• City Council Actions on Nov. 19 meeting

    Major actions taken by the Council at its regular meeting on November 19, 2014 include:

     Received a presentation by Police Chief Vicki Myers updating the Council and community on crime trends, staffing, and workload levels.

     Repealed a Council policy that was in conflict with a new State law that says the state will not provide any financial assistance on construction projects to general law and charter cities that do not pay prevailing wages on all public works projects.

     Appointed Terry Rea to the Golf Links Advisory Commission and Tony Gamecho to the Business Improvement District Board

     Certified the EIR, approved the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program, and approved the City’s Local Water Project.

     Held first reading of an ordinance increasing parking limits in most of the downtown area from two hours to three, on a pilot basis, for the holiday season.

     Continued the City’s membership in the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

     Directed staff to consider options for investing a portion of the City’s reserves in the local community, through economic development and related efforts.

     Received a report on CalPERS’s updated valuation reports for the City, and reactivated the Council’s sub-committee that has taken the lead on the many improvements that the City has undertaken to reduce the impact of the CalPERS system on the City’s financial security.

    The agenda reports and supporting documents for all of these actions are on the City’s website, at http://www.ci.pg.ca.us. Details of the actions taken will also be available, upon completion and adoption of the meeting minutes, which will also be posted on the website.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on November 21, 2014

    Topics: Front PG News

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