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and best bidder, for

one coal

covered lead encased cable for the crusher for the division of light division of light and heat, in an and heat, in the sum of five thou- amount not to exceed fifty thousand and twenty dollars ($5,020.00) sand dollars ($50,000.00) in accordin accordance with its bid received ance with its bid received June 26, June 19, 1917.

1917. File No. 4695.

File No. 4700. By Director Farrell.

By Director Farrell. Resolved, by the board of control

Resolved, by the board of control that subsidiary agreement No. 741 that the director of public utilities modifying contract 11499, with the be and he is hereby authorized and United States Cast Iron Pipe & directed to enter into subsidiary Foundry Co., and providing for ad- agreement modifying contract ditional pipe and castings in the 11025 with the T. H. Brooks Co., sum of approximately fifteen thou- for steel work for Division ave. sand dollars ($15,000.00) be and

pumping station and providing for the same is hereby approved.

extra work in the sum of fifteen File No. 4696.

hundred and ninety-three dollars By Director Farrell.

and seventy cents ($1,593.70). Resolved, by the board of control File No. 4701. that contract 11698, with the H. W.

By Director Farrell. Johns-Manville Co., for fibre con

Resolved, by the board of control duit for the division of light and that the director of public utilities heat in the sum of thirteen thou

be and he is hereby authorized and sand dollars ($13,000.00) be and directed to enter into contract with the same is hereby approved.

the Van Dorn Iron Works Co., lowFile No. 4697.

est and best bidder, for boiler gratBy Director Bernstein.

ings for the division of light and Resolved, by the board of control

heat in the sum of two thousand that, in accordance with section 189

one hundred and fifty-eight dollars of the charter of the city of Cleve

($2,158.00) in accordance with its land, and the classification adopted bid received June 19, 1917. by the civil service commission, the

File No. 4702. number, salaries and bonds of posi

By Director Bernstein. tions in the department of public service, division of recreation, be

Resolved, by the board of control and the same are hereby fixed as

that contract No. 11712, with Elec

tric Wiring Company, amounting follows: Position

Salary

to $1,449.00 covering the electric 1 Commissioner of recreation, per year. . $2,400.00 wiring of the Garfield park swim1 Senior stenographer (G-5), per month 80.00 ming pool, be and the same is 2 Playground supervisors, each, Der

hereby approved. month

75.00 Male playground instructors as may be

File No. 4703. needed, each, per month

70.00 Female playground instructurs as may

By Director Bernstein. te needed, each, per month

65.00 Resolved, by the board of control And be it resolved, that resolu- that contract No. 11692, with The tion No. 1927, adopted May 24, 1915 American Street Lighting Comand all subsequent amendments pany of Baltimore, Md., for the rethereto, be and the same are hereby newal of the lease of 600, more or rescinded; and

less, ornamental gas lamp heads Be it further resolved, that this with automatic lighting and exresolution shall take effect and be tinguishing device, for park and in force from and after June 1, boulevard lighting, for a period of 1917.

one year, with the privilege of purFile No. 4698.

chase at the end of the leasing By Director Bernstein.

period, in accordance with their Resolved, by the board of control proposal, as outlined in contract that the director of public service No. 10455, and subsidiary agreebe and he is hereby authorized and ment No. 35, be and the same is directed to enter into subsidiary hereby approved. agreement No. 771, with Spilburg File No. 4704. & Patmos, making certain addi- By Director Beman. tions to and amending contract No. Whereas, the sale of the prop11490, in the sum of $1,902.00, erty formerly used by the city of covering the plumbing work for the Cleveland for the detention of perrefreshment stand, comfort station sons afflicted with contagious disand dressing

in Garfield eases constitutes an emergency in park.

that said property is now an item File No. 4699.

of expense to the city, and the By Director Farrell.

money to be realized from the sale Resolved, by the board of control thereof is necessary to carry on that the director of public utilities one of the municipal departments be and he is hereby authorized and of the city of Cleveland, and a sale directed to enter into contract with thereof at this time is most advanthe Hazard Manufacturing Co., tageous, now, therefore. lowest and best bidder, for rubber Be it resolved by the board of

control of the city of Cleveland, that the commissioner of purchases and supplies be and he is hereby authorized and directed to sell the following described real estate not needed for any municipal purpose, consisting of about eight and fortysix hundredths (8.46) acres of land in Independence township, Cuyahoga county, Ohio, and more fully described as follows:

DESCRIPTION Situated in the hamlet of Newburgh and in the township of Independence, county of Cuyahoga and state of Ohio, and known as the east end of lot twenty-one (21) of tract number one (1) east of the Cuyahoga river and described as follows, viz.:

Beginning at the southeast corner in the center of the road, thence south_45 degrees west, two and 35100 chains along the center of the road to a stake; thence north 45 degrees west, four and 75-100 chains along the center of the road to a stake; thence west 2 and 70-100 chains along the center of the road to a stake; thence north 6? in. west 10 and 06-100 chains to the north line; thence easterly eight and 85-100 chains to the northeast corner; thence south along the east line eleven and 70-100 chains to the place of beginning, containing eight and 93-100 acres of land, be and the same more or less, but subject to all legal highways, except such part as have been sold from parcel No. 5, situated in the village of South Newburgh, formerly the township of Independence, county of Cuyahoga and state of Ohio, and known as part of lot 21 in tract number one (1) east of the Cuyahoga river, and bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at a point in the south line of lot 26 in said tract, 67 degrees west of the southwest corner of said lot 26, which point is also known_as its 90 plus 21 of the Lake Erie and Pittsburgh survey line; thence west along said south line 67 degrees to the said southwest corner; thence south. along the west line of lot 21, crossing said survey line of station 92 plus 16.5 to a point 50 degrees from said survey line, measured at right angles thereto; thence northwesterly in a line parallel to and 50 feet from said survey line to a point in said south line of lot 26, thence east along said south line to place of beginning, containing forty-seven hundredths acres (0.47).

Be it further resolved that the commissioner of purchases and supplies be and he is hereby authorized to sell said real estate to the highest bidder, according to law but for not less than the sum of

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four thousand and 00-100 dollars ($4,000.00) and in accordance with the specifications therefor prepared by the director of public welfare, and that the proceeds of sale thereof be deposited in the general fund; and the mayor of the city of Cleveland be and he is hereby authorized to convey said real estate to the highest bidder therefor by good and sufficient warranty deed approved by the director of law and deliver same to the purchaser upon receipt of said purchase price. NATHAN E. COOK,

Secretary.

The regular session of the board of control was called to order by Director FitzGerald at 10:00 a. m., Monday, July 2nd, 1917.

Present: Directors FitzGerald, Bernstein, Sprosty, Neal and Farrell.

Absent: Mayor Davis and Director Beman.

The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as presented and on motion of Director FitzGerald the following resolutions were adopted:

File No. 4705.
By Director Neal.

Resolved, by the board of control, that in accordance with section 189 of the charter and the classification adopted by the civil service commission, the numbers, salaries, bonds and positions in the department of finance, division of purchases and supplies, be and the same are hereby fixed as follows:

File No. 4707.
By Director Sprosty.

Resolved, by the board of control, that, in accordance with section 189 of the charter of the city of Cleveland, the number and salaries of the employees in the division of fire, department of public safety, be fixed as follows: No. Title of Position

Rate of Pay 1 GENERAL FOREMAN (SHOP) TF-2, per annum

$1,800.00 1 Electrician, per annum

1,320.00 1 Painter, per annum

1,104.00 2 Hostlers, per month

75.00 1 Teamster, per month

85.00 1 Cable splicer, per annum

1,440.00 1 Repair man, per annun

1,440.00 And such additional linemen and cable

splicers as may be required from time to time, the linemen to receive $4.50 per day, and the cable splicers to receive $0.634 per hour, and such helpers as may be needed, who shall receive $0.45 per hour. Be it resolved, that resolution No. 4525, adopted by the board of control May 18th, 1917, be and the same is hereby rescinded.

And be it further resolved, that the positions and salaries as above fixed, shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1st, 19.

File No. 4708.
By Director Bernstein.

Resolved, by the board of control, that contract No. 11699, with Wm. Taylor Sons Company, amounting to approximately $2,041.50, for furnishing and delivering bathing suits for the park department of Cleveland, 56 dozen ladies' bathing suits, sizes 24 to 44 inclusive, and 50 dozen men's bathing suits, sizes 34 to 44 inclusive, be and the same is hereby approved.

File No. 4709.
By Director Bernstein.

Resolved, by the board of control, that contract No. 11701, with E. L. Phillips, amounting to approximately $2,112.50, for furnishing and delivering to the park refreshment stands in Cleveland approximately sixty-five thousand “Crispette” pop corn balls, be and the same is hereby approved.

File No. 4710.
By Director Bernstein.

Resolved, by the board of control, that contract No. 11700, with The Weideman Company, amounting to approximately $3,456.00, for furnishing to the park refreshment stands of Cleveland approximately eight hundred gross of “Checkers" pop corn with prizes, be and the same is hereby approved.

File No. 4711.
By Director Bernstein.

Resolved, by the board of control, that resolution No. 4278, adopted March 26, 1917, fixing the number, salaries and bonds of positions in the department of public service, division of parks and boulevards, be and the same is hereby amended as follows:

By striking out “1 foreman of greenhouse at $3.00 per day" and

inserting in lieu thereof “1 park foreman (greenhouses) K. P. 2 at $3.40 per day;" and

Be it further resolved, that this resolution shall relate back to and be effective from and after July 1, 1917.

File No. 4712.
By Director Bernstein.

Resolved, by the board of control, that the commissioner of purchases and supplies be and he is hereby authorized and directed to purchase, jointly, with The Nickel

, Plate Railroad Company, for a sum not to exceed $3,500.00, the following described property, for use as a permanent street running from W. 53rd st. to W. 55th st. in connection with the grade crossing elimination at W. 53rd st. and W. 55th st. and the tracks of the Nickel Plate railroad:

Situated in the city of Cleveland, county of Cuyahoga and state of Ohio, and known as being the northerly 30 feet of sublot No. 49 in Willard Burnham's subdivision of a part of original lot No. 48, Brooklyn township, being 30 feet front on W. 53rd st. and extending back 132 feet deep.

Section 2. That the commissioner of purchases and supplies be and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay to the owners, John H. Breteler and Lena Breteler, out of the Nickel Plate grade crossing bond fund, an amount not to exceed $3,500.00, as provided for by ordinance No. 33723, passed July 13th, 1914; said sum of $3,500.00 includes both the city's portion of 35% and the railroad's portion of 65%; which said 65% is made as an advance to the railroad company, authorized and provided for by ordinance No. 37373, passed July 12th, 1915; the said sum of $3,500.00 is to be paid to the owners on delivery to the city of Cleveland, or its nominee, of a good and sufficient warranty deed, together with a certificate of title showing said premises to be free and clear of all encumbrances and to the satisfaction of the director of law.

File No. 4713.
By Director Bernstein.

Resolved, by the board of control, that the commissioner of purchases and supplies be and he is hereby authorized and directed to purchase jointly with the Nickel Plate Railroad Company, for a sum not to exceed $2,600.00, the following described property, for use as a permanent street running from W. 53rd to W. 55th st., in connection with the grade crossing elimination from W. 53rd to W. 55th st. and the tracks of the Nickel Plate railroad:

Situated in the city of Cleveland, county of Cuyahoga and state of Ohio, and known as being the southerly 30 feet of sublot No. 49

Position

Class-Grade Salary 1 Supervisor

$1,800.00 Bond. $2,000.00. 1 Senior bookkeeper

E-1 1,000.00 Bond, $1,000.00. 2 Junior bookkeepers

D 900.00 1 Tunior bookkeeper

D 800.00 1 MULTIGRPH OPERATOR

D 960.00 Bond, $1.000.00. I JUNIOR STENOGRAPHER

C-3

660.00 1 Junior Stenographer

C-3 660.00 1 Junior clerk

.B 720.00 Bond, $1.000.00.

Be it further resolved, that this resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after June 1, 1917.

And, be it further resolved, that resolution No. 4527, adopted by the board of control May 18, 1917, be and the seme is hereby repealed.

File No. 4706.
By Director Farrell.

Resolved, by the board of control, that the director of public utilities be and he is hereby authorized and directed to enter into contract with the Nassau Smelting & Refining Co., lowest and best bidder, for pig lead for the division of water in the sum of approximately seventeen thousand four hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents ($17,437.50), in accordance with its bid received June 22, 1917.

dergo a preliminary physical examination, to be conducted by the medical officer of the division of police, at the Orange ave. municipal bathhouse, 1611 Orange ave., at a time to be later announced by inail to each applicant. Applicants rejected in the physical examination will be disqualified.

The subjects of the examination wi! include the following: (1) writing; (2) spelling: (3) arithmetic; (4) a written examination consisting of practical questions, which in the opinion of the commission, tend to demonstrate applicant's knowledge of the duties of a patrolman, good judgment and general fitness for the position; (5) an oral examination to be conducted by the members of the commission or by a committee designated for that purpose; (6) muscular strength test.

In case two or more applicants have the same percentages, the person filing application first will receive the advantage.

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in Willard Burnham's subdivision of all encumbrances whatsoever, of a part of original lot No. 48, and to the satisfaction of the diBrooklyn township, being 40 feet rector of law. front on W. 53rd st. and extending File No. 4715. back 132 feet deep.

By Director Bernstein. Section 2. That the commis- Resolved, that the director of sioner of purchases and supplies public service be and he is hereby be and he is hereby authorized and authorized and directed to enter directed to pay to the owners, L. into contract with The Freshwater Oblander and Durell Norton, out of Construction Company, the lowest the Nickel Plate grade crossing and best bidders, June 27, 1917, bond fund, an amount not to ex- for repaving and improving Madiceed $2,600.00 as provided for by son ave. N. W. from W. L. W. 100th ordinance No. 33723, passed July st. to Berea rd. N. W., in accord13th, 1914; said sum of $2,600.00 ance with their bid for the same, includes both the city's portion of approximately $30,375.20. 35% and the railroad's portion of Re-assessment will be required. 65%; which said 65% is made as File No. 4716. an advance to the railroad com- By Director Bernstein. pany, authorized and provided for Resolved, that the director of by ordinance No. 37373, passed public service be and he is hereby July 12th, 1915; said sum of $2,- authorized and directed to enter 600.00 is to be paid to the owners into contract with Roehl Bros., the on delivery to the city of Cleveland, lowest and best bidders, June 27, or its nominee, of a good and suf- 1917, for paving and improving ficient warranty deed, together University rd. S. W. from E. L. W. with a certificate of title showing 10th st. to W. 14th st., in accordsaid premises to be free and clear ance with their bid for the same, of all encumbrances and to the sat- approximately $9,317.20. isfaction of the director of law.

Re-assessment will be required. File No. 4714.

File No. 4717. By Director Bernstein.

By Director Bernstein. Resolved, by the board of control, Resolved, by the board of control, that the commissioner of purchases that contract No. 11604, with The and supplies be and he is hereby Cleveland Trinidad Paving Comauthorized and directed to purchase pany, amounting to approximately jointly with the Nickel Plate Rail- $6,800.00, covering the grading, road Company, for the sum not to draining and paving of E. 59th st., exceed $6,500.00, the following de- from Superior ave. N. E. to Prosser scribed property, for use as a per- ave. N. E., be and the same is manent street running from W. hereby approved. 53rd to W. 55th st., in connection

NATHAN E. COOK, with the grade crossing elimina

Secretary. tion at W. 53rd and W. 55th sts. and the tracks of the Nickel Plate Railroad Company: Situated in the city of Cleveland,

CIVIL SERVICE NOTICES county of Cuyahoga and state of Ohio, and known as sublot No. 63 in Willard Burnham's subdivision Applications and full informaof a part of original lot No. 48, tion covering the following ex. Brooklyn township, being 60 feet aminations may now be obtained front of W. 55th st. and extending

at the office of the civil service back 132 feet deep.

commission, 414 City Hall. ApSection 2. That the commis- plications should be obtained as sioner of purchases and supplies be

as possible, and must be and he is hereby authorized and filed by applicant in person at directed to pay to the owners, Carl

that office not later than 12 Heinke and Bust Heinke, out of the o'clock noon of the seventh day Nickel Plate railroad grade cross- preceding the date of the examing fund, the sum of $6,500.00 as ination. provided for by ordinance No. Until further notice all exam33723, passed July 13th, 1914; the inations will be held at the exsaid sum of $6,500.00 includes both amination room, second floor the city's portion of 35% and the

old Court House (Public railroad's portion of 65%; which Square). 65% is made as an advance to the railroad company, authorized and PATROLMAN-DIVISION OF POLICE

Civil service original entrance examinaprovided for by ordinance No.

tion will be held at 9:00 a. m. Saturday, 37373, passed July 12th, 1915; said July 21, 1917, for positions of patrolmen amount to be paid to the said own

in the division of police, department of

public safety, at the Spencerian Commerers upon delivery to the city of

cial School, corner Euclid and E. 18th st. Cleveland, or its nominee, of a good Applicants must not be less than 5 feet 8 and sufficient warranty deed, to- inches in height; must weigh not less 502

148 pounds, and must be not less than 21 gether with a certificate of title

nor more than 33 years of age. showing same to be free and clear

Each applicant will be required to un

CIVIL. SERVICE COMMISSION,

Edward A. Kline,

Secretary.

PROPOSALS Division of Purchases and Supplies

CONDENSER 'DISCHARGE LINE FOR THE DIVISION OF LIGHT AND

HEAT Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the commissioner of purchases ani supplies, city hall, Cleveland, Ohio, until 12 o'clock noon, eastern time, July 10, 1917.

For condenser discharge line for the division of light and heat and will be opened and read in the city council chamber, city hall, immediately thereafter.

Each bid must be made in accordance with the specifications which may be obtained by appying to the office of the division of light and heat.

No proposal will be entertained unless made on the blank furnished by the division of light and heat and delivered to the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies previous to 12 o'clock noon, eastern standard time, on the day above specified.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

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FOR THE SALE OF APPROXIMATELY

8.46 ACRES OF LAND IN INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP CUY A HOGA COUNTY, OHIO, KNOWN AS THE OLD PEST HOUSE PROPERTY, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, city hall, Cleveland, Ohio, until 12:00 o'clock noon, eastern standard time, Tuesday, July 10th, 1917, for the sale of approximately 8.46 acres of land in Independence township. Cuyahoga county, Ohio, known as the old pest house property, department of public welfare, division of charities and

BOARD OF REVISION OF

ASSESSMENTS

correction, and will be opened and read in room 305, city hall, immediately thereafter.

Each bid must be made in accordance with the specifications which may be obtained by applying to the secretary to the director of public welfare, 327 city hall.

No proposals will be entertained unless made on the blanks furnished by the secretary to the director of public welfare and delivered to the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, previous to

12:00 o'clock noon, eastern standard time, on the day above specified.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids. July 5, 1917.

office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, room

219 city hall, until 12 o'clock noon eastern time), July 12th, 1917, for the construction of a concrete outfall channel approximately 1,200 feet in length supported on piling, a submerged steel or concrete outfall pipe line approximately 3,000 feet long and connections, and will be opened and read in room 305 immediately thereafter.

Copies of plans and specifications and blank proposals can be obtained at the office of the commissioner of engineering, room No. 018 city hall, after June 18, 1917, upon the deposit of ten ($10.00) dollars, the same to be refunded upon the return of the plans in good condition, or if a bid is submitted.

The proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties making the same and all persons interested therein and must be accompanied by a proposal bond signed by a surety company authorized to do business in the state or Ohio or by a certified check for ten thousand ($10,000.00) dollars payable to the city of Cleveland on a solvent bank, as a surety that if the bid be accepted a contract will be entered into and the performance of it properly secured.

No proposal will be entertained unless made on the blanks furnished by the commissioner of engineering and delivered at the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, room No. 219 city hall, previous to 12 o'clock m. (eastern time) on the day specified.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

June 27, July 5, 1917.

Thursday, June 26, 1917. At this meeting of the board, the following improvements were disposed of:

E. 104th st. paving, from Union ave. S. E. to Eliot ave. S. E. Not approved.

Jefferson ave, repaving, from W. 3rd st. to W. 5th st. Approved. Corlett ave.

sewer, from East blvd. to E. 131st st. Approved.

E. 116th st. Sewer, from Corlett a ve, S. E to Farringdon ave. S. E. Approved.

The following improvements will be considered at the next regular meeting of the board, Thursday, July 5, 1917:

E. 110th st. paving, from St. Clair ave. N. E. to Glenview rd. N. E.

Glenview rd. N. E. paving, from E. 108th st. to E. 110th st.

E. 106th st. sewer, from Sandusky ave. S. E. to Aetna rd. S. E.

E. 108th st. sewer, from Sandusky ave. S. E. to Aetna rd. S. E.

Aetna rd. paving, from E. 103rd st. to 516 feet westerly.

L. C. CUKR, Acting Secretary.

CONSTANT CURRENT REGULATORS

FOR THE DIVISION OF

LIGHT AND HEAT Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, city hall, Cleveland, Ohio, until 12:00 o'clock noon, eastern time, July 17, 1917, for constant current regulators for the division of light and heat and will be opened and read in the city council chamber, city hall, immediately thereafter.

Each bid must be made in accordance with the specifications which may be obtained by applying to the office of the division of light and heat.

No proposal will be entertained unless made on

the blanks furnished by the division of light and heat and delivered to the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, previous to 12:00 o'clock noon, eastern standard time, on

the day above specified.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

June 27, July 5.

NOTICE OF PAWN BROKERS APPLI

CATION FOR LICENSE To Whom It May Concern:

Your attention is hereby called to the fact that Jacob Levitt has made application at this ofce for a pawn brokers license, in accordance with ordinance No. 39917. said place of business to be located at 1296 E. 9th st. License to be granted on and after the 16th day of July, 1917, for a period of one year.

L. C. CUKR. Commissioner of Assessments and

Licenses. July 5, 11, 1917.

CALENDAR

EXCAVATION PUBLIC HALL Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, room 218 city hall, until 12 o'clock noon, July 12th, 1917, and will be opened and read immediately thereafter in room 305 city hall, for the excavation of the convention hall and stage of the public hall.

Each bid must be made in accordance with the drawings and specifications, copies of which may be obtained at the office of the city architect, 604 city hall.

No proposal will be entertained unless made on the blanks furnished by the city architect and delivered at the office of the commissioner of purchases and suppiles, previous to 12 o'clock noon on the day specified.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

June 27, July 5, 1917.

Friday, July 6–

Meeting of the board of control,

room 305, City Hall, 10 a. m. Monday, July 9–

Meeting of the board of control, 10 a. m.

SEWERS Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, room 219 city hall, until 12 m. July 19, 1917, and will be opened in the council chamber immediately thereafter, for the construction of sewers in the following named thoroughfares, to-wit:

E. 116th st., from Farringdon ave. S. E. to Corlett ave. S. E.

E. 171st st., from Saranac rd. N. E. to St. Clair ave. N. E.

Corlett ave. S. E., from E. 116th st. to E. 131st st.

Each bid must be made in accordance with the plans and specifications which may be seen at the office of the commissioner of engineering. room 618 city hall.

No proposal will be entertained unless made on blanks furnished by the commissioner of engineering and delivered at the office of the commissioner of purchases and supplies, previous to 12 m. on the day specified.

The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids,

July 5 11, 1917.

INFORMATION AND

COMPLAINTS Complaints, inquiries or suggestions regarding the work of municipal departments should be made in writing or by telephone to the officials directly in charge or to clerk of council, 316 City Hall. A directory of city officials appears on the inside cover page.

SUBMERGED OUTFALL PIPE, CHANNEL AND CONNECTIONS AT THE EASTERLY SEWAGE TREAT

MENT WORKS Sealed proposals will be received at the

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CITY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JULY 4, 1917

CITY COUNCIL

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS

in

Cleveland, O., July 2, 1917. On account of the absence of the president, W. F. Thompson, the regular meeting was called to order by the clerk.

Present, Messrs.:
Becker Meyers Stannard
Damm Michell Stolte
Dickerson McGinty Sulzmann
Dittrick Reynolds Taylor
Faulhaber Rolf

Townes
Gahn

Schwartz Wagner
Horrigan Sledz

Zmunt
Kadlecek Smith
Krueger

Absent-Messrs. Fleming and Thompson.

Also present were:
W. S. Fitzerald, Director of Law.

Alex Bernstein, Director of Public Service,

Lamar T. Beman, Director of Public Welfare. Clarence

J. Neal, Director of Finance.

A. B. Sprosty, Director of Public Safety.

Thomas S. Farrell, Director of Public Utilities.

Fielder Sanders, Street Railroad Commissioner.

Absent-H. L. Davis, Mayor.

I am,

ELECTION On account of the absence of President W. F. Thompson, the council proceeded to the election of President pro-tem.

Mr. Schwartz nominated Mr. Reynolds, seconded by Mr. Damm.

On motion of Mr. McGinty the nominations closed.

Mr. Reynolds was duly elected President pro-tem.

only.

Stand No. 2-Hollenden Hotel-Superior ave. entrance. Parked diagonally with radiator to curb. 6 cars only.

Stand No. 3-Hollenden Hotel-E. 6th st, entrance, east curb. Cars to be headed north. 6 cars only.

Stand No. 4-Hollenden HotelVincent ave. entrance, north curb. Cars to be headed west. 4 cars only.

Stand No. 5-Olmstead Hotel-E. 9th st. entrance-West curb. Cars to be headed south. 5 cars only.

Stand No. 6-Center of Triangle space, junction of Payne and Superior ave. Cars to be headed west. 6 cars only.

Stand No. 7-Statler Hotel, E. 12th st. entrance, west curb. Cars to be headed south. 7 cars only.

Stand No. 8-Statler Hotel, Euclid ave. entrance, north curb. Cars to be headed west. 4 cars only.

Stand No. 9-Gillsy Hotel, E. 9th st. entrance, east curb. Cars to be headed north. 5 cars only.

Stand No. 10_Colonial Hotel, Prospect ave, entrance, north curb. Cars to be headed west. 2 cars only.

Stand No. 11–North curb Bolivar rd. from E. 9th st. to Prospect ave. Cars to be headed west. 15 cars only. Additional Stands from 7 p. m. to 6

a. m. only Stand No. 12-Center of W, 6th st., Superior ave. to St. Clair ave. cars to be headed south. 15 cars only.

Stand No. 13-Superior ave., north curb, 100 feet from west crosswalk of public square to within 100 feet of east crosswalk of W. 3rd st. Cars to be headed west. 6 cars only.

Stand No. 14--West curb E. 9th st. 100 feet from north crosswalk of Euclid ave. to within 100 feet of south- crosswalk at Vincent

ave. Cars to be headed south. 10 cars only.

The ordinance establishing public taxicab stands should require:

That all cars occupying these public stands should bear the name of the person or company owning same together with a number furnished by the commissioner

of

assessments ang icenses of conspicuous size upon at least one door on each side of car:

That, all owners and drivers of taxicabs be licensed and bonded;

That all taxicabs should carry a rate card plainly visible the passenger;

That all drivers of taxicabs be required to remain on their cars at all times and that they be prohibited from soliciting passengers or employment by word or gesture;

That owners of taxicabs be permitted to display a "for hire" sign on their cars; That only the number

cars listed for each stand should be allowed on any of the public stands;

That cars be compelled to head in the direction specified in the ordinance;

That all drivers be required to keep their cars within the limits described for each stand;

That the first car arriving on the stand be compelled to take the head of the line and to accept the first engagement

for
service

and that each other car move successively to the head of the line in its regular order;

That drivers of cars obtaining employment move out of the line and not be permitted to call other

taxicabs in order to hold a favor-
able position on the stand;

That persons other than the driver ot a car and manager of company be prohibited from congregating about the cars or on the stands;

That the license of owners and drivers of taxicabs found consorting or operating the interest

of women of ill repute, or criminals, or suspicious persons shall be revoked;

That all taxicabs occupying stands where the distance is not specially mentioned, be required to remain 30 feet from a crosswalk; and

That, all drivers of taxicabs be required to observe the ordinance in regard to fire hydrants.

In conclusion permit me to say that, public interest and the police department demand that adequate penalty be attached for the violation of any section of the ordinance,

Respectfully yours,
(Signed) W. S. ROWE,

Chief of Police,
Received and referred to the com-
mittee on streets, police, judiciary.
File No. 44767.

June 27, 1917.
To the Honorable City Council,

Cleveland, Ohio.
Gentlemen:

In answer to resolution file No. 44538, requesting a report as to the reason for delay in abolishing the grade crossing along the line of the Pennsylvania Company, between Cedar ave. and Holton ave., I beg to state that the ordinance relating to this project has not yet been accepted by the Pennsylvania Company.

Mr. Hoffman has been in communication with representatives of the railroad company, and has been assured that the matter was having the consideration of the railroad company's executives. Respectfully submitted,

ALEX BERNSTEIN,

Director of Public Service.
Received.
File No. 44768.

June 30th. 1917.
Honorable City Council,
Cleveland, O.
Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith reply of the
Cleveland Railway Company to
resolution of the council No. 44556.

Very truly yours,
FIELDER SANDERS.

June 30th, 1917.
Hon. Fielder Sanders,
City Street Railroad Commissioner
Leader-News Bldg.,

Cleveland,
Dear Sir:

Resolution of council file No.
44556, transmitted us on the 29th
instant, requests us "to report to
council why section 3 of ordinance
No. 30863-A is being violated by the
transportation of package freight
through and over the city streets at
times other than the hours imposed
by the terms of said ordinance.

The Cleveland, Southwestern & Columbus Railway Company has been notified by us that they must comply strictly with the time provisions of ordinance No. 30863-A, and we have instructed our dispatchers at the Lorain station to check the operation of this company's cars to see that it does comply. For your information, Mr. Schneider advises us that shortage in his equipment

MOTION On motion of Mr. Meyers, the reading of the minutes of the last meeting was dispensed with and the journal was approved.

to

COMMUNICATIONS
File No. 44766.

July 2nd, 1917. The Honorable Council,

City of Cleveland, O. Gentlemen:

Relative to resolution No. 44266, by Mr. Kadlecek, requesting the chief of the division of police to recommend locations where taxicabs for hire may be stationed I herewith attach a copy of the chief's report on the same.

Respectfully,

A. B. SPROSTY, Director of Public Safety.

June 23, 1917. Mr. A. B. Sprosty, Director of Public Safety.

City Hall. Dear Sir:

Complying with your request for a report on the city council resolution introduced by Mr. Kadlecek, regulating taxicabs, I would respectfully recommend that in case the city council desires to pass an ordinance establishing taxicab stands that the stands be located at the following places under the restrictions and regulations also recommended: Regular Taxicab Stands for all

Hours.
Stand No. 1-Center E.

th st., from Rockwell to St. Clair ave. Cars to be headed south.

15 cars

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