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506 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE July 18/84 Be it remembered that on this the 18th day of July, 8114 the Common Council of the City of Seattel meets in its CouncilChamber pursuant to the call of His onor the Mayor H G Struve. The following Officers are present to wit: His Honor the Mayor H G Struve and Councilmen Thos Clancy, B F Day, John Keenen, Chas McDonald, B L Northrup, Otto Ranke, U M Rasin & F W Wusthoff. Thereupon the following proceedings are had: Petitions rec'd From Kate Regan for removalof racks & Rubbish from property. Rejected From W R Brawley et al for improving Front Street between Pike and Wall Streets for Street Railway. Granted & Street Commissioner instructed to Make the improvements prayed for. From Chief of Police for an increase of salary to $150.00 per month granted Atty instructed to submit an Ordinance therefor. From Gordon Hardware Co for the right to keep powder in Store Granted upon the condition that the Committee on Fire & Water are satified that the place of storage is safe. Licenses Ordered Issued L B Parker for grocery license for 3 months from July 12, 1884 F Claus for grocery license for 3 months from July 12 Miles & McCormick for retail license for 3 months from July 15 Wm Busha forretail license for 3 months from July 17 Miles & Thomas for retail license for 3 months from July 17 Claims PIad The following claims having been duly audited by the council are ordered paid by Warrants drawn on the funds & in the amounts following To wit: City Fund E S Osborne Services as Registrar No 745 $157.95 S D HoweMember of the Board of Registration 746 $15. Andrew StorahMember of the Board of Registration 747 $15. Frank SeidelMember of the Board of Registration 748 $15. Herald Pub Co Printing Registration list 749 $146.50 R E Robertson Special Officer Election Day 750 $1. [?] Special Officer Election Day 751 $3.

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507 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE July 18/84 Ed Parker Special Officer Election Day 751,752 $3 H R Turnbull Special Officer Election Day 753 $3 M J Mills Special Officer Election Day 754 $3 W P Smith Special Officer Election Day 755 $3 T H Campbell Special Officer Election Day 756 $3 M L Petty Special Officer Election Day 757 $3 J H McGraw Sheriff's Fees 758 $35.50 J H McGraw Plumbing City HAll 759 $11.15 J H McGraw Taxes Refunded 760 $3.70 J H McGraw Taxes Refunded 761 $2.83 Fire Fund Young & McKeon Labor on hose No 403 $4.50 John Sturm Washing hose No 404 $1.50 James Dunham Washing hose No 405 $3. J F Trana Washing hose No 406 $3. Alfred Snyder Brooms & Cleaning Material No 407 $2.50 M J Callinan Coal No 408 $7.50 G Kellogg Coal No 409 $7. W A Perry Coal No 410 $6. G Kellogg & Co Cleaning Material No 411 $9.90 Gordon Hardware Co Files, Waste etc. No 412 $4.50 Spring Hill Water Co. Water No 413 $12. The Fire Contee returns the report of the Chief of the Fire Dept with their apporval Ordered that the Street Commissioneer be & he is hereby instructed to Plank over the railriad track way between Columbis & Washington Streets for fire purposes, porvided the Railroad Co contract [?] Ordered that the chif of the Fire Dept be & he is hereby instructed to remove a tongue [?] R R Co Fire Engine] Bids Rec'd And now the Council proceeds to open the bids for the [?]

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508 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE July 18/84 Battery Streets which bids are as follows to wit: J T Jordan $3900. W C Muir $3800. Ordered that the bids be rejected And now the Council proceeds to open & consider the bids for the sewer in Madison Street which bids are as follows to wit: J T Jordan per running foot $1.60 Wm Harkins per running foot $1.18 Ordered that the contract be awarded to Wm Harkins upon his Executing a bond in the sum of $500.00 Ordered that the time for completion of said Improvement be & is hereby fixed at October 1,1884 And now the Council proceeds to open & Consider the bids for the grading of Front, Kentucky, Harrison & Temperance Streets under Ordinance No 565, which bids are as follows to wit: Wm Harkins Earthwork per yd. 32 cents Cribbing per sq yd $2.50 Sidewalk per M B M [thousand board feet] $14. Box Dains per M B M [thousand board feet] $17. Grubbing & Clearing per acre $100. Or for the total sum of $8400.00 S G Simpson Earthwork per yd. 28 cents Cribbing per sq yd $2. Sidewalk per M B M [thousand board feet] $13. Box Dains per M B M [thousand board feet] $20. Grubbing & Clearing per acre $100. Orderd that the Contract be & is hereby awarded to S G Simpson upon his executing a bond inthe sum of $4000.00 Ordered that the time for the completion of said Improvement be & is bereby fixed at Nov 1,1884 And now the Council proceeds to open and consider the bids for the Improvement of Fifth Street under Ordinance No 573 which bids are as follows to wit:

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509 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE July 18/84 Wm Harkins Earthwork per yd. 32 cents Cribbing per sq yd $2.25 Sidewalk per M B M [thousand board feet] $14. Box Dains per M B M [thousand board feet] $20. Grubbing & Clearing per acre $100. S G Simpson Earthwork per yd. 33 cents Cribbing per sq yd $2. Sidewalk per M B M [thousand board feet] $13.50 Box Dains per M B M [thousand board feet] $20. Grubbing & Clearing per acre $100. [information above is drawn into a table] Orderd that the contract be & is hereby awarded to Wm Harkins upon his executing a bond in the sum of $1500.00 Ordered tthat the time for the completion of said improvement be & is hereby fixed at Oct 1,1884 Ordered that the chairman of the Gas Comtee be & is hereby instructed to procure 6 new "Boulevard" lamps Ordinances An Ordinance is submitted entitled "To amend section 2 of Ordinance No 574" After due consideration said Ordinance is adopted upon the following vote, to wit: In favor of adoption Clancy, Day, Keenen, McDonald, Ranke, Rasin & Wusthoff. Against adoption Northrup The Atty submits an ordinance entitled "To amend section 11 ofOrdinance No 246 in action to pay fees and compensation of the City Officers" After due consideration said Ordin-ance is adopted upon the following vote, to wit: In favor of adoption Clancy, Keenen, McDonald, Ranke, Rasin & Wusthoff. Against adoption Day & Northrup An Ordinance is submitted entitled "A Special Ordinance appropriating money to pay audited bills" After due consideration said Ordinance is adopted upon the following vote, to wit: In favor of adoption Clancy, Day,Keenen, McDonald, Northrup, Ranke, Rasin & Wusthoff. Against adoption none. An Ordinance is submitted entitled "To appropriate three hundred dollars for the purchase of a hose cart" adopted upon the following vote, to wit: In favor of adoption Clancy, Day,Keenen, McDonald, Northrup, Ranke, Rasin & Wusthoff. Against adoption none. Ordered that the contract for furnishing the Mayors [?Mewage] be & is hereby awarded to Clarence Hambert Ordered that the Chief of the Fire Dept is hereby instructed to

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510 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE July 18/84 purchase the hose carriage authorized by Ordinance adopted at the meeting Ordered that the Attorney be & is hereby instructed to submit an Ordinance regulating monthly allowances to each Fire Co. for the support of such co. Ordered that teh Council stand now adjourned until Thursday July 24, 1884 at 8 o'clock pm Attest E S Osborne clerk Approved H G Struve mayor July 25/84 Be it remembered that on this the 25th day of July 1884 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to adjournment The following Oficers are present to wit: His Honor the Mayor H G Struve and Councilmen B F Day,Geo W Harris, Chas McDonald, B L Northrup, Otto Ranke, U M Rasin & F W Wusthoff. Thereupon the following proceedings are had: Petitions rec'd From J W Hunt et al for repealing the Ordinance requiring Bells on ows Referred to Judiciary Comtee From Willis Milliken for a position on the Polive Force. Referred to Police Comtee. From Preston Nott & Co offering to furnish an Amos King Steam Fire Engine. Referred to Special Comtee on purchasing an Engine with instructions to confer with the Chief of the Fire Dept and Chief Engineer. Communications Rec'd From Chief Lind resigning as a member of the Police force Resignation Accepted Reprots Rec'd From Surveyor submitting a plat of the new Cemetary referred to Comtee on Public Grounds From Atty on the petitions of G N Alexander to construct Jackson Street Grade [?] into City funds [?] referred to Judiciary Comtee

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