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<br />REGULAR MEETING MAY 9, 2011 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Be it remembered that the Common Council of the City of South Bend, Indiana met in <br />the Council Chambers of the County-City Building on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. <br />The meeting was called to order by Council President Dieter and the Invocation and <br />Pledge to the Flag were given. <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />COUNCILMEMBERS: <br /> <br />Present: Derek D. Dieter 1st District, President <br /> Thomas LaFountain 3rd District <br /> Henry Davis, Jr. 2nd District <br /> Ann Puzzello 4th District <br /> David Varner 5th District <br /> Oliver Davis 6th District, Vice-President <br /> Al “Buddy” Kirsits At-Large <br /> Timothy Rouse At-Large, Chairperson Committee of the Whole <br /> Karen L. White At-Large <br /> <br />OTHERS PRESENT: <br /> <br /> <br /> Kathleen Cekanski-Farrand Council Attorney <br /> John Voorde City Clerk <br /> Janice I. Talboom Deputy City Clerk <br /> Mary Beth Wisniewski Chief Deputy <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />REPORT FROM THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON MINUTES <br /> <br />To the Common Council of the City of South Bend: The sub-committee has inspected <br />the minutes of the April 25, 2011 Meeting of the Council and found them to be correct. <br /> <br />Therefore, we recommend the same be approved. <br /> <br /> s/Derek D. Dieter <br /> s/David Varner <br /> <br />Councilmember White made a motion that the minutes of the April 25, 2011 Meeting of <br />the Council be accepted and placed on file. Councilmember Varner seconded the motion <br />which carried by a voice vote of nine (9) ayes. <br /> <br /> <br />SPECIAL BUSINESS <br /> <br /> <br />RESOLUTION NO. 4098-11 A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL <br /> OF THE CITY OF SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, <br /> HONORING ALL POLICE OFFICERS KILLED <br /> IN THE LINE OF DUTY AND DECLARING <br /> MAY 20, 2011 AS A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE <br /> AND DEDICATION TO ALL SOUTH BEND <br /> POLICE OFFICERS <br /> <br /> <br />, <br />Whereas in 2010, law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty spiked to <br />162, reflecting an increase of 40% from the previous calendar year, with 39 of the 50 <br />states experiencing losses within their police departments; and <br /> <br /> 1 <br /> <br />