10-14-2020 Regular Meeting Agenda

09/09/2020 REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

NOTICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at 6:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-54515 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

  • Approval of the minutes from the meeting held August 12th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
  • Brady Workman will be presenting the 2018-2019 annual audit to the Council – approval of the 2018-2019 audit – ACTION ITEM
  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Discussion of the 2020-2021 annual Sheriff’s contract & approval for the Mayor to sign the contract – ACTION ITEM
  • Public Works Report
    • Public Works Director – Shawn Burton
    • Misc Items
    • TD & H Engineering
      • Rex Harding will discuss the City Hall Upgrade – ACTION ITEM
      • People living in campers – ACTION ITEM
      • Broadband Resolution #144 – ACTION ITEM
      • Sewer rate changes Resolution # 143 - ACTION ITEM
      • Garbage roll-offs @ the City yard in October – ACTION ITEM
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      • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
        • City Clerk/Treasurer – Ange’ Black
          • Records disposal from Oct. 1, 2011 – Sept. 30, 2014 – ACTION ITEM
          • Prosecution numbers from the city’s Prosecuting Attorney
          • Investment of City funds – ACTION ITEM
          • Approval of the Financials / Treasurer’s Report – ACTION ITEM
          • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
          • Public comment
          • EXECUTIVE SESSION – ACTION ITEM
            • EXECUTIVE SESSIONS AS PERMITTED IN IDAHO CODE 74-206
              • Section (b):      To 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
              • Adjourn

08/12/2020 PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

NOTICE OF THE PUBLIC HEARING & CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A PUBLIC HEARING PURSUANT TO Idaho Code 50-1002 will be held for consideration of the proposed budget for the fiscal year from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The hearing will be held at City Hall, 246 Main Street, Hazelton, Idaho at 6:45 PM on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020.  All interested persons are invited to appear and show cause, if any, why such budget should or should not be adopted. Copies of the proposed budget in detail are available at City Hall during regular office hours. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities related to the budget documents or to the hearing, please contact City Hall at 208-829-5415 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.

  • Public comment
  • Approval of the 2020-2021 proposed budget – ACTION ITEM
  • Approval of Ordinance # 263 – ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS ORDINANCE – ACTION ITEM

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 at 5:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

  • Jerome County Planning and Zoning Commission would like the Council’s input on a zoning change out near the freeway – ACTION ITEM
  • Brady Workman from Workman & Associates – City Auditor- will present the 2018-2019 Audit to the Council – ACTION ITEM
  • Approval of the minutes from the meeting held July 8th and July 11th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Discussion on JCSO annual contract
  • Irrigation Mitigation Letter – ACTION ITEM
  • Discussion of Council time change – ACTION ITEM
  • TD & H Engineering
    • Rex Harding
      • Council to award bid for City Hall ADA improvements/HVAC system – ACTION ITEM
      • Planning & Zoning
        • Bobbie Steinmetz fence permit – ACTION ITEM
        • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
          • City Clerk/Treasurer – Ange’ Black
            • Monies with ProEquities – ACTION ITEM
            • Monies with ICCU – ACTION ITEM
            • Policy for investments – ACTION ITEM
            • Prosecution numbers from the city’s Prosecuting Attorney
            • Late fees/turn off’s – ACTION ITEM
            • Financials / Treasurer’s Report
            • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
            • Public comment
            • Adjourn

07/11/2020 SPECIAL MEETING AT 1:30 PM

NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

The Hazelton City Council will hold a SPECIAL MEETING TO HEAR TEK-HUT ( TEK-FINITY) GIVE A BROADBAND PRESENTATION and POSSIBLE DECISION ON A BROADBAND PROVIDER FOR THE GRANT THAT IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE THROUGH THE STATE OF IDAHO, SATURDAY JULY 11TH, 2020 at 1:30 P.M at 246 Main Street, Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend. If you would like to attend this SPECIAL MEETING, please notify the City Clerk at least 30 minutes prior to the meeting. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-54515 at least 30 minutes prior to the meeting.

 

  • Presentation from Homer Jaynes a representative from Tek-Hut (Tek-Finity)

 

  • Council to decide on a broadband provider for the grant that is currently offered through the State of Idaho – ACTION ITEM

  

  • Council to approve the Mayor to sign the memorandum of understanding, contingent upon approval from the City Attorney – ACTION ITEM

07/08/2020 Regular City Council Meeting - AMENDED

NOTICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING - AMENDED

There will be an Executive Session prior to the regularly scheduled Council Meeting.

The Executive Session of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at 6:30 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID.

Call to Order/Roll Call

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION – ACTION ITEM
    • EXECUTIVE SESSIONS AS PERMITTED IN IDAHO CODE 74-206
    • Section (b):           To 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

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-54515 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

  • Georgia Dimick with Region IV Development would like to do a short presentation on the broadband grant that the State of Idaho is presenting to its cities and counties
  • Joe Shelton with White Cloud Communications would like to make a short presentation to the Council about White Cloud Communications putting in a tower for broadband within the City of Hazelton
  • Council to give the Mayor authority to sign a memorandum for understanding with White Cloud Communications – ACTION ITEM
  • Approval of the minutes from the meeting held June 10th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Public Works Report
    • Public Works Director – Shawn Burton
    • Misc. items
    • TD & H Engineering
      • Rex Harding
        • Update on the City Hall upgrade
        • Heating & Air at City Hall
        • Red Baron Ag Service would like permission to perform aerial tasks within a ½ mile of Hazelton – ACTION ITEM
        • Fireworks discussion
        • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
          • City Clerk/Treasurer – Ange’ Black
            • Approval for proposed budget to be published in the newspaper – ACTION ITEM
            • Delinquent Irrigation to Jerome County
            • Census letters      
            • Prosecution numbers from the city’s Prosecuting Attorney
            • Financials / Treasurer’s Report
            • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
            • Public comment
            • Adjourn

06/17/2020 Budget Workshop

NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL BUDGET WORKSHOP

The Hazelton City Council will hold a WORKSHOP on the 2020-2021 Budget, Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 at 1:00 P.M at 246 Main Street, Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend. If you would like to attend this workshop, please notify the City Clerk at least 2 hours prior to the meeting. She will give you a Zoom conference number to be able to attend via video conference. The public is invited to listen, they will not be allowed to participate. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at (208-829-5415) at least 2 hours prior to the workshop.

 

  • Discussion on the 2020-2021 City of Hazelton Budget

06/10/2020 Regular City Council Meeting

NOTICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-54515 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. We will also be allowing this meeting to be viewed via ZOOM. If you would like the information to attend the meeting via ZOOM, please contact the Clerk’s office, no later than 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020. She will provide you with the necessary information to connect via Zoom for this meeting at that time.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

Approval of the minutes from the meeting held May 13th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM

  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Valley Recreation District – Rob Grant – requesting donation for Wilson Lake bathrooms – ACTION ITEM
  • Hazelton Repair land donation from the City – ACTION ITEM
  • Public Works Report
    • Public Works Director – Shawn Burton
    • Misc. items
    • Backflow Ordinance – ACTION ITEM
    • TD & H Engineering
      • Rex Harding
        • City Hall remodel
        • Planning & Zoning
          • Juan Mora @ 252 3rd St. would like approval to put in solar panels – ACTION ITEM
          • Mario Sanchez @ 850 Marion Dr. would like approval to put in a back fence – ACTION ITEM
          • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
            • City Clerk/Treasurer – Ange’ Black
              • Nick’s Valley Service & Landmark liquor licensing approval – ACTION ITEM
              • Landmark requesting street parking for the Taco Fusion Truck on Thursdays – ACTION ITEM
              • Late fee’s and turn off’s for June 2020 – ACTION ITEM
              • Discussion of Ordinance 240, 211 & 211A
              • Discussion of letter to residents about the above Ordinances.
              • New trash hauler letter to the residents
              • Someone wants to have a bday party at the park on the 27th
              • Investment moneys discussion
              • Prosecution numbers from the city’s Prosecuting Attorney
              • Financials / Treasurer’s Report
              • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
              • Public comment
              • EXECUTIVE SESSION – ACTION ITEM
                • EXECUTIVE SESSIONS AS PERMITTED IN IDAHO CODE 74-206
                  • Section (b):         To 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
                  • Adjourn

05/13/2020 Regular City Council Meeting

NOTICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

There will be an Executive Session prior to the regularly scheduled Council Meeting.

The Executive Session of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 at 6:30 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID.

Call to Order/Roll Call

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION – ACTION ITEM
    • EXECUTIVE SESSIONS AS PERMITTED IN IDAHO CODE 74-206
    • Section (b):           To 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

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-54515 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.  We will also be allowing this meeting to be viewed via ZOOM. If you would like the information to attend the meeting via ZOOM, please contact the Clerks office, no later than 3:00 PM on Wednesday May 13th, 2020. She will provide you with the necessary information to connect via Zoom for this meeting at that time.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

Approval of the minutes from the meeting held April 8th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM

  • Determine automated solid waste handler for the City of Hazelton – ACTION ITEM
  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Planning & Zoning
    • Brayden Cantu @ 408 2nd St. would like to replace all of an existing fence and add another section of fence – ACTION ITEM
    • Region IV Development (RIVDA) – Brenda Has
      • Draw down request (s) for TD & H Engineering – ACTION ITEM
      • TD & H Engineering – Rex Harding
        • Draw down request for Walton, Inc. – ACTION ITEM
        • City Hall upgrade – ACTION ITEM
        • Public Works Report
          • Public Works Director – Shawn Burton
            • Misc. information
            • Hydrojet truck – ACTION ITEM
            • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
              • City Clerk/Treasurer – Ange’ Black
                • Candice Cooley water situation
                • Jacob Werner’s tenants no longer living there as of May 1, 2020, they would like to not be charged for that 2nd unit – ACTION ITEM
                • Amazon business account for the City – ACTION ITEM
                • Decision on whether to have a 4th of July Celebration June 27th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
                • Fireworks donation for the 4th of July Celebration – ACTION ITEM
                • Late fee’s/ shut off fee’s for May 2020 – ACTION ITEM
                • Different banking options – ACTION ITEM
                • Ordinance letter to the residents of the City of Hazelton – ACTION ITEM
                • Century Link/Verizon phone service discussion
                • Deputy City Attorney for the City of Hazelton
                • Prosecution numbers from the city’s Prosecuting Attorney
                • Audit update 
                • Financials / Treasurer’s Report
                • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
                • Public comment
                • Adjourn

04/08/2020 Regular City Council Meeting

NOTICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend via telephone (we will be doing the meeting via a ZOOM conference call. Please call 208-829-5415 prior to 4:30PM on Wednesday April 8th, 2020 for the needed information to join in and listen/participate on the call) and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-5415 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

  • Approval of the minutes from the meeting held March 11th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
  • Deciding between PSI & Western Waste Services Bid Proposals – ACTION ITEM
  • Fair Housing Month Proclamation – ACTION ITEM
  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Public Works Report
    • Public Works Director – Shawn Burton
      • City tractor discussion – ACTION ITEM
      • Parks/playground – social distancing – ACTION ITEM
      • Planning & Zoning
        • Subdivision Ordinance is needed
        • Austin & Danielle Williams would like to put up a fence – ACTION ITEM
        • Celia Talamantes wants Big Dog Solar to put up solar panels on her house – ACTION ITEM
        • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
          • City Clerk/Treasurer – Angela Black
            • Delinquent city utility bills during the pandemic – ACTION ITEM
            • Discussion of pro-rating of city services bills
            • Garbage Roll-off for city-wide cleanup – ACTION ITEM
            • Financials
            • Public comment
            • Adjourn

3/11/2020 Regular Council Meeting

NOTICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

There will be an Executive Session prior to the regularly scheduled Council Meeting.

The Executive Session of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 at 6:30 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID.

Call to Order/Roll Call

  • EXECUTIVE SESSION – ACTION ITEM
    • EXECUTIVE SESSIONS AS PERMITTED IN IDAHO CODE 74-206
      • Section (b):         To 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

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 at 7:00 PM at 246 Main Street, (City Hall) Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-54515 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Call to Order / Roll Call

Mayor Art Watkins

  • Approval of the minutes from the meeting held February 12th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
  • Jerome County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Deputy Report
  • Barb Black would like to talk to the Council about the train times coming thru Hazelton - ACTION ITEM
  • Planning & Zoning
    • Steven Huettig & Judy Holland informing the Council of their intent to develop a parcel of land
    • Bob & Robin Brown would like to put in a fence around their house – ACTION ITEM
    • Region IV Development (RIVDA)
      • Draw down request(s) for RIVDA – ACTION ITEM
      • Draw down request (s) for TD & H Engineering – ACTION ITEM
      • Closeout documents for the CDBG Grant – ACTION ITEM
      • Public Works Report
        • Public Works Director – Shawn Burton
          • Misc. information
          • Backhoe purchase -ACTION ITEM
          • Amendment to Engineering Agreement # 2 & #3 – ACTION ITEM
          • Clerk’s /Treasurer’s Dept.
            • City Clerk/Treasurer – Ange’ Black
              • AIC Conference June 10-12, 2020
              • 4th of July Celebration June 27th, 2020
              • Part-time help for the clerk
              • Newspaper/circular receptacles on Main Street
              • Prosecution numbers from the city’s Prosecuting Attorney
              • Upcoming budget workshops
              • Financials / Treasurer’s Report
              • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
              • Public comment
              • Adjourn
              • Posted 03/09/2020 @ 5:19 PM

2/12/2020 Public Hearing & Regular Council Meeting

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

&

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Pursuant to I.C. 50-1807, that the Mayor and the Council of The City of Hazelton, County of Jerome, Idaho hereby estimate that $24,720.00 are the necessary funds for the expense of maintaining, operating, improving, and extending and enlarging the City irrigation system for the current fiscal year. The City Treasurer is directed to immediately carry out said assessment roll and further give notice that the Mayor and City Council shall meet the 12th day of February 2020 at 6:45 PM to correct the assessment roll. The hearing will be held at the City Hall building, located at 246 Main Street, Hazelton, Idaho. The public is invited to provide testimonies concerning the Irrigation Assessment. Copies of the Irrigation Assessment are available at City Hall during regular office hours, which are Monday through Thursday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM). City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at 208-829-5415 at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.

Call to order/Roll Call

Mayor Watkins

Public Hearing – Irrigation assessments and Resolution – ACTION ITEM

Regular City Council Meeting

  • Approval of minutes from the meeting from January 8th, 2020 – ACTION ITEM
  • Deputy Report
  • Sarah Brown with the American Legion Auxiliary has a donation request – ACTION ITEM
  • PSI presentation
  • Region IV Development – Brenda Hastreiter
    • Final Draw Downs – ACTION ITEM
    • Final Progress Report – ACTION ITEM
    • CDBG Closeout Documents – ACTION ITEM
    • TD & H Engineering – Rex Harding
      • Walton, Inc. – Change Order #13 – ACTION ITEM
      • Explanation of Engineering Costs
      • Amendment to owner-engineer agreement – ACTION ITEM
      • Review of Project Financial Status and fund use options – ACTION ITEM
      • Public Works Report – Shawn Burton
      • Planning & Zoning
        • Annexation Ordinance – ACTION ITEM
        • Jason Wethern – fence permit – ACTION ITEM
        • Jerry & Diane Downs – carport cover building request – ACTION ITEM
        • Clerk’s/Treasurers Report
          • Jason Wethern is requesting a special permit to raise a few rabbits – ACTION ITEM
          • Donation of binoculars to the Jerome County Sheriff’s Office – ACTION ITEM
          • A resolution authorizing the City Treasurer to pay vendors prior to Council Meetings – ACTION ITEM
          • Permission to change the savings account to another financial institution – ACTION ITEM
          • Parking on Main Street
          • Update on the Annexation Request(s)
          • Century Link
          • Treasurer’s Report
          • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM
          • Public Comment
          • Executive Session – ACTION ITEM

EXECUTIVE SESSIONS AS PERMITED IN IDAHO CODE 74-206

Section (b):      To 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.

  • Adjourn

 

 

1/8/20 Regular Council Meeting

The regular meeting of the Hazelton City Council will be held Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at 7:00 P.M at 246 Main Street, Hazelton, ID. The public is encouraged to attend and present any verbal or written comments they might have.  City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities, please contact the City Clerk at (208-829-5415) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Call to Order/Roll Call

Mayor Jason Wethern

  • Approval of minutes from the meeting December 11th, 2019 – ACTION ITEM

  • Deputy Report – ACTION ITEM

  • City Attorney, Brian Williams report on the Marco Dodge/Hazelton Repair paperwork processing – ACTION ITEM

  • Larry & Jill Davidson would like to talk to the Council about the water bill for the property on Railroad St. – ACTION ITEM

  • Approve bill vouchers – ACTION ITEM

  • Swear in the new councilmembers

    • Appoint new Mayor & Councilmembers to the Council – ACTION ITEM

    • Accept resignation of incoming councilmember – elect – ACTION ITEM

    • Appoint new councilmember to replace the resigned councilmember – ACTION ITEM

    • Elect new Council President – ACTION ITEM

    • Times & Dates of Council meetings (if needed, Resolution #138) – ACTION ITEM

    • Review Open Meeting Laws

    • Review Ethics in Government

    • Review Roles & Responsibilities of the Council

  • Public Works Report-

    • Shawn Burton – report

      • Planning & Zoning go-to person

      • Candice Cooley’s request for annexation – ACTION ITEM

      • Farm Lease Agreement – ACTION ITEM

  • Region IV Development

    • Draw down for Region IV Development – ACTION ITEM

    • Draw down for TD & H Engineering – ACTION ITEM

  • Master Water Project/ Rex Harding from TD & H Engineering

        1. Walton Draw Down– ACTION ITEM

        2. Walton Change Orders – ACTION ITEM

  • Clerk’s Department – ACTION ITEM

    • Jerry & Diane Downs - Covered Parking Permit – ACTION ITEM

    • Resolution # 137 – Irrigation Assessments notification to the Times News - ACTION ITEM

    • Lakeview Apts. Have a question concerning the on & off of their water meters

    • Prosecution numbers from our prosecuting attorney

  • Public Comment

  • Adjourn

Posted 01/06/2020 at 5:35 PM