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09/08/195338 on this matter. On motion of- Kenneth �d.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg, it was moved that the bid awarded to Walter Bros. to re-move 6 large trees from the site of the City Fire Station No. 2 for $450.00. On reoommendation of the Traffic Committee and by common consent of the Council it was ordered that a "Dead Ends' or "Not a Thru Street" sign be placed on Ellen Way. On moticn of Paul "W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck, the meeting adjourned. Approved this -,X— day of l�•r� City Clerk City Hall, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1953 - 7:30 P.M. The City Council met in regular session; Mayor Fred Lucksinger presiding. Present: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E.Gragg, Kenneth W.Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Absent: None The minutes of the meeting of August 17th, 1353 were approved. Claims against the City for the month of August, 1953 were ordered paid, subject to the approval of the heads of the respective departments and the Mayor. The City Clerk reported the following bids were received oil the FOOTHILL BOULEVARD STREET IMP. PROJECT #17 - City Plan #11. 1 - Madonna Construction Co. 2 - Walter.Bros 3 - Granite Construction Co. 4 - Valley Paving Co. $P 47,931-10 63,013.69 53,190.16 4$,041.21 The City Engineer, Homer Hamlin, recommended that after reviewing all bids, that the bid be awarded to the Madonna Construction Co. for $647,931.10; on motion of Paul W. Davis, seconded by Kenneth W. Jones it was monied that the contract be awarded to the Madonna construction Co., the low bidder. At this time, Mayor Lucksinger appointed the following individual to be the third member of the City Water Resources Committee for a term of two years,- ROBERT W. GOODELL The appointment was approved on motion of Kenneth eJ.Jones, seconded by Richard E.Gragg. Motion carried. At this time, Mr. Gragg and Mr. Davis reported on their recommendations as to the proposal of the Library Board made at the joint City Council and Library Board greeting held August 19, 1953• On motion of Richard E.Gragg, seconded by Paul W.Davis it was moved that, (1) That the Council commit itself to lending the Board $100,000 or such part of this amount as is necessary to help finance construction of the hew library. Such amount would be transferred from the General Fund when needed and paid back by the Library Board over a period of years by levying a certain numbef ov cents on the tax rate, the exact rate to be set by the Council. All proceeds from the present three cent levy would still go into the Library Building Reserve through the end of this fiscal year, however; (2) That the Library Board be authorized to proceed with development of their building plans and inaccordance with their recommendation, to hire John Badgley as the architect.. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 (3) That the Library Board take the necessary Steps through the Council to dispose of their present building and land. Motion carried. The City Clerk was instructed to write to the Planning Cor¢ mission requesting that the .present library building site be zoned to C -1. At this time, Mr. Davis, Commissioner of Public works, reported to the Council regarding his meeting with representatives of the Sixth Army and with the State Water Resources Board, regarding the water diversion at the head of Stenner Creek. Mr. Davis reported that both the 6th Army and Water Resources Committee, would in the future, notify the city on any matter affecting water from the Salinas Dam. Mr. Davis also stated that his department will continue their investigation as to past agreement Re: Water Diversion. Mr. Peter Andre, Deputy City Attorney, rendered his opinion as to the legality of writing a letter to the State Realty Board regarding water for the Roy Powell property outside the city limits of San Luis Obispo as requested by Mr. Ralph Westfall. Mr. Westfall appeared before the Council stating that all they wanted was a state- ment of the facts as they exist, requesting water service to the Roy Powell property, and that the city would assume no responsibility as to quality or quantity of the water. Mr, Paul Davis made a motion that a letter be written, as requested by Mr. Westfall, stating that a 2" meter is located on the property and that the city would assume no res- ponsibility as to quantity or quality. Motion lost for want of a second. On motion of 1�els Beck, secmnded by Fred Lucksinger, it was moved that the request of Mr. Westfall be denied. Mayor Lucksinger called for a roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: Paul W.Davis, Richard VE. Gragg Absent: None Resolution No. 1246 (New Series) - A Resolution amending Resolution No. 122$ (New Series) relating to Salary Classification 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. 1247 (New Series) - A Resolution authorizing entering into-Agreementl with Utah Construction Company regarding Goldtree Homes Subdivision was passed and adopted on motion of Kenneth d ".Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg upon the following roll call vot, Aves: Nels Beck, Paul W.Davis, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None Resolution No. 1248 (New Series) - A Resolution increasing the 1953 -54 General Fund Budget was passed and adopted on motion of Paul W.Davis, secondedby Kenneth W.Jones, upon the following roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul W. Davis,Aichard E. Gragg, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred Lucksinger Noes: None Absent: None Resolution and Agreement with the OCD Re: Fire truck was ordered held over until statement of insurance is received for Insurance Carrier. At this time, the City Council opened the bids for "Sale of Surplus Automobile" at auction. City Clerk reported that no written bids had been received. The Mayor asked 39 40 f anyone present wanted to bid on this -car; there were no bids received. At this time, the City Council opened the bids for "Sale of Surplus Billing chine" at auction. The City Clerk reported no written bids had been received. The Mayor ked if anyone presentr.wanted to bid on this billing machine, but no bids were offered. Ordinance No. 387 (New Series) - An Ordinance amending Section 2 of Ordinance go. 255 (New Series), entitled: "An Ordinance Licensing and Regulating the business of conducting or operating Card Games or Card Tables and providing penalties for the Violation, thereof was passed to print on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Paul W.Davis upon the follow- ing roll call vote: Ayes: Nels Beck, Paul ti,,,'.Davis, Richard E. Gragg, Kenneth W. Jones, Fred H.Lucksinger goes: None bsent: None Recommendations of the Traffic Committee Re: installation of "Stop Sign" at the intersection of Foothill and California Blvd: (2) crosswalk connecting the O'Reilly llotel (3) installation of Stop Sign at the intersectionof Buchon and Nipomo Streets and (4) the removal of the Stop Sign at Third Street and Hathway Ave., were approved on motion :)f Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Nels Beck, and the City Attorney was instructed to draft proper Resolutions re: above reoommendations. retition from the property owners in the 11.00 Block on Higuera Street regarding change in street parking from unlimited to a two hour limit was referred to the Traffic ttee for investigation and report, - also, a copy is to be sent to the "Off Street arking Committee ". i nn ti ons: ommunication from John C. Luthin Re: report and proposal and recommendations regarding e management and operation of the water department was ordered received and filed on ion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. . from the S.L.O. City Schools Re: action of the Board of Education relative to cost necessary material to be used to improve Augusta Street, was referred to the Com- ssi oner of Public Works, withpower to act, on motion of Richard �.Gragg, seconded by els Beck. omm. from Fred A.Shaeffer, Secy. Southerh San Luis Obispo County Harbor Development Assn., e: copy of by -laws of the Assn. was ordered received and filed. Mr. Homer Hamlin requested n behalf of the S.L.O. Harbor Development Assn., that they be allowed to hold their next eeting in the Council Chambers on Friday, Oct. 2, 1953; permission granted. omm. from Division of Highways Re: Agreement covering cost of installation of signals at he intersection of Foothill and Santa Rosa Streets was ordered received and filed, omm. from the Church of Christ Re: permission to construct a sign at the corner of Santa sa and Marsh Streets was referred to the Traffic Committee for study and report. The request of the Volunteers of America Re: permission to hold a tag day in an Luis Obispo on Sept. 19th was granted on motion of Nels Beck, seconded by Kenneth Jones. The request of the Veterans of Foreign Velars asking permission to give a band oncert at Mitchell Park on Sept. 13th was granted on motion of Paul 61.Davis, seconded by enneth W. Jones. Comm. from Don Good, requesting permission to move the Ace rlumbing business m its present location to 1439 Monterey Street was referred to the Dldg. Inspector for 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 report back to the Council. Comm. from Joe'Warnagieris Re: protesting payment of a grass burning bill was re- ferred to the Commissioner of Public Works, with power to act, on motion of Kenneth W. Jones, seconded by Nels Beck. Copy of Application of John Tutsie, dba "Green Bus Service" to the Public Utilities Commission requesting extension of present bus service was ordered received and filed. Proposal of Milton Holmes for burglary insurance was referred to the following com- mittee: Couhcilman Kenneth W.Jones, Executive Secy. Richard Miller, and City Clerk J.H.Fitzpatrick, for study and report back to the Council with recommendations. Application for refund on building permits by A. Volney in the amount of $35.25 was granted on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Fred Lucksinger. Paul W.Davis, Commissioner of Public Works, reported to the Council that due to an error the bid check of the Western Water Works was forfeited. On motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck, the City Clerk was authorized torefund forfeited amount to the Western Water Works. Re: Report on fence for Miles Fitzgerald; after investigation, it was recommended by Seth Kenney, City Building Inspector, that the application of Miles Fitzgerald for a 6 ft. fence be approved; on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Kenneth W.Jones, same was granted. Motion carried. The application of John Dobransky dba " Professional Landscaping Service" for registration as Class "D" Contractor, together with U.S.Fidelity and Guaranty Co. bond in the amount of $1000 and registration fee of $25.00 received and on motion of Richard E.Gragg, seconded by Fred Lucksinger, it was ordered that the surety be accepted; bond approved and registration granted. Report of the Police Dept. for the month of August, 1953 and the Minutes of the Planning Commission of August 20, 1953 were ordered received and filed on motion of Paul W.Davis, seconded by Nels Beck. Resolution No. 1249 (New Series) - A Resolution providing for the Execution of a Contract with Mairio Construction Company was passed and adopted on motion of Kenneth W.Jones, seconded by Richard E. Gragg 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 The City Clerk was authorized to advertise for two dump trucks and one pickup truck, as a part of the replacement program of the Public Works Dept. yir. Homer Hamlin, City Engineer, was granted permission to leave the State during his vacation. Mr. Frank Cheda protested tothe Council, the location of the Stop Sign at the intersection of Mill and Broad Streets. A communication was received from the 20 -30 Club and the Elks Lodge, both of San Luis Obispo, regarding the use of the City Hall basement for a Junior Sportsmen Rifle Club as they have been unable to find any other location in the city, in order to con- tinue their work. Mr. Borah appeared before the Council on behalf of the Jr. Sportsmen Rifle Club requesting davorable consideration of the request of the 20 -30 Club and the Elks Lodge. Mayor Lucksinger appointed Councilmen Nels Beck and Paul W.Davis to x t as a committee 41