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Town of Truckee <br />TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br /> <br /> August 15, 1996, 6:00 P.M. <br />Truckee Donner Public Utility District Board Room <br /> 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA <br /> <br />CALL TO ORDER. Mayor McCormack called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. <br /> <br />ROLL CALL. <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br /> <br />Council Members Carpenter, Cross, Drake, Eagan, and Mayor <br />McCormack <br /> <br />ALSO PRESENT: Stephen L. Wright, Town Manager; and Vicki Soderquist, Deputy <br /> Town Clerk <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE was led by Chuck Holt. <br /> <br />PUBLIC COMMENT <br />Jim Smith informed Council that the McGlashan Butterfly Collection was at the Museum <br />at Donner State Park and thanked the Town for their support. He also invited the public to <br />the three day sesquicentennial celebration of the Donner Party. Mayor McCormack <br />informed the public that the Donner Trail Ride would be going through town on Friday <br />afternoon. <br /> <br />~ expressed his concern regarding a power cord that had been laid across Estates <br />Drive during the recent carnival. He felt it was a dangerous situation and was a liability to <br />the Town and the Public Utility District. <br /> <br />PRESENTATIONS <br /> <br />5.1 <br /> <br />Ken Daley, General Manager and Dan Gerber, Operations Manager, representing <br />Area Transit Management gave a brief update on the trolley and dial-a-ride service. <br />Councilmember Drake expressed his concern regarding the utilization of seniors to <br />answer the phones. Mr. Daley responded that they only utilized senior volunteers on <br />the phones. Councilmember Drake requested that ATM work with the seniors in <br />order to correct the present confusion regarding the phone coverage. <br /> <br />General discussion was held regarding the punch passes for dial-a-ride. Mr. Daley <br />stated they had high expectations for the program and complimented staff and Public <br />Works Director Covey for their support and cooperation. <br /> <br />CONSENT CALENDAR (Items pulled from the Consent Calendar - 6.3) <br /> <br />Motion by Councilmember Carpenter, Seconded by Counciimember Cross, <br />passed unanimously to approve the Consent Calendar with item 6.3 pulled. <br /> <br />6.1 June 17, 1996 Joint Meeting between Town Council & Planning Commission. <br /> <br /> <br />