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4W <br />January 22, 1980 - continued • <br />MOTION: hearing was closed. COUNCILMAN KASPER MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN, TO ADOPT ORDINANCE <br />2114, PURSUANT TO P.C. RESOLUTION 639. MOTION CARRIED. <br />HEARING ON LIQUOR -LICENSE APPLICATION FOR DEPOT SPRINGS' <br />The hearing was.opened to the public. Tom Ostheller of 8211 Sierra Dr., one of-the,principals, had <br />signed the sign-up sheet to speak but he.said he had nothing to say and only signed on advisement in. <br />case he would want -to speak., No one else wished to speak, and the public hearing was closed. <br />MOTION: COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN, THAT THE MAYOR BE AUTHORIZED TO SEND A <br />LETTER TO THE LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD STATING THE CITY OF EDMONDS HAS .NO OBJECTION TO THE GRANTING OF A <br />CLASS "H" LIQUOR.LICENSE IN LIEU OF "BCEF" TO DEPOT SPRINGS. -MOTION CARRIED. <br />There was no further business to come before the Council, and the meeting adjourned to Executive <br />Session at 8:40 p.m. <br />IRENE VARNEY MORAN, Ci y- Jerk HARVE H. HA RISON, Mayor <br />January 29, 1980.- Work Meeting <br />The regular meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order at 8:05 p.m. by Mayor Harve <br />Harrison in the Council Chambers of the Edmonds Civic Center. All present joined in the flag salute. <br />PRESENT STAFF PRESENT <br />Harve Harrison, Mayor Charles Dibble, M.A.A. <br />Jo -Anne Childers Fred Herzberg, Public Works Director <br />Bill Kasper John LaTourelle, Planning Consultant <br />Katherine Allen Mary Lou Block, Acting Planning Division Manager <br />John Nordquist Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk <br />Ray Gould Jack Weinz, Fire Chief <br />Tom Carns Jim Jessel, Parks & Recreation Division Manager <br />Larry Naughten John Wallace, City Attorney <br />Jackie Parrett, Deputy City Clerk <br />City Attorney John Wallace administered the oath of office to Councilman Ray Gould who was reelected <br />to office in the November 6, 1979 election but had been out of town since the new term commenced in <br />early January. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />0 <br />MOTION: Items (E) and (F) were removed from'the Consent Agenda.. COUNCILMAN.CARNS'MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILWOMAN <br />ALLEN, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. The approved'items on the <br />Consent Agenda included the following: <br />-(A) Roll call. <br />(B) Approval of Minutes of January 22, 1980. <br />(C) Setting date of February 5, 1980 for hearing on liquor license application of Go N Joy <br />Foods No. 5. . <br />1. <br />(D) Report,on bids opened January 23, 1980 for 1980 displacement type.cold water meters, and <br />award to low'bidde,r,'Pacific Water Works Supply'Co., in the amount of $25,922.29, including <br />sales tax. <br />-(G) :Approval.of Street Use Permit for Bayside Refinishing, 410 Walnut St:' <br />PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADOPTING STATE STATUTE REGARDING DRUNK DRIVING [Item (E) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilman Gould had not been present when this proposed ordinance was discussed by the Council. He <br />felt the State law should be adopted as it was drafted and should not be modified in any way. He <br />felt it.had been drafted so as to be uniform throughout the state in its application and as to <br />penalty. Other Council members explained to him that they, also, had felt as he -did until Municipal <br />Court Judge Richard Thorpe had explained the rationale for giving the Court discretion to waive the <br />mandatory one -day jail sentence -under extraordinary circumstances.' Councilman Gould noted that <br />discretion is permitted if the penalty will cause physical or mental distress to.the offender, but <br />he did not find the terminology "extraordinary -circumstances" definitive enough to warrant dis- <br />cretion, and he did not feel the law should be diluted. He commented that in other countries where <br />the mandatory penalty is required the law has proven to be a deterrent to drunk driving,.and he felt <br />the people should know that they will serve the penalty if they take enough alcohol to lose control. <br />Councilwoman Allen felt that the proposed ordinance provided for a mandatory jail sentence, and she <br />asked -that the Council receive copies of any of the written judgments.that defer the sentence.. She <br />felt that -if the'Council- then disagreed -with the Judge's decisions or.felt he was too lenient, then <br />1 <br />
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