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428 <br />He stated it is a light duty grader, about 1/3 the size of the usual grader. It is proposed to • <br />replace the 1965 maintainer they presently have. The present one is a high maintenance vehicle. <br />He stated the item has been placed in the budget and explained how it would be paid for. He - <br />requested authorization to call for bids. On questioning he gave figures projected to repair <br />the present maintainer, saying it needed tires at $1,100, work on the clutch at $475 to $500, <br />and that the engine was rebuilt in 1972 and was due to be replaced soon. Also, the frame has been <br />welded in many places. He said he would expect at least two bids, He said it was difficult to <br />compare to comething like a streetsweeper insofar as contracting for rental of one because it is <br />not used for one specific function. There was further discussion about costs and the Council <br />felt that because they were unfamiliar with the piece of equipment and because of the high cost <br />MOTION: of purchasing it they should have more information before making a commitment. THEREFORE, A MOTION <br />WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CLEMENT, TO POSTPONE .THIS ITEM FOR ONE <br />WEEK AND THAT PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISOR HERB GILBO PREPARE AN IN DEPTH PRESENTATION TO PRESENT TO <br />THE NEXT MEETING. MOTION CARRIED. <br />AUTHORIZATION TO CALL FOR BIDS FOR LIBRARY CARPETING <br />Librarian Kathy Turner reviewed this request to call for bids for approximately 425 square yards <br />of acrylic nylon or continuous filament nylon carpet for the Edmonds Library. She.stated this <br />has been budgeted for in the 1976 Library Fund. She stated the carpet pad had already been obtain - <br />MOTION: ed and -.was being stored. A MOTION WAS THEN MADE BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN <br />GOULD, THAT SINCE THIS HAD BEEN DISCUSSED AT BUDGET TIME APPROVAL BE GIVEN TO CALL FOR BIDS ON <br />THURSDAY, MAY 27, AT 2:00 P.M., FOR APPROXIMATELY 425 SQUARE YARDS OF ACRYLIC NYLON OR CONTINUOUS <br />FILAMENT NYLON CARPET FOR THE EDMONDS LIBRARY. MOTION CARRIED. <br />AUTHORIZATION TO CALL FOR BIDS FOR TALBOT ROAD RECREATIONAL WALKWAY AND BIKE PATH PROJECT <br />MOTION: City Engineer Leif Larson reviewed this item. A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, SECONDED <br />BY COUNCILMAN CARNS, TO CALL FOR BIDS FOR THE TALBOT ROAD RECREATIONAL WALKWAY AND BIKE PATH <br />PROJECT ON MAY 20, 1976. MOTION CARRIED. • <br />CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES <br />The Deputy City Clerk reported that a claim for damages had been received from Allen and Marlene <br />Weber in the amount of $21.06 and had been forwarded immediately to the insurance company. Council <br />acknowledged receipt ofthe claim. <br />There was no further business to come before the Council, and the meeting was adjourned at 10:00 P.M. <br />A <br />IRENE VARNEY MORAN, Citt Clerk H. H. HARRISON, Mayor <br />May 11, 1976 <br />ROLL CALL <br />The regular meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Mayor Harve <br />Harrison in the Council Chambers of the Edmonds Civic Center with all councilmen present except <br />Clement who had advised the Council he would not be present. <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br />Minutes of the regular meeting of May 4, 1976 had been posted, mailed and distributed., and with <br />no omissions or corrections they were approved as written. <br />COUNCIL PARTICIPATION • <br />Councilman Gellert inquired as -to whether the City was still getting an appraisal on Brookacres. <br />City Attorney Wallace replied it had been ordered about six months ago and he had run into the <br />appraiser about :three weeks ago and inquired about it and the appraiser said it was one he had <br />not gotten to yet. The appraisal was to include the Haines property and would cost about $400 <br />to $600. Councilman Gellert suggested canceling the appraisal regarding Broodacres since the <br />MOTION: property was no longer available. A MOTION WAS THEREFORE MADE BY COUNCILMAN CARNS, SECONDED BY <br />COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, TO CANCEL THE APPRAISAL FOR BROOKACRES. MOTION CARRIED. <br />Councilman Gellert stated he had had the opportunity to see some films taken based on the 201= Study <br />being done for the Kitsap Peninsula regarding the flow of sewage into Puget Sound. He said it had <br />been an interesting film and if the Council were interested in seeing it he could arrange for it <br />to be shown at a work meeting. The Council: -did express interest and Councilman Gellert will try <br />to.arrange it for the meeting of June 29 or another time if that date is not available. <br />The question came up as to whether a schedule had been set for the secondary sewer treatment public <br />hearing. City Engineer Leif Larson said it is being rescheduled, that the hearing will be to inform <br />the public as to what is being studied in connection with the 201 money for the City of Edmonds <br />and to solicit public input and as the study progresses there will be additional meetings. He <br />said we are doing flow studies and infiltration of sewage system studies. <br />Councilman Gellert brought up the Haines property appraisal again and suggested that it would .. <br />be appropriate to ask the appraiser to expedite the appraisal so it can be considered in the <br />park bond issue. <br />CORRESPONDENCE <br />A letter had -been received from Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Johnson, also signed by several of their neigh- <br />bors, regarding the truck traffic going from 196th Street into Edmonds and the accident on May 10 <br />when a truck lost its load. The letter asked for action as to rerouting heavy truck traffic. • <br />