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07/01/1953`2 J Resolution - -No. 1227 (slew Series) - -A Resolution increasing the Nelson Sub- division Fees was passed -and adopted on motion of Richard E. Gragg, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck,-Paul W. Davis, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None On motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones, the meeting adjourned. Approved this day of City Clerk SPECIAL CALLED MEETING City Hall, Wednesday, July 1, 1953- 7:30 P.M. The City Council met in Special Session; Mayor Fed Lucksinger presiding. Present: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred Lucksinger Absent: None The City Clerk reported the following Bids were received on "Phase A" STREET REHABILI- TATION PROGRAM: 1 - Granite Construction Co. 32,941.60 2 - Valley Paving and Construction Co. 31,706.50 3 - Madonna Construction Co. 37,760.00 City Engineer, G.H.Hamlin, recommended that after reviewing all bids that the bid be awarded to Valley Paving and Construction Co. for $ 31,706.50; on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Nels Beck it was moved that the contract be awarded to the Va]]ey Paving and Construction Co. Motion carried. On motion of Richard E. Gragg, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones, the 1953 -54 Budget for the Citv of San Luis Obispo was adopted. Resolution No. 122$ (New Series) - A Resolution establishing Classifications, setting salaries therefor, assigning City Employees to appropriate classifications and starting rates therein, and repealing all previous salary resolutions was passed and adopted on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W. Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: None Absent. None Resolution No. 1229 (New Series) - A Resolution providing for replacement of equipment replacement appropriations in equipment replacement fund and setting forth method of expenditure therefrom wad passed and adopted on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None The report of the City Assessor of the Assessed Values for the fiscal year 1953 =54 was ordered received and filed on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E.Gragg. 1 1 1 1 7 1 1 1 1 Communication from Kenneth W.Jones, Commissioner of Supplies, reporting on -the bids for replacement of the Fire Inspector's car; he recommended that the bid be awarded to E.H1 Thresh Inc., being the lowest bid. On motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Nels Beck the bid was awarded to E.H. Thresh , Inc. , the amount of the bid being $1701.56 incl tax. Communication of O.J. Guliickson offering his service to the Civil Defense Program of the City of San Luis Obispo. On motion of Paul W Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, O.J. Gullickson was appointed Assistant Director of Civil Defense. Resolution No. 1230 (New Series) - A Resolution amending Resolution No. 1225 (New Series) specifying the amount and type of personal bonds for certain officers and em- ployees was passed and adopted on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul W.Davis upon the following roll .call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None Communication from J.Earle Boyce, City Treasurer, recommending that on withdrawal of city funds that the Treasurer be limited to $25,000 and that all withdrawals over $25,000 be required to have two signatures on the check. Same was referred to the Com- missioner of Finance for study and Resolution. On motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones, the City Clerk was authorized to have all Class "A" and Class "B" employees fill out personal questionnaires for Blanket Bond coverage. Blanket Bond policies accepted and approved on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Fred H. Lucksinger. On motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E.Gragg, Councilman Nels Beck's bond was approved and the Mayor authorized to sign. Communication from the State of California, Dept. of Public Health, Re: Fluorides was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones. Communication from Chas. E.Bell, of the Yellow Cab Co., requesting that the taxicab Ordinance be amdned, reducing the Public Liability and Property Damage on Taxicabs was referred to a committee of Mr. Nels Beck and Mr. Kenneth W.Jones and report back to the Council on July 20, 1953• Communication from the State of California, Division of Highways Re: regulatory signs in place on highways relinquished to cities and counties was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Communication from Timothy I. O'Reilly was ordered received and filed. Communication from. the Disabled American Veterans Re: annual flower sale on the streets of San Luis Obispo on July 10th and 11th,- permission was granted on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg. Communication from the Southern Pacific Co. conderning meeting with city Re: Johnson Street Underpass, the following City Officials are to meet with J.J. Jordan, Supt. of the Southern Pacific Co.,- Councilmen, Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Executive Secy. Richard Miller, Engineer Homer Hamlin, Attorney, George Andre The City Attorney was instructed to draw up Resolution Re: painting striping on Marsh Street at Santa Rosa St. on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Paul W.Davis upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W. Davis, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None J . The fo llowing -- items were referred to the "Traffic Committee ": 1 - Stop Sign at Grand Ave. and Palm Street 21_ Reflector Sign,at Kentucky and Hathway Streets 3 - Removal of Parking Meter in front of Standard Oil Station on Monterey St. and Santa Rosa Street. Communication from the Dept. of Finance Re: Chapter 47, Statutes of 1944 relative to Application No. 47/1$$3 Foothill Blvd. Waterline Imp. ( Postwar Contribution Program) was referred to the City Engineer for reply to the Dept. of Finance on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Request from the City Schools for cancellation of city taxes on property acquired by them for School purposes,- the cancellation was approved on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck. Request from the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors for cancellation of taxes on property acquired by them for garage purposes,- the cancellation was approved on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones. The following employees appointments were approved by the Council, on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Richard E. Gragg:- Robert Vosburgh as Principal Engineering Aide as of July 1, 1953, Second Step - $ 300.00 per month John Richardson - Disposal Plant Operator as of June 26, 1953 - $D240.00 per mon Communication from J. Earle Boyce, City Treasurer Re: the inactive deposit account for city funds at the local branch of the Bank of America was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Richard E. Gragg. Communication from Willeford & Wiltshire offering to continue the quarterly audit of books and records of the City of San Luis Obispo for the fiscal year-beginning July 1, 1953 and ending June 30th, 1954,- the offer was accepted by the City Council on motion of Richard E. Gragg, seconded by Paul W.Davis, and the City Clerk was instructed to notify them of the Council's action. Communication from the Library Board Re: reserving the basement of the City Hall as a possible interim location was ordered'received and filed. Old Business Re: Petition fromproperty owners relative to inadequate drainage condition at the inter- section of Pismo and Walker Streets was ordered filed. Re: Communication from E.L.O'Reilly requesting variance in rezoning was held over to July 6, 1953 for final decision on motion of.Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E.Gragg. Re: Communication from the Native Daughters of the Golden West Re: old fire bell moved to city hall grounds was ordered received and filed on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded 1 by Nels Beck. Re: Communication from the City of Petaluma requesting monies from the City of San Luis Obispo to be used in legal action against the Pacific Tel. and Tel. Co. relative to primary franchises was ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Recommendation of Willeford & Wiltshire Re: financial stationery to be prenumbered was ordered received and filed. ' Legal opinion of the City .Attorney, George Andre, Re: furnishing water to Roy Powell property located outside the city limits near the Cuesta Grade was ordered received and filed. The Fire House Bid reports were held over until July 6, 19530 Petition from the Public Works Lmployees for cost of living salary increase was ordered received and filed on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Paul W.Davis.