Ann Arbor City Council Minutes, January 03, 1927

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Date: January 03, 1927

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COMMON COUNCIL--JANUARY 3, 1027 181 - ^. Council Chamiber, mial. Moore, Bursley, F r e e m a n , An n Arbor, Mich., J a n . 3, 1927. Lutz, Pres . Woodbu ry, 12. Nays,

R e g u l a r Meetirta; none. Meeting called to order by P r e s - F r o m B o a rd of P u b l i c W o r k s ident Woodbury. Pr e s i d e n t Hut^el presented p r o -P r e s e n t : Aid. Slauson, Jocelyn, g r a m of I n t e r n a t i o n a l Association Maulbetsch, Graf, Lucas. Dwyer, of Street San itation Officials H a m m i a l , Moore, Bursley, F r e e - which will be held at St. Louis, man, Lutz, P re s . Woodbury, 12. Mo., J a n . 10 an d 11, 1927, also Abs en t: Messrs. Sweet. Young, m a d e oral r e p o r t t h a t t h e Good 2. Ro ad s show would be held at Chi-City Clerk r e c o m m e n d e d t h a t ca.go. 111., from J a n . 10 to 14, 1927. p rin ted p a m p h l e t s of proceedings Moved by Mr. Menefee, t h a t Of Doc. 6, 1926, be corrected by Board r e c o m m e n d s to Council s t r i k i n g out t h e figures "$18.75" t h a t City En g in ee r and Street opposite th e n a m e D. C. P r o c h n o w Commissioner be sent to St. Louis

on page 255 an d inserting th ere for and Chicago to a t t e n d above meet-t h e figures "$14.48." ings, at th e expense of t he City.

On motion of Aid. Joc-elyn, t h e (Council action) r e c o m m e n d a t i o n was ad op ted. Moved by Aid. Lucas, t h a t re cP r i n t ed p a m p h l e t s of Dec. 6. o n im en d at io n be concurred in. 1926, as corrected, were a p p r o v ed . Adopted by following v o te : P re s i d e n t a n n o u n c e d t h a t p r i n t - Yeas, Aid. Slauson, Jocelyn, Maul-ed p a m p h l e t s of Dec. 20, 1926, betsch, Graf, Lucas, Dwyer, H a m were not received from p ri n te r. mial, Moore, Bursley, F r e e m a n , Coiiiiiiunications Lutz, Pres. Wo od bu ry, 12. Nays,

F r o m Ma.vor none. Ann Arbor, Mich., J a n . 3, 1927. ( F r o m B o a rd ) To t h e H o n o r ab l e the Co m mo n To t h e B oard of Public Wo rks, Council: Ann Arbor, Mich.:

Gen t lem en : i h ereb y a n n o u n c e Gen t lem en : I su b mi t t he fol-t h e appointni'Gnt of F r a n k B. De- lowing total cost and distribution Vine as police commissioner to fill of cost of t h e Bro a dw ay P a v e -vacaney caused by resignation of ment. District No. 75: G'oorge* Bu rk e. Total Cost Respectfully s ubm itted, Contract cost $8,275.23

R. A. CAAIPBELL, Mayor. E n g i n e e r i n g an d inspec-Moved by Aid. Lutz, t h a t a p - tion by State 375.00 p o i n t m e n t be confirmed. En g in e eri n g and inspec-Adopted by following v o t e: tion by City 14.89

Yeas, Aid. Slauson, Jocelyn, Maul- Manhole castings 36.00 betsch, Graf, Lucas, Dwyer, H a m mial, Aioore, Bursley, F r e e m a n , Total cost $8,701.12 Lutz, Pres . Wo o d b ury . 12. Nays, Distribution of Cost

none. P r o p e r t y s h a r e $3,020.60 Ann Arbor. Mich., Dec. 30, 1926. City s h a r e 5,680.52 To t h e Ho n ora bl e t h e C o m m o n Council: Total cost $8,701.12

Gen t lem en : In ac co rd an c e wi th Respectfully submitted, t h e action of t h e Com.mon Council G E O R G E H. SANDENB URGH, Of M ar c h 15, 1926, I h ereb y a p - City Engineer. point t h e following m a r k e t com- Moved by Mr. Atwell, t h a t City

niittee: En g in eer' s cost and distribution of An dre w R- Gfell, W. H. Butler, cost of t h e B r o a d w a y P a v e m e n t J o h n Neelands, Nellie Loving, Mrs. Dist. No. 75. be ap prov ed and re -E. H. K r a u s . ferred to Council.

Respectfully su b mi tted , (Council action) R. A. CAMPBELL, Mayor. Moved by Aid. Jocelyn. t h a t r e Moved by Aid. Slauson, t h a t a p - port be ap p ro v ed a nd certified to p o i n t m e n t s be confirmed. City Assessor. Adopted by following v o te: Adopted by following v o t e : Yeas, Aid. Slauson, Jocelyn, Mau l- Yeas, Aid. Slauson, Jocelyn, Maul betsch, Graf, Lucas, Dwyer, H a m - betsch, Graf, Lucas, Dwyer, H a m 182 C O M M O N C O U N C I L -- J A N U A R Y 3, 1927 m i a i , Mo o r e , B u r s l e y . F r e e m a n , p e r h r . for s aid s e r v i c e s a s p r o -Lu t z , P r e s . W o o d b u r y , 12. N a y s , v i d e d fo r in t h e b u d g e t , n o n e . R e s p e c t f u l l y s u b m i t t e d , ( F r o m B o a r d ) H. W . C R I P P E N , City As se s so r.

C i t y E n g i n e e r r e c o m m e n d e d Mo v e d by Aid. L u c a s , t h a t r e -t h a t t h e S t r e e t C o m m i s s i o n e r ' s q u e s t be g r a n t e d . F o r d r u n a b o u t be t r a d e d in for a A d o p t e d by f o l l o w i n g v o t e : n e w F o r d R o a d s t e r p i c k u p a t a Yeas', Aid. S l a u s o n , J o c e l y n , M a u l cost n o t to e x c e e d $340.00. b e t s c h , Graf, L u c a s , D w y e r , H a m -M o v ed by Mr. M e n e f e e , t h a t m i a l , M o o r e , B u r s l e y , F r e e m a n , City E n g i n e e r ' s r e c o m m e n d a t i o n be L u t z , P r e s . W o o d b u r y , 12. N a y s , a p p r o v e d a n d r e f e r r e d t o Co u n c i l , n o n e .

( Co u n c i l a c t i o n ) Pe t it i o ns R e f e r r e d to B u d g e t C o m m i t t e e . Of F r a n k E. J o n e s et. al., t o F r o m B o a r d of W a t e r Coniniis- c h a n g e p r o p e r t y , p a r t of l o t s 5 s i o n e r s ^ " d 6 of C. T. W i l m o t ' s a d d i t i o n ,

A n n A r b o r , Mich., J a n . 3, 1927. I'^^m Class " B " to Cla s s "C^' u n -To t h e H o n o r a b l e t h e C o m m o n d e r t h e z o n i n g o r d i n a n c e , r e c e i v e d

C o u n c i l : ^"*^ r e f e r r e d to B o a r d of A p p e a l s . G e n t l e m e n : W e r e s p e c t f u l l y r e c - Curb & Gutter P e t i t i o n o m m e n d t h a t t h e M a y o r a n d City Of E. A. F r i t z , et. al., for c u r b C l e r k be i n s t r u c t e d to d r a w w a r - a n d g u t t e r on H i s c o c k St. b e t we e n

r a n t s on t h e w a t e r w o r k s s i n k i n g B r o o k s a n d Da n i e l Sts., r e c ei v e d f u n d s a s f o l l o w s : ^i^*3 r e f e r r e d to S t r e e t C o m m i t t e e .

F r o m t h e s i n k i n g f u n d for Co mmi t t e e R e p o r t s $200,000 b o n d iss ue, t h e s u m of J^"^^."*'^ l^^^:>>oi't

n v e t h o u s a n d n i n e h u n d r e d nfty ^ ^ C a m S s a l a (TM) $ 41.60 d o l l a r s for t h e p u r c h a s e of p u r - ^ ^ R e y n o l d s , s a l a r y 275.00 c h a s m g for sa id s i n k i n g f u n d t h e j ^ ^ c r i p p e n s a l a r y . . . 250.00 s ai d a m o u n t of c u r b a n d g u t t e r ^ . ^ e o d o r e J. S c h m i d t , b o n d s of t h e City of A n n A r b o r , s a l a r y 25 0 00 iss ued J a n u a r y 3rd, 1927, a n d m a - (.^^ H . " " s a n d e A b u r g h , t u r i n g A u g u s t 1st, 1928. s a l a r y 350.00 F r o m t h e s i n k i n g f u n d for t w o H . R. Scovill, s a l a r y 250.00

b o n d i ss ue s a8"gr<r J T-, \ ^7^^^.^(TM),^v. a t s t r e e t a n d a l l e y i ntt r ^,^ctio:;s. m i a l , M o o r e , B u r s l e y . f r e e m a n . ^ ^^^.^^ t h i r t e e n feet i n w i d t h L u t z , P r e s . W o o d b u r y , 12. N a y s , ^^^ . ^ p^,. ^^^^ ^^ ^^^ b a l a n c e UL ^ o n e . ^ cost of said p ub l ic i m p o v e m e n t . Aid. L u t z p r e s e n t e d bill of R o s s e x c e p t t h a t p r r t i o n c o n s t r u c t e d by G r a n g e r C a m p N o . 7, U n i t e d t h e S t a t e H i g h w a y D e p a r t m e n t ; a i l S p a n i s h W a r V e t e r a n s , f o r $15.27 of w h i c h s u m of m o n e , , in t e n for m a t e r i a l u s e d for w a t e r c o n - e q u a l a n n u a l i n s t a l l m e n t s w i t h in -n e c t i o n a n d s i n k in G. A. R. r o o m s t e r e s t i s h e r e b y o r d e r e d a n d re~ a t City H a l l . q u i r e d to be levied. S ' T - a d --ci ::T,T,-Mo v e d by Aid. S l a u s o n , t h a t MH s es s e d o n a n d u p o n e a c h a n d e v e r y

b e a l l o w e d a n d Cit y Cl er k i n - of t h e r e g u i a r a n n u a l a s e d s m e n t s t r u c t e d to d r a w w a r r a n t in p a y - ro lls of t h e City of A n n A bo -.

m e n t of s a m e . a n d on a n d a g a i n s t all t h e t a x a b l e A d o p t e d b y f o l l o wi n g v o t e : p r o p e r t y w i t n i n t h e s a . a City i . . Ye as , Aid. S l a u s o n , J o c e l y n , M a u l - a n d d u r i n g t h e p e r i o d in w h i c h b e t s c h , Graf, L u c a s , D w y e r , H a m - a n y p a r t of t h i s a p p r o p r i a w o n a n d m i a l M o o r e , B u r s l e y , F r e e m a n , a s s e s s m e n t is o r s h a l l be p a y a b l e . Lutz', P r e s . W o o d b u r y . 12. N a y s , He s ol v e d, f u r t h e r , t h a t ..le c u y

YiQY\^ C l e r k do c ert ify t h i s d e t e . m i n a -iitrof^t r^ mniittf ^- ^^^^ ^^^ o r d e r of a s s e s s m e n t s to

oJir^ot^^^r^nts ^^^, City A s s e s s o r p u r s u a n t to la w. A d o p t e d b y f o l l o w i n g v o t e : By Aid M a u l b e t s c h : Y e a s , Aid. S l a u s o n . J o c e l y n , M a u l -R e s o l v e d , t h a t t h i s C o m m o n ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ j ^ ^.^af, L u c a s , D w y e r , H a m C o u n c i l r e q u i r e s a n d o r d e . s t h e ^ j B u r s l e y . F r e e m a n . s u m of $3,020.60 for P a v e m e n t D i s - ^ u t z P r e s . W o o d b u r y 12. N a y s , t r i c t No . 75, all p a y a b l e m t e n j ^ ^ ^ ^ e q u a l a n n u a l i n s t a l l m e n t s w i t h 5 T, , , " . , ^,. . " . .^ p e r c e n t i n t e r e s t , o r a t t h e o p t i o n . , , J,^^''"*^y, ^ . 1 o^.*-' x^ T, of t h e t a x p a y e r s in o n e p a y m e n t , ^'^- J^^^^^ ^ ^ d t h .. City E n g i to be r a i s e d by t a x a n d a s pe ci al T^^^ P ' ^ ^ ^ o r a l reporv^ of m e e t -a s s e s s m e n t o n a n d a g 'ai n s t the* ^^^-^ w i t h S t a t e officials a n d r e p r e lots, p a r t s of lots, l a n d s , t e n e m e n t s ^ c n t a t i v e s of t h e M i c h i g a n C e n t r a l a n d p r e m i s e s in s ai d p a v e m e n t R a i l r o a d r e l a t i v e to c o n s t r u c t i o n d i s t r i c t a n d s i t u a t e d in t h e s p e c i a l *^f n e w b r i d g e o v e r t h e M i c h i g a n a s s e s s m e n t d i s t r i c t a s a t a x a g a i n s t C(n f ii il R a i l r o a d a t B r o a d w a y a n d t h e o w n e r s t h e r e o f ; al l to be a s - s t a t e d t h a t a m e e t i n g will b e h e l d sessed o n a n d a g a i n s t sa id l a n d s , w i t h t h e o e n e r a l m a n a g e r of t h e

t e n e m e n t s a n d p r e m i s e s a c c o r d - M i c h i g a n C e n t r a l in n e a r f u t u r e . in g to t h e b e n e f i t s c o m i n g to e a c h T h e M a y o r a d v i s e d t h a t a c t i o n be p a r c e l t h e r e o f f r o m s u c h local t a k e n a s soon a s p o s s ib l e . City p u b l i c i m p r o v e m e n t , a n d t h e City A t t o r n e y s u g g e s t e d t h a t t h e c o m As s e s s o r is h e r e b y r e q u i r e d to levy m j t t e e a s c e r t a i n f r o m t h e P u b l i c a n d a s s e s s t h e said s u m of m o n e y u t i l i t i e s C o m m i s s i o n w h a t h a s a s a f o r e s a i d on a n d a g a m s t t h e ^^^^ ^^^^ i^ ^^^^^ ^i^i^^ ^^ ^^^_ l a n d s , t e n e m e n t s a n d p r e m i s e s of . j ^ c a s e s

sa id p a v e m e n t d i st r i ct , t h e b o u n - Tv/r^-.r^^ K A I ^ T "OCO +>iot AI.I d a r y for w h i c h w a s a d o p t e d by Mo v e d by Aid. L u c a s , t h a t Aldt h e C o m m o n Cou ncil D e c e m b e r 6, g ^ y ^ ^ . t h e City A t t o r n e y a n d City 1926, a n d o n a n d u p o n t h e s p e c i a l E n g i n e e r be a u t h o r i z e d to go t o

a s s e s s m e n t r o l l s for sa id p a v e m e n t L a n s i n g to i n v e s t i g a t e w h a t d i v i -d i s t r i c t , a n d o n a n d u p o n e a c h a n d sion of cost h a s b e e n c u s t o m a r y e v e r y of t h e r e g u l a r a s s e s s m e n t i n s i m i l a r c a s e s m o t h e r cities, r o l l s of t h e City of A n n A r b o r for A d o p t e d b y f o l l o w i n g v o t e : t h e y e a r a n d d u r i n g w h i c h a n y Ye a s . Aid. S l a u s o n , J o c e l y n , M a u l -s u c h s p e c i a l a s s e s s m e n t m a y be b e t s c h , Graf, L u c a s , D w y e r , H a m COMMON COUNCIL--JANUARY 3, 1027 187 mial, Moore, Bursley, F r e e m a n , Lutz, P re s . Wo od bu ry, 12. Nays,

non-e. Po lice Co mm itt ee By Aid. Mauibetsch : Resolved, t h a t Board of Public

W o r k s be instructed to install ra il-ing in police office accord in g to

plan of police chief. Adopted by following v o te: Yeas, Aid. Siauson, Jocelyn, Ma ui -betsch, Graf, Lucas, Dwyer, H a m mial, Moore, Bursley, F r e e m a n , Lutz, Pres. Wo od bu ry , 12. Nays,

none. By- Aid. Lu cas :

Resolved, t h a t t h e ch air a p -point a co m m i t t e of t h r e e m e m - bers to ta k e up the whole ques-tion of elections.

Adopted by following v o te : Yeas, Aid. Slau&on, Jocelyn, Maui- betsch, nraf, Lucas, Dwyer, H a m -mial, Moore, Bursley, F r e e m a n ,

Lutz, Pres . W oo db ury, 12. Nays, none.

Chair appointed Aid. F r e e m a n . Lutz a n d Dwyer. Matter of p a r k i n g on H u r o n St. betv^^eon Ashley a n d Main Sts. was referred to Traffic Com mittee. Complaint t h a t h i g h w a y buses

unload passengers in midd le of road was referred to Chief of P o - lice. Complaint t h a t city buses a r e not properly designated with signs a nd a r e not op erat ed on schedule Vv'ns referred to R ail way C o m m i t-tee.

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