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Aimotion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Siefert <br />the•-approval°of extra equipment for the police car. Motion carried. <br />A!motion was made by Councilman Tucker- and seconded by Councilman Siefert <br />that the council meetings close at 10;30. Motion carried. <br />There being no further business the meeting adjourned. <br />Mayor - <br />January 6, 1948 <br />The. Council met in regular session with Mayor Fourtner presiding. The -roll <br />041� showed all councilmen present. The tJater Collectors report was read. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Maxwell <br />that the bills which.were approved by the finance committee be allowed and <br />warrants be drawn on the proper funds, except the bills that are over the <br />budget allowance be held over until next month. Motion carried. <br />I <br />Two.bids were received for a dump truck for the street department. One <br />from Edmonds Motor Co., for $2374.14 and 2788.66, the bid from Hopper Chev. <br />co. 'for $27.83. �. . <br />A motion was made by Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman <br />that the bids be referred to the street committee for further investigation <br />and 'a report be made at the next meeting. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by.Councilman Clausen and seconded by Councilman McGibbon <br />that the Mayor'and Clerk be authorized to sign the contracts with.the. Puget <br />Sound Power & Light Co., for power for the pumps. Motion.c arried <br />A letter was read from frank 0. Sether, Asst. Commissioner of department <br />of Public Lands to Pointer Williamette 'requesting that a meeting be held <br />as soon as possible. A motion was made by Councilman McGinness and seconded <br />by C.ouncilman.Maxwell that Februrary 3rd be set for the hearing, and the <br />Department of Public Lands in Olympia, Pointer Wiliaamette.Co., The Chamber <br />of Commerce and Edmonds Port Association be notified of said ineeting. iviotion <br />carded. <br />A'letper was read from the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce requesting that the <br />Council cancel the removal order of the A?ointer Williamette dock, Council- <br />man IMcGinness read a letter .from the trustees of the Edmonds Chamber of <br />Commerce which was addressed to the Parr Board. in- regards to the dock, a <br />motion. was made by Councilman McGinness and seconded by Councilman Tucker <br />that this be referred to the Park committee for complete investigation and <br />to bring in a report to the Council. Motion carried. <br />Attorney Hunter prepared a quit -claim deed from.G. A. Carlstedt to the City <br />of Edmonds. Mayor Fourtner referred this to the street committee before we <br />accept it. Also. the attorney presented an application for the State Tide <br />Lands,, just North of the City 'limits. Mr. Hunter asked for more time to <br />prepared the Ordinance for the adopting the State Highway Code. He' also <br />presented an easement to the Great Northern Railway Co., to cross Dayton <br />Street with a pipe line. <br />A motion was made by Councilm�an Tucker that the matter of licensing pin -ball <br />machine be held over until the next meeting. Councilman McGibbon made an <br />amendment to the motion that no license be issued. Attorney Hunter stated <br />that as long as Ivbehave an ordinance covering the license of pin -ball <br />machine we would have to issue a license. <br />Councilman Maxwell reported that there was still a bad condition of water <br />on the Brackett property, and it was suggested a catch basin should be in- <br />stalled to take care of this, he also reported a had condition of garbage <br />not :being taken care of in this neighborhood.. l ayyor Fourtner referred this <br />to the street committee. Al motion was made by Councilman McGinness and <br />seconded by Councilman McGibbon that the street committee be .given the power <br />to correct this condition. Motionearried. <br />Mayor Fourtner appointed Earl Colter as Aset. Street Supt., d motion was <br />madeby Councilman McGibbon and seconded by Councilman Maxwell that the app- <br />ointment be confirmed. Motion carried. <br />Councilman McGibbon Chairman of the Safety committee stated the committee <br />held a meeting January 6, and recommended the follow' 1. � separation <br />be built in the police car, separating the driver compfrom the°rear <br />compartment, at an estimated cost of $75, 2, that a stretcher, first aid kit, <br />rope line, flares, flags, etc, be installed as equipment, 3. that public <br />liatilitya property damage, fire & theft insurance be carried on the police <br />cart but no collision insurance, on account of double rates are charged on <br />Police cars. <br />