City of Placerville
City Council Meeting
April 9, 2022
Mayor Brian J Davies
Councilman Rick Barber, George Butters, Millie Miles, Jim Wells
City Clerk/Treasurer Julie Randolph
CALL TO ORDER 10:00 AM
ESTABLISH QUORUM by City Clerk
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Led by Mayor Davies
APPROVE AGENDA (action item)
A motion to approve the agenda was made by Councilman Barber, Councilman Miles 2nd. Motion passed.
Approve Minutes: March 12, 2022 (action item)
A motion to approve the minutes was made by Councilman Butters, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
TREASURER’S REPORT (action items)
April Finance Report
City clerk reviewed the report. Mayor Davies discussed the new lighting on the flagpole. There are 6 new outlets for the pavilion.
A motion to approve the Finance Report was made by Councilman Miles, Councilman Wells 2nd. Motion passed.
2nd Quarter Report
Irrigation Reconciliation Report
A motion to approve the Reconciliation Report was made Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
Discussed having digital Historical Bank Statements emailed to the city clerk.
Mayor Davies reported. Roads are open now. Some needed to be cleaned up. There is a plugged culvert. It’s on county roads but Mayor Davies will go see what he can do. Councilman Wells discussed other problem areas. He also discussed reclaimed asphalt from Knife River that might be able to be used on city roads. Council discussed prices and ways to get supplies delivered. Councilman Miles had some questions about the material and movement. Councilman Miles has a contact from LTAC that would like to meet to get more details.
Councilman Wells wants to replace some of the pipe on the pipeline. It’s about a ¼ mile long. The pipe will cost about $9,430. He said there should be enough money for both projects.
There is about $4,000 in outstanding bills that still need to be paid. Late notices and fees will be sent out.
Councilman Wells had a suggestion from Mr. Baumhoff about the water delivery that may cost a bit less to direct pump the water.
Councilman Butters had a question about this being a drought year and having restrictions for the irrigation water. When the state says it’s time to stop then the city will be paying for water beyond that date unless it’s fire related.
Councilman Miles asked about tagging along for the irrigation turn on and repairs.
PAVILION (action item)
Councilman Barber has some pictures but has no costs yet. Councilman Miles saw the structure over in Garden Valley and liked the look of that one. Mayor Davies is still trying to get ahold of the landowner of the empty lot by the park.
Museums will be opening Memorial Day Weekend. Phoebe Cassell would like to get some people lined up to clean the museum. The Wells’ donated a display case last year. The museum is trying to get some glass for the case.
Councilman Miles wanted to know if there was an outreach to get volunteers to have the museums open. They will need help weekend and holidays.
Phoebe shared the account balances. $13,062.43 Checking. $4,453.27 Savings
Clark Cassell checked out the jail area. There is still quite a bit of moisture. Part of the west wall is still collapsing. He is looking into getting some beams from the Jones’ to support the upstairs.
Councilman Miles had a question about getting into the backroom of the Merc where headstone repair materials are. She met with Dennis yesterday to go over cemetery details. There have been a few questions about burials and interns. She had a question about prices on lots and what that could look like. She also discussed having an application that may help veteran’s get a headstone paid for. Council discussed having different groups coming to help clean up the cemetery.
Councilman Butters announced the county will be doing a live burn on a forest service road on May 14, Saturday. The road is in question if you are looking at forest service map it doesn’t show up. The advantage is that local fuels will be burned which is a bit safer for this area.
Clark Cassell discussed the road and gates on the forest service road. Councilman Wells discussed some of the same roads.
Clark had a question about billing addresses.
ADJOURN MEETING 11:06 AM