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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.

DUE TO COVID-19 THERE IS A LOT OF INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE.
PLEASE SCROLL DOWN AND SEE WHAT IS INCLUDED HERE.
MESSAGES WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFO COMES ALONG.
THANKS FOR VISITING THE CITY OF NEZPERCE WEBSITE.
Latest Cancellation – Prairie Days (scroll down  to “Upcoming Events” to see full message)

IMPORTANT NOTICES/MESSAGES
FROM THE CITY OF NEZPERCE
AND THE STATE OF IDAHO

NEW IDAHO COVID-19 HOTLINE AVAILABLE
MONDAY, MARCH 30

The Idaho Department of Health and
Welfare (DHW) has announced a new 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.

***NEW INFO***IDAHO REBOUNDS –
GUIDELINES
FOR
OPENING UP
IDAHO9 pages

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

GOVERNOR BRAD LITTLE’S STATEWIDE DECLARATIONS
(click on any of the above 3 statements to go to the page)
Nezperce City Hall is now back to
regular hours
8:30  a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Monday-Thursday
If anyone has an emergency with either sewer or water
please call the Public Works Supervisor at 208-937-2652
and leave a message.
City staff will be checking emails and messages regularly.

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

Monday – June 8, 2020 – Time: 5:30 PM (NOTE MEETING DATE & TIME)
LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING COUNCIL MEMBERS,
MAYOR, CITY CLERK & OTHER REGULAR ATTENDEES
WATCH HERE FOR MORE INFO OR CONTACT CITY HALL VIA EMAIL
OR PHONE (SEE INFO ABOVE)

Council Chambers
Nezperce City Hall – 606 Maple Street
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING

***UPDATED***Agenda for Upcoming Meeting
***UPDATED***Meetings Minutes

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

IMPORTANT NOTICES/MESSAGES

*****UPDATED INFO***  ABSENTEE BALLOTS
Voters will then have until 8 p.m. on June 2 to
return the completed ballots to the county elections office,
at which time they’ll be tabulated.
Ballots can be returned by mail or
dropped off with the county elections office.
However they are delivered, the ballots must be received
by 8 p.m. Tuesday (June 2) to be valid.
Given concerns about the coronavirus,
this year’s primary election will be conducted entirely by absentee ballot
Please vote!!
You will need a valid State ID and the last
four digits of your SS number to register.
https://idahovotes.gov/vote-early-idaho/

2020 CENSUS INFORMATION
***UPDATED***   Lewis County Response Rate & Update Leave areas
Everyone needs 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.
2020 Census Updated Timelines
(click above for more information)

NEZPERCE SENIOR CENTER
Until further notice: Due to the Coronavirus “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

COACHES FAMILY SPORTS BAR/RESTRAURANT
open 11 a.m.
to 8 p.m. w/curbside pickup available & from noon to 7 p.m.
home/office delivery w/$2 delivery fee in Nezperce
or $1 per mile out of town. – Call 208/937-1090,
pay by credit card over the phone or have
cash at delivery – if cash pymt, please let us know at
time of call so driver will have change.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 ****NEW****  CANCELLED Prairie Days
Friday, July 10 & Saturday, July 11, 2020

It is with great sadness to announce that we have cancelled Nezperce Prairie Days 2020. After a strong recommendation from City Council and in the best interest of keeping our community safe we will not be hosting our community celebration this year. We really don’t know where group restrictions will be in July, but for the purpose of those planning/scheduling reunions, and for keeping travel from out of state to a minimum, we have decided to cancel it now. Please stay safe, and we will see you next year.

Information From the City of Nezperce:

DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS
CLOSED AND/OR CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
**UPDATE**  NEZPERCE CITY HALL NOW BACK TO REGULAR HOURS
**UPDATE** LEWIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC W/RESTRICTIONS
LEWIS COUNTY & IDAHO FEDERAL BUSINESSES,
**UPDATE**  NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY CURB SIDE PICKUP (click here to go to Library Facebook page)
NEZPERCE COMMUNITY CENTER,
NEZPERCE SCHOOL (will be doing on-line classes – contact the
School for more information)
NEZPERCE CLINIC (closed until Mar 27)
ST JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH (Until further notice)
THRIFT ON FIFTH – (Until further notice)
NEZPERCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Will not be opening the Museum in April)
 ALL EXTRA ACTIVITIES ARE ALSO CANCELLED UNTIL
FURTHER NOTICE

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:
*** NEW***  Second Quarter Financial Report March 31, 2020
First Quarter Financial Report December 31, 2019
Fourth Quarter Financial Report September 30, 2019
Third Quarter Financial Report June 30, 2019
***NEW***  Drinking Water Report – 2019 Sampling Results