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NW <br />CITY COUNCIL <br />TOWN OF IDS ALTOS HILLS <br />26379 Freront Road <br />Los Altos Hills, California <br />MINUTES OF AN ADJOURNED REGULAR =ING <br />Tuesday, May 19, 1981 <br />cc: Reel 129, Tr. II, SidejI, 160 -end <br />Mayor Proft called the Adjourned Regular Meeting of the City Council to order at <br />7:40 p.m. in the Oounoil Chambers of Town Hall. <br />A. ROIL CALL AND PLEDGE OF AIIEGIANCE• <br />Present: Mayor Proft, Councilmembers Hillestad, McReynolds, Nystrom & Perkins <br />Absent: None <br />Staff: City Manager Robert Crowe and Deputy City Clerk Pat DuA <br />Press: Leslie Conley, Peninsula Times Tribune; Florence Pallakoff, Ins <br />Altos Town Crier; Theresa Allen, San Jose M:-rcury <br />` B. PUBISC SAFETY REPORT: <br />�I Council discussed approaching the subject of public safety in the following <br />manner: 1) acceptance of the feasibility sturdy; 2) identification of problems <br />in both the areas of police and fire; 3) applicability of report as it relates <br />to solving these problems; and 4) public input. <br />n)TION SEOoNDED AND CARRIED: Moved by R-illestad, seconded by Nystrom and passed <br />unanimously to to accept the Public Safety Department Feasibility Study as prepared <br />by Robert Dennett of Rohnert Park. <br />The following problens were identified concerning both the areas of police and <br />fire: contract negotiations, finances, control and level of service. McReynolds <br />noted that the issue had been under study for some time and suggested public input <br />might be valuable at this time. <br />Robert Cheney, 10737 Magdalena, cert ented that police coverage for the Town could <br />be improved but felt that fire coverage was good. He further noted that the report <br />was, in his opinion, good for a feasibility study and that the matter of finances <br />was the biggest problem. <br />Muriel Sclmidt, 10971 Ter Way, Ins Altos and Walter Schulze, 25259 la Irma Drive, <br />not <br />Yow tke terrain of Ins Altos Hills was much different than that of Pohnert <br />Park. They further questioned haw much of the department would be volunteer and <br />how effectively could the volunteer group be controlled ? <br />