City of Nezperce, Idaho Est. 1895

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Statistical Data  
Population: 466 *
Elevation: 3,202 feet
Precipitation:  22 inches **
Average Snowfall: 45 inches **
Temperature Range (average) – Fahrenheit: **
Spring: 29 to 63
Summer: 45 to 81
Fall: 28 to 71
Winter: 22 to 41

* U.S. Census 2010 Population change since 2000: -10.9% **Historical averages

Nezperce, the county seat of Lewis County, is located on the Nezperce Prairie, a broad plateau in the eastern part of the county.  The Clearwater River is located about 10 to 20 miles to the east and north.  The Clearwater National Forest lies 26 miles northeast and the Nez Perce National Forest is 30 miles southeast.

Orofino lies 24 miles north, Grangeville 24 miles south, Kamiah 16 miles east and Lewiston 58 miles west.

Nezperce is in the heart of the Nezperce Prairie. Extending beyond the City in all directions is the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. The City was named for the Nez Perce Indian Tribe – the name is French for “pierced nose”, although they did not practice nose-piercing. The Nez Perce’s name for themselves is Nimi’ipuu (pronounced Nee-Me-Poo), which means simply “the people” or “we the people”

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City Minutes


NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - April 11, 2017 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St

 

Upcoming Events:

Arbor Day – May 5, 2017

Community Yard Sale Day – May 13, 2017


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Nezperce Regional Emergency Services

 

 
Nezperce Prairie Day - July 7 & 8, 201

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Agenda April 11, 2017

City Minutes

  

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA

DATE OF MEETING: - Tuesday, April 11, 2017              TIME: 5:30PM 

PLACE:  City Hall, 502 5th Avenue 

I.         CALL TO ORDER

II.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III.       ROLL CALL 

IV.        AMENDMENT TO AGENDA

V.         MINUTES

             A.  Minutes of the Meeting held on 3/14/17 and special meeting held on 3/27/17

VI.       BILLS AND CLAIMS

              A.        Regular Bills and Payroll Disbursements

VII.     BUSINESS TO BE CONTUCTED 

              A.    EPA Compliance Email;
              B.     Fire Station Update;
              C.     Arbor Day – Grant Award and Plans;
              D.   Ida-Lew Letter of Commitment:
              E.    Airport Grant;
              F.   Prairie Day – Dinner and Auction; 

VIII.       DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

             A.        Maintenance
             B.         Clerk
             C.        Fire Department         
                                   

IX.        COUNCIL COMMENT           

X.         PUBLIC COMMENT

XI.        ADJOURNMENT 

Other/Upcoming Events:

CEDA Annual Meeting – Save the date- April 20th at the Red Lion, 4-8PM

Arbor Day – May 5, 2017

Community Yard Sale Day – May 13, 2017 

 In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

 To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington DC 20250-9410 or call 1-800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD).”

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Special City Council Meeting - March 27, 2017

City Minutes

 

                                                                                                 (Minutes subject to council approval)
                                                                                                    CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
                                                                                                         SPECIAL MEETING
                                                                                                             March 27, 2017
 

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON March 27, 2017.  

PLACE:  Nezperce Community Room, 602 4th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:11 P.M.  

II.        TRANSPORTATION PLAN WORKSHOP OPEN HOUSE: A few members of the public took part in learning about the city’s transportation plans and discuss proposed projects, problems and solutions for Nezperce roads, sidewalks, pathways, and other transportation facilities. The open house was held from 5 to 7PM. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen Jerry Elven, Mike Jensen and Jim Zenner, Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell, Clerk Rhonda Schmidt and Riedelsel Engineer John Watson.