Council Meeting Outcomes May 21st
Division Chief - Forestry Division Chris Chambers presented Fire Adapted Community Coordinator Alison Lerch with the Sparky Award. This is an award that recognizes a member of the fire service for outstanding achievement in fire prevention or public safety education.
Alison has recently accepted a job as the Wildfire Mitigation Program Manager for nonprofit Coalitions and Collaboratives in Salida, Colorado. Her last day will be May 31st. She has been a great asset to our Community and will be missed! Thank you for all of your hard work Alison!!
Police Chief Tighe O'Meara presented the annual Use of Force presentation to Council. For more information click here.
Council approved a goods and services agreement with Fire Recovery EMS LLC. For more information click here.
Council approved a "Contract-specific Special Procurement” which will allow a public contract for aluminum sulfate to be directly awarded to Ecoservices. For more information click here.
Council approved a “Contract-specific Special Procurement” which will allow public contracts for water quality testing services to be directly awarded to Neilson Research. For more information click here.
Council approved the public contract awards for chemicals to be used at the Water Treatment and Wastewater Treatment Plants. For more information click here.
Council approved to award a public improvement contract to VSS International, Inc. for Street Slurry Seal, in the amount of $396,608.18. For more information click here.
2019-2020 Social Service Grant Award
Council approved the 2019-2020 social service grant funding allocations recommended by the Housing and Human Service Commission at its regular meeting on April 25, 2019. For more information click here.
Council approved the use of aerial drone detection via infrared camera for the purpose of fire detection and enforcement of the City’s camping ordinance and pertinent fire prevention codes and regulations on City-owned lands and adjacent public lands as agreed for a pilot program of one fire season. For more information click here.
Council postponed the first reading of Ordinance No. 3176 relating to Public Safety until the June 18th Council Business Meeting; this was due to a request of an absent Councilor. However, due to such large attendance Council decided to allow Citizens that wanted to speak to this item 3 minutes each in Public Forum. Chief O'Meara also gave a brief overview regarding the Ordinance. For more information click here.
Council approved first reading of Ordinance No. 3177 amending the Conservation Commission to the Conservation and Climate Outreach Commission and first reading of Ordinance No. 3178 creating the Climate Policy Commission for more information click here.