City of Nezperce, Idaho Est. 1895

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Statistical Data  
Population: 466 *
Elevation: 3,202 feet
Precipitation:  22 inches **
Average Snowfall: 45 inches **
Temperature Range (average) – Fahrenheit: **
Spring: 29 to 63
Summer: 45 to 81
Fall: 28 to 71
Winter: 22 to 41

* U.S. Census 2010 Population change since 2000: -10.9% **Historical averages

Nezperce, the county seat of Lewis County, is located on the Nezperce Prairie, a broad plateau in the eastern part of the county.  The Clearwater River is located about 10 to 20 miles to the east and north.  The Clearwater National Forest lies 26 miles northeast and the Nez Perce National Forest is 30 miles southeast.

Orofino lies 24 miles north, Grangeville 24 miles south, Kamiah 16 miles east and Lewiston 58 miles west.

Nezperce is in the heart of the Nezperce Prairie. Extending beyond the City in all directions is the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. The City was named for the Nez Perce Indian Tribe – the name is French for “pierced nose”, although they did not practice nose-piercing. The Nez Perce’s name for themselves is Nimi’ipuu (pronounced Nee-Me-Poo), which means simply “the people” or “we the people”

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IMPORTANT MESSAGES/NOTICES

City Minutes


LEWIS COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
PUBLIC HEARING
Wednesday - December 3, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
District Courtroom at the Courthouse in Nezperce, Idaho
We request everyone in attendance to please use the side door to the Lewis County Extension Office
510 Oak Street, Nezperce, Idaho
The front door to the Courthouse will be locked


JINGLE BELL SATURDAY HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE - WEAR YOUR JINGLE BELLS
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING GALA
&
JINGLE BELL FUN RUN
Saturday, December 6, 2014
1:00 p.m. Lions Burger Booth opens
2 cannned or boxed food items gets a free cheese burger
Jingle Bell Fun Run
Registration 1:30 p.m. - Run starts at 2 p.m.
2:00 p.m. Arrival of Santa w/s'mores & hot cocoa
3:00 p.m. Announcement of Volunteer of the Year award
3:30 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony & Caroling

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday - December 9, 2014 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 2nd

PRESCHOOL/KINDERGARTEN STORY HOUR
Thursday - December 12, 2014 - 9:00 a.m.

NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY
602 4th Ave.

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Public Hearing - October 28, 2014

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CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
PUBLIC HEARING 
October 28, 2014
 

MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON OCTOBER 28, 2014. 

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 530 P.M.  

II. Pledge of Allegiance:  The pledge was led by Mayor Bateman. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen William Harris, James Zenner and Mike Jensen, Jerry Elven and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt.  Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell entered at 5:34PM.

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Meeting - October 14, 2014

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CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
REGULAR MEETING
October 14, 2014
 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON October 14, 2014. 

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:29 P.M. 

II. Pledge of Allegiance:  The pledge was led by Mayor Bateman. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen William Harris, James Zenner, Jerry Elven (entered the meeting at 5:35PM), and Mike Jensen; Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt.