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Looking for Agendas, Minutes, City Code? Check out our new electronic document system!

We are excited to introduce to you the City’s Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) which is designed to store a wide range of electronic documents and file types. It offers the ability to save documents in a location that is secure, searchable, easy to use, and can manage the lifecycle of a document automatically (retention). It helps saves the employee(s) time in finding and accessing needed documents, easy to distribute documents throughout an organization and to the public if needed, reduces paper records filing costs, we are able to easily back-up documents in case of disaster (flood, fire, theft, etc.), and saves on the wear and tear of paper records. 

  • To access City Council Meeting information, click on the orange button above, then click on the ‘City Council’ link on the following page. This link will give you access to all City Council Meetings, broken down by Fiscal Year, from 1937-2020. Scroll down for the most recent City Council Meetings. 
  • To access City Code information, click on the orange button above, then click on the ‘City Code’ link. This link will give you access to the entire Iona City Code, when you click on the ‘City Code’ link. The City Code is then broken down by Titles, for easier reference. 
  • To access Ordinances & Resolutions, click on the orange button above, then click on the ‘Ordinances & Resolutions’ link. 
  • To access Planning & Zoning Meeting information, click on the orange button above, then click on the ‘Boards & Commissions’ link. On the following page, click on ‘Planning and Zoning Commission’. This will give you access to all Planning & Zoning Meeting, broken down from Fiscal Year 2008-2020. Scroll down for the most recent Planning & Zoning Meetings. 

Community

“Now Hiring Office Assistant” – The City of Iona is currently seeking a part-time Office Assistant to provide highly responsible and administrative support for the City Clerk-Treasurer. The hours will vary from 16-19 hours/week. This individual will be responsible for planning & coordinating all City events, designing the monthly newsletter, attending the monthly Planning & Zoning Meeting and completing necessary minutes, updating the City’s website and other regular office duties as necessary. A full job description can be found by Clicking Here! If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to cityclerk@cityofiona.org by Friday, July 10th. 

“Iona Historical Museum” – The opening of the Iona Historical Museum has changed to Saturday, July 11th, complete with a yard sale! This is a fundraising event to help pay the mortgage and upkeep on the museum. Monetary donations of any amount will be most welcome. The yard sale and drawings for great prizes will be held:

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Address: 3293 Rockwood Avenue, Iona, ID

Limited guided tours of the museum will be available during that time. The museum will then be open by appointment only. Donations for the yard sale will gladly be accepted until July 8th. Please call one of the following to make arrangements for delivery of items:

Arlene Riding- 208-709-4300, Connie Murdock- 208-521-1041, Betty McKinlay- 208-313-2071, AnnaJean Sweat- 208-521-6340

“Historical Preservation Commission” – The City of Iona is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the Historical Preservation Commission. This Commission would assist the City Council in creating a report and new Historical Zone Overlay as the residents deem necessary to protect historical buildings and areas in the City. 

“Property Tax & Housing Assistance” – Just a reminder to all landowners in the City of Iona regarding their property tax bill. You may be eligible for the Property Tax Reduction (PTR) program. For additional information and to apply, please visit the Bonneville County Assessor’s Office website at: https://www.co.bonneville.id.us/index.php/county-assessor/property-tax-relief-programs/property-tax-reduction-program

There is also financial help available for Idaho renters affected by COVID-19. To learn more and apply, please visit idahohousing.com/covid-19

“Animals Running at Large” – As a reminder, Iona City Code 5-3-12 states, “All animals found running at large are declared public nuisances and many immediately be impounded in the Animal Control Shelter without notice to the owner.” We strongly encourage all owners to keep their animals under control and on their premises. Thank you. 


Important Information

The City of Iona’s Planning & Zoning Commission has scheduled the following Public Hearings on the evening of July 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Iona City Building, which is located at 3548 N. Main Street, Iona, ID. Subsequent Public Hearings will be held by the City Council for final approval on July 21, 2020 at 7:15 p.m. The Public Hearings are as follows:

“Preliminary Plat Application” – A Public Hearing will be held to consider a Preliminary Plat Application submitted by HLE, Inc, for the “Pam Addition” on the NW corner of 49th North and 55th East.

“Amendments to City Code” – A Public Hearing will be held to consider amendments to Iona City Code 11-6-5(A) and 11-6-9, pertaining to side yard requirements and landscape buffers in the Commercial Zone.

“Amendments to City Code” – A Public Hearing will be held to consider amendments to Iona City Code 11-12-1 and 11-12-2, pertaining to Off-Street Parking Requirements.

“Amendments to City Code” – A Public Hearing will be held to consider amendments to Iona City Code 11-11-19, pertaining to fences on public or utility property interests. 


Public Works 

“Public Restrooms and Drinking Fountains” – In an effort to protect our City employees and our guests, the public restrooms and drinking fountains at the Iona City Park will be closed for the summer of 2020. For your convenience, there are portable toilets available at Iona City Park and Pioneer Park, which will be cleaned and maintained by the providing company. Please take necessary precautions to adjust to these temporary changes.

“Water Conservation” – As in past years, we are asking people whose address ends with an odd number (ex. 245) to water on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Those with an address that ends with an even number (ex. 356) to water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. On Sunday, please limit your watering to the bare minimum. By doing this, it will help the City to conserve water, keep costs down, maintain better water pressure and a healthier lawn for you as a customer. Thank you!

 


Local Events

Come support many of our Iona friends and neighbors in the following community events:

Seussical is fun for the whole family! This broadway musical brings together performers of all ages from the community to portray the characters from all your favorite Dr. Seuss stories. Join Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie La Bird, Jojo and all the Whos as they explore the many worlds of Dr. Seuss. Tickets can be purchased at trpac.ludus.com

Who: Ammon Arts Community Theatre

When: August 6th – 10th

Where: Thunder Ridge High School

Time: 7:00pm and 1:00pm (on the 8th)

Tickets: $12 for adults and $10 for seniors/kids

 


Are you interested  in knowing the breakdown of the water improvement project? Please view and/or download the Scope of Work which specifically outlines exactly what items are included in the project and the individual cost associated with each. (*It’s important to note the scope of work was based on a worst case scenario meaning some of the costs outlined could be lower when the project is put out to bid and the overall cost of the project could be lower depending on potential grant money that could become available to help fund these improvements). Are you interested in viewing a map of the water improvement project? Please view and/or download a copy of the Map. Have further questions? Please contact a city elected official at the email addresses listed below: