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<br />CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS ARE TAPE RECORDED AND ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK <br /> <br />1'""00"''' <br /> <br />PLEDGE OF <br />ALLEGIANCE <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />HEARING <br />(Eaton <br />property) <br /> <br />.11 ~J <br /> <br />19:7991 <br /> <br />M I NUT E S <br /> <br />CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARCADIA <br /> <br />REGULAR MEETING <br /> <br />JANUARY 4, 1972 <br /> <br />The City Council of the City of Arcadia, met in regular session on <br />Tuesday, January 4, 1972 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of the <br />Arcadia City Hall. <br /> <br />Rev. Spiro Pieratos, Greek Orthodox Church of Pasadena and San Gabriel <br />Valley <br /> <br />Mayor James R. Helms, Jr. <br /> <br />PRESENT: <br />ABSENT: <br /> <br />Councilmen Arth, Butterworth, Considine, Hage, Helms <br />None <br /> <br />Mayor and Mrs. Dimitrios Soundris of Tripolis, Greece, Arcadia's <br />Sister City, were cordially welcomed. They were seated with the <br />Council. Mayor Helms made many presentations - from Governor Reagan, <br />State Senators and Assemblymen. The Los Angeles County Board of <br />Supervisors joined with the salute to the distinguished visitors. <br />Councilman Butterworth spoke to the fond memories the City will <br />cherish as a result of this privilege to have them in our community <br />for a few days. He then presented a Resolution signed by the <br />members of the City Council making Mayor and Mrs. Soundris honorary <br />citizens of the City, the State and the United States. Mayor <br />Dimitrios responded with presentations of gifts with historic value, <br />one a handsome ornament worn on the uniforms during the Greek <br />Revolution of 1821. These wilL be publicly displayed. He then <br />presented a City of Tripolis Resolution as follows: <br /> <br />"The City Council of the historic City of Tripolis on this occasion <br />of the visit of our Mayor, Dimitrios Soundris to its Sister City, <br />Arcadia, California, USA, in December 1971, in return for the trip <br />of its 165 outstanding citizens to Tripolis in the year 1970. The <br />warmest feelings of friendship and love of the people of the City <br />of Tripolis toward the people of the City of Arcadia. Feelings <br />which were borne by the inspired initiative of their fraternization, <br />thus joining symbolically to great, free and democratic peoples of <br />the United States of America and those of Greece. It wishes a more <br />essential tightening of the relations between sister cities can take <br />place through nice ideas, initiatives and manifestations so that <br />under the inspiration of the unabolished powers of friendship and <br />freedom they can continue to the strengthening of love, peace and <br />progress. This was dated November 9, 1971 and signed by all members <br />of the Tripolis City Council and its City Clerk." <br /> <br />Mayor Helms then presented several volumes of the book titled <br />"My Country USA" which may be used in the Tripolis Library or the <br />schools, and once again expressed deep appreciation for the gifts <br />and extended the hand of friendship to the City of Tripolis from <br />the City of Arcadia. <br /> <br />Planning Commission recommendation concerning existing variances on <br />property at the southeast corner of Colorado Boulevard and <br />Michillinda Avenue. The Planning Director explained the contents of <br /> <br />1-4-72 <br /> <br />- 1 - <br />