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City Treasurer Womer stated.the.Street, Park and Library funds would be short <br />$3000 this year. He stated there would not be sufficient tax money to take <br />care of these items, although they were in the budget. A motion was made <br />by Councilman Siefert and seconded by councilman McGinness that this matter <br />be turned over to the finance committee for an investigation. Motion eafried. <br />Earl Joplin asked for permission to -.ay ,asphalt pavement in front of a <br />delicatessen and Grocery store, on fifth avenue south. A motion w4s made by <br />councilman Waggoner and seconded by,councilman McGinness that he be given <br />permission to make these improvements providing curb and gutter are put in <br />under the supervision of the engineer. Motion did not aarry. A motion <br />: was made by Councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that he be <br />given -permission to 3a:vetWithsabphtlt. Motion carried. <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />'Cleve Little reported a drainange condition from Strance property, which was <br />running into. the city park. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker that an interest bearing warrant be <br />drawn on the general fund to take care of the expense of the park until tax <br />money comes in. <br />A letter was read from Mr. Lovett in which he states he was assessed for <br />property he does not own. The attorney advised the Treasurer that he has a <br />legal right to make the segregation of the property which has been sold. <br />Mr. Lovett was advised to get statements from the County Auditor for the <br />property which was sold. <br />There being no further business the meeting adjourned. <br />The Council met in"regular session with Mayor <br />call showed the following councilmen present <br />Clausen, Maxwell.*"-' . <br />FeLaruary 17, 1948 <br /> presiding. The roll <br />Me7,ibbon, Tucker, McGinness, <br />The Treasurers report was read. A motion was made by councilman McGibbon <br />and seconded by Coinoilman Maxwell that the Bill of Paul Stalhamer for <br />labor on the water, for $88 be allowed. Motion carried. <br />A letter which was addressed to Attorney Aziderson from the State Finance <br />Committee ´┐Żasrre4d. This letter is in regards to the balance of money left <br />over from -the Dayton Street sewer outfall.. It'states that the Council may <br />submit plans, specifications and estimates for a new project and if approved <br />authority will be granted to transfer the unexpended balance to the new <br />project. <br />A letter was read from the State Highway Department in which they state <br />that their 1948 program does not provide for any work within the city limits <br />of Edmonds. <br />Councilman McGibbon reported that the Safety committee met with the Fire <br />committee and several things were discussed. They suggested the installing <br />of five new hydrants and the lowering of two hydrants. they also suggested <br />that the hydrants be painted.once a year and the area around them to. be <br />kept clear of brush. Also a,different sirene was discussed. A motion was <br />made by Councilman Tucker and seconded by Councilman Maxwell that five <br />hydrants of appropriate size$ be ordered. motion carried. <br />Attorney Hunter reported he had not heard from the State in regards to the <br />lease which he applied for. <br />It was reported that the School Supt. Mr. Hill would like to have something <br />done about the dogs which gather around the schools,. A motion w4s made by <br />Councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman McGinness that this be re- <br />ferred tbethe safety committee for a report. Motion carried. <br />A letter was read from Paul McGibbon in regards to the dumping of garbage <br />in the sound near the park area, which gives the beach an unsanitary appear- <br />ance. <br />There being no further business the meeting adjourned. <br />Z <br />Mayor <br />