<br />STREET.USE PERMIT APPLICATION - MERLE STEINMAN - 174TH STREET R/W
<br />City Engineer Leif Larson explained that an applicaton had been submitted by Mr. Steinman for a
<br />driveway to his home off 174th. Engineer Larson stated that there would be study of alternate
<br />access, but he would -recommend approval of this application unless some other means can be found.
<br />He did note that he contemplated, recommending continuation for further study. Following some
<br />discussion, COUNCILMAN CARNS MADE A MOTION, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CLEMENT THAT THE APPLICATION
<br />FOR THE DRIVEWAY BE APPROVED ON CONDITION THAT THE PERMIT BE OF A TEMPORARY NATURE PENDING AN
<br />ALTERNATIVE ACCESS ROUTE DETERMINATION; GRANTING OF THE PERMIT WILL NOT ESTABLISH A GRADE FOR
<br />THE UNOPENED R/W OF 172ND ST. S.W.; EROSION AND DRAINAGE CONTROLS WILL BE PROVIDED; RESTORATION
<br />OF THE R/W WHICH WAS CLEARED AND GRADED WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION BY THE CITY WILL BE REQUIRED; THE
<br />270 FEET OF PRIVATE WATER SERVICE WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE PERMIT APPLICATION; UPON APPROVAL OF
<br />THE APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT, ADEQUATE PROVISION FOR INDEMNITY AND A PERMIT BOND WILL BE REQUIRED;
<br />AND ENGINEERING DRAWINGS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR REVIEW BY THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.
<br />Mr. Steinman then presented a petition signed by 13 neighbors in favor of his application for
<br />access plans. Mrs. Lewis, in the audience, said she questioned the signatures on Mr. Steinman's
<br />petition and was unhappy about the road ever having been put in. Mrs. Wilson, Measowdale Beach
<br />Road, said she would like not to have a temporary road allowed, because once in, it would stay.
<br />A gentleman in the audience asked council if according to law, could they stop a man from access
<br />to his property. Attorney Wallace answered that he abuts on city right-of-way that may never be
<br />opened. Mr. Crane, 68th, said the Planning Commission did not understand fully the problem at
<br />their hearing, and there are alternatives to the problem and engineering problems. He asked for
<br />no snap decision, to consider the alternatives. FOLLOWING THIS, VOTE WAS TAKEN ON THE MOTION
<br />MADE BY COUNCILMAN CARNS,'AND A ROLL CALL VOTE SHOWED IT FAILED TO CARRY, WITH ONLY CARNS AND
<br />ANDERSON VOTING IN FAVOR. A MOTION WAS THEN MADE BY COUNCILMAN GELLERT, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN
<br />CLEMENT TO SET THE ENTIRE QUESTION OF ACCESS TO THE MEADOWDALE AREA, INCLUDING THE PLANNING
<br />COMMISSION ACTION AND CITY ENGINEER FINDINGS FOR THE APRIL 20 COUNCIL AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED.
<br />Councilman Gellert asked that the residents of the area be notified.
<br />STREET USE PERMIT APPLICATION FOR PEOPLE'S NATIONAL BANK - SIGN OVER SIDEWALK
<br />Engineer Larson advised council that this replaced an,existing sign, but now required a street
<br />use permit. He recommended approval. IT WAS MOVED BY COUNCILMAN HERB, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN
<br />CARNS TO APPROVE THE STREET USE PERMIT APPLICATION OF THE PEOPLE'S NATIONAL BANK FOR THE SIGN
<br />OVER THE SIDEWALK. MOTION CARRIED WITH COUNCILMEN CLEMENT AND NORDQUIST VOTING AGAINST.
<br />SECOND READING PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO PARK BOARD ORDINANCE
<br />,MOTION:�,% Second reading was heard on the proposed amendment to the Park Board ordinance, and IT WAS MOVED
<br />BY COUNCILMAN CARNS, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN GELLERT TO PASS PROPOSED ORDINANCE #1830, EXPANDING
<br />THE REVIEW POWERS OF THE PARK AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD. MOTION CARRIED.
<br />PREPAYMENT ORDINANCE FOR LID 194
<br />MOTION: A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN CARNS,'SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST THAT PROPOSED ORDINANCE
<br />#1831 BE PASSED, PREPAYMENT ORDINANCE FOR LID 194 , AND THE MOTION CARRIED. Attorney Wallace
<br />then explained that council must set the interest rate for LID 194, and he suggested that 5 3/4%
<br />be the rate. COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CARNS TO SET THE INTEREST RATE
<br />RATE FOR LID 194 AT 5 3/4%, AND THE MOTION CARRIED.
<br />PROPOSED ORDINANCE RE/MOTOR VEHICLE' -EXCISE TAX
<br />Attorney John Wallace had sent a memo to Mayor and Council regarding the proposed transit tax
<br />ordinance, explaining that the legislature had authorized municipalities to levy and collect a
<br />special excise tax on motor vehicles for the cost of acquiring, equipping or operating a publicly
<br />owned mass transportation system and related facilities. The proposed ordinance would provide
<br />for the levying and utilization of a motor vihicle excise tax. A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN
<br />NORDQUIST'; SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CARNS THAT PROPOSED ORDINANCE #1832 BE PASSED, AND THE MOTION
<br />CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES
<br />A claim for damages was acknowledged from Mrs. J. S. Jeffrey, and the City Clerk reported that
<br />a copy had been sent to the insurance company.
<br />There was no further business to come before the council, and the meeting was adjourned at 11:40 P.M.
<br />IRENE VARNEY MORAN, Vty Clerk
<br />March 30, 1976
<br />ROLL CALL
<br />Work meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order by Mayor Pro Tem Robert A. Anderson
<br />at 7:30 P.M. in the Council Chambers of the Edmonds Civic Center. Mayor Harrison and Councilmen
<br />Gould, Clement and Gellert -had all given notice of their absence. Council members present were
<br />Nordquist, Carns and'Herb.
<br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES
<br />Minutes of the regular meeting of March 23 had been posted, mailed and distributed, and with no