• City Council Actions from Jan. 6, 2016 meeting

    Major actions taken by the Council at its regular meeting on January 6, 2016 include:

    • Presented City Manager Thomas Frutchey with a Proclamation for his years of service to the City of Pacific Grove.

    • Presented Public Works employee Paul Hughes with the award for Employee of the Quarter.

    • Approved a resolution to amend the classification schedule to reflect state minimum wage requirements.

    • Approved a resolution to adopt a revised job description for the Library Technician classification.

    • Adopted Council Policy 000-23, establishing a policy for Environmentally Preferable Purchasing.

    • Introduced and held first reading of an amendment to the City’s ordinance banning marijuana dispensaries and cultivation within the City, Chapter 11.100 of the Pacific Grove Municipal Code with second reading to be held January 20, 2015.

    • Received a presentation on the draft Housing Element Update for the 2015-2023 planning period as required by state law and provided staff with comments and feedback to be incorporated into its final submittal.

    • Directed the Interim City Manager and Fire Chief to initiate discussions amongst the peninsula city managers and mayors on a comprehensive and collaborative approach to rethinking and upgrading fire protection programs on the peninsula.

    • Provided feedback and direction on the draft brochure for the recruitment of the City’s next City Manager.

    • Approved a resolution authorizing the City Manager to amend the agreement with Albert Weisfuss for Professional Arborist Services for the City of Pacific Grove.

    • Provided staff with comments and feedback to the Landscape Ordinance and Artificial Turf Ordinance and Landscape Guidelines.

    • Acknowledged the sudden passing Holly Ann Summers and adjourned the meeting in honor of Ms. Summers.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on January 9, 2016

    Topics: Front PG News


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