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<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 <br />