<br />City Hall,Neuport Beach,Calif.,Sept.30,1918, 7:30 P.':.
<br />The Board of Trustees of the City of Newport Beach;Calif. met
<br />'in regular session at the place and hour above noted.
<br />In the absence of the Clerk,the Chairman appointed Trustee
<br />L.S.Wilkinson to act as Clerk.
<br />The roll was called and all the Trustees were present as fell
<br />Trustees,J.P. Greeley,?. J. Schnitker ,Geo.P.i7ilsot,J.C.EcCa.in and
<br />The Board proceeded to canvas the returnsof the election held
<br />This being the first meeting of the Board of Trustees of the
<br />City of Newport Beach after the holding of the special election ther
<br />in on the 24th day of September,1918, as called and provided to be
<br />held by Ordinance No.144 of said City,and it appearing that all
<br />returns of said election have been duly made,and were in the hands o
<br />the Clerk_ thereof, the Board of Trustees ordered the said returns to
<br />be opened and a canvass of the votes had as shown by said returns.
<br />The votes were canvassed and it appeared therefrom that in Precinct
<br />No.l there were cast _9a- votes; that 44 votes were cast in favor of
<br />the Ordinance and that 48 votes were—vast against the Ordinance;
<br />That in precinct P ?o.2 there were cast 1j. votes; that 76 votes were
<br />cast in favor of the Ordinance,and that there were cast against the
<br />Ordinance 35 votes.,
<br />It appearAing upon the canvass of the votes that at the special
<br />election held on the 24th day of September,1918,a majority of all
<br />the votes cast were cast in favor of Ordinance No.144 of the City of
<br />Newport Beach and that the said Ordinance has been and is ratified,
<br />approved and adopted.
<br />On motion of Trustee J.J.Schnitker,seconded by Trustee La.
<br />7ilkinson,and on the call of the roll of the Board of Trustees duly
<br />carried, it was resolved that 7hereas,- Ordinance No.144 of the City
<br />of Newport Beach duly passed,adonted and approved by the Board of
<br />'Trustees of said City,signed and approved by the President of said
<br />Board of Trustees,and duly published,was at a special election held
<br />at and within the city of Newport Beach on the 24th day of September
<br />1918,duly submitted to the electors of said city,and upon the canvas;
<br />of the votes cast at said election it was found by the Board of
<br />Trustees that a majority of all the votes cast thereat were cast in
<br />favor of'Ordinance I?o.144,and
<br />Whereas, that fact has been found and established of record by
<br />a due canvass of said votes, now therefore be it Resolved, that a
<br />tax of fifteen cents on each one hundred dollars assessed value of
<br />all property in the City of Newport Beach which is taxable therein
<br />for municipal purposes be and is hereby levied for the fiscal year o-
<br />1918-19 and the said tax shall be collected at the same time and in
<br />the same manner as all other municipal taxes are collected and shall
<br />be in addition to all other taxes now authorized by law to be levied,
<br />And the said tax when collected shall be paid into the Treasury
<br />of the City of Newport Beach to the credit of the Advertising Fund
<br />and shall be e;pended for the purposes and in the manner providod fol
<br />in said Ordinance ro.144.
<br />On calling the roll the following Trustees voted Aye: Trustees
<br />J.P.. ^ - reel. ey, J. J. Schnitker ,Geo.P.:7ilSon,J.C.UcCain end L.9.7ilkinson.
<br />Noes,Trustees,none; Absent,Tru.stees,none.
<br />A letter from Leeds r, Barnard was read`and laid over one creek.
<br />It was moved by Trustee J..J.Schnitker.,semonded by Trustee J.C.PcCain
<br />and carried that the police offices at east end of torn be dispensed
<br />ORDINAYCE NO.146. 49TABLISHING GRADIS.
<br />Ordinance NO.146 for the establishing of certain grades was rea
<br />for first time and on motion of Trustee J.J.Schnitker,seconded by
<br />Trustee J.C.UcCaln and carried,was passed to second reading.
<br />Mr.Childress addressed the Board,speaking for Hr.Frank L.Teline,
<br />asking for new lease of city property near jetty. It was moved by
<br />Trustee Geo.P..,ilson,seconded by Trustee J.J.Schnitker and carried
<br />that the City Attorney be instructed to proceed with cancellation of
<br />lease to Newoort Shipbuilding Co.