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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />CHAMBER <br />REQUEST <br /> <br />BUDGET <br />CONSIDERATION <br /> <br />16:6537 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />ADJOURNED REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />MAY 17, 1965 <br /> <br />The City Council met in adjourned regular session on May 17, 1965, <br />at 7:30 P.M. in the Conference Room of the Arcadia City Hall. <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br />OTHERS PRESENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Balser, Considine, Forman, Turner, Reibold <br />None <br />Chamber of Commerce President Frank Regan, Chamber <br />Manager Sherrill Watson and two representatives of <br />a Public Relations firm. <br /> <br />President Regan, Chamber of Commerce, presented a program for the <br />promotion of tourist and resident trade for the City. It was the <br />suggestion to use the revenue derived from the Transient Occupancy <br />Tax (bed tax) for said promotional activities. Breakdown of the <br />percentage use for specific public relations work explored. <br /> <br />Charles Lewis and Marshall Walker, ,epresentatives from a public <br />relations firm, both addressed the City Council explaining their <br />methods of publicizing the City to attract persons from over the <br />country. Specifically mentioned were the Wall Street Journal and <br />the Sunset magazine. <br /> <br />Mr. Regan stated in part that the program as outlined would estimate <br />to cost approximately $18,000 the first year and asked for the City <br />Council to give consideration to the proposal; that members of the <br />local motel trade had evinced special interest. The funds for such <br />program are reflected in the current budget under Estimated Receipts <br />for 1965-66 under Source No. 310 - 3124. The matter to be discussed <br />by the City Council later in this meeting. <br /> <br />The City Council continued the review of the budget based on the <br />revised figure of $1.05 tax rate as compiled by the City Controller. <br /> <br />Extensive discussion ensued on the proposed creation of a three- <br />platoon working schedule for the Fire Department as recommended by <br />the Fire Chief at the adjourned regular meeting of May 12, 1965. It <br />was stated at that time that the new schedule would require $7,200 <br />additional in the 1965-66 budget, as the increase in the department's <br />complement of three men would not begin before January 1, 1966 if the <br />plan were approved; this figure would be $12,000 after its <br />implementation. <br /> <br />It was MOVED by Councilman Turner that the City Council defer action <br />for another year. Motion seconded by Councilman Considine and <br />failed to carryon the following roll call vote: <br /> <br />AYES: <br />NOES: <br /> <br />Councilmen Considine, Turner <br />Councilmen Balser, Forman, Reibold <br /> <br />Councilman Forman then MOVED that the City Council accept the <br />recommendation of the Fire Chief and inaugurate the three-platoon <br /> <br />1. <br /> <br />5-17-65 <br />