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REGULAR MEETING MAY 13, 1985 <br />Be it remembered that the Common Council of the City of South Bend met in the Council <br />Chambers of the County -City Building on Monday, May 13, 1985, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting <br />was called to order and the Pledge to the Flag was given. <br />ROLL CALL Present: Council Members Serge, Braboy, Puzzello, Taylor, <br />Zakrzewski, Crone, Paszek, Voorde and Beck <br />Absent: None <br />REPORT FROM THE SUB - COMMITTEE ON MINUTES <br />To the Common Council of the City of South Bend: <br />Your sub - committee on the inspection and supervision of the minutes would <br />respectfully report that it has inspected the minutes of the April 29, 1985, meeting of <br />the Council and found them correct. <br />The sub - committee, therefore, recommends that the same be approved. <br />Beverlie J. Beck <br />Ann Puzzello <br />Thomas Zakrzewski <br />Council Member Serge made a motion that the minutes of the April 29, meeting of the <br />Council be accepted and placed on file, seconded by Council Member Zakrzewski. The <br />motion carried. <br />SPECIAL BUSINESS <br />Council Member Serge made a motion to appoint Micki Dobski to the Mayor's Traffic <br />Commission, seconded by Council Member Braboy. The motion carried. <br />RESOLUTION NO. 1286 -85 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SOUTH <br />BEND, INDIANA, VOICING THEIR SUPPORT FOR THE SECRETARIES OF <br />THE SOUTH BEND SCHOOL CORPORATION. <br />WHEREAS, the Common Council recognizes that in 1984, 90 of the 116 secretaries and <br />clerical workers of the South Bend School Corporation voted in favor of union <br />representation; and <br />WHEREAS, community support in favor of the secretaries and clerical workers right to <br />organize has gained several significant endorsements including those from: The United <br />Religious Community, National Organization of Women, Women's International Federation, <br />the Postal Workers, and the Labor Students Association of Indiana University at South <br />Bend; and <br />WHEREAS, at the last South Bend School Board meeting, the secretaries and clerical <br />workers filed petitions bearing over 2,200 signatures supporting their position; and <br />WHEREAS, since there is no State law addressing the right to organize for secretaries <br />and clerical workers of the School Corporation, the Council suggests that the School <br />Board reconsider its decision which denied the group to formally vote on joining a union. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of South Bend, <br />Indiana, as follows: <br />SECTION I. The Common Council voices its support on behalf of the secretaries and <br />clerical workers of the South Bend School Corporation in their continuing effort to be <br />able to vote on joining a union. <br />SECTION II. The Council requests that a copy of this Resolution be sent by the City <br />Clerk's office to Loretta Jacobson, President of the School Board. <br />SECTION III. This Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its <br />adoption by the Common Council and approval by the Mayor. <br />/s/ Joseph T. Serge <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ Eugenia Braboy <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ Beverlie J. Beck <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ Ann B. Puzzello <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s /Robert G. Taylor <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ Thomas Zakrzewski <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ Beverly D. Crone <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ Al B. Paszek <br />Member of the Common Council <br />/s/ John Voorde <br />Member of the Common Council <br />