June 4, 1957
<br />The Council met for its regular session with Mayor -Maxwell presiding. The -roll
<br />call showed the following Councilmen present Tuson, Sorensen, C1oud,'Steed, Kincaid
<br />and Purton.
<br />Three bids we're r eceived f or the laying of water pipe and installing of hydrants: one
<br />bid from Continental Construction Co..,, total bid $5050:70, Ace Construction Co.,
<br />total bid bf $2475.80, Foster & Freese, total bid $4099.64. After checkinypf the bids
<br />a motion was made by Councilman Kincaid and seconded by Councilman Cloud that the bid
<br />from Ace Construction Co., be awarded. Motion carried.
<br />This was'the night set for a hearing for the annexation of the following described
<br />property; All of the East half of the East half of the SW quarter of Section 25, Township
<br />27,North, Range 3 East W.M. less the north 2.50 acres lying north of the County Road
<br />(220th S.W.) together with the South half of the Northwest quarter of the Northwest
<br />quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 26, township 27 north, Range 3 East W.M.
<br />'lying northerly of S.S.H ##1 V together with the Plat of Westgate Park, Division No.l,
<br />according to the plat thereof, records of Snohomish County, Washington. On one objecting
<br />to the annexation a motion was made by Councilman Kincaid and -seconded by Councilman Sorenson
<br />that Ord. ##700, be passed. Motion carried.
<br />Sometime was'spent on the Peddler Ordinance. After changingthe fee from $25 per day to
<br />$15. per year, and other changes, a motion was made by Councilman Tuson and seconded by
<br />Councilman Kincaid that the amendment to our City Code Chapter 8 Aritcle 1 Section 8-1.01
<br />be passed. Motion carried.
<br />A letterfrom Attorneys Elliott, Lee, Carney and Thomas, attorneys for Lundberg Construction
<br />Co., was read to the Council, stating they have not received the contract documents, that they
<br />are considering instituting action. They ask for the return of $8500 certified check, And
<br />in the event the check or equivalent funds are not returned, they demand interest It 6%.
<br />Attorney Hall states they have not come in his office to sign any papers. A motion was
<br />made by Councilman Tuson and seconded by Councilman Kincaid that 5% of his bid, $841.80
<br />be withheld., and the balance be forfeited to Lundberg Construction Co., Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Kincaid and seconded by Councilman Sorensen that Attorney
<br />Holte proceed with acquring a 30 foot right of way at Eleventh avenue at Laurel street.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />A recommendation from the -Safety Committee and a motion was made by Councilman Sorensen
<br />and seconded by Councilman Tuson that the stop signs on Fourth Avenue be removed, except
<br />at Fourth & Bell street. Motion carried. ;
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<br />The acquiring an additional five feet of prop,etty on second avenue North was recommended
<br />by the Street Committee.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Tuson, and seconded by Councilman Steed that the hearing on
<br />Assessment Roll for L. I. D. ##80 be set for July 2. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was, made by Councilman Sorensen and seconded by Councilman Steed that the bills as
<br />approved by the auditing committee be allowed and warrants be drawn on the proper funds.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />The Meeting recessed until Friday Night.
<br />June 7, 1957
<br />The'Council met for its recessed meeting with Mayor Maxwell presiding, with the following
<br />Councilmen present Tuson, Sorensen, Cloud Kincaid, Steed and Purton.
<br />The Water Collectors report was read to the Council.
<br />A letter was read from Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co., making application for permission
<br />to perform underground work within the City of Edmonds as follows; Bury one underground telephone
<br />cable along the south side of Dayton street, on a line 19 feet south of the centerline,
<br />from the second existing pole west of -third avenue to a proposed pole to be s bt just east
<br />of the Gre4t Northern Raolroad tracks, thence across the street and along a line 15 feet north of
<br />the centerline of Dayton street to the end of the street at the Government meander line.
<br />This was referredto Engineer Reid and Attorney Holte for checking.
<br />Two bids were received for the paving in the Cassell addition, L. I. D. ##81, One bid from
<br />Washington Asphalt Co., with a total bid of $7701.00 and one from.Earl Jopling Paving, for
<br />$7080.00. The Engineer estimate for this work is $6147.00. Upon recommendation from the
<br />Street committee a motion was made by Councilman Kincaid and seconded by Councilman Purton
<br />that we accept the bid from Joplin Paving in the amount of $7080.00. Motion carried.
<br />Attorney Holte was asked to contact the property owners on Second avenue North in regards to
<br />obtaining property for sidewalks.
<br />A motion was made by*Councilman Kin caid and seconded by Councilman Sorensen that Engineer
<br />Reid be instructed to have four sewer connections installed on second avenue North, at an
<br />estimated cost of $200, Motion carried.
<br />A letter was read from Mrs. John J. Farrell, 925 Edmonds street, stating that because of
<br />the low water pressure, she would life to have the water main on Edmonds street installed as
<br />soon as possible.