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Those who voted in the negative
are: Messrs.
Becker Meyers Sledz
Damm

Michell Stannard
Dickerson Reynolds

Wagner
Fleming Schwartz Zmunt

Not voting: Messrs. Gahn and
Horrigan.

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THIRD READING RESOLUTIONS

DECLARATORY
File No. 45978.
Mr. McGinty.

To grade, drain, curb, re-pave and
improve E. 6th st., from S. L. of
Vincent ave. N. E. to Euclid ave.

File No. 45979.
Mr. McGinty.

To grade, drain, curb, re-pave and
improve E. 21st st., from St. Clair
avé. N. E. to Payne ave. N. E.

File No. 45980.
Mr. Thompson.

To construct sewer together with
its appurtenances in E. 117th
from Union ave. S. E. to a point 500
feet northerly.

File No. 45981.
Mr. Taylor.

To construct sewer together with
its appurtenances in E. 135th st.,
from Abell ave. S. E. to Livingston
rd. S. E.

File No. 45982.
Mr. Rolf.

To construct sewer together with
its appurtenances in Trafalgar ave.
N. E., from E. 156th st, to E. 165th st.

File No. 45983.
Mr. Thompson.

To construct sewer together with
* its appurtenances in E. 105th st.,

from Sandusky ave. S. E. to Aetna
rd. S. E.

File No. 45984.
Mr. Thompson.

To construet sewer together with
its appurtenances in Chapelside ave.
S. E., from E. 131st st. to E. 140th st.
GENERAL RESOLUTION

ADOPTED
File No. 46022.
Mr. Meyers.

Whereas, in the case of certain
types of motor street cars, specially
those of the

1100 and

1200 type,
frost accumulates on the front win-
dows in the motorman's vestibule
and thereby impedes the safe opera-
tion of the car and tends to increase
the number of accidents; now, there-
fore

Be it resolved by the council of
the city of Cleveland: That the city
street railroad commissioner take up
with The Cleveland Railway Com-
pany the question of providing some
means of preventing the unusual ac-
cumulation of frost on windows of
the motorman's vestibule on certain
types of motor cars.

Adoption recommended by the
committee on street railways.

Adopted.
NEW RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED
File No. 460 47.
By Mr. Sulzmann.

Whereas, the Cleveland Telephone
Company has recently filed its ap-
plication with the state public util-
ities commission requesting an in-
crease in its present rates for serv-
ice and also permission to adopt a
so-called measured charge for tele-
phone use; and
Whereas, said

company alleges
that its demand for an increase in
rates is made necessary because of
increased cost of operation and
present insufficient financial re-
turns; and

Whereas, said Cleveland Tele-
phone Company has expressed its
willingness to give all pertinent and
available data and information con-
cerning its operations to this coun-
cil: and

Whereas, such increased rates can
only be justified and accepted by
this council after the establishment

of the company's contention before
the people of the city of Cleveland;
now, therefore

Be it resolved, that the Cleveland
Telephone Company be and it is
hereby requested to present its ap-
plication for an increase of rates
before the council of the city of
Cleveland together with all facts,
infurination and arguments sub-
stantiating its request in order that
this council together with the pa-
trons of said company have an op-
portunity to consider the facts con-
nected with said proposed increase
in telephone rates.

Be it further resolved, that the
Cleveland Telephone Company be
and it is hereby requested to join
with the city of Cleveland in an ap-
plication to the public utilities com-
mission to suspend approval of said
compary's new rate schedule until
said city of Cleveland and the tele-
phone company have concluded their
negotiations.

Adopted.
File No. 46048.
By Mr. Gahn,

Whereas. The Cleveland Tele-
phone Company has asked the pub-
lic utilities commission of Ohio for
permission to raise its telephone
rates in the city of Cleveland; and

Whereas, the public utilities com-
mission has made a ruling that
municipality can not, as such, enter
a protest against such raising of
rates; and

Whereas. this municipality, is the
largest telephone subscriber, with
more telephone exchanges, than any
other individual or corporation
within this city: now, therefore

Be it resolved by the council of
the city of Cleveland, Ohio, both as
individual members and as repre-
senting the individual telephone
users of Cleveland, do hereby pro-
test against the raising of telephone
rates within the city, and do further
protest to the public utilities com-
mission of Ohio against their ruling
that the city of Cleveland can not,
through its law department, be
hears to protest before said com-
mission; and

Be it further resolved that the
governor of Ohio be implored to in-
tercede in behalf of the city of
Cleveland to require said public
utilities commission to permit this
city to file a protest, furnish proof,
and be heard against such raising
of rates; and

The city clerk CI und is
hereby directed to send a certified
copy of this resolution to the gov-
ernor of Ohio and to the said public
utilities commission of Ohio.

Arlopted.
File No. 46049.
Mr. Zmunt.

Resolver, that the director of law
he requested to advise this council
what powers, if any, it has in regu-
lating the prices at which articles
of food may be sold.

Adopted.
File No. 46050.
Mr. Meyers.

Resolved, that the director of pub-
lic service be requested to report to
council the estimated cost of resur-
facing Quinby ave., from E. 55th st.
to E. 65th st.

Adopted.
File No. 46051.
Mr. Meyers.

Resolved, that the director of pub-
lic service be requested to report to
council the estimated cost of resur-
facing Curtiss ave. N E., from E.
55th st, to E. 59th st.
Adopted.
GENERAL RESOLUTIONS

REFERRED
File No. 46052.
Mr. Meyers.
Resolved, that the director of pub-

lic service be and he is hereby re-
quested to furnish the council with
estimated cost of acquiring the
property of the Cleveland Telephone
Company in event the city might
desire to acquire such public utility
through condemnation proceedings.

Referred to the committee on
telephones and telegraphs.

File No. 46053.
Mr. Sulzmann.

Whereas, the office of councilman
is intended by the charter to be non-
partisan in character and that the
council and its committees should
be organized solely on the basis of
fitness and without regard to party
affiliations; refore

Be it resolved by the council of
the city of Cleveland: That fifteen
committee can dispose of all legisla-
tive matters, as follows:

1. Committee on public works,

2. Committee on streets and
Sewers.

3. Committee on bridges, harbors
and wharves.

4. Committee on steam railways
and grade crossings.

5. Committee on parks and city
property
6. Committee on police and fire.

Committee on buildings and
building code.

8. Committee on finance.

9. Committee on assessments and
licenses.

10. Committee on charities and
corrections.

11. Committee on health and san-
itation.

12. Committee on public utilities.
13. Committee on city plan.
14. Committee on street railways.

15. Committee on appropriations
and audit.
Referred to

the committee on
judiciary.
FIRST READING RESOLUTIONS

File No. 46054.
Mr. Stolte.

Resolved. by the council of the
city of Cleveland, state of Ohio:
That resolution No. 40926, authoriz-
ing the board of county commis-
sioners of the county of Cuya hoga,
to improve Euclid ave., within the
city of Cleveland from eighty-seven
(87) feet east of E. 116th st. to the
easterly city limits, by grading.
draining. curbing and repaving the
same with stone block, wood block,
paving brick or sheet asphalt, all
on a concrete foundation; also reso-
lution No. 41144 to grade, drain,
curb, repave and improve Euclid
ave. from eighty-seven

(87)

feet
east of E. 116th st. to the easterly
city limits, be and the same are
hereby repealed.

Read first time.

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

File No. 46055.
Mr. Sulzmann.

Resolved, that the director of law
be and he is hereby authorized and
instructed to employ, at a cost not
to exceed ($10,000.00) ten thousand
dollars, such experts and assistants
as may be necessary to investigate
proposed increase of rates for serv-
ice by the Cleveland Telephone
Company.

Read first time.
Referred to the

director

of
finance, committee on finance, tele-
phones and telegraphs and the di-
rector of law,

DECLARATORY
File No. 46056.
Mr. Reynolds.

To grare, drain, curb, re-pave, im-
prove and widen Superior ave. N. E.,
from E. 12th st. to east line of E.
55th st.

Read first time.

Referred to the committee on
strets, taxes and assessments.

File No. 46057.
Mr. Stolte.

To grade, drain, curb, re-pave and
improve Euclid ave., from 230 feet
west of Adelbert rd. S. E, to easterly
city limits.

Read first time.

Referred to the committee on
streets, taxes and assessments.

File No. 46058.
Mr. McGinty.

To grade, drain, curb, resurface
and improve Hamilton ave. N, E.,
from E. 6th st. to E. 9th st,

Read first time.

Referred to the committee on
streets, taxes and assessments.

File No. 46059.
Mr. Fleming.

To grade, drain, curb, pave and
improve Forest ct. S. E., from E.
33rd st. to E. 34th st.

Read first time.

Referred to the committee on
streets, taxes and assessments.

draining. curbing, paving and im-
proving as per estimated assessment
No. 2287, and to assess a tax there-
for. (G. R. 9178)."

Read first time.
Referred to

the

committee on
taxes and assessments, director of
finance and director of law.

Ord. No. 46062.
By Mr. Krueger.

An ordinance to establish the
grade of the curb lines of Flora ave.
N. E., from E. 100th st. to E. 103rd st.

Read first time.

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

Ord. No. 46063.
By Mr. McGinty.

An ordinance to repeal ordinance
No. 37800, passed september 7th,
1915, entitled "An ordinance deter-
mining to proceed with the improve-
ment of Wigwam ct. S. E., from E.
9th st, the westerly end, by grading,
draining, curbing, paving and im-
proving as per estimated assess-
ment No. 2276, and to assess a tax
therefor. (G. R. 9156)."

Read first time.
Referred

the committee on
taxes and assessments, director of
finance and director of law.

RESOLUTION
File No. 45727.
Mr. Smith.

Whereas, there has been filed with
council a petition known as file No.
45644, protesting against the main-
tenance of a barn at 10816 Superior
ave., in which said petition it is de-
clared that said barn is a public
nuisance; now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the council of
the city of Cleveland: That the di-
rector of public welfare be request-
ed to take whatever steps are pos-
sible to have the nuisance abated.

Adoption recommended by the

committee on health and sanitation.

Not adopted.
Yeas 10, nays 14.

Those who voted in the affirmative
are: Messrs.
Becker Rolf

Stolte
Kadlecek Sledz

Townes
Krueger
Smith

Wagner
McGinty

Those who voted in the negative
are: Messrs.
Damm Meyers Sulzmann
Dickerson Michell Taylor
Dittrick Reynolds Thompson
Faulhaber Schwartz Zmunt
Fleming Stannard

Not voting: Messrs. Gahn and
Horrigan.

File No. 46064.
Mr. Kreuger.

Whereas, the great symbol of rea!
Americanism is the American flag;
and

Whereas, there are flying many
unsightly. tattered, soiled and un-
serviceable flags; and

Whereas, there are many poles
over buildings where no flags are
flying, now, therefore

Be it resolved by the council of
the city of Cleveland, state of Ohio:
That the mayor be and he is hereby
authorized to appoint a committee
to condemn all old, unsightly, tat-
tered, soiled and unserviceable flags
now flying, and to report on poles
over buildings where no flags are
flying.

Not adopted.

The council recessed to meet Mon-
day, December 31, 1917, at 6:35
o'clock p. m.

to

FIRST READING ORDINANCES
Oid. No. 46060.
By Mr. Faulhaber.

An ordinance to repeal ordinance
No. 45281, passed August 27, 1917,
being “An ordinarce to proceed with
the improvement and assess a

tax
for paving W. 68th st., from Hague
ave. to Conrad ave.

Read first time.

Referred to the committee on
taxes and assessments and director
of law.

Ord. No, 46061,
By Mr. Smith.

An ordinance to repeal ordinance
No. 37798, passed September 7th,
1915, entitled “An ordinance deter-
mining to proceed with the improve-
ment of Wheelock rd. N. E., between
240 feet south of Crumb ave. N. E. to
S. L. King's allotment, by grading,

R.Elelline,

Clerk of Council.

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