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Councilman McGibbon reported on the different changes which were recommended <br />for the police dept. Chief of Police Holmquist asked that these recommendat- <br />ions be held up until the next meeting. <br />There being no further business the meeting adjourned.. <br />City Clerk <br />May 69 1947 <br />Mayor <br />The Council met in regular session with Mayor.Fourtner presiding. The roll <br />call showed all councilmen present. The Rater Collectors and Treasurers <br />reports were read. & motion was made by McGibbon and seconded bit UZgellr <br />that the.bille which were approved by the finance committee be allowed and <br />warrants drawn on the proper funds. Motion carried. A motion was made <br />by Councilman MoGinness and seconded by councilman Waggoner that the bill <br />from Crescent Laundry, which they.elaim for damages caused by dirty water <br />be referred to the water committee. Motion carried. <br />Captain Peabody came before the Council in regards to the lease for the Ferry <br />dock. He is still of the opinion that the.raise to $400 a year.is to high <br />compared to what other cities are paying. Councilman Siefert suggests that <br />this be taken under advisement. A motion was made by Councilmen McGibbon <br />and seconded by Councilman Maxwell that this matter be tabled for further <br />consideration. Motion carried. <br />Resolution of Intention No. 119'eame up for hearing.. A large crowd of people <br />came before the council protesting against this improvement. Four petitions <br />with signatures of the property owners were read. A motion was made by <br />Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman Clausen that this improve- <br />ment be dropped. A roll call vote showed all oouncilmen voting yes except <br />Councilman Siefert who voted no. Councilman Maxwell suggested that <br />anyone wanting improvements to present a,petition to the Council. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by.Couneilman Tucker <br />that the Water Supt. be authorized to purchase two fire hydrants. Motion <br />carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Tucker and seconded by Councilman Wag oner <br />that the petoentagebto be retained on improvements be reduced from 30 to <br />15/. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Tucker and seconded by Councilman McGibbon <br />that the date for the opening of bids for the Maple Street Sewer be set : <br />for May 27. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made.by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Maxwell <br />that the hearing for 1. I. D. 59 be set for June 17,,,the Clerk was instructed <br />to have the notice of hearing of the assessment roll published in the paper <br />May .15 and 22. Motion carried. <br />A petition was read from property owners .to vacate twenty .feet on the east <br />end of Block 35. A motion was made by Co`uneilman Waggoner and seconded by <br />Councilman McGinness that this be referred to the Street committee.and the <br />City Engineer to investigate this matter and report to the Council.- Carried. <br />It was brought before the Council thatt rumors going around the City about <br />slaughtering and processing of horses., A motion was made by Councilman <br />McGibbon and seconded by Councilman,Waggoner that tthis Company be notified <br />by the Clerk., to come before the council with their plans of what they are <br />going to process.onMttioaabarried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman McGibbon <br />that°the Attorney be instructed to draw up an Ordinance prohibiting the <br />sale and shooting of fire crackers in the City. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Maxwell <br />that the sprinkling rate and time be the same as last year. Motion carried <br />One bid was received from Hugh G. Purcell Co., for 2600 feet of 6rsoastoiron <br />pipe at $N30 per foot, and 2000 feet 41neh pipp at 85 'cents per foot , <br />f. o. b. Edmonds subject to increase decrease in prices, with delivery <br />in 25 months. A motion. was made by Councilman Tucker and seconded by <br />Councilman Maxwell that this bid be accepted and to included 1000 feet of <br />galvanized pipp instead of cast iron pipe. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Tucker <br />that the tapping fee.for inch meter be rassed from 30 to ,$60. Motion carried. <br />6 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />i <br />L <br />1 <br />