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<br />J., ].963 re::;uL3T rr;ee t,in .
<br />was manager of thr, A',a!'tmc",:; ,::nd Vi'. ?aiJ.sy resides in a remote" area;
<br />that la:;t year th(" <;L.;3CC;S,flf?:O'~, en k e 7 apar::.r'lents was :-;;500; tha~ D.(~ had
<br />raised it to ;~150C, ch:lch 'il;::; ir El'::ccrdancC' 'dith a minimum value for
<br />any taxpayer on tic(" . ,:>63 n<Ll ',vhere) the <lSj(;ssor made tile a~~3eS5rEe::lt,
<br />that he believed thi:3 a f~l.r as:3e;:,3uent anJ r'ecornmended the petition
<br />be denied. The Board of :=quali~.3ation eXar1ilV~d the petition which set
<br />forth reason for r,?que:;t;ed reduction as beinL; that new furnis:1ings
<br />amounted to three l:Jcd~.url priced it,2uS and all items rapidly deteriora-
<br />ting and therefore believin~ thE increase from ~500. to $1500. irre~u-
<br />lar. Clmn. ivalker - J move that the petition be denied on the T:ara-
<br />thon Apartments. Seconded bv ~lmn. Vincent.. All in favor. Clmn.
<br />Stockard - I move the ]warinr>; be closeq.. Seconded by Clmn. Vincent.
<br />All ~'l favor.if:2C.~~
<br />July 2, 196:; reconveninG of July 1, 196.3 regular meeting:
<br />?olayor Pro-tern L:entmire called the regular meetine; to order at 8:20 pm,
<br />J1-11y 2, 1963. Roll was called and those present were hayor :lent-mire,
<br />Councilmen Erma :Jalker,ivilliam Vincent, Paul .3tockard; l'olayor .stockton,
<br />Clmn. Kirkpatrick and Drinkall being absent. City i,Tanager Harri:liln
<br />was present.
<br />Mayor Zentmire presented the Certificate of Appointment to the Council
<br />to Councilman Paul E. Stockard, who had received the Oath of Office
<br />on June 18, 1963 before members of the Council prior to inspection of
<br />the new water improvements.
<br />Item 2A - Minutes - Hyr. lentmire asked if there were any members
<br />who hd not read the minutes for June 3, 10, 17 and 26, 1963. Clmn.
<br />Walker advised she had read only through June 3, 1~?t)3. Clmn. Vincent
<br />- I would move the a roval of the minutes of the regular meeting of
<br />.June 3, J9 80 to ,0 inclusive jecon~od b9'6 Clmn. fap<er. ,
<br />All in favor. LAde , 1 :5 spec Q me e l,lng,
<br />Item 3A - No persons had reque~3ted t.o be heard by the Council.
<br />Item 4A - Public hearing regarding slae of certain City-owned real
<br />property - The City Eanae;er reviewed the requirement3 of the Ordinance
<br />regulating the sale of real property by the City and recited the de-
<br />tails z;iving evidence of the City's compliance with these requirements
<br />in connection with property now advertised for sale; that this public
<br />he<ring had oeen called for the regular meeting of July 1, lSl6.3 which
<br />could not convene for lack of a quorum and '.'125 postponed by t.hose
<br />members ,vho gathered on July 1, 1963, to this time, that he had re-
<br />ceived no written or verbal requests to be heard at this hearinz;. Eyr.
<br />Zentmire asked if there was anyone present \VDo wished to speak on tilis
<br />subject and there was no response. He then advised that there being
<br />nc further discussion desired on this matter t,hat he would note fer
<br />the record that a public hearing has been held on the sale of certain
<br />City-ovmed real property as presently being advertised for sealed bid.
<br />Item ~.B - Alaska Telephone Corporation request for ra~e increase -
<br />The Tflanager reviewed the several steps ,^Thich have been taken by ATe
<br />in pursuing their request for rate increase, including detailed pre-
<br />sentation by ATC at the March 7, 196) meetine (See p~. 314, 315 and
<br />316, Item 5H) and the study session presentation about a month ago
<br />of ATe certified audit, at which time the City asked t;o receive anS1i/erS
<br />to certain questions raised by the audit, and that vIe Ilave answers to
<br />some of these questions directly from the Corporation's auditors; also
<br />that ]ill'. Lauzon will be leaving due to t'.eal th and the Corporation is
<br />asking for Council consideration while te is still here.
<br />In answer to the Council's questions, Mr. Ball for ATe, advised that
<br />the cash depreciation money item on the audit was not placed in the
<br />bank but; has been pl()1iled back into the installation for ne'!T equipment,
<br />etc., and referred to the particular items showin~ where it was used
<br />last year within the City limits and advised that this was always the
<br />situation that it was used in the City or at least in the area; that
<br />for instance the 'tTorth of plant fi2:;ure \'Jas :.p87G2. sreater in 19,52 than
<br />1961, callin:; attention also that their cert.ified audi I:. had sho'r/n no
<br />discrepancies in the company audit of 1961.
<br />Mr. Ball noted that services to the outlyin~ areas do not directly
<br />concern this meeting, but would mention the~ as bein3 of beneficial
<br />nature to area and that they had been a part; of the use of the cash
<br />depreciation .last year - that about ~16,UOO had been spent in the
<br />area of Eile J -1/2,Nash Road Sm 11 B '
<br />ported thi c , ' ,a oai; Harbor, I'!OOS e Pas sand re-
<br />o program In detail. '