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HomeMy Public PortalAbout19580312CCMeeting139 Mrs. Dorothy Wilkes petitioned that the ditch adjacent to her property be cleaned out. Referred to the public. Works Committee. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Folk petitioned that a low spot in the area of Eighteenth Street end Chatham Avenue be filled. Referred to the public forks Committee. Mr. George Spirides petitioned for the erection of two small signs, one at Fourteenth and Butler and the other at Fifteenth and Butler, permission granted. Mr. Solms informed Council that police Departments could not go into Social Security until it is authorized by the Georgia legislature. There being no further business, Council adjourned, subject to the call of the Mayor. Clerk of Council Mayor Savannah Beach, Tybee Island, Ga. March 12, 195$ The regular meeting of Town Council was held today at 4 p M in the Council Room and was attended by Mayor Brown, who presided, and Councilmen, Peters, Hosti, Hutton, Waters, Lovell, Meddin, Town Attorney Solms Jr.,Supt. Reed and Mr. J. W. Lang. Superintendent Reed reported that during the thawing out period after the several freezes this past winter quite a number of water pipes had broken in buildings due to the water not being cut off and that the Town forces had cut off a good many places. He also reported that the Fifteenth Street Sewer will be completed,next week, that Naylor Avenue will be completed next Vednesday and that work on the Nineteenth Street groin is moving along and that 160 feet of it had been completed to date. The Mayor reported that in connection with the proposed Fifteenth Street sidewalk that Wm. H. Haar had= agreed to furnish the material if the. Town would put it down. Bills for the Month of February for General Government amounting to $2,963.62, for the Groin and Sea Wall Department $3,578.57 and for the Water Department amounting to $326.38 were presented and it was moved, seconded and passed that they be paid. Councilman Meddin moved that up to $5,000.00 be transferred from the Mater Department Revenue Account to the General Account as a temporary loan to.be returned to the Revenue Account after the new year's funds begin to come in. Motion was seconded, and passed. Gene Remedio petitioned for permission to sell whiskey at what is now known as Rosie's stand in the Carbo Building on Sixteenth Street and that he be permitted to use the whiskey license held by the Mayflower Restaurant by W. G. Cutten, the Police Committee had approved it he stated. It was moved, seconded and passed that petition be granted. 140 Councilman Peters reported that he had talked with Mr. E. C. Bowen, Manager of the local Telephone Office regarding the installation of dial telephones on the island and he stated that riot much could be done at this time and,suggested that a Committee be appointed to call on Mr. Bowen. The Mayor appointed Councilmen Hosti, Peters and Meddin a Committee to call on Mr. Bowen again with a view of getting dial telephones placed on the island. Mr. W. C. Fleetwood petitioned for a license to sell ice cream products from trucks around the island. Petition denied. ;A petition was presented by the Solms Hotel to erect a neon sign on the south side of their building on the strand to comply with the Building Code. It was moved, seconded and passed that the request be granted. It was moved, seconded and passed that the following managers and alternate be appointed for the election of Mayor and Councilmen to be held on April 7, 1958: Mrs. Annie Mae Daum, Mrs. Katherine A .Huggins, T. B. McCarroll and Mrs. Mary Pelli Fahey. A petition from Mr. Curry Robey of the powers House on Sixteenth Street that the cur- ing which blocks the entrance to the property be removed. Referred to Councilman Hosti to handle. A petition of Ringwald Cleaners to erect a neon sign at their place of business on Second Avenue and First Street. Permission granted. In connection with the several old buildings which the property owners had been notified to either repair or remove from the premises, it was decided that those owners who had done nothing about the matter be put on the docket. Town Attorney Solmaand Chief McCutchen were appointed to handle the matter. Mr. I. Bernstein presented a bill from the Thomas Plumbing Company for $ checking the Bawer lines on his property which were closed and found that the trouble was in the Town's main, Mr. Bernstein requested that the Town pay the bill. It was moved, seconded and passed that the bill be paid. It was moved, seconded and passed that the following Resolution be adopted RESOLUTION WHEREAS, an offer has been received from John J. Counihan to purchase for the, of Two Thousand ($2,000.00) Dollars, cash, "Lots Nos. 8-A and 8-al Block 2, BayIWard, Savannah Beach, Tybee Island, Georgia, and, also, all that tract of land in Bay Ward having a frontage on the northerly side of Bay Street of 240 feet, with a rectangular depth on the western side thereof to the low water mark of the Savannah River of 657 feet, more or less, and a rectangular depth on the eastern side thereof to the low water mark of the Savannah River of 698 feet, more or less, and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a concrete monument on the northwestern corner of the intersection of Bay Street and Byars Street, formerly Stone Street; and running thence South 66 degrees 30 minutes west along the northern side of Bay Street a dis- tance of 240 feet to a concrete monument; running thence North 23 degrees 30 minutes West a distance of 657 feet, more or less, to the low water mark of the Savannah River; running thence northeasterly along the low water mark of the Savannah River a dis- tance of 242 feet, more or less, to a point; running thence 23 degrees °30 minutes East a distance of 698 feet, more or less, to a concrete monument which is the point of beginning, according to a survey of Lots 6, 7, 8 -A and 8-B, Block 2, Bay Ward, Town of Savannah Beach, made for John J. Counihan by H. M. Garmany, Professional Engineer, on March 5, 1958 and revised March 11, 1958." and, 1 1 141 WHEREAS, the nunicipality is desirous of selling waid property. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Councilmen of Savannah Beach, Tybee Island, Georgia, in council assembled, that the offer of John J. Counihan to purchase the hereinabove described property for the sum of Two Thousand ($2,000.00) Dollars, Cash, be accepted. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to execute and the Clerk to attest a deed of conveyance from Savannah Beadh, Tybee Island, Georgia, a municipal corporation, to John J. Counihan, conveying the hereinabove described property upon delivery and receipt of the Sum of Two Thousand ($2,000.00) Dollars, cash. There being no further business, Council adjourned, subject to the call of the Mayor. ll� ` ^ A: to I;" / • Clerk of GBuncil . 1/ Mayor Savannah Beach, Tybee Island, Ga. April 7, 1958. A Special Meeting of Town Council was held at 7 P.M. in the Council Room and was attended by Mayor Brown, who presided, Councilmen Hutton, Lovell, Hosti, Meddin, Town Attorney Solms. The meeting was called for the following purposes: 1. Receive the returns of the election managers showing the result of the election held today 2. Authorize the Mayor to pay an invoice of the Stanley Aycock Company amounting to a balance of $5,010.33 with a 90 day note It was moved, seconded and passed that the following return of the managers of the election held on April 7, 1958 be adopted: We, the undersigned, who were duly appointed as Managers of the eledtion for Mayor and Councilmen of the Town of Savannah Beach, by resolution adopted by Council at a meeting held on March 12, 1958, and who have conducted said election held on April 7, 1958, in accordance with the provisions of the Charter of Savannah Beach, Tybee Is- land, and the laws of the State of Georgia applicable thereto, do hereby certify that said election was held on April 7, 1958, in accordance with the law, and that the follow- ing candidates received the number of votes set forth opposite their names for said office, in said election: James A. Brown Henry Buckley FOR MAYOR 387 Votes 2 "