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A motion was made by Councilman MoGinness that the Park Committee give some <br />thought to the matter of cleaning up the beach at the foot of Dayton Street <br />and bring in a recommendation to the Council for improving the.property for <br />use as a bathing beach. Seconded by Councilman McGibbon. 1Iotion carried. <br />Mr. Meyring, representing the Lions Club, spoke in favor of a Stop & Go <br />light at Fifth and Main Street and moving the present traffic light from <br />fifth and Main.to Third and Main with red designation North and South and <br />amber designation east and west. A motion was made by Councilman Waggoner <br />and seconded by Tucker that the street committee investigate the matter and <br />also look into the matter whether any additi6nal or new.lights should be <br />installed and to determine the cost and submit a report to the council at - <br />its next regular meeting. Motion carried. <br />A request was made by representatives of•the Church at kifth and Dayton for <br />permission to close the side walk on the North side of Dayton Street from <br />Fifth street'to the alley west.. After some discussion it was decided the <br />plan. ,was not feasible. <br />There was some discussion! about the driveway recently put iV aoross the side- <br />walk just east of the Odd Fellows Building. A motion,was made by Councilma n <br />Waggoner and seconded by Maxwell that the construction of the.driveway be in- <br />vestigated by the City Engineer and if it was sound that the same did not con- <br />form to standard practice, the City Clerk notify the party who constructed <br />said driveway to make such changes in order to remedy the same so that it will <br />conform to standard practice and be in accordance with plans on file with the <br />City Engineer. Motion carried. <br />Councilman McGinness called for a report from the Chief of Police on the <br />number of arrests made during the past two months for speeding and reckless <br />driving, and for overtime and other parking regulations. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Siefert and seconded by McGinness that the <br />Mayor appoint a committee of three to look into the police problem, in regard <br />to the number of hours worked, the territory covered, eta., and bring in a <br />report to the council at its next meeting. Motion carried. Mayor Fourtner <br />appointed McGibbon, Maxwell and Waggoner on this committee. <br />A motion was made by Councilman.Siefert.and seconded by Tucker that the City <br />Clerk direct a letter to the State Highway Patrol at Olympia, asking that - <br />they use -eatery effort to continue the School Boy.Patrol. Motion c arried. <br />A motion was made by CouncilTueker authorizing the City Treasurer to invest <br />$10,000 of City funds in Govgrnment bonds. No second. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Siefert and seconded by Waggoner that the <br />City Clerk's,offic e and council. Chambers be redecorated and, an electric <br />exhaust fan be installed in the Council Chambers. Motion carried. <br />The Mayor appointed Paul McGibbon to the Library Board to fill the vacancy <br />due to the resignation of 0. N. Sorensen. Co e�Iman Tucker moved the app- <br />ointment be approved. Seconded by Councilman�.em otion carried. <br />Meeting adjourned by the Mayor to reconvene at 8 P. M. March 25, 1947. <br />Walt$r Clausen�q <br />lerk Pro tem. Mayor <br />.Match 25, 1947 <br />The Council met in special session with Mayor Pourtner presiding. The roll <br />call showed the following councilmen present McGibbon, Waggoner, Siefert, <br />McGinness Maxwell and Clausen. <br />Three bide were open`ed for the construction of the Dayton Outfall Sewer. <br />The -bid of Henry Finch for $19,335.60, with an alternate bid of 017_,715.'60. <br />A bid from Valley Construction oo. for $22,670.00, and a bid from the <br />Lambert Construction Co., for $13,,,53,7.80. A motion was madd by-Sounoilman <br />Siefert and seconded by MoGinn'e'ss that Lambert Construction Co, , be given <br />the contract with the understanding that the price of wrought Iron be,$24 <br />Motion carried by a unaminous vote of the Council. <br />There being no further business the meeting adjourned. <br />-city Cler. waybr <br />