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Tahoe Donner connector road on council agenda

Truckee Town Council will consider narrowing down options for a third Tahoe Donner connector road in its meeting tonight, Town Manager Steve Wright said.

“This is a meeting to take it to the next step, to narrow down the various alternate alignments that have been looked at,” Wright said. “We will take steps to do more detailed engineering and cost analysis, but we need to narrow the scope first.”

A public hearing last month on the issue drew a lot of comment from residents. Wright said those who were concerned about the road connecting at Northwoods and Northwoods should be be pleased by the staff’s recommendations for narrowing the scope of work.

“The connector that would connect at Northwoods is proposed to be deleted,” Wright said. “I think the council narrowing the scope of work will resolve a number of issues.”

In other business, council will:

– Consider adoption of an investment policy for the coming year.

– Consider two claims totaling $30 million against the Town of Truckee.

– Consider adoption of revised salary matrixes for the kennel attendant, facilities maintenance worker II and planning/engineering technician.

– Consider purchase of a speed-monitoring trailer in the amount of $10,587.93.

– Receive word from the staff on the town’s Y2K update.

– Provide direction on the partnership with Truckee-Donner Public Utility District for a fiber-optic network.

– Receive an oral report on the status of the Highway 267 Bypass.

– Receive an oral report on the status of Agricultural Inspection Station relocation.

– Provide staff direction on a centerpiece for the roundabout at McIver Crossing.

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