The regular meeting of the Riggins URA was called to order by Chairman and Board Member Robert Crump. Other Board Members present were Tom Anderson, Larry Barnard, Carolyn Friend, and Glenna McClure. Board Member Norm Klobetanz 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 balance of $4773.28 with the following revenue received: $2006.34 Idaho County tax increment and Browns Industries $2480 WWP grant match. After review, motion was made by Barnard, seconded by Crump, to approve the financial statement. Voting yea, Anderson, Barnard, Crump, Friend, and McClure. No nays.
After review of the financial statement, motion was made by Barnard, seconded by McClure, to make the following disbursements: $2480 to the City for the WWP grant match, $600.00 for administration costs through December 2008, with $1300 (65% of the tax increment received) transferred to the dedicated URA Sewer Obligation Reserve. Voting yea, Anderson, Barnard, Crump, Friend and McClure. No nays. The $1300 will be placed in the City’s Local Government Investment Pool with the State Treasurer.
Chairman Crump reported on the WhiteWater Park committee organization meeting held 1-09-09. He and Devon Barker have agreed to co-chair the committee, to try to get the project underway. He indicated that the meeting was attended by ten individuals, including Judd DeBoer and Brian O’Morrow. Devon had prepared a project information video for their review and overall he felt the meeting was successful in getting the process started. He has e-mailed minutes of the meeting for everyone’s information. A public meeting concerning the WWP has tentatively been scheduled for April 9th, 1:00pm at the Salmon Rapids Lodge. All agencies involved in the regulatory or permitting process, grant and loan sources, river groups, economic committees, local civic groups and businesses as well as interested parties will be invited to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to familiarize all the different agencies with the proposed White Water Park, in order to begin the permitting process and to identify potential project funding sources.
At this time, Chairman Crump reported that the URA terms of Board Members Tom Anderson and Larry Barnard expire in January 2009. He recommended that the two members be reappointed for additional four-year terms. After discussion, motion was made by Crump, seconded by McClure, that the recommendation to re-appoint Anderson and Barnard to the URA be confirmed. Voting yea, Anderson, Barnard, Crump, Friend and McClure. No nays.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.