10-11-10

City Hall

6:30pm

 

The regular meeting of the Riggins URA was called to order by Chairman and Board Member Robert Crump.  Other Board Members present were Roy Akins, Larry Barnard, Norm Klobetanz and Glenna McClure.  Board Member Friend was absent.

 

The minutes were presented and members individually polled, all confirming they had read the minutes.  Since there were no additions or corrections offered, the minutes were approved as presented.

 

The financial statement was presented showing a 09-30-10 balance of $1478. 63, with no revenue received and no expenses paid during the month, leaving $1478.63 balance as of 10-31-10.  There is also $8987.55 in the Sewer Obligation Reserve Fund.  After review, motion was made by Klobetanz, seconded by Barnard, to approve the financial statement and to pay $450.00 to the City of Riggins for Oct-Dec 2010 administration and to reimburse Chairman Crump $216.05 for travel expenses to the AIC/URA meeting in Boise.  Voting yea, Akins, Barnard, Crump, Klobetanz, and McClure.  No nays, motion carried.

 

Chairman Crump reported that Idaho Dept of Water Resources had reconsidered their decision regarding the White Water Park project, and now agreed that the Little Salmon River Basin Plan did not prohibit the construction, and that they would proceed with permit application process.

 

A meeting has been scheduled for 2:00pm, November 5th, with  CEDA officials,  for brainstorming construction funding ideas.  Two suggested ideas that will be discussed were corporate donations and fees for parking.  Idaho County will be contacted about ownership of the abandoned road on the east side of the Old Mill Bridge, and to see if it could be transferred to the City.

 

Chairman Crump reported on AICís URA meeting recently held in Boise.  The meeting went well, with participants from all over the state.  He attended representing small city interests and encouraged the group to support the current rule that elected city officials continue to serve as the URA Board members, especially in the smaller cities with populations of less than 7500.

 

It was reported that the Little Salmon Bridge walk-thru was scheduled for October 19th, at 10:00am.  Chairman Crump reported that the locking ballards are now in place, restricting autos, only allowing foot traffic.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

   

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                        Chairman                                                                     Clerk