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May 18, 1954 <br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The <br />roll call showed the following Councilmen present Talen, Kincaid, Maxwell, <br />Bishop and McGinnews. <br />A letter from Mayor McGibbon was read to the Council, in which he states, because <br />of the death of Mr. Womer, he has appointed A. P. Severson as City Treasurer, <br />until the next city, election. A motion was made by councilman -Maxwell and seconded <br />by councilman Bishop that the Council confirm this appointment. Motion carried. <br />A,motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman McGinness that <br />a letter be written to Mrs. Womer expressing I our appreciation for services rendered <br />by -Mr. Womer during his term of office. Motion carried. <br />A letter was read from the West Coast Telephone Co.., in regards to the removal of <br />telephone pole as requested. They state that this will be taken care of as soon as <br />possible. <br />A letter was read from M. L. Garnett asking to have their name taken IYom protest <br />for the proposed sewer. <br />A motion wags made by councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Maxwell that <br />Attorney Holte be instructed to take care of the obligation of Fred Renick, -,gaid <br />dAsiage`Wdas'==cAused{'by his 'cai'hitting our water truck. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Maxwell that <br />Mr. Middleton be granted permission to build his garage one foot from the property <br />line in the alley in block 76. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman McGinness and seconded by councilman Maxwell that <br />sa program be established to grade the unimproved streets twice a month. Motion <br />carried. <br />The Watereommittee recommended the installing of tacfour inch water main on B street <br />from. Pine to Fir street with a hydrant on Pine and one on Firstreet, this was made <br />a motion by councilman Maxwell with a.second from Councilman Talen. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Bishop and seconded by,councilman Talen-that our <br />sprinkling rate be the same as last year for four months. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell acid seconded by councilman Kincaid that <br />a chain link fence six feet high be installed at our concrete resouvoir at ninth <br />and main street, on the Main street side and Ninth avenue side, and a six foot <br />barbed wire fence be installed on the north side and west side, on our property <br />line, at an approx.-cost of $900, also the hatches must be locked. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Bishop that <br />the Engineer establish a monument at Ninth and Main street, in order to set the <br />property line at our concrete resouvoir, estimated cost of S30. Motion carried. <br />. F . <br />There bei no further business the meeting o e <br />City Clerk Mayor' <br />June 1, 1954 <br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor McGibbon presiding. The roll <br />call showed the following councilmen present, Tuson;-Talen, Kincaid, Maxwell, Bishop <br />nand McGinness. <br />The Water Collectors <br />eports were read to the Council. <br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded.by councilman Bishop that the <br />bills which were approved by the auditing committee be allowed and warrants be drawn <br />on the proper funds. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tuson and seconded by councilman Talen that Resolution <br />#16 be passed gnd published. Motion carried. <br />Resolution #16. Whereas, on the 9th day of May, 1954P Mr..W. W. Womer, the City <br />Treasurer of the City of Edmonds, passed away, and Whereas, for many years past he <br />has been interested in City affairs, serving on the City Council, in the Street and <br />Water Departments, on the Fire Department, adn for the past eight years he has served as <br />the City Treasurer of the City of Edmonds, and, Whereas, in all of his contacts and <br />work with the City he has shown diligence, honesty, integrity, and civic interest and <br />pride in his work, and Whereas, the City Officials of the City of Edmonds disired to put <br />in a permanent and fitting form a memorial resolution commemorating this unselfish service, <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: Section 1. That W. W. Womer be commemorated by this Roolution <br />for 'all of the virtues which made him the type of City Officer and employee whose work <br />stands as a monument to his life of service. Section 2. That a copy of this Resolution be <br />spread upon the minutes of the Council book and incorporated as a permanent record therein. <br />Section 3. That a copy of this R solution be published on the front page of the Edmonds <br />Tribune Review so that the citizens of the community can be made aware of the high <br />regard and esteem Which the City Officials of the City of Edmonds held for W. W. Womer. <br />