RIGGINS CITY COUNCIL

SPECIAL MEETING

July 19, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.

City Hall

A special meeting of the Riggins City Council was called to order by Mayor Glenna McClure.  Purpose of the special meeting was to review the proposed FY17-18 budget and to tentatively accept the proposed budget for publication of a Public Hearing on the budget in the Idaho County Free Press per Idaho Code. Councilors present were Friend, Wilson and Miller.  Councilor Akins was absent. 

Reviewed the proposed budget including:

REVENUE

Property Tax Levy - $70,052

Resort Tax - $120,000

Water, Sewer, Sanitation Fees – no change

EXPENDITURES

Personnel – .50 increases to Clerk, Librarian/Deputy City Clerk; both Public Works staff, .30 increase to EMS Director and Fire Chief; .25 increase for part-time staff; salary adjustment of 2% of annual salary for 4 full-time positions, EMS Director, Fire Chief, and 3 part-time positions.  Add full-time Seasonal Laborer position ($15 per hour) for 20 weeks in Public Works.   Add increase of $1.50 for Campbell in anticipation of WWIII licensure.

PERSI – increase effective July 2018

STREET – add $2,000 for winter maintenance, storm drain outlet at Riverside RV

IRRIGATION – rock cut culvert $2,000

WATER/SEWER SPLIT – Treatment Plant roof $10,000 and siding $10,000; Generator $1,200 (funded by State Revenue Sharing)

SEWER – lab equipment for in-house testing/sampling (new permit) $15,000

GO BOND PAYMENT – pay same amount; review increase in Resort Tax revenue after full year.

WATER – add exterior paint on water tank (repair & maintenance) $2,500

WEBSITE - $2,000 for new website design

RIGGINS COMMUNITY CENTER – Ceiling Mount projector $1,400, Projector Screen $800

FIRE – Radios $500; two fire pickups $80,000

AMBULANCE COLLECTION FEES – slight increase to 7.5%

CITY PARKING LOT GRANT – estimated $300,000 for property purchase, prep and paving

FEE INCREASES

                                                                        CURRENT FEES                      PROPOSED FEES

Ambulance

Standby Response:

            City Resident ……………………..               $10                                           $20

            County Resident………………….              $20                                           $30

            Standard Rate…………………….               $30                                           $40

Suction:

            In Ambulance (machine) …….               $10                                           $20

            Manual ………………………………              $30                                           $40

Airways:

            Tube Holder ………………………               $5                                            $10

AED Pads (Defibrillator):

            Adult …………………………………               $65                                           $70

Splinting:

            SAM (pliable splint) …………….               $20                                           $25

            Tape ………………………………...               $3.50                                        $5

Dressings:

            Trauma ……………………………...              $7.50                                        $10

            Tape…………………………………..              $3.50                                        $5

            Tourniquet………………………….              $50                                           $60

            Occlusive Dressing ……………..              $5                                            $10

            Rolled Gauze ……………………..               $4                                            $5

            Sterile Water ……………………..               $4                                            $7

Obstetrics Kit ……………………………….                $15                                           $50

Bedpan ………………………………………..                $3                                            $5

Urinal …………………………………………..               $1.50                                        $5

Blood Glucose Testing ……………………               $5                                            $10

Aspirin Therapy …………………………….                $1                                            $5

Epinephrine ………………………………….                $20                                           $40

Epi-Pen ………………………………………..                $300                                         $400

Extended Run (more than 4 hours)….               $60                                           $75

Extrication:

            Door ………………………………….              $50                                           $75

            Ropes Over Bank ………………..              $150                                         $200 

FACILITY RENTALS:

PARK

Groups less than 50 ……..……………               $25                                           $50

Groups 50 or more …….……..……….               $25                                           $100

RIGGINS COMMUNITY CENTER

Cleaning Deposit ……………..………                $50                                           $100

Upper Level …………………………..                 $50                                           $100

Lower Level -    Kitchen Only …………              $20                                           $ 25

Lower Level with Kitchen………….…                 $50                                           $ 75

HERITAGE CENTER

Cleaning Deposit ………….…………                 $50                                           $100

NEW FEES

                                                                                                                              PROPOSED

SOURCE OF FEES                                                                                               NEW FEE

Facility Rental

Park - Electricity on Stage                                                                               $25

Riggins Community Center – Lower Level without Kitchen                            $50

Potable Water Sales – per 2,000 gallons                                                                    $50

RESERVE FUND

Establish a reserve fund – “Sewer Salsnes Reserve” of $1,000 effective 10/1/17.

URA PROJECTS:  Park $200,000; Water $310,000; Sewer $2,000,000

DEPARTMENT TOTALS:

General Government - $267,693       Street - $469,200                Fire Department - $425,781       

Ambulance - $207,740                    Library - $31,373                 Park - $230,004

Water - $895,152                          Sewer - $2,531,985              Sanitation - $144,100

PUBLIC HEARING – Wednesday, August 9th at 6:15 p.m.

Motion was made by Wilson to tentatively approve the proposed FY2017-2018 budget with changes identified; seconded by Miller. Voting yea, Miller, Wilson and Friend.  No nays; motion carried.  The Clerk will publish a notice of the Public Hearing on the budget, increased fees and new fees.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Brenda Tilley, City Clerk-Treasurer