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68 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Aug 11 1886 Be it remembered that on this11th day of August 1886 the CommonCouncil of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to adjournment. The following Officers are present to wit: Mayor W H Shoudy and Councilmen Coulter, Furth, Frink, Green Hinckley]], Lake, Russell and Reitze Whereupon the following proceedings were had to wit: Communication from Street Commissioner Cummings in regard to Front Street sidewalk received, read and referred to Street Committee. Report of Justice G A Hill for month of July referred to Judiciary Committee. Committee Reports Received From Judiciary Committee recommending that the claim of J H Woolery for $200. be not allowed. Adopted From same committee returning with their approval the monthly reports of Justice G A Lyon & City Jailor James Bogart adopted. Licenses Referred Gumbert & Dickman & M J McDonough Claims Allowed The following claims against the City having been duly audited and allowed are ordered paid by warrants drawn audited and allowed are ordered paid by warrants drawn on the several funds as follows to wit: J D Thompson Warrant #1844 City 23.06 Special Police T Bueter Warrant #1845 City 14.68 Special Police C Hoisington Warrant #1846 City 18.87 Special Police [total]56.61 Seattle Gas Light Co Warrant #157 Gas 471.99 Gas etc July Wilson & Wiggins Warrant #886 Fire 5.00 Work on Jackson St Fire Boardman & Woolery Warrant #887 Fire 6.00 Washing Hose F M Willard Warrant #888 Fire 3.00 Washing Hose James Dunham Warrant #889 Fire 2.50 Ex work at fire Warner & Manning Warrant #890 Fire 6.00 Washing Hose Spring Hill Water Co Warrant #42 Water 203.50 Water July

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69 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Aug 11 1886 and now the Council proceeds to the Motion of police officers Councilman Frink moves that the vote for police officers by taken by Ayes & Noes. Councilman Furth moves as an amendment that the Council now proceed to elect one Captain of Police and nine policemen which is lost by the folowing vote Ayes Coulter Furth, Green, and Russell Noes Frink, Hinckley, Lake and Reitze. There being a tie vote the Mayor decides it by voting No, Councilman Frink now moves as an amendment to his original motion that the Council proceed to elect on Captain of Polic and nine Policemen and that the vote by taken by Ayes & Noes. Carried by the following Ayes Frink, Hinckley, Lake & Reitze Noes Furth, Green, Coulter & Russell, the vote being a tie, the mayor decides it by voting Aye. Councilman Reitze moves that the names of the persons nominated be called and that they be voted on separately carried by the following vote, Ayes Frink, Lake, Hinckley, & Reitze Noes Coulter, Furth, Green,& Russell, there being a tie, the mayor decides it by voting Aye. Councilman Furth moves that the council proceed to vote for Capt W H D Wolffe for Captain of Police, carried W H D Wolffe being placed in nomination for Captain of Police is defeated by the following votes Ayes Coulter, Furth, Green,& Russell. noes Frink, Hinckley, Lake & Reitze there being a tie, the mayor decides it by voting No. James Welch is placed in nomination for Captain of Police and elected by the following votes Ayes Frink, Hinckley, Lake & Reitze Noes Coulter, Furth, Green & Russell, there being a tie, the mayor decides it by voting Aye. Thereupon the following named persons are nominated and Elected policemen to wit: Fred Voigt, Tobias Butler, W H Pinckney, J L McClellan, J L McDaniel, Thos H Campbell, J W Hunt, Wm Morris & F A Fay. The upon each of said persons being the same as that for James Welch Captain of Police the mayor casting the deciding vote, with the

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70 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Aug 11 1886 exception of J W Hunt and F A Fay, who each received five votes of the Council. The Mayor announces that he has amended his previous appointment of Committee as follows:

Judiciary and } J Furth chairman Legislative } J M Frink & T D Hinckley

Public Buildings} Chas F Reitze chairman and Grounds } C W Coulter & J M Frink

Health and} T D Hinckley chairman Police } J M Frink & Robt Russell

Finance} J M Frink chairman } T D Hinckley & J Furth

Streets and } T W Lake chairman Street Improvements } C F Reitze & Robt Russell

Fire and Water} J M Frink chairman Supply } T W Lake & Joseph Green

Street Lights} J Green chairman } C F Reitze & J Furth

License and} T D Hinckley chairman Revenue } T W Lake & C W Coulter

Harbor and} T W Lake chairman Wharves } J Furth & R Russell

Sewers and} J Green chairman Drainage } C W Coulter & J M Frink

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71 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Aug 11 1886 On motion of Councilman Lake the Clerk is directed to advertise for bids for furnishing the City with Lumber for the ensuing year Councilman Reitze moves that the Clerk be instructed to advertise for bids for lighting the streets and care of Street lights for a term of one to five years Lost Councilman Furth moves that the Clerk be directed to call for bids for lighting the lighting the streets and care of Lamps for a term of one year. CouncilmanFrink moves to amend by advertising for a term of five years. The amendment being voted upon is lost. And the original motion being put is carried and the Clerk ordered to advertise for bids for lighting the streets and care of Street Lamps for the term of one year. An Ordinance is submitted by the Clerk entitled "A special ordinance appropriating money to pay audited bills" which is passed by the following vote; in favor of same Coulter, Furth, Frink, Green, Hinckly, Lake, Reitze & Russell. Against none. Ordered that the Council do now adjourn W H Shoudy, mayor attest: W R Forrest, clerk Aug 20 1886 Be it remembered that on this 20th day of August A D 1886 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to law: The following officers are present to wit: Mayor W H Shoudy and Councilmen J M Frink, Joseph Green, T D Hinckley, T W Lake, R Russell & C F Reitze . Whereupon the following proceedings were had to wit: The minutes of the last meeting were read & approved Petitions Communications etc

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