City of Placerville
City Council Meeting
March 12, 2022
Mayor Brian J Davies
Council Jim Wells, Millie Miles, George Butters, Rick Barber
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 Wells 2nd. Motion passed.
CITY CLERK (action items)
Approve Minutes: February 12, 2022
A motion to approve the Minutes was made by Councilman Barber, Councilman Wells 2nd. Motion passed.
-July 2 Music
-August 5 – 7 Family reunion
Address discussion – S. McKenzie new address will be 205 Soward.
City Clerk asked about the Arbor Day Grant. New trees will be looked into.
TREASURER’S REPORT (action items)
March Finance Report
A motion to approve the March Finance Report was made by Councilman Wells, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
A motion to approve the Reconciliation Report was made by Councilman Butters, Councilman Barber 2nd. Motion passed.
Mayor Davies said he replaced a couple lights on the grader. Next week, he’d like to blast open side streets. Councilman Miles discussed Clouder St. and getting that open for a landowner.
Councilman Wells reported: Irrigation fees are being collected for the year. The power from the pole to main pump house is top priority since it was planned and approved last year. This year Councilman Wells would like to run new pipe to the siphon. Water flow is restricted due to root infiltration. He is waiting until spring to turn on the system.
Councilman Butters noticed snowmobilers going across the pond. There are concerns about having to pull them out if they break through. Mayor Davies discussed putting up signs.
Board of Corrections (action item) Call to Order 10:21 AM Open by Mayor Davies
Councilman Barber brought up a correction that needed to be made on one of the properties. Mayor Davies asked for other inquiries. There were none.
Adjourn 10:23 AM
Return to regular council meeting.
Councilman Miles had a question about interments.
Mayor Davies brought up purchasing a lawn mower. Councilman Miles had a question about equipment and the lawn mowing contract.
Councilman Butters asked about other contractors.
Councilman Butters announced that he is running for County Commissioner for District 3.
Councilman Miles looked into a grant opportunity for the pavilion. She would like more information. Mr. Bourret was in attendance to help clarify details. Councilman Barber has been working on grant writing so may be able to help.
Mr. Bourret discussed structure processes that have been around for centuries using heavy timbers. He gave several examples of projects. Council discussed the potential footprint and cost to help with the grant process.
Mayor Davies discussed the sale of the store and the parking lot issue. If the store sells then the current parking lot across the street may sell too. The city needs to consider purchasing the parking lot. The mayor has not heard from the property owner.
Warren Grover announced that he is running for County Commissioner for District 3. He gave details about his positions.
Gary and Glinda Jones had a question about cemetery plots.
ADJOURN MEETING 10:41AM