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City Council Minutes – August 4, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

August 4, 2009

Those Present:  Wanda Dunn, Annell Williamson, Duane Peterson, Joe DeClark, Barry Bergholm, Albert Johnson, Doug Thompson, Adam McKenzie, Tony Price, Chris Price, Gary Teuscher

Meeting called to order: 7:00 pm

Invocation: Joe DeClark

Minutes from the July 7, 2009 council meeting were read. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve the minutes as read. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Council member Duane Peterson told the council he felt the lighted speed sign had made a difference with the traffic up Stringtown Lane. Mayor Johnson told the council he had formed a letter to the transportation department requesting some of the gravel at their gravel pit northwest of town for city use.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council accept the following items into the city agenda: Crandall building permit, city dump station for RV’s . Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council. The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council approve the agenda with the additions for the August 2009 council meeting. Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Mayor Johnson read the Blackfoot Bridge Mine resolution draft to the council and those present. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve the resolution, instruct the Mayor to sign it, and the clerk to enter it into the books with the proper number. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council. Mayor Johnson reviewed with the council the conference call he had with EPA, DEQ, and Keller Engineering on July 15th and August 4th. The wastewater issue is just beginning to become a focal point with the federal agencies. As it is, all of them are not on the same page and regulations are vague and agencies are searching for understanding.  The city situation is still in limbo and will remain so until someone knows what they are doing. A meeting will take place at City Hall on August 12th at 11:00 am with Keller Engineering to discuss and understand the whole process. Tony and Chris Price petitioned the city for a city dump station for RV’s. They submitted a petition listing of citizen names requesting the action. The city talked about the amenities of the station, cost involved, and best possible location. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council look into the construction of a dumping station for RV’s. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council unanimously. Council member Barry Bergholm reviewed with the council the building permit for Jan Crandall. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve the building permit. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council unanimously.

At 7:50 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council move to an executive session pursuant to Idaho Code 67-2345, subsection “D” and “F”. Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council. At 9:25 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Annell Williamson the council adjourn from the executive session and move into open public meeting. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council. At 9:30 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council convene the scheduled public city council meeting. Council member Barry Bergholm seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council add to the September 2009 council meeting the discussing of Ordinance #27 to the agenda. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Maintenance Report:Doug attended school for water and wastewater, took samples, sent the EPA report, checked the spring, water running higher than ever over the measuring gage in excess of 8,000 gpm; mowed and water park and cemetery, sprayed weeds, declared war on the gophers, patched roads, had the service truck in for repair, asked the council if he could contract weed and feed for the cemetery to curtail the Canadian thistle and other obnoxious weeds, bids he had received so far were approximately $750.00. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve the contract for weed and feed for the cemetery. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Marty reported 14 delinquent water and sewer accounts. The chair entertained a motion from council member Annell Williamson the council instruct Marty to put a lien on the residence located at 679 Main St. to collect delinquent water and sewer charges. Council member Joe Declark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Gary Teuscher reviewed with the council the budget for fiscal year 2010.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council approve check and vouchers for the month of July 2009 in the amount of $8,686.75, in the general fund, $5,384./31 in the water fund, $14,503.87 in the sewer fund, with all funds totaling $28,574.93. Council member Joe Declark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 10:50 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council adjourn from the August 2009 council meeting. Council member Barry Bergholm seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Respectfully submitted by,

 

Marty Nate, City Clerk

City of Georgetown

 

 

City Council Meeting – July 7, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

July 7, 2009

Those Present:  Wanda Dunn, Barry Bergholm, Joe Declare, Annell Williamson, Albert Johnson, Duane Peterson, Doug Thompson, Rex Skinner,

Meeting called to order: 7:00 pm

Invocation: Duane Peterson

Minutes from the June 2, 2009 council meeting were read. The chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council approve the minutes as read. Council member Barry Bergholm seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion passed the council unanimously.

Mayor Johnson told the council Keller Engineering met with Doug for a walk through on the sewer system. They found little deterioration in the collection system and very little infiltration in the lines. The manholes looked good and all funding will probably be used on the lagoon and discharge system. No one had come forth with information regarding the vandalizing of the bear in the City park. Mayor Johnson met with David McGuire who represents the mining industry entities and is a liaison between the industries and the communities; helping them receive accurate information and gathers comments and suggestions for the mining industries.

Council member Annell Williamsontold the council she had had several complaints about the motorcycles speeding up and down West Street. The motorcycles are not only a nuisance but also noisy. It was suggested she enlighten Rex to the situation and have him patrol the area a little more than he does. She reported some dogs running around without licenses and reported on the SICOG meeting .

Council member Joe DeClarkreported on the meeting with Eileen Hillmen from EPA. She inspected the wastewater department along with Joe and Doug. She asked why the city had not responded to the letter sent by EPA on the discharge violations. Mayor Johnson is scheduled with a conference call on the 15th of July with EPA, DEQ, and Keller Engineering to discuss the wastewater system.

Council member Duane Petersontold the council the city bought back 2 empty burial plots from the Rodeback family members. He has submitted the first chapter for the City of Georgetown to the Idaho Cities Book. He will be gone for Twin Creeks but has ordered the food for lunch and will have it available.

Council member Barry Bergholmasked the council to review Ordinance #27. The council needs to agree upon the ordinance and proceed with a solution to the animal nuisance problem discussed last month in connection with the complaint registered by Anna Campbell. The council discussed the issue and the chair entertained a motion from council member Annell Williamson the council adopt a resolution addressing citizen complaints. The complaining party will need to write the complaint and submit the complaint before the council; a copy of the grievance will be sent to the party in violation; a 10 day period of time will allow opportunity to submit a rebuttal to the complaint; each party will submit a solution to the problem; if complaints or rebuttals are not received violations will not be enforced. Discussion progressed. The motion died for lack of a second. Council member Joe DeClark suggested Officer Skinner measure from the Campbell dwelling to the Lewis fence line if the distance is less than 50 feet, Tammi will need to be contacted and asked to remove her animals to within compliance distance. The noise and nuisance issue with the ducks and geese will need to be addressed with another ordinance, if indeed the city has something to address that issue. The council members agreed to the solution.

Police Report: Officer Skinner reported 60 contacts.

Maintenance Report: Doug mowed and watered the park and cemetery, repaired the lawn mower, sent water and sewer samples, sent EPA letter, fixed a water leak on 6th street, turned on 3 water connection, shut off 2 connections, Georgetown 2nd Ward painted fire hydrants, new picnic tables are needed at the pavilion, city to request 10 yards of gravel from the state highway pit, Mayor to send the request letter, lighted speed sign to be located up Stringtown Lane, he will make barricades for the celebration, county sprayed weeds at sewer lagoons, Canadian thistle a problem, PRV in Corey Hayes’ field needs attention, will contact Alan Wilder for help.

Marty reported 12 delinquent water and sewer accounts. Reviewed with the council the new legislation regarding public meetings. City council meeting needs to be posted 5 days before meeting comes to order. Agenda for the meeting must be posted 48 hours before the meeting. No changes to the agenda can be made between the 48 hour period and city meeting. Changes can be made to the agenda by motion during the public meeting. Reasons for changing the agenda during the public meeting must be viable; “I forgot” doesn’t cut it.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve and sign checks and vouchers for the month of June 2009 with funds totaling $12,717.38 in the general fund, $27,174.74 in the water fund, $12, 709.62 in the sewer fund, with all funds totaling $52,601.74. Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 10:15 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council adjourn from the July 2009 council meeting. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Respectfully submitted by,

Marty Nate, City Clerk

City of Georgetown

 

City Council Meeting – June 2, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

June 2, 2009

Those Present:  Anna Campbell, Annell Williamson, VerJean Turner, Trent Clark, Josie Rudolphi, Merri Johnson, Barry Bergholm, Albert Johnson, Joe DeClark, Wanda Dunn, Roland Smith, Ferrell Dilworth, Sandra Donato, Robin Landfair, Doug Thompson, Susan Dilworth, Terri Eynon

Meeting called to order:7:00 pm

Invocation:Annell Williamson

Minutes from the May 5, 2009 council meeting were read. Mayor Johnson requested the minutes reflect “the county landfill allows a 5 ton dumping limit with no fee;” the chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council accept the minutes with the addition. Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Mayor Johnson told the council the Arbor Day Celebration will take place at the DUP building on June 9th and 5:00 pm. Three of the purchased trees will be planted on the DUP property. Everyone is invited to attend. Trent Clark and Josie Rudolph (Monsanto) visited with the council concerning the opening of a new phosphorus mine in and around the Blackfoot River area. The corporation is seeking a permit for the new mine and are encouraging citizens and communities to submit comments on the proposed Blackfoot Bridge Mine. Information packets were passed out to those seeking more information on the mine and its economic intent. Roland Smith told the council the website at present contained all the city ordinance and resolutions. He asked if the council had any suggestions for the site. All seemed to be running smoothly with the site. Mayor Johnson expressed gratitude to the members of the planning committee for their many hours of volunteer work done on the comprehensive plan. He passed out certificates to those members of the committee in attendance. The Arbor Day grant purchased 6 trees for the park, 2 for the cemetery, 3 for the DUP, and 1 for the school area. Terri Eynon asked the council to approve a lot split for Gus Berning owing property located at 594 Stringtown Lane and along the Hayes Lane. He would like to split the property into 3- 1 acre parcels. The council approved the split noting there was plenty of property to do so. Mayor Johnson read the Impact Area Ordinance Draft to those attending. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve the ordinance draft and the attached impact area map and instructed Marty to assign the ordinance the proper number. Council Member Annell Williamson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes. The motion passed the council unanimously. Council Member Barry Bergholm made motion the council suspend the 3 reading rule for the ordinance. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes. The motion passed the council unanimously. The building permit for Jim Price was reviewed. The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve the building permit. Council member Annell Williamsons seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes. The motion passed the council unanimously. Council member Joe DeClark told the council Agrium will spread dust retardant on the road from the forest boundary to the project site to help with the dust issue while the Central Farmers remedial action plan is taking place for the summer. Mayor Johnson told the council he had not heard from Keller Engineering with regards to the feasibility study. VerJean Turner addressed the council with concerns with the property at 546 Main St. She has been in contact with members of the family owing the property and is awaiting permission to clean up the premises. City clean up week is scheduled for the week of July 6-10. Anna Campbell told the council she is in need of city intervention with regards to the animal issue her neighbor is imposing on her. She reviewed with the council Ordinance #27 and discussed the problem she lives next to. The council discussed the issue and reviewed the ordinance. Mayor Johnson will contact city attorney Adam McKenzie and have him look at the ordinance and give the council direction as to how to proceed with the enforcement of the ordinance. The chair entertained motion from Council Member Annell Williamson the council approve a $500.00 reward amount to anyone coming forth with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who vandalized the bear in the city park. Reward posting to be posted at city hall, and the post office, announcement on the radio and in the newspaper. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes. The motion passed the council unanimously.

Police Report: Officer Skinner had 62 contacts.

Maintenance Report: Doug shut off 3 water connections, took water and sewer samples, fixed a leak on 7th Street and East Street, both lines need to be replaced, had the county come spray the sewer lagoons, sent the EPA letter, patched roads, marked for Digline, mowed and trimmed for Memorial Day, repaired the lawn mower took vacation days.

Marty reported 13 delinquent water and sewer accounts. Reviewed the Twin Creeks Celebration with the council.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Annell Williamson the council approve checks and vouchers for the month of May 2009 in the amount of $8,987.21 in the general fund, $5,489.74 in the water fund, $10,242.75 in the sewer fund with all funds totaling $24,719.70. Council member Barry Bergholm seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 9:40 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Annell Williamson he council adjourn from the June 2009 council meeting. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Respectfully submitted by,

Marty Nate, City Clerk

City of Georgetown

City Council Meeting Minutes for May 5, 2009

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

May 5, 2009

Those present: Mitch Hart, Doug Tanner, Barry Bergholm, Wanda Dunn, J. B. Brown, Annell Williamson, Joe DeClark, Doug Thompson, Albert Johnson, Merri Johnson, Duane Peterson

Meeting called to order: 7:00 pm

Invocation: Barry Bergholm

Minutes from the April 8, 2009 council meeting were read. The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council approve the minutes as read. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council .

The date for the Arbor Day celebration is undecided at this time. The grant gave the city $375.00 to be used for tree purchase. However, it will happen before the school year ends. Doug reported to the council the progress with the water right issue. The city will be able to file on the rights; paper work has been signed and advertising will take place once again.

J. B. Brown visited with the council concerning the Central Farmers Remedial Action Plan. Phase One will take place this year and will include capping and closing up the elemental phosphorous pit; rerouting the creek; burying the furnace and slurry pit; transporting existing ore pile to Soda Springs Agrium property. Brown told the council there will be a set maintenance schedule for the property site. May 12th will be a walk through for contractors interested in bidding the project. Construction will start June and run through October. Mitch Hart (Agrium) told the council a meeting is scheduled with the county commissioner Vaughn Rasmussen and Dennis Duehren (US Forest) dust control will be discussed along with speed control. Traffic flow will be kept at a minimum. Council member Joe DeClark volunteered to attend the meeting. Council member Annell Williamson told the council the sign off statement by DEQ on the well casing had been located and a copy had been sent to Shannon Ansley for the water protection plan along with the cross connection ordinance. Council member Barry Bergholm reported on the comprehensive plan progress. The county commissioners and the county planning and zoning commission had approved the plan and the new impact area map. The title company wrote a legal description for the map area and Adam was incorporating it into the required ordinance draft. He and Joe attended the planning workshop and had a wonderful learning experience. Council member Duane Peterson sent the chapter draft for the state historical book. He reported on the Horizons grant process. The citizens involved in the process divided into 3 action groups and each took a concern to vision. The groups are working on the following: keeping the school, business opportunities, and community cleanup. The action group over the clean up are pressing for a clean up week for the city. The council discussed the possibilities and were in favor of a clean up week with a tentative schedule around the 1st part of July before the Twin Creeks Day Celebration. Doug expressed concerns with bodies to help pick up unwanted items. The county allows 5 ton with no fee; charges are imposed over the 5 ton limit. Duane told the council the clean up would be a community involvement process and citizens will be invited to help with the discarded items. Mayor Johnson asked Doug to check with the county on the landfill limit. The council will collect more information and set a specific date at the June council meeting.

Police Report: Officer Skinner had 51 contacts.

Maintenance Report: Doug took samples, delivered overdue water and sewer notices, seeded grave sites, put out bait for the gophers and other rodents, sent the EPA letter, ordered chlorine, contacted county to spray vegetation around the sewer ponds, took down decorations in the park, put tables under the pavilion, cut succors on trees in park and cemetery, filled cut marks on West street, marked for Digline, needed a new shift lever in the service truck, took the plow off the snowplow truck and will need to rebuild mounts for next year, will be taking vacation.

Marty reported 8 delinquent water and sewer accounts. The council discussed the delinquency issue at length. The chair entertained a motion from council member Annell Williamson the council adopt policy regarding the collection of delinquent accounts. Policy being the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am will be shut off time for delinquent accounts 60 days and over. Notice will be sent to delinquent account holders. City officials and/or city employees are not required to contact delinquent accounts personally for collection or shut off warning on designated shut off day. Policy will be in resolution form and numbered accordingly. Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

E-Z 2 Plez bid the carpet for city hall. Council members reviewed the bid and the chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council approve the carpet bid for city hall with the exception the bathroom be done in vinyl instead of carpet. Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken and is as follows: Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes. The motion passed the council unanimously.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council approve checks and vouchers for the month of April 2009 in the amount of $7,783.70 in the general fund, $5,293.55 in the water fund, $9,155.76 in the sewer fund with all funds totaling $22,233.01. Council member Barry Bergholm seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 9:30 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council adjourn from the May 2009 city council meeting. Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion. All were in favor and the motion carried the council unanimously.

Respectfully submitted by,
Marty Nate, City Clerk

City Council Meeting Minutes for March 3, 2009 — Approved

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

March 3, 2009

Those present: Annell Williamson, Barry Bergholm, Duane Peterson, Rex Skinner, Wanda Dunn, Doug Thompson, Roland Smith, Albert Johnson, Mary Johnson, Joe DeClark, Jeff Franzen, Gary Thompson, Dustin Nate, Judy George, Robin Landfair

Meeting called to order at: 7:00 pm

Invocation: Annell Williamson

The chair entertained a motion from Council member Joe DeClark the council move from council meeting and open the published public hearing to listen to comments from the public concerning the proposed comprehensive plan and the impact area map.   Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken and is as follows:  Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes.  The motion passed the council unanimously.

Public Hearing: Mayor Johnson directed Council member Barry Bergholm to facilitate the public hearing proceedings. Barry read and reviewed the comprehensive plan with those present and showed the area on the proposed land use area map where changes had been made to allow the city to better control the impact area.  The impact area is color coded to show the five areas of desired land use within the impact area.  Discussion ensued over the proposed agricultural and residential areas.  After discussion, changes were made to the plan on page #44 and the map legend on the proposed land use area map.

At 8:15 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council close the public hearing and reconvene to the scheduled city council meeting.  Council member Joe DeClark seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken and is as follows.  Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes.  The voting was unanimous and the motion passed the council.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council accept and approve with the noted changes, the newly proposed comprehensive plan and the proposed land use area map and approve it for review with the County Planning and Zoning commission and the County Commissioners.  Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken and is as follows:  Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes.  The voting was unanimous and the motion passed the council.

Minutes from the February 3, 2009 council meeting were read.  Mayor Johnson instructed the minutes to reflect Adam McKenzie, City Attorney, had reviewed the back hoe agreement and found it to be sufficient for the city. The chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council approve and accept the minutes as read with the additional comment.  Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion.  All were in favor and the motion carried the council.    Mayor Johnson proceeded to open and review the received bids for the city website.  Two bids were received; one from Roland K. Smith and one from Dustin Nate.  The council members after reading the bids suggested the applicants verbally present their bids and any other information they deemed necessary for the council decision making process.  After the bid presentations, the chair entertained a motion from council member Duane Peterson the council accept the bid from Roland K. Smith in the amount of $1,350.00.  Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken and is as follows:  Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Duane – yes, Joe – yes.  All were in favor and the motion passed the council unanimously.  Council member Annell Williamson told council members she has received a revised copy of the proposed water protection plan from Shannon Ansely.  She has reviewed the plan and has given a copy to Doug for his review.  She also told the council the city was once again eligible for the Arbor Day Grant and asked if the council would like to pursue the grant.  The chair entertain a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council give permission to Annell to apply for the $300.00 Arbor Day Grant.  Council member Duane Peterson seconded the motion.  A roll call vote was taken and is as follows:  Annell – yes, Barry – yes, Joe – yes, Duane – yes.  All were in favor and the motion passed the council unanimously.  The council received copies of Ordinance #49 allowing the cable company to distribute telecommunication signals throughout the city of Georgetown.  The cable company had contacted the city requesting a new ordinance; Ordinance #49 has expired.  Mayor Johnson instructed Marty to contact the cable company and find out just what the cable company needed and if they had a model ordinance they could present to the council.  Mayor Johnson told the council Keller Engineering had sent a questionnaire to be filled out with information for the sewer system.  The Mayor and council members along with Doug filled out the questionnaire and instructed it to be sent back to Keller.

Police Report: Officer Skinner had 51 contacts.  He reported to the council the police vehicle had 120,000 miles logged in and the new radar had been delivered.  He will install the radar gun and learn how to use it.  He reported on a dog complaint and told the council a letter had been sent to the dog owner requesting him to keep the dogs secluded to his property.  If another complaint was received, a citation would be issued.

Maintenance Report: Doug told the council the city has received permission from the Idaho Department of Water Resources to use the water rights he had applied for last spring.  However, the point of discharge location is wrong.  They will need to republish the notice with the corrected location.  He told the council he had pretty much been doing the same things he does every month.

Marty reported 10 delinquent water and sewer accounts and told the council water services had been shut off at 387 Main St. and 693 1st West St.  Both properties are vacant and she asked if the council wanted to put a lien on the property for services left owing.   The council instructed her to do so.  She, also, told the council the ordinance for the abandonment of Horseshoe Lane needed to be recorded at the county court house.  She will take care of both the lien and the ordinance.

The chair entertained a motion from council member Barry Bergholm the council approve checks and vouchers for the month of February 2009 in the amount of $12,631.61 in the general account, $5,798.29 in the water fund, $16.088.12 in the sewer fund with all funds totaling $34,518.02.  Council member Annell Williamson seconded the motion.  All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

At 10:00 pm, the chair entertained a motion from council member Joe DeClark the council adjourn from the March 2009 council meeting.  Council member Barry Bergholm seconded the motion.  All were in favor and the motion carried the council.

Respectfully submitted by,

Marty Nate, City Clerk
City of Georgetown