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War Memorial Field Construction Schedule

PRESS RELEASE

11/13/2015 – for immediate release

 

The City is pleased to share that a meeting held today with the Memorial design team (local engineers and architects), City, School District, Festival, Friends of Memorial Field, and other interested parties resulted in a construction schedule.  It was the consensus of the group that the dates presented will least impact our community and best position the project for success.  Many participants have been at the table for years working together towards this exciting time.  We are unified.

 

Early March, 2016 - City Council reviews final bid documents

Early April, 2016 – Bid opening

Mid September, 2016 – Demolition / Construction begins

Mid May, 2017 – Completion

 

For more info, call Parks and Recreation Director Kim Woodruff at 263-3674.


Downtown Traffic Changes and Road Work

July 2015 - In collaboration with the Sandpoint Urban Renewal Agency, the City of Sandpoint will move forward with frontage improvements along Church St. from First Ave. to Fifth Ave.  It is anticipated that this work will begin just after Labor Day and will be substantially complete prior to winter. The design of this project follows the “Downtown Streets Plan and Design Guide” adopted by Sandpoint City Council in 2012 (see link below). The work on Church will focus on sidewalks and storm water facilities. The road base is in good shape, so road closures will be limited to curb work and trenching for utilities. You may contact Bruce Robertson with any questions or concerns: brobertson@sandpointidaho.gov or 255-1877.


NEW CITY LAWS


Ordinance No. 1313

Feeding Big Game Animals Prohibited

adopted May 20, 2015

 

Ordinance No. 1313 makes it illegal to feed deer and other big game animals within city limits.

 

This law took effect when the summary was published in the Bonner County Daily Bee on May 27, 2015.


Ordinance No. 1317

7% Local Option Hotel/Motel Occupancy Tax

adopted October 7, 2015

 

Ordinance No. 1317 implements the voter-approved increase of the City's hotel/motel/short term lodging tax from 5% to 7% beginning January 1, 2016.


Ordinance No. 1319

Feeding Waterfowl and Other Activities Prohibited in City Parks

adopted October 21, 2015

 

Ordinance No. 1319 makes it illegal to feed waterfowl in City parks and also lists other activities that are prohibited in the parks.

 

This law took effect when the summary was published in the Bonner County Daily Bee on October 28, 2015.


Ordinance No. 1320

1% Local Option Sales Tax

adopted December 2, 2015

 

Ordinance No. 1320 implements the voter-approved temporary 1% City sales tax, effective January 1, 2016.  Click here for an informational sheet and FAQ regarding the new 1% tax.


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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