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686 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Dec 21 1888 1027 The City Attorney submits an ordinance entitled "An Ordinance to regulate the construction alteration repair and removal of building within certain limits for the prevention of fires" Passed by the following vote. In favor F J Burns D E Durie Jos Green T E Jones Jas McCombs J F McDonald U R Niesz C F Reitze. Against the same None. 1028 The City Clerk submits an ordinance entitled "An Special Ordinance appropriating money to pay audited bills" Passed by the following vote. In favor F J Burns D E Durie Jos Green T E Jones Jas McCombs J F McDonald U R Niesz C F Reitze. Against the same None. The City Attorney submits a memorial of the Common Council of the City of Seattle praying that the Government of the United States admit the Territory of Washington to the sisterhood of states. It is ordered that the Clerk forward one copy each to the Clerk of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives of the United States at Washington DC. Ordered that the Council do now adjourn until Friday Dec 28th 1888 at 7 o'clock PM Approved Robert Moran mayor Attest W R Forrest clerk Dec 28th 1888 Be it remembered that on the 28th day of December AD 1888 the Common Councilof the City of Seattle met pursuant to adjournment in their council chambers in the City Hall Present His Hon Mayor Robert Moran Councilmen D E Durie Jos Green Thos E Jones Jas McCombs J F McDonald C F Reitze and Depty Clerk C W Ferris Petitions etc. Petition of Johnson & Fisher to place new floor in building situated on Washington Street near So Third Street read and referred to Fire and Water Committee with power to act. Petition of W F Epler and others for the grading and sidewalking

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687 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Dec 28 1888 of Poplar Street from Depot Street to Prospect Avenue on Ellsworth Street Read & referred to Street Committee Petition of Gumbert & Johnson for rebate of license Read & granted. Petition of A P Anderson to put partitions on building on Columbia Street. Read & referred to Fire & Water Committee with power to act. Petition of Morgan J Carkeek for the vacating of a portion of Choate Street Read & Referred to Street Committee Petition of Geo F Smith Bros and Butler for permission to erect brick walls under building on Washington Street known as Oregon Market Read & referred to Fire & Water Com. Petition of W V Rinehart for a sewer in Blk 'K' Bell's 5th Read & Owners of abutting property allowed to constructsewer at their own expense. Committee Reports From Judiciary Committee granting petition of Jno Sexton for rebate of tax paid on personal property if said personal property is outside City. Adopted. From Street Committee granting petition of G M Haller for the widening of Willow Street Adopted. From Same Committee in regard to matter of widening Commercial Street and extending Front Street through aley in Blk 8 Maynard's Plat report that they see no way of making such improvements withour great expense to the City and recommend that the property owners deed to the City a stretch ten feet wide on each side of Commercial Street and the property benefitted pay an ap

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688 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Dec 1888 praised price for that which is damaged. Adopted Read & ordered filed. From Same Committee granting petition of James Campbell to move building situated on Lot 7 B 20 Boren's to L 3 B 20 A A Denny's Addn Adopted. From Fire & Water Committee granting petition of L W Foss to change doors in building Cor Cherry and Second Streets adopted. From License & evenue committee rejecting the application of Frank Clancy for a retail liquor license on Grant Street head of Bay. In favor adption [D E Durie]], J Green, T E Jones, Jas McCombs, C F Reitze Against J F McDonald Report Adopted. License Referred Eugene W Nay Seventh Street Tax Levy Ord 848# Ordered that a tax of 573 Mills on each and every dollar of the assessed valuation of all the property included within the assessment district created by Ordinance No 848 be and the same hereby is levied on said property for the purpose of paying for the improvements of Seventh Street from Mill Street to Madison Street in the City of Seattle. Tenth Street Tax Levy Ord 944# Ordered that a tax of 466 Mills on each and every dollar of the assessed valuation of all the property included within the assessment district created byOrdinance No 944 be and the same hereby is levied on said property for the purpose of paying for the improvements of Tenth Street from Seneca Street to Broadway in the City of Seattle. So Eleventh Street Tax Levy Ord 946# Ordered that a tax of 435 Mills on each and every dollar of the assessed valuation of all the property included within the assessment district created by Ordinance No 946 be and the same hereby is levied on said property for the purpose of paying for the improvements of So Eleventh Street from Mill Street to Lane Street in the City of Seattle.

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689 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Dec 28 1888 Ordered that the Committee on Street Lights place two lights in rear of Canadian Pacific Docks. Ordered that the $600.00 paid by Frank Clancy for a retail liquor license be refunded to him. Upon motion of Councilman Green the Mayor appoints Messrs Durie and Jones a committee to receive the Road Commission. Ordered that the Fire & Water Committee purchase a Lumber wagon for the use of the Fire Department. Matter of licensing and regulating sewer commissioners referred to Sewer Committee and City Attorney. the City Attorney submits an ordinance entitled "An Ordinance in relation to sewers and deainage" Passed by the Following vote: In Favor D E Durie, Jos Green T E Jones, Jas McCombs, J F McDonald, C F Reitze, Agains Same none. Ordered that the Council do now adjourn Approved Robert Moran mayor Attest W R Forrest clerk by C W Ferris dep

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