Special recognitions to lead San Ramon council meeting

Senior committee annual report, 6 new police vehicles also on tap

Four special presentations on topics such as cancer awareness and new employees are set to lead the docket for the San Ramon City Council's regular meeting Tuesday night.

Leading off the recognitions will be Mayor Bill Clarkson presenting a proclamation designating this as National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

Next up, officers from the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley will present awards for the organization's annual Sept. 11 essay competition.

San Ramon police Lt. Denton Carlson will then give special recognition to sponsors of the San Ramon Valley Emergency Preparedness Fair -- AT&T, Farmers Insurance, Bishop Ranch and PG&E.

Lastly, the council will be introduced to new Parks and Community Services Department employees Tara Garside and Troy Faulk.

The presentations will occur toward the beginning of the council's Tuesday meeting, scheduled to start at 7 p.m. inside the council chamber at San Ramon City Hall, 7000 Bollinger Canyon Road.

In other business

* The council will consider appointing Christy Torkildson to serve as an alternate on the Senior Advisory Committee with a term to expire March 2018. Torkildson was the only resident to apply for two vacancies on the city committee -- both alternate seats.

* The Senior Advisory Committee will also present its annual report.

* The council will consider appropriating $246,000 for the San Ramon Police Department to buy six new Chevrolet Tahoe patrol vehicles from Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove.

The police vehicle purchase is part of Tuesday's five-item consent agenda, a collection of items deemed routine and voted upon all at once unless an item is pulled for separate consideration.

* The council members will also discuss whether to cancel their regularly scheduled Dec. 27 meeting during the winter holidays.

* Before the regular meeting, the council will gather for a public workshop to discuss possible revenue enhancements, beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday inside the emergency operations center (EOC) meeting room at City Hall.

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