June 4, 2018

Work Session

The work session of the Mayor and Council of the City of Gooding, Idaho was called to order at 5:00 pm in the Gooding Municipal Building, 308 5th Ave West, Gooding, Idaho on June 4, 2018.

Roll Call

Present were Mayor Brekke, Councilpersons France, Arkoosh, Smith and Cram.

Employees

Present were Public Works Director Larry Bybee, Police Chief Dave Fisher, Library Director Cindy Bigler, Treasurer Brenda Aquiso and City Clerk Hollye Lierman.

Visitors

Terry Platts, Gooding City Planning & Zoning

Purpose

The purpose of the special meeting was to discuss the increases and decreases anticipated in revenue and expenses for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Work Session

The work session of the Mayor and Council of the City of Gooding, Idaho was called to order at 6:00 pm in the Gooding Municipal Building, 308 5th Ave West, Gooding, Idaho on June 4, 2018.

Roll Call

Present were Mayor Brekke, Councilpersons France, Arkoosh, Smith and Cram.

Employees

Present were Public Works Director Larry Bybee and City Clerk Hollye Lierman.

Visitors

Jeremy McAlister, GDA Engineering

Purpose

The purpose of the special meeting was to discuss the Gooding Airport Runway Extension Phase 1 and the signal interference options for the AWOS system.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Regular Meeting

The regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the City of Gooding, Idaho was called to order at 7:00 pm in the Gooding Municipal Building, 308 5th Ave West, Gooding, Idaho on June 4, 2018. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilman Cram.

Roll Call

Present were Mayor Brekke, Councilpersons Arkoosh, France, Cram and Smith.

Visitors

Present were Terry Platts and Brandy Presnell.

Changes to Agenda (Idaho Code 67-2343 Sec 4 (b))

Councilman Arkoosh made a motion to add “Mayor to sign the contract and notice to proceed documents between the City of Gooding and Eagle Rock Timber for completion of the South Well”. Motion seconded by Councilman Smith. Motion carried.

Consent Calendar

(Consent Calendar contains items which require formal Council action, but which are typically routine or not of great controversy.  Council members can approve the items listed on the consent calendar as one item or, if finding a correction needs to be made, can pull that item for discussion.  There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a Council Member or a member of the audience requests removal of the items from the Consent Calendar.)

Mayor Brekke asked, “Consent Calendar Items numbered are before you, are there any items to be removed?”  There being no objection, Councilman France moved to approve the Consent Calendar.

  1. May 21, 2018 Meeting Minutes
  2. Accounts Payable in the amount of $356,066.86
  3. Payroll in the amount of $140,333.68
  4. May Building Permits
No. Date Name House Street Use  Value  Fee
16-18 5/4/18 Nancy Hughbanks 238 6th W Fence  $               1,500.00  $             30.00
17-18 5/9/18 Duane Burg Sr. 113 11th W Fence  $                  800.00  $             30.00
18-18 5/10/18 Dustin Vincent 215 Texas Fence  $               2,668.00  $             30.00
19-18 5/11/18 Vern France 520 Toponis Fence  $               3,405.98  $             30.00
20-18 5/16/18 Nancy Hughbanks 238 6th W Patio/Deck  $                  500.00  $             60.55
21-18 5/17/18 John Arkoosh 102 Main Fence  $                  100.00  $             30.00
22-18 5/18/18 Kai Barkhald 218-224 Idaho Fence  $               2,000.00  $             30.00
23-18 5/23/18 Tana Arnold 207 Oregon Shed  $               4,800.00  $           146.41
24-18 5/23/18 Tana Arnold 207 Oregon Shed  $               4,800.00  $           146.41
25-18 5/24/18 Main Street Mobile Home Park 2210 California #4 Mobile Home  $              10,000.00  $           200.00
 $            30,573.98  $         733.37

Motion seconded by Councilman Arkoosh.  Motion carried.

Visitors Business

Brylee Drury – Request to Amend Rules at Skate Park to Allow Bikes: Ms. Drury was not present. Councilman Arkoosh stated he is against amending the rules. The original design of the park was for skateboards only. Councilman Smith agreed.

Public Input

None.

Unfinished Business

Planning & Zoning Vacancy: There is currently one vacancy to fill.

John Infanger – Riverside Estates; Installation of 5 Mobile Homes: Mayor Brekke has drafted a letter to Mr. Infanger. The Council and PWD Bybee made some suggestions. Mayor Brekke will rewrite the letter to include the suggestions and present it to the Council at the next meeting.

Gooding Dog Pound; Gooding County Invoice: Councilman Arkoosh suggested the Mayor and Council request to be added to the Gooding County Commissioners meeting agenda to discuss the invoice.

Water Fund CD Renewal: The Council reviewed the rates presented and agreed to deposit the funds into a 19 month CD at 2.0% Annual Percentage Yield at Washington Federal Bank.

New Business

Mapping for Comprehensive Plan – Terry Platts: Terry Platts stated the state requires review of the mapping for the comprehensive plan every 5 years. Councilman Arkoosh made a motion to allow Gooding City Planning & Zoning to move forward with mapping for the comprehensive plan. Motion seconded by Councilman Cram. Motion carried.

Blue Sky Construction Change Order #9 Approval: Councilman Arkoosh made a motion to approve Blue Sky Construction Change Order #9 in the amount of $68,617.05. Motion seconded by Councilman France. Motion carried.

CH Spenser, LLC Invoice Approval: Councilman Smith made a motion to approve CH Spenser, LLC invoice in the amount of $2,674.00. Motion seconded by Councilman Arkoosh. Motion carried.

Rood & Associates Independent Fee Estimate for Airport Runway Extension Phase 1: Councilman France made a motion to approve Rood & Associates Independent Fee Proposal in the amount of $2,500.00 for the Airport Runway Extension Phase 1. Motion seconded by Councilman Cram. Motion carried.

Mayor to Sign Contract and Notice to Proceed Documents Between the City of Gooding and Eagle Rock Timber for Completion of the South Well: Councilman Arkoosh made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign the Agreement and Notice to Proceed between the City of Gooding and Eagle Rock Timber. Motion seconded by Councilman Cram. Motion carried.

Department Reports

Police Chief Dave Fisher: Chief Fisher stated Sergeant Chris Knott has resigned. His last day will be June 16th. Chief Fisher hired a new officer and his start date will be June 18th.

Chief Fisher presented a proposed park ordinance that would cover all of the parks in the City and a parking ordinance which includes long term living in a camp trailer in a back yard. He also suggested revising the curfew ordinance to reflect different curfews for different ages.

Chief Fisher presented a Memorandum of Understanding to the Gooding School District for the SRO position they would like to fund but has not heard back from them.

Fire Chief Brandon Covey:  Fire Chief Covey was not present.

Library Director Cindy Bigler:

  • Library Director Bigler presented the May stats and June Calendar to the Council. They are getting prepared for summer reading.
Computers Patrons Materials Programs References Exchange LilI Help
772 2285 3102 504 810 37 5
Maker Games Outreach New Cards Catalog Give Away Hours
876 199 1500 9 292 937 152


Public Works Director Larry Bybee:
PWD Bybee stated Glanbia Fun Day is scheduled for June 8th from 3-6 pm.

Attorney Craig Hobdey: Attorney Hobdey attended the Coalition of Cities Attorneys Meeting last week.

City Clerk Hollye Lierman: City Clerk Hollye Lierman submitted letters and notices of interest to the Council.

There being no further business Councilman Arkoosh made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Councilman Smith. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 7:53 pm.

ATTEST:

 /S/ Hollye Lierman                                                               /S/ Jeff Brekke                              

Hollye Lierman – City Clerk                                                Jeff Brekke – Mayor

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