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

NEW FIRE STATION/EMS BUILDING PLANNING MEETING
Wednesday - January 14, 2015 - 6 & 7:00 p.m.
District Courtroom in the Courthouse
 

Nezperce
Community Library
PreSchool/Kindergarten Story Hour
January 23, 2015 - 9:00 a.m.

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - February 10, 2015 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 2nd



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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Special City Council Meeting - December 17, 2014

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CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
SPECIAL MEETING
December 17, 2014
 

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON December 17, 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 Steve Bateman. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen William Harris, James Zenner, and Jerry Elven; Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt. A guest present was Goffinet and Clack Auditor Steve Clack.

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Meeting - December 9, 2014

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CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
REGULAR MEETING
December 9, 2014
 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON December 9, 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 Steve Bateman. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen William Harris, Jerry Elven, and Mike Jensen; Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt. Guests present were Kevin Kuther of LHTAC and Lewis County Sheriff Brian Brokop.