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<br />Council Chamber <br />Eugene, Oregon <br />July 23, 1973 <br /> <br />411 Adjourned meeting of the Common Council of the city of Eugene, Oregon ~ adjourned from the <br />meeting held July 9, 1973 - was called to order by His Honor Mayor Lester E. Anderson at <br />7:30 p.m. on July 23, 1973 in the Council Chamber with the following councilmen present: <br />Mrs. Beal, Messrs. Williams, McDonald, Hershner, Mrs. Campbell, and Messrs~ Keller, Murray, <br />and Wood. ~ . <br /> <br />Council was reminded of International Co-operation Committee picnic honoring 12 Japanese <br />students and their sponsor on Tuesday, July 31, at 6:00 p.m. atSKinners Butte Park. <br /> <br />I - Proclamation, Canvass' of votes cast in Ju'ly 19', 1973- City election was presented and read <br />setting forth the following results: . ' <br /> <br />~. Tax Levy Outside 6% Limitation - $1,968,217 For 4,735 Against 4,540 <br />Charter Amendment re: Downtown Free Parking "5,467'" 3,824 <br />Tax Levy for Parking District - $129,250 "4,931" 4,307 <br /> <br />Mrs. Beal moved seconded by Mr. Williams to accept the procalamtion as presented. <br />Motion carried unanimously. ' <br /> <br />Mayor Anderson expressed appreciation to those citizens 'voting in favor of the measures <br />~ and to participants in activities encouraging a favorable vote - Budget Committee, <br />. Council members, and interested citizens~ <br /> <br />II - Public Hearings. <br />A. Revocable Permit, Watchman Trailer, 2nd and Lawrence (R. E.McGowan) <br />Staff has no obj ection to placement of a trailer for the purpose requested ; . 'However, <br />there are problems with failure to'comply with the Building Code with regard to im- <br />provements on the property.' Staffrecommehded 'approval of,the revocable permit for <br />trailer subject to compliance with the Building Code and issuance of certificate of <br />occupancy by the Building Department. <br /> <br />','.-Public hearing was held with no testimony presented. <br /> <br />Res.2204 - Granting revocable permit for watchman trailer at northwest corner <br />of ,2nd and Lawrence was submitted.- <br /> <br />I ' _.' ,Mrs.. Beal moved sec0nded by Mr.; Wi-lliamsto' ~d~'pt. t.he _r:.~csolutiorr subject to <br />compliance of 'improvements on the property with Building Code and issuanc~ <br />of certificate of occupancy by,the Building Department. Motion carried <br />-~,~, ,unanimously; , , , -" <br /> <br />" " <br /> <br />/. . B. Zone Change, C-l to RA, Echo Hollow between Concord and Knoop Avenue <br />41' Properties were described for which rezoning was initiated and recommended by the <br />Planning Commission subsequent to review of.the'Murphy rezoning request for multiple- <br />family 'zone,.in ,this ,area.., Planning Commission minutes. and staff notes were previously <br />distributed to Council, and Council members viewed the properties under consideration. <br />I ,Public hearing carried over' from July' 9;. 1973'Councildmeeting 'at the request of'"Bill <br />, DeZeeuw'-s attorneY: ,to give' .an' opportunity for review. Notices of hearing for that <br />,date were not received until the day of the hearing'. <br /> <br />Public hearing was opened. <br /> <br />Davfd James, attorney representing 'Mr. DeZeeuw, 'c:ta..lme'ci: s'uhstantia:i change'in the area <br />had not been shown to warrant rezoning the ~subject propert.ies for residential use. <br />,Nor, had the public need related to rezoning"been shown-. He noted the improvement of <br />Echo Hollow Road and other scheduled street-'improvements in the area which he felt <br />would decrease the value of these properties for residential use, at the same time <br />., . <br />increasing their value for commercial use. He maintained use of the properties for <br />commercial activities would serve the existing housing. Mr. James referred to testi- <br />mony in previous hearings which was not a matter bf record and which would show that <br />at t,he time o.f -the'Murphy rezoning people of ,the area were' -led to beLieve that that <br />rezoning would not effect ,a change to'residen'tial zoning' on their properties. He <br />/. added that purchasers of properties in that vicinity have the right to rely upon the <br />_zoning in existence at time of their purchases. ,He- u~ge~_derr~~l of request for RA zoning. <br /> <br />. 'I I \~. .1 . J ., . ..' _ _ <br /> <br />Henry ,Baitis, r.eal tor and owner of property at Marshal'l and- Echo Hollow, said his <br />property has been assessed according to commercial value, and that there is no instance <br />of any zone change to a lower use having been accomplished unless upon petition of the <br />owner:of the property.- He 'referred too to ,the impression'giv~n at time of the,Murphy <br />rezoning ,that it would, have no effect on 'other properties 'in th'e area. He wondered <br />what would keep the City from changing other 'unused 'commercial properties to residential <br /> <br /> <br />232. 7/23/73 - 1 <br />