August 2, 1955
<br />The Council met for its regular session with_llayor Maxwell presiding. The
<br />roll call showed the following councilmen present Tuson, Talen, Kincaid, Cloud,
<br />Bishop and sommerseth.
<br />Mr.4ranklin came to the Council: in regards to a petition that is being circulated
<br />*around for an apartaient' hogse on third avenue south. He stated that he and Mr. Woodhull
<br />objected to this apartment being built: He was assured he would be notified if a
<br />petition was received, and the building inspector is not to issue a building permit.
<br />Mr. Jamison came before the council in regards to the drainage water coming on his
<br />property and would like to have the street widened: This was turned over to the
<br />water and 1treet committee for investigation.
<br />Three bids were received for laying of eight inch -Water pipe North of the City. One
<br />'from F. M.'Taylor at'a cost of $2950, Excavators Inc., for 3,608, and one from Harry
<br />Squires for $1,469.40. The water committee recommended and a motion was made by
<br />Councilman Tuson and seconded by councilman Talen that the bid from Harry squires
<br />for $1469.40, be accepted. Motion carried. =.
<br />Five bids were received for 400:-feet of eight inch pipe and fittings one from Hallgren
<br />& co.,on bid on the pipe, lot B 283.90, lot c 357.20, the bid from Pacific Water Works
<br />Supply for the pipe $1,214.00, lot B,-293.30, and lot C for 412.74. H. D. Fowler
<br />no bid on the pipe, lot B. bid of 289.42, lot C, a bid of 412:90. The Bid from 71kestern
<br />Utilities Supply on the pipe for $1,216.00, lot-B., bid of 302.65, lot C a bid of 439.37•
<br />and a bid from United States Pipe & Foundry Co., on the pipe for $1188.00.
<br />As recommended by the water committee for a split bid a motion was made.by councilman Tuson
<br />and seconded by councilman Talen that the Western Utilities'Supply be given the bid
<br />for -the pipe for $1216, and `for valves in the amount'of'263.70, and Hallgren Co., be
<br />given the bid for.the fittings in the amount of $365.40. Motion carried.
<br />It was recommended to hold the bid from Pacific 10,1ater works.
<br />A change in the committees as made by Mayor Maxwell are as follows: Water6committee,
<br />Tuson, chairman, talen and Cloud; Safety committee, Talen, Chairman, Grimstad and
<br />Aetell; Street Committee Kincaid, chairman, Bishop and Somnerseth; Park Committee,
<br />Kincaid chairman, Sommerseth, Lawson, Bill Crow -and Bill Lambe; Auditing Committee,
<br />Tuson, Talen and,Cloud; Finance Committee Bishop, Maxwell and Severson; Planning
<br />Committee Bishop, Tuson and Cloud.
<br />A letter was read from Mr. Morse stating he has graded and graveled secbnd avenue
<br />E. ,k.o Allen- -�iio *lives on Alders treet between, ninth & tenth avenue asks for permission
<br />to install a drive -ray. A motion was made by'Councilman Kincaid and seconded by Councilman.
<br />Bishop that he be given permission to install a standard dirveway to hes property.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />Chief of Police Grimstad has requested that one -patrolman be sent to school at Fort
<br />Lewis in September for 10 days. This request was granted by a motion made by Councilman
<br />Talen with a second from Councilman Sommerseth. Motion carreid
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Tuson and seconded by Councilman Cloud that a tin -rater
<br />line be put into the Library building. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilmas Tuson-and seconded by councilman Talen that we can
<br />for bids for moving the boiler and changing the heating system, August 16. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Kincaid and seconded by Councilman Sommerseth that the
<br />bid for removing and replacing the steps to the Library building at a cost of $685,
<br />plus sales tax be awarded to George Elkins, subject to the approval of the Building
<br />Inspector. Motion carried.
<br />A motion -was made by.Councilman Talen and seconded by Councilman Cloud to authorize
<br />Mayor Max -cell to sign the agreement with Civil Defense, which states that the City ,-
<br />of Edmonds will pay 150 per capita for 1956. Motion carried.
<br />A motion. was,-ma(le .bf .Councilman Tuson and seconded by councilman Talen that Attorney
<br />Holte call for bids, by letter, for the sale of Bonds for L. I. D. #75. Bids to be
<br />opened August 16. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Bishoop and seconded by Councilman Tuson that Ord. #664
<br />8r the issnancencxfa. B.OQ@:)%; e al;Qbl gation�Bonk,aan�st,a,,atPc?. of of �80t)(i.f?n, an-;
<br />setting the date for, the opening of the bids for the bonds September 9, be passed.
<br />140tion ,carried.
<br />A motion was made by councilman Tuson and seconded by Councilman Talen that Ord. #665
<br />annexing the following described property to the City of Edmonds, Tract Nine (9)
<br />Block five (5) Plat of Alderwo6d Manor #9, according .to the records of Snohomish
<br />County, Washington, Except the east 137.75 feet thereof, be passed. Motion carried.