A request for water on eighth and Daley street was referred to the water committee.
<br />Also the request for street grade, a motion w s mad by councilman Kincaid and seconded by
<br />Councilman Sommerseth that the. Engineer estabnn
<br />aley street from Seventh Avenue
<br />to Eighth and on Eighth south to the alley. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by, councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Sommerseth that
<br />Ewing Electric be given the wiring job for the City Jail, not to exceed $150. Motion
<br />A motion was made by councilman Bishop and seconded by.councilman Talen to accept the
<br />preliminary plat of Glanville addition, Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Sommerseth that we
<br />accept the grade on Tenth avenue sfrom Sprague street to Daley street and Daley street
<br />from Ninth to,Tenth avenue providing it meets approval. Motion carried.
<br />A report from the water committee and a motion was made by councilman Tuson and seconded
<br />by Councilman Cloud that we call for bids for the installing an eight inch sewer on
<br />Bowdoin road, to be financed out of the sewer service charge, $1600 to be reimbursed
<br />to the fund, when the eight homes pay their connection fee of $200 each. Bids to be
<br />opened November 15. M&tion carried.
<br />A motion was made by councilmaN Kincaid and seconded by Councilman Talen that six
<br />city limits signs be, purchased at a cost of $160. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by councilman KTafiead and seconded..by councilman Kincaid that the
<br />.speed limit be 25 miles per hour from Fifth avenue to Pine street and 30 miles per hour
<br />from Pine street to the new city limits, and 25 per hour from Fifth avenue to Olympic ave
<br />and 35 miles per hour from Olympic to the 6optof the hill. Motion carried.
<br />There beinJ9 no further bus' as the meeting adjourned.
<br />City Clerk Mayor
<br />November 1, 1955
<br />-,_,,The Council metfor its regular session with Mayor Maxwell presiding. The rollcall
<br />showed the following councilmen present Tusoh, Talen, Kincaid, Cloud, Bishop and
<br />The water collectors report was read to the Council.
<br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Sommerseth ,that the
<br />bills which were approved by the auditing committee, with the exception of Stoll & Freis6,
<br />025 to be held back on his bill, be paid and warrants be drawn on the proper funds.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by councilman Kincaid and seconded by councilman Talen that Attorney
<br />Holte draw up specifications for out liability insurance for ,1956. Motion .carried.
<br />A letter was read to the council from the Washington Association for Retarded Childrenasking for permission to conduct a tag sale in Edmonds November 19, this permission was
<br />granted and made a motion by Councilman Talen and seconded by councilman Tuson. Motion
<br />Mayor"Maxwell appointed Councilman Kincaid, -chairman, Bishop, Talen and Aison, a committee
<br />to work on the street and house numbering.
<br />A letter was read from Engineer Reid in which he states that a street improvement of
<br />grading and graveling on Fourth avenue south would cost approximately $4000.
<br />This was the night set for the hearing on the vacation of 118,67 feet of the alley
<br />North of Dayton street. A number of property owners affected by this vacation came before
<br />the council protesting this vacation. After some discussion a motion was made by
<br />Councilman- Kincaid and seconded by councilman Sommerseth that the vacation of the alley
<br />as requested be granted under three conditions, 1, that the Church pay for the cost of
<br />re -locating the sewer, 2, the Church deed to the city a 15 foot right-of-way for re-
<br />routing the alley to fourth avenue, 3, that;the Church obtain additional property for an
<br />egress,to Fourth avenue. Because of an objection from Councilman Bishop that we cannot
<br />grant this vacation, as the statutes prohibit it, with conditions or strings attached, the.
<br />motion and second was withdrawn, by councilman Kincaid and sommerseth. After more discussion
<br />between Mr. Koran, chairman of of Church Board, and the Council, a motion was.made by
<br />Councilman Kincaid that the council consider vacating the alley providing the church
<br />complies with all three conditions as outlined in his first motion. Because of an objection
<br />from Councilman Tuson, CouncilmanKincaid withdrew his Motion. A motion was mdde by
<br />Councilman Bishop and seconded by councilman Talen that we reject the petition from the
<br />Church. Motion carried, with councilman Kincaid voting no.
<br />motion was made by councilmanKimidand seconded by councilman Tuson that we accept
<br />he bid from Kurtz & Eckley for $1800 for labor, equipment and materials for the metal
<br />ork of constructing three jail cells. Motion carried.
<br />was suggested that the Church come in with a revised petition to the Council, then
<br />they will act on it.