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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. Coutinued f roiu pa...

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Day
28
Month
May
Year
1895
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Public Domain
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COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. Coutinued f roiu pae 8. 2nd. That a hydrant be placed at the corner of Geddes avenue and Oxford. 3rd. That two hydrants be placed on West Huron street one 700 feet west and one 1400 feet west of a hydrant located at the corner of West Huron and Seventh. 4th. That the petition asking for a hydrant at the corner of Forest avenue and Wells street be denied. Respectfully submitted, A. P. Ferguson, O. E. Butterfield. Jacob Laubengayer, Corumittee on Water. George L. Moore, W. M. Shadford, John Koch, Coinmittee on Fire Department. Adopted as follows : Yeas - Aldermen Moore, Maynard, Allmendinger, Koch, Snyder, Laubengayer, Brown, Ferguson, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Coon, Butterfield, Cady, President Hiscock - 16. Nays - none. LICHTING. To the Cornnion Council : Your conimittee on lighting to whom was referred the petition of C. C. Church and others, asking for the looation of electric light at the corner of Seventh and Jefferson, and the petition of Mrs. Josephine Murfiu and others asking for an electric light at the corner of Thirteeuth and Huron, would respectfuly report that they have examined tlie locations where snch lights are asked for and recommend that the prayer of the petitioners in each case be grauted by this council, and that such lights be placed on 60 foot poles instead of swinging lights. And further, your committee would recommend that the following lights be placed on poles 65 feet high : At the corner of First and Liberty. At the corner of Main and Madison. And that the following lights be placed on poles 60 feet high : At the corner of Liberty and Seventh. At the corner of Madison and Sixth. At the corner of Jefferson and Fifth. At the corner of Jefferson and Third. At the corner of Jefferson and Main. And further, your committee would recommend that the Electric Light Co. be directed to maintain all the year a 65 caadle power light at the east and west ends for their power house on Washiug ton street at their own expense. This locality being coutinually enveloped in steam from hot water being thrown into the creek from waste and blow off pipes. Respectfuly submitted, D. F. Allmendinger, C. H. Cady, A. P. FerguKon, Comimttee on Lighting. Adopted as follows : Yeas - Aldermen Moore, Maynard, Allmendinger, Koch, Snyder, Laubengayer, Brown, Ferguson, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Coon, Butterfield, Cady, Pres. Hiscock- 15" Nays - None. I To the Common Conncil : Your committee on Bonds recoinmenA the approval of the bonds of Mann Bros. , druggists with Henry J. Maun and Frderick Sehmid as sureties. O. E. Butterfleld. H. G. Prettyman, W. L. Taylor. Coinmittee on Bonds. Adopted as follows : Yeas - Aldernien ■ Mooie, Maynard, Alhnendinger, Koch, Snyder, Laubengayer, Brown, Fergusom, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Cooa, Butterfield, Cady, President Hiscock - 15. Nays - None. To the Common Councii : Your special cominittee to whom was referred the matter of leasing grounds for the use of the Board of Public Works beg leave to report that they have examined the grounds of Mack & Schmid and recommend that the city rent said grounds for the term of one year at in annual rent of $100.00. Bospeetfully snbmitted, C. A. Mayuard, A. P. Ferguson, E. Coon. Special Committee on Storage. Adopted as follows : Yeas - Aldermen Moore, Maynard, Allmeudinger, Koch, Snyder, Laabengayer, Brown, Ferguson, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Coon, Butterfielud, Cady, President Hiscock - 15. Nays - None. Ann Arbor, Mich., May 20, 1895. To the Common Council : I hereby certify that the pressure of water on guage at engine house has been as follows at times stated below: Mornlng Noon Eve Night May 6 65 "7 65 65 65 65 "8 65 65 65 65 "9 60 65 60 65 "10 60 65 65 (0 "11 65 65 65 65 "12 65 60 65 65 "13 65 65 65 65 "14 60 65 60 60 "15 60 65 65 65 "16 65 65 65 65 "17 65 70 65 65 "18 65 65 65 65 "19 65 65 65 65 "20 65 70 .65 Fred Sipley, Chief Fire Department. Received and placed on file. RESOLUTIONS. By Alderman Allmendinger : Resolved, that the gutter pavement on West Washington street where the main sewer crosses be put in suitable repair by the Board of Public Works ; also tb at they take care of the water running on Allmeninger & Schneider's land from the north side of Liberty street. Adopted as follows : Yeas - Aldermen Moore, Maynard, Allmendinger, Koch, Snyder, Laubengayer, Brown, Ferguson, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Coon, Butterfield, Cady, President Hiscock - 15. Nays - none. By Alderman Allmendinger: Resolved, that the City Clerk be requested to notify the T. & A. A. Ry Co. to plank the sidewalk across their track on West Huron street at present there are no plank between the rails. Adopted. By Alderman Ferguson : Resolved, that the bonds to be furnished by City Treasurer be fixed at $50,000. Adopted as follows : Yeas - Aldermen Moore, Maynard, Allmendinger, Koch, Snyder, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Coon, Butterfield, Cady. Pres dent Hiscock - 15. Nays - none. Upon motion of Alderman Taylor the representatives of the several road roller and stone crusher companes present were granted the privilege of addressing the council. Alderman Maynard moved that a committee of flve be appointed by the president to receive bids for a road roller and stone crusher and report to the council. Alderman Butterfield moved as a substtute that the Street Commissoiner be directed to investgate the matter and determine if the city is in position to buy a roller or not. Alderman Prettyman offered as a substitute to Alderman Butterfield 's motion that the Street Committee be empowered to parchase a road roller and stone crusher, subject to the approval of the council, af ter 10 days trial or until the committee is satisfied with the test. Alderman Prettynmn's substitute prevailed as follows : Yens - Aldermen Moore, Maynard, Allmendinger, Koch, Snyder, Laubengayer, Brown, Ferguson, Taylor, Shadford, Prettyman, Coon, Butterfiold, Cady, President Hiscock - 15. Nays - none. On motion the council adjourued. City Clerk.

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