[official.] COtTNOIL ('UAMIlKlt. I A un Albor, August 17, 191. 1 Recular meeting. Called to order by Tres. Cooley. Rol] cali. Present- Aid. Mann, Wines, Her., Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Taylor, Rehberg, Hall, Kitson and Pres, Cooley- 13. Absent- None. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved. PETITIONa AND COMMUNICATIONS. 2b tin ( onwnon "ouncU: The Board of Public Works would respectfully recoinmend, tbat the following sidewalks be ordered built: On Traver street, on the uortheasterly side, f roni Moore streel to Mrs. FisJifi's north line, said walk to Ie4 feet in width. Ou Seventh street, west side, froni Madison street to West Jefferson street and would further recommeud that the appropriation of f75 be granted for paviug part of Alley between Maiu and Ashlej streets from Washington to lluron streets, and would recommend that the grades on Catherine and Clark streets be established as given by Prof. ,T. 15. Davis. We further recommend that the expense of this grading be done by the üniversity. they to have surplus dirt for their nse in grading their grounds. The above was agreed to in a meeting of Street Comniittee and Board of Public Works, Oet. 27th, 1S90. The estímate eost of a tirst-class iron bridge over the lluron river. bridge No. 8. is all aceording to what kind of a bridge is wanted, but a flrst-class bridge, (a single span 112 feet) willoost from 12,000 to $2.500. Bespectfully submitted. By order of the Board of Public Works. W. J. Mh.i.eu. Clerk. Referred to Sidewalk and Street Comuiittees. A petition signed by seventy-three residents and property holders of the City of Ann Arbor, asking for the extensión of South Fourth avenue, on the lines of Fourth avenue, is now loated, in said city. l'rom Madison streel to Hill street. Received and referred to Street and Ordinance Committees. REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE. me Comniittee on sewerage made a report and included Prof. C. E. Greene's report on ■■Ann Arbor's Suggested Sewerage System" which report. on mot ion of Aid. Allmendinger, was laid upon the table by yeaa and naya as ï'ollows: Yeas - Aldennen llerz, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Taylor, Behberg.- 7 Nays- Aldermen Manu. Wines, Martin, Hall, Kitson and Pres. Cooley. - 6 To tlie Common C'ouncil of the City .;ii Al1]);!1: Your committee to whonn waa reterrrd the palnting of a valí map of city, designed to hang in the oounil iliiiinkT, rcspictfuüy submit that proper specifications - whicli accompny this report- were drawn up, and that they liave received three bids, one ol u.ii'-'i was nol iin proper form and henee received no consideration. Althongb the prlee named in the fcid accep table to the eommittee is in excess oL tbat originally deemed necesBary, ii has Ibecome evident that anything less than a map painted in oil ■colors and on artista canvas vould lie a iiuestionable expi The two bids given by Messers. 1!. U. Morgan and George 1!. Sohwab have been carefully examined, and after a tih'orough investigation of all ïhe requlred condltions for a map suitíible for tiie use of the council, wè re:tiully recommend taai ii the map be ordered, I i contract be given to Mr. 1!. Ii. Morgan lor one hundred ■and sixly dollars. (.slGÜ.) We also recommended iiiat the Item ïu tiie specification requiring xhe lot Jines in each block, be omitted. Mr. Morgan also agrecs to insert the necessary Unes to describe the sewer system, whenever the eouncil may order it. Reapectfully eubmitted. M. K. COOLEY. ÜEO. ALLJJENDINGEE L. D. WINES. Comniittee. Aid. Wines moved that the report the eommittee be accepted and tidopted, and Mr. Morgan make a map üceording to sample and specifications, which motion prevailed by u yea and nay vote as follows: Yeas - Aid. Manu , Wines, Allmentlinger, Martin, Fillmore, Furgeson, O'Hearn, Hall, Kitson, Renberg, TayJor and Cooley.- 12. Nay- Herz.- 1. To the Co-mmon Council: Your special eommittee to vhom was erferred the duty of negotiating for the extensión of öummit st., s-espectfullj' report that they have had he matter under eonsideration, that ney have interviewed the owners of the lands required for that purpose, The Aun Arbor Gas Oo. and Mrs. Mary -A. Foley. The lands of the Gas Co. Jncluding all oí lot No 16 can be obi-ained for $o00, thus enabling the city aiot only to -sviden Detroit st. for a distance of 1G3 feet, and at a point wiiere the same is greatly needed on ■account of the 6treet railway tracks, as veil as extending Summit street. The least sum Mrs. Foley would '4-ake for that part of lot 15 needed, ivas rOOO. Your eommittee are of Whe opinión that such a sum is great-Jy in excess of the real worth of the lands required, including all possible damage to come from the opening of such street, the amount of land required beiug less than 1,000 square ieet, and your eommittee deellined to accept any sucii oífer, being of the opinión i ". i . 1 1 such laad ia worth lesa than $100 and that her other lands wil! be benefif d rather than Injured by the extensión jí Summit street is projv Your eommittee tiierefore must report that they were not allc to make r conclude any agreement with such land owners, for the extensión ol such street, and, without making any recommendations whalevcr on the premisas, ask to be disöharged from íurthrr consideration oí the subject. Dated Augusí 8rd, L891. Respectfully submltted A. II. FILLMOBB. E, G. MANN. WAI.TEU L. TAYLOR. Couimittoo. Aid. 0' Iloai.i moved that the report lx? accepted aad the commltteA (Jladiaopged from the íurther eonsidertion ol the same, which motion prevalled. IIEPOETS iif CITY OFFICKRS. The City Clerk reported that he had received two bids on the Fourth avenue cowpond. Karl Seeger,125,andGeo. Alluieiidinger, $130. MOTIONS AM) RESOLUTIONS. Aid. Kitson moved tbat the vote by which the report of Street Commune made at the last meeting refusing appropriations asked f or building stom' culverta on Felch, Fifth and Ilill streets. and other matters was adapted be reconsideredj which motion prevailed. By Aid. Wineö: Resolved, That the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars be and is hereby appropriated trom the streel f und for coping on South University avenue. Which resolution prevailed byyeaa and nays as follows: Yeas - Aid.: Wines, Herz, Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson. Rehberg, Hall, Kitson and Pres. Cooley. - il Nays - Aid. Manu and Taylor.-2 By Aid. Fillmore. Resolved: That the snin of four hnndred and lili v dollars be and is hereby appropriated from the street tumi for building stone culvert ou Felch street acróss, mili race. 8rd ward. Aid Wines moved that said resolution be laid on the table. Which motion did not prevail by a vea and nay vote as follows: Yeas- Aid. Mann, Ilerz, Taylor and Kitson.- 4. Nays- Aid. Wines. Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Fergnson, Renberg, Hall and Pres. Cooley.- 9 Thereupon the resolution of Aid. Fillmore prevailed by a yea and nay vote as follows: Yes- Aid. AVines, lier.. Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore. O'Hearn, Fergusoii, Renberg, Hall and Tres. Cooley. -10 Nays- ■ Aid Mann, Taylor and Kitson. - 3 Jiy Aid. AVines: llesolved, That the sum of three handled and lift y dollars be and is hereby appropriated from the street fund ' for building stone culvert on Fit tli street, second ward. across Allen creek. Which motion prevailed by a yea and Kay vote as follows: Yeas- Aid. Wines, Herz, Martin, Allmendiuger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Rehberg, Hall, and Fres. Cooley- 10. "avs- Aid. Mann. Taylor, and Kitson- 3. By Alderman Mann: Besolved, That the sum of three hundred and üfty dollars be and is hereby appropriated from the street tand for building stone culvert on Ilill street, on creek bettveen Packard street and Fifth avenue, First ward. Which resolution prevailed by a yea and nay, vote as follows: Yeas- Aid. Mann, Wines, Herz, Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Rehberg and Hall- 10. Naya- Aid. Taylor, Kitson and Pres. Cooley- 3. lïy Aid. Taylor: Resolved, That the Board of Public Works be and are hereby instructed to receive bids for and construct an iron bridge in place of Bridge No. 3, at a cost irot to exceed $2,500. Which resolution prevailed by a yea and nay vote as follows: Yeas - Aid. Mann, Wines, Hprz, Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'llearn. Ferguson; Taylor. Rehberg, Hall, Kitson. and Pres. Cooley- 13. Nays - None. By Aid. Taylor: Resolved, That the City Attorney be and is hereby instructed tonotifythe Ann Arbor Street Railway Company, that that portion of the street railway ordinance relativo to transfer of passengera for one fare is being violated, and to request said company to reuiedy the evil at once. Which resolution prevailed by a yea and nay vote as follows: Yeas - Aid. Mann, Wines, Herz. Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn. Ferguson, Taylor, Rehberg, Hall, Kitson, and Pres. Cooley- 13. Nays- None. Hy Aid. Mann: llesolved. That the offer of Geo. Allmendinger of one hundred and thirty dollars for the Fourth avenue pound be accepted, that a conveyance for the same be executed and delivered on payment of said sum. That they, the said Mayor and City Clerk, are hereby appointed, constituted and authorized to sign, execute and deliver such conveyance in the name fo and no behalf of the city. Which resolution prevailed by a yea and nay vote as follows: Yeas - Aid. Mann, Wines, Ilerz, Martin, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Taylor, Eehberg, Hall, Kitson, and Pres. Cooley- 13. Nays- None. By Alderman Ferguson: Wnereas.This Council havingthrough its committee duly instructed for that purpose, made a fair and reasonable effort to obtain the right of way for the extensión of Summit street easterly from Beakes street to Detroit street; also a release of damage likely to be occasioneel thereby, and this Council doth declare that such right of way has not been acquired by pinchase or otherwise, for the reason that they were not able to agree with the persons interested in the land and tenements, required therefor, or affected thereby, therefore Resolved, That the City Clerk do certify this resolution to the City Attoruey, who is hereby directed forthwith to institute proceedings in condemnation, and acquire such right of way and settle such and all such claims for damages. Aid. Mann moved to lay said resolución on the table, which motion prevailed by a vea and nay vote as follows: Yeas- Aid. Mann, Wines, Herz, Martin, Taylor, Kitson, Pres. and Cooley Nays- Aid. Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Rehberg,and Hall. -6. By Aid. Hall: Resolved, ïliat the Street Comnüssioner order the Telephone Co. to move their several (5 or 6] polea froin the south Bide of North University avenue to the center of that. avenue, tint the wbole oí said narrow avenue may be givela lor driviuc; purposes without dauger, Whieh resolution prevailed. By Aid. Huil: Resolved that a oommittee be appoiuted to confer with the Univwsity authorities in regard to the placing of one or more eleotxic lights on the university giounds. Wliieii motiou was ref erred to Lighting Comtnittee. I'.y Aid. Wines: ,','■ solved, that the folio Ing sldewalka be and ,d graded and constructed vrithin U'ii ilns from August 26th,on the west elde of Broadway street and tn front oí Iota and premises owned and occupied by Ukfollowing uamed persons : Edwin Kent, store No.S, lot 1. block 7. Brown & Fuller Additlon. Willlam W. Saunders, land bounded north and easl bf allj . south ) . west Eelloeg's iand, lot I, block7, BrownA Fuller Bald sidewalks shall be Bvefeet In width and shall be constructed of good pine plank, froni sap, wnich sluill iur be iess than i thlckness, more than twelve or Lesa than ivo inclies wide, and lald on oak, cedar, plne or hem - ■ - than tuo by four lnches lii aot more than four feet apart. The plank sliall be laid lengthwlse of the atreet ana shall be laid with uaUs not less than twenty penny, with it k'ast two at rach end of eacb plank mul not less than two at any otber beaiing. Tl'uy shall be raised from the ourbstone In the proportion oi elght lnches 1d 30 feet and oon lorm to the established grade tn cas o er or occupant in Eront of which said walk Ishereby ordered laid shall neglect to build said ralk In accordance vvlth the reaolutlon and the ordinance of theeity witliin the time tierein limited, lt shall be the duty of the Board of Public Works to at once cause the sanio to be done lu accordance witb this resolution and make report thereof ann of the cosl of the same to the Common ouneil, in accordance with the ordinances of tue city. Carried. Yeas- Aldermen Manu. Wines, Herz, Martin. Allmeudinger, Flllmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Taylor, Kehbnrg, Hall, Kitson and President Cebley. - IS. Nays - None By Aid. Wint s : Raolved, That the foUowlng Bidewalka be and are uereby ordered graded and consi ructed within tendays from Aug. 26th, on the vvesl slde of 7 1 li Btreet, and in front of ïots and premises oh uní and oooupled by 1 1 1 ■ followlng named persons : Herman Harkham, Iota 11 and 12, Thompson, Spoor v Thompsoo Addltion. lol, Iota 9 and 10, Thompson, Spoor ,v Thompson Addltlou. Johu Brownmiller, lot 8, Thompson, Spoor & Thompson Addltion. HudsonT. Morton, lot 7, Thompson, Spoor & Thompson Additiou. Mrs. i). Church, lot 6, Thompson, spoorifc Thompson Addition. Mr. Welnberg, lot ■", Thompson, Spoor & Thompson Additiou. llurvey Banlster, lot 4, Thompson, Spoor i Thompson Additou. The said sidewalks shal) beflve feet in widtb and shall be cbnstructed of good plne plank, free trom sap. v.hich shall not be less ilnm two Inches in thlckness, mort' than twelve or tess tlian live Inchea wide, and laid on oak, cedar, pint' or hemlock sleepers not loss than two by tour Inches in slze, to la' placed in airs not mort' than four feet apart. The plank shall be laid lengthwise of the street and shall be lald vvlth nails not less than twenty penny, wltb at least tuo at each end of each plank and nut less than two at any other buariiii.-. They shall be raisetl from the curbstone in the proportion of eight inches in twenty feet and conform to the established grade. In case the owner or oecupant in front of which Baid wal k is hereby ordered lald shall neglect to bulld sald walk in accordance with the resolutlon andordinance of the city within the time hereln UmIted, it shall be the duty of the lioard oi Public Works to at once canse the same to be done [n accordance wlth thls resolutlon and make report thereof anti of the cost of the sanie to theCommon Council. in accordance wlth the ordinances of the city. Carrled. Yeas - Vldermen Mann. Wlnes, llerz. Martiu, Allmendinger, Fillmore, O'Hearn, Ferguson, Taylor, Renburg, Hall. Kitsou and President Cooley. - 18. Navs- None. By Aid. Wines: Resolved, That the fo.llowlngsldewalksbeand are hereby ordered graded and coaatructed wiihin ten days trom Aug. 26th on the northrlyside of Travy streef and in front of lots and premises owncd and OCCupledby the following named persons : I'olly [rish, lot 7. block 6 Brown & Fitller Addltion. Earl Ware. lot 9, block 6( Brown cv. Kuiler Addltion. ■Yalter Bilble, lot 10, bloei; 6, Bron-u & Fuller Addltion. John Beasley, land bounded n by Wrlght, e by lot 53, Traver's Addltion, s by Neatbammer's landi west byTraver street, Iota ïö.io, anti 19, block 6, Brown A Fuller Additlon. J. G. Nelthammer Luid boundeó north and sonth by Beasley's land and west by Traver street. Archibald Wrlght, landed bounded north by ]avis' Land, easi y Wilkinson'a land, south by Beasley's land and west by Traver street. John McNally, land bounded north by rallroad, east by Traver Btreet,south by Wrlght's land and r--i í.y I raverstreetj Traver Add. Almedn Armstrong, Land bonnded nortb by Manly's land. east and south by rallroad and west by Travel' street. EU 8. Manly. land commenclng on the line of Traver street. at thesoutnwest corner of Cooper's land. thence southerly along Traver street 16 roda i:;1 o feet, t henee southeast 66 feet to lands of T. & A. A. rallroad, thence northeast parallel to lands of said Traver street, lü rods 1:;'., feet to lands of said Cooper, thence northwesterly along said Cooper land 6(i feet to the place oi beginning, sectiou 21, town '2, south range east. William Cooper, land bounded north by Ferry's land. cast by Hardlnghaua, south by Manly. west by Traver street, Traver's Additi'on. Johu C'. Allmèndinger, land bounded north by Ledyard's, east by Frey's, south by Cooper's and west by Traver street. Nelson Hogers, lanl bounded north by Mager's east by railroad, south by Ferry's land and west by Traver street. Adam Mager, land bounded north by Stone's land. east by railroad, south by Roger's laud and west by Traver street. Mrs. Sarah ('. Fisher. laud boundednorth by Mccolluins. east by Hardiimhaus, west by Traver street and south bv Mager's. The saldeldewalka shali be four feet In width andshall be ronstrueted of good pine plank, free from sap. whlch shall be not less than two inches in thlckness, more than twelve or less than tive Inches wlde, and laid on oak, cedar, pine or hemlock sleepers not less than two by four inches in size. to be placed in pairs hot more than four feet apart. The plank shall be laid lengthwise of the street and shall be laid with uails not less than tweuty penny, with at least two at each eud of each plank and not les thau two at any other bearing. They shall be ralsed from the curbstone in the proportiou of cight inches ir. 20 feet and cohlorm to the established grade. In case the owner or occupant in front of which said walk is herebv ordered laid shall neglect to build said walk in accordance with the resolution and the ordiuance of the city within the time hereiu limited, it shalL be the duty of the Board of Public Works to at once cause the same to done in accordance with this resolution aud make report thereof and of the cost of the same to the ('oinmon ('ouncil in accordance wltb the ordinances of the city, Yeas- .Udennen Mann. Wines, Herz, Martin, Allmeudinger, Filltnore. O'Hearn, Ferguson, Taylor, Rehburg. Hall, Kitson and President Cooley.- 13. Naya - None. Council tlien adjourned.