ALL Public Meetings to be held electronically or by phone.

Effective Immediately, All City Council, Chubbuck Development Authority, and Land Use and Development Meetings will be conducted via Zoom Teleconferencing, in accordance with a Proclamation signed by Governor Little on March 13, 2020 suspending section 74-203(5) and requiring ALL Public Meetings to be held electronically or by phone.

Residents are encouraged to participate in all City Meetings via distant platforms.

Call- in information will be posted with meeting agendas.

Please contact the Clerk’s Office at 208.237.2400 with any questions.

Mayor’s Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency

MAYOR’S DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, Idaho Code § 46-1011 allows the Mayor of a city to declare a local disaster emergency; and

WHEREAS, Idaho Code § 46-1002(2) defines “disaster” as the “imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property resulting from any natural or manmade cause, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, windstorm, wave action, volcanic activity, explosion, riot, or hostile military or paramilitary action and including acts of terrorism;” and

WHEREAS, the imminent threat of widespread and severe harm to the health of residents and visitors to the City of Chubbuck as addressed by the Centers for Disease Control and by actions of the Governor of the state of Idaho constitutes a “disaster”; and

WHEREAS, a declaration activates the response and recovery aspects of applicable local or intergovernmental disaster emergency plans for the furnishing of aid and assistance; and

WHEREAS, Idaho Code § 46-1002(3) provides that an “emergency” includes the imminent threat to life or property which requires state emergency assistance to supplement local efforts to protect well-being or property or to avert or lessen the threat of “disaster;” and

WHEREAS, the emergency referenced herein exists because the contagious nature and potentially serious consequences of the COVID-19 virus for residents and visitors to the City of Chubbuck and requires state emergency assistance to supplement local efforts to protect life, health and property; and

WHEREAS, Idaho Code § 67-2808 authorizes the Council of the City of Chubbuck to declare an emergency and that the public interest and necessity may demand the immediate expenditure of public money without compliance with formal bidding procedures; and

WHEREAS, an emergency declaration must be filed with the county recorder’s office and “given prompt and general publicity.”

NOW THEREFORE, I, Kevin B. England, the Mayor of the City of Chubbuck do hereby declare:

That a Local Disaster Emergency exists and that all efforts will be made to protect the citizens and property of the City of Chubbuck through activation of all local disaster emergency plans and state emergency assistance; and

That this Local Disaster Emergency shall expire within seven (7) days unless the City Council expressly authorizes the continuance of such Declaration; and

That this Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency (“Declaration”) shall be promptly filed with the Bannock County Recorder’s Office; and

That prompt and general publicity shall be given by press release notifying the public of this Declaration.

Declared this 18th day of March, 2020.

Kevin B. England, Mayor

Confirmed by the City Council of the City of Chubbuck on the 18th day of March, 2020.

Joey Bowers, City Clerk

City of Chubbuck Remains Open, with limited access

City of Chubbuck Remains Open, with limited access

Chubbuck City Hall remains open for business, all public services will still be provided on a daily basis. But as a precaution for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Chubbuck will be limiting access to City Offices starting March 17 at 9 a.m. Please use the drop box located at the south exit of the parking lot for all utility payments or any other information that needs to be dropped off for City Staff.

Citizens are strongly encouraged to utilize phone or email first to contact City employees and officials as most issues can be taken care of through these channels. Citizens are also encouraged to utilize the City’s

website, cityofchubbuck.us, to answer their questions, find forms, etc.

If a citizen must visit City Hall, Police Department or the Fire Department please be aware they will be required to call the number that will be listed on the door for assistance.

At this time, the regularly scheduled City Council meeting for Wednesday, March 18 will proceed as scheduled.

City officials encourage all residents to take precautions to protect themselves from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and self-evaluate for symptoms. Additional information on ways to help prevent the spread of the disease can be found at coronavirus.idaho.gov, or siphidaho.org/coronavirus.php, and cdc.gov.

To contact City Hall please call 208.237.2400 or email
info@cityofchubbuck.us

If we work together, we can make it through.

Thank you for cooperation and patience.

Utility Payments

With the current situation concerning COVID-19 and in an effort to protect our Citizens and our Employees the City of Chubbuck is encouraging, if possible, utility payments to be made electronically.

You can make an electronic payment through our office using Direct Pay, you can utilize Auto Pay through our third party administrator, Xpress Bill Pay, or you could utilize and electronic bill pay platform through your financial institution.

The City of Chubbuck does offer a $5 dollar discount if you chose the Direct Pay option.

If you are paying by check the City of Chubbuck encourages you to mail the payment using the envelope provided with your utility bill. We also have a drop box available in our parking lot that is accessible from your vehicle and a drop box in our lobby.

Please, if possible use one of these alternatives to the window for making your payment.

If you have questions about your bill please contact the City offices through our website, by email or by phone.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

Direct Pay

DIRECT PAY: The Direct Pay Program is a convenient way to automatically pay your utility bill. Direct pay ensures your bill is paid in full and on time every month and helps avoid delinquency fees.

Each account enrolled in the Direct pay Program will receive a $5 discount each month. Customer’s currently enrolled in direct pay are receiving the $5 discount. Direct pay saves the City by automating and streamlining the billing process.

Direct Pay is a program offered only in office at the City. Forms are available at www.cityofchubbuck.us or at the counter at the Utility Office. the Direct Pay Form must be filled out and returned to the office. All payments are processed on the 15th of each month.

If you would like to participate in the City’s Direct Pay Program and receive the discount, please complete a Direct Pay Consent form and bring, email, fax, or mail to the City.

Office location: 5160 Yellowstone Ave
Fax: (208) 238-2371
Mail: City of Chubbuck
PO Box 5604
Chubbuck, ID 83202-0006