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Apri1.15, 1947 <br />The Council met in regular session with Mayor Fouritn'er presiding the roll <br />call showed all ooundilmen present. <br />Resolution of Intention No. 118, for a sewer. along Front Street from -Bell' <br />Street south to oonneet to the Dayton'Stieet Trunk sewer, came up for -hearing. <br />A protest was read with.the signatures of all property owners against it, <br />beaause of the lack of State matching funds. Councilmen McGinness suggested <br />that any money left over from,the,Dayton Street Sewer Outfall be used for <br />the pumping system, so as to,reduce the cost of the improvement. A motion <br />was made by Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman Tucker that this <br />sewer improvement be laid over inde#inately and the property owners nay <br />submit a new petition if they wish. Passed by a unaminous voteof the Couhail. <br />Engineer Wolff stated that because of the sewer not going in, the beach pro- <br />bably couJId not be used for bathing. A motion was made by Councilman Me- <br />Ginnessaand seconded by Councilman Waggoner that the Sewer Committee and <br />Engineer investigate the pollution at that section of the beach. Motion <br />curried. <br />Ordinance No. 567 was read to the Council. An Ordinance providing for the <br />improvement of Fifth Street from the center line of Maple Street to the <br />center line of Dayton Street;.to improve Maple Street from the center line <br />of Fifth Street to the center line of Eleventh Street; to improve Alder'Street <br />from the center line of Ninth Street to the center line of Eleventh Street; <br />to improve Walnut Street from the center line of Ninth Street to the center <br />line of Eleventh Street; to improve Ninth Street from -the center line of <br />Walnut Street to the center line of Maple Street by the construction and <br />installation of a combination sanitary and storm sewer, together with the <br />necessary manholes, inlets and appurtenances and.sueh other work as may be <br />necessary to make a complete improvement, all in accordance with Resolution <br />No. 117 of the City of Edmonds; creating an Assessment District; creating a <br />Local Improvement District. Fund therefor, and providing that payment for <br />such. improvement be made by special assessment on said District under the <br />mode of payment by bonds. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Maxwell and seconded by McGinness that the <br />interest be changed to five per cent instead of six per cent. Motion- carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGinness and seconded by Maxwell that Ord. <br />No. 567 be adopted. Passed by a unaminous vote of the council.' <br />A petition was read for sewer, a larger water line, grading and a street <br />light for Sixth avenue North. A motion was made by councilman McGibbon and <br />seconded by Maxwell that the petition be referred 19 the Engineer. Motion <br />carried. <br />Mr. Franklin came before the council and,stated that he was not satisfied <br />with the curb that was made two inches higher than the sidewalk. This was <br />referred to the Street committee and the engineer for investigation. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by.Waggoner that•the'St. <br />Supt, be instructed to make the necessary repairs on the fountain irk front <br />of the Beeson building. Motion oarried. <br />A letter was read from the Puget Sound Navigation oo., in which they state <br />that they feel that the increase in rental to $400 per year is too high. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Waggoner and seoonded by Maxwell that the <br />Attorney write again to the Ferry Co., to notify them that the council will <br />accept a five year lease at $400 per year, and would like a reply by the next <br />council meeting, May 6. Motion carried. <br />Mayor Fourtner brought up the taking of the census in the city of Edmonds. <br />Councilman McGinness suggested asking the Chamber of Commerce in assisting <br />of this. A motion was made by Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman. <br />Clausen that the Mayor ask the Chamber of Commerce about taking the census. <br />Motion carried. a <br />A motion was made by Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Tucker that the <br />Clerk call for bids on the cast Iron pipe which was recommended by the Water <br />Superintendent. Motion carried. <br />Mayor Fourtner read a letter from the department of Taansportation and the <br />Great Northern Railway Co., in which they ask that parking on Main street <br />between the railroad tracks and tha west side of Virst Avenue be eliminated <br />on both.sides of the street, and the railroad Co., ask for an approach <br />warning sign to be placed on the east side of the tracks on Dayton Street. <br />The Clerk was asked to write a letter to both companies .zwttfYj:ng them that <br />the Council is taking this under advisement. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by McGinness that the <br />attorney be instructed to rebuild the'Ordinanee for installing of water meters <br />to a minnimum charge of $40 and outside the City to a minnimueof 0100. <br />A vote showed McGibbon yes, Tucker yes,'Waggoner no, Siefert yes, MCginness <br />yes, Maxwell No and Clausen yes. <br />