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Citywide Branch Pick-up April 20-24
To have your branches picked up, you must
make arrangements by calling Dyan at
263-3428, Monday-Friday, 7:30am-3:30pm.
Deadline to sign up is April 17 at 3:00pm.
Maximum branch size is 2-3 inch diameter,
and all branches must be piled lengthwise in
the street along the curb with your
pre-assigned number. Please do not place
branches on the lawn.
NO LEAVES - NO BAGGED LEAVES
Downtown Traffic Changes
On February 11, 2015, City Council approved
two agreements with ITD for converting Fifth
Avenue to two-way operation between Cedar
and Pine Streets and transferring ownership
of downtown streets from the State to the
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
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
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).
December 2012, Sandpoint City Council voted
to adopt the
Downtown Streets Plan. This plan is
here for download. The plan calls
for two-way traffic on all downtown streets
(except Main Street between Third and Fifth
Downtown Traffic Changes / Fifth Avenue Two-Way Operation
Downtown Streets Plan
Stormwater erosion and control education
will be available this spring to anyone in
the construction industry and related
disciplines who wants to improve their
skills, understanding, and marketability in
the stormwater and erosion control field,
particularly for projects that require
permitting from the EPA under the
Construction General Permit (CGP).
Topics covered in a SEEP class include:
Implementing erosion and sediment control
Watersheds and the water cycle
Stormwater and controls
Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Hands-on BMP installation
Kootenai County March 24-25
Bonner County April 7-8
Latah County April 15-16
Shoshone County April 21-22
Kootenai County April 28-29
SEEP will also offer a one-day
re-certification class on May 6 in Bonner
County ($150 – 8 hours).
SEEP website for more information:
Forum on Coal and Oil Train Traffic
The City of Sandpoint sponsored a
community forum on coal and oil train issues
on January 14, 2015, at Sandpoint City Hall.
an opportunity for citizens to hear current
about coal trains, oil trains, safety for
our citizens and communities, and actions
that may be taken.
Here is a link to the audio file from the
here for the
list of resources and contacts that was
provided at the meeting.
Remodel of the Sandpoint Train Depot is
construction fences are up, and rehab of our
historic depot has begun, with local
contractor Idagon doing the work.
Thanks again to all who made this possible:
Historic Preservation Commission
Idaho Transportation Department
... and all those who value the history of
Parking Enforcement Marks on Tires
December 3, 2014
No. 1309 makes it illegal to wipe off marks
that have been placed on the tires of parked
cars by parking enforcement personnel.
law took effect when the summary was published in the
Bonner County Daily Bee on December 9, 2014.
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
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