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Agenda - January Regular Meeting

Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
Regular Meeting Agenda

January 22, 2019 – 10 AM

Meeting Location: Brammer Building
1225 Idaho Street
Lewiston, Idaho 83501

The Nez Perce Board occasionally meets in Executive Session, pursuit to Idaho Code § 67-2345. Executive session is closed to the public.

1Call to Order – Steve Becker
2Changes to Agenda
3Chair Report - Steve Becker
  1. Briefing on Idaho Association of Soil Conservation Districts activities
  2. Briefing on Local News
  3. Briefing on National Association of Conservation Districts activities
  4. Briefing on Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission activities
4Action Items:
  1. Board Decision on Financial Report For December 2018 (Zenner)
  2. Board Decision on December 18, 2018 Meeting Minutes (Becker)
  3. Board Reconsideration of 2018- 2019 ICRMP Public Entity Insurance Policy and Offer of Terrorism Coverage.
  4. Board Decision on 2019 BPA contract deliverables.
5Speakers:
  1. Jim Teare, Idaho Fish and Game, update on agency activities and discussion on NPSWCD assistance
  2. Bob Ries, NOAA Fisheries, presentation on steelhead habitat components.
  3. Presentation of Service Award to Todd Wittman for 23 years of service.
6Manager Reports: Lynn Rasmussen
  1. District operations and activities
  2. Project Updates and Activities
7Adjourn

The agenda order is subject to change at the Chair’s discretion.

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Agenda - January Special Meeting 1

Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
Special Meeting Agenda

January 22, 2019 – 12 PM

Meeting Location: Brammer Building Downstairs Conference Room
1225 Idaho Street
Lewiston, Idaho 83501

1Welcome and Introductions – Steve Becker
2Changes to Agenda
3District Resource Inventory
  1. Overview
  2. Review of resource problems and trends
  3. Review of spatial information and maps
4Strategic Plan and Annual Work Plan
  1. Review of Strategic Plan Development Process
  2. Overview of planning spreadsheets
  3. Review of Public Input and Comments and determination of inclusion into plan
5Budget
  1. Overview of District Accounts
  2. Presentation of FY2010 Budget
6Action Item:
  1. Board Decision on FY2020 annual work plan and budget

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Agenda - January Special Meeting 2

Nez Perce Soil and Water Conservation District
Special Meeting Agenda

January 23, 2019 – 1 PM

Meeting Location: Lewiston Police Training Academy Center
2419 16th Avenue
Lewiston, Idaho 83501

The Nez Perce Board occasionally meets in Executive Session, pursuit to Idaho Code § 67-2345. Executive session is closed to the public.

1Call to Order – Steve Becker
2Changes to Agenda
3New Board Member Orientation
  1. District Orientation Powerpoint Presentation- Rasmussen (20 minutes), includes 3 minute video
  2. Legal Requirements
    1. District Law – read and discuss law (Becker) – 30 minutes
    2. Powers of Conservation Districts powerpoint presentation (Rasmussen) – 10 minutes
    3. Ethics Law – briefly review law and handout (Rasmussen) – 5 minutes
    4. Ethics Law Presentation video – Idaho Attorney General Office (40 minutes)
    5. Public Meeting Law – review law and NPSWCD procedures (Rasmussen) – 15 minutes
    6. Public Records Law – brief overview of law (Rasmussen) – 5 minutes
  3. Relationship with others – 30 minutes
    1. Common Pitfalls for NPSWCD Board members (Becker)
    2. Landowners
    3. NRCS
    4. Other Agency relationships
    5. No authority to act alone
    6. Agenda Item Process
  4. Administrative Procedures – 10 minutes
    1. Reimbursements
    2. Payments
    3. Business Procedures
  5. District Finances – 15 minutes
    1. Budget
    2. How we are funded
    3. Dedicated vs discretionary funds
    4. How to read NPSWCD financial reports
  6. Governance vs Management – 5 minutes
  7. Signatures – 10 minutes
  8. Policy Agreements – 10 minutes
    1. Confidentiality
    2. Related parties
    3. Drive vehicles
    4. Hunting
    5. other
  9. Strategic/Annual Plan Overview – 15 minutes
4Adjourn

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Contact Us

Nez Perce
Soil and Water
Conservation District

Office Location:
27880 Chambers Road
Culdesac, ID 83524
(Map of Office Location)

Phone: 208-843-2931
Fax: 208-843-2234

E-mail NPSWCD

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 131
Culdesac, ID 83524

Office Hours:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday
or by appointment


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