Set the connection timeout when using SQLAlchemy

Configure a connection timeout when connecting to Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL by using SQLAlchemy.

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# 'pool_timeout' is the maximum number of seconds to wait when retrieving a
# new connection from the pool. After the specified amount of time, an
# exception will be thrown.
pool_timeout=30,  # 30 seconds

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