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<br />TRANSCRIPT OF THE FULL CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS AS TAPE RECORDED ON FILE IN THE <br />OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK. <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />INVOCATION <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTE <br />APPROVAL <br />(1-2-68) <br /> <br />HEARING <br />Social <br /> <br />Club f / j ~ I <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />18:7163 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />JANUARY 16, 1968 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, California met in regular <br />session in the Council Chamber of the Arcadia City Hall on January <br />16, 1968 at 8 p,m. <br /> <br />The Rev. John Toews, Arcadia Christian Church <br /> <br />Mayor Robert J. Considine <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Arth, Butterworth, Forman, Rage, Considine <br />None <br /> <br />The minutes of the regular meeting of January 2, 1968 were APPROVED <br />on MOTION by Councilman Forman, seconded by Councilman Arth and <br />carried unanimously. <br /> <br />Upon request of the applicant and with the consent of the members of <br />the City Council, Mayor Considine took out of agenda sequence the <br />application of William Cook, dba Michaels of Arcadia, for a business <br />permit to conduct a private social club at 101 South First Avenue. <br />Following instructions of the City Council the City Manager presented <br />a report on standards should the Council decide in favor of the social <br />club. In reference thereto Wayne Butterfield, attorney for the <br />applicant, addressed the City Council stating in part that the <br />applicant would comply with all the regulations; that the available <br />parking space would be utilized as well as off street parking, He <br />referred to a proposed membership fee and advised that it is planned <br />to have nightly dancing and entertainment three or four times weekly, <br />In answer to an inquiry he stated that the applicant does not operate <br />another social club at this time, The Planning Director explained <br />the requirements on parking which were a matter of concern to the <br />City Council. <br /> <br />No one else desiring to be heard, the hearing was CLOSED on MOTION <br />by Councilman Forman, seconded by Councilman Hage and carried unani- <br />mously, <br /> <br />Discussion ensued and it was the consensus of the City Council that <br />the subject area is indeed in need of business stimulation, but the <br />public dancing possibility posed a matter of concern as well as the <br />inadequate parking facilities; it was thereupon MOVED by Councilman <br />Forman that the application be DENIED (based primarily on the <br />possibility of a precedent which might be set by permitting dancing <br />and the lack of the required parking spaces), seconded by Councilman <br />Arth who stated for the record that he would be willing to take a <br />second look at the application if it were re-filed as a private <br />social club without dancing, The motion therefore is: To deny ;"_,, <br />without prejudice to the applicant re-filing an application for a <br /> <br />1. <br /> <br />1-16-68 <br />