<br />COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS M
<br />JEFFERSON COUNTY
<br />Monday, Ap:tlil 6th, 1942.
<br />The Honorable Board of Jefferson County ComrdsrJioners meet on the above named date at the hour of
<br />10 A.M. with alll'llembers present.
<br />The minutes of the March session Vlere read ?nd approved.
<br />It being the tiJre and place for the opening of bids for the County Truck insurance, the following
<br />Agents su1:mitted their bids.
<br />Kl~ssell Insurance Agency*
<br />F . W. Eisenbeis ~~
<br />H.T. Hayden *
<br />Jack Hearing
<br />George Welch ~}
<br />I After careful consideration the Coounissioners decided to let Mr. Anderson of the Klaesell Ins Agy
<br />I write the insurance and to devide the premium betwee~ the men ~~th established offices in Port Townsend.
<br />The bid of [.:1'. Jack Hearing wp-s rejected '1.s it WaS made by a },lutual Company.
<br />" PeI'lniszion was granted to Mr. Guy Barkhurst of Port Ludlow Rt to cut the brush on the tract of
<br />land he h~d purchased from the County under contract.
<br />I l,'otion made, seconded and carried to repair the ditch on Mr. '!loods fam on the West Valley road
<br />I \\hich the county ?ut in a number of years ago to drain the road ditch of surpl\ls water.
<br />I A resolution fram the of~'ice of the Governor asking that the limit of speed on County controlled
<br />I roads be set at 4D mile, per hour w?s signed and returned to that office.
<br />I Bids were opened for the burial of County Indigent and it was found that the Port Townsend
<br />I Mortuary and the Carroll Mortuary were the same,
<br />Factory lined standard Cedar Burial Clwket, American illr &.glish crepe (cloth co"eredO, 4
<br />I bail handles, rough box, embalming, opening and closing grave ---------~~75 .00
<br />, Transporta.ti:m from any pCiint outside City Lim:i ts, ~'erry or other costs of a s:im:i.1i"r nature
<br />extra plus lOt per mile.
<br />Burial robe if necessary $5.00/.
<br />* amount total
<br />Bid ;)w?,rded six months to each 1'.S they see fit to arrange i:t.
<br />The Board adjourned to meet a.gain on Tuesday, April 7.
<br />Tuesdl1y, April 7th at 10 A,L
<br />The Board reconvened on the above named date and hour with all luembers present.
<br />Motion made, seconded and carried to have all logging operators put up a Bond of :'t500.00 before
<br />they st~ work to insure their proper care and upkeep of the roads they operate on.
<br />The following bill against the county were examined and ordered paid.
<br />CURRZl'iT EXPBj~SE $5,702.41
<br />1/ II Assistance Acct. 2,229.82
<br />COUNTY ROAD 15,319.87
<br />The Board adjourned to meet again on Wednesday, ApI' 8th.
<br />Wednesd13y, April 8th at 10 A.M.
<br />The Board reconvened on the above named date and hour with all members. present.
<br />The Board and the Auditor counted the Treasurer's cash and found it to be correct in the amount
<br />of cash on hand $2,774.64
<br />The bid of the lAader Company for county printing of first insertion of 6O~ per inch and
<br />subsequent insertions at 45tp WaS accepted.
<br />, RESOLUTION ON 40 111. Speed LiInit.,
<br />B,,; IT H.i:E01VED by the Board of Count:\''' C=issioners of the County of Jefferson, that
<br />V.HEREAS the Board of County Comrr.iss:Loners, J!lXl'JlCli.3. pursuant to Laws of 1937, Chapter
<br />189, Section 66, deem it advisable to re!~ulate the speed of "ehicles on County Roads of
<br />Jefferson Ccunty, on account of conditions existing due to the Vial' emergency.
<br />NOW, 'l'F.EfCF'OliE, IT IS 'mRr~BY fu:.iOL ',',LD :
<br />That the maxium s'Oeed of all "ehicles on all county roads in JeJ'ferson County is innosed
<br />and fixed at f'ort~ (4D) miles an hour;
<br />I'l' IS RUHTHEH RESOLVED that !;he present signs ",aintained on all county roads of
<br />J ei'ferson County showing the maximUl1\ speed of fifty (50) miles an hour shall be
<br />immediately chane:;ed and reposted to display a maximUl1\ speed limit of forty (40) miles
<br />an hour on said County Roads.
<br />IT IS FlJ'RTliER HESOL"'jjj.D that there shall be posted at both ends of all county roads
<br />in Jefferson County, signs of su:tficient size to. be easily re,od setting forth said maxim1.U11
<br />speed of forty (4D) miles an hour and stating that this regulation is made by order of
<br />the Board of County Commissioners in Jefferson C01mty.
<br />Dated this 8th day of ~ 1942.
<br />of Jefferson County Ccrnmissioners
<br />Arthur C. 30ren, Chaiman
<br />Hugh Nisbet, l:ember
<br />Bertil Kruse 1/
<br />p .]c~. Hichardson
<br />81,erk of the Board.
<br />~.O!.1!:U.illLA ...21.. to Seattle,
<br />~HERr~B in the matter of a certain sun of money to be paid by the United States of
<br />America for the taking of certain h.nds in t."r1e 'flest end of Jefferson 80unty and which
<br />is now and has been on denosit in the Federal Court ~n Seattle, and
<br />WH2!:REAS no results have been ohtained 'in rer~ard to getting this f,lOney ':Jy writing
<br />to the Special Attoryey's with regard to s/1Ple
<br />NOW, Tffi;niFORE it is felt by the COllunl.ssioners of Je;i'fe~'son '::ollnty that if they
<br />'::>roceed to Seattle and talk with these special attorp-eys, th?t some :i.m1,lediate action
<br />;,ight, be forthcoming, and, therefore
<br />BE IT llESOLVED, that the 30ard proceed to ScatUe on April 9th and make special
<br />effort to c.et sane action so as to .,ecare this "laney at an el'lrly date.
<br />- Board ,)f Jei'feraon County CO,jnis"ioners
<br />Arthur C' ...oren, Chaiman
<br />!Iugh Nisbet, Lember
<br />Attest: .3ertil Kruse, II
<br />P.. . Richardson
<br />Clerk of the Board.
<br />Jee page 534.