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HomeMy Public PortalAbout19580709CCMeeting151 There being no further business, Council adjourned, subject to the call of the Chairman. / Clerk of Council Mayor Savannah Beach, Tybee Island, Ga. July 9, 1958. The regular meeting of Town Council was held today at 8 P.M. in the Council Room and was attended by Mayor Brown, who presided, and Councilmen Peters, Hutton, Waters, Meddin, Lovell, Hosti, Town Attorney Solms, Jr., Supt. Reed, Chief MCA Cutchen, W. R. Goodson, O.J. Mullinix, Jr.,Mrs. C.Z. Morgan,. Miss Elise Glatigny and George Spirides. Mr. Goodson presented a petition containing a number of names requesting the Town to provide an athletic director and an assistant to be paid for out of town funds and requested that 5 per cent of the budget be set aside for this purpose effective for the fiscal year of 1958. The Mayot asked if this meant that his group felt that this would mean an increase in taxes he stated that it did not but feels that ample money is in the budget to take care of it. The Mayor asked him where he expected to get it from the budget, he suggested cutting off the clerk's assistant and also the librarian in the library. The Mayor advised Mr, Goodson that Coun- cil would take it under advisement. He was excused. Miss Glatigny requested that the Town return to her Sections 2,4,6,8 & 10 of sub. of Beach Lots 8 & 9, Ward 1. This was property which was sold for non- payment of taxes in 1944 and was bid in by the Town. She was asked what she wanted with the lots and stated that she wanted to build on some of them. Mr. Solms stated that he would have to check on the matter and would advise relative to it, the Mayor informed Miss Glatigny that they would take the matter under con- sideration and she was excused. Mr. Millininx appearing for Johnny Spahos, operator of Tybrisa Pavilion, protest- ing against the amount of license placed on the Arcade and stated'that the 1956 license for operating the Arcade was $250.00 whereas in 1958 it had been increased to $750.00. He stated that the pin bill machines were taken out prior to June ,Oth as they were unprofitable and now there is only the amusement games and he "felt that $750.00 was exorbitant. Mr. Millininx was excused. After discussing the matter it was moved, seconded and passed that the Arcade license charge be re- duced to $500.00 with a maximum of forty (40) machines and for each machine over an additional license of $10.00 would be charged. Mrs. Morgan requested permission to erect a small sign on Fifteenth Street and Butler Avenue on property owned by her. She stated that one of the supports holding the sign was on the street. The Mayor informed Mrs. Morgan that Council would advise her of their action and she was excused. after discussing the matter Council decided that permission to erect a sign be granted, if the sign had been erected before permission had been granted that it be moved from the town property. 152 Mr. Spirides protested against the noise made by a ride known as the "Rocket'', he stated that it was causing him to lose guests. Chief McCutchen informed Council that he required the operator of this ride to put a muffler on the gasoline engine which operated it which has reduced the noise considerably and he said that he had notified him also to keep the noise down and not to operate the motor. Mr. Spirides was ex- cused. Superintendent Reed called attention to three buildings on the corner of Jones lvenue and Sixteenth Street being on one tap. The matter was referred to Councilman Hosti., Chief McCutchen reporting on dogs stated that they were building a wire cage to im- pound dogs that ten people had been bitten recently over a s6ven day period. Referred to Councilman waters. Councilman Peters asked what was the situation about pin ball machine licenses. It was decided that all should be paid by Thursday Evening. The Mayor asked what was the status of the Dual parking meters recently received, Chief McCutchen stated that they were not up to par that he had ten installed and had trouble with all of them. Councilman t:aters requested the Chief to give him the Names of those people who were bitten by dogs. The Mayor instructed the Chief to take six of the used meters to the City of Savannah and have them checked. He also instructed the Chief to put of three in the parking area so that Council could Oheck them, the Chief stated thet he would put up five this coming weekend. It was moved, seconded and passed that bills for General Government for the month of June amounting to $3,087.00 and for the Water Department amounting to $832.95 be paid. Councilman Hutton stated that the Fire Department needs six lengths (300 feet) of fire hose to cost about $570.00. It was moved, seconded and passed that the hose be pur- chased. Councilman Ureters informed Council that an application to sell beer in the town limits _ at Lazaretto Creek as presented to him by Sam Davies who operates a fishing camp at that point, and he recommended that it be denied. It-was moved, seconded and passed that the action of the police Comn'ttee be approved. The Mayor asked what was to be done about the Recreational Commission. It was moved, seconded and passed that it would be taken under advisement. It was moved, seconded and passed that the request of Miss Elise Glatigny to redeem Sections 2,4,6,8 and 10 of beach Lots 8 & 9, ward 1, be denied. It was moved, seconded and passed that 1958 taxes for improvements on Lot 13 8, Ward 3 in the name of Mrs. Fannie Goring, be cancelled. The petition of the Coastal Oil Company to be relieved of the 1958 license fee of Fifty ($50.00) Dollars Was denied. Mrs. Louise W. Shulman, owner of -Lots 343 -344, ?I :ard 4, protested against the owners of Lot #342, A.C.Strickland, using their garage for storage of various articles. It was the opinion of Council that since the zoning ordinance was not violated that her peti- tion be denied.