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February 20, .1945 <br />The Council met in regular session. with Mayor Pourtner presiding. The roll <br />call showed the following councilmen present, Chandler, McGibbon, McDonell, <br />Jones, Savage, Hansen and Clausen. <br />A motion was made by Chandler and seconded by Hansen that -the bill fromtthe <br />Federal Pipe and Tank Co. for $3994.91, which is 85% of the contract for <br />the water tank and tower, be paid. Passed by a unaminous vote of the <br />Council. A motion was made by Clausen and seconded by McGibbon that the <br />bills for labor be paid Hay Mckeever $92 on the street and $4 on the water. <br />Motion carried. <br />A bid was read to the council fn regard to fixing First Avenue North, is as <br />follows; Ripping asphalt and ddzing to side, approximately 1000 feet on <br />Front Street and approximately 200 feet on adjoining street ------ $475, or <br />Ripping asphalt (located as aboveT and disposing with carryall Scraper <br />north of Crescent Laundry, between Front Street and Great Northern prop- <br />erty, as per conversation with Ray Doty ------ �675. A motion was made by <br />McGibbon and seconded by Hansen that this matter be tabled. McGibbon remark- <br />ed that this be made a post-war project. <br />A motion was made by Clausen and seconded by Jones that the street Superin- <br />tendent be authorized to purchase enough hot asphalt to make repairs 6f the <br />black top streets._ Motion carried. <br />Mr. Hall, Astell and Hicks, representing the Chamber of Commerce, came before <br />the Council in regards to the making containers for waste paper, to be <br />pliced on the streets between the schoolsand the bt.oa:eesswith several near <br />the stores. It was also -brought up to use only the garbage cans. After <br />some discussion a motion was made by Clausen and seconded by Savage that <br />this matter be referred to the street committee. The question was again <br />open fo"r di �;a s �11• Mr. Hall stated that the containers would cost around <br />4�1 or .�11150 ioe material to make them ,'that the High School Students <br />would make them. Councilmen Clausen and Savage recihded their motion. <br />A motion was. made by McGibbon and seconded° by 1,1l Donell that the school <br />authorities be authorized to build` 15' boxes and present the bill to the <br />City. Motion passed by a unaminous vote of the Council. A motion -%dras <br />made by McGibbon and seconded by Savage that the street superintendent <br />purchas'e the garbage cans. LIotion carried. <br />Water Superintendent R.H. Doty reported he had pulled the pump that is <br />known ss the Richmond Beach pump and had fnstalled the new shaft, and it <br />is pumping 60 gallons per'minute. <br />A motion was made by Savage and seconded by Chandler that a bond be purchased <br />for the policeman 7. B. 21ontgomery. .Jlotion carried. <br />A letter was read from the Railroad Company in which it states that the <br />Company had approved the signals at the two railroad crossings, and they <br />ask to have. -the restriction of�8 miles per hour in the City limits raised. <br />A motion, was made by Savage and seconded by McGibbon that a letter be <br />written, acknowledging this letter, adn state that the raising of this res- <br />triction would be considered when the signals had been installed. Motion <br />carried. <br />ORDINANCE NO 551. <br />An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 412 of the City of Edmonds entitled <br />"An Ordinance fixing and establishing the rates to be charged for water <br />furnished by the. Municipal Water System". <br />BE IT OiiDAII ED BY THE COUNCIL 02 THE CITY O ' EDMOi iS : <br />Section 1:_ That Section 1 of Ordinance TZo. 412 of the City of Edmonds be <br />amended. t o , read as follows: <br />"Sectionll: The rates for water supplied through meters are hereby fixed <br />as follows. <br />First <br />800 <br />Cubic <br />feet <br />or less used <br />each <br />month-------- <br />$2.00 <br />Next <br />500 <br />Cubic <br />feet, <br />per <br />hundred <br />cubic <br />feet-------- <br />.25 <br />Next <br />2300 <br />Cubic <br />feet., <br />per <br />hundred <br />cubic <br />feet-------- <br />.18 <br />Next <br />1500 <br />Cubic <br />meet, <br />per <br />hundred <br />cubic <br />feet-------- <br />.15 <br />Next <br />5000 <br />Cubic <br />meet, <br />per <br />hundred <br />cubic <br />feet-------- <br />.10 <br />All over 10,000 <br />Cubic <br />feet, <br />per hundred <br />cubic feet--- <br />.04 <br />The above specified minimum monthly charge of $2.00 shall apply to meters <br />of 3/4 inch size and smaller, <br />r'or one-irch meters the minimum monthly charge shall be $2.90. For 1-1/2 <br />and 2 inch meters the minimum monthly charge shall be �6.00. <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />A special lawn and garden sprinkling and irrigation rate shall be in force <br />