<br /> .
<br /> Council Chamber
<br /> Eugene, Oregon
<br /> June 26, 1972 ,
<br />. Adjourned meeting of the Common Council of the city of Eugene, Oregon - adjourned from the meet-
<br /> ing of June 15, 1972 - was called to order by His Honor Mayor Lester E. Anderson at 7:30 p.m.
<br /> on June 26, 1972 in the Council Chamber with the following councilmen present: Mr. Mohr (arrived
<br /> later), Mrs. Beal, Messrs. McDonald, Teague, Williams, Hershner, Mrs. 9ampbell, and Mr. Bradshaw.
<br /> I - Procla~ation - Canvassing votes cast June 20, 1972 in election to exceed 6%,limft~tion
<br /> by $2,775,494 was read. The vote was For 3,007; Against 5,083:' -
<br /> Mrs. Beal moved seconded by Mr. McDonald to 'accept the proclamation. Motion carried
<br /> unanimously.
<br /> II - Public Hearings
<br /> A. 1972-73 Budget - Total budget of $21,005,713 was submitted, calling for tax levey of
<br /> $7,500,084, requiring $2,775,494 outside the 6% limitation. Manager said a meeting
<br /> of the Budget Committee has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 27, to review and make
<br /> decisions on how to balance the budget.
<br /> [n answer to Michael Sprague, 662~ East 14th Avenue, Manager said the fire budget
<br /> increased about $206,000 and the police, about $249,000 more:-than the 1971-72 budget.
<br /> The increases are due to various items, one of which is negotiated salary increase.
<br /> Mayor Anderson reminded Mr. Sprague that the purpose of the hearing was to present
<br />. testimony or comments on the budget, and that answers to specific items of the budget
<br /> should have been obtained prior to the meeting. Mr. Sprague said the process does not
<br /> serve the people, and left the meeting.
<br /> There being no further comments, the hearing was closed.
<br /> B. Liquor License Applications - New
<br /> 1. Grogg Shop, 1677 Coburg Road - Robert C. Beckley (RMBC)
<br /> Staff has no reason for recommending denial. Local OLCC investigation indicates
<br /> that of 18 neighbors contacted with regard to the Grogg Shop location, 13 objected.
<br /> Jerry Vinson of Willakenzie Market, 1645 Coburg Road; Burl Edwards, owner of beauty
<br /> shop at 1677 Coburg Road; Harold Olsen, 1690 Coburg Road; Robert Baker, 129 Roundup
<br /> Drive; Jim Vanderplaat, director of the Medical Diet Service at 1677 Coburg Road;
<br /> and Paul Bendix, owner of apartments at_l600 Adkins Street opposed the establishment
<br /> I of a tavern at 1677 Coburg Road. Their objections were based on insufficient park-
<br /> ing space and traffic congestion, further cleanup problems in the parking lots, compe-
<br /> tition to established market, considerable number of residents in the area opposed
<br /> I ,to its location, proximity of open campus high school, Willakenzie area long con-
<br /> sidered "bedroom" area of City and tavern location would n'ot be a compatible use, noise
<br /> and drunkenness creating disturbances for nearby apartment dwellers, and possibility
<br />. of careless driving by those leaving the tavern.
<br /> Mrs. Beal moved seconded by Mr. Teague to recommend to the OLCC that this
<br /> license not be granted.
<br /> I Mrs. Campbell asked whether this testimony will be available to the OLCC. Manager
<br /> replied that although there is a time lag in preparation of the minutes of this meet-
<br /> ing, they will be available if they are wanted.
<br /> Vote was taken on the motion as stated, and motion carried unanimously.
<br /> 2. Riviera Tavern, 99 River Avenue - John T. Langan'RMBC)
<br /> Staff has no reason for recommending denial. Local OLCC investigation indicates that
<br /> of 12 neighbors contacted with regard to its location, 9 objected.
<br /> John T. Langan ,applicant, said there is ample space provided for parking and that
<br /> there are not too many taverns in that area at the present time. He said he has had
<br /> no complaints from people living near another taVern which he operates.
<br /> John Bartels, owner of housing units across the street from the proposed tavern loca-
<br /> tion; Jeff Lynn, area supervisor for McDonalds' restaurants; and Marvin Cornutt,
<br /> 121 River Avenue objected to location of the tavern at 99 River Avenue on the basis
<br />. of its proximity 'to multiple-family housing where there are children and retired people
<br /> and to schools, possibility of brawls, feeling of its being 'detrimental to the image of
<br /> McDonald's restaurant which caters to three-to eight-year olds who bring their parents
<br /> out to eat, late hours, noise, and not compatible with that neighborhood.
<br /> Letter of protest was noted from Mrs. Russell Wilcox, 409 River Avenue, based on
<br /> proximity to schools, M~Do,pald's restaurant, and number of children in the area.
<br /> /g~ 6/26/72 - 1