Council may wish to approve a grant acceptance and if awarded, authorize the Mayor to sign all pertinent documents related to the grant from the Idaho Department of Lands in the amount of $90,000.00, subject to Legal Department review. The projects to be completed under the grant include conducting preliminary engineering for the Portneuf River Oxbow Project. The grant will require a 10% local match which will be funded using staff and volunteer time.
Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor’s signature on all pertinent documents regarding the Local Professional Services Agreement between the Idaho Transportation Department, Keller Associates, Inc., and the City of Pocatello, subject to Legal Department review. There is no additional financial requirement or match at this time. The match for the design of this project was submitted for payment on June 21, 2022. The funds were paid from Fund 70. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to approve and authorize the Mayor’s signature on all pertinent documents regarding the FTA 5310 Small Urban Funding Agreement # C2070PO Between the Idaho Transportation Department and the City of Pocatello, subject to Legal Department review. The local match for this project is 20%, and funds are available in Fund 71 through a reimbursement grant which was awarded in 2020. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to consider the recommendations of staff for the following requests regarding the 2023 WPC Facility Painting Project:
(a) Accept the low responsive bid received February 24, 2023, from Cruzer Industrial for the total bid amount of $51,788.00, and if the bid is accepted
(b) Authorize the Mayor’s signature on an agreement between the City of Pocatello and Cruzer Industrial in the amount of $51,788.00 for the 2023 WPC Facility Painting Project, subject to Legal Department review.
The project includes painting four (4) steel-sided buildings at the Water Pollution Control (WPC) treatment facility. If approved, the work will begin in May 2023 and will be completed by the end of June 2023. Funds for the project are budgeted and available in the WPC Fiscal Year 2023 budget. (ACTION ITEM)
Council may wish to approve piggybacking the 2022 City of Pocatello contract with M & S Development for ADA curb ramp replacements during the Street Department’s 2023 pavement maintenance season, and authorize the Mayor’s signature on all applicable documents, subject to Legal Department review. Procurement costs have been budgeted for in the Street Department’s FY 2023 budget. (ACTION ITEM)
The Council has the following options for reading ordinances. If the Council makes no motion, the ordinance will be read on three (3) different days, two (2) readings of which may be by title only and one (1) reading of which shall be in full and placed on final passage for publication. (ACTION ITEM)
Option 1: FOR ONE READING UNDER RULES SUSPENSION: "I move the ordinance, Agenda Item # , be read only by title and placed on final passage for publication, and that only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."
Option 2: FOR THREE SEPARATE READINGS: "I move the ordinance, Agenda Item # , be read on three separate days. First and second readings will be by title and in full on the third reading. The ordinance shall then be placed on final passage for publication, and only the ordinance summary sheet be submitted for publication."
Before the ordinance can be read under Option 1, the Council must pass said motion by a vote of one-half plus one (4) of the full Council.
Ordinances ready for reading:
14(a): An ordinance rezoning approximately 17.41 acres of land located in the 1500 block of Lakeview Drive from zoning designation Residential Medium Density Single-Family (RMS) and Residential Estate (RE) to Residential Medium Density Multi-Family (RMM). (ACTION ITEM)
14(b): An ordinance vacating and abandoning the public’s interest in approximately .413 acres of right-of-way located on North 6th Avenue and distributing said vacated land to the adjacent owner, Bannock County, Idaho. Said vacation was approved by City Council Decision dated October 20, 2022 and all conditions therein have been met. (ACTION ITEM)