The Airport Committee met May
18, to discuss future expansions of the airport and what usage will benefit the
The Committee submitted a
report on a building proposal by LLC, (Johnny Stewart and Jerry Branning are two
of the members). LLC proposes building four (4) T-hangers on
3, leaving Lots 1 and 2 vacant for city use. Ron Banks, a committee member
approved moving the issue out of committee for immediate action.
A motion was passed accepting
LLC’s offer with stipulated conditions. The cost of relocating the fuel system
will be LLC’s responsibility.
Keith Burch, owner of The
Yacht Club, made a petition for a pro-rated fee on the remaining six-month’s use
of a liquor license, as his business will begin June 21. The liquor license was
granted, but the request for pro-ration was denied, because it did not meet with
the present city ordinance in effect. The deadline Birch is trying to comply
with was set by the state not the city.
Bids were accepted on a piece
of real property owned by the city, which had formally been listed as “surplus
property.” The winning bid was made by Chris Nekich in the amount of: $8,100.
Cindy Beck asked the council
to consider making a walking path adjacent to the airport, between the airport
and Hwy. 12. She said that many people would benefit by using that access when
walking or exercising as a safe alternative to walking along the highway.
Councilman Roy Clay said that had been considered in past years, but it had been
determined that strip of land was considered “wet lands” and not practicable for
making a permanent pathway.
The June 2010 calendar of
events was accepted as presented.
Rick Laam reported on working
on a block grant for the city water system. He also discussed an upcoming random
survey of residents and how it will be conducted.
Exhibitors from 57 countries
will be coming to the Snake River Boat Builders Export Program in
in 2010, which will focus on positioning the Lewiston/Clarkston region as the
“Jet Boat Capital of the World.” The intent is to increase markets in the
European Union, with a focus on
A motion was passed allowing participation in this program to attract future
business to this area.
The Council meets every
second and fourth Tuesday, at
at the City Council chambers,
217 1st St.