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Town of Truckee <br />TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br /> <br /> March 6, 1997, 6:00 P.M. <br />Truckee Donner Public Utility District Board Room <br />11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA <br /> <br />The Town Council met in Closed Session from 5:30 p.m. to 5:43 p.m. with Coumcilmembers Florian, <br />McCormack, Susman, and Mayor Drake present (Councilmember Carpenter absent) to discuss: <br />litigation against Nevada County pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 and Bond vs the <br />Town of Truckee and related cases pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9. Litigation against <br />Nevada County was not discussed and no reportable actions were taken in Closed Session. <br /> <br />1. CALL TO ORDER - Mayor Drake called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. <br /> <br />2. 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; Dennis Crabb, Town Attorney; and <br />Vicki Soderquist, Deputy Town Clerk <br /> <br />3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE was led by Jill Olsen. <br /> <br />PUBLIC COMMENT <br />Parvin Darabi noted the deteriorated condition of roads in Tahoe Donner. She distributed a <br />summary of budget items and requested a written response to her inquiries. Mayor Drake requested <br />that staff contact Ms. Darabi regarding her request. <br /> <br />PRESENTATIONS <br />5.1 Report on Certified Used Oil Collection Program. Mr. Wright stated the purpose of the <br /> program was to keep used oil out of the solid waste stream or discharge into the ground, <br /> storm drains, or sanitary sewer system. He then reviewed the facilities available to the <br /> general public. Recycling of oil had increased since the program began and it was <br /> anticipated that 15,000 gallons of used oil would be recycled next year. When the grant <br /> expired the collection centers would remain with no additional costs to the Town. <br /> <br />5.2 <br /> <br />Report of 1996 Recyclables for Eastern Regional Transfer Station. Mr. Wright stated <br />the report identified 8,804 tons of materials that had been pulled out of the waste stream as <br />recyclable which was a 15% recovery rate. He noted there was also diversion for large users <br />and the Town. In total, over 26% of the total waste stream was being diverted from the <br />landfill. <br /> <br />Councilmember McCormack stated he would like to see the Town Manager contact the <br />disposal company regarding a promotional program for the "blue bags" utilized for <br />recycling. <br /> <br /> <br />