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06/01/19531 1 1 1 1 City Hall, Monday, June 1, 1953 - 7:30 P.M. The City Council met in regular session; Mayor Fred FI.Lucksinger presiding. Present: Paul W.Davis, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Absent: Nels Beck, Richard E.Gra&c Minutes of the meeting of May 18th, 1953 were approved. Report on Firehouse Bids -- opened at 2 o'clock P.M., June 1, 1953,- the following bids were received: 1 - Maino Construction Co. Amt. $ 361137.00 2- Harald Nielsen 37,000.00 3 - John Dresch 41,900.00 The disposition of the bids was held over until the next meeting. Report on Grand Ave. Street Imp. Project #20- - bids opened at 3 o'clock P.M. June 1, 1953;1 the following bids were received: 1 - Madonna Construction Co. 2 - Granite Construction Co. 3 - i;emreck & Easter 4 - Henry C.Dalessi $,751.00 7,656.00 9,157.00 9,354:00 After report, oral recommendations by the City Engineer, that the bid of Granite Construction Co. be accepted, was approved by the Council on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones. Communication from the Native Daughters of the Golden West asking if the old bell now at the City Fire Station could be brought up to the City Hall, as they would like to place a placque on it. Mrs. Margie Tomasini, Pres. of the N.D.G.W. was present and explained the plans of her organization. mayor Lucksinger appointed Councilman Kenneth W. Jones to study the situation and to work with the N.D.G.W. Communication from Rev. J. Knoll relative to invocation at the Council meetings was ordered received and filed. Communication from H.T.Franklin, Pres. of the Fiesta de las Flores assn. Re: request to rei'und license fee; on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, the City Clerk was instructed to write a letter to the Fiesta Assn. telling them their request was denied and also that no arrangements were made beforehand. Communication_ from the General Services Administration Re: renewal of lease at the Recreational Building was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul VJ.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones. Re: Notice of Meeting of the Channel Cities Division of the League of California Cities to be held at Lompoc on Wednesday June 10, 1953 was read and the City Clerk was instructed to notify the City of Lompoc as to how many city employees will attend. Communication from the Public Utilities Commission Re: Grade separation at Osos St. and the S.P. tracks was read to the Council and on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones., the matter was referred to the Mayor to write to the Southern Pacific Co. regarding negotiations for Johnson Street Underpass. Resolution No. 1222 (New Series- A Resolution transferring moneys within the Water Fund, 1952 -53 was passed and adopted on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Paul W.Davis, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: Nels Beck, Richard E. Gragg Communication from Wm. Rooney Re: Amending Salary Resolution; on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger, same was referred to the City attorney to draw up an appropriate resolution. Motion carried. im Re: Communication from Richard Miller relative to Application.:and..Resolution for fluoridation of the water supply; on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger, the following Resolution was adopted and the Mayor was authorized to sign the Application. Resolution No. 1223 (New Series) - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo making application for a permit to apply fluorides to the domestic water supply was passed and adopted oh motion of Paul. W.Davis, seconded by Fred H.Lucksinger, upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Paul W.Davis, Kenneth I-J. Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: Nels Beck, Richard E.Gragg On motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones the following recommendations by Willeford & Wiltshire were approved: (a) Claims against the City will be approved on the lst and 3rd 'meetings. (b) Petty cash fund of $100 to be set up for small disbursements, to be handled by the City Clerk The following recommendations of villeford & Wiltshire were referred to the Commissioner of Finance: (c) Prenumbering of all financial stationery and collection of all receipts by Collector's Office. (d) Raising the ridelity Bond of the Treasurer from $12,000 to $25,000. Re: Communication from Tri County Builders Supply Re: City S1-::les Tax returns; on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth ` -v. Jones the City Clerk was instructed to write to the Try County Builders Supply acknowledging receipt of tax returns and chcks for payment and inform them that their request to waive interest and penalties was denied by the Council. Communication from Fred A.Shaeffer, Secy. protem of Avila Court was read to the Council and the Mayor appointed G.Homer Hamlin to represent the city of San Luis Obispo at the Avila meeting on June 5, 1953 for development of the southern portion of San Luis Obispo 1 County. Communication from City of Petaluma was held over. The Memorandum from Richard D. Miller Re: City Swimming Pool Committee was o- •dered received and filed. Communication from L.C.Ackerman Re: opposition to expansion of industrial zones was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Communication from Richfield Oil Co. he: City Sales Tax return for the year 1952 was referred to the City Attorney on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred H. Lucksinger. Communication from the United Ancient Order of Druids requesting Council's permission to hold a parade on Sunday, June 14th was granted, under the supervision of the Police Dept. on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Communication from the Regional 'dater Pollution Control Board was ordered received 1 and filed. The following appointments were approved on motion of Paul W, Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones ( on a six month's probationery period) Richard Campbell - Meter Repairman ( as of May 25, 1953) $ 240.00 per mo. George W'.Turner - Laborer - ( Park Dept.) as of June 1st, 1953 - 215.00 " " The following applications and Merchandising Bond for City Licenses were approved on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones: Application of Richard Guest, together with Merchandising Bond for Mdse.(Televisions and Radios) License at h8 Monterey St. Application for City License for Mechanical Amusement Device filed by Ed Lee -9$7 Monterey SIt. 1 1 1 The following applications for Contractor's Licenses were received and on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger, the bonds were approved, sureties accepted and registration granted: Roy J. Wilson - Class "D" - General Contractor Summerbell Roof Structures, Class "D "- Roofing " B. G. M. Construction Co. Class "D "- General Contractor Harbor Supply Co. Class "E" - Plumbing " lie: Petition filed by City Employees for a cost of living salary increase was referred to the City Council for study with the Budget Committee. Old Business Re: Communication from Camden Ftathway: the City Clerk was instructed to write a letter to Camden pathway and return chrk, stating the City Council denied his application for business license for Claw Machines. Re: Communication from David Ulansky was referred to the Budget Committee Re: Communication from Wm. Rooney was referred to the Budget Committee Re: Report by Richard D. Miller on Bids received for Blanket Bonds for all city employees: it was moved by Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger that bids be awarded to the lowest bidder in each classification, and instructed the City Attorney to draft a revised Ordinance No. 1 (New Series) and prepare Resolution. On motion of Kenneth W. Jones, seconded by Fred Lucksinger, the City Clerk was directed to write Mr. E. L. O'Reilly that the City. Council in accordance with recom- mendations of the Planning Commission, denied his application for change in zoning. The communication from the Equitable Life Assurance Society was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Petition filed by property owners relative to inadequate drainage at Pismo and Walker St. was referred to the Commissioner of Public Works on motion of Kenneth W. Jones and Fred Lucksinger. The transfer of license for Taxicab from J.A.Wilbert to David Munoz and Al Calkins was approved. Communication from O.R.Ochs & Son was ordered received and filed. Re: Communication from C.A. Maino relative to sewer pipes installed was referred to the City Attorney for an opinion. Communication from Bureau of Franchises was ordered received and filed. Communication from G.B. Peterson was referred to the Commissioner of Finance. On motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Paul W.Davis, the meeting adjourned. Approved this day o J. .Fitzpatrick City Clerk 15