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<br />-- <br />- ~- - -- -- - <br /> <br />u ~I!_ _ ,- <br />t <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Ii <br />I, <br />l: <br /> <br />I <br />L <br />8 I, <br />I: <br />I <br />I, <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />443~ <br /> <br />- --- _._----------~----~_._------------ <br />- - - - -- - ----- <br /> <br />"My Dear lvIr. Seeger: <br />I wish to withdraw the <br />purchase City property between 19th <br /> <br />offer 0 f the St: Mary's <br />and 21st in this City. <br />Respectfully, <br />F. P. Leipzig" <br /> <br />Catholic Church to <br /> <br />~ <br />~ <br />;~ <br /> <br />The Ci tyManager also reported the receipt of nwnerous petitions con- <br />taining a total of 492 signatures of residents and property owners of the. City, <br />protesting the suggested sal~ of the properties in question. <br /> <br />h: :,,_~ <br /> <br />I; <br /> <br />It was moved by Crumbaker, seconded by Johnson that the report of the Committee <br />be adopted and that the letters and petitions pert~ining to this matter be re- <br />ceived and placed on file and the City Attorney prepare a resolution. <br /> <br />:..,~ . ~'" <br /> <br />REPORTS OF OFFICERS <br /> <br />'';''.'" <br /> <br />I <br />t: <br />, <br /> <br />" ) <br />~.:. <br /> <br />A report from Percy Brown, .City Auditor, was submitted and read as <br />follows: <br /> <br />,. <br />I <br /> <br />I: <br />9 H <br />" <br />I; <br />" <br /> <br />"We have audited the financial records of the City of Eugene for the <br />three months period from October 1, 1945 to December 31, 1945. We find that <br />all cash and properties are accounted for, and the books posted and balanced." <br /> <br />It was moved by Davis, seconded by Bailey that the report be received and placed <br />on file. <br /> <br />I <br />f' <br />!': <br />:' <br /> <br />, <br />II <br /> <br />I': <br />I. <br />Ji <br /> <br />ft report of the City Manager covering activities of the various City <br />departments and other general information was submitted and read. <br /> <br />" <br /> <br />10 'I: . "The following information covering the activities of our various Ci ty <br />d Department for the past month, together with other general information is sub- <br />II <br />p mi tted f or your considera tion. ' <br />" <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />,I <br /> <br />I <br />Preliminary engineering work has started in connection with the propos~d <br />i' installa tion of trunk sewer in the Chambers-West Moreland Districts. In con- <br />:1 nection with this work, w~ are submitting this evening a proposed street opening <br />~ for a portion of Tyler Street which will constitute one of the trunk sewer route~ <br />, in connection with this proj ect. It is hoped tha t the preliminary work may be <br />I: completed and plans and specifications prepared in time to call for opening of <br />I: bids for the Mayor June meeting of the Council. In connection with the Municipal <br />;~ SwimmIng Fool project, information this week from the consulting engineers indi- <br />,I cates that final plans and specifications will be completed in sufficient time to <br />II call for bid opening in May. <br /> <br />!: Department heads, at the present time, are engaged in preparation of <br />:1 budget estimates for 1946-47 which have been ordered filed not later than April <br />f 15th. Indications point to a substantial increase in certain of our operations <br />~ for the coming year, particularly in the protective agencies and the Street and <br />I, Sewer Maintenance. In connection VJith the proposed installation of new two-way <br />radio or radio-telephone service for the City departments, meetings have been <br />i! held wi th representatives of the Eugene 'Nater Board and the Lane County Sheriff's <br />f' Office, with the idea that such facilities may be co-ordinanted to make provision <br />,: <br />1\ for all emergency services in the area wi th cost to be shared on a pro-rata basis. <br /> <br />I: <br />I: <br />II <br /> <br />II <br />;1 <br />'i <br />I <br />'I <br />I' <br />Ii <br /> <br />The recent purchases from our equipment reserve fund include two new <br />automobiles for the Police Department, while a Motor Patrol Grader has been ,pur- <br />chased and is now in operation in the Street Maintenance Department. We were <br />fortunate in being able to secure a used model machine in excellent condition at <br />a saving of approximately $3700.00 under the budget allowance for this item. . The <br />Street Department is also taking delivery this week on a new 4-wheel drive <br />Chevrolet, tone and a half truck, purchased from the War Assets Corporation at a <br />saving of $1100.00 under list price. . <br /> <br />I' A new training program for both regular firemen and volunteers has been <br />l! under way for some weeks in our Fire Department. This department has also been <br />i! receiving certain badly needed items in the way of equipment, including a Chief's <br />I car, mobile light unit, fog noz'zles and new hose. Our continuing program of fire <br />Ii hazard inspection we feel has brought excellent results and has brought favorable, <br />!I commend a tion from the Sta t,e Fire Ma,rshal' s Office'. <br /> <br />!I <br />It Preliminary plan,S for the Eugene Summer Recreation Program are under way <br />ii and the services of a summer director have been arranged for. Additional improve- <br />;; ments to the Anchorage Pool will be completed during the coming month and we may <br />;.1 be able to use this swimming faoili ty as a part of the SUIJ.llUer program, pending the <br />I: <br />, hoped for completion of the big municipal pool." <br />Ii <br />t'i <br />!I; <br />II <br />,; <br />:j <br /> <br />~i <br /> <br />t': <br /> <br />~ <br />