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lOKi'ICIAI.I Coi'NCir. CllAMBEK, I ann AhHob, Junnai-y HU. i-'.u. Special sessión. ('ulied to order by President Watts. Roll ciilled. Quorum present. Absent- . VUi. Schaher, Wagner, Snow, l'reUyrmin- 4. Tlie following cali of this meeting was re:ul: A n n Arbor, Jan. L7. 1S94. W.J. Milkr. CityClirk: Please cali a special mee! ing of the CouncU i'or Tue-sday eveiiiiiii, January 30, 1894, at 7:30 o'clock, for the purpoae of extending the time for the collectioü of taxes. Also directing the Mayor and Clei'k to draw a warrant on the the University Hospital Aid Bond Fnnd for principal and interest dne February lst, 1894 Also taking up i Uie lighting question for consideration ! and a;:tion V. W. Watts, President. Ana Arbor, .Jan. :-,), 1894. W. J. MUler, City Gterk: Calla speciiil meeting of the Coraraon Couucil for Tuesday evening. January 30, 1894, at 7:30 o'clock, to conslder the peiitiou of the Aun Arbor and Ypsilanti Street llailvvay Company asking permission to run their motor over the tracks of the Ann Arbor Electric Street Railway Coinpany as far as the intersection of Main and Williams streets. W. W. Watts, President. The following communication was read: City Treasurer's Office, i Ann Arbor, January 30, tëtii. ( To the Honorable Conimon Council: Gentlemen: There is yet remaining due in unpaid taxes the sum oí $12,517.37, which itwould be impossible to collect in the time specified for that purpose. In accordance with former eustoui I therefore ask that the time for the collection of taxes be extended up to and including Feb. 28, 1894. Very respectfully yours, Gf.o. H. Pond, City Treasurer. By Aid. Manly: Resolved, That the request of Geo. II. Pond, City Treasurer, be granted, and that the time for collecting of taxes be extended up to and including Feb. 28, 1894. Adopted as follows: Yeas - Aid. Ilerz, Martin, Wood, O'Mara, Ferguson, Taylor, Manly, Kitson, Pres. Watts- 9. Nays- None. At this point Aid. Schaiier arrived. Ey Aid. Taylor: Resolved, that the Mayor and City Clerk be and they are hereby ordered and directed to draw a warrant on the University Hospital Aid Bond fund for three thousand, six hundred dollars, ($3,600.00) for principal and interest due Feb. lst, 1894, payable to Harrison Soule, treasurer of the University of Michigan. Adopted as follows: Yeas- Aid. Schairer, Ilerz, Martin, Wood, O'Mara, Ferguson. Taylor, Manly, Kitson, Pres. Watts- 10, Xays- None . The following communication was read: Ann Arbor, Jan. 30, 1894. To the Hon. , the Common Council of the City of Ann Arbor : The Electric road being unable to bring the passengers of the Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti road into town, the officers of the said Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti Street Railway Co. respectfully reqnest that permission be granted to run the motor down to the William street switch. By this permission the motor line will be able to resume business, thereby bringing into Ann Arbor 300 or 400 people per day from Ypsilanti and the surrounding country, to the benefit of business and the accommodaties of the public Therefore we respectfully petition your honorable body for permission to come in with the motor until the electric road shall be able to transfer our passengers. Junius E. Beal, Pres. A. A. & Y" St. Ry. Co. At this point Aid. Prettyman and Snow arrived. Aid. Schairer moved that the communication be laid on the table. Lost as follows: Yeas - Aid. Schairer, Herz,Wood - 3. Nays - Aid. Martin, O'Mara, Ferguson, Taylor. Manly, Prettyman, Kitson, Pres. Watts- 8. By Alderman Ferguson : Resolved, That and permission is hereby granted unto the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti Street Railwav Companv to use, occupy and to make use, with their small steam motor, of the Ann Arbor Street Railway Company's track on Packard street and to and up to the south line of William street, the said Ann Arbor Street Railway Company consenting, until the lst day of Mareta next, and not afterward. Aid. Prettyman moved that the resolutiou be laid on the table until our next session. Adopted . On motion the Council adjourned. ( ïty Clerk.


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