<br />May 27, 1947
<br />,The Council met fbr, the postponed meeting .wit}iliMayor Fourtner. presiding. The
<br />roll call showed the following councilman present McGibbon,.Siefert, McGinness,
<br />Clausen and Maxwell.
<br />The following bids were opened for the construction of the Maple street sewer,
<br />Stateside Construction eo.,$24,789.84, G.,S. Splaine, for.$30,065.89,
<br />Thorburn & Logozo, $27,851.26,. Valley Construction Co.,029,,559.00,
<br />Superior Construction Co., .$31,012..33, & Matt Malaspina & Co,, $34,110.01
<br />Engineer _Wolff recommended the. bid, be given to.the lowest bidder. A motion
<br />was made by Councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Siefert that the
<br />bid be awarded to the lowest bidder., Stateside.Construction co. Carried by
<br />a unaminous vote of the council..
<br />Water Supt. Ray MoZeever reported the need for more water, and that.the
<br />.second well, which was drilled.two yeare ago has considerable sand im it.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Siefert
<br />that the water committee and Engineer be given the authority to purchase any
<br />outlay for cleaning and developing the well. Motion carried.
<br />Mr. Mahoney came before the council and ask for permission to e 18fi'hdhes
<br />mfi :the street, in front of their building site., the. south and of Admiral way.
<br />A motion was -made by Councilman Clausen and seconded by Councilman McGibbon
<br />that they be given permission to t 18 inches off the street. Motion carried
<br />There being no urther business the meeting adjouaned.
<br />.City -Clerk Mayor
<br />June 3, 1947
<br />The Council met in regular.session with Mayor Vourtner presiding . The roll
<br />call showed all councilmen present. The water collectors and treasurers
<br />reports were read. A motion was made by Councilman Siefert and seconded by
<br />councilman McGibbon that the bills which were approved by the finance committee
<br />be allowed and warrants be drawn on the proper funds. Motion carried.
<br />A letter was read from the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce in regards to the
<br />ite-routing-_of the Ferry Traffic.. A motion was made by Councilman McGinness
<br />and seconded by councilman Siefert.that.a letter be written to them asking
<br />for facts and figures derived from the amount of business from the ferry traffic
<br />Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman -Tucker and seconded by Councilman Clausen
<br />that Ordinance No. 568 be adopted. A vote of the Council showed McGibbon yes,
<br />Tucker yes, Waggoner no, Siefert yes, McGinness no, Clausen yes and Maxwell no.
<br />A petition for a sewer.in Block 99 was read to the Council. A motion was
<br />made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Waggoner that this
<br />petition be turned over th the Engineer for checking of boundries and to
<br />the Attorney to make out a resolution of Intention.foMo.tion carried.
<br />In regards to the assessment of lots 1 and 2 in Block 120 the attorney
<br />suggested that the Council pass a resolution to prepare a Ordinance to have
<br />lots 1 and 2 stricken from the assessment roll and there be no lien against
<br />the property and the City pay 46.20 the amount of the assessment. Council-
<br />man McGinness mad<this a motion with a second by Councilman Maxwell. a vote
<br />o4 the Council showed all councilmen in favor.
<br />Ordinance No. 569 was read to the Council. An Ordinance relating to dis-
<br />charging, exploding, use, purchase, and sale of firecrackers, fireworks,
<br />and other powder exploxives, and providing a penalty for the violation thereof.
<br />The City of Edmonds does Ordain:
<br />Section 1: It shall be unlawful for any person to fire, discharge, explode,
<br />use, purchase, sell or offer for -sale any squib, firecracker, torpedo,
<br />dynamite cane of other fireworks or powder explosive containing black powder
<br />or chlorate of potash within the limits of the,City of Edmonds; provided,
<br />however, that theremay be public displays of fireworks for public purposes
<br />or public occasions under the joint supervision or control of the Fir% Chief
<br />and the Chief of Police.
<br />Section 2: Any person, firm or corppration convicted of.any violation of
<br />this Ordinance shall upon such conviction be punished by a fine of not to
<br />exceed Ten Dollars ($10.00) or by imprisonment in the City Jail of not to
<br />exee�ed ten (10) days or by both such fine and imprisonment.
<br />Section 3: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force and
<br />effect upon its passage and publication as provided by law.
<br />Passed: June 3, 1947
<br />Published:June 12, 1947 F. A. Pourtner
<br />Attest: Anita Gust, City Clerk Mayor