<br />Mayor Pro Tem Tuson
<br />announced that a budget meeting would
<br />be held on Tuesday, August 131'
<br />with both the Street
<br />and Water Committees.
<br />Councilman Sorensen
<br />stated that there is a short piece on
<br />Laurel Way - Laurel Street
<br />between 111' and 13"
<br />which they are no.t certain is on the
<br />comprehensive plan. It was
<br />moved by Councilman
<br />Sorensen, seconded by Councilman Slye
<br />that if this piece connecting
<br />Laurel Way and Laurel
<br />Street between 112' and 131h as shown
<br />on the map is not on the
<br />comprehensive plan,
<br />.that the City Engineer be authorized
<br />to take it to the Planning
<br />Commission for them
<br />to take the steps to have this done.
<br />Motion carried.
<br />There was no further
<br />business to come before the council;
<br />and.AZ was moved by
<br />Councilman Slye, seconded
<br />by Councilman Smets that the mee
<br />' g adjour tion carried.
<br />City Clerk
<br />August 20, 1963
<br />Meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro Tem Tuson with all councilmen present.
<br />It was moved by Councilman'Christensen, seconded by Councilman Slye that the minutes of
<br />the August 6:h council meeting stand approved. Motion carried.
<br />Bids were opened on LID #119,' sewers for the Senior High 'School vicinity. They were:
<br />A & M Construction Equipment Co., Inc., Seattle $148,121.88
<br />Hanson Construction Co., Seattle 196,373.50
<br />Superior Construction Co., Seattle 195,141.80
<br />Murphy Bros., Inc., Seattle 162,739.15 •
<br />Tom Tonnesen Construction, Tacoma 178,587.50
<br />Seattle General Corporation, Lynnwood 168,044.80
<br />Shoreline Construction Co., Seattle 154,837.80
<br />Taylor Utilities Construction Co. 1589559.83
<br />Bids were referred to John Moran and Wayne Jones, and it was their recommendation after
<br />checking the bids that the City accept the low bid of A & M Construction Equipment Co.
<br />Therefore, a motion was made by Councilman Christensen, seconded by Councilman Smets that
<br />the City of Edmonds award the bid on LID #119 to A & M Construction Equipment Co. in the
<br />amount of $148,121.88, and authorize the Mayor to sign the contract with this company
<br />for the construction of the sewer. Motion carried.
<br />A petition signed by 14 property owners in the area including -Second Ave. S. from Pine
<br />to Elm,and Pine & Elm between Second Ave. and Third Ave. was -received, requesting that
<br />immediate action be taken to correct the sewer gas problem in. this area. Wayne Jones
<br />reported that the problem had been krought tA the attention of Reid, Middleton &
<br />Associates by John Moran at the beginning of the summer. Chlormnation had been Dut in
<br />at the Ballinger lift station; very soon an aerator will be installed; and Mountlake
<br />Terrace will work on the problem until the situation is corrected. Inthe meantime,
<br />Mayor Pro Tem Tuson asked Supt. Moran to see if he could devise some means to give
<br />temporary relief to the residents.
<br />A motion was made by Councilman Slye, seconded by Councilman Smets that Ordinance #1008
<br />be passed, cash prepayment expiration notice on LID #108. Motion carried.
<br />It was moved by Councilman Slye, seconded by Councilman Sorensen that Ordinance #1009
<br />be passed, cash prepayment expiration period notice on LID #116. Motion carried.
<br />Attorney Hall introduced a proposed'ordinance to limit the height of buildings on the •
<br />waterfront. It was moved by Councilman Smets, seconded by Councilman Simpson that
<br />Ordinance #1010 be passed, amending Ordinance #887 and the uniform building code, to
<br />limit the height of buildings on the waterfront west of the railroad tracks to 30 ft.
<br />During discussion of the motion, a second motion was made by Councilman Harrison, seconded
<br />by Councilman Slye to table the first motion and delay an.y.action on Ordinance #1010
<br />until the newt council meeting. A roll call vote resulted in Harrison, Smets, Tuson and
<br />Slye voting for; Christensen, Simpson and Sorensen against, and the motion carried to
<br />table action on the ordinance.
<br />Upon recommendation from the Planning Commission, Attorney Hall introduced an ordinance
<br />providing for the ddoption of the Clark, Coleman, Rupeiks comprehensive street plan.
<br />This resulted in discussion, and several property owners in the audience spoke in protest
<br />of the proposed 80 ft. R/W for 761h Ave. W. Councilman Simpson suggested that the
<br />question of the 80 ft. be referred back to the Planning Commission. for them to determine
<br />what effect a possible reduced R/W would bring. However, the Street Committee decided
<br />that they would meet with Mr. Rupeiks to discuss this matter and bring the answer back
<br />to the council. This meeting was set for Monday, August 26.
<br />The Attorney reported that the petition for paving the "B" Street area had a substantial
<br />majority in favor of the improvement. Also, that the petition for deletion of 74 Ave.
<br />from Pine to Fir had a majority of protest si'gnatures for that one section. A motion
<br />was made by Councilman Sorensen, seconded by Councilman Slye that the Attorney be in-
<br />structed to draw a Resolution of Intention for a proposed LID for paving of this "B"
<br />Street area, with the deletion of 71h Ave. from Pine to Fir. Motion carried.
<br />Acting upon recommendation from the Planning Commission, a motion was made by Councilman
<br />Smets, seconded by Councilman Christensen that Ordinance #1011 be passed, rezoning the
<br />property on Bowdoin Way, known as the Rendler property, (legal description a part of the
<br />ordinance) from R-8 to R-6A. Motion carried.