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MOTION TO READ ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS BY TITLE ONLY AND WAIVE <br /> THE READING IN FULL <br /> A motion was made by Mayor Pro Tern Tay, and seconded by Council Member Chandler to read <br /> all ordinances and resolutions by title only and waive the reading in full. There being no <br /> objection, the motion was considered approved. <br /> PRESENTATIONS <br /> a. Mayor's Certificates of Commendation to Arcadia Girl Scout Troop 4221 for earning <br /> the Girl Scout Gold Award. <br /> b. Presentation of American Red Cross Month Proclamation to Ambassador Sylvia <br /> Ramos. <br /> c. National Fix-a-Leak Week Council Presentation. <br /> PUBLIC COMMENTS <br /> Caroline Papp, an Arcadia resident, appeared and discussed the importance of historic <br /> buildings, and indicated that the question was whether we cared more about preserving historic <br /> properties or money. <br /> Lawrence Papp, an Arcadia resident, appeared and stated he was disturbed and saddened by <br /> the extensive spending by City government; he discussed increased costs of each department <br /> with the cost of living only increasing by 8.8%, high salaries, with median pay over$100,000 per <br /> year; he listed jobs that were more dangerous than fireman and policeman; he stated that the <br /> City Council needed to pay better attention to fiscal matters and stop employees from loading <br /> their last twelve months of employment in order to balloon pensions; he urged residents to vote <br /> for Tom Beck and Joyce Platt; and quoted the prophet Micah. <br /> Rodney Williamson, an Arcadia resident, expressed concern about his house being up for <br /> historic designation and urged caution to avoid taking away property rights. <br /> John Chen appeared and asked if Council Member Beck had an 8,000-square foot mansion; he <br /> indicated his opposition to the historic preservation ordinance ("HPO"); and encouraged voters <br /> to vote for Bob Harbicht and Roger Chandler. <br /> Miley Fawn, representing Congresswomen Judy Chu, introduced herself and invited the City <br /> Council to the Opioid Workshop on March 28, 7-8:30 p.m., at Pasadena City College. <br /> Linna, District 2 resident, appeared and asked Council Member Beck why the Police <br /> Association endorsed Mr. Harbicht; she commented on the need to solve the City's crime <br /> problems; she discussed her contributions to the community, and questioned why the City could <br /> infringe on her property rights with the HPO. <br /> Brett Mitulski, an Arcadia resident, appeared and stated the 2016 City Council election proved <br /> the power of the people unifying the City, but the districting process threatens the progress; he <br /> stated that District 3 was robbed of an election; and urged voters to vote for Tom Beck and <br /> Joyce Platt. <br /> 3 03-20-2018 <br />