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<br />I'WoeAT:O' <br /> <br />PLEDGE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />MINUTES <br />(6-16- 59) <br /> <br />HEARING <br />(T axicab <br />rates) <br /> <br />INPiIIif,) <br /> <br />511' <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />04670 <br /> <br />M I NUT E S <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />JULY 7, 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., July 7, 1959. <br /> <br />The Invocation was offered by Christine Van Maanen, City Clerk of the City <br />of Arcadia, California. <br /> <br />Mayor Pro Tempore Camphouse led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT : <br /> <br />Councilmen Balser, Jacobi, Phillips, Camphouse <br />Mayor Reibold <br /> <br />Councilman Jacobi moved that the minutes of the regular meeting of June <br />16, 1959 as submitted in writing be approved. Councilman Balser requested <br />that a correction be made in said minutes, to wit: that his request for a <br />traffic check on Foothill Boulevard be made from Santa Anita Avenue to <br />'Michillinda Avenue instead of from Baldwin Avenue to Michillinda Avenue as <br />stated. Whereupon Councilman Jacobi restated his motion and moved that <br />said minutes of June 16, 1959, as submitted in writing, be amended as <br />suggested by Councilman Balser, and as thus amended that they be approved. <br />Motion seconded by Councilman Phillips and carried unanimously. <br /> <br />Application of Arcadia-Monrovia Valley Cab Company for an adjustment in <br />current taxicab rates. <br /> <br />The City Clerk read the salient points of the letter received from said <br />company, signed by Mr. LeMoyne Bailey, President, applying for an adjust- <br />ment, which were that said company has suffered increases in everything <br />pertaining to automobiles used in the operation of a taxicab business; <br />that they cannot compete for the type of employees they desire; that they <br />can only operate all of the 22 taxicabs licensed to serve the City of <br />Arcadia and surrounding areas during January, February and March of each <br />year, and that an adjustment in rates will enable them to render more <br />desirable service. <br /> <br />Mayor Pro Tempore Camphouse declared the hearing open and commented that a <br />committee, consisting of Councilmen Jacobi and Balser, the City Manager <br />and the City Controller, had been appointed to meet with Mr. Bailey and <br />attempt to analyze the situation and render a report to the Council. At <br />Mayor Pro Tempore Camphouse's request Mr. Bailey, 112 North 1st Avenue, <br />addressed the Council, stating that although he had nothing to add to his <br />application, he would be glad to answer questions. <br /> <br />No one desiring to question Mr. Bailey and no one else in the audience <br />desiring to speak either in favor of or in opposition to the application, <br />, <br />Councilman Balser, on behalf of the aforementioned committee, stated that <br />said committee had conferred with Mr. Bailey who had produced his books <br />and records for their inspection; that the books had been analyzed by <br />the Controller and that it had become obvious during the discussion that <br />relief was necessary but that he felt the committee needed additional <br />time within which to study the matter in an attempt to decide upon the <br />extent. <br /> <br />The City Manager then handed the City Clerk for. her" files a copy of the <br />Analysis of Taxi Rate Increase Proposals prepared by the Controller. <br /> <br />L <br /> <br />7 - 7 - 59 <br />