City of Placerville
City Council Meeting
February 13, 2021
Mayor Brian J Davies
Council Jim Wells, George Butters, Dennis Waters-by phone, Rick Barber
City Clerk/Treasurer Julie Randolph
CALL TO ORDER 10:04 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 Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
CITY CLERK (action items)
Approve Minutes: January 9, 2021
A motion to approve the Minutes was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
Comprehensive Plan Update – The Attorney is reviewing the plan to make sure all the components are there. There is a googledoc for council to make comments.
Idaho Power Franchise Agreement
A motion to have the summary read one time was made by Councilman Barber, Councilman Butters 2nd. Roll Call Barber Aye, Waters Aye, Wells Aye, Butters Aye
A motion to approve the Idaho Power Franchise Agreement was made by Council Butters, Councilman Barber. Roll Call Barber Aye, Waters Aye, Wells Aye, Butters Aye
There was a question about a wet lot and a landowner wanting to change to a dry lot. Councilman Wells suggested sending this question to the attorney.
TREASURER’S REPORT (action items)
February Finance Report – A motion to approve the Finance Report was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
Reconciliation Report – Not presented.
1st Quarter Report A motion to approve the report was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Butters 2nd. Motion passed.
FLAG POLE (action item)
Mayor Davies discussed the flag pole and expenses. Mayor Davies presented Pros and Cons of a few poles that could be available for purchase. Council discussed height, safety, costs associated with the one that needs to be modified, and weight. A motion was made to not purchase the steel pole that was presented by Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
A motion to purchase, deliver and install a 40-foot pole for no more than $5,000 was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
Mayor Davies needs help installing one chain on the back tire of the snow remover as a safety measure. 50 gallons of hydraulic oil has been purchased to help maintain the equipment.
Councilman Wells discussed the note that will be going out with the billing about the increase due to upcoming repairs and how users can help keep the system working. There will also be a note about the water being non-potable.
Phoebe reported that Clark did more work in the jail and are waiting for water to wash it down. He also cleaned off some snow on the front porch of the Magnolia. Masonry has been discussed. It was reported that no new moisture has been discovered.
CEMETERY Nothing at this time.
Councilman Butters discussed a proposal that had been presented to the fire department to add another repeater which would increase the internet strength. The fire department approved it. Verizon will not be up here until spring. He did get a phone call from the state to reassess the fire department in April.
Clark Cassell had some questions for council’s responsibility for public services. Discussed future needs. The city is in need of people who are knowledgeable about water works, big equipment, etc.
ADJOURN MEETING 11:10 AM
Mayor Brian J Davies ________________________________________________
City Clerk Julie Randolph