Hollister council members Monday will interview applicants for the open District 1 council appointment and 5 percent pay raises for several top managers.
First off at 4 p.m.at Hollister City Hall, 375 Fifth St., the council will interview four candidates applying for the District 1 council seat vacated by former Councilman Ray Friend, who resigned in August. The candidates include Elizabeth Doidge, Kevin Henderson, Dawn Koistinen and Carol Lenoir.
The council will interview the candidates at 4 p.m. in open session and will vote on the appointment in that special meeting session before the regular meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.
On the regular agenda at 6:30 p.m., one of the items includes a 5 percent annual pay raises for executive management employees. Those employees include the airport director, fire division chief/fire marshall, information systems manager, police captain, program manager, recreation manager and human resources manager. The deal extends through June 2021.
Otherwise, as for other items on the agenda:
- Consider a resolution temporarily suspending enforcement of the city’s sign ordinance in the downtown zoning district.
- Staff is seeking a supplemental appropriation of $7,000 from the Airport Fund Balance to execute a ground penetrating radar survey of the dog park after discovery of a test bomb dating back to World War II.
- Resolution accepting the plans and specifications, and authorizing staff to request sealed bids, for the replacement of the Police Department and Recreation Center roofs.
- Allow the Hollister Fire Department to accept a Monterey Peninsula Foundation grant for the purpose of securing funding for a training facility for the Fire Department at the wastewater treatment plant grounds.
- Resolution of the City Council of the City of Hollister approving maximum allowable solid waste collection rates issued by Recology effective Nov. 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.
- Staff recommends that the council receive the report on a proposed Safe Routes to Schools grant from staff and provide direction on whether or not to allocate $1,515,000 of general funds for the project or to direct staff to withdraw the grant application before it is scored.
To ready the full agenda, go here.