The Town of Nespelem seeks sustainable
growth that protects our natural and historic resources,
while preserving our values, qualities, and culture.
Darcy Epperson, Mayor
Dawn Ensminger, Position #1
Sally Hutton, Position #2
Rowena St Pierre, Position #3
Victor Becker, Position #4
Jama VanBrunt, Position #5
Public Records Request RCW 42.56
New Business: Public Comment Period: Maintenance Report:
Approval of Claims:
Adjourn: *Next meeting - Sptember 14th, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. * Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84611419047?pwd=c0xPZ0I2QWs5MGJydFkveVM5eE1KZz09 Meeting ID: 846 1141 9047 Passcode: 711021
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Darcy opened the meeting at 5:30 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mayor Report: Darcy reported that she has received a lot of compliments about the town and how nice everything is looking. She stated that the tribe wants to have a celebration once the baseball fields are done. Darcy presents Flints termination of appointment letter for the council to review. The council decided that the wording needed to be changed to lay off since Flint was officially hired. Vic then asked what they were going to do about Wade. Darcy stated that they will go into executive session to discuss.
Vic moved to approve the July 15th, 2022 meeting minutes as presented. Dawn seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried. Old Business:
1. Water Restrictions: Council decided to revisit next meeting to make sure that the pumps are not being overworked. The group discussed the water levels.
2. Water Tank Hill Stabilization: Kelly reported that she is just waiting on Steve to send over the contract for the town to sign.
3. Backhoe Grant: Kelly reported that the town has been approved for the money and hopefully soon they should be getting the backhoe.
New Business: Vic moved to approve the Resolution 2022-06: New Signer for Banking. Rowena seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried.
Kelly updated the council over the Capital Facilities Plan and that next meeting they should be to approve it.
Council went into executive session at 6:37pm to 7:05pm.
Public Comment Period per RCW 42.30: No public present.
Maintenance Report: Wade was unable to make the meeting. Kelly reported the boys were doing a good job. She updated the group over the status of pump 3 and stated that the chlorinator is still down.
Clerk\Treasurer Report: Kelly reported that the town received the 2nd APRA payment in the amount of $54,766 and stated that the insurance claim is now done.
Approval of Claims: Vic moved to approve the June 2022 claims in the amount of $8034.2 warrant #10650 through #10669. May 2022 payroll in the amount of $1956.07 warrant #10628-10631. Sally seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried.
Dawn moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m. Rowena seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried.
Approved August 10th