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Council Minutes 1999 09/09CITY OF MC CALL MINUTES Regular Meeting City of McCall Thursday - September 9 , 1999 Table Of Contents Call To Order And Roll Call 2 Public Hearing — Sewer Rates................................................................... 2 Public Comment 3 AB 99-82 Golf Course Status Report ..................................................... 3 AB 99-83 Golf Course Lifetime Membership ............................................ 3 AB 99-80 Quaker Hill.......................................................................... 4 AB 99-62 Budget FY 1999-2000...........................................................4 Adjournment 6 Minutes Sept 9.doc Page 1 of 6 MINUTES Call To Order s The regular meeting of the McCall City Council was called to order by Mayor Eimers at 6:01 p.m. Ms. Arp, Mr. Colton, Mr. Eimers, Mr. Muller, and Mr. Venable answered roll call. A quorum was present. City staff present were City Manager Bill Robertson, City Attorney Dave Bieter, and City Clerk Cherry Woodbury. Executive Session i Mr. Colton moved to go into Executive Session per Idaho Code 67-2345(h) to address a personnel issue. Mr. Eimers seconded. At roll call Mr. Colton, Mr. Eimers, Mr. Venable, Ms. Arp, and Mr. Muller voted "aye". Mr. Eimers moved to come out of Executive Session. Mr. Colton seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Mr. Eimers moved to uphold the City Manager's recommendation on termination of an employee. Mr. Venable seconded. At roll call vote Mr. Eimers, Mr. Venable, and Mr. Muller voted "aye". Ms. Arp and Mr. Colton voted "nay". The motion carried. 'Public Hearing I AB 99-81 Sewer Rates Mr. Eimers opened the public hearing at 7:15 p.m. on the proposed sewer rate increase. Bill Robertson presented a spreadsheet showing the Sewer Fund revenue sources and expenses. He noted that the cash flow retained balance would increase by about $90,000 in the next fiscal year. Mr. Robertson reviewed the proposed monthly rate increase of $6.00 and the sewer connection charge increase of $265.00. The monthly increase of $6.00 would generate additional revenue of about $170,000. Council agreed to continue the public hearing at the next meeting — September 23`d Loren Paripovich inquired about funds to be used towards the airport sewer improvements. It was noted that there was some $300,000 that had been available but was spent in other areas of the sewer fund. Mr. Colton commented on what he remember on the subject. Mr. Robertson reported that any airport sewer funds would now be in a separate account. Minutes Sept 9.doc Page 2of6 Public Comment Lisa Wood addressed the Council and spoke on the juvenile programs in Valley County. An information meeting is scheduled for September 29th at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Congressional Church. She stated the organization is developing a three- year plan and would qualify for grant funding for juvenile programs. A flyer on the program will be forthcoming. India Hammond invited the Council to walk in the Alzheimer's event on September 18th at 9:00 a.m. at SMR. She handed out a pamphlet on the Alzheimer's Association and presented information to Council. Wayne VanCour inquired about the article in the Advocate stating the Cascade Reservoir Association had filed a lawsuit and stated that was not the case. Mr. Robertson clarified that DEQ had received a recent letter and felt there would be a high risk of a lawsuit if the moratorium was not imposed. Mr. VanCour again stated that the CRA has not filed a lawsuit. The Advocate reporter present apologized for the article and that it was misleading. A correction will be printed. Consent Agenda u Minutes Of August 26, 1999 — Regular Meeting Invoice Approval List Dated Sept, 1999 Payroll Report Date August 27, 1999 Resolution No. 8-99 Auction of Surplus Property Mr. Colton moved to approve the Consent Agenda with the additional warrant register. Mr. Muller seconded and the motion carried unanimously. IBusiness o AB 99-82 Golf Course Status Report Carl Floss gave a presentation on the proposed youth program. There would be a minimum fee to the participants. There would be adults playing with the youth involved in the program. Ms. Arp moved to approve the proposal for the junior golf program. Mr. Colton seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Minutes Sept 9.doc Page 3 of 6 AB 99-83 Golf Course Lifetime Membership Bill Robertson spoke on the memo from Advisory Committee member Charles Waters regarding the seven lifetime memberships now available. He noted that Mr. Waters' memo took into account the cost of living increase over the years. The current value of the passes was estimated at $6,617 each. Max Williamson briefed the Council on the Golf Foundation. He commented on how the lifetime membership revenue would go into the foundation's account and be spent for the project approved by the Golf Advisory Committee. The money is expected to be used on repairs of the golf cart paths. Ms. Arp inquired about the legality of the City giving away an asset and having the foundation handle the money transactions. Mr. Eimers moved to approve the proposal to sell the lifetime passes contingent upon the City Attorney's review. Mr. Colton seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Ms. Arp would like to see a Golf Foundations' current accounting of the revenue from the sale of the passes. Mr. Williamson stated it would be noted in the Advisory Committee minutes. AB 99-80 Quaker Hill Dave Bieter reviewed the changes to the Findings and Conclusions. He stated that the real issue was with the conditions for approval. He reported a copy of the drafted Findings and Conclusions was given to the client's attorney. He reviewed the major changes that addressed landscaping and lakeshore occupancy and quiet hours. Ms. Arp would like inserted as a condition that the plan be revisited in two years to ensure that it was working as intended. Mr. Bieter stated that if the camp violated the conditions of approval the permit could be pulled. He cited the City Code already gave authority to inspect the camp to see that the permit was being upheld. Mr. Colton moved to adopt the Findings and Conclusions as amended by the City Attorney and authorize the Mayor to sign. Mr. Muller seconded and the motion carried unanimously. AB 99-62 1999-2000 Budget Ashley Royal presented Ordinance No. 733 pertaining to the annual appropriation and setting the budget for the fiscal year. Mr. Colton moved to adopt Ordinance 733 and read by title only and one reading only. Mr. Eimers seconded. At a roll call vote Mr. Colton, Mr. Eimers, Ms. Arp, Mr. Muller and Mr. Venable voted "aye". The motion carried. Mr. Royal read Ordinance No. 733 by title only. Mr. Colton moved to adopt Ordinance 733 and authorize the Mayor to sign. Mr. Muller seconded and the motion carried unanimously. Minutes Sept 9.doc Page 4 of 6 Reports i Staff City Manager - Thanked Council for being sensitive to the work that P & Z work had done on the Quaker Hill CUP Gave a Citizens Committee progress report on meetings with JUB, DEQ, and Legal Counsel and BOR - Commented on today's meeting with JUB and future steps that need to be taken with the governmental agencies - Reported on replacement for City Clerk position as a Deputy City Clerk and placement of advertising in newspapers Commented on the current meeting held by Idaho Department of Transportation on Deinhard Boydstun connector / HDR will be the engineering firm on this project / on the method for the State to buy a portion of that property from the City for this project if the lagoons are build on Seubert site Reported on information regarding the actual McCall Bypass Commented that October 13th was the tentative meeting date on the Comp Plan and another meeting with IDT - Reported on the closure of East Lake Street and that Jack Marshall and John Carey would like Urban Renewal meeting be postponed until 1st of year Attorney - Reported would like to set a status conference on the M Resort issue - Inquired if a mailing of any last minute items would be appropriate / Council members would like to be notified of awaiting a mail City Clerk - Gave parting remarks Council Ms. Arp - Nothing further Mr. Colton - Reported on the location of the Mike Eckhart property in conjunction with the lagoon project Mr. Muller - Would like to see the corner at Highway 55 turning onto Railroad Avenue be made into a wider radius during the Downtown Improvement project to avoid disruption of the newly constructed area at a later date Minutes Sept 9.doc Page 5 of 6 Mr. Venable - Nothing further Mr. Eimers - Complimented Bill Robertson on the work being done as City Manager 'Adjournment I Without further business, Mr. Eimers moved to adjourn at 10:40 p.m. Mr. Muller seconded and the motion carried unanimously. ATTEST: e A © 4 (� r c U m • F3 f. fs f Jn. vy c _�q Cathleen Koch, Deputy City Clerk Kirk Eimers, Mayor