April 15, 1958
<br />The Council met for ,its regular session with Mayor Maxwell presiding. :Roll call showed the following
<br />Councilmen present: Cloud, Tuson, Purton, Blackbourn, Sorensen, and Kincaid.
<br />The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.
<br />The problem of tkmcks operating on residential streets during the night was discussed, with several
<br />people in the audience participating. A petition was received, signed by several Edmonds businessmen,
<br />protesting any action against the trucking. After much discussion, a motion was made by Councilman
<br />Sorensen, seconded by Councilman Cloud, that the matter be tabled for further study, and aXter
<br />iuv>otiga ion another public hearing will fairiW, r-s;t dy, and after investigation another
<br />public hearing will be held to further explore the ,problem. Motion carried.
<br />A petition with 474 signatures was presented to the Council for Acceptance for the proposed annexation
<br />of a large portion of SE Edmonds, including what is known as the Esperance area. Several petitions
<br />against the proposed annexation were also brought to the attention of the Council by a group protesting
<br />the move. -After a long discussion, a motion was made by Councilman Purton, seconded by Councilman
<br />Blackbourn, that the petition for the proposed annexation be accepted, and Resolution #33, Petition
<br />for an Election, be passed on to the County Commissioners for handling. A roll call vote resulted
<br />in 5 for, 1 against, and the motion carried.
<br />An unofficial preliminary hearing on the possible improvement of Alder Street between 9th and llth
<br />with asphalt pavement and concrete curb was held, with property owners involved having been invited
<br />to attend. The discussion on this improvement will continue at a later date, after the property
<br />owners involved who were not present are contacted for their opinion.
<br />Councilman Kincaid -made a motion, seconded by Councilman Sorensen, that Resolution of Intention #131,
<br />setting up LID #85, improvement of Walnut Street from 7th.to 9th with sewer and gradning be passed, and
<br />May 20, 1958 be set as the date for the hearing on the preliminary assessment roll. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Tuson, seconded by Councilman Cloud, that 2 approved bills be paid.
<br />The motion carried.
<br />A petition was received from the property owners in the area asking the City to improve the 2 wooden
<br />water tanks and surrounding grounds on loth Ave. This was referred to Mr. Lawson.
<br />A letter was received from Mountlake Terrace, declaring its intention to enter into negotiations with
<br />the City of Edmonds and the Ronald Sewer District for the purpose of furthering the proposal -for a
<br />combined sewer plan.
<br />The meeting recessed until Tuesday, April 22, it 8 P.N.
<br />April 22, 1958
<br />The Council met for its recessed meeting with Mayor Maxwell presiding. -Councilmen present were:
<br />Cloud, Tuson, Purton, Blackbourn, and Sorensen.
<br />A petition was received for the improvement in the appearance of the wooden water tanks and grounds
<br />on loth Ave. This was referred to Der. Dawson, who will get estimates on the cost of the project.
<br />Two petitions were received, requesting that something be done about the low water pressure in the
<br />Thomas Addition. Council referred the matter to the City Supervisor and Engineer, who will endeavor
<br />to bring about measures to rectify the situation.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Blackbourn., seconded by Councilman Sorensen, that the deed from
<br />Mr. Webster and Mr. Tidwell be accepted and filed, and authorized the attorney to record the deed.
<br />Motion carried. 11
<br />A request from Arthur Glanville, for furnishing water to his sub -division was referred to the dater
<br />The monthly Treasurer's Report was read by A. P. Severson.
<br />The Sanitary Code of Snohomish County Health Dept., adopted December 23, 1957 was brought to the
<br />attention of the Council.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Sorensen, seconded by Councilman Blackbourn, that the City call
<br />for bids on a Used Street Sweeper, specifications to be on file at the City Hall, bids to be
<br />opened May 6, 1958. Motion carried.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Blackbourn, seconded by Councilman Sorensen, that May 13. 1958
<br />be set for a public hearing on the proposed Uniform Building Code and Electrical Code. Motion
<br />There was no further business, and the meeting adjourned.
<br />City Cle rk Maytrr