Council opens bids
The Cottonwood City Council opened several bids at their regular January meeting Monday, January 8.
They opened bids for a new police vehicle with Joe Hall of Lewiston as the apparent low conforming bid with a bid of $23,017. They received 4 bids.
Bids were also opened to remove the old green storage building. They received 5 bids with Russ Koepke of Pierce being the high bidder with a bid of $2,150.
Bids for the proposed new building were also opened. There was only one bid received and the council accepted the bid from Miracle Steel Structures, Inc., of $85,000 for a building kit. The bid price does not include the erection of the building.
Beverage license renewals for 2007 were approved for Debee Ann and Randy Thompson dba Busdastublup; Fergason Enterprises, Inc. dba Country Haus; Judy and Tim Campbell dba Mini Village and Gary Riener dba Rienerís Grocery.
A permit for 2006 for Colsar dba Royale Room was also approved.
In unfinished business a lease with Verizon was approved for signing. This is a lease option for 2 one-year terms. This is just a property lease. Verizon still needs to apply for a conditional use permit to put up a pole for their wireless service.
Joe Didier appeared before the council about a dispute over stuff in an alley. The city will check with the survey markers on exactly where the alley is.
In his water report, Jay Hinterlong reported water loss is down to 9-10%. Well #1, which was never used, was officially abandoned.
Hinterlong also reported he made an inspection of the well houses and reports the pipes and pumps all look good.
In his sewer report Jim Steinke reported there are no problems at this time and that the DEQ inspection was good.
In her land and buildings report, Shelli Schumacher reported the bell has been remounted near the fire station.
In the street report Jack Duman reported the city crew has been busy plowing snow and filling potholes. He also reported they received the reimbursement for the new sweeper.
Meeting dates and time for 2007 were approved and are listed below.
The council adjourned at 8:55 p.m. The next regular meeting will be Monday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.
Monday, February 12, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, March 12, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, April 9, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, May 14, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, June 11, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, July 9, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, August 13, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, September 10, 2007, 7:00 PM
Tuesday, October 9, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, November 12, 2007, 7:00 PM
Monday, December 10, 2007, 7:00 PM
Meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers located in the basement of the Cottonwood Community Hall, 506 King Street, Cottonwood, Idaho.
Any persons with disabilities desiring accommodations for the meetings, please contact the City Clerk at least 48 prior to the meeting at 208 962-3231, 506 King Street, Cottonwood, Idaho.