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Sec. 2. That due notice, according to law, of the adoption of this resolution be served upon all owners and persons in possession of or having an interest of record in the above described premises.

Sec. 3 That the mayor of the city of Cleveland be and he is hereby authorized and directed to appoint some suitable person to serve said notices and make return of said service in the manner provided by law. That this resolution shall be in force and effect on and after its adoption and approval by the mayor.

Adoption recommended by the director of public service, the conmittee on streets, city property and director of law, as emergency measure.

Read second time.

Adopted as an emergency meas-
ure
Yeas 26, nays 0.
GENERAL RESOLUTIONS

ADOPTED
Ord. No. 45328.
By Mr. Krueger.

Resolved, that the street railroad commissioner be requested to have The Cleveland Railway Company temporarily repair its crossovers at E. 105th st. and St. Clair ave.

Adoption recommended by the committee on street railways,

Adopted.
File No. 45333.
By Mr. Becker.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: That the Cleveland Railway Co, be and it is hereby requested to repair the hole in the pavement lying along the southerly track on Clark ave.. between W. 43rd st. and W. 44th st. Adoption recommended by

the committee on street railways.

Adopted,
NEW RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED
File No. 45383.
By Mr. Sulzmann.

Be it resoled by the council of the city of Cleveland, that the governor of the state be requested to cause an investigation to be made of the feasibility and advisability of the state exercising control of the price of fish within the state and

Be it further resolved: that the clerk of council is directed to send a copy of this resolution to the governor.

Adopted.
File No. 45384.
By Mr. Zmunt.

Resolved, that the director of public service be requested to make an estimate of the cost of building the necessary retaining wall along the southerly side of Clarence ct. S. W.

Adopted. File No. 45385. By Hr. Kadlecek. Whereas, it is desirable that main routes be designated for the use of motor trucks to the end that, except in cases of necessity, motor trucks shall be required to use these main routes and not to

use residence streets; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland: that the director of public safety he requested to report to council a plan for designating main routes leading to various sections of the city to be used by motor trucks to the exclusion of the use of residence streets, except in cases where it may be necessary to make deliveries of merchandise upon said residence streets,

Adopted.
File No. 45386.
By Mr. Sledz.

Resolved. that the director of public safety be requested to install po

lice patrol boxes at Lansing ave., and E. 57th st., and at Harvard ave. and E. 57th st.

Adopted.
File No. 45387.
By Mr. Faulhaber.

Resolved, that the director of public service be requested to revoke permit No. 15151, dated January 9, 1917, issued for ninety days, covering obstructions placed on Junction rd. and Train ave. S. W., by the Masters & Mullen Construction Company and to order the same removed at once, to eliminate danger to vehicle traffic, which is very dangerous at this point.

Adopted.
File No. 45388.
By Mr. Gahn.

Whereas, the paving of E. 72nd pl., in the 18th ward, has been suspended, and

Whereas, abutting residents are greatly inconvenienced thereby; therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland: that the director of public service be and he is hereby directed to see that the completion of the paving of said E. 72nd pl. is made at the earliest possible moment.

Adopted.
File No. 45389.
By Jr. Dickerson,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to compel the owners of the vacant lot located at the corner of W. 59th st. and Storer ave. S. W.. to build a fence around the excavation which they have abandoned at that point.

Arlopted.
File No. 43390.
By Mr. Dickerson.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to have fence on Junction rd., from the Big Four tracks to Train ave., removed.

Adopted.
File No. 45391.
By Mr. Rolf.

it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to have the catch basinson Shawnee rd., from E. 185th st. east to the end of the street, cleaner.

Adopted.
File No. 45392.
By Mr. Thompson.

Whereas, Gaylord ave. S. E., from the pavement to the east end of the street is in an impossible condition, now, therefore

Bé it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to place Gaylord ave. S. E. from the pavement to the east end of the street in a passable condition.

Adopted.
File No. 4.5393.
By Mr. Thompson.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to have the pavement on East blvd. from Union ave. north, repaired.

Adopted.
File No. 45394.
By Mr. Rolf.

Resolved, that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to round up Kipling

rd., from Ivanhoe rd. N. E., to Nathaniel rd. N. E.

Adopted.
File No. 45395.
By Mr. Dickerson.
Resolved, that the director of pub-

lic service be and he is hereby re-
quested to have the necessary arc
lights installed on W. 92nd st., from
Lorain ave. to Denison ave. to prop-
erly light said street.

Adopted.
File No. 45396.
By Mr. Thompson.

Whereas, the electric light at the intersection of Miles park ave., and E. 91st st. has been discontinued by the city and a gas lamp substituted therefor, and

Whereas, the said intersection is now insufficiently lighted, now, therefore

Be it resolved by the council of the ciey of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to place an arc light at the intersection of Miles Park ave. and E. 91st st. to properly light said intersection,

Adopted.
File No. 45397.
By Mr. Thompson.

Resolved, that the director of public service be and he is hereby lequested

to place an arc light on Miles Park ave. S. E., between E. 91st st. and Broadway S. E. to properly light said street.

Adopted.
File No. 4539S.
By Mr. Dickerson.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to place the necessary arc lights on Fidelity ave. S. W., between West blvd. and W 105th st. Adopted. File No. 45399. By Mr. Gahn.

Resolved, that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to repair the gas lamps on E. 83rd st., between Euclid ave. and Carnegie ave.

Adopted.
File No. 45400.
By Mr. Gahn.

Resolved, that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to place an arc light at the interseceion of Carnegie ave, and E. 65th st., and to replace the are light on E. 65th st., between Carnegie ave. and Cedar ave.

to the intersection of Cedar ave. and E. 65th st.

Adopted.
File No. 45401.
By Mr. Fleming.

Resolved, that the director of public service be requested to place an are light at the intersection of E. 25th st. and Cedar ave. S. E.

Adopted.
File No. 45405.
By Mr. Rolf.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to round up Castalia ave. N E., from E. 138th st. east to the end of street.

Adopted.
File No. 45406.
By Mr. Rolf.

Resolved that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to

round

up Chardon rd.
from St. Clair ave. south to end of
the street.
Adopted.
GENERAL RESOLUTIONS

REFERRED
File No. 45402.
By Mr. Gahn.

Whereas, for a long time the devil strip of The Cleveland Railway Co.'s tracks on Cedar ave. between E. 70th st. and E. 84th st., is in bad state of repair and in a dangerous condition to traffic and pedestrians; and

Whereas, The Cleveland Railway Company refuses to place such part of Cedar ave. in a safe and useable

Be

board of revision of assessments and consenting to the vacation as prayed for in said petition; and

Whereas, the council is satisfied that there is good cause for vacating said alley, and that it will not be detrimental to the general interest and ought to be made; now, therefore be it

Resolved, by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio, that it hereby declares its intention to vacate the first alley north of Walworth ave. S. W. and extending from W. 58th st, to W. 59th st.

Read first time.

Referred to the director of public service, the committee on streets, city property and director of law.

DECLARATORY
File No. 45409.
By Mr. Taylor,

To grade, drain, curb, pave and improve Hamlen ave. S. E. from E. blvd. to E. 121st st.

Read first time.

Referred to the committee on streets, taxes and assessments.

condition; therefore

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland: that the street railroad commissioner be and he is hereby directed to do all things within his power to have such part of said Cedar ave. placed in a safe and useable condition; and

Be it further resolved: that the director of law be and he is hereby authorized and directed to use whatever legal steps may be necessary to compel The Cleveland Railway Company to repair, repave or otherwise place said part of Cedar ave, in a good, safe and useable condition.

Referred to the committee on street railways.

File No. 45403.
By Mr. Krueger.

Resolved, that the Cleveland Railway Company be requested to renew its tracks on St. Clair ave. between E. 103rd st. and E. 105th st. this work to be done in connection with the repairs of the crossovers at E. 105th st.

Referred to the committee on street railways.

File No. 45404.
By Mr. Reynolds.

Resolved, that the Cleveland Railway Company be and the same is hereby authorized to purchase parcel of land for a suitable car barn site on W. 117th st., between Detroit ave, and Bellaire rd, at an estimated cost not to exceed $22,500.00.

Be it further resolved that when said land has been purchased the cost of same not to exceed $22,500.00 be deemed a capital charge as provided by the provisions of amended ordinance No. 16238-A.

Referred to the committee on street railways.

File No. 45407.
By Mr. Reynolds.

Whereas, The leveland Railway Company desires to install a locker room at its Highland station,

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland that the Cleveland Railway Company be and the same is hereby authorized to install said locker room in its Highland station at an estimated cost of $1,617.50, and

Be it further resolved that when said improvement has been completed the actual cost of same not to exceed $1,617.50 be deemed a capital charge as prescribed in amended ordinance No. 16238-A.

Referred to the committee on street railway's.

is completed.

Adoption recommended by the committee on finance, when amended by striking out in lines 12 and 13 the words “and such experts as the commission may find it necessary to employ."

Also strike out all of lines 14, 15 and 16.

Amendment not agreed to.
Yeas 12, nays 14.

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs.: Damm Gahn

Stannard Dickerson Krueger Taylor Dittrick Meyers Townes Fleming Michell Zmunt

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs.: Becker Reynolds Stolte Faulhaber Rolf

Sulzmann Horrigan Schwartz Thompson Kadlecek Sledz

Wagner McGinty Smith

Motion by Mr. Stannard to lay on table was sustained.

Yeas 14, nays 12.

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs.: Becker Gahn

Taylor Damm Krueger. Townes Dickerson Meyers Wagner Dittrick Michell Zmunt Fleming Stannard

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs.: Faulhaber Parnolds Smith Horrigan Rolf

Stolte Kadlecek

vartz Sulzmann McGinty Sledz

Thompson

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SIDEWALKS
File No. 45410.
By Mr. Krueger.

Resolved, that the sidewalks on Yale ave. (N. E.) between E. 93rd st. and E. 102nd st. be laid, relaid and repaired with stone or cement to the full width of present walk.

And that the mayor be directed to cause legal notice to be served upon the owners of property abutting on said sidewalks, or their agent or agents, of the adoption of this resolution and if said sidewalks within fifteen days from the service of said notice are not constructed a tax will be levied to pay for the same and the director of public service is directed to have the sam done at the expense of said property owners.

Adoption recommended by the committee on sidewalks.

Read first time. The rules were suspended. Yeas 25, nays 0.

Read second and third times and adopted. Yeas 25, nays 0.

RESOLUTION
File No. 4533 4.
By Mr. McGinty.

Whereas, the council did on July 16, 1917, by resolution file No. 44973, request that a study be made of a plan for downtown terminal subways by the oflice of the commissioner of engineering and construction, which study was to be made with such expert assistance as may be necessary; and

Whereas, it seems desirable that the city plan commission should supervise the study to be made of a plan for downtown terminal subways in accordance with the provisions of section 77 of the city charter, now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the city plan commission be requested to have a study made of the question of a plan for downtown subways and of any other features of a subway plan for Cleveland, using for this purpose the services of the office of the commissioner of engineering and construction of the city of Cleveland and such experts as the commission may find it necessary to employ; and

Be it further resolved: that the council hereby declares its intention to appropriate from time to time such sums of money as may be neeessary for the making of this study by the city plan commission, and

Be it further resolved: that the city plan commission be requested to file with the council the results of its investigation when the same

SECOND READING RESOLUTIONS

File No. 44802.

To vacate certain described portion of Ruple rd. N. E.

Adoption recommended by the director of public service, the committee on streets, city property and director of law.

Read second time.
File No. 45208.

To vacate certain described portion of E. 82nd st.

Adoption recommended by the director of public service, the committee on streets, city property and director of law.

Read second time.

MOTION
File No. 45411.
By Mr. Stolte.

It is hereby ordered by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the clerk of council on behalf of council, enter into a contract with Messrs. Nau, Rusk Swearingen for the term ending February 1, 1918, for the furnishing of the labor and materials for conducting a continuous audit of the financial transactions of the city, as set forth in Section 48 of the charter of the city of Cleveland, in accordance with proposal received from Messrs Nau, Rusk & Swearingen for the doing of this work, and that there is hereby authorized to be expended for this purpose a sum not exceeding seven thousand dollars, ($7,000.00) and the same is to be paid out of fund 95-F, upon orders duiy approved by the clerk of council.

The contract provided for herein shall be subject to the approval of council.

Referred to the committee on finance, director of finance.

LAID ON THE TABLE
File No. 44339.

A resolution to repeal resolution file No. 42562. "A resolution declaring the intention to vacate a certain described portion of Ruple rd. N. E.," adopted February 19, 1917.

Adverse report by the director of public service, committee on streets, city property.

Laid on the table.
Ord. No. 67 218.

An ordinance to amend section 23 of ordinance No. 34648-A, passed June 14, 1915, and permitting the sale of milk in bulk at the grocery stores.

Adverse report by the director of public welfare, committee on health and sanitation, judiciary.

Laid on the table.
Ord. No. 45233.

An ordinance to name the alley lying between E. 105th st. and E. 110th St.--Rockhurst ave.

Adverse report by the director of public service, committee on streets.

Laid on the table.

FIRST READING RESOLUTIONS
File No. 45408.
Bu Mr. Faulhaber.

Whereas, the council has received a petition signed by the owners of all the property abutting upon the first alley north of Walworth ave. S. W., and extending from W. 58th st. to W. 59th st., affected by the proposed vacation of said alley, and waiving notice of the passage of the resolution declaring the intention of the council to vacate said alley, and of the time and place at which objections can be heard before the

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sion to prepare estimates of the deficiency in the general and sinking funds of the first day of July, 1917; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of finance of the city of Cleveland and the sinking fund commission of the city Cleveland be and they are hereby directed to prepare estimates of the amount of deficiency in the general fund and in the sinking fund, respectively, of the city of Cleveland as of the first day of July, 1917, and that the said estimates be prepared and filed in duplicate with the clerk of council of the city of Cleveland, in accordance with Senate Bill No. 232, passed by the last session of the general assembly. Adopted August 27, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

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FIRST READING ORDINANCES
Ord. No. 45412.
By Mr. Schwartz (By request).

An ordinance to submit to the electors of the city of Cleveland. ordinance No. 45222, being an initiated ordinance entitled, “An ordinance to provide for the appointment of rapid transit commission."

Read first time.
Referred to the committee

on judiciary and director of law.

Ord. No. 45413.
By Mr. Kadlecek (By request).

An ordinance to regulate the operation of taxicabs and motor vehicles for hire.

Read first time. - Referred

the committee on streets, judiciary and director of law.

Ord. No, 45414.
By Mr. Faulhaber.

An ordinance to name the first alley east of W. 65th st. and extending from Prague ave. S. W. to Walworth ave. S. W.-W. 64th pl.

Read first time.

Referred to the director of public service, committee on streets and director of law.

Ord. No. 45415.
By Mr. Faulhaber.

An ordinance to name the first alley east of W, 65th st. and extending from Fanwell ct. S. W.

to Prague ave. S. W.-W. 63rd st.

Read first time.

Referred to the director of public service, committee

on streets and director of law.

Ord. No. 45416.
By Mr. Horrigan.

An ordinance granting The American Ship Building Company, its successors and assigns, the right to lay a ten (10) inch vitrified storm sewer in Division ave.

Read first time.

Referred to the director of public service, committee on streets and director of law.

Ord. No. 45417.
By Mr. Gahn.

An ordinance granting the Steel Products Co., its successors and assigns, the right to lay two two-inch wrought iron pipes across E. 65th st., the right to install a forty-two inch diameter by five feet long steel tank under the sidewalk of E. 65th st.; also the right to construct a six-inch steam line and a four-inch hot water return line across E. 65th st.

Read first time.

Referred to the director of public service, committee on streets and director of law.

Ord. No. 45418.
By Mr. McGinty.

An ordinance granting to the Baltimore & Ohio System, C. T. & V. R. R., the right to lav a switch track across Merwin st. N. W.

Read first time.

Referred to the director of public service, committee on steam railwars and director of law.

The council adjourned to meet Monday, September 17, 1917, at 7 o'clock p. m.

penditure of one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) dollars for the purpose of erecting three new cottages and a school and recreation building for the tuberculosis sanitarium.

Whereas, the subject matter herein provided for constitutes an emergency by way of providing for the daily operation of the department of public welfare; now, therefore,

Section 1. Be it ordained by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: That the director of public welfare be and he is hereby authorized and directed to expend a sum not to exceed one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) dollars, for the purpose of erecting three new cottages and a school and recreation building for tuberculosis sanitarium, said sum to be expended from the sale of bonds authorized by ordinance No. 42034; and

Sec. 2. That in compliance with the provisions of section 167 of the charter of the city of Cleveland, the council hereby determines that said sum of

one hundred thousand ($100,000.00) shall be expended by contract duly let for competitive bidding; and

Sec. 3. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the mayor. Passed August 27, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 4, 1917.

File No. 45177.
Mr. Kadlecek.

Whereas, it is reported that the director of public safety refused to allow the construction of the comfort station on E. 55th st., near Broadway, in front of the property of the city of Cleveland used for the sixth precinct police station; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: That the director of public safety be requested to inform the council his reason for refusing to allow the construction of the comfort station at the place stated. Adopted August 27. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COI LINS,

Clerl: of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

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File No. 45182.
Mr. Thompson.

Whereas, many main sewers the city of Cleveland need reconstruction; and

Whereas, many local sewers are corely needed in various residential districts; and

Whereas, the city of Cleveland ought to approach the subject of the rebuilding and extension of its sewer system; now, therefore

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland: That the commissioner of engineering and constriction be requested to prepare an approximate estimate of the cost of reconstructing main sewers where most needed and of building local sewers where the demand is greatest; and

Be it further resolved: That the commissioner of engineering and construction be requested to report at the next meeting of council in order that the council may be in a position to propose a bond issue for this purpose at

the next regular election in November. Adopted August 27. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 44887.
M, Dittrick.

Whereas, this council has received a petition signed by the owners of property abutting upon W. 90th st. affected by the proposed vacation of a part of said W. 90th st. hereinafter described, and waiving notice of the passage of the resolution declaring the intention of the council to vacate said part of said W. 90th st., and of the time and place at which objections can be heard before the board of revision of assessments, and consenting to the vacation as praved for in said petition; and

Whereas, this council is satisfied that there is good cause for vacating the portion of W. 90th st. hereinafter described, and that it will not be detrimental to the general interest and ought to be made; and

Whereas, it is necessary for the daily operation of the department of public service and for the preservation of public property and safety, that the following described portion of Ꮩ . 90th st. be vacated; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio, two-thirds of all members elected thereto concurring, that it herehy declares its intention to vacate the following described part of W. 90th st.:

All that portion of W. 90th st. bounded northerly by the southerly line of Franklin ave. and southerly by the northerly right of wav line of the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroan Company.

That this resolution is herehv declared to be an emergencv measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and ap

R.Elylline.

Clerk of Council.

File No. 45170.
By Mr. McGinty.

Whereas, by the provisions of Senate Bill No. 232, passed at the last session of the general assemlhy, municipalities are authorized to submit to the electors at the regular November election in 1917 the ugestion of authorizing the issue of leficeincy bonds to meet deficits existing and accruing in the general fund and in the sinking fund of municipalities; and

Whereas, it is provined in the said bill that the council in cities in orrer that cities may avail themselves of the rights granted by said bill, shall direct the director of finance and the sinking fund commis

ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS AND

ORDINANCES

Ord. No. 45151.
By Mr. Rolf.
An ordinance to authorize an ex-

proval by the mayor. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. F. COLLINS,

Clerk cf Council. Approved by the mayor September 6: 1917.

File No. 45314.
By Mr. Sulzmann.

Whereas, the problem of the parking of automobiles in the down town districts is one demanding serious attention and solution, now, therefore

Bait resolved by the council of the ty of Cleveland, stat eof Ohio: that the director of public service be requested to take up with the Cleveland Public Library Board the question of the use by the city of the old city hall site on Superior ave., as an auto storage yard. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 44888.
Mr. Dittrick.

Whereas, this council has received a petition signed by owners of property abutting upon Franklin ave. affected by the proposed vacation of a part of said Franklin ave. hereinafter described, and waiving notice of the passage of the resolution declaring the intention of the council to vacate said part of said Franklin ave., and of the time and place at which objections can be heard before the bcard of revision of assessments, and consenting to the vacation as prayed for in said petition; and

Whereas this council is satisfied that there is good cause for vacating the portion of Franklin ave. hereinafter described, and that it will not be detrimental to the general interest and ought to be made; and

Whereas, it is necessary for the daily operation of the department of public service and for the preservation of public property and safety, that the following described portion of Franklin ave. be vacated; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio, two-thirds of all members elected thereto concurring, that it hereby declares its intention to vacate the following described part of Franklin ava:

Beginning at the intersection of the easterly line of W. 89th st. extended and the southerly line of Franklin ave.; thence westerly along the southerly line of Franklin ave. to the intersection of the center line of W. 90th st. and the southerly line of Franklin ave.; thence northerly along the center line of W'. 90th st. extended to the northerly line of Franklin ave.; thence easterly along the northerly line Franklin ave. to a point which is the intersection of the northerly line of Franklin ave, and the easterly line of W. 89th st. extender: thence southerly to the place of beginning.

That this resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the mavor. Adopted September 4. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS.

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

Whereas, it is necessary for the daily operation of the department of public service and for the preservation of public property and safety, that the following described portion of W. 89th st. be vacated; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio, two-thirds of all members elected thereto concurring, that it hereby declares its intention to vacate the following described part of W. 89th st.:

All that portion of W. 89th st., bounded on the north by the southerly line of Franklin ave., and on the south by the northerly right of way line of the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Company.

That this resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the mayor. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 45311.
By Mr. Kadlecek.

Whereas, W. Tyler Mallo and Edna Mallo donated to the city of Cleveland a strip of land containing 3.626 acres, between Washington park and Harvard rd., for park and boulevard purposes, by deed dated July 7th, 1916, and recorded in book No. 1, page 255 of land title registers of Cuya hoga county, Ohio, and

Whereas, under the terms of said deed the city of Cleveland agreed to complete the grading to the established grade of said boulevard from its present end near E. 42nd st. to Harvard rd., on or before July 1st, 1918; and

Whereas, to complete said boulevard to Harvard rd. it is necessary to acquire a small parcel of land owned by William G. Volman; and

Whereas, by council resolution No. 41272, passed July 17th, 1916, and council ordinance No. 42217, passed November 27th, 1916, appropriation proceedings were begun in Insolvency court to acquire said necessary land, and

Whereas. by case No. 6718 in Insolvency Court of Cuyahoga county entitled "The City of Cleveland vs. William G. Volmar, et al" a verdict was rendered by said Insolvency Court April 13, 1917, granting said William G. Volmar et al the sum of seven thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ($ 7,250.00) for said land and

Whereas, the city of Cleveland has at present no fund for paying said sum of seven thousand two hundred and fifty dollars ($7,250.00) court costs amounting to sixty-four dollars and sixty-two cents ($64.62), and accrued interest on said

verdict and

Whereas, W. Tyler Mallo is willing to advance money to pay said entire cost of the Volmer land; therefore

Be it resolved, that it is the sense of this council that the entire cost of said Volmar land shall be reimbursed to W. Tyler Mallo as soon as the city of Cleveland shall have provided the necessary funds to pay sail cost. The sum to be paid by the city of Cleveland shall not exceed seven thousand five hundred dollars ( $7,500.00) and shall be determined by the cost of said land as set by the Insolvency Court, plus the court costs and the accrued interest on said verdict to date; all to be approved by the director of public service.

File No. 45315.
By Mr. Dickerson.

Resolved that the director of public service be requested to have the crosswalks lowered on Camden ave. S. W., betwen W. 68th st. and W. 70th st. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 45316.
By Mr. Kadlecek.
Whereas,
there is

a dangerous hole located at the intersection of Trumbullave. S. E. and Solon ave, S. E.; and

Whereasthe attention of the street department has been called to this on several occasions and it seems that no attention has been paid to this complaint, now, therefore.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland: that the director of public service be requested to repair the pavement at this location as above stated. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clark of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

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File No. 45317.
By Mr. Faulhaber.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to advise the council the estimated cost of opening Schott ave. S. W., from W. 61st st. east to W. 59th st. Adopted September 4. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 44889.
Mr. Dittrick.

Whereas, this council has received aprtition signed by the owners of all the property abutting upon W. 8th st. affected by the proposed vacation of a part of said W. 89th st. hereirafter 'described, and waiving notice of the passage of the resolution declaring the intention of the Council to vacate said part of said

st.. and of the time and

which objections can be haard before the bnard of revision

assessments, and consenting to the vacation as prayed for in said petition; and

Whoseas, this council is satisfied that there is good cause for vacatin the nortion of W. 89th st. hereinaftas described

anni that it will not ho detrimental tr the general interest and ought to be made; and

W. 89th nlace at

File No. 45318.
By Mr. Krueger.

Resolved, that the director of public service be requested to round up up E. 110th st. between St. Clair ave, and Glenview ave. Arlopted September 4. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS.

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 45319.
By Mr. Kadlecek.

Resolved, that the director of public service be requested to plant trees on E. 53rd st., between Hamm ave. and Blanche ave. S. E. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 45326.
By Mr. Stannard.

Resolved, that the director of puhlic service be requested to place an arc light at the intersection of E. 101st st. and Ansel rd. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

said sidewalks, or their agen or agents, of the adoption of this resolution and if said sidewalks within fifteen days from the service of said notice are not constructed a tax will be levied to pay for the same and the director of public service is directed to have the same done at the expense of said proprty owners. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 45320.
By Mr. Dickerson.

Resolved, that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to place two catch basins at the bottom of the hill on W. 88th st. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

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File No. 45321.
By Mr. Dickerson.

Resolved, that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to repair the pavement under the Big 4 grade crossing on Clark ave. S. W., between W. 61st st. and W. 65th st. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

File No. 45327.
By Mr. Schwartz.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the committee on streets of council be requested, when they are preparing the ordinance for the regulation of taxicabs, to consider the proposition of requiring the person who will issue licenses to chauffeurs operating taxicabs and autos for hire, to investigate the criminal records, if any, of the applicant, as a condition of determining whether a license should be issued to the applicant. Adopted September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

Ord. No. 44753-A.

An ordinance to repeal ordinance No. 40545, passed June 12th, 1916, being "An ordinance determining to proceed with the improvement of Clark ave. S. W., between W. 25th st. and the west line of W. 58th st., by grading, draining, curbing, repaving with D. B. stone on 6-inch concrete, and widen roadway two (2) feet on each side, and improving as per estimated

assessment

No. 2555, and to assess tax therefor. (G. R. 9712)."

Section 1. Be it ordained by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: That ordinance No. 40545, passed June 12th, 1916, being “An ordinance determining to proceed with the improvement of Clark ave. S. W., between W. 25th st. and the west line of W. 58th st., by grading, draining, curbing, repaving with D. B. stone on 6-inch concrete, and widen roadway two (2) feet on each side, and improving, as per estimated assessment No. 2555, and to assess a tax therefor. (G. R. 9712)“ be and the same is hereby repealed, and the director of finance be and he is hereby authorized and directed to abate all the taxes assessed by said ordinance, less the cost of printing, interest and collection.

Sec. 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law. Passed September 4, 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

File No. 45322.
By Mr. Faulhaber.

Be it resolved by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: that the director of public service be and he is hereby requested to round up and clean Sargent ave. S. W. from W. 65th st. to easterly limits, also W. 63rd st., from Sargent ave. S. W. to southerly limits. Adopted September 4. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6, 1917.

File No. 45323.
By Mr. Dickerson,

Resolved, that the director of public service be requested to place the necessary arc lights on W. 99th st., south of Almira ave. S. W. to properly light said street. Adopted September 4. 1917.

W. F. THOMPSON,

President of the Council. R. E. COLLINS,

Clerk of Council. Approved by the mayor September 6. 1917.

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File No. 45339.
Mr. Stannard.

Resolved, that the sidewalks on the following streets and between the points named be laid with the material and to the width hereinafter mentioned, as recommended by th committee on sidewalks.

Mr. Thompson-(File No. 45213)That the sidewalks on E. 113th st. (east side). between house No. 4099 inc., and Harvard ave. S. E., be laid, relaid and repaired with stone or cement to the full width of present walk to the established grade, said stone in no place to be less than 212 inches thick.

Mr. Thompson-(File No. 45214) --That the sidewalks on E. 113th st., (west side) between house No. 4112 inc., and Harvard ave. S. E., be laid, relaid and repaired with stone or cement to the full width of present walk to the established grade, said stone in no place to be less than 2 22 inches thick.

Mr. Krueger--(File No. 45215) That the sidewalks on Helena ave. N. E., between E. 108th st. and Parkwood dr. N E., be laid, relaid and repaired with stone or cement to the full width of present walk to the established grade, said stone in no place to be less than 212 inches thick.

By Mr. Townes---(File No. 45216) - That the sidewalks on W. 28th st., between Montclair ave. S. W., and Tate ave. S. W., be laid, relaid and repaired with stone or cement to the full width of five (5) feet to the established grade, said stone in

no place to be less than 212 inches thick.

Mr. Dickerson-(File No. 45217)That the sidewalks on W. 110th st. (west side) between Lorain ave. and Fidelity ave. S. W., be laid, relaid and repaired with stone or cement to the full width of five (5) feet to the established grade, said ston in no place to be less than 212 inches thick.

And that the mayor be directed to cause legal notice to be served upon the owners of property abutting on

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Ord. No. 44872.

An ordinance to authorize the commissioner of purchases and supplies to purchase certain lands needed for opening and widening E. 117th st.

Whereas, this ordinance constitutes

emergency in that it is necessary for the daily operation of the department of public service that this land be obtained at once; now, therefore,

Section 1. Be it ordained by the council of the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio: That the commissioner of purchases and supplies be and he is hereby authorized and directed to purchase from the owner. for consideration not to exceed one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars, the following described real estate needed for opening and widening E. 117th st.

Situated in the city of Cleveland, county of Cuya hoga and state of Ohio and known as being part of original East Cleveland township lot No. 363 and bounded and described as follows:

Parcel No. 1. Beginning at the intersection of a line 30 feet southerly at right angles from the northerly line of said original lot No. 363 with the westerly line of E. 117th st., produced northerly in a direct line as said E. 117th st. was established in L. M. Southern's Victoria park subdivision and recorded

in volume 31, page

21 of Cuyahoga

File No. 45325.
By Mr. Kadlecek.

Resolved. that the director of public service be requested to place the necessary arc lights on E, 53rd st.. btween Hamm ave, and Blanche ave. to properly light said street.

Adopted September 4, 1917.

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