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THE CATALINA ISLANDER ORDFNANCE NO. 374 be provided with suitable bales .or ance is committed, continued or handles. -- permitted by such person and shall be punishable accordingly. Thursday, August 25, 19SS , ST, CATHERINE'S CHURCH Pastor, Fr. John J. Wehmhoefer Carryon Terrace Phone 192 Sunday Masses: .7, 10. 12:30, & 7 Week Day Mass. 8 a.m. Confessions Saturdays: 4:00 to 6:00 -- 7:30 to 9:00 Sacred Heart Novena every Friday Night at 7:30 AVALON COMMUNITY CHURCH (Congregational) Arthur W. Felkley, Minister Metropole & Beacon St. Phone 80 7:30 A.M. KBIG Broadcast 9:45 A.M. Church School 9:45 A.M. First Church Services 11:00 A.M. Morning Worship 6:30 P,M, Jhnior Hi Y.P.P.F. 7:30 P.M. Hi School Y.P,P.F. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Church Edifice 2W E. Whittley Sunday School 9:30 A, M. Sunday Services 11:00 A. M. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF AVALON REGULATING THE ACCUMULATION, COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE, RUBBISH, WASTE AND REFUSE. PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF AN D REPEALING ALL CON- F L I C T I N G ORDINANCES OR PART,~ THEREOF. The City Council of the City of Avalon. does hereby ordain as fol- lows: SECTION 1: For the purpose of this Ordinance, certain words and phrases are defined and certain pro- visions shall be construed as herein set forth, unless it is apparent from the context that a different meaning is intended. The inclusion of specific items in any definition shall not operate to exclude any other items of a similar nature. }~]~CTION 2: "Garbage" includes all i:h~onsumed animal and vege- table ffl~atter incident to the prepa- ration or handling of food. SECTION 3: "Rubbish" includes such combustible material as may be placed in a container which, when filled, will not exceed 75 pounds in weight, including dis- carded cloth or articles~ of clothing, papers, paper bags, treated or un- treated paper, cardboard, fiber or SECTION 13: Any establishment. where rubbish and waste accum- lates, shall have at least 2 additional containers, one for rubbish only and the other for waste only, which. when filled, shall each not exceed 75 pounds in weight. Such rubbish and waste containers need not have covers as provided for in Section 12 hereof, but shall be provided with bales or handles. SECTION 14: Any commercial establishment having a large num- ber of paste board or corrugated paper boxes, shall break them up and place them in the containers herein specified. SECTION 15: The City of A.valon will place at certain locations which they deem necessary trash contain- ers for the use of the general pub- lic. No person shall use such public trash containers for thb disposal of garbage as defined in this ordin- ance. No person having the control of garbage, rubbish of waste con- tainers shall place the same outside for dollection "more than 12 hours prior to the day of collection. Im- mediately after collection each said container shall be removed from the street or alley or public way and placed back on the premises of the owner or person having charge thereof. SECTION 16:.All premises having garbage, except those dispensing wooden cartons, containers or boxes, food commercially, shall have gar- Wednesday Evening Meetings 8:00 straw, sawdust, shavings, and pack- bage drained and wrapped prior to The public is cordially invited to ing material, placing same in its container. In no attend these services. SEVENTH DAY &DVENTIST 9:30 A. M. Saturday Sabbath School, Whitney Chapel of the Community Church In addition to the penalties here- inabove provided, any condition caused or permitted to exist in vio- lation of any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be, by the City of Avalon, summarily abated as such. SECTION 20: This ordinance is hereby declared to be an urgency measure necessary for immediate preservation of the public peace, health and. safety and it shall take effect and be in force from and af- ter its passage as required by law. The following is a specific state- ment showing the urgency of this ordinance: Garbage and trash placed on the public ways in non-descript contain- ers is a menace to the public health. Garbage must be in proper containers as outlined in this ordin- ance. The foregoing ordinance was in- troduced at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City: of Avalon, held on the 18th day of Aug 1955, and was finally passed and adopted on the 18th day of Aug 1955, by the following vote. to Wit: A Y E S, COUNCILMEN: Lytle, McCullough, Porter, Scaramucci, and Mayor Cowell. NOES, COUNCILMEN: None ABSENT COUNCILMEN: None HARVEY H. COVVELL Mayor ATTEST: SECTION 4: "Waste" includes case may liquids be placed in the FERN WHELAN such non-combustable materials asgarbage cans. Establishments dis. City Clerk may be placed in a container which, pensmg food commercially need not (SEAL) when filled, will not exceed 75 wrap the garbage but must line pounds in weight, including tin cans, their garbage cans with paper. All God shall judge the righteous and the wicked.---(Eccrlesiaates 3, 17.) Those who, by constant striv- ing and prayer, live in right- eousness, are rewarded--daily, hourly--with peace of soul and mind, through God's judgment. Those who deny God in their thoughts and acts cannot be lastingly happy, for in the deep of their hearts they can not I know peace. BFA~RE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNISt In the Matter of the Application of CATALINA ISLAND STEAMSHIP LINE, a corporation, bottles, crockery, ashes, metal, stone garbage cans must be kept in or glass containers or jars. clean and sanitary condition at a~l times. Payment for the services SECTION 5: "Refuse" is a gener- to be rendered by the City of Avalon al term, including both combustibleunder this Ordinance shall be made and non-combustible material which in the same manner as utility bills is not capable of being placed In are paid to the City of Avalon or i containers as mentioned in Sections its authorized agent. If payment for 3 and 4 hereof, these services is not made, the per- . 4' " " ' SECTION 6. Leavings m a son owing for said services and pay- general term and shall include gar- ing for the same, shall be subject to bage, rubbish, waste and refuse, the penal provision of this ordinance ORDINANCE NO. 373 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AVA- LON FIXING THE AMOUNT OF NECESSARY TAXES T O B E RAISED FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 1955 TO JUNE 30. 1956. The City Council of the City of Avalon does ordain as follows: SECTION 7: The accumulation and also the penalties provided for SECTION 1: That the City Court- and existence of leavings on any by the ordinance setting up the cil of the City of Avalon in the private premises or on, in or uponmanner of payment for utilitms. C unty of Los Angeles, State of any beach, street, or other public SECTION 17: The health officer California, does hereby fix the place within the City of Avalon is of the City of Avalon shall ha're the ~mount of,money at a sum of hereby declared to be a nuisance, right to inspect all containers used ($49,699.31)" Forty Nine Thousand, SECTION 8: No person shall for garbage, rubbish, waste, and Six Hundred Ninety Nine and throw, deposit or leave any leavings, refuse, as well as the premises in or, being in possession and control connection therewith, at any reason- of any leavings shall permit the same tb be thrown, deposited or left in or upon any street, public beach able time between the hours of 6:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. of any day, Cot the purpose of determining whether the terms and conditions of this or- dinance are being complied with. or other public place, or on the shore or in the waters of Avalon SECTION 18: All rubbish and waste must be placed in containers, as hereinabove specified. Refuse need not be plheed in containers. Any one pick-up of rubbish and waste and refuse over one cubic yard in size shall be deemed to be Bay, within the City of Avalon. SECTION 9: The City Manager, in addition to all other duties im- posed upon him by law, shall pre- vent~ the existence of any nuisance as declared by Section 7 of this or- dinance, and shall see that all lear- Thirty One Hundredths DollarS necessary to be raised by taxation upon the taxable property in said City of Avalon, for the current fis- cal year of 1955-56, and to pay the bonded and other indebtedness of of such municipal corporation. - SECTION 2: That the City Coun- cil of the City of Avalon in the County of Los Angeles, State "of California, does hereby fix the amount of money at a sum of ($2,438.78) Two Thousand Four For an Order Authorizing a suspen- SECTION 10: All premises within yard in content a| the time of any for the current fiscal year, 1955-56, Mort during the wlnter~onths of the'City of Avalon were leavings one pick-up shall be deemed to beSECTION 3: In accordance with ira Pa~nger and Freight Opera- accumulate shall have a leavings the responsibility of the owner or tions, App~on No. 37109, service as herein specified, and a occupant of the premises in ques-Section 36936.1 and 36937 of the charge therefor shall be Collected at tipn to remove at his own expenseGovernment Code, this Ordinance . NOTICE OF HEARING " such rates as may be established by in accordance with the regulations becomes effective immediately. of the Cit3} of Avalon. In no eventSECTION 4: This Ordinance shall NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the City Council of the City of Ava- shall any such excess rubbish, waste be printed and publislied once in the that the Public Utilities Commission lon. 'of the State of California has set SECTION 11. The City of Avalon or refuse be placed on any street, Catalina Islander, -a ne~/spaper alley or public way awaiting remov- printed, published and circulated in the hearing in the above entitled shall have full and complete author, al, without first having obtainedthe City of Avalon, and shall take . matter before 'Examiner Syphers ity as to the time .and method of for Wednesday, September 7, 1955 collection and disposal of leavings permission from the Cit3 of Avalon effect immediately. at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chain- in the City of Avalon. Except as to do so. The foregoing Ordinance was in- hers, City Hall, Avalon Californiaprovided in Section 18 of this Ordi- SECTION 19: It shall be unlawful troduced at a regular meeting of the at which time and place all inter-nance, no person, except the persons for any person to violate any pro- City Council of the City of Avalo~ ested parties may appearand be designated and appointed by the vision, or to fail to comply with any held on the 18th day of AugUst, heard. City Manager, shall haul, carry or of the requirements of this ordin- 1955, and was adopted on August BY ORDEt/t OF THE PUBLIC transport over, along or upon anyance. Any person violating any of18th, 1955 by said City Council by U~ILITIES COMMISSION. street of the City, any leavings, or the provisions or falling to comply the following vote: Dated at San Francisco, this 15thCollect, haul away or dispose of with any of the mandatory require- AYES: Councilmen Lytle, M~ day of August, 1955. such leavings in the City. ments of this ordinance shall be Cullough, Porter, Scaramucci R. J. Pajalich, Secretary Public SECTION t2: Every person own- guilty of a misdemeanor. Any per-Mayor Cowell. Utilities Commission of the Stateing or operating any dwelling, res- son convicted of a misdemeanor un- NOES: Councilmen None. of California. taurant, cafe, bar, hotel or business der the provisions of this ordinance, ~ establishment of any kind shall pro- shall be punishable by a fine of not ABSENT: Councilmen None OF LOCAL NOTE ' vide a container or containers suit- more than $300.00 or by imprison- The foregoing, Ordinance was able and adequate to keep garbagemerit in the (~ounty Jail for a period signed and approved by me this The Misses Mary Barry and Peg in between collection periods. Each not exceeding 6 months, or by both 18th day of August, 1955. O'Neill of Pasadena visited the container shall be water tight, with such fine and imprisonment. If such Mayor HARVEY H. COVv-EI-~ weekend here on beautiful Catalina, tight fitting lids, constructed of person shall be guilty of a separate A2~rEST: and were especially taken with the galvanized iron, not less than 5 gal- offense for each and every day dur- FERN WHELAN lons nor more than 30 gallons in ing any portion of which any viola. City Clerk ~ating and night life. they report- size. and each such container shall tion of any provision of this ordin- ~SEAL) Hundred Thirty Eight and Seventy ings accumulated in the City are excessive and an extra charge will Eight One Hundredths Dollars n c- promptly cpllected, hauled away and be made therefor, the amount to be essary to be raised by taxation disposed oq in an efficient manner set by the City Manager. Any rub-u~on the taxable proverty in Mu- and in the best sanitary method, bish, waste or refuse over one cubic n cipal Improvement bistrict No 1 "r