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Ripon City Council to discuss CARES Act funding at meeting
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The CARES Act has provided fast and direct economic assistance for workers and families along with small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ripon City Council will hear an update on this federal program at Tuesday’s 6 p.m. monthly session.
The public is invited to attend the meeting in the Ripon City Hall Council Chambers at 259 N. Wilma Ave., with occupancy limited to the first 25 people. Those in attendance must abide by CDC protocol of social distancing.
Live streaming is also available for those choosing to stay at home. Log on to Those who wish to make a public comment on anything not on the agenda or comment on a specific item can do so via email (City Clerk Lisa Roos at before 4 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
As for the meeting, staff is scheduled to present an update on the CARES Act funding for the City of Ripon with discussion but no action by elected leaders to follow.
In other agenda items:
• Council members will look to approve a resolution that accepts the City of Ripon Transportation Development Act Fund, the Measure K Fund, and the Transit Enterprise Fund Audit Report for the fiscal year that officially ended on June 30.
• They’re scheduled to adopt a resolution that approves the City’s annual Transportation Claim and authorizes submission to the San Joaquin County Council of Governments for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
• Elected leaders could adopt the employee compensation plan (fiscal year 2020-21) for all administrative staff and non-represented employees of the Ripon Police Department; amend the Memorandum of Understanding (2018-19 and 2019-20) for all employees of the City of Ripon Police Officers’ Association; and an MOU amendment (2018-19 and 2019-20) for all employees of the City of Ripon Police Sergeants’ Association.
• They’re expected to do likewise in amending the MOU (2018-19 and 2019-20) for all Public Works Maintenance and Public Works Foreman employees.
• A public hearing to set the amount and give approval of the levy of the annual assessments for the City’s 10 Landscape Maintenance Districts.
More information can also be obtained by calling 209.599.2108.