In a relatively short meeting Tuesday evening the Grass Valley City Council took action on three items of business including approval of the Nevada County Bicycle Master Plan, approval of amendments to the Grass Valley Downtown Noise Ordinance, and the appointment of and Interim Fire Chief.
The Bicycle Master Plan presentation focused on the Grass Valley element of the plan which including expansion of few Class 1 bicycle/pedestrian pathways as well as Class 2 routes which include a striped bike lane and posted signs. A majority of recommendations include Class 3 improvements which are shared use shoulders without a bicycle lane but with posted bicycle path signs .
Police Chief John Foster presented small revisions of the downtown noise ordinance including allowing outside patio music late nights on weekdays and weekends, with a permit. Previously music was not allowed at outside patio venues on Sunday or holidays.
And Mark Buttron says he is excited about the opportunity to serve as Grass Valley Fire Chief until a full time Chief is hired.
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Buttron has been acting chief since August 19th.