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Below is the City of Stanley's June 30, 2004 Resolution on Rep. Mike Simpson's Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Proposal (CIEDRP). Part of his proposal includes designating wilderness in the Boulder-White Cloud Mountains.
 

 

CITY OF STANLEY
RESOLUTION NO. 94
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF STANLEY REQUESTING THAT
CONGRESSMAN SIMPSON INCLUDE THE TRANSFER OF IDENTIFIED FEDERAL LANDS AND
APPROPRIATIONS IN HIS CIEDRA (sic) LEGISLATION PROPOSAL.
 

WHEREAS, The Council and Mayor of the City of Stanley support Congressman Simpson in his effort to pass CEIDRA (sic) Legislation protecting the interests and rights of all parties; and,

WHEREAS, The City of Stanley and surrounding areas of impact have a need for year round affordable housing; and,

WHEREAS, The City of Stanley, due to its direct proximity to the proposed Boulder/White Clouds Wilderness Area, will be significantly affected by this legislation; and,

WHEREAS, The City of Stanley has pressing needs for improvements to infrastructure and services, to meet the needs not only of our residents, but also of visitors to the SNRA, the proposed Boulder/White Clouds Wilderness Area, and other public lands; and,

WHEREAS, The transfer of federal lands, allocation of federal appropriations and securing of trail easements will greatly enhance the City of Stanley's ability to meet these needs; and,

WHEREAS, The development of an all-season paved trail between the City of Stanley and Redfish Lake would ensure the general safety of guests of the SNRA in a non-obtrusive, safe environment, expand recreational opportunities, and create a strong economic stimulus for both communities;

WHEREAS, The proposed all season trail between the City of Stanley and Redfish Lake is listed as an action item in the Sawtooth Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF STANLEY, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT;

Identified Properties (cite legal description/map) be transferred from the Forest Service/SNRA to the City of Stanley:
a) Banner Street (approx. 8 acres - maximum 4 home sites)
b) Old sewer ponds (approx. 50 acres -- affordable housing, community
and recreational development)
c) Sewer pond upper bench (approx. 400 acres -- low density development)

Any development of said properties shall have deed restrictions including but not limited to:
a) Maximum height restrictions
b) Building envelopes
c. View corridors defined
d) Minimum and maximum square footage limits
e) Easement rights for recreationists
f) Adherence to City of Stanley and SNRA building code
g) Appropriate design reviews

All cash profits garnered from development of said properties will provide for the:

a) Establishment of a permanent civic/community endowment
b) Improvement of infrastructure, including but not limited to utilities, streets, employee housing, buildings, landscaping, and other capital improvements, consistent with the City of Stanley's Comprehensive Plan.
c) Promotion of the arts, sporting events, and entertainment, for the enhancement of the experience of visitors and the benefit of the citizens of City of Stanley.
d) Aid to independent organizations that directly affect the welfare of the City of Stanley, including but not limited to the school district, the fire department, the sewer board, the EMTs, the library, the chamber of commerce, the snowmobile club, and the ski club,

Included in CEIDRA (sic) is support for the proposed all-season paved trail between the City of Stanley and Redfish Lake.

Included in CEIDRA (sic) are appropriations to assist the City of Stanley in economic development as well as the development of low income housing.

Authorized by the City Council the 30th Day of June, 2004 and signed by me in open session with authentication of its adoption this 30th day of June 2004.

Council Member Steve Barnard

THE MAYOR CONCURRING
The Honorable Mayor, Paul Frantellizzi

ATTEST
Kellie Wahlstrom, City Clerk

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