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<br />I nwocm" <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />APPROVAL OF <br />MINUTES <br />(July 2, 1963) <br /> <br />REARING <br />(Arcadia <br />Bowl) <br />(F:354) <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />.. <br /> <br />15:6043 <br /> <br />, <br />, <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />JULY 16,1963 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia met in regular session in the <br />Council Chamber of the City Hall at 8:00 P.M., July 16,1963. <br /> <br />The Invocation was offered by Rev, Walton W, Do~ring, Pastor of Our <br />Savior Lutheran Church of Arcadia, <br /> <br />Mayor Pro Tempore Reibold led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. <br /> <br />PRESENT : <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Balser, Butterworth, Reibold <br />Mayor Phillips, Councilman Turner <br /> <br />Mayor Pro Tempore Reibold announced that approval of the minutes of the <br />regular Council meeting of July 2, 1963 would be held in abeyance pending <br />the presence of all the Councilmen participating in said meeting, <br /> <br />Mayor Pro Tempore Reibold declared the hearing open on the application of <br />Melvin H, Sprague and Robert A. Schneider for a business permit to conduct <br />a recreation center with 16 bowling lanes and 8 billiard tables, known as <br />Arcadia Bowl, at 21 Morlan Place, and stated that the Council would first <br />hear anyone in opposition to the granting of the requested permit, <br /> <br />Mr. Dominic F. Strangio, 521 Baldwin Avenue, addressed the Council and <br />stated in part that he was opposed to the subjec~ application for a <br />business permit inasmuch as he presently has a license to operate the <br />billiard portion of Arcadia Bowl and also has a lease from the former <br />owner to occupy the premises. <br /> <br />It was stated that although his license to operate the billiard portion <br />of the premises is valid, his rights under the +ease are a civil matter <br />between the owner of the premises and himself and have no bearing on the <br />application before the Council.' <br /> <br />No one else desiring to be heard in opposition, Mayor Pro Tempore Reibold <br />stated that the Council would now hear those in,favor of the granting of <br />the business permit. <br /> <br />Mr. Robert A. Schneider, 2732 Sandwood Street, Lakewood, California, <br />(one of the applicants) addressed the Council. He read two letters <br />in their entirety, one dated July 15,1963 addressed to the Council from <br />Mr. Ira N. Frisbee, Vice President of the Beverly-Pasadena Bowling <br />Corporation, which stated in part that said corporation had reacquired <br />the subject property by foreclosure and had entered into escrow for the <br />sale of the property to Joseph W. and Maude A. Wilson, said escrow being <br />contingent upon the granting of the requested business permit to the <br />subject applicants, The other letter, dated July 12,1963, was a copy of <br />a letter written by Mr, Arthur L. Erb, Attorney'for the Beverly-Pasadena <br />Bowling Corporation to Mr. Strangio, notifying Mr. Strangio to vacate the <br />premises on August 3,1963 inasmuch as said property was being sold to <br />Mr, Joseph W, Wilson. <br /> <br />In answer to questions propounded by the City Attorney and Mayor Pro <br />Tempore Reibold, Mr. Schneider advised in part th~t he proposed person- <br />ally to operate the billiard room and that he is familiar with the <br /> <br />1, <br /> <br />7-16-63 <br />