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CITY HALL CALENDAR

 

Click here to view this month's City Hall calendar.

Scroll down for the City's online Google calendar, which displays future months.


Mayor's Proclamations

Click here to visit the Mayor's page and read her recent proclamations.


Proposed Changes to City Fees

City Council will hold a public hearing during their regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in Council chambers at City Hall (1123 Lake Street) regarding proposed new City fees and existing fees proposed to increase more than 5%.  Click here for a list of the changes that are being proposed, including fees proposed to increase 5% or less.


Public Forum on Coal and Oil Train Traffic

The City of Sandpoint will sponsor a community forum on coal and oil train issues on January 14, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in Council chambers at Sandpoint City Hall, 1123 Lake Street.

 

This will be an opportunity to hear current information about coal trains, oil trains, safety for our citizens and communities, and actions that may be taken.

 

The public is invited, along with federal, state, and local representatives.  Railroad representatives from Burlington Northern-Santa Fe, Montana Rail Link, and Union Pacific are also invited.

 

Please bring your questions, comments, and concerns.

 

For more information, please call the Mayor’s Office at 263-3310 or email cityclerk@ci.sandpoint.id.us.


Snow Removal Policy and Snow Removal Map

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  Click here for the City's Snow Removal Policy.  Click here for the Snow Removal Map.


Downtown Traffic Changes

On November 18, 2014, the Idaho Transportation Department held a public meeting in Sandpoint to provide information and solicit comments.  Click here to link to a copy of their presentation.

 

On July 16, 2014, Sandpoint City Council voted to endorse a plan to convert Fifth Avenue between Cedar and Pine Streets to two-way traffic.  See the link below or click here to view the specific changes at each intersection.  ITD prepared the plan following a request by Sandpoint City Council in June 2013.

 

Closely tied to converting Fifth Avenue to two-way is an agreement between ITD and Sandpoint to transfer ownership of existing US 2 (Pine Street, Cedar Street and First Avenue in the downtown core) to local control (Independent Highway District and City of Sandpoint).

 

In December 2012, Sandpoint City Council voted to adopt the Downtown Streets Plan.  This plan is available here for download.  The plan calls for two-way traffic on all downtown streets (except Main Street between Third and Fifth Avenues).

 

Downtown Traffic Changes / Fifth Avenue Two-Way Operation

 

Downtown Streets Plan


Remodel of the Sandpoint Train Depot is underway!

The construction fences are up, and rehab of our historic depot has begun, with local contractor Idagon doing the work.  The timeline for completion is early winter 2014.

 

Thanks again to all who made this possible:

Suarez Engineering

Boden Architecture

Amtrak

BNSF Railway

Sandpoint Historic Preservation Commission

Idaho Transportation Department

      ... and all those who value the history of our town

 

 


Solar Roadways Demonstration Project

The city is pursuing a grant, in conjunction with Solar Roadways, and seeks input from the public on where to install a demonstration project.  If you would like to provide input, please call the Public Works Department at 263-3407.  Click here for a recent article in the Bonner County Daily Bee regarding this project.


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NEW CITY LAWS


Ordinance No. 1305

Mixed Use Residential (MUR) Zoning

adopted October 15, 2014

 

Ordinance No. 1305 establishes Mixed Use Residential Zoning in Sandpoint.

 

This law took effect when the summary was published in the Bonner County Daily Bee on October 30, 2014.


Ordinance No. 1306

MUR Zoning in Certain Areas of the City

adopted October 15, 2014

 

Ordinance No. 1306 replaces some previously-established zones in certain areas of the City.

 

This law took effect when the summary was published in the Bonner County Daily Bee on October 22, 2014.


Ordinance No. 1309

Removal of Parking Enforcement Marks on Tires Prohibited

adopted December 3, 2014

 

Ordinance No. 1309 makes it illegal to wipe off marks that have been placed on the tires of parked cars by parking enforcement personnel.

 

This law took effect when the summary was published in the Bonner County Daily Bee on December 9, 2014.


The City of Sandpoint and USDA are equal opportunity providers and employers.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC, 20250-9410, by fax to (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

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