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: Work Session of February 10, 2022; City Council Liaison/Work Session Clarification meeting of February 17, 2022; and Clarification and Regular Council meetings of March 3, 2022 and March 17.
(b) MATERIAL CLAIMS: Council may wish to consider Material Claims for the month of April 2022.
(c) TREASURER’S REPORT: Council may wish to consider the Treasurer’s Report for February 2022 showing cash and investments as of February 28, 2022.
(d) HUMAN RELATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Michael Strickland to serve as a member of the Human Relations Advisory Committee, replacing Virginia Kelly who resigned. Term will begin May 6, 2022 and will expire April 20, 2024.
(e) POCATELLO DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Kirk Lepchenske to serve as a member of the Pocatello Development Authority, replacing Rob Lion whose term expired. Term will begin May 6, 2022 and will expire May 1, 2026.
(f) COUNCIL DECISION – VACATION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY ON THE NORTH SIDE OF APEX ROAD: Council may wish to adopts its decision vacating and abandoning the public’s interest of approximately .323 acres of Apex Road.
(g) RESOLUTION – DESTRUCTION OF CITY RECORDS: Council may wish to adopt a Resolution providing for the destruction of temporary records pursuant to Idaho Code §50-907 and the City’s Record Policy.
(h) DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY – 2022 CITY AUCTION: Council may wish to declare items identified as surplus property to be sold at the City’s Annual Auction on May 14, 2022. City departments submitted lists of items that they considered surplus and these were reviewed by other departments. The items to be considered surplus are not needed by any other departments within the City.
This time has been set aside for the Council to hear comments from the public regarding a request by Mark Dahlquist of Pocatello Neighborhood Housing Services, LLC (mailing address: 206 North Arthur Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83204) for a vacation of easement located in the 2000 Block of South 5th Avenue. Staff finds the proposal compliant with all applicable standards with conditions. (ACTION ITEM) (Quasi-judicial Public Hearing)
Council may wish to approve a short plat application submitted by Rick Davis, represented by Cardon Payne, Global Land Works (mailing address: 1823 East Center Street, Pocatello, ID 83201) to subdivide 1.43 acres (more or less) into two (2) lots. The proposed subdivision is generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Olympus Drive and Pocatello Creek Road. Staff finds the proposal compliant with all applicable standards with conditions. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to approve a final plat application submitted by M & S Development, LLC, represented by Rocky Mountain Engineering and Surveying (mailing address: 600 East Oak Street, Pocatello, ID 83201) to subdivide 107 acres (more or less) into thirty-four (34) lots. The proposed subdivision is generally located south of South Grant Avenue and west of Bannock Highway with access off of Shale Drive. Staff finds the proposal compliant with all applicable standards with conditions. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to approve a final plat application submitted by Clayton Holbrook of Duchesne Land 2016, LLC, represented by Creek Hollow and Associates, Inc. (mailing address: 611 Wilson Avenue, Suite 1A, Pocatello, ID 83201) to subdivide 2.807 acres (more or less) into twenty-seven (27) lots. The proposed subdivision is generally located west of the intersection of Nora Avenue and Stockman Road. Staff finds the proposal compliant with all applicable standards with conditions. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to approve a Local Professional Services Agreement with Keller Associates for the Carson Street Bridge Project and authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review. Costs for the Professional Services Agreement will be paid by the Idaho Transportation Department. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to approve by Resolution, a lease agreement between the City and Riverbend Communications, LLC, and authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review. The lease allows a property easement for Riverbend Communications to operate and maintain a broadcasting booster antenna for a term of three (3) years at a rental rate of $240.00 per month. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to consider approving the following requests from the Boy Scouts of America Organization (Scout Mountain District), represented by Ralph Oborn (mailing address: 2306 Pocatello Creek Road, Pocatello, ID 83201) in regards to their annual Camporee Event: (ACTION ITEM)
a) Allow an exception to City Code 12.36.020, Restricted Hours in Parks, to allow for overnight camping on May 13, 2022 to host their Spring 2022 Camporee Event at Lower Ross Park (west side) on the grassy area between the Pavilion and the Historic Locomotives; and
b) Allow approval of associated exceptions to City Ordinance 12.36.020 for future years, subject to the Parks and Recreation Director’s review and barring any significant change or changes to events.
If the exceptions are granted, the Boy Scouts of America will be required to submit the appropriate applications, provide proof of liability insurance and pay applicable permit fees. Parks and Recreation staff recommends approval of the exception requests.
Council may wish to consider piggybacking Toro’s Sourcewell Contract #031121-TTC via Turf Equipment and Irrigation, Inc. for the procurement of one (1) new Toro Groundsmaster 5900 gang mower in the sum of $114,200.64. The cost for the purchase has been budgeted in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget. Council may also wish to authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review. (ACTION ITEM)