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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NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - June 13, 2017 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St

 

Upcoming Events:

May 29, 2017 - MEMORIAL DAY

At 10:00 a.m. on Memorial Day, the Nezperce Historical Society will present its 'Pioneer Program' at Nezperce City Cemetery before the American Legion Ceremony which begins at 11:00 a.m..

The 'Pioneer Program' will begin with stories of three early pioneer families, Mr. Z.A. Johnson, a prominent business man who built the Nezperce Roller Mill.  Come learn what his real name was, what family members stayed in this area and what other businesses this mover and shaker was involved in.

Sue Justesen will tell the history of the tragic death of three young boys of J.D. and S Graham.  imagine the loss of three sons in the space of four months.  Stephen Koepl will tell you how the story of this family was found.

Do you know what G.A.R means on a tombstone?  Janice Higuera will explain that when she shares the life of our Civil War veteran Harvey Jefferis.

The program will last about 45 minutes and we ask that you bring a lawn chair and dress for the weather.  This is the fourth history program that the Nezperce Historical Society has put on and enjoyed sharing the stories of the forefathers, families and prominent members of our community.

The Pioneer Program will be held prior to the annual American Legion program, which will start at 11.


At 11:00 a.m., the Nezperce American Legion BRC Post #8 will host a Memorial Day Service at the Nezperce Community Cemetery.

All are invited to attend.

After the service a pulled pork lunch will be held at the Legion Hall for veterans, military members and their families and all who served or are currently serving in the military will be held starting around noon at the Legion Hall, 420 Maple St.


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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 May 9, 2017

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NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA

DATE OF MEETING: - Tuesday, May 9, 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 4/11/17

VI.       BILLS AND CLAIMS

              A.        Regular Bills and Payroll Disbursements

VII.     BUSINESS TO BE CONTUCTED

              A.   Personnel;
              B.   Roadside Cleanup;
              C.   EPA Compliance Follow Up – JUB Engineer Amy Uptmor;
              D.   Fire Station Update;
              E.   Quarterly Report;
              F.   Budget – Fees Review;
             G.   AIC Annual Meeting – June 21-23 in Boise; 

VIII.       DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

             A.        Maintenance
             B.         Clerk
             C.        Fire Department         
                                   

IX.        COUNCIL COMMENT           

X.         PUBLIC COMMENT

XI.        ADJOURNMENT 

Other/Upcoming Events:

Community Yard Sale Day – May 13, 2017
Progressive AG Day – June 3, 2017
Memorial Day Holiday – May 29th

 

 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 - Regular City Council Meeting - April 11, 2017

City Minutes

 

                                                                                     (Minutes subject to council approval)
                                                                                         CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
                                                                                               REGULAR MEETING
                                                                                                      April 11, 2017 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON April 11, 2017.  

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:39 P.M.  

II. Pledge of Allegiance:  The pledge was led by Mayor Steve Bateman

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen Jerry Elven, Mike Jensen, James Zenner, Tyler Nelson entered the meeting at 6:33PM, Fire Chief Dave Kuther, Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk-Treasurer Rhonda Schmidt. Members of the public in attendance were: Representative Thyra Stevenson and resident John Matheson.