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August 2016

VALLEY COUNTY AND THE CITY OF CASCADE CELEBRATE THEIR CENTENNIAL IN 2017!

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2017 will mark the 100 year anniversary of Valley County AND the City of Cascade. Many great events are being planned now to help our entire community celebrate these big milestones!

Plan ahead and mark your calendars for these events:
February 26, 2017: Valley County Centennial Celebration
July 17, 2017: Cascade Centennial Celebration

In addition to these events, the Centennial Committee is producing a 100-page coffee table style magazine to feature the history of Valley County and the communities within, 100 days of events, pioneer biographies, and much, much more! This magazine will be distributed throughout the area and proceeds from ad sales will go to fund the cost of the magazine and the community centennial celebration events.

Interested in advertising in the commemorative Centennial Magazine? Contact Lynn Holland for pricing and details:

Lynn Holland
925.639.9463
lehollandassociates@gmail.com

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McCall Public Library September Programs

Stop for Library EventsHuge Used Book Sale
Saturday, September 3rd 10:00am – 3:00pm
Fill up a bag of books for $3.00!

Succession Planting
Wednesday, September 7th 6:00-7:00pm
Join Advanced Master Gardener Mary Fairman, and University of Idaho Extension Melissa
Hamilton as we discuss and learn about ways to stretch your garden space and season.

Pokémon Safari
Friday, September 9th 3:30-5:00pm

Join the library’s Pokémon trainers on a safari to catch as many Pokémon as you can and learn a little about McCall history as we visit local Pokestops and Gyms.  Make sure you bring your own device loaded with the Pokémon GO app. Wear comfortable clothes, as our safari will take us on a walk within a few blocks of the library. Small children will require chaperones. Also, stop in at the library all week for an in-house scavenger hunt and win cool Pokémon prizes!

Clases de Inglés
Wednesdays September14th – 28th
2:30-4:00pm
Free conversational English classes are available

Fall Mushroom Program
with Kathy Richmond

Mushroom expert Kathy Richmond is back to talk to us about the mushrooms we will be seeing in our forest during the fall season. She will be visiting us the evenings of the last two Tuesdays of the month. Feel free to bring in mystery mushrooms for her to identify.
Tuesday, September 20th  
The Bold and Beautiful Boletes 7-8pm
The Positively Peculiar Polypores 8-9pm

Tuesday, September 27th

Royal, Robust Russulas of the World 7-8pm

Lovely Lactarius from Around the World 8-9pm

Makerspace
Friday, September 23rd 3:30-5:30pm

We will have several design challenges using our 3D printer, makers tools, and a box full of
doo-dads!

McCall Workshops you shouldn’t miss.

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Skills Park Opening Soon!

We’ve heard from the McCall Park’s Supervisor that the NEW! Bike Skills Park may be available for use this weekend! Special thanks to Single Track Sessions and Epikos Design who helped develop this specialized area located next to the Harshman Skate Park. This area will surely help develop some expert riders for the future!

How was it created?

  • Original plans and designs were created by Epikos and Single Track Sessions as a team!
  • Then Single Track Sessions flagged the area.
  • McCall City Parks Crew then hauled in the dirt, thinned and grubbed the area ready.
  • Finally Single Track Sessions finished up by building the features and sculpting the jumps!

Thanks to Idaho Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation granted Mountain Bike License Plate funding grant and to McCall-Donnelly School Board for giving permission to build the skills park on District property.

City Council Meeting Tonight

Meeting begins at 5:30pm in  Legion Hall.

Find the agenda for tonight’s meeting here>.

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

It’s time to make important choices for McCall’s future.

Don’t miss this chance!
City of McCall will host two public workshops on September 13 & 14.

These workshops are your opportunity to help make important choices for the city’s future.

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You are the future of the city and need to be a part of its direction, plan for growth and development. McCall city officials want to hear your ideas.

Where should we place work force housing? What pathway connections are priorities to you?  Where should telecommunication towers go? Does the community support 1% for the arts? Should we regulate summer traffic using stop lights or roundabouts? These are just a few of the questions that we need feedback on!

Recent surveys have shown what you love or would improve about McCall. The community has identified specific opportunities throughout the City and helped create a vision for the future. It’s time to make decisions.  City staff and representatives from consulting firm Logan Simpson now request your input on these Big Ideas and Big Choices at public open houses which will be on:

Tuesday, September 13
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
McCall-Donnelly High School Commons * 401 N Mission Street

OR

Wednesday, September 14
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Payette National Forest Building Conference Room
Payette National Forest * 500 N Mission Street

The public meeting will be a workshop format where attendees can help guide the development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Transportation Master Plan by providing input on the Big Ideas and Big Choices.

Also, don’t forget to visit the Comp Plan website at http://www.mccallcompplan2016.com/ to find out about upcoming meetings, online surveys, and plan updates.

Make sure you have a hand and a voice in shaping the City of McCall’s future, and get involved!

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Looking for 2016 4th feedback!

Take the short survey and please tell us what your opinion was of the 2016 celebration.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/publicfourth

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Order your Bricks for Fall!

The last day for fall Centennial brick orders is September 9. Get your orders in. CITY.CentennialBrickForm 2016_Page_1Centennial Bricks Still Available

Love the Library? Take our expansion survey!

Keep up to date on the future and expansion of the McCall Public Library here>. Take our Library Expansion Survey and let your voice be heard!

 

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