(Minutes subject to council approval)
CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
SPECIAL MEETING/BUDGET HEARING
August 23, 2021

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON August 23, 2021

PLACE: Council Chambers – Nezperce City Hall, 606 Maple Street.

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:30P.M.

PRESENT were Councilmembers Steve Bateman, Mike Jensen, Michelle Lyons and Tyler Nelson, and Clerk-Treasurer Rhonda Schmidt.  Absent were James Zenner, Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Fire Chief Dave Kuther, no members of the public were present.

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

PUBLIC HEARING – Prosposed Budget FYE 2022
1. Budget Ordinance 2021-8: Mayor Bateman asked for a motion to suspend the rules, Cm.  Nelson moved to suspend the rules while Cm.  Jensen seconded the motion. Roll call vote was as follows:
            Jensen: Aye,
            Nelson: Aye,
            Zenner: Absent,
            Lyons: Aye.

Motion by Cm. Nelson to accept Ordinance 2021-8 as presented while Cm. Jensen seconded the motion. Roll call vote was as follows.
            Jensen: Aye,
            Nelson: Aye,
            Zenner: Absent,
            Lyons: Aye.

PUBLIC COMMENT
No members of the public were in attendance to make comment.

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS
            1.  Maintenance- No report

COUNCIL COMMENT
Cm. Jensen has concerns regarding emergency personnel blowing through town at a high rate of speed. Noting that this isn’t the ambulance but the Sheriff’s office. He would really like this discussed with Sheriff Davis as this is dangerous. Several others commented on what they have witnessed as well. The discussion then moved to finding funding for additional solar speed signs and moving the portable signage around more often to different spots to catch the kids driving to school.

ADJOURNMENT: The meeting adjourned at 5:55PM.

Other/Upcoming Events:
Upcoming Council Meetings:  September 13th at 7:00AM
Clerks Conference: September 21-23 in Boise
III-A Wellness Clinic: September 28th from 3:30-4:30PM changed to 12:30-1:30PM

The next regularly scheduled city council meeting will be on Monday, September 13th at 7AM at City Hall.

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Steve A. Bateman, Mayor                           Rhonda J. Schmidt, Clerk-Treasurer