Spring City (Utah) Council Minutes

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It was moved and carried that a Board of Health consisting of three persons be appointed. John Schofield, T.B. Allred, and Louritz Larsen were appointed said board. It was agreed to employ W. P. Allred as physician. William G. Billington was emp loyed as messenger by the council. The council agreed that schools and all public gathering should be dispensed with for the present. Adjourned Sine Die Tuesday Feb 3. 1880 The council met in the tithing office. Mayor Larsen presiding. Prayer by Louritz Larsen. N.P. Nielsen applied to get unexpired term of his license transfered to T.E. Friese which was granted by the council. Three (3) Dollars were appropriated to J. T. Ellis for one ton of coal for the use of the council. Two Dollars and forty five cents (2.45, for hauling the coal. A petition from H. W. Puzey was asking an appropriation of Five (5) Dollars for services as policeman; and laid over until Mr. Puzey could meet with the council and inform them of the services. The reports of those who had charge of the canyon hands in order to increase the water, were read and ait was agreed to present the reports before a mass meeting of the people. The city treasurers requested that he be allowed a

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fixed per centage on all money or orders recieved and paid out. And the council agreed that the city treasurers be paid hereafter 3 pr cent. The board of health made remarks about the health of the town. Council adjourned until Feb. 13, 1880 Prayer by John. Allred. Friday, February 13, 1880. City Council met in the tithing office Mayor Larsen presiding. Prayer by J. A. Allred C. S. Nielsen applied to get 12 1/2 acres of water on a water permit transfered to him from Peter Justesen. The council agreed that twelve and a half (12 1/2) acres of water be taken from Peter Justesen and granted to C.S. Nielsen. The petition of H. W. Puzey asking an appropriation of Five (5) Dollars was taken up and granted by the council. The resignation of H. W. Puzey as policeman was read and accepted by the council. John T. Lambert applied for a licence to well goods + merchandize for a period of six (6) months for the People Coop Store, which was granted by the council on payment of Four ($4) Dollar, dating from the 26th of Jan. Council adjourned till the 24th of Feb. Prayer by C.G. Larsen.

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Tuesday, Feb. 24, 1880 Council met in the tithing office. Called to order by the Mayor. Prayer by the Mayor A petition was read from J. T. S. Allred. City Sexton, asking an appropriation of Five Dollars ($5.) for surveying eighty graveyard lots and setting some of the stakes. The council appropriated Five dollars ($5.) to J. T. S. Allred for his services at the grave yard. A petition from W. P. Allred Physician asking an appropriation of Six Dollars ($6) for professional services was read. And the council appropriated Six Dollars to W. P. Allred for his services as quarentine physician. The Mayor stated that it was necessary to appoint a Head Water Masters and an ordinance was drafted and paused appointing H. A. Thompson head water master for the year 1880. Council adjourned for two weeks. Prayer by John Schofield. Tuesday March 9, 1880. City Council met in the tithing office. Mayor Larson presiding. Prayer by John Schofield. The names of the sub water masters of the City and field water ditches were read and approved by the council. The members of the board of health stated

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that they had agreed as a board to pay seventeen lb. wheat to Wm G. Billington the messenger during the late richness The council appropriated seventeen lb wheat to pay Wm. G Billington for his services during the late sickness of diptheria The council appropriated eleven ) 11 ( lbs. wheat and forty six lbs to John Schofield T.B. Allred, and Louritz Larsen the members of the board of health for their services during the late sickness of dipptheria. It was agreed that the board of health to be released from duty, and that meeting and puplic gatherings be recommenced. Prayer by John T. Lambert. Concil adjourned for two weeks. Tuesday March 23, 1880. Council met in the Tithing Office Mayor Larsen presiding Prayer by John T. Lambert. R. W. Allred St. supervisor presented a petition for One hundred and fifty cents for services in turning the water from destroying the streets into the big ditch. The council appropriated One Dollar and fifty - hundreds ($1.50/100) to R. W. Allred for services in turning the water from flooding the streets of teh City. The subject of building a city loch-

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and the most suitable place for a site were discussed by the council. Prayer by T.B. Allred. Council adjourned for two weeks. Tuesday April 6, 1880 Council met in the tithing office and a adjourned for one week. Tuesday April, 13, 1880 A minority of the city council met in the Tithing office and adjourned Sine Die Tuesday April 20, 1880. City Council met in the Tithing office Mayor Larsen presiding. Prayer by T. B. Allred. The Mayor stated that the Head Water Master would give in his report A. H. Thompsen Head Water Master gave a verbal report for the current year. He stated that several gates were requir ed; and he thought it necessary to have a half day's work for every city lot; and one days work for every twenty acres of land in order to clean and repair the big ditch The Mayor and several of the councilors spoke about the advisability of procuring the lot used used as the public corral for the use of the city. And it was agreed to bring the matter before the public It was agreed to call a meeting of the

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land owners on Monday, April 26, 1880 by putting up notices, in order to fix the rate of compensation to the water master and the amount of work required to repair the big ditch. An appropriation of three lb Wheat was made to Catherine Billington for services in waiting upon Nicholi[lunds] family during the late sickness of diptheria One hundred and sixty lbs (160) wheat wer appropriated to Jos. H. Allred late head water master as pay for 40 acres of land. Council adjourned for 3 weeks. Prayer by Lauritz Larsen April 26, 1880 According to notice by the City Council a public meeting was held in the Meeting house in relation to work on the main water ditches. Mayor Larsen presiding Prayer by Louritz Larsen. The Mayor stated that the head water master considered it necessary that 1/2 days work for each City lot and one days work for every twenty (20) acres of land be performed by every land holder. It was moved by Jos. Commander seconded by Francis King that the Head Water master be paid 4 lbs wheat per acre of land entitled to water, for his labor

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in distributing the water into the different ditches for the year 1880. Carried unanmmously. It was moved by Jos. T Ellis Seconded by Peter Justesen that each land holder do one days work for 20 acres of land and 1/2 days work for each City lot when called on by the Head Water Master which was agreed to. Prayer by Mayor Larsen. Tuesday, May 11, 1880 A minority of the City Council met in the tithing office and adjourned five [Day] Friday May 28, 1880 City Council met in the tithing office. Called to order by the Mayor. Prayer by Jos. I. Allred The mayor stated that he had called the Council together; as there were rumors of diptheria in the City. A committee consisting of Councilor F. Olsen and John Schofield, was appointed to investigate whether diptheria was in the family of James A Allred or not. It was moved and carried that the time of taxing and making retuns of tax list be extended from the 1st day of June to the 15th day of August 1880 A resolution was passed extending the time of of assessing and making returns of the tax list to the Council from the 1st day of June

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to the 15th day of September Council adjourned till Saturaday May 29 at 8 Oclock P.M. Prayer by Mayor Larsen Saturday May 29 1880 City Council met in the tithing office. Mayor larsen presiding. Prayer by the Mayor Councilors F. Olsen and John Schofield reported taht Mr. Burdic who was waiting on the family of James A. Allred believed that the sickness was diptheria. Councilors F. Olsen, John Schofield, and Lauritz Larsen were appointed a board of health. The Council agreed that at quarantine physician and a messenger be employed by the board of health. It was also agreed that schools and children's public gatherings be discontinued for the present Council adjourned till Tuesday, June 8. Prayer by F Olsen. Tuesday June the 8th 1880 City Council met in the tithing office Mayor Larsen Presiding. Prayer by F. Olsen A petition was read from Hans C.H. Beck and David Candland of Chester asking for the twenty acres of water right alloted to each of them by the High Council. Hans A. Thomson Head water master stated that Hans C.H. Beck had visited the

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dam in Canal Creek in company with his on Saturday June 5th and that he was satisfied that there were enough water going past the dam for the 40 acres of water petitioned for. A petition was read from George Brough asking the transfer of 20 acres of water right from the South ditch to the ditch at the mouth of Canal Canyon. Councilors Lauritz Larsen, John Schofield and Thomas B. Allred were appointed a committee to consider the law of the legislature on the transfer of water and report at the next meeting of the Council. In appretiation of One dollar and thirty five hundreds $1 35/100 was appropriated to Hans A Thomsen Head Water master for locks and nails for the use of the gates. The Council agreed to loan eight (8) lbs wheat to Mrs. Bunnel until after harvest. F. Olsen applied for a license to sell mer chandize for the Spring City Cooperative store to the 4th of May 1881, which was granted on payment of Thirty Dollars ($30) Council adjourned for 2 weeks. Prayer by Henning Olsen.

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Tuesday, June 22, 1880 City Council met in the Meeting house. The Mayor presiding. Prayer by John Schofield. A letter was read from Wm. T. Read County Clerk desiring a formal statement; as to the jurisdiction the council proposed to exercise as a corporation under the act entitled An Act pertaining to highway passed Feb. 20 1880. The Recorder was instructed to answer the County Clerk that the council would take no jurisdiction in the matter. A petition was read from A Tullgrove asking the privilege of placing building material on the South of his lot. The petition was granted A blank schedule from the superintend ent of the Consul desiring information regarding Wealth Debt, and Taxation was read. The Recorder was instructed to visit the assessor and collector & make up the report. Council adjourned for 2 weeks Prayer by John T Lambert. Tuesday July 6th 1880 City Council met in the Tithing office. Certificates of notice of appointment were served on Christian G. Larsen, T.B. Allred and James Commander as judges of mu

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