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September 2017

Experience the Downtown Core Reconstruction Project Presentation Online

Exciting news in Public Involvement! For the first time City of McCall offers project images on an idea page and a narrated video.

City of McCall launches its first online interactive public meeting with the Downtown Reconstruction Project. Review project boards are posted on the project idea page with an opportunity to comment down below.  For a more in depth view of the project, Horrocks Engineers narrate the concepts of each image in a video. Watch now>


“McCall City Council’s goal is always transparency and inclusion of our citizens and the online presentation is just another way we can engage the true feelings of McCall.”

To enlarge video you can click here

The streetscape themes below offer you a concept toward the aesthetic feel of our downtown when the project is complete. Three main themes emerge for you to vote on.

Take the survey on the Downtown Core Project here>


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McCall Parks and Recreation: Trips and Tours Event

Only a month away! We will be traveling down to Boise to explore the Basque district, enjoy lunch and then head off to the Birds of Prey Center for a flight show. Join us this fall for this fun filled trip!  Registration opens soon at City Hall or  Have questions? call 634-8968 Basque & Birds

McCall Parks and Recreation: Fall & Winter Activity Guide

The Fall and Winter McCall Parks and Recreation Guide is now available at City Hall, The McCall Public Library and McCall Parks and Recreation office.  Grab a copy today or visit for more information.

View a digital copy of the Guide by clicking below

Fall 2017 Guide


Meet your candidates for McCall City Council

Voting for McCall City Council seats will take place on Tuesday, November 7th 2017. 

The candidacy declarations were due on Friday, September 8th, of last week and eight (8) citizens of McCall declared their intention to run for candidacy in the election for McCall City Council.

2 Year Term Candidate(s) *Indicates Incumbent

  • Colby Nielsen*

4 Year Term Candidate(s) *Indicates Incumbent

  • Gail Bray 
  • Robert (Bob) Giles*
  • Jared Hendee
  • Melanie Holmes*
  • Robert Lyons 
  • Wayne March
  • Thomas Sowers







Transportation Master Plan Draft is Now Available for Review.

McCall’s Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is the City’s blueprint for an accessible and connected community Review the draft now>.

Evaluate the key elements of the Plan and leave comment or a letter of support.

The TMP contains goals, policies, and projects for operating and investing in the transportation system. It also includes an overview of strategies and investment programs the city and community intend to accomplish in the next 20 years.
The Comprehensive Plan Update and the Transportation Master Plan are both available for review at
170905_McCall_TMP_Revised Draft edit
Click the cover to read it now. 
“McCall’s Transportation Master Plan is the City’s blueprint for an accessible and connected community. Today, McCall is known as a community with beautiful natural areas, a unique small town mountain character, world class recreation opportunities, and a mountain retreat for Treasure Valley residents . McCall’s success today isn’t a fluke. It stems from decades of community work, foresight, and planning. This Plan seeks to continue to enhance those qualities that make McCall a special place and outline the vision for McCall’s future transportation facilities and policy.”

Wooley Avenue Receives a Makeover

Wooley Avenue from Dawson to Davis will get new
asphalt beginning September 7, 2017.

Look for detour signs and road closures as Wooley Avenue is resurfaced in the next week or so. The goal is to complete the work around September 15th.



Open Candidacy Seats Application Deadline Approaches

Applications for Candidacy submission will be
accepted until 5pm
September 8th.

City Council will have 4 seats available for election in 2017.
Open seats include:
One, Two-year term
Three, Four-year terms


Candidates are required to certify on their Declaration of Candidacy that they are qualified to hold the office, meaning they are:

  • At least 18 years of age,
  • A U.S. citizen,
  • The candidate’s primary residence must be within the city,
  • The address of the candidate’s voter registration must match the residence address provided on the candidate’s declaration, and
  • The candidate must have resided in the city for at least 30 days prior to submitting their declaration.


  • The candidate’s name will appear on the ballot exactly as it is written on the Declaration of Candidacy.  If the candidate wishes to have their nickname on the ballot, it should be in quotes between their first and last name (e.g. George “Skeeter” Johnson).
  • The candidate can choose to either get a petition signed by at least 5 registered electors or pay a $40 filing fee.
  • Candidates must choose to run for a two or four year seat as available and may not run for more than one.


View the City Manager Job Profile Online

Apply to be McCall’s City Manager
Now through October 9th

City Manager
City of McCall, Idaho

Nestled in Idaho’s west central mountains, McCall is a vibrant resort community located approximately 100 miles north of Boise. McCall encompasses 10 square miles and has a population of approximately 3,100 residents which can double during the summer months and holidays. The City is situated on the southern shore of beautiful Payette Lake at 5,021 feet in elevation and is bordered by towering pine-covered mountains averaging 8,000-9,000 feet tall. Originally founded as a logging town, today McCall is an all-season tourist destination for outdoor recreation and adventure enthusiasts.

haywardMcCall has an excellent school system (America’s Top 1,000 High Schools), a full-service hospital and medical clinic, a municipal airport, a municipal golf course nationally recognized for its environmental efforts, and a wide range of city-sponsored recreation and sports opportunities. The City Manager is responsible for implementing the vision, policies, and goals of the McCall City Council. This role requires a close working relationship with the Council, City staff, and the community at large. The new City Manager will inherit a team of strong, creative, and experienced department heads who are accustomed to being partners in planning and decision-making. Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration required, Master’s degree preferred and five years experience in city management or related experience also required, ten years preferred. Salary in the low $100’s with excellent benefits.

Filing deadline is October 9, 2017.
Resumes are acknowledged within 2 business days

Candidate Profile
City of McCall Website

Download the Profile here>


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