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<br />I INVOCATION <br /> <br /> <br />PLEDGE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTES <br />(May 5, 1959) <br /> <br />HEARING <br />(Ellis) <br /> <br />(I) <br />':,' <br />'\ <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />~ 4693' " <br />- .....:" <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />MAY 19, 1959 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, California, met in regular session <br />in the Council Chamber of the City Hall at 8:00 P.M., May 19, 1959. <br /> <br />The Invocation was offered by the Rev. Thomas J. Spellman, Assistant <br />Pastor of the Church of the Holy Angels. <br /> <br />Mayor Reibold led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. <br /> <br />PRESENT : <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Balser, Camphouse, Jacobi, Phillips, Reibold <br />None <br /> <br />Councilman Jacobi moved that the minutes of <br />1959, as submitted in writing, be approved. <br />the motion and it was carried unanimously. <br /> <br />the regular meeting of May 5, <br />Councilman Balser seconded <br /> <br />Planning Commission Resolution No. 327 recommending denial of the <br />application of R. E. Ellis and others for a change of zone from R-l to <br />R-2 and R-3 on property located on Lorena Avenue and its northerly <br />extension, and on Haven Avenue and Newman Avenue, east of Lore~a Avenue. <br /> <br />;~, 1 <br /> <br />Mayor Reibold declared the hearing open and inquired if anyone pes ired to <br />speak in favor of said application. "; II <br /> <br />Mr. Wm. T. Beckwith, 107 W. Huntington Drive, a realtor, representing <br />the applicants, addressed the Council, stating in part that he felt such <br />rezoning would inur to the benefit of all concerned. He outlined the <br />proceedings from the start, commenting that no objections had been raised <br />at the Planning Commission hearing, and also described the various lots <br />involved in the requested rezoning. He then requested the Council to <br />overrule the recommendation of the Planning Commission. <br /> <br />No one else desiring to be'heard either in favor of or in opposition to <br />the application, Councilman Phillips moved that the hearing be closed; <br />which motion was seconded by Councilman Jacobi and carried unanimously. <br /> <br />At the request of Councilman Phillips, the Director of Public Works <br />displayed a map of the area and pointed out the lots in question and <br />the ZOnes of the adjacent territory. <br /> <br />A general discussion ensued and it was the concensus of the Council <br />that basically the primary reason this property would not warrant <br />rezoning at this time was the fact that as yet the effect of the <br />contemplated freeway on this area cannot be determined; that under <br />present circumstances the present zoning is proper. <br /> <br />The City Attorney.then read the findings of the Planning Commission <br />contained in its Resolution No. 327. <br /> <br />Councilman Phillips stated that though the freeway alignment might later <br />affect the lots in question, he moved that the Council uphold the <br />recommendation of the Planning Commission pursuant to its Resolution <br />No. 327, and deny the application of R. E. Ellis and others for a <br />change of zone from R-l to R-2 and R-3 on property located on Lorena <br />Avenue and its northerly extension, and on Haven Avenue and Newman <br />Avenue, east of Lorena Avenue. Councilman Camphouse seconded the <br />motion and it was carried on roll call vote as follows: <br /> <br />1. <br /> <br />5-19-59 <br />