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Minutes of a Regular Meeting <br />June 18, 1997 <br />Town of Los Altos Hills <br />City Council Regular Meeting <br />Wednesday, June 18, 1997, 6:00 P.M. <br />Council Chambers, 26379 Fremont Road <br />1. CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE AND ROLL CALL <br />Mayor Hubbard called the Regular Meeting of the City to order at 6:00 p.m. in the <br />Council Chambers at Town Hall. <br />Present: Mayor Hubbard and Councilmembers Casey, Dauber, <br />Johnson and Siegel <br />Absent: None <br />Staff: City Manager/City Engineer Jeff Peterson, City Attorney <br />Sandy Sloan, Planning Director Curtis Williams, Public Works <br />Manager Jim Rasp, Finance Director Carol Ferrell and City Clerk <br />Pat Dowd <br />Press: Clyde Noel, Los Altos Town Crier <br />LA REORGANIZATION OF THE COUNCIL <br />MOTION SECONDED AND FAILED: Moved by Hubbard, seconded by Dauber and failed by <br />the following roll call vote to appoint Bob Johnson as Mayor. <br />AYES: Mayor Hubbard and Councilmember Dauber <br />NOES: Mayor Pro Tem Casey and Councilmember Siegel <br />ABSTAIN: Councilmember Johnson <br />Hubbard and Dauber stated that they recommended Johnson rather than Casey for Mayor <br />because they did not feel that Casey would appropriately represent the entire Council and its <br />decisions on issues. Siegel stated that there was a standard rotation schedule and the Council <br />should continue on that schedule for the good of the Town. Johnson appreciated that this was a <br />Council decision but he did not feel comfortable accepting the position of Mayor unless it was a <br />unanimous vote for him to do so. Casey stated that she was disappointed and saddened by some <br />of the comments made by her fellow Councilmembers. She believed she worked hard for the <br />Town and while she did support property rights, she also supported the goals of the Town and <br />the Town's General Plan. In her opinion this unprecedented act of not following the standard <br />rotation schedule for Mayor politicized the position of Mayor and made it a popularity contest. <br />If the rotation schedule was not going to be followed, the residents should vote for the Mayor. <br />MOTION SECONDED AND CARRIED: Moved by Siegel, seconded by Johnson and passed by <br />the following roll call vote to appoint Toni Casey as Mayor. <br />AYES: Mayor Pro Tem Casey and Councilmembers Johnson and Siegel <br />NOES: Mayor Hubbard and Councilmember Dauber <br />MOTION SECONDED AND CARRIED: Moved by Dauber, seconded by Casey and passed <br />kw <br />. unanimously to appoint Bob Johnson Mayor Pro Tem. <br />�r June 18, 1997 <br />Regular City Council Meeting <br />