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M~re~ 16th. 1§~1 <br /> <br />there were present: <br /> <br />At ~ called-meeting of the-City Couubil, h~ld on M~rch'16th, 1961, at 3:00 P'JM., <br /> <br /> R. Irvine Smith; Jack P. B~rnes; W.R. Breedlbve, W. T. Leary, R. B.: Seward, <br /> G~orge R.-Walker, H.' E; Weiseman, A~P. Johnson,Jr~; City Manager, and J.S. <br /> Livesay, Jr;, City Attorney. <br /> <br /> ........ ~ne meAting was opened'with~prayer by Mr; Weiseman. <br /> <br /> Th~'fOllowing' ceil'fOre'the m~e~ing was re~d: <br /> <br /> "Please attend-a Called meeting of the CityCouneil; in'the"C0Uncil' Ch~mbe~ at <br />3:00 P;M%,'on'Thursd~y,-March~16th;~lg.61,'and bet upon the publiC-transportation'problem in th~ City <br />of Portsmouth~ By Orde~ of"the'PreSident%' <br /> <br /> - '~ '~ ~"'~' ~ ·~ 61i~B~a Mr.~B~r~~ ~tate'd that 0r~e of the insurance companies ~e represents is <br /> carrying hospitalization insuranc~ on employees of the Co~muni.~ Motor Bus Company, and to a~oid a conflict of <br /> interests, he no longer represents theinsurance company handling these policies.' <br /> <br /> 61-77 - Motion of Mr. Breedlove tO consider the authorization of the execution <br /> of a contract with B,L. Barn~s, in the attached form, was adopted, and by the ~ollowing vote: <br /> Ayes: Smith, Barnes, Breedlove, Leafy, Seward, Walker, Weise~an Nays: None <br /> · Motion~of'Mr. Breediove thst-theCou~cil authorize the execution ef the contract <br />with B.L. Barnes, in the form presented~ consisting of tive pages,~- was adopted, and by the following vote: <br /> <br /> Ayes: Smith, Bar~es, Breedlove, Leery, ~Walker, Weiseman <br />Nays: SewzrdJ <br /> <br /> 6~-78 ~ Motion ~ef Mr. Weiseman to consider the adoption of a resolution notifying <br />t~e' Portsmouth Transit Company that its permit to'operate in'the City of Portsmouth is revoked as of 2:'00 P.M., <br />on Septembe~ 1st, '1961; was adopted, and by the following voze: <br /> <br />and by the"following vote: <br /> <br />Ayes~ ~mith, Barnes, ~Breedlove, ~eary, Seward, W~lker, Weiseman <br />Nays: None <br /> <br />Motion of~Lr. B~eedlove-~o adoPt'the following resolution, was adopted, <br /> <br /> "WHER~S, on March 31, .19Zi~, Portsmouth Transit Company was granted a <br />permit to operate intracity passenger bus~s in the City of Portsmouth pursuant to <br />Article II of Chapter 16'of the City Code; and ' <br /> WHEREAS, during recent'years, certain problems have arisen with <br />respect to the services rendered by said company, its demands for fare increases, <br />interpretation of applicable ordinanceS, and other matters too numerous to mention; <br />'and <br /> WHER~S, the City Code and the permit granted said company provide <br />for revocation without cause upon the giving of six months notice to said company. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of <br />Portsmouth, Virginia, that the permit granted Portsmouth Transit Company to operate <br />intracity buges pursuant ~o Article II of Chapter 16 of the City Code, dated March <br />S1, 1945, be a~d the same hereby is revoked from and after 2:00~A.M., Sunday, Septem- <br />ber 17, 1961 <br /> BE IT FIIRTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Resolutionbe <br />forwarded Dy the City Manager to'Portsmouth Transit Company and the Aetna Casualty <br />and Surety Company bY registered maiL" <br /> <br />Ayes: Smit~ Bar~es, Breedlove, Leery, Walker, Weiseman <br />Nays: Seward <br /> <br /> 61-79 - Motion of Mr. Weiseman to consider the following ordinance on first <br />reading, was adopted, without dissenting vote: <br /> <br />"AN ORDINANCE TOA~EN~CHAPTER 16 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF PORTSMOUTH, <br />VIRGINIA, 1951, AS A~ENDED, BY ADDING THERETO A NEW A~TICLE TO BE NUMBERED <br />ARTICLE V, CONSISTING OF SECTIONS16-58 ~o 16-66, INCLUSIVE, TO DEFINE <br />E~PLOYEE HAULERS, PROVIDE FOR ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF PUBLtC~E~E~EI <br />AND NECESSITY THERETO~ AND OTHERWISE REGULATE THE SA~E, AND PRESCRIBING <br />PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF" <br /> <br />follo~ng vote: <br />on March 21st, 1961, <br /> <br /> On motion of ~lr. Weiseman, said ordinance was approved on first reading, al~ithy~_th <br /> Ayes: Smith, Barnes, B~eedlove~ Leery, Seward, Walker, Weiseman <br /> Nays': None <br /> Motion of Mr. Weiseman that a meeting of the Council he called for 7:30 P.M., <br />to consider the adoption of said ordinance, was adopted, without dissenting vote. <br /> <br />On motion adjourned. <br /> <br />Approved - <br /> <br /> President. <br /> <br />City C ~lerk. <br /> <br /> <br />