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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMON COUNCIL

OF THE CITY OF EL MIRAGE

EL MIRAGE SENIOR CENTER

14010 N. EL MIRAGE RD

6:00 P.M. – TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 14, 2004

 

 

MINUTES.

 

CALL TO ORDER Mayor Robles called the meeting to order at 6:00pm.

 

ROLL CALL

Present were:  Mayor Robert Robles, Vice Mayor Michele Kern, Councilmembers Xavier G. Bedolla, Roy Delgado, Tensi Reed, Kathleen White, City Manager BJ Cornwall, Attorney Fredda Bisman, City Engineer/Operation Director Chris Young, Police Chief Dick Yost, Fire Chief Roy Levenda, Finance Director Diana Betancourt, City Clerk Edith Hoover

Absent was:  Councilmember Bruce Baker

 

SPECIAL AGENDA

Consideration and action regarding Resolution No. R04-09-52 declaring and adopting the results of the Special Election held on September 7, 2004.

Councilmember Delgado made a motion to approve; seconded by Councilmember White.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Kern, Reed, White

Nay:

Absent: Baker

                        Motion: Carried

 

Comments by Councilmember Bruce Baker.  Absent

 

Vice Mayor Kern presented Mayor Robles with a Certificate of Appreciation from the City.

 

Comments by Mayor Robert Robles.  See attachment

 

Presentation of the Oath of Office to Fred Waterman and Richard J. Monzon.

Edith Hoover, City Clerk gave each the Oath of Office.

 

Mayor Waterman thanked everyone for coming tonight, those who worked on his campaign and those who voted.  We need to grow together as one City without losing the individuality of the neighborhoods.  We need a government that will represent all residents and we will work toward that goal.  Thanked outgoing Mayor Robert Robles for the conversations and the gracious way he handled the election.

 

Councilmember Monzon thanked the Lord, his wife for helping him, and all the people who voted.  He feels the most important thing now is for us to work as a team, he can not work alone to represent and do jobs for you if you do not come back to him and work with him.

 

Mayor Waterman invited everyone to stay for refreshments.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Councilmember Delgado made a motion to adjourn at 6:15p.m.; seconded by Councilmember White.

 

VOTE:            Yea:    Bedolla, Delgado, Robles, Reed, Kern, White

Nay:               

Absent: Baker

                        Motion: Carried