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


CITY OF NEZPERCE UTILITIES BILLING SYSTEM
CITY OF NEZPERCE WATER RATE INCREASES

AG SAFETY DAY JUNE 4 - REGISTRATION BY MAY 4


NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - June 14, 2016 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th





Nezperce Prairie Day - July 11 & 12, 2016

PRAIRIE DAY BENEFIT PLAQUES
ORDER TO BE PLACED MAY 1
The Nezperce Prairie Day Committee is taking orders for Benefactor Plaques
that will be placed in the Performance Pavillion in the Memorial Park.
Plaques are 4" X 12" and are $50 each.
To order a plaque, contact Rhonda Schmidt 208-937-1021, or by email - clerk@cityofnezperce.com
Forms are available at Nezperce City Hall - 502 5th
An order form must be completed and a fee of $50 paid for orders to be completed.

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The PD Committee is looking at placing the order for the plaques on May 1 so they will be made and
arrive in time for the July 9 Prairie Day event.  If interested in ordering a plaque, please fill out the form
at City Hall
prior to May 1.
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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Agenda May 10, 2016

City Minutes

  

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL
AGENDA
DATE OF MEETING: - Tuesday, May 10, 2016                   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 4/12/16

VI.       BILLS AND CLAIMS

              A.        Regular Bills and Payroll Disbursements

VII.     BUSINESS TO BE CONTUCTED  

               A.    Transportation Plan Contract - John Watson Riedesel Engineering;

               B.     Black Mountain Software – Cash Receipting Module;

               C.     RV Upgrade- project status;

               D.    Budget Planning for FYE 2017;

 

VIII.       DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS

             A.        Maintenance

             B.         Clerk                                               

IX.        COUNCIL COMMENT           

X.         PUBLIC COMMENT

XI.        ADJOURNMENT 

Other/Upcoming Events:

Community Wide Yard Sale Day – May 14, 2016

Memorial Day Programs – Pioneer Program by the Historical Society 10AM, Legion Memorial Program 11AM (both at Mt. Calvary) Garden Club Blue Star Dedication 11:30AM (Memorial Park)

Prairie Day – July 9, 2016

 

 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 - April12, 2016

City Minutes

                                                                                 (Minutes are Subject to Council’s Final Approval)
                                                                                             CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
                                                                                                  REGULAR MEETING
                                                                                                       April 12, 2016

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON April 12, 2016. 

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:30 P.M.  

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

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen James Zenner, Jerry Elven and Mike Jensen and Tyler Nelson; Riedesel Engineer John Watson, Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt.  Kathy Camden and Lorna Inglet individually joined the meeting on behalf of the Garden Club Blue Star Memorial.