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Town of Truckee <br />TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br /> <br /> August 1, 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 PM. <br /> <br />ROLL CALL. Town Manager Wright called the roll with Council Members Carpenter, <br />Cross, Drake, Eagan, and Mayor McCormack being present. Also present were Town <br />Manager Steve Wright, Town Attorney Dennis Crabb, Finance Director Jill Fox, Public <br />Works Director Tom Covey, Town Engineer Jon Lander, Community Development <br />Director Tony Lashbrook, Police Chief Jack Bayer, and Staff Assistant Jim Smith. <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE was led by George Robertson. <br /> <br />PUBLIC COMMENT. <br />George Robertson expressed his concerns regarding the high campaign costs for potential <br />candidates to mn for a seat on the Town Council. Mr. Robertson recounted incumbents' <br />fund-raising amounts, and felt that more people would mn if it was not such a financial <br />hardship. He requested that this matter be agandized for discussion at a future meeting. <br /> <br />PRESENTATIONS <br />5.1 Finance Department Status Report. Finance Director Jill Fox began her <br /> presentation by reviewing the June, 1996, Treasurer's Report and stated that the <br /> report reflects unspent funds even though many items had previously been <br /> allocated to various accounts. <br /> <br />Director Fox reviewed the Finance Department's activities and services. Main <br />areas of responsibility include: protect the community's assets; insure that Town <br />policies and regulations are being followed; provide support for Town <br />departments; proper coding of expenditures and income to ensure allocation to the <br />proper accounts; grant processing/payment/reporting requirements; Transient <br />Occupancy Tax processing/payment/reporting requirements; <br />development/implementation of Town Investment Policy; personnel functions; <br />workers compensation claim processing; risk management services; labor <br />negotiations; administrative duties; office management; franchise agreement/real <br />property management services; and annual budget development with quarterly <br />reporting to the Town Council. Director Fox also reviewed the Department's <br />achievements and goals. <br /> <br />Mayor McCormack led other Councilmembers in thanking Ms. Fox and staff for <br />a tremendous job and the wide scope of responsibilities carried within the Finance <br />Department. <br /> <br />6. CONSENT CALENDAR. Items 6.9, 6.10 and 6.11 were pulled for discussion. <br /> <br /> <br />