RIGGINS CITY COUNCIL
August 3, 2012 – 8:30 a.m.
meeting of the Riggins City Council was called to order by Mayor Robert
Crump. Councilors present
were Miller, Akin, McClure and Friend. Guests present included Jeff
Joyce, Jack Kappas and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Riggins. Mayor Crump introduced Mr. and Mrs. Jim
EMPLOYEE PAY RAISES: John Pottenger and Ross Campbell have each received certification for Very Small Water Systems. Upon hiring John and Ross, the Council had agreed to raise their hourly pay $1.50 for every certification received. McClure made a motion to raise their hourly wage $1.50 effective July 1, 2012; seconded by Akin; voting yea – Miller, Akin, McClure and Friend. No nays; motion carried.
RESIGNATION: Dan Catherman
has submitted his resignation as Fire Chief, effective August
1st. Jeff Joyce
expressed his interest in the appointment, and stated he wanted to work on
compliance and making improvements to the department. Jeff has been in Riggins for 8
years, and went on to describe his work history in
CONTRACT: In May 2012,
Clerk sent an e-mail to
DIESEL SPILL: The Clerk reported that legal advice from City Atty Adam Green has been received concerning the City’s response to the recent diesel spill and cleanup. At 9:20 a.m. motion was made by Friend, seconded by Miller to go into Executive Session per Idaho Code 67-2345F to discuss a potential matter of litigation. Voting yea, Miller, Akin, McClure and Friend. No nays, motion carried. Mayor Crump excused himself from the discussion due to the potential conflict of interest and Council President McClure conducted the executive session.
At 10:00am, motion was made by Friend, seconded by Miller, to end the executive session and resume regular business. Voting yea, Akins, Friend, Miller and McClure. No nays, motion carried.
A letter was received from DEQ, instructing the City to eliminate the storm drain now located adjacent to the Riggins One Stop new diesel pump. After discussion, motion was made by Akins, seconded by Friend, to authorize Gary Miller to speak with Zolman’s at the One Stop to temporarily cover the storm drain until a more permanent solution can be determined. Voting yea, Akins, Friend, Miller and McClure. No nays, motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.