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<br />ITUDENT <br />OVERNMENT <br />AY <br /> <br />INVOCATION <br /> <br />PLEDGE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CONTINUED <br />HEARING <br /> <br />(Doshier <br />Avenue) 1? <br />~-\~'\ ) <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />:4561 <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />MARCH 3, 1959 <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., March 3, 1959. <br /> <br />Mayor Phillips welcomed the Arcadia High School students who were elected <br />City Officials and introduced Student "Mayor Italo Gattei, an exchange <br />student from Milan, Italy. Each Councilman thereafter introduced his <br />counterpart Councilman as follows: Judy Marquand, Pat Young, Virginia <br />Jones and Barbara Porteus. Student Mayor Gattei thanked the City for its <br />hospitality to the student government day councilmen and city officials. <br /> <br />The Invocation was offered by Rev. H. Warren Anderson, Pastor of the <br />Arcadia Community Church of God. <br /> <br />Student Mayor Italo Gattei led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. <br /> <br />PRESENT : <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Balser, Camphouse, Jacobi, Reibold, Phillips <br />None <br /> <br />Student City Clerk Sharon Kessinger called the roll of the student <br />Councilmen as follows: <br /> <br />PRESENT : <br />ABSENT : <br /> <br />Student Counci,lmen Marquand, Young, Jones, porteus, Gattei <br />None <br /> <br />Councilman Balser moved that the minutes of the regular meeting of <br />February 3, 1959, the adjourned regular meeting of February 4, 1959, <br />and the regular meeting of February 17, 1959, as submitted in writing, be <br />approved. Motion seconded by Councilman Reibold and carried unanimously. <br /> <br />The City Clerk advised that she had been presented with petitions signed <br />by residents of the vicinity of Doshier Avenue requesting the vacation and <br />abandonment of Doshier Avenue for reasons stated In said petitions; in <br />substance being that the area lying easterly of Tract No. 17853 is not <br />suitable for subdivision; that the opening of Doshier Avenue for the <br />purpose of ingress and egress is too far in the future for consideration; <br />that said area is presently being used as a spreading basin and diversion <br />channel by the Los Angeles County Flood Control District and that adequate <br />ingress and egress is provIded in at least two other locations; also that <br />heavy truck traffic would have a detrimental effect on property in the area. <br /> <br />Mayor Phillips stated that a communication had been received from the County <br />Flood Control District whIch, in substance, protested the vacation of <br />Doshier Avenue. He added that Mr. H. J. F. Hannemann, Chief Valuation <br />Engineer of said District, was present. Whereupon Mr. Hanneman addressed <br />the Council and to various questions of the Councilmen advised in part, <br />that the estimated time before the District proposes to declare the property <br />between Highland Oaks and Santa Anita Channel as excess to its needs, <br />following the filling of this debris disposal area and the disposal of <br />said property for subdivision or other purposes, will probably be this <br />summer; that the existing subdivision will be filled to the same elevation <br />as the adjacent territory in a short period of time, but that plans for <br />the area east of the channel are in the distant future, anywhere between <br />50 to 200 years. He added that the construction plans for the Santa Anita <br />Wash project contain provisions for bridge footings in Santa Anita Wash <br /> <br />1. <br /> <br />3-3-59 <br />