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April 3, 1951 <br />The council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll <br />call.showed the following councilmen present Vollan, Tucker, Tuson, McGinness, <br />Engels and Maxwell. <br />A motion was made by councilman tucker and seconded by councilman Tuson that the <br />Finance committee bring in a report next meeting, with recommendations concerning <br />salaries and increased expenses and give methods most feasible for raising the <br />necessary money. Motion carried. <br />A recommendation from the Finance Committee was read to the Council, in which it <br />states they recommend that we offer for sale at par the bonds now held in the <br />Investment Account. A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by council- <br />man Maxwell that the bonds be sold at par plus accrued interest. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Tuson that the <br />request to connect to the sewer at Casper street -be referred to the Attorney and <br />street committee for action. Motion carried. <br />Mr. Marshall came before the council asking permission to extend the sewer 600-feet east <br />from Sixth.avenue on Glen Streef, with an eight inch sewer. A motion was made by <br />councilman 'Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that this be referred to the <br />sireet.committee. Motion carried. <br />Councilman McGinness tendered his resignation as councilman of Second ward. A <br />motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that we accept <br />his resignation with an appreciation from the council for his services for the past <br />four years.. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Tucker that the <br />Council accept the resignation of Ernie Vollan councilman at Large. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tuson and seconded by councilman Engels that the <br />Council nominate Ernie Vollan for councilman second ward to fill the unexpired term <br />of McGinness. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Engels and se conded by councilman Tuson that the <br />,Council nominate Vic Holmquist for Councilman at large to fill the unexpired term <br />of' Ernie Vollan. Motion carried. <br />Upon recommendation of the street committee a motion was made by councilman McGinness <br />and seconded by councilman Tuson that,the city accept the-20 foot strip of land lying <br />adjacent to Erben Drive between third and fifth avenue, and a 60 foot strip of land <br />from Erben.Dr ve to Ward Street (4th extended), with the understanding that the city <br />will grade 4th.through from Ward to Erben Drive and provide for the drainage of 4th <br />street only, and a letter be written to the Stranc6 s about the council action. <br />Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded key councilman Tuson that the <br />..request.to_lower the ditch on Casper street be referred to the Street committee. <br />Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Tuson that all <br />labor be raised to $1.37 per hour until further action. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that the <br />bills be allowed and warrants be.drawn on the proper funds with the exception of the <br />bill from the Superior construction company, which is to b e°held up until the <br />Engineer turns in his approval of the work. Motion carried. <br />A report from the water committee if we should dig another well at the steel tank area <br />it would cost us from $1600 to 1800 and we would probably get 75 gallon of water per <br />minute; if we got water from Alderwood water district we Will have to pay 250 per 100 <br />Cu. Ft., and we can have 150 gallon per minute for eight hours by filling up at night, <br />on a one year basis, or we Can devel.op"shell creek, which will mean laying of 400 feet <br />of pipe, chlorination and a roadway, with an estimated cost of $2000 plus engineering, <br />with the state allowing us to use the water for one year. A motion was made by councilman <br />Maxwell and seconded t)y councilman McGinness that we proceed with the shell creek de-kelopment <br />as outlined. An amendment to the -motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by <br />councilman Engels,'hat shell creek development take second place over a well. A vote onthe <br />amendment showed two yes and four nos. A vote on the motion showed it carried. <br />There being no further busines- the meeting adjourned. w <br />MY Clerk April 17, 1951 Mayor <br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll showed <br />the following councilmen present, Vollan, Tucker, Tuson, Maxwell and Engels present. <br />