Oroville Mercury-Register

Council considers purchase of vehicles

- By Justin Couchot jcouchot@chicoer.com

OROVILLE » The Oroville Public Safety Department may be purchasing 11 new vehicles from Oroville Ford if approved by the Oroville City Council on Tuesday.

During regular business councilors will consider authorizin­g the purchase of nine 2021 Ford Police Intercepto­r utility vehicles, one 2021 Ford F-150 Fire vehicle and one 2021 Ford Transit cargo van for the Public Works survey department.

The Public Works and Fire Department vehicles were part of the 2021-2022 budget, as well as the funding for the police vehicles’ purchase.

Also as part of regular business Tuesday the council will consider approving a job descriptio­n for a recycling coordinato­r in what the agenda for the meeting says is in an effort to, “achieve waste diversion, recycling and environmen­tally prefer

able purchasing goals mandated by CalRecycle.”

Councilors must approve a job descriptio­n for the position, approve the addition of the coordinato­r position into the Master Salary schedule and authorize city staff to begin the recruitmen­t process for the position.

Public hearings

There will be two public hearings held Tuesday. At 5:15 p.m. councilors will consider amending the Oroville’s municipal code relating to the city’s regulation­s of mobile and manufactur­ed home installati­on standards.

At 5:30 p.m. councilors will consider authorizin­g the closeout of a community developmen­t block grant which expires April 30, 2022. Councilors will hear the performanc­e and final accomplish­ments of the grant.

Consent calendar

The Oroville City Council will consider four agenda items as part of Tuesday’s consent calendar. The council may choose to pull any of the items and review it on an individual basis or vote on all items as a whole.

• A list of prioritize­d streets and roads from the city engineer and financial director will be considered by the City Council for submission to the California Transporta­tion Commission for additional funding.

• The second reading of the rezoning by title only of 39 acres of land at 1245 Oro Dam Boulevard from Corridor

Mixed Use to Intensive Industrial will be considered by the City Council.

• Councilors will consider adopting an amended job descriptio­n for the city’s Senior Civil Engineer and Project Manager position.

• Lastly, councilors will consider adopting the revised master salary schedule.

The council chambers will be open to the public Tuesday. Viewers can join virtually via Zoom with the meeting ID 968 7031 9529 and password 67684553. The meeting can be seen live on cityoforov­ille.org or on YouTube, or can be heard by telephone by calling 1-669-900-9128. To participat­e in the meeting, email public comments to publiccomm­ent@ cityoforov­ille.org before 2 p.m. Tuesday. The council meets at 4:30p.m. Tuesday at 1735Montgo­mery St. in Oroville.

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