August 71 1945
<br />The Council met in regular session with
<br />Mayor iourtner presiding. The roll
<br />call shooed the following councilmen present Chandler, LcGibbon, Jones,
<br />Savage, Clausen and Hansen.
<br />The Treasurers and water collectors reports were read.A motion was made
<br />bills approv-
<br />by McGibbon and seconded by Hansen that
<br />the following which were
<br />ed by the finance committee be allowed and warrants be drawn on the proper
<br />funds. Carried.
<br />Joan Astell, labor, library------- 5.50
<br />Ray Lwaeever, labor --------- 65.00.
<br />Gertrude Williams., substitute----- 1.50
<br />Marckmann & Williams, pipe-890.90
<br />A. C. McClurg, books --------- =----21.14
<br />Midway Iron ;forks, blacksmith---
<br />P• S. Power & Light ----- ------ 7--- 1.00
<br />Ed. Woodfidld, labor a: t park-----16.00
<br />Reliable Hardware, supplies-15.92
<br />Clyde Bartlett, labor at park ----- 15.00
<br />Pacific Plater Works Supply--17.65
<br />Crow Hardware, supplies----------- .95.P.
<br />S. Power-x Light,power--185.65
<br />P. S. Power & Light--------------- 1.00
<br />Telephone Service, phone--- 2.60
<br />Ray Mcseever, labor on street ----- 29.20
<br />Trick & Murray, supplies---- 3.75
<br />Edmonds Lumber Co, gas for July --- 15.75
<br />Mrs. A. Parker, cleaning---- 5.00
<br />Hopper Chevrolet, gas for June----22.61
<br />George Jones, Garbage ,------10.00
<br />Yost Auto Co. supplies------------ .41
<br />Ray H. Doty, inspections---- 6.00
<br />Chas. R. Watts, stop signs -------- 14.21
<br />fire Dep rtment, one fire --- 30.00
<br />Qow Hardware, supplies----------- 1.03
<br />Yost Auto Co. 2 mos,.storagel9.10
<br />Reliable Hardware, supplies------- 4.33
<br />P. S. Power & Light ,-------------100.40
<br />A,motion was made by Chandler and seconded by Clausen that the Clerk pay
<br />the taxes amounting to $207.78 for lots
<br />24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 in Block 123.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Savage and seconded by Hansen that the Chief of Police
<br />be given the authority to purchase a sap, hand cuffs, gun and shell for the
<br />police department. Motion carried.
<br />1%jr..�oddard, a forman for the Railroad companyasked for permission to
<br />closed the Bell street crossing at the foot of Bell Street. a motion was
<br />made by Savage and seconded. by Hansen that the Council was in favor of
<br />the proposition. Motion carried.
<br />A' petition was read to the Council for treater with thirteen signers. The
<br />line -to run from Lur_ds corner South to the City limits of Iiinth street.
<br />Councilman Clausen stated that this petition should be given favorable
<br />consideration. It was suggested cutting the pressure of north Edmonds.
<br />A motion was made by Savage and seconded by McGibbon that the water Supt.
<br />purchase a gauge and take the pressure of the water along the line, and
<br />report at the next meeting of the Council, lotion carried.
<br />The question was brought up as to how the hater department would be able
<br />to finance a new water line in North Edmonds, which is in very bad condition.
<br />kttorney Anderson advised borroinring from the Current Expense 2und. A
<br />motion was made by Savage and seconded by Hansen that the Engineer give the
<br />Council an estimate of the cost for a pipe line for North Edmonds, Clausen
<br />made an amendment to the motion including the line from Lunds corner South to
<br />the City limits on ninth street. :lotion carried.
<br />Mr. Perrine .and.Usher.,..-representing-_the.otmerican Legion, came before the
<br />Council and asked for permission to place a.Service Plag on the City property
<br />near the Library building. 4 motion was made by Chandler and seconded by
<br />Savage that they be given permission to place this Service flag on the City
<br />property. Motion carried:
<br />Steve Naughten asked if anything had been done in regards to the bathing
<br />beach. Because of the break in the sewer,line.extending into the sound
<br />this was referred to the Street and Sewer Committee.
<br />James Astell reported that he had considerable.sand in the water.uwAlter
<br />some discussion the Council decided that the two wells at Uinth and Main
<br />street should be connected to the tank instead of pumping the water into the
<br />mains. A motion was made by McGibbon and seconded by Savage that we call
<br />for bids for 4 inch cast iron pipe after the engineer has made an estimate
<br />Motion carried.
<br />George Hicks reported that the County is going to surface oil Ninth Street
<br />from the Snohomish -king County line..to the City limits. He suggested having
<br />themeomplete the oiling to Main street, and the.City pay their cost inside
<br />the city limits. A motion was made by Chandler and seconded by Clausen' '
<br />that, the City pay our portion for this rogd improvement, providingvthe..
<br />C,ountywextend_ this' improvement to t7iOSnohom "sW County -line O Motion -carried.