Climavision reps made the proposal for putting a weather radar on the water tower. In exchange for this placement, the city would receive access to the radar’s data in real time. The technology has a 60-mile reach, serving this community and others. Council approved the placement of the Climavision radar.
Chris Hopper discussed with the council the collection procedure and services for limbs. The city runs a free limb service that is not part of the trash free. He said some residents are cutting down old trees and putting them out for city to pick up. He proposed an amendment to the current ordinance that says if a citizen or hired contractor cuts down a tree, he or she is responsible for disposal of the larger pieces. If a tree is downed due to weather, the city will assist with that. Council approved the amendment.
Mayor Terry Oliver announced that Chief Ann Jordan was chosen as Officer of the Year for Nevada County by the Attorney's General Office.
Mary Godwin, the Prescott Nevada County Economic Development Director, updated the council on Leadership Nevada County’s last session and announced that the graduation banquet is December 7th. She also shared information about Explore Success, an event planned and held recently by the region’s Economic Development and eight grade teachers. This event gave eighth graders access to information and opportunity regarding local industry and business.
A concerned citizen addressed council, asking for assistance with a neighbor’s dogs who bark excessively she said. Curry suggested consulting an attorney regarding possible avenues of recourse.