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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City Minutes

 

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday - November 11, 2014 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 2nd

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Public Hearing - City Council - September 9, 2014

City Minutes

 

CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
PUBLIC HEARING 
September 9, 2014

 

MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2014. 

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 6:00 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 with guest resident Vicki Riggers.  Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell was absent.

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Public Hearing Followed by Regular City Council Meeting - September 2, 2014

 

CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
PUBLIC HEARING FOLLOWED BY A REGULAR MEETING
September 2, 2014
 

MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON SEPTEMBER 2, 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 and Mike Jensen; Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt with guest resident Vern McMaster. Councilman Jerry Elven was absent.