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<br />CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK <br />,j <br />18:7635 <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />INVOCATION <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTE <br />APPRqVAL <br /> <br />HEARING <br />(Bowling <br />Square) <br /> <br />J (P1f <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />JUNE 2, 1970 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, California, met in a regular <br />session in the Council Chamber of the Arcadia City Hall on June 2, <br />1970, at 7:30 P.M. <br /> <br />Rev. Fred Coots, Jr., Church of the Good Shepherd <br /> <br />Mayor Edward L. Butterworth <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Arth, Considine, Hage, Helms, Butterworth <br />None <br /> <br />On MOTION by Councilman Hage, seconded by Councilman Considine, the <br />minutes of the adjourned regular meeting of May 19, 1970, were APPROVED. <br /> <br />Time scheduled for the public hearing on the request of Vista Management <br />Company and SDM Company, operating corporation and real property owner <br />respectively, for permission to serve and sell alcoholic beverages, in <br />addition to the presently permitted beer, in areas currently prohibited <br />by Council permit at the Bowling Square, 1020 S. Baldwin Avenue, i. e., <br />asking that Section 6312.5 of the Arcadia Municipal Code be rescinded. <br /> <br />FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF THE PROCEEDINGS. FULL TRANSCRIPT ON FILE IN <br />THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK. <br /> <br />SPEAKING ON BEHALF OF THE BOWLING SQUARE: <br /> <br />George McGill, 3605 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach, attorney for the <br />bowling establishment, stated in part that it is imperative that liquor <br />be permitted in the requested areas in order to supplement the financial <br />condition; that it would reduce the financial loss currently being <br />experienced; that they would limit the serving of such alcoholic beverages <br />to the times when the young people are not on the bowling lanes inasmuch <br />as the leagues bowling in the evenings are all adult leagues. (6 PM to <br />2 AM). He referred to the possibility that the bowling center would have <br />to close if the request were not granted and appealed for favorable <br />consideration. <br /> <br />Harold Hollowick, 2041 San Angeline, Long Beach, Managing Director of <br />the Bowling Proprietors Association, stated in 'part that to his knowledge <br />the city is the only one in the State with a bowling alley operating <br />under this restriction. He referred to a suryey made by the association <br />during a period when a bill of similar restriction was before the Legis- <br />lature. The bill did not get out of committee. The results of the <br />survey from various public agencies, including police departments, Some <br />churches, county supervisorial representatives, etc., indicated no <br />problems had been encountered due to the serving of alcoholic beverages <br />in the requested areas. (Excerpts were read from many of these anSWers <br />and copy material was circulated among the cou~cilmen.) Upon inquiry <br />it was stated by Mr. Hollowick that not one negative response was <br />received from those surveyed. He explored school programs including <br />junior tournaments at which adult scorekeepers do not partake of any <br />alcoholic beverages; that the proprietors endeavor and do control the <br />problem, That the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board felt the restriction <br />would cause more problems. He concluded by stating in part that the <br /> <br />6-2-70 <br /> <br />- 1 - <br />