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ARCADIA CITY COUNCIL <br /> REGULAR MEETING MINUTES <br /> TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 <br /> CALL TO ORDER — Mayor Tay called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. <br /> ROLL CALL OF CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS <br /> PRESENT: Amundson, Beck, Chandler, Verlato, and Tay <br /> ABSENT: None <br /> PUBLIC COMMENTS <br /> Mark Guzman, President of Touchstone Golf LLC, appeared and complimented City staff for the <br /> process they have undertaken to select an operator for the Arcadia Par 3 Golf Course; he <br /> provided information about Touchstone Golf and the services they provide; he also thanked City <br /> staff for their recommendation, and the City Council for their consideration. <br /> Tom Frost, Vice-President-Business Development of American Golf, appeared and spoke about <br /> the current operation of the Arcadia Par 3 Golf Course, and indicated that he is very proud of the <br /> accomplishments American Golf has provided over the past 30 years; and stated that American <br /> Golf deserves a chance to continue operating the golf course. <br /> George Gund, Varsity Golf Coach at Arcadia High School, appeared and spoke in support of <br /> American Golf. <br /> STUDY SESSION (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) <br /> a. Report, discussion and direction regarding the Citizen's Financial Advisory <br /> Committee Progress Report and Initial Recommendations. <br /> City Manager Lazzaretto provided the City Council with a progress report regarding the Citizen's <br /> Financial Advisory Committee, including the Committee's recommendation to declare a fiscal <br /> emergency and hold a sales tax election as quickly as possible, preferably before June 2019. <br /> Committee Chair Segal provided additional support and justification for this recommendation. <br /> A motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Verlato, seconded by Council Member Beck, and <br /> carried on roll call vote to bring back to a future City Council meeting, a recommendation that <br /> the City Council declare a fiscal emergency and place a 3/ sales tax increase measure on a <br /> future ballot. <br /> AYES: Verlato, Beck, Chandler, and Tay <br /> NOES: None <br /> ASTAIN: Amundson <br /> b. Report, discussion and direction regarding the Management, Operation, and <br /> Maintenance of the Arcadia Par 3 Golf Course. <br /> I <br /> 1 10-16-2018 <br />