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1905: Luverne council calls for cement sidewalks

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Betty Mann, president, Rock County Historical Society

The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on January 20, 1905.
Petition for Cement Walk
On North Side Luverne St.
Common Council Grants Petition for Four Blocks of New Walk — Action Taken in Public Rest Room Matter — Plans and Estimates to be Made
The common council met January 17, 1904, pursuant to adjournment and was called to order at 8 p.m. with all members present except Mr. Leet.
A petition for cement sidewalk on the north side of Luverne street from Cedar street to Blue Mound avenue, signed by Fred Miercoart and others, was read.
Same was on motion granted and the city attorney was instructed to prepare a resolution ordering said sidewalk constructed, and have same ready for action at the next regular meeting.
H. J. Miller and A. J. Daley as a committee of the Citizens’ club came before the council and presented the following resolution for consideration by the council. (Resolution is given on first page).
The committee requested that the council obtain plans and estimates the cost of making the changes suggested.
Moved by Philbrick, seconded by Kinne, that the president secure the services of an architect to submit plans and furnish estimates of cost of making changes in the city hall as suggested by the Citizens’ committee, all members voting aye on the question. Council on motion adjourned,
E. C. Schwartz,
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