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<br />CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />INVOCATION <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTE <br />APPROVAL <br /> <br />ELECTION OF <br />NEW PRESIDING <br />OFFICERS <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />MAYOR, <br />ELECTION <br />(Arth) <br /> <br />18: 7441 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />APRIL 15, 1969 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, California, met in regular <br />session on April 15, 1969, at 8 P.M. in the Council Chamber of the <br />Arcadia City Hall. <br /> <br />Rev. A. Karl Myers, Village Presbyterian Church <br /> <br />Mayor Don W. Hage <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Arth, Butterworth, Considine, Helms, Rage <br />None <br /> <br />On MOTION by Councilman Helms, seconded by Councilman Butterworth <br />and carried unanimously, the minutes for the regular and special <br />meetings of April 1 and April 8, 1969,. respectively were APPROVED. <br /> <br />Pursuant to Section 404 of the Arcadia Municipal Code, this is <br />the time and place for the election of a new Mayor and Mayor <br />Pro Tempore. Prior thereto Mayor Hage remarked in part as follows: <br /> <br />"I would like to thank the people of Arcadia for giving me the <br />privilege of serving on the City Council and I want to thank my <br />fellow Councilmen for honoring me as the Mayor for the past year. <br />This has truly been one of the great experiences of my life. It <br />has been a year of much satisfaction as well as a lot of frustration. <br />The satisfaction is naturally from some of the projects we have been <br />able to put together and the furthering of those started before I <br />came to Council. Many of the frustrations came from the fact that <br />there just are not enough hours in the day to do the job that you <br />would really like to do." <br /> <br />He then thanked the City Manager and his staff, the City Clerk and <br />all of the city employees for assistance rendered him during his <br />tenure. Also the pre'ss for its factual coverage which has helped <br />to achieve goals set by the Council. Nominations were then called. <br /> <br />Councilman Butterworth stated in part that he was pleased to place <br />in nomination for Mayor the name of a person who in his opinion <br />justly and richly deserves to serve in that capacity. That he <br />(Mr. Butterworth) recalled' about ten years ago when this person <br />sat in the audience at council meetings interested in the welfare <br />of the community and doing everything he could with the power of <br />logic and persuasion. That he has been a fine colleague on the <br />council and serves quietly and effectively. He then placed in <br />nomination the name of Councilman C. Robert Arth. The nomination <br />was seconded by Councilman Considine. There being no other <br />nominations, an unanimous vote was cast for Councilman Arth as <br />Mayor for 1969-70. <br /> <br />4-15-69 <br /> <br />- 1 - <br />