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Welcome to City of Nezperce
Thursday, October 18 2018 @ 06:06 AM PDT
The Official Website for the City of Nezperce, Idaho
* U.S. Census 2010 Population change since 2000: -10.9% **Historical averages
|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
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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Tuesday, October 16 2018 @ 11:45 AM PDT
Contributed by: Admin
DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, THE CITY OF NEZPERCE WEB SITE HAS BEEN DOWN. THE CURRENT SITE IS NOW BACK.
AS WEB SITE MANAGER, I APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES THIS MAY HAVE CAUSED.
WATCH FOR A NEW AND IMPROVED WEB SITE COMING SOON.
NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - Nov 13, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St
NEZPERCE CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 FOR THE FEDERAL HOLIDAY
Click here to go to Ordinance page to view latest Ordinance
NOTES FROM CITY HALL:
PLEASE HELP KEEP THE PARK CLEAN: There has been a lot of garbage left in the city parks and damage done to planters, etc. also there are doggy bags available in Memorial/Lions Park so if you do walk your dog, PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER IT.
The Nezperce City Council approved the 2018-2019 budget as presented during a special meeting on Monday, August 27.
The Council also approved 3% increase for sewer rates effective October 1, 2018.
The approved sewer increase will mean:
Single Family residences & churches went from $45.19/month to $46.55/month
Multi-family unit shall pay per unit: up from $45.19/month to $46.55/month
Small Businesses: up from $54/month to $$55.62
Medium Businesses: up from $61.38/month to $63.22/month
Large Busineses: up from $68.76/month to $70.82/month
High Volume Businesses: up from $97.63 to $100.56/month
PLEASE WATCH FOR CHILDREN as they may not be watching for you as you drive in town.
*The City does require dog owners to have a dog license that needs to be renewed every year. if you have any questions or need a dog license, please contact City Hall. Dog licenses expire every January.
*Building permits are required PRIOR to the start of work. Building permits are available at Nezperce City Hall.
(click below for more info on recycling)
RECYCLE PROPERLY PLEASE. NO plastic bags; NO lids on bottles; NO plastic container that held fruit, mac salad, etc.
Paper bags may be left in the newspaper bin.
Things have to be physically corrected prior to the hauling of the recycling bins when the directions are not followed.
Click on the icon below to see what is happening with the building of the new Nezperce Regional Emergency Services project.
Nezperce Regional Emergency Services
Nezperce Prairie Day - July 12 & 13, 2019
Wednesday, October 03 2018 @ 01:47 PM PDT
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NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL
DATE OF MEETING: - Tuesday, October 9, 2018 TIME: 5:30PM
PLACE: City Hall, 502 5th Avenue
CALL TO ORDER
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
1. Minutes of the Meeting held on 9/10/2018 (Action Item)
BILLS AND CLAIMS
1. Regular Bills and Payroll Disbursements (Action Item)
BUSINESS TO BE CONDUCTED
1. Food Bank Management – LeeAnn McMaster;
2. Fire Station – Closeout Documents w/CEDA; (Action Item)
3. JUB Contract – Amy Uptmor; (Action Item)
4. Clock Park Branson Donation – Project Plan;
5. Plaques for Fire Station; (Action Item)
6. Website Update;
7. Nibert Property; (Action Item)
Medical Donation (Action Item)
CEDA Contract (Action Item)
ICRMP Terrorism Insurance Rejection of Coverage (Action Item)
3. Fire Department
At this time, the mayor will call for any comments from the public on any subject whether or not it is on the agenda for any item (s) the public may wish to bring forward and discuss. Please limit comments to three (3) minutes. The City Council does not take any action or make any decisions during public comment. To request Council action during the business portion of a Council meeting, contact the City Clerk at least one week in advance of a meeting.
Upcoming Council Meetings: November 6 (Change from 13), December 11, January 8 Start time is 5:30PM
Holiday Office Closures: October 8, November 12, 22, 23, December 25, January 1, 21
American with Disabilities Act Notice: The city council meeting room is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need assistance, please contact City Hall at 208-937-1021 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Wednesday, October 03 2018 @ 01:44 PM PDT
Contributed by: Admin
CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
SEPTEMBER 10, 2018
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON September 10, 2018.
PLACE: Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave.
I. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR STEVE A. BATEMAN AT 5:51 P.M.
II. Pledge of Allegiance: The pledge was led by Mayor Bateman.
III. PRESENT were Councilmembers Steve Bateman, Mike Jensen, Tyler Nelson (by conference call), James Zenner, Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk-Treasurer Rhonda Schmidt. Absent were Councilman Michelle Lyons and Fire Chief Dave Kuther.
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