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WELCOME TO NEZPERCE, IDAHO

the county seat of Lewis County, 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.

Nearby cities include: Orofino 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”
more about the City of Nezperce…

Statistical Data

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

* U.S. Census 2010 Population change since 2000: -10.9% Next U.S. Census 2020 (every 10 years)

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES/MESSAGES

IDAHO COVID-19 HOTLINE AVAILABLE

The Idaho Department of Health and
Welfare (DHW) has announced a toll-free number
for Idahoans to call w/questions about COVID-19
or the Statewide Stay-Home Order.
The number 1-888-330-3010 will be staffed
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

GOVERNOR’S ORDER TO SELF-ISOLATE FOR THE STATE OF IDAHO

GOVERNOR BRAD LITTLE’S STATEWIDE DECLARATIONS
(click above to go to the declarations page)
For updates from the State of Idaho regarding coronavirus
cases see www.coronavirus.idaho.gov
and go to www.cdc.gov for more information
from the Idaho North Central Public Health District.

MAYOR’S DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER EMERGENCY

CITY COUNCIL AFFIRMATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY
DECLARATION COVID-19

PUBLIC HEALTH RELEASE
(Click on any of the 3 above to view the documents)

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

Tuesday – October 13, 2020 – 5:30 p.m. (NOTE MEETING DATE & TIME)
Training Room
Nezperce City Hall – 606 Maple Street
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING
Nezperce City Hall is open
PLEASE USE DROP BOX FOR PAYMENTS

If you have any questions contact the clerk
call or text to 208-507-0658 or
by email at clerk@cityofnezperce.com.

If one has an emergency with either sewer or water
please call the Public Works Supervisor at 208-937-2652
and leave a message.

Agenda for Upcoming Meeting

Meetings Minutes

PLEASE pay bills at City Hall
There is a drop box for your convenience

IMPORTANT NOTICES/MESSAGES

THE CITY COUNCIL
encourages everyone to take the time to fill out the
National Census online as this helps the city, county and state
with eligibility for federal grants and programs.
Due to the virus emergency, local census workers
WILL NOT be going door-to-door as originally planned.

NEZPERCE SENIOR CENTER
OPEN & HOME DELIVERY
“We are offering HOME DELIVERY meals within
a 5-mile radius of the City of Nezperce.
Depending on your address you will be
able to have your meal on Monday & Thursday
either at 11:30 a.m. or noon.”
Sign up by calling 208/937-2465 to have
hot meals delivered – a $5 donation for those
over 60 years of age & $6 for those under
60 years of age.
Drivers carry no change
For menus and/or contact information,
please check the Nezperce Senior Center
Facebook page, or City of Nezperce Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Information From the City of Nezperce:

DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS
OPEN/CLOSED AND/OR CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
NEZPERCE CITY HALL, OPEN
LEWIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE – no walk-in traffic – APPOINTMENT ONLY
NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY/COMMUNITY CENTER, CURBSIDE PICKUP
NEZPERCE SCHOOL  – OPEN
NEZPERCE CLINIC – OPEN
THRIFT ON FIFTH – (Appointment – Until further notice)
NEZPERCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY – CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEY
FOR INFORMATION ON ANY OF THE ABOVE
CONTACT THE ENTITY YOU MAY HAVE QUESTIONS FOR.

 

The Nezperce Russell Cemetery District
Locations of the City of Nezperce, Mt. Calvery and Russell cemeteries
Alphabetical internment listings for the City, Mt. Calvery and Russell cemeteries
Plot Sale Form
Internment Form
History of the Nezperce Russell Cemetery District
Policy Manual

***FYI – RV PARK: RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY TAKEN FOR PRAIRIE DAYS
& THE LEWIS COUNTY FAIR****
QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT CITY HALL: 208-937-1021

MEMORIAL TILE ORDERS
Nezperce City Clerk Rhonda Schmidt will still take orders for
Prairie Day Tiles that are displayed in the Performance Pavillion in Memorial Park.
The tiles are 4″x 12″ and the cost is $50/tile.
To order: Contact Rhonda Schmidt, 208.937.1021 or by
email at clerk@cityofnezperce.com
Forms are available at Nezperce City Hall,
606 Maple Street.

Airbridge Internet is planning to be available in the Nezperce area
with plans to place 3 towers. Additional information is expected
once plans are finalized.

Budget/Quarterly Financial Reports
Ordinances & Resolutions
Most Recent Report:
First Quarter Financial Report December 31, 2019
Fourth Quarter Financial Report September 30, 2019

R2019-3 Sewer & Sanitation Fee Increases
R2019-4 Council Compensation
R2019-5 Property Exchange

Third Quarter Financial Report June 30, 2019
Drinking Water Report – 2018 Sampling Results
Second Quarter Financial Report March 31, 2019
First Quarter Financial Report December 31, 2018
Annual Road & Street Financial Report

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