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• to direct a letter to the representatives of our district, urging introduction of an <br />amendment to the existing law on fi-re districts, amending the fire district asset <br />distribution so that cities need not annex at least 60% of the district in order to qualify <br />f6r." 'r tka fire district assets, and that the asset distribution be on a ifisiis fair <br />share basis.,when part of a fire district is annexed. Motion carried. <br />It was moved by Councilman Christensen, se ended by Councilman Slye that the legislative <br />committer <br />of the council work with the attorney to direct <br />letters to the legislature <br />on abolishing <br />the sales tax on City purchases, doing away <br />with the dual vote now <br />required <br />on annexation elections; abolishing the Board of <br />Review, and the amendment to <br />acquire a <br />fair share of the fire district assets when less <br />than 60% of the district is <br />annexed. <br />Motion carried. A copy of this to be sent to the <br />Associatian,�of Washington <br />Cities. <br />A request was received from Mr. McConnachie for street lights to be installed on the <br />existing power line between 71h and 0 on Hemlock. This was to be taken care of by the <br />Mayor. <br />A traffic plan for 2051' and Highway 99, originally designed by John Smets, was reported <br />as having been adopted by the State Highway Dept., and a map from them was presented by <br />Supt. Moran. <br />A letter from the State Highway Dept. requesting action by Edmonds on the leakage of a <br />privately owned wooden water line preventing proper maintenance of State Highway 1W, <br />Lynnwood to Edmonds, in the vicinity of Olympic View Drive was referred. to Supt.:Moran. <br />Chief Grimstad advised the Council that due to current problems, he would like some action <br />taken in regard to kennel regulations for the City of Edmonds. Councilman Simpson suggested <br />that the Planning Commission be advised to study the kennel situation. <br />• Meeting was then adjourned. <br />City Clerk yor <br />February 199 1963 <br />Regular meeting was called to order by Mayor McGinness with all councilmen present except <br />Smets. <br />Mr. William Van Almkerk presented aYpetition for an annexation election, with 148 signatures <br />out of a possible 338 registered voters, which was in excess of the legal requirement. <br />The petition was referred to the Attorney. This petition later was withdrawn in favor of <br />changing the legal description to include all the north area that had representatives <br />present at the meeting to voice their intent to also circulate petitions for an election. <br />Mr. Van Almkerk then stated that he would again secure the signatures under this new legal <br />description. <br />Mrs. Allen, 19921 - 81st P1. W., submitted to the council her intent to circulate a petition <br />for an annexation election north of the Edmonds City limits in which approximately 846 <br />registered voters reside. <br />Mr. Robert Olson, 19220 - 801 P1. W. also was present to advise the council of his intent <br />to circulate a petition in his area, north of the city limits in which there are approx= <br />imately 1246 registered voters. These two areas would tie in with Mr. Van Almkerk's area <br />and leave no islands of county from the present city limits to the north boundaries of the <br />• petitions. <br />Mr. Cleveland present a petition for an annexation election for the "South Central Annex- <br />ation" area, containing 557 signatures. It was moved by Councilman Slye, seconded by <br />Councilman Simpson that the City accept the petition for an annexation election of this <br />area north of Edmonds Way and east and west of the city limits, and that subject to the <br />checking for validity and sufficiency of the signatures, the petition would be filed with <br />the (bunty Commissioners. Motion carried. <br />A verbal request was received from a resident present for street paving of Pine, 69 to 7m. <br />This had been set up as LID #114, and the Attorney was instructed to proceed with the <br />action on acquiring the necessary land before the paving can be done. <br />Mr. Christensen and Mr. McBurney presented a petition for a sewer LID north, south, and <br />east in the vicinity of the Senior High School, to where 76k joins Highway 99. It was <br />moved by Councilman Tuson, seconded by Councilman Christensen that the attorney be instructed <br />to draw a Resolution of Intention for construction of sewers encompassing the area as <br />described :on the petition, with the inclusion, if possible, from the Health.Officer stating <br />a definite sanitary need in the area. Motion carried. <br />Lloyd Nelson, president of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, asked the council if something <br />could be done to expedite the steps necessary to bring about an LID for off-street parking. <br />After discussion, it was moved by Councilman Slye, seconded by Councilman Tuson that the <br />12t' of March be set as the night. for a meeting with the property owners, who will be so <br />notified, and any other interested persons, for discussion on the possible financing of <br />an off-street parking LID, and to get the expression of interest from those to be involved <br />by the LID. Motion carried. <br />A motion was made by Councilman Christensen, seconded by Councilman Harrison that Tuesday, <br />February 26 be set for a meeting of the Council committee of the whole to discuss the <br />• off-street parking LID method prior to the meeting with the people -involved. Motion carried. <br />1 <br />