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<br /> NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
<br /> I To the Members of ,the Common Council of the City of Eugene ~
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<br /> NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on this 15th day of December, 1941, the Mayor of Eugene ;:)1
<br /> hereby calls a meeting to be held at 7:30 o'clock P. M. in the Council Chambers ;i~:::::
<br /> of the City of Eugene for the following purposes: :c~,....,..
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<br /> For the purpose of passing an ordinance having to do with enforcing blackouts.
<br /> Also, to appoint new pol~cemen and firemen ,and such other business as may come up.
<br /> I Decembe-r 15, 1941 ' /s/ ELISHA lARGE
<br /> Eugene, ore~on Mayor *
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<br /> Council Chambers,Eugene, Oregon
<br /> December 15, 1941
<br /> All councilmen were present and the meeting was called to order by Mayor
<br /> Large.
<br /> Mayor Large explained that the meeting had ,been called for the adoption
<br /> 1 of three ordinances in regard ,to national defense and traffic regulations.
<br /> An ordinance relating to National defense, providing for observance of
<br /> blackouts or other restrictions imposed by' civil authorities or by the army or
<br /> navy of the United St8tes, providing for penalties for violation, and declaring
<br /> an emergency, had its first reading and under suspension. of the rules was read for
<br /> the second time. The Mayor called for objections and there being none, the
<br /> ordinance had its third reqding. On roll call all councilmen voted aye. Ordinance
<br /> 2 8704 was declared passed.
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<br /> An ordinance constituting and appointing the persons occupying the
<br /> positions of Chief, Assistant Chief and Captain of the Fire Department of the City
<br /> of Eugene, police officers of the City of Eugene, with authority to act as such
<br /> and waiving the proyisions of the Civil_Service examination, had its first reading
<br /> at this time and under suspension of the rules had its second reading. The Mayor
<br /> I called for objections and there being none, the ordinance was read for the third
<br /> time. Roll was called with all councilmen voting aye. Ordinance 8705 was declared
<br /> 3 ~ passed.
<br /> . An ordinance adopti~g by reference the provisions of the Uniform Traffic
<br /> Act being Sections 115-301" to 115-3,101 of Oregon Compiled Laws Annotated, as
<br /> amended by Oregon Laws, 1941 in so far as applicable in the City of Eugene, limit-
<br /> ing the penalty to the limitations of the Charter of the City of Eugene, and
<br /> declaring an emergency, had its first reeding and under sus pension of the rules,'
<br /> was read for the ,second time. The Mayor called for objections arid there being
<br /> none, the ordinance had its third reading. On roll call, all councilmen voted aye.
<br /> 4 ~dinance 8706 was declared passed.
<br /> Councilman Hawn stated it had been suggested that all of the councilmen
<br /> should be sworn in as Deputy Sheriffs to serve in case of an emergency. H,e stated
<br /> at the present time everyone was.:::part~cularly anxious tm,work as extra policemen
<br /> but that in the course of two or three months the excitement would wear off and
<br /> . many of them would not be available. He stated in event of an emergency, it would
<br /> be necessary to have all of the police officers that could be had. Councilman
<br /> Pennington pointed out that as a deputy sheriff the councilmen would not have' as
<br /> ,much authority as if they were sworn in by the Police Reserves. A motion by Brown-
<br /> son and seconded by Hawn that the Mayor and all of the councilmen should be deputiz d
<br /> 5"'L was carried.
<br /> Mayor Large said he wished to make the appointments for Policemen and Fire-
<br /> I men at th~s time as authorized at the last council meeting. He appointed for
<br /> Police officers, W. D. Crase and Neil F~ Ellis, to start work as of December 15th.
<br /> On motion made and seconded the appointment of these two officers was confirmed
<br /> by the council ahd their names ordered placed on the payroll. He then appointed
<br /> as firemen, Gordon R. Byerly~ Ray Hicks Jr., Alanzo W. Knotts, Loren A. Skirvin
<br /> and Kenneth H~ Schanno. All of these firemen to start work as of December 15th
<br /> except Mr. Schanno who would start work ~on January 1st. On motion made and seconde
<br /> the council confirmed the, appointmeiit'1-of"these firemen and their names were ordered
<br /> 6 ~placed on the payroll.
<br /> I Mayor Large said there was some controversy regarding Mr. Carley who was
<br /> 'taking the place 'of."Leonard Kearney, who was on leave of absenc e in the police
<br /> department and Mr. Cuddeback, who was taking the place of Robert Johnston, who was
<br /> on leave of absence in the fire department. The questi,on was should these two men
<br /> be continued as substitute-s or should they be placed on the permanent list and the
<br /> la ter men be classed as,,:..substi tutes. Councilman Brownson, Hawn, Stewart and Bond
<br /> all spoke in favor of put:t,i:ng Mr. Carley and Mr. Duddeback on the permanent list.
<br /> A motion was made by Bond,:and seconded by Stewart that if and when~.:Mr. Johnston
<br /> and Mr. Kearney should return for duty and it was necessary to remove anyone from
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