The following business items may be approved by one motion and a vote. If any one member of the Council so desires, any matter listed can be moved to a separate agenda item. (ACTION ITEM)
(a) MATERIAL CLAIMS: Council may wish to approve the Material Claims for the period of July 1-15, 2023.
(b) CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Timothy Rice to serve as a member of the Civil Service Commission, replacing Michael Larson who resigned. Timothy’s term will begin July 21, 2023 and will expire May 7, 2027.
(c) HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION REAPPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Marty Vizcarra to continue serving as a member of the Historic Preservation Commission. Marty’s term will begin July 11, 2023 and expire July 11, 2026.
(d) POCATELLO ARTS COUNCIL APPOINTMENT: Council may wish to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of William David Hance to serve as a member of the Pocatello Arts Council, filling a long-term vacancy. William’s term will begin July 21, 2023 and will expire February 22, 2025.
(e) PERSONNEL POLICY HANDBOOK AMENDMENTS: Council may wish to approve changes to the Drug Free Workplace Policy of the Personnel Policy Handbook. The changes are necessary for federal transit grant compliance and are minor corrections, with a major change of scope. Changes were presented to the City Council at the July 13, 2023 Work Session. If approved, policy changes would be effective July 21, 2023.