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;January 16, 1951 <br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll call <br />showed the following councilmen present Vollan; Tucker, Tuson, McGinness, Engels, <br />Maxwell and Peterson. <br />The Treasurers report was -read. A report was 'read by the Clerk on the amounts <br />expended for the past year, from the different funds. <br />A motion was made by councilman Ma±iell and seconded by councilman Vollar_ that �p <br />Ordinance # 609, granting the Great Northern Railway Co., the right to construct / <br />and maintain and operate a tract over and across Dayton Street, be passed and <br />published. Motion carried. <br />The i,,ragter committee reported that the driller was still on the first test hole, and <br />the prospests of getting water is not too good. <br />A report from the safety committee showed the necessity of new streetsigns. A motion <br />was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Tucker that the Supt. purchase <br />not to exceed 50 signs. Motion carried.'. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Engels that Mr. <br />1°dall be paid for his vacation whicc he has coming;; as he is quitting the city employ. <br />Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Maxwell `that the <br />street committee recommends that the naming of the new streets in the City, resulting <br />through annexations or newly developed streets within the city, be in conformance <br />with existing system, whereby those streets running North and South are assigned <br />numbers and those' running East and West assigried*names, also the "same name and number <br />should apply on any one street, regardless of whether or not the entire street is <br />developed.' Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Maxwell that <br />house numbering be carried, through on an entiree street in the same sequence as originally <br />started on that street'or similarly located streets. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made bycouncilman McGinness and secondedby councilman Maxwell that in the <br />interest of encouraging street improvements, the specification regarding curbs and <br />gutters be amended to permit the use of a standard curb with eight inch gutter in the <br />residential areas only: Motion carried. <br />The following women were selected to serve on the election board for the coming city <br />election, Mrs. Daisy Hanse,n,Bert Evans, Charles Boshart and Mrs. Meyring. <br />Therebeing no further business I meeting adjourne . <br />City Cle rk Mayor <br />February. 6, 1951 <br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll call <br />showed the following councilmen present Vollan, Tucker, McGinness,I Engels, Maxwell and <br />Peterson. <br />The 111ater Collectors and Treasurers reportsv ere read. A motion was; made by councilman <br />Maxwell and seconded by councilman Engels that the bills which were approued by the <br />auditing committee be allowed and warrants bedraiiin on the propel funds., I'lotion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Peterson that a <br />resolution be passed to borrow 3 2000 from the Fire Reserve Fund which is to be paid <br />back from the Current Expense Fund yr200 per month. Motion carried. <br />A letter'was'read from Mrs Clara.Strance, chairman of the Library Board recommending <br />the reappointment of Francis E Anderson. This was made a motion by Councilman Tucker <br />and seconded by councilman McGinness. Motion carried. <br />Attorney Fiolte was asked to write Ablert Johnson in regards to the license for his <br />taxi cabs. <br />A letter was read.rom'A J. Armes in which he states he would like to purchase the <br />20 foot piece of property south of Howell way between third and fifth avenue. A motion <br />was made by councilman Tucker and seconded,by councilman Maxwellestablishing a. <br />minnimum sale price at one-half the purchase_ price `ti�SA4 rgAet. <br />A letter was read asking to have'Hemlock street between 8th and 9th avenues vacated. <br />This wasreferredto the, street committee. <br />