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Board be authorized to beautify the ground in front of the Library building and to <br />dispose of the shrubs as they see fit. Motion carried. <br />Councilman 'fucker reported the Drilling Co. was down 85 feet with the new well in North <br />Edmonds. A motion was made by°c.ounci.lman Tucker and seconded by Councilman Maxwell that <br />the Attorney be instructed to re -open negiotations with the Yost Estate to purchase the <br />40 acre tract of land. Motion carried. <br />The request of Mr. Sommerseth for the disposing of water running on his peoperty, was <br />referred to the street committee. <br />There being no further business the meeting adjourned. <br />City Cl ehk Mayor <br />March 21, 1950 <br />-The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll call <br />showed the following cc uncilmen present Vollan, Tucker, Waggoner, McGinness Engels, <br />Maxwell and Savage. <br />A Motion was made by councilman Savage and seconded by Councilman Engels that the bills <br />which approved by the,.auditing committee be paid. Motion carried. <br />The Treasurers report was read. <br />the name of <br />A petition was read to the Council in which they adk to have First Avenue North changed <br />to "Sunset Avenue". This was referred to the Street Committee. <br />A letter was read from the-N. C. Jannsen Drilling Co., in which they ask for a extention <br />of time on the drilling of the well, until May 1.A motion was made by Councilman Tucker and <br />seconded by councilman McGinness that the time be extended until April 5. Motion carried. <br />Mayor McGibbon recommended that Mr. Willaims and Pakkala be notified by our Attorney that <br />condenmation proceedings are being started with a thirty day time limit. This was made a motion <br />by Councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman McGinness. Motion carried. <br />Mr. Steel General Supt. and Mr. Murray Manager of the P. U. D. came to the Council and <br />expalined to them and the people living on Fourth Avenue South the additional cost to the <br />Company and also the delay if their sub -station is put on another site in Edmonds. A <br />motion was made by Councilman 11.1aggoner and seconded by councilman Savage that the P. U. D. <br />be authorized to construct the sub -station on the property they own under the Building <br />Code, Section 11. Councilman Vollan made an amendment to the motion to postpone this hearing <br />one webk for a hearing on.a site at eighth and Walnut street, and a report from the P. U. D. <br />Councilman Waggoner recinded his motion and Savage his second. A motion was made by <br />Councilman Vollan and seconded by councilman Engels that a hearing be set for next week <br />for a sub -station to be placed at Eithth and Walnut. A vote showed Vollan yes, Tucker yes, <br />Vaaggoner no, McGinness no, Engles yes, Maxwell no, and Savage yes. <br />li ht <br />Permission was granted by the street committee to move one,- ole at 3rd L Howell way and <br />to set one new pole on Howell wa7., and to hold up the insi�alling of a pole on sprague St., <br />was made a motion by Councilman McGinness nd seconded byy councilman Maxwell. Motion carried. <br />C� id was received for the sale of the west 15� feet of lot 29 in Block 121, from P. M. <br />Smart for $250. A motion was made by Councilman M cGinness and seconded by councilman Savage <br />that we accept this bid. A vote showed Vollan yes, `?Tucker yes, McGinness yes, Engles 'Tes, <br />Maxwell no, and Savage yes. <br />Attorney Holte recommended. that the City take out a blanket policy for the protection of <br />our equipment, which was referred to the safety committee. <br />Mayor McGibbon recommended cashing of $305000 6f Water Bonds. A motion was made by Councilman <br />Tucker and seconded by councilman Vollan that the Treasurer cash in $30,000 of water Bonds <br />as of April 2. Motion carried. <br />Attorney Holte reported he had received a letter from the Yost Estate in regards to the <br />purchase of the 40 acres of property at a price of $;22,500 for the 40 acres and lots in <br />Block 38 and 39. It also states that we can pay for this over a period of twenty year <br />with interest at 41o. A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman <br />McGinness to referr this to the Finance Committee for a report at the next meeting. Motion <br />carried. ° <br />A motion was made by Councilman McGinness and seconded by Councilman Waggoner that the water committee <br />bring in recommendations for the revision of the water rates for industrial houses. Motion <br />carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by Councilman Engles that twe purchase <br />the New 1950 Ford truck from Edmonds Motor Co., for $1459, less $100 trade in on the old <br />Chevrolet truck. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Maxwell that the grade <br />established on Alder street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue be ad&pt,ed. Motion carried. <br />