City of Kamiah City Council Meeting Minutes July 12, 2023 @ 6:00 PM
City of Kamiah
July 12, 2023 @ 6:00 PM
Mayor: Betty Heater
Council Members: Genese Simler, James Kelly, Scott Moffett
Guests: See Attached Sign In Sheet
Mayor Heater called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM
Pledge of Allegiance
Motion to Approve Agenda was made by Council President Genese Simler and seconded by Council Member James Kelly. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, James Kelly aye, Scott Moffett aye.
Motion to Approve Consent Agenda Motion to approve the consent agenda was made by Council Member Scott Moffett and seconded by Council Member James Kelly. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, James Kelly aye, Scott Moffett aye.
Lonalee Hogland attended the council meeting and thanked the city for circumventing the installation of a mobile home.
Mike Tinsley attended the council meeting to thank the city for the action taken to clean up 13th Street.
Mike Tornatore addressed Lonalee directly and publicly apologized. He received incorrect information from our building inspector.
Carley Rose addressed the council requesting transparency. She would like copies from the last 5 years regarding the pool project. She wants to know what monies were received and what monies were spent.
Christina Steiner addressed the council and had questions regarding organizations that the city has no control over.
Unfinished Business: There was no unfinished business.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant needs a new composite sampler. The old one can no longer be repaired since parts are unavailable. A new sampler is $4,047, motion to approve the new sampler was made by Council President Genee Simler and seconded by Council Member Scott Moffett. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, James Kelly aye, Scott Moffett aye.
Pool Update- Mayor Betty Heater: Thank you to all who volunteered and to the pool committee for all the countless hours that have been but into getting the pool up and running. Due to unforeseen circumstances the pool will not be opening this year but will be restored and operational next year.
KFR and Kamiah Fire Protection District asked the council for permission to sell jointly owned Rescue 27. Both departments agree that this vehicle is not necessary and feel it could bring in approximately $89,000 which could be very beneficial to both departments. Motion to approve selling Rescue 27 was made by Council President Genese Simler and seconded by Council Member James Kelly. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, James Kelly aye, Scott Moffett aye.
KFR Monthly Report June 2023: For the month of June KFR had 42 calls for service. This number is down a little, but with the staffing shortage KFR has had to give some of the calls to Kooskia. KFR is currently seeking 1 paramedic and 2 EMT’s to help fill the shifts at the department.
Motion to go into Executive Session Pursuant to Idaho Code Section 74-206(1) based on the following statutory disclosure requirements (a) (b) to consider personal matters. Motion was made by Council President Genese Simler and seconded by Council Member Scott Moffett.
Re-enter from Executive Session at 6:53 PM. No action was taken.
Meeting Adjourned @ 6:53 PM
Next Meeting: July 26, 2023
“All agendas are posted in accordance with Idaho Code Title 74.”
Betty Heater, Mayor Brenda Taylor, City Clerk