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<br />REGULAR MEETING JUNE 10, 2013 <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Be it remembered that the Common Council of the City of South Bend, Indiana met in the <br />Council Chambers of the County-City Building on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The <br />meeting was called to order by Council President Derek Dieter and the Invocation and Pledge to <br />the Flag were given. <br /> <br /> <br />ROLL CALL <br /> <br />COUNCILMEMBERS: <br /> <br /> <br />st <br />Present: Tim Scott 1 District <br />nd <br /> Henry Davis, Jr. 2 District <br />rd <br /> Valerie Schey 3 District <br />th <br /> Fred Ferlic 4 District <br />th <br /> Oliver J. Davis 6 District, Vice-President <br />th <br /> David Varner 5 District <br /> Derek Dieter At-Large, President <br /> Gavin Ferlic At-Large <br /> Karen L. White At-Large, Chairperson Committee of the Whole <br /> <br /> <br />OTHERS PRESENT: <br /> <br /> Kathleen Cekanski-Farrand Council Attorney <br /> John Voorde City Clerk <br /> Janice I. Talboom Deputy <br /> Mary Beth Wisniewski Chief Deputy <br /> <br /> <br />REPORT FROM THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON MINUTES <br />Councilmember Scott made a motion that the minutes of the May 29, 2013, meeting of the <br />Council be accepted and placed on file. Councilmember Oliver Davis seconded the motion <br />which carried by a voice vote of nine (9) ayes. <br /> <br />SPECIAL BUSINESS <br /> <br />RESOLUTION NO. 4260-13 A RESOLUTION OF THE SOUTH BEND COMMON <br /> <br />TH <br /> COUNCIL ESTABLISHING THE 8 ANNUAL <br /> NATIONAL DUMP THE PUMP DAY ON THURSDAY, <br /> JUNE 20, 2013, IN SOUTH BEND, INDIANA <br /> <br />th <br />Whereas, June 20, 2013 marks the 8 annual National Dump the Pump Day as a day that <br />encourages people to ride public transportation to save money, protect the environment, reduce <br />our dependence on foreign oil, and improve the quality of life for all Americans; and <br /> <br />Whereas, people who ride public transportation can save, on average, more than $9,700 <br />per year, based on today’s gas prices, the cost of owning a car and the average unreserved <br />parking rate; and <br /> <br />Whereas, for every $1 invested in public transportation, $4 is generated in economic <br />returns; and <br /> <br />Whereas, U.S. public transportation usage reduces the country’s carbon footprint by 37 <br />million metric tons – which is the equivalent to New York City; Washington, DC; Atlanta; <br />Denver; and Los Angeles combined electrical usage; and <br /> <br />Whereas, the U.S. public transportation usage saves 4.2 billion gallons of fuel annually; <br />and <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br /> <br />