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 - February 8th, 2023 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 a bid has came in for the backhoe to be picked up by Jason Jackson of $1494.72. Vic moved to approve the bid, Rowena seconded, all approved. Darcy asked what they should do with the old backhoe and the group decided to put it out for bid.
Vic moved to approve the September 14th, 2022, meeting minutes with the amendment of adding Morgan’s name to the credentials. seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried. Old Business: 1. Water Tank Hill Stabilization: Morgan reported that she is just waiting to here back from the engineers for their reports to see what the next steps are.2. Backhoe Grant: Morgan gave update that the backhoe is insuranced and covered to travel.New Business: 1. 2023 Water Bill Increase: Morgan reported to the group that with the inflation the experts suggest that there be 5% increases. Morgan stated that would make the water bills come up by $2. Dawn made a motion to approve the water increase starting Jan. 1 2023, Vic seconded, all approved.
Public Comment Period per RCW 42.30: No public present.
Maintenance Report: Wade gave an update on the status of the pumps. He stated that there needs to be someone in charge of cleaning up the softball field. Darcy said she would get that figured out.
Clerk\Treasurer Report: Morgan reported to the group that the credit card reader had broken and that a new card reader was ordered. She explained what happened to it and that there is now customers that owe payment for those transactions.
Approval of Claims: Dawn moved to approve the October claims in the amount of $6121.53 warrant #10702 through #10717. Vic seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried.
Salley moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:30 p.m. Vic seconded the motion, all were in favor, motion carried.