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<br />I ""'''AT''''' <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />APPROVAL OF <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />DECISION <br />FOLLOWINC <br />HEARING' <br /> <br />(Buildin!!; <br />Height) <br /> <br />a- /0/9 <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />15:6185 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br />FEBRUARY 18, 1964 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, California met in regular <br />session in the Council Chamber of the City Hall on February 18, <br />1964 at 8 P.M. <br /> <br />Rev. John Scharn, Arcadia Church of the Nazarene <br /> <br />Mayor Elton D. Phillips <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Balser, Butterworth, Reibold, Turner, Phillips <br />None <br /> <br />MOTION by Councilman Reibold, seconded by Councilman Balser and <br />carried unanimously that the Minutes of February 4, 1964 be approved <br />as submitted in writing. <br /> <br />Matter CONTINUED from December 3, 1963. Planning Commission Res. <br />No. 498 recommending that the height of all future buildings be ," <br />limited to two stories or 35 feet in height in' every zone other than <br />Zone 'H' Special Height Zone. This matter was carried over until <br />this date awaiting the determination by the City Council in the Zone <br />'HI classification areas, <br /> <br />The Planning Director presented a brief resume of the contents of the <br />Resolution and displayed projecturals depicting the height patterns <br />existing within the City and the areas which would be affected in- <br />cluding proposed height changes in commercial and industrial Zones. <br />The proposal had the unanimous endorsement of the Planning Commission. <br /> <br />Mayor Phillips stated that although the hearing had been formally <br />closed, Council would be willing to hear anyone in the audience who <br />desired to speak to the matter. No one responded. <br /> <br />Extensive discussion held on the possibility of building more than <br />two stories in the 35' height limitation; the type of construction to <br />be expected if four stories were to be permitted; parking, elevators, <br />distribution of air conditioning systems, etc. Councilman Turner <br />stated in part that he was still of the opinion that two stories and <br />35 feet in height are not synonymous; that three stories could be <br />built within 35 ,feet; that in his opinion Council would be remiss in <br />limiting construction to 35 feet or two stories; that the regulation <br />should be for one or the other requirement; that it is not physically <br />possible to construct, esthetically, 4 stories within 35' under <br />present building regulations. <br /> <br />Councilman Reibold commented that if four stories were to be <br />permitted why change anything; that in his opinion this would <br />encourage construction of substandard nature; that Council should <br />take action on what it believes to be right; do not make it possible <br />for someone to manage to build 4 stories" within 35'. <br /> <br />1. <br /> <br />2-18-64 <br />