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1 <br />A letter was read from Ann Austin about a drainage condition. at Seventh & Spruce. <br />This was referred to the street committee for investigation. <br />.A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman Talen that we <br />call for bids for a used half ton Pick up truck for the water department. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded, by councilman Bishop that the <br />no parking on Main street, notth of the grade school, be extended another 100 feet <br />east and west from the corner on seventh avenue. Motion carried. <br />The Council proceeded to complete the preliminary Budget for 1955. <br />There bein no further bus' ess the meeting a djou <br />City Clerk <br />October 4, 1954 <br />The Council met for fixing the Budget for 1955. Because of the absence of Mayor <br />McGibbon, who was on the sick list Councilman Maxwell served as mayor protem, with <br />the following councilmen present. Tuson, Talen, KincaiU, Maxwell, Bishop, & Mcginness. <br />Aftercoonsiderable time being spent on reducing the budget to meet the 15mills <br />-8.5 mills for the Current Expense fund .35 mills for the General Sewer fund <br />6.15 mills for the street fund, and 1 mill for the special levy'for the fire truck <br />and one mill for the L. % D. Guarantee fund, that Ordinance No. 656 the Budget <br />Ordinance be passed and }published, by a motion made by councilman Tuson and a <br />second from councilman Bishop. :Motion carried. <br />October 5, 1954. <br />TheCouncil met for its regular session with Councilman°Maxwell serving as Mayor <br />protem, and the following Councilmen present Tuson, Talen, Kincaid, and Bisho� <br />Mr. Bonney came before the Council in regards'to a group insurance plan for the <br />city employees. <br />A.letter was from Mr. Grimes invhich he stat6s that he has property at Fifth & <br />Edmonds and it is his desire to sell this property to the City for a Fire House. <br />A letter was read from Mr. Note in regards to the condition of his street, this <br />was referred to the streetcommittee for consideration. <br />A motion was made by councilman Bishop and seconded by councilman Talen that the <br />bills which were approved by the auditing committee be allowed.and warrants be <br />drawn on the proper funds. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded'byeouncilman Tuson that <br />estimate #3, in the amount of $b133428.42, L.. I. D. #74 be approved and interest <br />bearing warrant #5 be issued, to Metealf & Thompson. Motion carried. <br />One bid was received for a 12 ton truck,` which was from Edinonds Motor Co., <br />a new 1954 for $1455.90 also a used G. M. C. 4 ton truck, 1949 for $673.10. <br />A motion was �de b councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman McGinness <br />that to accepInefY e used truck, for the waterdepartment. Motion carried. <br />The City Clerk was instructed to tell Floyd Nissen to have the necessary repairs <br />made to the street truck. <br />A motion was made by councilman Tuson and seconded by councilman Kincaid that the <br />present plan for a tunnel construction from the High School Building to the <br />new building acrosn thb street be disapproved, tour Engineer and street committee <br />were a sked to meet with the Architect on the job to work out a suitable revised plan. <br />Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by councilman Maxwell and seconded by councilman McGinness that <br />a policy be established on segregation'of assessments on L. I. D. assessment rolls,, <br />that the expense for this segregation be borne by the person requesting the <br />segregation. Motion carried. <br />A- motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Talen that the <br />addition to the city Code setting up the Firemen's Relief and Pension Fund Act <br />be published.;. M �tion carried. <br />s <br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Bishop: that <br />the Treasurer borrow $379.00 from the L. I. D. Guarantee fund to be put in the <br />Sidwwalk Construction Fund. Motion carried. <br />Therebein no further bus' ss the meeting -adjourned. n <br />Cityl iCl erk ayor V <br />