City of Placerville
City Council Meeting
January 9, 2020
Mayor Brian J Davies
Council Jim Wells, Rick Barber, George Butters, Dennis Waters-via phone
City Clerk/Treasurer Julie Randolph
CALL TO ORDER 10:00 AM
ESTABLISH QUORUM by City Clerk
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE led by Mayor Davis
APPROVE AGENDA (action item) A motion to approve the Agenda was made by Councilman Barber, Councilman Wells 2nd. Motion passed.
CITY CLERK (action items)
Approve Minutes: A motion to approve the Minutes was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
Mayor Davies discussed the Comprehensive Plan and some items from the Stanley plan that could be incorporated into the Placerville Plan. He discussed the future plans for Placerville and discussed a wish list that could be appropriate for Placerville.
Idaho Power Franchise Agreement
Mayor Davies discussed the idea of having someone come up to discuss the agreement but thought it could be tentatively approved and made final after it’s been approved by the city attorney. Councilman Wells would like to table it until next month after it’s been reviewed by the attorney and also give Council time to review the document.
TREASURER’S REPORT (action items)
A motion to approve the Finance Reports was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Butters 2nd. Motion Passed.
Road and Street Report – has been filed and accepted
Mayor Davies thanked Councilman Wells for helping with the grader and the belts. Mayor Davies would like to have a couple of belts for backup.
Councilman Wells discussed putting information about the roads and irrigation expectations to the public. Discussed addressing the weekenders/part-timers. Placerville SOPs.
Fees (action item)
Councilman Wells discussed his upcoming open council seat. He’d like to see someone step up to fill the Water Master position for next year’s elections.
Councilman Wells discussed projects that need to be completed and are “big money” to complete. He discussed water flow, root infiltration, etc. He’d like to get things fixed then focus on the bigger costly projects. There is some electrical that will cost about $10,000 that needs immediate attention. Council discussed different scenarios and costs. Council discussed raising the wet lot fees $25 for the year.
A motion to approve $125 for a wet lot and $50 for a dry lot was made by Councilman Butters, Councilman Wells 2nd. Motion passed.
Discussed a fire extinguisher bill.
CEMETERY Nothing at this time.
Councilman Wells announced he will not be running for his position coming up in November.
There was a question about Historical finances.
There is a road issue on Tucker.
The boosters are talking about having the Chinese Lanterns on February 13. There was a question about a snow issue.
The flag pole was discussed. There is a 50’ pole that is available for sale. Council discussed options.
ADJOURN MEETING 10:58 AM