeal the decision of the Planning and Development Services Director’s interpretation of City Code 15.20.240 (B) related to the spacing of off premises/billboard signs. (ACTION ITEM)

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

SOLE SOURCE PROCUREMENT OF IBAK PANORAMO 2 – 4K HIGH RESOLUTION CAMERA SYSTEM – WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

Council may wish to declare SWS Equipment, LLC as a sole source vendor and authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review, for the procurement of the IBAK PANORAMO 2-4K High Resolution Camera System.  This is the only 4K high resolution camera system that is reasonably available and compatible to the existing system currently utilized by the Water Pollution Control (WPC) Department.  The anticipated expenditure was approved by the City Council in the WPC Financial Plan and the FY23 budget.  The quoted purchase price for the system, including all equipment, software and installation, is $196,567.21.  (ACTION ITEM)

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

2023 WATER DEPARTMENT MATERIALS BID

Council may wish to consider bids received on November 1, 2022 for materials used by the Water Department for capital improvement projects, maintenance and to replenish materials inventory.  The bid was separated into thirteen (13) separate lots in an effort to guarantee the lowest price for the City.  Staff requests that Council award each lot to the lowest responsive bidder as follows: (ACTION ITEM)

a)    CORE & MAIN – Lots One, Five, Seven, Nine, Eleven, Twelve and Thirteen ($366,162.65; and

b)    FERGUSON WATERWORKS – Lots Two, Three, Four, Six, Eight and Ten ($325,475.50).

Total cost for the materials bids is $691,638.15.  Funds are available in the Water Department’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget.

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

PIGGYBACK BID ACCEPTANCE - SOURCEWELL CONTRACT FOR STREET SWEEPER – STREET DEPARTMENT

Council may wish to consider piggybacking Sourcewell Contract #093021-ELG via Metroquip for the procurement of one (1) 2023 Elgin RegenX Street Sweeper for the sum of $318,378.00  The cost of procurement has been budgeted for in the Street Operations Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Council may also wish to authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents pertaining to the purchase, subject to Legal Department review.  (ACTION ITEM)

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

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:

10:        An ordinance vacating and abandoning the public’s interest in approximately 2.36 acres of right-of-way and slope easement located at the east end of Elm Street and east end of Lander Street, lying west of Interstate 15.  Said vacation was approved by City Council Decision dated March 7, 2008 and all conditions therein have now been met.  (ACTION ITEM)

Documents:
  1. agenda-item-10.pdf
11.

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.)
12.

ADJOURN