City Council Report: 0052.0695

COUNCIL MEETING

            A regular meeting of the City Council was held in the Council chambers on Monday afternoon.

            There were present Mayor Bowness, Aldermen Erickson, Atchison, Clapp, Campbell, Johnson and Cameron.

            Records of the last regular meeting was read and on the motion of Ald. Campbell and Clapp were adopted as read – carried.

            Moved by Aldermen Campbell and Cameron that messrs. Paterson and Matheson be heard – carried.

            Mr. Matheson stated that a number of new cottages were being constructed just outside the city limits, and that the owners desired that the sewerage system be extended to these buildings.  On motion of Aldermen Campbell and Cameron the matter was referred to the sewerage committee.  It is understood that this will be constructed at the expense of the Property owners.

            Manager Paterson, representing the J.D. McBride Company, referred to the connection of the Hanson Block and several cottages.  That plumbers without securing a license were doing the work, that the bylaw provided that a license fee of $25.00 should be paid.

            W.F. Johnson also addressed the council in reference to the same matter.

            It was moved by Aldermen Erickson and Atchison that the question of sewerage inspection be referred to the sewerage committee – carried.

            A communication from the Trades and Labor Council, regarding an eight hour day for all employees of the city and a wage of $3.00 per day.  Moved by Aldermen Johnson and Clapp that the letter from the Trade and Labor Council be received and filed – carried.

            A communication from R.P. Moffat regarding telephone poles was received and on motion of Aldermen Campbell and Clapp that the city clerk be instructed to write the Kootenay Telephone Co., that certain poles on Baker street be removed inside of 30 days – carried.

            A communication from the School Trustees, regarding the proposed bylaw for raising a certain sum be delayed, was on motion received and filed.

            A communication from the St. Eugene Hospital regarding certain tools for the construction of the sewer, now owned by the city be loaned to the hospital for the construction of the extension of the hospital connection.

            It was moved by Aldermen Erickson and Johnson that the use of the sewerage equipment, with the exception of picks and shovels, if approved of by the engineers in charge be granted – carried.

            The Finance committee then presented their regular monthly report and recommended that the accounts amounting to $17,520.74 be paid.

            Aldermen Campbell and Clapp moved that the accounts as presented by the Finance committee, with the exception of those otherwise provided for be paid – carried.

            The accounts as presented were as follows:-

School Board Orders                                                                          $1152.25

Salaries                                                                                                    345.00

Police Pay-Roll                                                                                       480.00

Fire Department Pay-Roll                                                                       250.00

City Engineer’s Pay-Roll                                                                        878.40

City Clerk’s Sundries                                                                                93.48

Ward & Harris                                                                                                        2.65

Patmore Bros.                                                                                           11.25

T.N. Parrett                                                                                               11.50

F. Parks & Co.                                                                                                      59.67

Geo. R. Leask                                                                                             4.50

S. MacDonald                                                                                           61.00

Cranbrook Cartage & Transfer Company                                                   9.00

Frank Dezall                                                                                              37.65

McCreery Bros.                                                                                           4.75

J.D. McBride                                                                                            39.71

Cranbrook Foundry                                                                                  60.25

Pittsburgh Meter Co.                                                                                20.00

W.E. Worden                                                                                            22.00

Cranbrook Sash & Door                                                                           91.41

Cranbrook Trading Co.                                                                             83.51

Davis Bros.                                                                                               95.25

R. Findlay                                                                                                 95.75

G.T. McGregor                                                                                         20.70

N. McInnes                                                                                                 9.00

Beattie-Murphy Co., Ltd.                                                                         15.20

T.N. Parrett                                                                                                 3.00

Frank Parks & Co.                                                                                    20.25

Cranbrook Garage Co., Ltd.                                                                       5.70

W.E. Worden                                                                                            28.32

Prospector Publishing Co.                                                                           7.00

Herald Publishing Co.                                                                                 8.00

East Kootenay Mercantile                                                                      111.90

V. Hyde Baker                                                                                        681.00

A. Jolliffe                                                                                                    2.85

F. Kummer                                                                                                22.16

Northern Electric Co.                                                                                41.69

Ward & Harris                                                                                                      10.60

Quain Electric Co., Ltd.                                                                             3.95

W.E. Worden                                                                                              4.47

Cranbrook Sash & Door                                                                           15.97

King Lumber Mills, Ltd.                                                                         120.19

Kootenay Telephone Lines                                                                       30.20

Fink Mercantile Co., Ltd.                                                                       112.00

Fink Mercantile Co., Ltd.                                                                         70.25

Burroughs Adding Machine Company                                                   100.00

Vancouver Rubber Co., Ltd.                                                                    25.50

James T. Laidlaw                                                                                      50.00

V. Hyde Baker                                                                                        220.60

St. Eugene Hospital                                                                                500.00

Cranbrook Electric Light Co.                                                                   11.18

Sewerage Pay-roll                                                                                 5823.00

Beattie-Murphy Co.                                                                                    1.00

Cranbrook Sash & Door                                                                         201.22

Cranbrook Electric Light Co.                                                                     4.57

Cranbrook Exchange                                                                                  4.64

Davis Bros.                                                                                               19.45

Fink Mercantile Co.                                                                                  16.00

Herald Publishing Co.                                                                               18.50

King Lumber Mills, Ltd.                                                                           33.83

Kootenay Telephone Co.                                                                          16.05

Mussens Limited                                                                                     192.00

R. McNeille                                                                                               21.35

J.D. McBride                                                                                          354.57

J.A. Macdonald                                                                                        18.00

Cranbrook Foundry                                                                                    6.25

Patterson Bros.                                                                                          16.70

T.N. Parrett                                                                                                 3.00

Frank Parks & Co.                                                                                  305.20

Cranbrook Cartage Co.                                                                             34.05

W.E. Worden                                                                                          311.70

Washington Brick, Lime & Sewerage Pipe Company                          3957.32

J.D. McBride                                                                                              2.51

 

                                                Total                                                 $17,520.67

            A tender was received from Mr. W.E. Worden for watering the streets, 60 cents per hour, or $2.40 per day.

            W.R. Beattie sent in an application for a 10 foot sidewalk on Fenwick Avenue: the matter was referred to the Board of Works.

            The fire chief reported that several hydrants were out of order.  It was moved by Aldermen Campbell and Erickson that the City Engineer be instructed to have these hydrants repaired as quickly as possible.

            An account of the Electric Light Co. was referred to a special committee with power to act. – carried.

            The sewerage Committee presented their weekly report.

            It was moved by Aldermen Campbell and Johnson that the report of the John Galt Engineering Co., be accepted, that their account of $1,204 be paid. – carried.

            It was moved that cheque be drawn in favor of Chas. Mackie for $25.00. – carried.

            The City health officer reported that the sewerage disposal works was in condition and that a number of hotels and cottages were desirous of making the necessary connections.

            Moved by Aldermen Campbell and Johnson that a cheque amounting to $15.00 be issued to the Mayor for his expenses in connection with the sale of the sewerage debentures. – carried.

            Alderman Campbell wanted to know why the streets and sidewalks are not cleaned as ordered by the council at its last meeting.

            On motion of Aldermen Campbell & Johnson the Council adjourned.

0052.0695: City Council Report

Regular meeting of Cranbrook City Council dealing with payments of bills, update on utilities and extensions of sewerage to buildings outside city limits, to be paid for by property owners.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  May 18, 1912
Pages:  4
Publisher:  Cranbrook Prospector
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0052)

Keywords:

meeting chambers aldermen sewerage license fee communication telephone poles trustees hospital sidewalk hydrant committee health officer

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People arrow Joliffearrow
People arrow Kummerarrow
People arrow Laidlawarrow
People arrow Leaskarrow
People arrow MacDonaldarrow
People arrow Mackiearrow
People arrow Mathesonarrow
People arrow McBride, James D.arrow
People arrow McCreeryarrow
People arrow McGregorarrow
People arrow McInnesarrow
People arrow McNeillarrow
People arrow Moffatarrow
People arrow Murphyarrow
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