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<br />CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF TIlE CITY CLERK <br /> <br />I~..."oo <br /> <br /> <br />mDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTE <br />APPROVAL <br /> <br />I'RE SENTA T ION <br /> <br />OATH <br />ADMINISTERED <br /> <br />HEARING <br />(Lot Split) <br />Appeal <br />Granted <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />25:0097 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br />and <br />ARCADIA REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />AUGUST 19, 1980 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, California met in a regular <br />session on August 19, 1980 at 7:30 p,m. in the Arcadia City Hall Council <br />Chamber. <br /> <br />Paul Blanchard, Administrator of the Santa Anita Church <br /> <br />Councilman Charles E, Gilb <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT : <br /> <br />Councilmen Dring, Gilb, Haltom, Pellegrino <br />Councilman Saelid <br /> <br />On MOTION by Councilman Gilb, seconded by Councilman Dring and carried <br />unanimously Councilman Saelid was excused. <br /> <br />On MOTION by Councilman Gilb, seconded by Councilman Dring and carried <br />unanimously the minutes of the a djourned regular meetings of July 16 <br />and August 5, the Special Meeting and Regular Meeting of August 5 were <br />APPROVED. <br /> <br />Mayor Pellegrino presented a plague in appreciation of the efforts and <br />accomplishments of Stephen Kimbrough, former Personnel Director. Mr, <br />Kimbrough has accepted a position as Assistant City Manager of Temple <br />City. <br /> <br />The City Clerk administered the Oath of Office to Argyris C, Trigonis <br />who has been appointed to the Sister City Commission for a four year <br />term. Councilman Gilb explained the part Mr. Trigonis has played with <br />Arcadia's Sister City, Tripolis, Greece. <br /> <br />Appeal filed from the decision of the Planning Commission for denial of <br />an application to create two lots from one lot at 504-506 LeRoy Avenue. <br />The Planning Director explained that the majority Commissioners who voted <br />for denial felt the approval of a 44 foot wide lot in lieu of 75 feet <br />could set a precedent for other such lot splits and that there had not <br />been an economic hardship established. The two dissenting Commissioners <br />who were in favor of the lot split felt the property has existed with two <br />houses on the lot for many years and that the lot split would not change <br />the physical appearance of the neighborhood. <br /> <br />Mayor Pellegrino declared the hearing open and Jim Coughlin, attorney for <br />the applicants, submitted in part that the property has existed in its <br />present status for over 23 years. He noted the other lots in the immedi- <br />ate neighborhood which have been split and are 40 ft. wide and 46,35 feet <br />wide. The configuration, nor the atmosphere of the area, will not be <br />changed. He continued in part that they are agreeable to all of the con- <br />ditions which the Planning Commission has imposed if the lot split is <br />approved - that is, to add a carport to Lot 2 as well as to put in a sewer <br />lateral. He also explained the reasons for litigation which is now in <br />progress which cannot be consummated until a legal lot split is obtained. <br /> <br />Leslie Bloom, 21 E, Las Flores Avenue, explained the inability to obtain <br />clear title until the matter is straightened out, He noted that both <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br />8-19-80 <br />