lOFFICIAL], COUNCIL CHAMBER, I Ann Arbor, August 31, 1891. ( Special Meeting. Council met and was ealled to order by the president. Boll c'alled; a quorum present. Absent, Aids. Herz, Ferguson and Tactor. The cali for the special meeting -was read and the following business transacted: To the Common Council, Your committee on streets to whom was referred the matter of change oí grade om east Catharine and Clark sts. reeommended by the Board of Public Works, respectfully report that they have had the subject matter under consideration, and in a body have visited the locality and fully inspected the same and would respectfully recommend that the grade of said streets be changed and established according to the survey and statement thereof contained irn the report of Prof. J. B. Davis, a copy of which is hereto attached and made a part of this report, a resolution providing for euch change and fixing of the saine has bee-n prepared, and is ready for subniisskm. All of which is respectfully submi'tted, and your committee beg to be discharged from the further eonsideration of the subject. LOUIS P. HALL, CHRIST. MARTIN, A. H. FILLMORE, E. G. MANN. Street Öommittoc. By Aid. Martin, tthat the report of the street eomrnittee on fixing gratie on Cathiarine and Clark ets. be accepted and adopted, which inotion prevailed by a yea and nay vote as follows: Yeas- Aids. Mann, Wimes, Martin, AUmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Rehburg, Hall, Kitson and Pres. Cooley- Nay s- None. By Aid. O'Hearn, Whereas, In the opinión of the common council the grade of east Catharine et., between Observatory and 13th or Pitcher st. and of Clark st. between Catharine and Ann sts. ought to be changed and fixed and established to the end; that the new hospital building may becoune aceessible with salety and convenience, and the Board of Pulic Works, having advised the eame. Therefore, Resolved, and It is hereby ordered that ttte grade of east Catharine st., between Observatory and 13th or Pitcher ets., and of Clark st., between Catharine and Ann sts., be changed from their present grade, and fixed and establiahed, so that the grade of said streets, at and between the points aforesaid shall be as follows; that is to say, the elevations given, being above the official City Datum, viz:- Catharine street, Elevatioxs im Feet: 856 - 10-100 ft. at the intersection of E. Cather Ine and Observatory streets. eight hundred and fifty-six aud ten one hundredth. 861-10-100 feet at a point on Catherine street, two hundred feet west of last place. 876 - 10-100 feet at a point on Catherine street' four hundred and fiity feet west of first place. 876 - 10-100 feet at a point on Catherine street' six hundred feet west of first place. 871-10-100 feet at a point on Catherine street, nine hundred feet west of first place. 841-10-100 feet at a point on Catherine street, about twelve hundred twenty feet weet of first place, or at the intersection of Catherine and 13th or riteher streets. Elevations on Clakk Stkeet: 870-10-100 feet at the intersection of Clark aud (iitherine streets. 881- 10-lOU feet at the intersection of Clark and Ann streets. The said elevations bemg on and aloiig the center linie ol said streets, and the grade line to consist af straight lines between the several podnts stated. Which resoiution prevailed by a yea and nay vote as foilows: Yeas- Aids. Mann. Wines, Martin, Allrnendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Rehburg, Hall, Kitson, and Pres. Cooley -10. Nay s- None. then odjournedi. WM. J. MILLER. Clerk.