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March 7, 1950 <br />The Council met the regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll call <br />showed the following councilmen present Vollan Tucker, Waggoner, McGinness, Engels, <br />and Maxwell. <br />The water collectors report was read. <br />A letter was read from Cleve Little in which he submits his resignation as Chairman <br />of the Park Board. Mayor McGibbon stated that he accepts his resignation with regrets. <br />A motion was made by councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman McGinness that the <br />Clerk write a letter to Cleve Little expressing our appreciation for his faithful <br />service to the city of Edmonds. Motion carried. <br />A letter was referred to the street committee, from the P. U. D. in which they ask for <br />permission to put in light poles, which was made a motion by Councilman Tucker and seconded <br />by councilman Maxwell. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Waggoner and seconded by Councilman Engles, where necessary <br />10 cents per mile be allowed for City business: Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Maxwell and seconded by.Councilman Waggoner that the bills <br />which were approiaed by the Auditing Committee be allowed and warrants be drawn on the proper <br />funds. Motion carried. <br />Three bids were received for a pick-up truck. One from Edmonds Motor Co*"for $1459, less <br />100 allowance for the old truck, making total price of $1359.00, Hopper Chevrolet Co. bids <br />was 1518.75 less a trade in of 158.75, making a total prices of 1360. also a bid from Everett <br />truck Sales for a pick-up truck 1775. less trade in 151.75 making a total price of 1623.25. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Waggoner that these bids <br />be referred to the Street and,Water Committees for consideration and to report at the next <br />meeting. Motion carried. <br />This was the night set for the hearingon rezoning the Southwest corner of Fifth and Howell <br />way. Councilman Maxwell stated the widening of.'the Fifth Avenue should be taken under consideration. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by Councilman Vollan that this property <br />be rezoned from a residential zone to a commercial zone. I -lotion carried. <br />The petition of Philip Smart in°which he states he would like to purchase the West 15 feet <br />of lot 29 in Block 121 was read to the council. A motion was made by councilman Tucker and <br />seconded by councilman McGinness that the Clerk call°for bids, tirith the Council -reserving <br />the right to reject any or all bids. A roll call vote showed Vollan yes, Tucker yes, <br />Waggoner no, McGinness yes, Engels yes and Maxwell no. Motion carried. <br />Attorney Holte prepared a Resolution for the renaming of the Horth City limits Street <br />to Caspers Street. A motion was made by councilman Vollan and seconded by councilman <br />Waggoner to accept this Resolution of naming this Street Casper Street. Motion carried. <br />People living on Fourth Avenue South asks for a reconsideration of having the sub -station <br />on that street. Mr. Shaw outlined plans for the sub -station, he stated there would be <br />a cyclone fence around the property which would-be 8 feet high, also poles would be 50 <br />feet high with a lawn in front of the sub -station, he also stated they did not have another <br />site. A motion was made by councilman Tucker that we request the Power Co., to investigate <br />the availability of an alternate site and request them not to begin building and to meet <br />with the Council one week,from tonight. <br />A motion was made by councilman Engels that the Council reconsider the motion of last week approving t <br />the location of the sub -station. A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by <br />Councilman McGinness 'to re-open'and continue this matter at a special meeting. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Tucker that the P. U. D. <br />be requested not to proceed with their construction until after the next meeting. Motion carried. <br />(filled ° <br />Mr. Hall asked to have Third Avenue southAso people will not have to walk in the street. <br />Mayor McGibbon referred.this to the street committee. <br />Councilman Maxwell, chairman of the safety committee; recommended that the Attorney write <br />to the Army Req.:Y-Offj;gei�hat the City has no objection to their sign being placed on the <br />sidewalk, that we will not be responsible for any accidents accuring from same, this was <br />made a motion by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Waggoner. /lotion carried. <br />Mayor McGibbon appointed Clarence Hawkins for a relief patrolman two nights a week and he <br />be employed for other work th r t of the k, Counc' n Maxwell made a motion that <br />the appointment be confirmed; hcounc ianfVo anpsec noRe . Motion carried. <br />Mayor McGibbon recommended that the Police Judge use the City Hall for his work at night <br />and the former office of the Clerk be turned over to the police department. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Waggoner that the used desk <br />for the police department be purchased for $15. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Vollan that directional <br />signs to the City Hall be -painted. Moti on carried. <br />1 <br />1 <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman McGinness that the Park <br />