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Scout proposes human sundial at Stouffer Park
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Kai DeArth of the Ripon Boys Scout Troop 414 is looking to install a human sundial at the lower level of Stouffer Park.
He’s offered to donate the materials and labor for this Eagle Scout project that’s already been approved by the Boy Scouts of America.
DeArth and his efforts of a human sundial – also known as an analemmatic sundial in which a person stands on the appropriate month marked on the ground, casting his or her shadow on a numbered marker to tell time – will be recognized at the Ripon Council meeting during the 6 p.m. open session on Tuesday.
In other agenda items, elected leaders will:
Appoint Zuber as City of Ripon representative to the South San Joaquin Groundwater Sustainability Agency board. His colleague, Daniel de Graaf, will serve as the alternative.
Award Pacific Excavation Inc. on the bid for the River Road Intersection Project, Phase I, in the amount of $364,231, with funding made possible via the Active Transportation Program and the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program.
Approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the San Joaquin Council of Governments on reimbursement of City of Ripon Transit Operation Funds.
OK the Caselle Software server upgrade for the amount not to exceed $12,000.
Approve the Multi-Modal property purchase at Industrial Avenue near the Nestle water tower per staff recommendation.
Accept the work completed by T&S West on the CNG Expansion and Bus Shelter Project.
Look at a first reading on an ordinance on “Illegal Dumping; Nuisance Vehicles.”
Determine who, if any, will attend the annual League of California Cities conference in Sacramento from Sept. 13 through 15 as a voting delegate and alternate voting delegate.’
Discuss the survey monument preservation fee, general storm water permit fees, and the Policy Goals & Implementation Plan for 2017-2018.
The Council Chambers is located at Ripon City Hall, 259 N. Wilma Ave.
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