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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)  **Historical averages

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES/MESSAGES

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Monday – February 10, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.
(NOTE MEETING DATE & TIME)
Council Chambers
Nezperce City Hall – 606 Maple Street
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING
Agenda for Upcoming Meeting
Meetings Minutes

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

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Information From the City of Nezperce:
PLEASE MOVE YOUR GARBAGE TOTES BACK
FROM THE ROAD SO THE SNOW PLOWS
CAN GO THROUGH
AFTER SETTING OUT FOR GARBAGE PICKUP
PLEASE MOVE BACK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

2020 Dog licenses are now available at Nezperce City Hall.
Licenses are: $5 for the first dog,
$10 for the second dog
and
$15 for the third dog.
The city has a 3 dog limit.


NEW TO THE CITY OF NEZPERCE WEB SITE:
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.

Check out new link added to “Links to Schools” page regarding
Maryville University’s “Top Jobs for Math” information

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

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
U.S. Census Bureau
2020 Census Workers Sought
(as designated in the U.S. Constitution)
Pay is $16/hr & $.58/Mile
Local libraries have additional information
or call 1-855-JOB-2020
The Census will start February 1, 2020