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


NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - *NOTE MEETING DATE CHANGE 
Tuesday - March 6, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St

**NOTE DATE CHANGE

NEZPERCE CITY PUBLIC HEARING AND AMEND BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018
Tuesday - **April 10, 2018 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St
(Scroll down for more on Amend Budget info)

NOTES FROM CITY HALL:

Water Bills
are being estimated now with the differemce between the estimated water usage and actual usage made up in the first bill after the meters are read.

Nezperce Looks For Comprehensive Plan Team:

The Nezperce City Council has started working on a comprehensive Plan and is looking to organize a Comprehensive Plan Team with members of the community. 

The team will review the strengths and weaknesses of the Nezperce community and come up with ideas, suggestions and plans for the way they think Nezperce should go into the future with the Nezperce City Council reviewing everything the team comes up with. 

If interested in serving on the Comprehensive Planning Team, please contact City Clerk Rhonda Schmidt at City Hall (Monday through Thursday 8:30-4). 

The Comprehensive Plan is required by the State of Idaho and also helps communities with grant requests.

The team needs to be organized by Friday, February 9.


 
Dog Tags:  Every dog in the Nezperce City Limits is required to have a dog tag, whether they never leave the yard or not.
Dog tags must be renewed every year.  Tags are $5 for the first dog, $10 for the second and $15 for the third ($30 for three dogs).
The 2018 dog tags are now available at City Hall, Monday-Thursday.
Building Permits are required PRIOR to work being done,
Demolition is okay but construction requires a building permit within the Nezperce City Limits.  Any questions, please contact City Hall.
If doing a major window replace project this also falls under the need for a Building Permit prior to the work.
If you have questions, best to check in with Nezperce City Hall.
**If you are doing a big project you are required to get your own dumpster - the roll-offs located by the Nezperce School are not for large construction project debris.

Garbage Totes:  With snow falling and plows needing to get through, please remove your garbage totes quickly Thursday morning after collection.

(click below for more info on recycling)
RECYCLE PROPERLY PLEASE.  NO plastic bags; NO lids on bottles; NO plastic container that held fruit, mac salad, etc.
Paper bags may be left in the newspaper bin.
Things have to be physically corrected prior to the hauling of the recycling bins when the directions are not followed.

Click on the icon below to see what is happening with the building of the new Nezperce Regional Emergency Services project.

Nezperce Regional Emergency Services


Nezperce Prairie Day - July 13 & 14, 2018 

 

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - April 10, 2018 Public Hearing - Amend Budget

City Minutes

**PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AMEND BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018
CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Nezperce, Lewis County, Idaho will hold a public hearing for the consideration of a proposed amendment to the budget for the fiscal period October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. The hearing will be held at the City Hall at 502 5th Avenue, Nezperce Idaho at 5:30PM on April 10, 2018**. This amendment would appropriate additional grant monies received by the City during the year.

 

                                    BUDGETED       CORRECTED                  BUDGETED              CORRECTED
                                      FY 16-17              FY 16-17                         FY 17-18                     FY 17-18

GENERAL FUND        999,453               1,249,453                           238,862                      363,235
EMS BOND FUND
(New Fund)                                                               0                           151,670
|GRAND TOTAL      1,464,610               1,714,610                            711,576                      987,619

At said hearing any interested person may appear and show cause, if any he has, why such proposed appropriations ordinance amendment should or should not be adopted. City Hall is accessible to persons with disabilities. Anyone desiring accommodations for disabilities related to the hearing, please contact City Hall, 937-1021 at least 48 hours prior to the public hearing.  

Rhonda J. Schmidt, City Clerk-Treasurer

Publish: Lewis County Herald March 29 and April 5, 2018 and posted www.cityofnezperce.com January 31, 2018 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Meeting Agenda February 13, 2018

City Minutes

                                                                                 NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL
                                                                                     REGULAR MEETING
                                                                                              AGENDA

                                                        
DATE OF MEETING: - Tuesday February 13, 2017              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.         MINUITES
           A.        Minutes of the Meeting held on 1/9/18

VI.      BILLS AND CLAIMS
           A.        Regular Bills and Payroll Disbursements;

VII.     BUSINESS TO BE CONDUCTED
           A.         Ida-Lew – Gavin Lewis;
           B.        Multi Hazard Mitigation Update Plan - Project Discussion;
          
C.        City Hall Move – Flooring and Furniture;
          
D.        Current Location Decision;
          
E.        Draft NPDES Sewer Draft Discharge Permit;
          
F.        Comprehensive Plan Training;
          
G.       Volunteer of the Year;
          
H.       Fire Station Update;
           
I.        Equipment;

VIII.    DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS
            A.       Maintenance

           
B.       Clerk

           
C.       Fire Department
 

IX.       COUNCIL COMMENT                                               

X.        PUBLIC COMMENT           

XI.       ADJOURNMENT                       

Other/Upcoming Events:

Holidays – February 19th Presidents Day

Next Meeting Date Change – March 6th at 5:30PM will begin with a Public Hearing  


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