A motion was made by Savage and -seconded by Jones that the Street commission-
<br />er have signs painted on the City truck and the door of the Clerk's office.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />A letter was read.from.the.Department of Health which states that three things
<br />must be done before the,well.aite can be approved,. .(1) Installation of a
<br />drainage system of sufficient capacity to eliminate standing water on the
<br />property owned by the city. This should include a ditch at the west end -
<br />of the property to divert runoff from the adjacent recidences. (2) Raising
<br />of the area within 30 feet.of the well site to 2' or 31 above the present
<br />grade and establishing drainage away from this area. (3) Connection of the
<br />three unsewered residences west of the city's property to the city sewer
<br />sgrstem. It also states that there si no reason why the well drilling opera-
<br />tions should be delayed urtil.these improvements are made, it it is under-
<br />stood that the improvements must be'eompleted before the well can be approved
<br />for use.
<br />Engineer Sievers is to contact the Attorney about the extending of the sewer.
<br />A motion was made the Savage and seconded btr(.Chandler that the Street-Supt.
<br />have the grass cut on the city streets and pick it up if possible. Motion
<br />carried. -The superintendent was authorized to find out the cost to repair
<br />the W. P. A. truck.
<br />''There being no further business a motion was moved and seconded the meeting
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<br />June 20, 1944.
<br />The. Council met in regular session with Mayor Fourtner presiding. The roll
<br />call showed the following Coune•ilmen present,,, Chandler,, Roscoe, .McGibbon,
<br />Jones, Hansen.and Clausen. The minutes.of the following meeting•were read
<br />and approved.
<br />A motion was made by Ros,00e and seconded by,MoGibbon that the bill of Ray
<br />Mckeever for labor, §20'on the water and $72.on the, street funds, which
<br />were approved by the' finane e, committee be 'allowed. Motion carried.
<br />Ordinance No. 549 was read to the Couno.il. A motion was made the Chandler
<br />and seconded by McGibbon that Ordinance No, 549 be adopted and published.
<br />-The roll call showed Chandler yes'.iioaeoe yes,, McGibbon No., Jones yes,
<br />Hansen yes, and Clausen`'yes. Motion oarried.
<br />ORDINANCE NO ;649
<br />An Ordinance relating to,the construction and reconstruction of sidewalks
<br />in the City of Edmonds and providing for the payment therefor by the owners
<br />of abutting property.
<br />BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EDMOUDS:
<br />.Section 1: Definitions. The. term, "3tree.t1r. .as used ,in this Ordinance,
<br />shall Tno ud6� • oulev'arC; ..avenue.,. street, alley, way,. lane, s'qucre or place.
<br />The term "Sidewalk" shall include any,and all structures or forms of street
<br />improvement included in the space between the street margin and the road-
<br />Section 2: whenever a portion not longer than one block in length of any
<br />street in the City of Edmonds shall not be improved by the construction of
<br />a'sidewalk thereon, or the sidewalk thereon shall have become unfit,or,
<br />unsafe for purposes of public travel, and such street, adjacent to both .
<br />ends of said portion, shall be so improved and in good repair. and the City
<br />Couneil'of the City of Edmonds shall,be resolution find that the improve-
<br />ment of such portion of such Street by the construction or reconstruction
<br />of a sidewalk thereon is necessary for the public safety and convenience
<br />the dity, burden and expense of constructing or reconstructing such side-
<br />walk shall devolve upon the property directly abutting upon such portion;
<br />provided, that such abutting property shall not be charged with any costs
<br />of construction or reconstruction under this Ordinance in excess of Fifty
<br />per cent of the valuation of such abutting property, exclusive of improve-
<br />ments thereon,, according to the valuation last,placed upon it for purposes
<br />of general taxation.
<br />Section 3: Whenever the City Council of the City of Edmonds shall have
<br />adopted such Resolution it shall cause a notice to be served on the owner
<br />of the property directly sbutting on such portion of such street, instruct -
<br />said owner to construct or,recon struet a sidewalk, on such portion, in