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Minutes For REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 04-14-21 KAMIAH CITY HALL KAMIAH, IDAHO

4/26/2021

04-14-21
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING 04-14-21
KAMIAH CITY HALL
KAMIAH, IDAHO 6:00 PM
Guests: See sign in sheet (attached)
Council Present: Dan Millward, Genese Simler, Stephen Rowe (via phone)
Mayor Heater called meeting to order at 6:00 PM
Prayer: Mayor Betty Heater
Pledge of Allegiance
Approve Agenda: Council President Dan Millward made the motion to approve
the agenda and was seconded by Councilmember Genese Simler. Roll call vote:
Genese Simler aye, Stephen Rowe aye, Dan Millward aye.
Approve Consent Agenda Items (Action): Motion to approve the listed items
below on the consent agenda was made by Council President Dan Millward and
seconded by Councilmember Genese Simler. Roll call vote: Genese Simler aye,
Stephen Rowe aye, Dan Millward aye.
1. Approve Minutes from Regular Council Meeting 3-24-21 (Action)
2. Approve Workshop Minutes 4-7-21 (Action)
3. Approve Monthly and Interim Bills-March 2021 $34,378.78 (Action)
4. Approve Fair Housing Proclamation 2021 (Action)
5. Approve Resolution 2019-7 (Action)
6. Approve Resolution 2020-03 (Action)
Discussion/Action Items:
A. Discuss/ Approve Cleanup Day Request – James Nixon (Action) There
is quite a bit of trash along HWY 7. James Nixon stated that we live in a
beautiful city and he would like to help clean it up. He has the help of the
local softball team. He has requested from the city traffic control and safety
equipment to keep the kids safe and trash bags. Councilmember Stephen
Rowe proposes providing water and ice. With the help of the Kamiah Fire
and Rescue, we would like to help in this spring clean-up. Motion to approve
the application was made by Councilmember Stephen Rowe and seconded
by Councilmember Genese Simler. Roll call vote: Genese Simler aye,
Stephen Rowe aye, and Dan Millward aye.
B. Due to the possibility of the city park being unavailable, 3 Rivers Amateur
Radio Club has decided to move their event this year and revisit their
proposal next year. No action is needed.
C. Debco’s Quote for Swimming Pool Water Line Repairs is Tabled.04-14-21

D. Ambulance Cot Maintenance waiting for an estimate, Tabled.

E. Discuss/ Approve Chief Arsenault attendance at the Idaho Fire Chief’s
Meeting- Conference is for 4 days @ $100. per day, with 3 meals per day
included. Lodging is for 6 days at an estimated cost of $800. Motion to
approve the application was made by Councilmember Genese Simler and
seconded by Councilmember Stephen Rowe. Roll call vote: Genese Simler
aye, Stephen Rowe aye, and Dan Millward aye.
F. Discuss/Approve cost of trailer to be used in for fire training. Terry Jackson
will donate $2,000 which is ½ the cost for the trailer and the District and the
City are to equally split the other ½, $1,000 each. Money is to come from the
training budget. Motion to approve the application was made by
Councilmember Genese Simler and seconded by Councilmember Stephen
Rowe. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, Stephen Rowe aye, Dan Millward
aye.
G. Discuss/Approve Engine 22 power steering hoses and pump repairs. The
estimated cost for repairs is $700 to $1200. This will include a pump
certifiation test to bring the pump up to standards. Motion to approve up to
$1200 was made by Council President Dan Millward and seconded by
Councilmember Stephen Rowe. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, Stephen
Rowe aye, Dan Millward aye.
H. Discuss/Approve Fire Department Resolutions
1. Change Pay Standards for EMS/Fire Department 2021-03
Motion is to make one flat rate for everyone, per job type. Motion to
approve resolution 2021-03 was made by Councilmember Genese
Simler and seconded by Councilmember Stephen Rowe. Roll Call
Vote: Genese Simler aye, Stephen Rowe aye, Dan Millward aye.
2. Surplus of Communication Equipment 2021-04
Motion is to donate old radios and communication equipment. Motion
to approve resolution 2021-04 was made by Council President Dan
Millward and seconded by Councilmember Genese Simler. Roll Call
Vote: Genese Simler aye, Stephen Rowe aye, Dan Millward aye.
3. Over Accumulation of EMS/Fire Equipment 2021-05
Motion is to donate surplus of old equipment, uniforms, helmets, and
light bars. Motion to approve resolution 2021-05 was made by Council
President Dan Millward and seconded by Councilmember Stephen
Rowe. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye, Stephen Rowe aye, Dan
Millward aye.
I. Update on Hydrant flushing This will begin in two weeks. This moves a lot
of sediment in the pipes and may cause the water to be a little brown.04-14-21
J. Update on EMS Week. This is a designated national program that runs from
May 16th to the 22nd. Kamiah Fire and Rescue Station will be having a
community open house on Friday May 21st from 2 PM to 6 PM.
K. Discuss/Approve Health and Human Services Tabled at this time.
L. Approve Brenda Taylor for City Clerk Motion was made by Genese Simler
and seconded by Stephen Rowe. Roll Call Vote: Genese Simler aye,
Stephen Rowe aye, Dan Millward aye. Brenda Taylor was sworn in.
M. Update on Airport to be discussed on next agenda.
N. Discuss/Approve wood from BBQ Pit There is a surplus of wood to sell.
Needs to be put into a resolution. To be discussed on next agenda.
Next Meeting: April 28, 2021
Meeting Adjourned at 6:51 PM
______________________________ ___________________________
Betty Heater, Mayor Brenda Taylor, City Clerk