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

 

CLEARWATER COMPLEX FIRE INFORMATION


NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - September 8, 2015 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 2nd

 

LEWIS COUNTY FAIR
"Small County Fair, Big Country Fair"

Thursday - September 24, 2015 - Sunday - September 27, 2015
Nezperc, Idaho

 

 

 

Nezperce Prairie Day - July 11 & 12, 2016









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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Agenda - August 11, 2015

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NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
DATE OF MEETING: - Tuesday, August 11, 2015                     TIME: 5:30 PM 

PLACE:  City Hall, 502 5th Avenue 

  I.        CALL TO ORDER 

II.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

III.        ROLL CALL 

IV.        AMENDMENT TO AGENDA 

V.         MINUTES

            A.       Minutes of the Meetings held on 7/14/15 

VI.        BILLS AND CLAIMS

             A.        Regular Bills and Payroll Disbursements 

VII.      BUSINESS TO BE CONDUCTED

           A.    New Councilman swearing in;

           B.     RV Upgrade- project status;

           C.     Seal Coating 2015;

           D.    Work Force Housing – Housing Sale Progress;

           E.     Oak Street – ITD site visit;

           F.     New Fire Station Project – Building Fund;

          G.    Budget – FYE 2016 review and accept;

          H.    Airport Maintenance;

           I.       Sanitation – Walco Contract;

          J.      Water Ordinance Revisions; 

VIII.    DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

            A.        Maintenance

            B.         Clerk                                               

IX.       COUNCIL COMMENT           

X.        PUBLIC COMMENT

XI.       ADJOURNMENT 

Other/Upcoming Events: 

Pick Up Commodities in Lewiston for Food Bank at 133 New 6th Street across from Community Action at 10AM on? Who wants to pick-up this month?  

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) 

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington DC 20250-9410 or call 1-800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD).”

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Meeting - July 14, 2015

City Minutes

 

 

CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
REGULAR MEETING
July 14, 2015
 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON July 14, 2015. 

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:27 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, Jerry Elven and Mike Jensen; Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt.