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<br /> e M I NUT E S <br /> Eugene City Council <br /> Council Chamber--Eugene City Hall <br /> September 25, 1989 <br /> 7:30 p.m. <br /> COUNCILORS PRESENT: Ruth Bascom, Robert Bennett, Shawn Boles, Bobby Green, <br /> Freeman Holmer, Roger Rutan, Emily Schue. <br /> COUNCILORS ABSENT: Debra Ehrman. <br /> The meeting of the Eugene City Council was called to order by His Honor Mayor <br /> Jeff Mill er. <br /> I. CONSENT CALENDAR <br /> A. Approval of City Council Minutes of August 9, August 14, and <br /> September 11, 1989, Council Meetings <br /> e B. Findings and Recommendations of Hearings Official and Approval of <br /> Improvement Project (Alley between 7th and 8th avenues) (Job <br /> #2481) <br /> Ms. Bascom moved, seconded by Mr. Rutan, to approve the items <br /> on the City Council Consent Calendar. Roll call vote; the <br /> motion carried 7:0, with Mr. Boles abstaining from voting to <br /> approve the City Council meeting minutes of August 9 and <br /> August 14 because he was absent from the meetings. <br /> II. ORDINANCE CONCERNING PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE <br /> Assistant City Manager Dave Whitlow introduced the item. Tony Mounts, <br /> Finance Division, was present to answer additional questions regarding the <br /> information on the proposed ordinance that he presented to the council at its <br /> work session earlier in the evening. The City now has the opportunity to <br /> increase franchise fees from 3 percent to 5 percent of gross revenues at the <br /> midpoint of its 20-year franchise agreement with Pacific Northwest Natural <br /> Gas. This increase would reflect the growing cost of maintaining the public <br /> way and represents a return on the public investment in the infrastructure. <br /> It would provide approximately $100,000 in additional revenue in FY90. <br /> - MINUTES--Eugene City Council September 25, 1989 Page 1 <br />