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Town of Truckee <br /> TOWN COUNCIL <br />REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br /> <br /> June 5, 1997, 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 Drake called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br />PRESENT: <br /> <br />Council Members Carpenter, Florian, McCormack, Susman, and Mayor <br />Drake <br /> <br />ALSO PRESENT: <br /> <br />Stephen L. Wright, Town Manager; J. Dennis Crabb, Town Attorney; and <br />Vicki Soderquist, Deputy Town Clerk <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE was led by George Bailey. <br /> <br />PUBLIC COMMENT <br />4.1 Stewart Beech, Tahoe Donner, requested that the Town adopt an ordinance regulating <br />residential noise restrictions for construction projects. He had requested the ordinance before the <br />Planning Commission two years ago. <br /> <br />Tony Lashbrook, Director of Community Development, informed Mr. Beech that the development <br />code would address his concerns. At the present time there was no time restriction regarding <br />residential family construction. Jack Bayer, Chief of Police, stated that Penal Code 415 addressed <br />"quiet time" and the hours were from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. <br /> <br />PRESENTATIONS <br />5.1 Introduction of New Employees - Jack Bayer, Chief of Police, introduced Kevin Harper <br />and informed Council that he had been promoted to Sergeant replace Sergeant Duncan who had been <br />promoted to Station Commander/Chief of Police. <br /> <br />5.2 Update on Code Enforcement Activities - Brad Wall, Code Enforcement Officer, stated <br />that their focus had been mainly on significant land use violations. Cost recovery was only pursued <br />when voluntary compliance was not achieved. If there was voluntary compliance, the fines/penalties <br />were usually suspended. Violators were required to pay the Town fees. He thanked the community <br />for their assistance in addressing sign code violations. Over 40 sign violations had been corrected. <br />He further noted that cooperation between the Town and community was an important part of the <br />process. <br /> <br />5.3 Presentation by Nolte & Associates, Inc. on the Nevada County Transportation <br />Commission's Study of Railroad/Hwy 89 Separation. <br /> <br />Dan Landon, Executive Director, Nevada County Transportation Commission, stated the <br />planning project was on a fast track and was presently on target. <br /> <br /> <br />