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12/15/19451 1 1 1 113 City Hall, Monday December, 15, 194 - 7:30 P.M. The City Council met in regular session; Mayor Timothy I. O'Reilly presiding. Present: G.W.Baker, R.P.Howell, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Kline Williams Absent: Wm. 0. Hall The minutes of the meeting of December lst, 1947 were approved. Communication from Mrs. R.E.Samson Re: complaint for lack of sidewalk along Johnson Ave. was referred t6 the Commissioner of Public Works, on motion'of G.W.Baker, seconded by Kline Williams. The following conmunicationsprotesting the passage of Ordinance No. 295 (New Series) were ordered received and filed on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker Kraft Food Co., Bakers & Confectioners Supply, National Biscuit Co., Municipal License Tax Assn. At this time Mr. P. Arnold Anderson, Executive Vice Pres. of the Tax Assn., representing the various wholesale firms affected by the tax appeared before the Council and asked the members of the Council to amend the License, but he was informed that legislative matters could not be handled in such an irregular manner and the Mayor suggested that representativ of the wholesale firms meet with Commissioner G.W.Baker, Wm. 0. Hall, the City Attorney and the Chamber of Commerce and gave assurance that the Council would consider recommenda- tions coming out of this meeting and to report to the Council at the next meeting. Communication from Division of Highways, together with Service Agreement No. 5506 -E covering the cost of furnishing water to the Resident Engineer's Field Office located on French St. was presented, and on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker, the Mayor was authorized to sign the Agreement. Motion carried. Communication from the Park, Playground and Recreation Commission Re: Salary of.Thor Olson, Supt of Parks, Playground and Recreation: - On motion of Kline Williams, seconded by R.P.Howell, it was moved that Thor Olson be appointed as a permanent employee at a basic salary of. $3600 per year as of.January 1, 1948 upon the following roll call vote Ayes: G.W. Baker, R.P.Howell,Timothy I. O'Reilly, Kline Williams Noes: None Absent: Wm. 0. Hall Communication from Mission Trails Assn. Re: Centennial program was referred to Commissioner of Finance, Wm. 0. Hall. Comm. from San Luis Obispo Grange No. 639 Re: Parking meters; the City Clerk was instructed to write a letter to them stating that the situation will be corrected. Communication from San Luis Obispo City Schools Re: payment of taxes on school property was referred to the Commissioner of Finance on motion of G.W.Baker, seconded by Kline Williams. Communication from Theo Maino and A. Madonna, together with Map of Tract No. 43 asking the City to approve the Tract; on motion of G.W.Baker, seconded by R.P.Howell, same was referred to the Commissioner of Public Works and report back to the..Council at the t meeting. The following transfer of licenses were referred to the Commissioner of Public th and Safety on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker: ssociated Service Station -.1108 Monterey St. - transferred to Arthur E.Leister nion OilCo. - 283 Higuera St. - transferred to Carl Coxsey allory's Grocery -- transferred to Merle A and Lillian Mallory G.W. Baker: The folloxgmf g applications were granted on motion of R.P. Howell, seconded by A4 Andrews Hotel - from Ethel V.V6nn to Wm. S. Cadow Lodging House License from Lois K. Hawkins to Jessie Leffler Mechanical Amusement Devices from Ray Wherret to Frank Walnum Application for City License from Mary Merino for Palmistry License was referred to the Commissioner of Public Health and Safety on motion of G.W.Baker, seconded by R. P. Howell. Application for City License for Candy and Nut Shop at 899 Higuera St. filed by Jay B.Clark together with certified check in the amount of $200 posted in lieu of a Merchandising Bond was received and on motion ,rf R.P.Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker, the surety was accepted and license ordered issued. The following reports were ordered received and filed: Report of the City Building Inspector for the month of November, 1947 it It " Police Judge " " " it " it " City Clerk it " Ordinance No. 296 (New Series).- An Ordhance providing for the acquisition of certain real property by the City of San Luis Nispo, from William H. Nagano and Patrick Noriyoshi Nagano was finally passed on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker upon the follouin roll call vote: Ayes: G.W.Baker, R.P.Howell, Timothy I.O'Reilly, Kline Williams Noes: None Absent: Wm. 0. Hall The applications for renewal of city licenses for the January quarter were .referred to the Commissioner of Public Health and Safety. This being the time set for receiving Informal Bids for Gasoline and Oil for the 1948 requirements, which were publicly opened and read. The following bids were received: Ethyl House Brand Oil 1 . Seaside Oil Co. .201 .1810 .69 2. Texas Co. .68 3. Standard Oil Co. .201 .1810 .705 4. Norwalk Gasoline .206 .186 .71 5. Shell Oil Co. .201 .181 .70 6. Union Oil Co. . 7. Richfield Oil Co. .201 .181 .l 8. General Petroleum . 1960 .1•f /" 163 On motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker, the above bids were referred to the Com- missioner of Supplies, with power to act. matter of Re:The /closing of Chorro and /or Broad St. at the Freeway was referred to the Planning Commission, on motion of G.W. Baker, seconded by Kline Williams. The matter of holding Public meetings on the proposed freeway was held over. Resolution No. 827 (New Series) - A Resolutinn accepting a Deed from William H. Nagano and Patrick Noriyoshi Nagano was passed and adopted on motion of R.P. Howell, seconded by Kline Williams upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: G.W. Baker, R.P. Howell, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Kline Williams Noes: N6ne Absent: Wm. 0. Hall The City Clerk was authorized to have the Deed recorded. 1 Resolution No. 828 (New Series ) - A Resolution authorizing the City Council to enter into an Agreement for the sale of water to the Southern Pacific Co. was passed and adopted on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by Kline Williams upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: G.W.Baker, R.P. Howell, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Kline Williams Noes: None Absent: Wm. 0. Hall The Mayor was authorized to sign the above Agreement. Matter was discussed relative to the Municipal Bond Election -- tentative date set for election, the first Monday in April, 1948. =ti. 1 F- --I L 1 1 r� The claim of the Treasurer of the United States of America in the amount of $11,650 covering rental from inception for use of water supply lines, reservoir and transmission lines as per lease dated January 1, 1947 ( payment #3) was approved and ordered paid. At this time Mr. Harry Dubin appeared before the Council, stating that his permit to make repairs to his store bldg. was not approved by the Building Inspector and appealed to the Council.to waive the provisions on "hardship grounds" amd unless he was permitted to make these changes, this store could not be rented and he would not be able to receive any revenue from it. After discussion the matter was referred back to the Building Inspector and to see what could be worked out. Communication from Guido 0. Ferini, City Engineer, together with Agreement between the City of San Luis Obispo and the State of California, Division of Highways w 11 relative to the Maintenance of State Highways in the City of San Luis Obispo was presented to the Council; the Mayor and City Clerk were authorized to sign Agreement on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by Kline Williams upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: G.W. Baker, R.P.Howell, Timothy I. O'Reilly, Kline Williams Noes: None Absent: Wm. 0. Hall Re: Communication from Harry N Jenks relative to Preliminary Design and Estimate of cost, etc. on Water Filtration Plant -- Mr. R.P.Howell reported favorable and the communication was ordered filed. Communication from Luippold Engineering Sales Co. relative to contract for chlorine and ammonia for the. year 1948 was approved by the Council and contract was authorized to be signed by the Mayor on motion of G.W.Baker, seconded by Kline Williams. Motion carried. The application of the San Luis Plating Works at 131 South St. for city license was granted on motion of R.P.Howell, seconded by Kline Williams. Re: Communication from M. W. Miller relative to purchase of city property was ordered received and filed. Several petitions were presented to the Council asking the City Council to amend the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to certain streets in the City of San Luis Obispo. Same were referred to the Planning Commissbn for their consideration on motion of R.P. Howell, seconded by G.W.Baker. On motion of Kline Williams, seconded by G.W.Baker, W.L.Payton is to receive a car allowance of $30.00 per month and permission to purchase gasoline from the city pumps , as of August 15th, 1947. Motion carried. Mr. Guido Ferini reported that the operations at the Sewage Disposal Plant were going right along in good shape. Mayor O'Reilly ordered that the city offices be closed at 12 o'clock noon on December 24th, and that all city employees ( with exception of those on duty) were to be given a half holiday. On motion of R.P.How 1, seconded by G.W.Baker, the meeting adjourned. Approved this 15- day of fA4 Clerk Mayor _5