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03/12/1968Roll Call City Staff MINUTES ADJOURNED MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL March 12, 1968 - 12 :00 Noon CITY HALL Present: Emmons Blake, Frank Gallagher, Arthur F. Spring, Donald Q. Miller, Clell W. Whelchel Present: J. H. Fitzpatrick; City Clerk; H. Johnson, City Attorney; R: D. Miller, Administrative Officer. 1. R. D. Miller, Administrative Officer, presented the City Council a general analysis of available funds for various projects under discussion by'the.Council for completion in the next fiscal year. R. D. Miller continued that the following are the major projects planned by the Council and asked the Council to establish some sort of priority for planning purposes. (a) Construction of police facility. (b) Realignment of Monterey Street. (c) Landscaping of Mission Plaza. (d) Property acquisitions in-Mission Plaza. (e) Street widenings. (f) Re- acquisition of Laguna Lake property. (g) Major maintenance work on streets. (h) Purchase of Vollmer and Leitcher•properties. R. D. Miller then presented an analysis of available funds for control purposes to finance the major projects, for example Cigarette Tax, Capital Outlay, Select Road Fund, Gas Tax, Bed Tax Reserve and Off Street Parking Reserve. The City Council then discussed its feelings on setting priorities on the projects listed and also discussed available funds in view of other Council commitments. After discussion the Council established the following priorities: First Police Building Second Monterey Street Widening Third Street widening already committed Fourth Mission Plaza landscaping and purchase of Vollmer - Leitcher property Fifth Re-acquisition-of Laguna Lake property from the School District. On motion of Councilman Miller, seconded by Councilman Spring, that the City Attorney contact the School District regarding the City purchasing the Laguna Lake property over a two year period with $69,000 being paid in 1968 and the balance of the $138,000 in 1969. Motion carried. On motion of Councilman Blake, seconded by Councilman Spring, that the Council _ rescind the action to acquire the- Nelson property on Foothill Boulevard at this _time and try to'widen the street without- acquiring land. _Motion carried. On motion of Councilman Gallagher, seconded by Councilman Blake; that the Council rescind their action to acquire property on the north side of Foothill Boulevard from Santa Rosa to Chorro Streets, to be considered in the 1969 -70 budget. Motion carried. 2. Representatives of the County Sheriffs' Office appeared before the Council on behalf of their application to sponsor a circus on May 13, 1968 at the Exposition Grounds on South Street. They explained that they have already sold advance tickets and advertising to the circus and that they cannot change the date at this time. Mayor Whelchel stated that he was not opposed to the circus but did object to holding this circus on the same week as the Fiesta as were the other members of the Fiesta Group. s 1