Ann Arbor City Council Minutes, April 29, 1918

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Date: April 29, 1918

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COMMON C O U N C I L -- A P R I L 29, 1918. Council C h am b e r, An n Arbor, Mich., April 29, 1918. Adjourned R e g u l a r

Meeting". iMeeting called to o r d er by t h e

P re s i d e n t . P r e s e n t : Aid. Sugden, Heusel, Huss. Mayer, He n d e rs o n , P r o c h n o w , Mark ey, Donnelly, H a u s er , Spathelf, F r e e m a n , MacGregor, Lutz,

P r e s . Reich ert, 14. Ab s e n t : Mr. Sink, 1.

Comniiinications. F r o m t h e Mayor--

April 2 4, 1918. To t h e H o n o r a b l e , t h e C o m m o n Council: G e n t l e m e n -- I n e r e b y a n -n o u n ce t h e a p p o i n t m e n t of C. S. J o h n s o n for special police service a t t h e Universiity, a n d w i t h o u t pay from

th e city.

Very respectfully yours, E r n s t M. Wu rs t er, Mayor.

O rd ered on file. F r o m B o a r d of Public "Works. Moved by Mr. Scott, t h a t we requ est council to a u t h o r i ze t h e i5oard to ad- v ertise for season' s supply of oil for oiling s t reet s .

(Council ac ti on . ) Moved by Aid. Sugden, t h a t r e - quest of Bo ard be c o n c u rr e d in. Adopted by t h e following vote; Yeas, Aid. iSugden, Heus el, Hu ss, Mayer, H e n d er s o n . P r o c h n o w , Markey,

Spathelf, F r e e m a n , Pr e e . Re i ch e rt , 14. Donnelly. H a u s er , MacGrego r, Lutz, Nays, none. ( F r o m B o a r d )

City E n g i n e e r p res e n te d t a b u l a t i o n of bids for p u m p i n g outfit as follows:

B i d d e r -- H a r o l d L. Bond Co. Van N o u h u y s Mach. W k s .

F r a n k G. K u h n

Capacity Gal. per h o ur.

8.000 to 10,000 12,00 to i 6 ,o o a 10,000 to 15,000

8,000 to 10,000 3,000

3,000

B a r n e s Mfg. Co.

6,000

,000 ,000

Type. Price. D i a p h r a g m $265.00

300.00 Centrifugal 360.00

D i a p h r a g m 215.00 " on skids 160.00

" on t r u c k s 175.00 hose connections com- p l e t e -- l o ' s u ct io n -- 2 5 ' dis-c h a r g e Novo engine 400.00 CH & E, diaphragrm 175.00 on t r u c k s 190.00 D i a p h r a g m on s ki ds 227.38 on t r u c k s 246.38

Moved by Mr. Arnet, t h a t B o a r d r e c o m m e n d s to Council th e a c c e p t a n c e of bid of Ha ro ld U Bond Co. for 10,-000 to 15,000 gal. capacity centrifu gal

p u m p i n g outfit a t $360.00. (Council a c t i o n ) .

Moved by Aid. Lutz, t h a t reco m -m e n d a t i o n of B o a r d be c o n c u rr ed in, provided t h a t p u r c h a s e of p u m p i n g outfit be deferred until t h e next bu dget is spread. Adopted by t h e following vote; Yeas, Aid. Sugden, Heusel, Hu ss, Mayer, H en d er s o n , P r o c h n o w , Markey,

Donnelly, H au s er, Spathelf, F r e e m a n . MacGregor. Lutz, Pree. Rei chert , 14. Nays, none. C o m m u n ica ti o n from M i c h g a n Mill- ing Co., relative to removal of Ann Arbor R a i l r o a d ' s s id etrac k on N. Main St.. received an d on motion of Aid. Lutz referred to Sidewalk an d Rail- way com m it tees . (Communication fi'oni Mrs. Mar-

g a re t Wanzezck and family, a ck n o w l -edg in g receipt of copy of m e m o r i a l

relative to d e a t h of H e r m a n W an ze ck , received a n d o rdered on file.

Petitions. Pe ti ti on of H e n r y S. P i a t t , for p e r - mission to install a gasoline p u m p , received a n d re ferre d to S t r e e t c o m - mi tte e. Petition of G. A. Ha s tr ei te r, et al.,

for street, sidewalk a n d lawn ext^n-s on g ra d es on Vinewood blvd., from

Wayne st. to city limits, received an d referred to Street and Sidewalk c o m - m ittees. Petitioii.s for S tre et Oiling-.

Of Geo. M. McC^onkey. et al., on Geddes ave., between W a s h t e n a w ave. a n d Camden court. Of B. A. F in ney , et al.. on T a p p a n

ave., between Hill st. and East Uni-versity ave.

Of J o h n MacGregor. et al., on S. University ave., between State st. a n d F o r e s t ave. Referred to City E n g i n e e r for est -

m a te s . City Clerk p re s e n t ed a copy of

10 COMMOX ( T, o r x ^ . ' i ! -- A P R I L 2 9, 1918. s u m m o n s a n d bill of c o m p l a i n t in t h e suit b r o u g h t by J o h n F . L a w r e n c e

a g a i n s t t h e city of Ann Arb or ir>>. w h i c h t h e said J o h n F . L a w r e n c e h a d ap pl ied to t h e c o u r t for a n inju nction to r e s t r a i n th e city from p u m p i n g a n y

w a t e r on t h e so-called Steere fa rm , a n d on m o t on of Aid. Donnelly, t h e s a m e w a s r efe rr ed to City A t t o r n e y w it h i n s t r u ct i o n s to t a k e all neces sary legal s t ep s to pro t ect t h e city's i n t e r -ests.

Clerk p r e s en t e d w a r r a n t y deed fro m A d am J. Sauer, et al., to city of An n Arbor, for land to be used a s a p u b -lic street, now k n o w n as A d a m s a v e - nue , a n d s a m e w a s r ef er red to S t r e e t c o m m i t t e e a n d City At to rn e y.

B ond Oonimittec Report. E X H I B I T A 2 To t h e H o n o r a b l e , t h e C o m m o n Council: G e n t l e m e n -- Y o u r C o m m i t - tee on b o n d s h a v e h a d t h e following^ b o n d s u n d e r c o n si d era ti o n , a n d r e - spectfully r e c o m m e n d s t h e i r a p p r o v -a l : Co nstable B o n d s -- C. W. Alexander, p ri n c i p a l : S. O.

Davis, W m . Schultz, s u ret ie s; Nelson H o p p e , p r i n c i p a l ; E r n e s t S c h l e n k e r a n d J o h n Lutz, s ureti es . B en j a m i n P . W o o d b u ry , p r i n c i p a l ; William H.

S t a r k an d Alvin A. B re it e n w is c h e r, su ret ies. F r a n k X. A. Kopf, p r i n c i p a l ; Kocco Disderide an d F r a n k R a t t i , sureties. Wi lliam V a n R i p e r , p r i n c i p a l ; W. J . P^andel a n d J o h n E. K r a n i c h , su ret ies. Chas. F. Fox. p r i n c i p a l ;

F re d T. Stowe a n d L e s t e r Canfield. su re ti es ; J o h n Young, p ri n c i p a l ; R. A. Cam pbell a n d H. D. R u n c i m a n , su ret ies. P l u m b e r s ' B o n d s --

Sam C. An dres , p r i n c i p a l ; H. S. H i r t h an d Otto G. An dres, s ureties .

W m . B e r a n e k , p r i n c i p a l ; Sam. M. B r a u n a n d R i c h a r d K c a r n s . sureties. Carl F . B erger, p r i n c i p a l ; Gottfried B e r g e r and W m . G. W en g er, sureties. Jo lin F e m e , p r i n c i p a l : H a r r y H. Gil-!er a n d A n d r e w Muehlig, su reti es.

H o c h r e i n & Co., p r i n c i p a l ; A r t h u r B ro wn a n d O. M. Martin, su reties. Hutzel & Co., p r i n c i p a l ; Michael J. F r i t z a n d H e n r y J. Mann, sureties. J o h n O'Brien. p r i n c i p a l ; George H a n g s t e r f e r a n d P h i l ip O ' Ha ra, s u r e - ties. R a a b & Robbins, p r i n c i p a l : W m . Seitz a n d Del. Begole, sureties. G. A.

Rvaiser, p ri n ci p al ; C. J n o . Walz. J. H e r m a n Gotz an d Alfred G. W al k e r, sureties.

C. L. Schneider, p r in c ip a l; F . W. Bigalke and J. G. F red Schmid, s u r e -

ties. W m . R. Schneider, p ri n ci p a l ;

J o h n Volz and J o h n F isch er, sureties. S c h m u a c h e r & B a c k u s p ri n ci p al ; P h i l i p S c h u m a c h e r a n d R o b e r t J. S c h u m a c h e r , sureti es .

H o r a c e Veach, p r i n c i p al ; H a r r y M. Cole a n d E u g e n e J. Helber, sureties. F r e d Wier, p r i n c i p a l ; C. F . P a r d o n and W m . L i n d e r m a n n , sureties. F r e d

Woerner, p r i n c i p a l ; George F r y a n d Cliristian F r e y , sureties, R. S. P e r ine, p r i n c i p a l ; C. H. Sch ro cn a n d C. J. Hutzel, su ret ies. Druggists* B o n d s -- L a V e r n e O. Gushing, p r i n c i p a l ; O.

W. Cu s h in g an d W. G. J o h n s o n , s u r e -ties. E b e r b a c h & Son Co., p ri n ci p al ; E d w a r d E b e r b a c h a n d Mart i n H a l ' e r , s u ret ie s . Th e Go odyear D r u g Co., p r i n c i p a l ; George E. Bliss, a n d George W, Seldon, su reties. Sugden D ru g Co., p ri n ci p al ; L u t h e r Su g d en an d El l a Sugden, sureties.

Respectfully s u b m i t t e d : Th eo. P r o c h -now, W m . L. H e n d e rs o n , J o h n

Huss, Bond c o m m i t t e e . Aid. P r o c h n o w moved th e adoption of t h e repo rt, which was ad o p ted by t h e following vote: Yeas, Aid. Sug- den, Heusel, Huss, Mayer Hen d ers o n, P r o c h n o w , Markey, Donnelly. H a u s e r , Spathe'f. F r e e m a n , MacGregor. Lutz, P r e s . R eich ert, 14. Na y s none.

Oliicei's' Report.'^. Ann Arbor, Mich., April 29, 1918. To t h e H o n o r a b l e . C om mo n Co un-cil, Ann Arbor, Mich.: G e n t l e m e n -- I h av e been o rd ere d by th e B o a r d of Pu bl ic W o r k s to p r e p a r e p l a n s for t h e op en in g of P o n t i a c st. from Moore St. to Swift St. It is t h e intention of the B o a r d of Public W o r k s t h a t t h e s t r e e t be opened for public use as soon as possible. In o r d e r to open thiw s t re e t t h e 5th ward voting place will

have to be moved. Even t h o u g h t h e s t r ee t is n ot opened at once, t h e 'build- ing will h av e to be moved or lowered very soon, so a s to p u t it in a safe an d useable condition. Respectfully s u m i t t e d : Geo. H. Sand e n b u r g h , City En g in eer. Referred to Street c o m m i t t e e .

Sidewalk Grade Resolution. By Aid. Donnelly: W h e r e a s , in t h e opinion of the ('ouncil, the g rad e of t h e sidewalk on t h e s o ut hw est side of

W a s h t e n a w ave. o u g h t to be chan ged and fixed an d established, to t h e end t h a t such street m a y be suitable for public travel. There fo re.

Resolved a n d it is h e r e b y ordered, t h a t t h e g ra d e of t h e sidewalk on and al o n g t h e s ou th wes t side of W a s h t e -n a w ave.. from east 1 ne of C h u r c h St. to t h e s o u t h e a s t 180 ft., be an d t h e

COMMON COUNCII.- s a m e is h e r e b y c h a n g e d , fixed a n d e s t a b l i s h e d , so t h a t t h e g r a d e of s ai d

s i d e w a l k on a n d a l o n g t h e s t r e e t a f o r e s a i d sh al l be as follows, t h a t is

to s ay : El e v .

St. 0, e a s t line C h u r c h st 884.07 Sta. 0 + 20, 20 ft. S. E. on W a s h -

t e n a w a v e 844.18 Sta. 0 + 4 0 , 40 ft. S. E. on W a s h -

t e n a w a ve . . 884..10 Sta. 0 + 60, 60 ft. S. E. on W a s n t e n a w a v e 884.40 Sta. 0 + 80 80 ft. S. E. on W a s h -

t e n a w av e 884.50 Sta. 1 + 00, 100 ft. S. E. on W a s h t e n a w a v e 88 4.60 Sta. 1+-2 0, 120 ft. S. E . on W a s h t e n a w a v e 884.70 Sta. 1 + 40, 140 ft. S. E. on T, W a s h t e n a w a v e 88 4.82

^ A P R I L 29. 1918. 11 St. 1 + 60. 160 ft. S. E. o n W a s h t e n a w a v e 8 84.9'2

Sta. 1 + 80, 180 ft. S. E, o n W a s h t e n a w a v e 885.09 T h e e l e v a t i o n g iv en b e i n g a b o v e t h e official city d a t u m a n d a l o n e t h e c e n -

t e r line of s u c h w a l k , a n d t h e g r a d e lin es t o c o n s i s t of s t r a g h t l i n es b e - t w e e n t h e s e v r a a l p o i n t s o r s t a t i o n s a b o v e s t a t e d .

A d o p t e d by t h e f o l l o w i n g v o t e : Ye as, Aid. S u g d e n , H e u s el , H u s s , May - er. H e n d e r s o n , P r o c h n o w , M a r k e y , Do n n el ly , H a u s e r , Spathelf, F r e e m a n ,

M a c G r e g o r , L u t z P r e s . R e i c h e r t , 14. N a y s , n o n e .

On m o t i o n of Aid. M a r k e y . C o u n ci l a d j o u r n e d .

ISAAC G. R E Y N O L D S . City C l e r k .