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A report from the chairman of the water committee Tucker was given to the council <br />in which he has received a letter from the State Health Department stating the <br />the City can use the water from shell Creek for one year, samples of water must <br />besent in to their office twice monthly, and that we are to go ahead with the <br />development of this water through under ground source. He also stated the meter fees <br />should be raised to ap55 and $115, that the discount should be lowered to 25 $ and <br />the sprinkling rate should be 150 for this year.'. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Engels to change <br />the rebate from 50Z to 25$ for the two month period. A vote on the motion showed <br />two.yes and three no. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker that the 50¢ rebate be removed from the <br />water bills, with a second from Councilman Maxwell.. Motion'carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker andseconded by councilman M&—%nvell that the <br />meter installation rate be raised to 4y,55 in,the city limits and U15 outside the <br />city limits. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Engels that the <br />dprinkling rate be set for 150 per 100 Cu.. Ft. over the minimum of 800 Cu. Ft. <br />Motion carried. <br />The Clock showing 10:15 the m ting adjourned. <br />_ ga6te' <br />City Clerk Mayor <br />May 15, 1951 <br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll <br />call showed the following councilmen present,Tucker, Tuson, Vollan, Holmquist, <br />Engles and Maxwell. <br />Letters were read to the council asking:for the vacating of Tpnt�uAvbhuee$outh of <br />Sprague street to the alley, one from Union Oil Co., in regards to signs, one <br />from the Mayor of Everett in regards to Civil Defense, and Mayor McGibbon reported <br />that the P. U. D. is willing to pay a 1%,1.0,ccupatiom tax, these Vere ref(Frred <br />to the different committees for action. <br />Ittorney Holte reported that the Port District is willing to fix up 'the 'beach <br />property with tables for picnics also to take over the lease on the beach property <br />cat the North City limits. These were.referredto the park board for consideration. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that the <br />amendment to the code to discontinue giving the 500 discount and to raise the fee <br />for installing meters from 40 to '55 and from y'100 to ti'115 for outside the city, <br />be adopted and published. Motion.carried. <br />A motion was made b y'councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Tucker that <br />thefee of $35 be paid -for engineering of the Marshall sewer. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tuson and seconded by councilman Maxwell that the <br />petition for vacating Tenth Avenue south of Sprague street bedenied. Motion carried. <br />it was recommended by the streetcommittee that no further dirt be taken from A�cYeV <br />Alder street between fifth and sixth Avenue except by the City. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell -and seconded by councilman Engels that the <br />Attorney draw up anal ordinance prohibiting automatic cigarette machines in places where <br />minors are allowed. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Tucker that the City <br />co-operate with the county request on the per capita basis of 500 for civil'Defense.' <br />Motion carried. <br />A motion was. made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Holmquist that due <br />to, the high cost of living the two regular policemenwork the days of the relief patrol- <br />man and be paid for the extra time, not to exceed the amount budgeted. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that the <br />water Supt. and Asst. be paid $1.37 per hour for four hours Saturday and Sunday for <br />standby time, shared by.the two men) if he is capable, beginning May 1. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Tucker that a four inch <br />main be.installed when possible to do so, on Eighth avenue. between Bell and Edmonds Streets <br />no hydrant to be installed at.this time. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tucker and seconded by councilman Maxwell that the attorney <br />draw up an Ordinance in regards to the P. U. D. paying a c ' tion tax of 1% to the City. <br />Motion carried. <br />There being no if.raher business t meeting adjourn d. <br />City Clerk Mayor <br />r� <br />r_J <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />