January 26, 1943.
<br />The Council.me.t in,regular.session with Mayor Fourtner presiding. The roll
<br />call showed the.following Councilmen present, Chandler., Roscoe, W.-C. Hansen,
<br />Hansen and Clausen.
<br />The Treasurers.report.was read and ordered fil;Ywh
<br />A Claim for. Damages .against the City of.Edmondichwas caused from the
<br />breaking of.a cover of a water meter box., located in front of the Gateway
<br />Cafe was referred to the City Attorney. Claim was filed by Abraham Bedier,
<br />of Alderwood Manor.
<br />A letter received from the Division of Municipal Corporations, was read.'
<br />Chapter.115, Laws of 1941 provides in part as follows: "*****and each city
<br />councilman may.be paid for attending council, meetings in amount not exceed-
<br />ing �.5.00 per meeting, and for not more than'two meetings per month, as the
<br />city council may fix by ordinance.' An ordinance providing compensation
<br />for city Councilmen under the above quoted statue must be passed before the
<br />election"of any officers mentioned in the ordinance. We are of the opinion
<br />that city councilmen who were elected subsequent to the passage of the budget
<br />ordinance providing salaries for city councilmen, are entitled to those salaries
<br />A letter from-R. M. Wade & Company on the purchase of a new pump and equip-
<br />ment was referred to the water committee.
<br />A report read.by councilman Clausen from the State department of Health,
<br />showed that the water from the'.well of the City of Edmonds to conform with
<br />the standards for purity.
<br />A motion was moved and seconded that the City give Pointer Williamette Co.
<br />permission to close Yost Admiral Way from Dayton Street South to 10184.82.5
<br />to provide a road to take place of Yost Admiral way, subject to the approval
<br />of our City Attorney. Motion Carried.
<br />A motion was moved and seconded that Pointer Williamette Co. be permitted to
<br />erect temporary.gates across Yost Admiral Way at the foot of Dayton street
<br />and,1018+82.5. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was moved and seconded that the City Attorney be instructed to draw
<br />up an emergency Ordinance for the erection of an Observation Tower at the
<br />Northeast corner of third and main streets at a'cos.t of �350 for labor and
<br />material, and to provide for maintenance for this year. Motion carried.
<br />Mr. Pointer of Pointer Williamette Co. offered his equipment to help move
<br />the tower now located atothe Ferry Dock so the post may be but3^in operation
<br />until the new post is erected. He also offered some lumber and windows for
<br />the erection of the new tower.
<br />Dewey Leyda also volunterred to do the eiedtgic wiring for the new obser-
<br />vation post.
<br />There being no further business ohemotion the meeting adjouned.
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<br />Assis ant City 'lerk
<br />February 2, 1943.
<br />The Council met in regular.session with Mayor blourtner presiding. The roll
<br />call showed the following Councilmen present, Chandler, Roscoe, Hansen, Jones,
<br />Savage, Hansen and Clausen.
<br />The !plater collectors and Treasurers reports were read ,and ordered filled.
<br />A Motion was moved and seconded the following bills which were approved by
<br />the finance committee be allowed. Motion carfied.
<br />Puget S. P & Light Co., lights---. 3.50 Crow Hardware, supplies park--- 2.11
<br />M. C. Engels, oil for fursaee---- 34.76 Puget S. P & Light Co, lights-- 1.19
<br />Puget Sound News., books---------- 14.06 Louis Valois, labor------------ 40.50
<br />National Geographic So, year sub. 3.50-03.-B.:oRge, Labor--------------- 9.00
<br />Tribune Review, cards------------ 9.22.2uget Sound P & Light Co ------- 101.00
<br />Leyda Electric & Radio, repair of Roy H Degneau, paint & labor--- 7.90
<br />stop light Switch-------------- 2.32 Crow Hardware, supplies-------- 3.01
<br />P. S. P. & Light Co, hall lights 2.80 Snohomish Road District, County
<br />Ed. Telephone Co, phone calls--- 2.40 grader----------------------- 28.00
<br />Tribune Review, election ballots 14.73 Yost Auto Co, gas & repair of
<br />Mrs. D. M. Parker, cleaning hall 5.00 grader---------------------- 49.36
<br />Leyda Electric & Radio, repair of
<br />Siren------------------------ 4.64