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05/16/19453S4 City Hall, '`Iednesday, May 16th, 1945 - 7:30 P. M. The City Council met in adjourned session - Mayor F.C. Kimball presiding. Present: R. P. Howell, Ralph C. Kennedy, F. C. Kimball, Joseph Leary Absent; Clyde T. O'Nan The minutes of May 7th, 1945 were read and approved as read. The following matters under the'heading of old business were now taken up: Communication from Kenneth Beck Re: plans and specifications covering the improvement of State Highway Routes No. 2 and 56 and on motion of R.P. Howell, seconded by Ralph C. Kennedy, it was moved that plans and specificaations be adopted and the City Clerk was instructed to advertise for bids; said bids to be opened on June 4th, 1945 at 7:30 P. M. Claim.: against the City by Beatrice Sparks in the amount of $693.50 for damages was denied on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by F. C. Kimball. Communication from L. N. Curtis Company Re: purchase of rescusitator was held over. Ordinance No. 261 (New Series) - ­An Ordinance Amending Sections 5,6, and 10 of Ordinance No.208 (New Series) entitled "An Ordinance Regulating the Collection and Disposal of Refuse, Garbage, Net Garbage and Rubbish in the City of San Luis Obispo, etce etc* was finally passed on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by F.O. Kimball upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: R. P. Howell, Ralph C. Kennedy, F. C. Kimball, Joseph Leary Noes: None Absent: Clyde T. O'Nan Mayor Kimball made a report to the Council stressing the need of a.-:water filtration plant and expressed his eagerness to assist the new Council on matters in any way possible during developments on this project. He also spoke briefly to the Council, thanking them individually for their support and cooperation during his several terms. It was moved by R. P. Howell, seconded by F.C. Kimball and carried that the Council recess in order that the incoming Mayor and Councilmen may_­take theit seats. The incoming Mayor and Councilmen took their seats and Mayor Ralph C. Kennedy called for roll call: Present: G. Wesley Baker, R. P. Howell, Ralph C. Kennedy Absent: Clyde T. O'Nan The members elected having previously taken the Oath of Office, their official bonds were presented. The Official Bond of Mayor Ralph C. Kennedy was presented and approved by the Council, on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. ,.Vesley Baker. The following official bonds were oresented and approved by the Mayor: G. Wesley Baker - Councilman R. P. Howell On motion of G. .Wesley Balser seconded by R. P. Howell, George L. Andre was nominated for the office of City Attorney to replace M. A. Fitzgerald, City Attorney, whose resignation was accepted with regrets, after having served as City Attorney for 22 years continuous service, upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: G. YJesley Baker, R. P. Howell, Ralph C. Kennedy s: None bsent: Clyde T. O'Nan The following building permits were granted on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker: 1 d 1 1 n Henry Bello - Raze Bldg. Lots 3 & 4 Block 7, M. V. Tract - 3C95 Mildred Nuss= Addn. of bedroom; Lot 17, Blk, 9, Anholm Addn. Cost 700.00 Frank A. Weddell- Addnl to store;. Lot 3, Blk. 118 Reeds Addn. " 400.00 Carby Brown- Addn. to storage room; Lot 4, Blk, 86 M. V.Tract " 450.00 Union Sugar Co. - to erect 2 tents on Palm St. Pt Lot 6, Blk 15 ( the above application was denied ) Marvel B. Doser - Remodel residence Lot 7, Blk 6, Hathway Addn. Cost 200.00 Andre Bros. Storage Room; Block 61, ^ 500900 The following applications for sidewalk and curbing was granted on motion pf. R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker, with the provision that work be done under the supervision of the City Engineering Department: Henry Joyaux - 50 ft. of 5 ft. sidewalk on the west side of Chorro St. between Center and Venable Streets Clarence Brown - 50 ft. of 10 ft. sidewalk and 14 ft. curbing on the west side of Essex St. between Palm and Monterey Streets The petition of Smee Plumbing Co. for permit to break pavement for sewer line on Morro Street between Marsh and Pacific Streets was granted on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker, as was also the application of the Southern Counties Gas Co. for permit to install service on Funston Ave. between Lawton and Broad Streets. The following petitions for signs were referred to Commissioner R. P.Howell, with power to act, on motion of R. Y. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker. Petition of Clines Electric to install neon sign for Associated Oil Co. corner Marsh and Higuera Streets Petition of Clines Electric to change location of Neon Sign for Shell Oil Co. The transfer of license for the Meat Dept. from Baker and Roberts to Frank Yeary at 839 Marsh St. was referred to Commissioner R. P. Howell for investigation and report. Notification from the State Board of Equalization for "Off Sale Beer and ' Wine" and "Off Sale Distilled Spirits" license for K. Shapiro & J. A. Kahn dba S & K Markets from 882 Monterey St. to 1118 Morro St. was ordered received and file d.. Communication from Margaret Metk making application for the appointment of the office of City Collector was ordered filed for future reference. Communication from the Office of Price Administration re: appointment of the clerk, serving for the rationing board for another six month period was read and on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker it was moved that the appointment be renewed for a three month period and not'six months as requested.. Motion carried. Communication from the City of Oxnard re: Channel Division of the League of California Cities dinner meeting to be held on May 23, at 7:00 P. M. inviting the city officials to attend was ordered received and filed on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker. The reports of the City Treasurer for the month of April 1945 and report of the City Clerk for the month of April, 1945 were ordered filed. The City Clerk tendered his resignation as Director of Civilian Defense, informing the Council, that there was no longer need of the office, however, on motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker the resignation was not accepted. 1 On motion of R. P. Howell, seconded by G. Wesley Baker, the meeting adjourned, Approved this 21 day of City Clerk \ / May r � v