<br />JANUARY 15, 1945 CONTINURD
<br />fAvorAhle or unfavorable. Upon roll call the Councilmen voted as
<br />follows: Campen, AY~; Erdman, NO; Moody,AVR; Stanton, AYR, Stilwell
<br />AYR; ~atsjold, NO VOT~. Motion carried.
<br />Mr. Stilwell reported that the Tax Committee and the Mayor
<br />had worked with Mr. Erdman and Mr Hay on the Tax Ordinanne but that
<br />the ordinance WAS not ready for first readin~.
<br />The City Payroll in the amount of ~1,804.44 and obligations
<br />of the City previously OK'd by the Finance Committee were presented
<br />by the Clerk as follows: Collector of Internal Revenue, .~52.65;
<br />Territorial Treasurer, $398.50, and the following obli~ations were
<br />presented by the Clerk for nayment: ~lASkA RAilroad, ~6.41: Andy's
<br />Exoress, ~127.57; City Exoress, $2.06; ~. s. Darley, $158.96; K-R
<br />Garage, $17.88; McMullens, $9.28; Irwin L. Metcalf, ~196.50; G~le's
<br />GarARe, ~5~.95; Osbo's, ~24.7S: PAt's GBra~e, 13.75; Paulsteiners,
<br />,83.00; Seward Druf!, $2.45; Seward Hardware, $6.70; Seward Li~ht and
<br />Power, $24.19; Seward,.ater Supply, $140.00; Seward Volunteer Fire
<br />Denartment, $52.50; Seward Library, $21.00; Mrs. Grace Snyder,~16.7J
<br />It was moved by Mr. Erdman and seconded by Mr. .lats,101d that the
<br />payment of Payroll and obligations OK'd by Finance Committee be con-
<br />firmed and that the bill as presented be oaid. Un on roll call all
<br />Councilmen Voted AYR.
<br />Mayor Baker reported on the sewer situation of the Arcade and
<br />directed the Clerk to notify Mr. Hoben that os soon as Mr. LechBsr
<br />reported to the Street Committee and to the Council His claim would
<br />be given further and complete conmideration.
<br />The Seward Electric Sy~tem PRyroll in the amount of ~?,107.63
<br />And bills AS follows were nresented by the Clerk: Collector of In-
<br />ternal Revenue, $310.40; Petty CAsh, 886.76; beward Uater SUDDly,
<br />5.00; Sewar0 Light and Power, A7.50; Seward TradinR Company, $5.05;
<br />Stannard 011, J!;S86.73; City ExprAss, $3.09; Sew8rd Hardware, Jt18.7::';
<br />Gen. Electric Supply Corp., ~ 92.12; Seward Machine Shop, ~10.64;
<br />K-R GarA~e, $1.20; John P8ulsteiner, ~18.10; OSbo's, $5.16; It was
<br />moved by Mr. Moody and seconded by iJr. ErdmAn that the salaries and
<br />and bills be paid. Unnn roll CAll all Councilmen voted AYR.
<br />Mrs. 3aehm's request to purchase Lots 1, 2, and 3, Block 14,
<br />Townsite now belonging to AmeriCAn Missionary Society was presented
<br />by the ClArk, who stated that these lots had not been assessed be-
<br />fore the year 1943 but were assessed for the years 1943 And 1944.
<br />It was the opinion of Mr. RAY, City Attorney,that, since these lots
<br />had been Assessed for these last two yeArs, these taxes would hAve
<br />to be paid.
<br />The purchAse of the new fire siren as reouested by the Fire
<br />Department was called to the attention of the Council by the Clerk.
<br />It WAS tabled'temporarily but later Mr. Campen moved and Mr. StAn-
<br />ton seconded that the 7} HP siren be purchased from the ". S. Darley
<br />Company at a cost of $358.00. Unon roll call all Councilmen voted
<br />Mrs. Ray James representin~ the Seward Undertaking Company sta-
<br />ted that llfr. Atkins would return to ::'eward, FridAV, January 19, 19L fi
<br />to take care of the undertaking work in Seward. Mrs. Jemes stated
<br />further thut it WAS practically impossible to get 8raves opened Anc
<br />closed and reouested thA fullest cooperation of the Jitv in this
<br />difficulty which coooeration was aGsured her by the Mayor and Coin-
<br />Mr. Knight of the Seward Light and Power presented his views
<br />on the purchase and consolidation of the pronerty 'Nhich he reoresert-
<br />ed. Mr. Knight read a CODY of a letter to the Council written to
<br />Mr. Steins withdrawing his offer to sell to the City of Seward.
<br />Mr. Stanton reported that the bids for the purchase of the Se~-
<br />ard Electric System light Ford truck were opened by ;Jr. Moody, the
<br />Clerk And himself, the highest bid being $127.00. The truck Nas
<br />Mr. 6tilwell had no report to make.