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<br />" '" <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK <br /> <br />,c <br /> <br />,r <br /> <br />I ROll =C <br /> <br /> <br />BEST <br />DISPOSAL <br />COMPANY <br />(RATES) <br />March 3 <br /> <br />ASSISTANCE <br />LEAGUE <br />Flag Pole <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />DEBRIS IN <br />CATCH BASINS <br /> <br />PLAN CHECK <br /> <br />25:0222 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />FEBRUARY 9, 1981 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia met in an adjourned regular <br />session February 9, 1981 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Conference <br />Room. <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT : <br /> <br />Councilmen Dring, Gilb, Haltom, Saelid, Pellegrino <br />None <br /> <br />The City Council continued its consideration of the request of the <br />Best Disposal Company for a rate increase. Best had originally asked <br />for a 40% increase in its residential rates but had withdrawn that per- <br />centage and substituted a request for an 80% increase. Council received <br />material relating to rates of other cities for single family monthly ref- <br />use rates for once a week curb pickup. This list indicated Arcadia was <br />the lowest. <br /> <br />Representatives of Best Disposal and Price Waterhouse were present and <br />explained their position and basis for requesting the increase. The <br />financial statements were submitted to the City Council and tbese were <br />reviewed in detail. Robert Andrews, Best Disposal Legal Counsel, Leonard <br />Ryan, General Manager of Best, and representatives of Price Waterhouse who <br />prepared the statements were present .... responded to questions. Mr. <br />Andrews said in part they would not accept less than a 40% increase. Ref- <br />erence was made to the requirement that they not use any trucks older than <br />five years and Mr. Andrews explained there is an on-going practice of ac- <br />quiring new ones. Circumstances surrounding the operation and the impact <br />of the recent unionization were explained by Mr. Andrews along with the <br />additional expense to the Company. <br /> <br />The City Council would like the Finance Director to prepare an analyses <br />of the financial statement and it was so MOVED by Councilman Gilb, seconded <br />by Councilman Dring and carried unanimously. The hearing was continued <br />to March 3, 1981. <br /> <br />The Assistant City Manager submitted the request of the Assistance League <br />of Arcadia for a flag pole at its location (100 S. Santa Anita Avenue) with <br />an offer to donate $400 for the same. During this consideration it was noted <br />that the League provides facilities for the Senior Citizen Meetings at no <br />cost. It was also noted however that other organizations lend assistance <br />to the City in many ways and this may be a forerunner of additional requests. <br />It was MOVED by Councilman Dring, seconded by Councilman Saelid and carried <br />on roll call vote as follows that the City provide the flag pole and make <br />the installation at a cost not to exceed $400 from Council Contingency Ac- <br />count. <br /> <br />AYES <br />NOES <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Dring, Saelid, Pellegrino <br />Councilmen Gilb, Haltom <br />None <br /> <br />Council received the request of the County Flood Control District for <br />cooperation on the part of the City in distributing leaflets, which it <br />will provide, asking residents not to throw debris into the storm drain <br />catch basins. Staff will follow through. <br /> <br />Councilman Haltom was advised that a sign indicating reduced hours for <br /> <br />-1- <br /> <br />2-9-81 <br />