<br />REGULAR MEETING August 9, 1971
<br />REGULAR MEETING August 9, 1971
<br />Be it remembered that the Common Council of the City of South Bend, Indiana, met in the Council
<br />Chambers in the County -City Building on Monday, August 9, 1971, at 8:00 P.M., with eight members
<br />present, one member absent. The meeting was called to order by the Council President Robert O.
<br />Laven. The invocation was given by Reverend Charles W. Cook, St. Paul's Memorial United
<br />Methodist Church, 1001 W. Colfax Avenue, South Bend, Indiana
<br />ROLL CALL
<br />PRESENT: Councilmen Laven, Allen, Reinke, Craven, Grounds, Szymkowiak, Palmer
<br />and Zielinski.
<br />ABSENT: Councilman Wise
<br />RESOLVE INTO THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
<br />Council President Laven entertained a motion to resolve the Council into the Committee of the
<br />Whole on the state of the City to consider the items listed on the agenda for the consideration
<br />of the Committee of the Whole. Councilman Craven so moved and Councilman Janet Allen seconded
<br />the motion. Motion carried. Time 8:06 P.M.
<br />COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
<br />Be it remembered that the Common Council of the City of South Bend, Indiana, met in the Committee
<br />of the Whole in the Council Chambers of the County -City Building on Monday, August 9, 1971 at
<br />8:07 P.M., eight members present, one member absent. The meeting was called to order by Chair-
<br />man William W. Grounds who presided.
<br />AN ORDINANCE FOR AN ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION IN THE AMOUNT
<br />OF $35,000.00 FROM THE.GENERAL FUND TO THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNTS
<br />IN THE MUNICIPAL SERVICES FACILITY BUDGET: U -321, "GASOLINE ",
<br />$14,000.00; U -252, "REPAIRS OF EgUIPMENT ", $5,000.00; U -324,
<br />"OTHER GARAGE AND MOTOR SUPPLIES, $8,000.00; AND U -43,
<br />"REPAIR PARTS ", $8,000.00, ALL BEING WITHIN THE GENERAL FUND.
<br />This being the time heretofore set for public hearing on the above ordinance,
<br />Mr. Richard J. Duck of the Municipal Services Facility Department spoke on the ordinance stating
<br />that there had been an increase in the costs of all parts and repairs since 1970, and also an
<br />increase in the size of the City's fleet of vehicles. Miss Virginia Guthrie, Executive Secretary
<br />of the Civic Planning Association, inquired as to whether.there was enough money within the de-
<br />partmental budget, including the above transfer of funds, to cover costs of necessary parts - - -.
<br />and repairs. She further stated she had many inquiries from .local citizens concerning the high
<br />rate of accidents to police cars and asked for explanation of what was being done to reduce these
<br />accidents. City Engineer Lloyd Taylor replied that statistically it is not as bad as it appears
<br />and there is an extensive campaign presently in force to reduce accidents and promote safety
<br />within the Police Department. He felt the matter was under control, with no recent accidents.
<br />There being no further questions from the audience or Council, Councilman Zielinski made a motion
<br />that this ordinance go to Council as favorable and was seconded by Councilman Palmer. Motion
<br />There being no further business to be considered before the Committee of the Whole, Chairman
<br />Grounds entertained a motion to rise and report to the Council. Councilm ,Craven so mo ed,
<br />seconded by Councilman Janet Allen. Motion carrie Time 8:21 P.M.
<br />ATTEST APPROVE
<br />REGULAR MEETING - RECONVENED
<br />Be it remembered that the Common Council of the City of South Bend, Indiana, reconvened in the
<br />Council Chambers in the County -City Building on Monday, August 9, 1971 at 8 :22 P.M. The meeting
<br />was called to order by Council President Laven who presided.
<br />REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON MINUTES
<br />Your Committee on the inspection and supervision of the minutes would respectfully report that
<br />they have inspected the minutes of the July 26, 1971 regular meeting of the Council and found
<br />them correct. They therefore recommend that the same be approved.
<br />/s/ Robert O. Laven
<br />s Janet S. Allen
<br />s Albert E. Palmer
<br />There being no objections, the report was accepted as read and placed on file.
<br />CITIZENS REQUESTS - MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS
<br />REPORT FROM AREA PLAN COMMISSION
<br />A report relating to zoning property adjacent to Twyckenham and Edison Road was read by the
<br />Clerk, as follows: