Regular meeting of the Newhall Chamber of Commerce called to order
at 8 P.M. in the Masonic Club Room.
President Swall in the Chair.
Twelve members present.
[Handwritten:] Minutes of previous meeting read and approved.
President Swall reported that Mr. Erwin would Put up sreet [sic]
signs before long, that the County usually put only one sign at each intersection but that
Mr. Erwin would try to put up two signs.
After some discussion it was decided to not do anything about a public
water place, at this time.
Mrs. Brown reported that she had not secured house numbers yet but
would do so before long.
President Swall reported that boundarys [sic] had been drawn up for
an Improvement District but that the County Council [sic] decided that the district would have
to be much smaller so that the boundarys would have to be rearranged. He also said that the
approximate cost of paved streets would be $4.00 per running foot and sidewalks and curb 75c per
running foot and that there were two ways of forming a district, one under the County
Improvement Act and the other the Road District Improvement Act.
It was thought by the members present that Spruce Street from the
Railway Track to the Bridge, should be paved, curbed and sidewalked and that only sidewalks
and curb be placed on Market Street from the Coyle corner to the Church.
It was recommended that the work be done under the County Improvement
Act under which the assessments run for ten years but may be paid off at any time; all payments
to be made to the contractor.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourced to usual time