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01/05/1953mi City Hall, Monday January 5, 1953 — 7:30 P X. The Council met in regular session; Mayor Timothy I. O'Reilly presiding. Present: a. M. 6arpenter, Paul W. Davis, Fred Lucksinger, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Frank V. Wo6ds. Absent: None The minutes of the meetings of Dec. 15th, 17th and 19th, 1952 were approved. First order of business: This being the time set for receiving sealed bids on chlorine requirements for the year 1953, the following bids were publicly opened and read: No. 1 - Los Angeles Chemical Co. No. 2 - Luippold Engineering Sales Co. After discussion and on mothion of D. M. Carpenter, seconded by Timothy I. O'Reilly it was that the be as heretofore and the bid was awarded to the moved same practice continued Los Angeles Chemical Co. Motion carried. 0 Communications: 1 - From 0. R. Ochs & Son requesting final payment of $2,000 on the City Hall Bldg. Contract. On motion of Fred Lucksinger, seconded by Paul W. Davis, same was held over for investigation. 2 - Comm. from the Shoreline Planning Assn. Re: Beaches and Parks was ordered received and filed on motion of D. M. Carpenter, seconded by Frank V. Woods. 3 - Comm. from the Divn. of Highways Re: cancellation of taxes on portions of land acquired for highway purposed was referred to the City Clerk for action on motion of. D. M. Carpenter, seconded by Frank V. Woods. 4 - Comm. from the Equitable Life Assurance Society Re: Salary Savings Plan was referred to a colimittee consisting of Commissioner Paul W. Davis, D. M. Carpenter and Richard Miller, Executive Secy. for investigation and report back to the Council. 5 - Comm. from Roy Collins, City Collector, Re: Water billing for buildings under construction. The Mayor ordered that the responsible employees carry out the procedure as outlined in the ordinance. 6 - Comm. from Richard Miller, Ex. Sec. Re: expense of Pound truck: On motion of Frank V. Woods, seconded by D. M. Carpenter, the 6ity Attorney was instructed to draw up proper resolution to transfer $150. from the Unbudgeted Reserve Fund to the Animal Shelter Budget fund for auto repairs, Motion carried. 7 - Comm. from Bruce McKnight, certified Accountant of Stockton Re: Pacific Tel and Tel. Co. Application #33935 for increased rates, and asking the cities for contributions to protest this increase. Commissioner Paul W. aavis moved to contribute $100,'but themotion was lost for want of a second. 8 - Comm. from S.L.O. City Schools Re: Traffic problems in loading and unloading school buses on Marsh St. at Toro St. The matter was referred to-the 'traffic Committee for study and report back at the next meeting, on motion of Fred Lucksinger, seconded by Paul W. Davis. 9 - Comm. from the Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Census Ret Special census, was ordered received and filed. 10 - Comm. f roan S. S. Tucker, City Clerk of Paso Robles and Comm. from Harriet M. Vonderembs, Secy. of the Channel Cities Divison Re: Dinner meeting of the League of California Cities to be held at Paso Robles on Jan. 15, 1953 at 6:30 P.M. The City Clerk was ordered to to contact all Depts and send reservations for meeting. 11 - Comm. from American Legion Post No. 66 Re: Requesting permission to hold a bosing match at the Veterans Memorial Bldg. on Jan. 8, 1953: On motion of Frand V. Woods, second 1by Fred Lucksinger, the request was granted,( J 1 1 1 e 12 - Comm.from the City Planning Commission recommending the purchase of a lot in the Neilsen-Roberts' Tract for the site of a Fire House. On motion of Fred Lucksinger, seconded by Frank V. Woods the Mayor it was moved that the Mayor investigate and be given power to act in preparation of the purchase of the lot by the City of San Luis Obispo. 13 - Comm. from the Traffic Committee Re: Trucks blocking the Andre Bros. driveway on High Street was ordered filed. Application for a city license filed by the Hawthorne P.T.A. for a circus to be held at the Sr. High School Auditorium on Feb. 14, 1953 was granted on motion of Frank V. Woods seconded b y Ti_;othy I. O'Reilly. The following reports were ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Frank V. Woods: City Treasurer's Report for the month of November 1952 Police Judge's Report for the month of December 1952 Police Dept. Report for the month of December 1952 Bl #g. Inspector's Report for the month of December 1952 Bldg. Inspector's report for the year 1952 Copy of the minutes of the Planning Commission of Nov. 10th and Nov. 20th, Dec. 18th, 1952• The following applications for contractor's licenses were received and on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger, the bonds were approved, sureties accepted and registration granted: 1 - Don A. Younger - Class "B" - General Contractor 2 - Robebt Diehl - Class "E" - Plumbing and Heating 3 - Reliable Plumbing Co. - Class "D" - Plumbing Contractor 4 - Adex Construftion Co. - Class "E" - Roofing and Siding 5 - W. J. Hopkins - Steam and Hot Water Heating and Pipe Fitting Contractor The bond for Lanea June Allen was approved b- the Council. Claims against the City for the month of December were ordered paid subject to the approval of the heads of the repective departments and the Mayor. At this time Luke Trahin, representing the Chamber of Commerce, appeared before the Council with a request of the Council to pay for the Christmas decoration in amount $2,733.75; after considerable discussion, and by common consent of the Council it was suggested that the Council held a joint meeting with the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce for the purpose of discussing this matter further and other future problems that may arise, and to hold action in abeyance. Re: Public Works Dept. matters: Homer Ha lin, City Engineer, stated.he received .alletter fro-i the Maino Coastruction Co. requesting an extension of time to April 15, 1953 for the completion of the Sewer Project Sludge Digestor, due to a delay in receiving essential parts of equipment. The City Attorney was directed to draq an appropriate resolution Re: Extension of Tii#e. H. Hamlin suggested and recommended to the Uouncil, that it would be to the city's advantage to enter into an agreement with the firm of Hahn, Wise and Associates relative to a Plan for Streets and Highways Land Use Plan (Zoning) which the City Planning Commission recommended; on Motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Timothy I. O'Reilly, it was moved that the City Council concur in the recommendations of the City Planning Com- mission that the Master Plan be carried on concurrently with the Utility Plan, and that the Planning Commission be instructed to obtain a formal Proposal from Hahn, Wise and Associates for a Master Plan. On motion of Fred Lucksinger, seconded by Frank V. Woods, it was moved that the � 1 1 472 1. !. L. ,.... _ .. .. 1.. City Attorney draw a Resolution establishing curb to curb width of Foothill Blvd. from Santa Rosa St. to West city Limits at 4$ ft. Homer Hamlin brought up the matter of forulating a program for soi#e large scale of improvements for the city's public utilities, water and sewer systems, and suggested that the gears should be started to projefit a bond issue to the voting public and the Council agreed that a complete investigation of the improvement program should be made. Old Business Comm. from Willeford and Wiltshire Re: Proposal for quarterly audit was held over to the next meeting. Comm. from Wm. Rooney Re: 40 hour week for park employees: On motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Frank V. Woods, it was moved that a 40 hour work week be allowed for the Park employees. Motion carried. Re: Petition from Earl W. Chambers et al relative to widenting and resurfacing Humbert St. was ordered received and filed and the City Engineer reported the matter was taken care of. Re: Petition from George Anholm et al was ordered received and filed. Re: Comm. from Gerald L. Hill and Clara Hill was referred to the City Engineer, giving petitioner Council's opinion on this matter. Re: Petition from J. J. Donovan was held over to the next meeting. Re: Comm. from Southern Pacific Company Re: water connecit on on Stenner Street. Bridge was ordered received and filed. Comm. from Fiesta de las Flores Assn. was held over. Resolution No. 1167 (new series) A Resolution relating to Boulevard Stops was passed and adopted on motion of D. M. Carpenter, seconded by Fred Lucksinger upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: D. M. Carpenter, Paul W. Davis, Fred Lucksinger, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Frank V. Woods Noes; None Absent: None ResolutionNo. 116$ (New Series) - A Resolution declaring a certain portion of Morro Street of be a Loading Zone was passed and adopted on motion of Paul W. Daivs, seconded by Fred Lucksinger upon the following roll call vote: Eyes: D. M. Carpenter, Paul W. Davis, Fred Lucksinger, Timothy I. O'Reilly Noes: Frank V. Woods Absent: None Resolution No. 1169 (New Series) - A Resolution accepting Eeed of Easement form. Frank J. Cheda, et al was passed and adopted on motion of Pau1W. Davis, seconded by Timothy I..O'Reilly upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: D. M. Carpenter, Paul W. Davis, Fred Lucksinger, Timothy I. O'Reilly Frank V. Woods, Noes: None Absent: None Resolution No. 1170 (New Series) - A Resolution of the pity Council of the City Of San Luis Obispo expressing appreciation to retiring City Clerk Jack E. Brown was passed and adopted on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Timothy I. O'Reilly upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: D. M. Carpenter, Paul W. Davis, Fred Lucksinger, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Frank V. Wood: Noes: None Absent: None 1 1 1 0 n 1