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February 20 Bonners Ferry City Council Agenda

February 18, 2013
Welcome to tonight’s City Council meeting!

The elected officials of the City of Bonners Ferry are appreciative of an involved constituency. Testimony from the public is encouraged concerning issues when addressed under the Public Hearing portion of the agenda. Any individual who wishes may address the council on any issue, whether on the agenda or not, during the Public Comments period. Normal business will preclude public participation during the business portion of the meeting with the discretion left to the Mayor and Council.
Vision Statement
Bonners Ferry, “The Friendliest City”, strives to achieve balanced growth, builds on community strengths, respects natural resources, promotes excellence in Government, and values quality of life.

AGENDA
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Bonners Ferry City Hall
7232 Main Street
267-3105
February 20, 2013
7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC COMMENTS
Each speaker will be allowed a maximum of five minutes, unless repeat testimony is requested by the Mayor/Council

GUESTS

REPORTS
Police/Fire/City Administrator/Economic Development Coordinator/Urban Renewal District

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Call to Order/Roll Call
2. Approval of Bills and Payroll
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Approve February 5, 2013 Council Meeting Minutes

OLD BUSINESS
5. Street – Approve No Parking Signs on Riverside Street (attachment)

NEW BUSINESS
6. City – First Reading of Compression Brake Ordinance (attachment)
7. City – Authorize Mayor to Sign Farmers Market Contract for 2013 (attachment)
8. Electric – Approval to Purchase Two ABB Reclosers (attachment)
9. City – Approve Billing Policy Changes (attachment)
10. City – Authorize Mayor to Sign Independent Contractor Agreements for APEX Construction Services, LLC; Dennis Fitch Construction; KG&T Septic Service; Mastre Backhoe Service; Mike Kelly Excavating; and Wink, Inc. (attachment)
11. Electric – Authorize Mayor to Sign Contract with Tetra Tech Engineering for the Moyie Project Inundation Study (attachment)

EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO IDAHO CODE 67-2345, SUBSECTION 1
(a) Consider hiring a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.
(b) Consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent, or public school student.
(c) Conduct deliberations concerning labor negotiations or to acquire an interest in real property which is not owned by a public agency.
(d) Consider records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in chapter 3, title 9, Idaho Code.
(e) Consider preliminary negotiations involving matters of trade or commerce in which the governing body is in competition with governing bodies in other states or nations.
(f) Communicate with legal counsel for the public agency to discuss the legal ramifications of and legal options for pending litigation, or controversies not yet being litigated but imminently likely to be litigated.
(g) Engage in communications with a representative of the public agency’s risk manager or insurance provider to discuss the adjustment of a pending claim or prevention of a claim imminently likely to be filed.

ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION
12. City – Fee Increase Hearing Notice for March 5, 2013 (attachment)
13. City – Fiscal Year 2011 Single Audit (attachment)
14. City – Proposed House Bill 94 – Local Improvement Districts (attachment)
15. City – Proposed Legislation for Personal Property Exemption (attachment)
16. City – ICRMP Training on Idaho’s Land Use Procedures and Processes - February 21, 2013 in Sandpoint
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