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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK <br /> <br />INVOCAtION <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />CIVICS' <br />CLASS <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTE <br />APPROVAL <br /> <br />ARCADIA <br />BEAUTIFuL <br />COMMITTEE <br /> <br />IJJ,~ f? <br /> <br />CONDITIONAL <br />USE PERMIT <br />(Fotomat) <br /> <br />APPROVED <br /> <br />(? e tu;J <br /> <br />18:7553 <br /> <br />M I NUT E S <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />DECEMBER 16, 1969 <br /> <br />The City Council of th~ City of Arcadia, California, met in regular <br />session in the Council Chamber of the Arcadia City 'Hall on December <br />16, 1969, at 8:00 P.M. <br /> <br />Councilman James R. Helms, Jr <br /> <br />Mayor C. Robert Arth <br /> <br />Foothill Jr, High School Civics' Class welcomed. <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Butterworth, Considine, Hage, Helms, Arth <br />None <br /> <br />The Minutes of the regular meeting of December 2, 1969, were APPROVED <br />on MOTION by Councilman Helms, seconded by Councilman Hage and carried <br />unanimously. <br /> <br />Discussion held on the benefits of an Arcadia Beautiful Committee. It <br />was the consensus of Council that it would be a most valuable adjunct... <br />a milestone in the growth of the city. Whereupon it was MOVED by <br />Councilman Helms, seconded by Councilman Butterworth and carried unani- <br />mously that the following minute resolution be adopted: <br /> <br />IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED: that the City Council accepts in <br />principle the formation of an Arcadia Beautiful Committee. <br /> <br />The appropriate document will be prepared and submitted for Council <br />consideration. <br /> <br />Planning Commission Resolution No, 688 recommending the granting of a <br />conditional use permit for a drive-in photographic film sales and film <br />processing business (known as Fotomat). Specific conditions of the <br />approval were set forth in said resolution. The Planning Director noted <br />areas of concern on the part of the commission members and advised that <br />the resolution to grant the permit was adopted on a 4 to 3 vote. He <br />explored the business environment, land use, zoning and traffic in the <br />subject area ~ southeast corner of Live Oak and WeIland Avenues, He <br />advised that the Planning Department had recommended the approval subject <br />to the imposition of conditions. (Appeal period elapsed December 5). <br /> <br />Councilman Considine stated in part that in his opinion a drive-in photo <br />service of this nature would be of benefit to the city and would be con- <br />sistent with Council attempts not to restrict business within the city; <br />that the business would not be too incompatible with the surroundings <br />and would favor upholding the Commission in its approval. <br /> <br />Councilman Butterworth supported this observation and stated in part that <br />Council, in certain instances, does not have any business substituting its <br />judgment for that of a business man or a developer in a given craft. He <br />would uphold the majority vote of the Commission for approval. <br /> <br />Councilman Helms, submitted that the Commission had rejected two similar <br />applications in other locations and could not see why the subject location <br /> <br />12~16~69 <br /> <br />- 1 - <br />