Council Meeting: 0052.0709

COUNCIL MEETS

            A regular meeting of the City Council was held in the Council Chamber on Monday.  There was present Mayor Bowness, Aldermen Johnson, Clapp, Erickson and Campbell.

            Records of last regular and special meetings were read and on motion of Aldermen Johnson and Erickson adopted as read.

            The Finance Committee then presented their monthly report, recommended accounts to the amount of $14,951.64 be paid.  It was moved by Aldermen Campbell and Clapp, that the accounts as presented by the Finance Committee, be paid – Carried.

            A delegation from the Methodist church then addressed the Council, with respect to the unfinished portion of the sewerage system east of Durick avenue.

            A communication from the Department of Agriculture, re noxious weeds was read, instructing how the said weeds should be destroyed within the City limits.

            It was moved by Aldermen Erickson and Campbell that the Chief of Police be instructed to carry out the order of the Department of Agriculture in respect to noxious weeds, and that the same be published in the Cranbrook Prospector and Herald.

            The assistant engineer submitted plans for the laying out of the new portion of the cemetery.

            It was moved by Aldermen Campbell and Johnson that the plans of the cemetery extension as submitted by the assistant engineer be approved of, and that he be instructed to have the ground laid out as per plans, forthwith.

            Moved by Aldermen Johnson and Clapp that the question of Baker street grade, be referred to a special committee, consisting of the Mayor, Aldermen Campbell and Johnson, and the assistant engineer.

            The John Galt Engineering Co. presented their report, dated July 6, 1912, showing the progress of the sewerage system for the month of June.  On motion of Aldermen Clapp and Campbell the report was accepted.

            A communication from the Police Magistrate was read and filed.

            It was moved by Aldermen Campbell and Erickson that the City Clerk be instructed to notify the Police Commissioners that, the Council will not recognize any accounts for Police supplies and equipment, unless an order in that behalf be first given by the Commissioners, in writing.  And that such supplies and equipment must be considered as the property of the City and returned to the City upon the removal or resignation of any member of the police.

            The painting of the hydrants was referred to the Fire and Police committee.

            It was moved by Aldermen Campbell and Erickson, that by-law No. 108 be now read a second time.  The Council then resolved into a committee of the whole, with the Mayor in the chair to consider said by-law.

            On re-assembling the Mayor reported that the committee had discussed by-law No. 108 clause by clause and recommended the same be read a third time.

            By-law No. 108 was then read a third time.

            On motion the salary of the City Engineer was reduced to $100 per month, as from July 1, 1912.

            The City Engineer was instructed to remove the workshop of his department to the basement of the Hall.

            Alderman Campbell gave notice that he will at the next meeting of the Council introduce a by-law authorizing the purchase of land for a gravel pit.

            Alderman Johnson gave notice that he will at the next meeting of the Council introduce a Cranbrook Debenture By-law authorizing the raising of funds to complete the sewerage system.

            Alderman Clapp gave notice that he will at the next meeting of the Council introduce a by-law to regulate the location of Chinese Laundries.

            Council adjourned.

0052.0709: Council Meeting

Cranbrook City Council hold regular meeting paying due accounts, enlarging cemetary, painting fire hydrants, getting rid of noxious weed in City limits and notice of upcoming by-laws.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  July 13, 1912
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Cranbrook Prospector
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0052)

Keywords:

meeting chamber aldermen finance committee delegation church sewerage noxious weeds cemetery hydrant by-law salary gravel pit debenture

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