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le Newi Joanne Green PARTY HELD and Mrs. Earl Rohwer were ho.sts at a party for Mrs. R0h- school class The mjoyed swimming in new pool and refreshments. Those were Rene Crab- Sievers, Mark Taylor, Shawn Har- an, d Shannon Denton. GRUNEWALD UTAH Grace Grunewald left morning for she will attend her funeral. He had been some time. IN BRIEF Mrs. Duton and tam- were recent at the home of Mrs. Burns. Williams ef Olym- with Mr. and Mrs. and Mr. and Mrs. and family last also spent several Mr. and Mrs. Jim Foster and family in Spokane. She returned home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy S,mth of Spokane visited at the Paul Sievers home on Sunday a, fter- noon. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Turner, Nan, Stew, and Todd visited several days at the Art Byers home. They had spent part of their vacation camping with friends along the Oregon Coast. Mr. and Mrs. Art Byers were hosts at ,a dinner for Mr. and Mrs. Harold Allen, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Martensen, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Byers last week. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Art Byers, and Mrs. Nettle Mill were guests at a Wh4"te Shrine picnic at the Oli- ver Olsen ,home at Loon lake Sunday afternoan. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Foster, lobin, Kim and Jimmy were guests at the Ron Green, home for 'picnic dinner Sunday. Af- ter dinner they all enjoyed a swim at the lake. Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Helmer nd son enjoyed swimming and picnicking at the lake Sunday afternoon. Gale Suksdorf was recently home on leave. He has return- East Cheney By Anna Phillips i A three day camping trip last weekend was spent at lake Chopoka a n, d other points of interest by Mr. and Mrs. David Buddrius of Almira. Their two sons Dtmne and Michael were with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Davis and great grandmother Mrs. Anna Phill,ips. Mrs. Helen Boots entertained with coffee ,hour at her home !ed to Ft. Lenard Wood in Mis-l last Thursday evening honor- s0uri where he will attend Ad- ins Margaret Priest and a! ministration school for six to [ group of her friends from Spo- eight weeks. Ikane, Miss Minnie Wittenbach Mr. and Mrs. D. 0. Marquard-land Mrs. Sadie Nealey f Soap sen and eight children have lLake were Saturday evening moved into the Lee Komeda isitors of the Garnett Boots family. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hamp- house in Spangle. Miss Kathryn Rigsb0y visit- ed with her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Verl Helmet an,d great gandpa Roy Mill last week. Sunday guests at the Verl HeImer home were Mrs. Rob- ins.on of Kamiah and Mrs. Buss of Portland. Both lad:ies were patients with Mrs. Hetmer sev- eral years back at Edgeelfff in Spokane. Later in the a{ter- noon Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Green visited at the Helmer lmme. They also visited with Mr. ,and Mrs. Ronnie Green and family. Mr. and Mrs. David Mangis and family and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Prelwitz recently spent several days camping on the lake. WARMTH ON THE BUDGET PLAN. Order the clean-as-a-whistle warmth of CUSTOM STANDARD HEATING OILS today.., and smooth your payments over ten comfortable months, if ou wish. No, interest or carrying charges.., just Qtra convenience. Payments stay the same every month, even during severe cold spells. Order clean-as-a-whistle Custom Standard Oils today. LJTOR, STANDARD OIL PRODUCTS / STANDARD AI Haskins 235-6378 Art Point Invitations can help zmLkt yo hn.. portant eyelet a woadadhl successl Invitations that will add quality and todd orr=tness to your weddlng. Vk1aia Co unczy's edquctte, booklet "Now that you art m be Mauled" onudns many helpful suggestions and lad. mate ddt-hat on Important :hl cisterns before and after the weddln. Each bride-to-be may have a copy; Call for yours ton and Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Brown were la,st Sun, lay din- ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Spencer of Careywood, Ida. Mr. nd Mrs. Joe La.bish, Jimmie and Jennifer attended the Dairy field day last week Storage and Handling of Liquified Pe- troleum Gases at Utility (as Plants, dated July 1954, on file in the office of the Town Clerk is lopted by ref- erence as to ir*stallation conversion, maintenance, oDeratiorJ and safety stan- dards of the Town of Medical Lake Provided: that, in the event ary pro- visions of this Standard conflict with any of the provisions of this ordinance, tim provisions of this ordirmnce shll govern and be observed. All amendmcr*ts and additions to said "Inland Empire Natural Gas Associates Stamlards for the Installation of Gas Appliances and Gas Piping, Domestic Gas Conversion Burners and Gas Equip- ment in Excess of 400,000 B. T. U,'s per hour input, First Edition1961". when printed and filed with the Town Clerk, shall thereupon become amendments and additions hereto, if not in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance. SECTION 11 2.1 License Required Before startirg an installation, a gas iv, staller shall have in his 1mssession an up-to-date, valid gas fitter's license isued by the Oity of Spokane or Spo- kane County, indicating said gas in- staller has successfully passed a gas filter's examination; provided however that the owrmr of any single family dwelling, occupied by him. shall not be required to have a gas filter's license or procure the bend and insurance here- irmfter provided for to do gas fitting The Cheney Free Press at the home of Mr. and Mrs. work on said premises if said work' Tom Labish and family Jenni- is to be dor, e by the owner or a mem- -a  "h " " : " --ber ef his immediate family, in which J ier n o L e IUCKy number ann I ca such owner shall obtain the neces- [ won the Holstein heifer OrA]f [sary permit, perform the works and l   v ,_.  ,, -- .. , tests sn accordance with other precis- ] l1rs, d0e IJaDtSll caleQ on mrs. t ions of this ordinar*ce, subject to the | Loqlio FP31qz las ]'rldv MP [ approval of the designated enforcement .... 7 ..... .-- ?-*-''_ ...... [ officer; except however, that an owner r ranz is e0nvalepc121g a nome l not be permitted to do gas fitting work after breakirg her arm in ar*y building which is used s a . . ' .... " _.. place of business apartment house, rcn- mr. ann I1FS. L)llesl;er lnlt-]tal urit or a house to be offered for lips and Johnny spent last S,at-I . e- urday evening with Mr. and l go.d and Insurance of Gas Installer. Mr Dou Kilo nnd Cnmilv a e } Before ary installation work is started, .,"-,'" "7 --o ............. a *l the gas installer shall have a bond i norm0n. I the Sum ef Two Thonsand (2,000) Dol- lars executed by the applicant, as prin- cipal, and a surety company authorized Amber Hews Mrs. N. A. Cordill GRAIN TRUCK BURNS Bud Harris lost his truck by fire tram unknown origin this week. The truck was being ued for harvesting on the Jor- don arm when flames sudden- ly developed ,and consumed the truck. The Amber fire truck was called to help put out the fire. A small amount of grain was a,lso burned. Almost ,everyone has started combining in this community with yields reported good so far. Mr. and Mrs. Harve Jordan were Friday evening callers at the Richard Jordan home. Russell Hoppingrner is gravely ill in the Deaconess hospital. Walter Dickson, an early day resident of ts community has been visiting ol, d friends and is a house guest of the Albert Falk family. Mrs. RiChard Jordon enter- rained with a birthlay dinner Monday evening hormring Mr. Jordon and her son Cark. Guests included Jennifer, John and Jo Ellen Jordan, Mrs. Marion Bair, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Bair, Bob and Les Harris. Mrs. Floyd Calvert was a Monday visitor of Mrs. Leslie Mill. Mr. and Mrs. Phi'l Zaversnik and aughter Theresa of C.hat- taroy were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Cordill, Kay, Arm and Nels. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sony at- tended the uneral of her uncle, Oscar Kuhtman Tuesday. Mr. Ku,hlman was killed in a boating accident on Liberty 1,ake. Mrs. Marion Bledsoe was a Sunday guest of ,her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kent Sony, Carol and Gary. July 6, 1854--The Republi- can Party was founded at Jack- son, Mic.gan, fter a mass meeting of Whigs, Democrats and Free Sellers. ORDINANCE NO. 320 An ordinance relating to public safety and regulatir the installation, use, maintenance, alteration or repair of gas piping, gas fitting work, gas fitting systems, gas pplianees and gas vent- ig on the consumers' premises within the Town of Medical Lake, Wahington providing for the licensing of persons engaged in the Imsiness of intalling, maintaining, extending, altering or re- pairing the same: prescribing penalties; and providing ior the effective date thereof. The Council of the Town of Medical Lake does ordain : 1.1 SECTION I i Definition of terms: For the purpose of this ordinarme, the following words, terms and phrases re hereby defined and shall have the meaniag herein given to them. Consumer mans anq person using gas, including residential, commercial and industrial users. Gas means ratural, manufactured or mixed gas suitable for domestic or in- dustrial fuel. Gas Appliance mear any appliance or device used for burning gas. Gas Company means any person or persons holding and exercising  fran- chise to distribute gas within the cor- porate limits of the Town of Medical Lake. Gas Piping System mean all gas piping from the outlet of the gas meter installed or used in connection with consumption of gas on cusumer's prom- /sea Gas Fitting Work means the instal- lation, alteration, extensiov repair or maintenance, from the outlet of the gas meter, of gas piping, venting and ap- plianceo Gas Fitting System mean all gas piping, duct work, appliances and ac- cessories intalled or used in connec- tion with consumption of gas on con- sumer's pr Gas Fitter meam any person who does gas fitting work on awy gas system or gas appliance. Gas Installer mea any person who is licensed and who engages or employs licensed gas fitters, servieemen,and/or apprentices, to install ga equipment and aecessories i a city or county of Spokane cceptable to the Town Council. Person meas any person, firm, asso- ciation, corporation or municipal cor- poration. Premises means the property of the consumer up to the property line and including any buildings or structures thereon. Used Gas Appliances means a gas ap- pliance which has been previously sold, installed or used. 1.2 Installation, Conversion, Maintenance, Operation and Safety Standards The provisions of the "Iland Empire Nat- ural Gas Association Standards for the Intallation of Gas Appliances nd Gas Piping, Domestic Gas Conversion Burr and Gas Equipment in excess of 400,- 000 B. T. U.'s per hour input, first Edition-1961," NBFU No. 58, Storage and Handling of Liquifled Petroleum Gases, dated July 1954. NBFU No. 59, to do business in the State of Wash- izo, running to the Town of Medical i Lake, conditioned that the licensee, his agents and servants, shall fully com- ply with all provisions of law and he ordinances of the Towr of Medical Ike relating to gas fitting work, and glint any person injured by failure ef the principal to comply with such laws and ordiarces, or with any of the provisions there.)f, shall have a right, of action against the principal and surety in his own name; Prci(led that the liability of ary surety upon the bond rquired to be given by the Gas Installer, as herein provided, shall be lim/t(l to the amount specified in the Ix)nd and in case of recoveries had by two or more persons for violatior of the conditions ef such bond in excess of the amount of the bend, such re- coveries shall be pro-rated and the total recovery against the surety shall not , exceed the amourt of the bond; pro- vided further, that any person wishing to avail himself of the benefits of the bond shall commence action thereon within one (1) year after the date of completior ef the work alleged to have been improperly done. The gas installer shall also have a general liability in- surance policy or a written certificate of the same, issued by an insurance car- rier authorized to do busiress in the State of Washington with bodily in- jury limits in the amount of One Hun- dred Thcstar*d (100,000) Dollars per lerson, Two Hundred TbouasarM (21)0,- 000) Dollars per accident, Two Hundred Thousand (200,000) Dollars aggregate, and property damage limits of One Hundred Thousand (100,000) Dollars Per aceidert, aggregate Orre Hundred Thous- and (100,000) Dollars; Provided furtber, that an applicant may qualify as a self-insured in lieu of furnishing the general liability insurarce herei pre- scrilmd to the extent of ten percent (10%) of his net assets, as estalAisbed )y a current financial statement signed )y a certified public accountar*t and )laced on file with the Town Council. ['he bond and insurance shall be pre- sented in a manner and form acceptable to the Corporation Counsel of the Town of Medical Lake. The right of a gas in- staller or fitter to do gas fitting work ir Medical Lake may be revoked by the Towr Council upon hls failure to faithfully perform and adhere to the terms and conditions of this ordinance. All b)nds shall expire on December 31st of ech year. Bonds. insurance and self-insurance shall be renewed annually. Isuranee herein provided for shall con. tinue i force until the gas fitting work has been completed. The United States Governmert, State of Washington, Cour.- ty of Spokane, School District No. 326 and the Town of Medical Lake shall not be required to furnish a bond under this section. 2.3 I' perso shall do gas fitting work without first obtaining a permit from the Town Clerk of Medical Lake. Such permit shall indicate the lie- er.sed gas in,taller or home owner Per- sonally responsible for performirg the work. The Town Council may establish foes for mmh permits 2.4 Rough Gas Piping Test. Rough gas piping test shall be made by the installer after all piping auth- orized by a permit has beer. installed and before such piping has been' covered nr concealed or any fixture or gas ap- pliance has been attached thereto. 2.5 Final Piping Test, Pressure Tests. Firal test of piplr shall include pressure tests. After the installer determines that , such piping has been installed in con- formity with this ordinnre, he shall advise the gas company and authorize it to grant gas service. 2.6 Test Required if Gas Not Used for Period of Time. A new permit shall be required for a consumer's premises that has ah'eady been piped for gas, but where no gas has been used for a period of twelve (12) cormecutive months or more. 27 Gas Service and Final Test. It shall be unlawful for any person to turn gas into any appliances for which gas service has beer* authorized urtil the gas company is notified. This notice shall serve as a request for a final inspection on the appliance, nnd the installer shall cause said appliance to be tested withir a reasonable time. 2.8 Defective Work or UpprOv Ma- terials. If an inspection indicates that un- approved materials have been used or defective workmansh/p has been per- formed i the irstallation, alteration, repair or extension of any gas piping, fixture or appliance in or on any con- sumer's premises, such defective mater- ials or work shall be replaced by the irstaller within three (3) days, and another inspeetio shall be made. 3.9 Discontlnuanea or lfnsal of Ser- vice by Gas Company. The Gas eompav is authorized to dlseontie or refuse to supply gas for any gas piping, fixture or appliance which it may find to De defective or leaking, or in such condition as to endnnger life or property. Iin such case, the gas company shall immediately give rtlce of dieeontinuanee or refusal of service to the occupant of the con- sumer's premises, where such gas supply is discontinued or refused. The install- er shall immediately correct the con- ditions reported by the gas company, and it shall be unlawful for any per- son to reconnect said gas plptr', fix- ture or appliance until authorized by the gas company. 3.1 Responsihllit of GU Installer. Tbe Gas Installer shall have full re- sponibility for all gas appliaves or parts thereo. 3.2 Liability of City Offieiab or Employ- ees. Friday, August 13, 1965 misdemeanor, and upon con, viction there. of, shall be punished by a fine in any sum not exceecling Two Hu*lred Dollars or by imprisorment for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, er by both such :fine and imprisorment. 4.1 This ordinance shall be in full foree amt effect five days after its pas- sa, approval an dpublication. Passed by the Town Council nnt ap- proved by the Mayor this 4th day of AUgUSt, 1965. A. E. Denton, Mayor Attest: E. A. Brewer, Jr., Towr Clerk Approved as to form: M. A. Johnsor., Attorney for Town (Aug. 13, 1965) This ordinance shall not be construed as imposing upon the Town of Medical Lake any liability or responsibility for damages resulting" from defective gas piping or appliances or the installation thereof, nor shall the Town of Medical Lake or any official or employee thorn- any SUC of be held as assuming ll lia- bility or responsible by reasor c; in- spections. 3.3 Validity of Ordinance. If ary section, sub-section, sentence, clause or phrase of this erdinarce is de- clared or adjudged LT a Court of corn- >cleat jurisdiction to be invalid or un- constitutional such adjudication shall in no manner affect the remaining por- tion of this ordinance which shall be in full force and effect as is said sec- tion, sub-section, sentence, clause or phrase so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional were r>t originally ORDINANCE NO. 319 An Ordinance relating to and regu- lating the construction, installation and maintenance of gas distributio and transmissior systems in the Town' of Medical Lake, Washington, providing for permits and inspections therefor ; providing penalties for tbe violation thereof; repealln all other ordinar.ces or parts of ordinances in conflict there with. The Council of the Twn of Medical Lake Does Ordain as Follows: Section 1, Definitions. Terms used it* this ordinance shall have the meanings herein given to them. Section 2. Distribution System. Means ary system of mains, ptpes, service lines, regulators, meters, fixtures, con- nection and attachment used in the dis- tribution of gas 1 Section 3. Gas. Means rmtural, man. ufactured or mixed gas suitable for do- mestic or industrial fuel. Section 4. Public Properties. Means any street, alley, roadway, sidewalk, viaduct, highway, bridge, Imrk drive o,r public ground open as a matter of right to pub[/c travel. Sectio 5. Permittee. Means any per son holding a franchise to distribute gas in the Town of Medical Lake. Section 6. Person. Means every persor, firm, corporation or associatior. Sect/on 7. Service Line. Means pipe regulator and meter which conveys gas from a main or other distribution or transmiion lin,e to and on a con sumer's premises. Section 8. Transmission System. Means a system of pinpelines installed to trans- mit gas from a source or sources of supply to one er more distribution cen- ter tr a pipe installcl to interconnect sources of supply. SeeHon 10. Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Safety Standards. The "Rules and Regulations Pertaining U) Matters of Public Safety in the Ckm- struction and Operation of Facilities for the Trarsmislon and Distributier of Gas" of the Public Service Commission of the State of Washington, Appendix "A" to Order in Consolidated Cause Nos, U-8799 and U-8800, adopted Jure 28 1955, and the provisions of "Gas Trarsmission and Distributing Piping Systems, ction 8 of the American Stanlard Code for Pressure Piping." 1963 Edition, (ASA B31.8-1963), on file in the office of the Town Clerk, are each hereby adopted L'y reference as standards for gas ivstallations in the Town of Medical Lake. Provided that, ir the event any of the provisions ef said rules and regulations or said ASA Code should conflict with any of the provisiorq of this ordinance, the ordinance and the state rules and reg- ulations shall govern and be observed. All amendments and additions to said rules and regulations and satid ASA Code, when printed and filed wtth the Town Clerk, shall thereupon become amendments and additions thereto if not in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance; Section 11. Inspection of Gas Distri- bution Systems. All eonstrueticm of a gas distribution or transmission sys- tem shall be irspected by the Gas in- specter for the Permittee. Section 12. Testing of Piping on Con  struction. Before ary newly eonstrueted distribution or trarmission system is placed in service, it shall be tested by the Permittce in conformity witb the eedes adopted hy this ordinance. Section 13. Connections to Steel Mains. Service lines shall not be connected to steel mains by means of a clamp saddle type service eormeetion, except Ly special permission of the Town. Section 14. Location of Serviee Shut- offs, Service shut-offs shall be installed on all new services, including replace- nents, at the curb or lrroperty lithe for each scrxiec, or at an easily accessible place on the oside of the building served. If the latter method is used, such service shall not enter a building directly without coming above ground. Section 15. Location of Pipes. All mains shall be laid in alleys or ments whenever possible, or at lees- tions generally on the south and west sides of streets and alleys. Mains shall have a lateral clearanc not le than four (4) feet from water mair, s and twelve (12) inches from any other sub- surface structure; provided, that under exceptional circumstances, the Town may authorize less clearance. Mains shall have a vertical clearance of twelve (12) inches when crossing another pipe. Mains shall be laid with a cover not than thirty (30) inches, except under urmsuai circumstances less coverage may be used. Where the trench is in rock the cover may be twenty-four (24) inch. es if the main is properly cushioned as required in Section 17 of this ordin- ance. Where the trench is in a parking strip, the cover may be eighteen (18) inches. In the event intereference with other subsurface structure make it im- practical to maintain the above depths, the Town may permit gas pipe lines and maine to be constructed so as to avoid such subsurface structures. Mini- mum depth of ervice lines shall be twelve (12) troches at the service ter- minal and shall normally spole to re- quired depth at the malr No person shall install a gas service line on' sumer's premises, in the same ditch the water service line without written approval by the Town. Section 16. Pceteetion and Removal of Utilities. The Permlttee shall inform itself as to the existence and location of any underground utilities and protect the same against damage. The Perm/ttee shall be responsible for any damage done to any public or private property by reason of he breaking of any water pipe, sewer, gas pipe, electric corduit or other utility. The Permittee shall support and pro- tect, by timbers or otherwise, all pipes, conduits, poles, wires or other appara- tus which may be it* any way affected Ly the construction or maintenance work and do everytbtr necessary to support, mstaln and protect the same under, over, along or across said work. In ease any of the said pipes, conduits, )oles, wires or apparatus should be dam* aged, they shall be repaired by the authorities having control of the same and the expense of such repairs shall be charged to the Permittee. If it should be vecessary to move an existing utility, the work shall be done by the owrer of such utility, Whenever the Permittee's utility interferes with the actual construction of any public improvemer#t, such utility shall be nved by the Permlttee. No utility, either lmbtiely or privately owned, shall be moved to accommodate the Perrnittee unless the cost of such work be Dorne by the Permittee, Section 17. Trcht. Trenches shall not be excavated more than three hun- dred (300) feet ir advance of pipe lay- ing, nor left st*filled for more than seven hundred (700) feet where pipe has been laid, excerpt by permission ! from the Town. The length of the trench that may be opened at ay time shall not be greater than the length of pipe and the necessary accessories which are available to the site ready to put |n place. The completed trerch shall be kept not less than thirty (30) feet ahead of the pipe layers, Trerehes shall be at least six (6) inches wider on each side or a total width of twelve (12) inches more than the exterior di- ameter of the pipe, exeept where pipes are four (4) inches or less lr diameter, Wherever excavation is made in rock, a minimum of six (6) tr*ches of corrosive soil, sands or fines of exlstirg spoils shall be used as a padding beneath the pipe and an additional six (6) ir'hes above the pi. Excavation for rear, holes and other structures shall L sufficient to leave at least twelve (12) inches between their outer surfaces and the sides of the ex- cavation. Section 18. Water in Trenches. The Permittse shall pump bail or otherwise remove awy water which acenmulates in trenches. De-watering trenches may be accomplished ir any manner approved Cnemy Free Press Page 3 | by the Town. Water shall r.,qt be per- mitted' in trenches at any time during a part thereof, construction nor until backfillino: 3.4 Penalty. the tc4) of the pipe has been corn- Any person, firm or corporatio vlo- pletecl unless otherwise specifieaily per- lating any of the provisions of this or- mitred by the Town. The :#round water dinance shall be deemed guilty of a level in trerehes shall rot be permitted to rlse above an elevation of six (6) inches below the pipe. The permittee shall perform all work necessary to keep the trenches clear of water while the foundations and masonry are being con- structed or the pipe laid. Section 19. Breaking Through Pave- ment. Whenever it is neesary to break through existing pavemert for the purpose of constructing gas ser- vice facilities, and where trenches are to be four (4) feet or over in depth, the pavement and the base shall be removed to at least six (6) troches be- yond the outer limits of the sub-grade that is to be disturbed in order to pre- vent settlement, and a six (6) inch shoul- der of undisturbed material shah be provided on each side of the excavated trench. The face of the remaining pave- meat shall be approxfmately vertical. Section 20. Tunnels. Tunnels under pavement shall not be permitted except by perm/ssion of the Town and, if per- mitred, shall be adequately supported by timLring ar baekflling under the direction of the Gas It.specter. Section 21. Backfilling. Backfilling in all public streets and improved areas, both public and private, shall be eem- pleted to a degree equivalent to that of the undisturbed ground in which the trench was dug. Compacting shall be done by mechanical tamers or vibra- tors, or by rolltrg in layers as required by the soil in quest/on. Section 22, Dry Backfilling. Backfilling up the first eightee.n (18) inches above the top of utility lnpes or similar instal. lation shall be done with thin layers, eaeh layer to be tamped Dy manual or mechanical mear.s. Layers that are hand tamped shall not exceed four (4) inches in thickiness, layers that are Imwer- tamped shall rot exceed six (6) inches in thickr.ess. These same requirements shall apply to the remainder of the backfilling if tamping is the method used for backfilling. Section 23. Protection of Property. The Permittee shall, at its own experqe, shore up and protect all building walls, fences or ether property likely to be damaged during the progress of the constructior or maintennee work and shall be reslansible for all damage to public or private property. Wherever it may be necessary for the Permittee to trench through any lawn area, the sod shall be carefully cut arl retied and replaced after ditches have been back- filled, and the area restored as nearly as possible to its original condition. Permittee shall not remove, even temporarily, ary trees or shrubs which exist ir parking strip areas or ease- ments across private property without first having notified the property own- er, er in the case of puLlic parks, the Town Park Department i Section 24. Preservation of Monuments. The Permittce shall not disturb any ur- face monumer*ts or hubs found on the line ef the improvement unless author- ized by the Town. ' Section 25 Damage to exfting Im- provements. All darn'age done to ex- isting improvements durin the 1)rogresa of construction or maintenarce work shall be repaired by the Permittec. Ma- terials for such repair shall conform to the requiremers of applicable ordin- ances. If, upon being ordered, the Per- mittce fails to furnish the necessary labor and materials for such repairs, the Town may cause said necessary labor and materials to be furnished by other parties and the cost thereof charged against Permittee. Section 26. Property Lines and Ease- meats. Property lines and limits of easements shall be indicated on the plans and it shall be the Permittee's responsilAlity to confine its construc- tion activities within these limits. AY damage resulting from trespassing be- yond these limits shall be the sole re- slnslbility of the Permittse. Section 27. Care of Excavated Material. All material excavated from trorches and piles adjaeert to the trench, or in highways, shall be piled and maintained in such a manner that the toe of the slope of the excavated material is at least cightee (18) inches from the edge of the trench. When the confines of the area through which the gas pipes are to be laid are too narrow to permit the piling of excavated material beside the trench, the Permittee may be required to haul excavated material to u stor- age site and then re-haul it to the trench site at the time of backfilling. It shall be the Permittee's responthil- ity to secure the necessary Permission and make all necessary arrangements for all storage and disposal sites re- quired. Section 28, Iterference with Other Services. The work shall be eonducted so as not to interfere with access to fire staticrns and fire hydrants. Material or obstruction shall not De placed with- in fifteen (15) feet of fire hydrants. Passageways leading to fire escapes or fire fighting equipment shall be kept free of material piles or other obstruc- tions. Section 29. Provision for Water Courses. The Permittee shall provide for the flow of all water courses, sewers or drains itercepted during the pro- gross of the work, and shall replace the same in as good cnnditlon as it found them or shall make final per- visions for them as the Tow may di- root. The Pcrmittee shall not obstruct the gutter of any street, but shall use all proper measures to provide for the free passage of surface water. The Permittee shall make provisions to take of all surplus water, mud. silt, or other runoff pumped from excava- tions or resulting from sluicing or other operations, and shah be responsihle for any damage resulting from its failure so to provide. Sectton 30, Routing and Maintenance of Traffic During Construction. During construction, traffic shall be mairained at aZ/ times so as to cause as little in- convenience as possible to the occu- of abutting property and to the general public, provided that the Town may permit the closing of public pro- to all traffic for a designated of time, if necessary. Before any pulAic property may be closed or re- stricted to traffic, the Permittee must obtair the approval of the Town and notify the Chief of the. Fire Depart- meat and the Chief of the lire De- partment. The Perm/ttee shall route and control all traffic, ireluding its owr vehieles, as dtrected by the Chief of the Police Department. Upon completion of construetion work. the Chief of the Police Department and the Chief of the Fire Department shail again be notified before traffic is returned to its normal route, Where flagmen are deemed necessary by the Chief of the Police.Departmnt, they shall be fur= nished by the Permittee at ito expense, Through traffic shall be matrtained without detours if possible. When it is necessary to construct a detour, the Permtttee shall construct same at its expense, The Permittee will be respon- sible for any unnecessary damage caused to any pub]in properties L' the oper- alton of its equiPlent. The Permittee shall erect and main- tain suitable timber barriers to con- ftne earth from trenches or other ex- cavations In order to minimtze en- eroehmm upon hthwsys. It shall con- struct and maintain' adequate and safe eroasings over exegvatlons and across during construction to ac- commodate vehicular am] pedetrian traffic at all reet intersections, under the supervlsto of the Town. Decktng shall be not le than four (4) inches thick and shall he securely fastenl to- gether with heav wire and staples. Pedestrian erussin shall consist of Idanklng three (8) inches thick, twelve (12) inches wide and of length re- quired, together with necary block. ins. The walk shall be not less than' four (4) feet wide and shall be pro- vided with a railing if required by the Section 31. Insurenec. The Permittee shall have and maintain' in force ade- quate Public liability and property dam- age insurance, which iurance may cotain a self insured deductible amount l shall be approved LT the Town Coun- Section 32. Penalty. Anq person, firm or corporation iolating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be pnn- ished by a fine in any sum not ex- ceeding Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00), or by imprisonment in the Town jail for a period not exeeedir*g ninety (90) days, or both such fine and impris onment. Section 83. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect five (5) days after it is published. Passed by the Town Cour.cll and ap- proved by the Iayor this 4th day of August, 1965. A. E. Denton, Mayor Attest: E. A. Brewer, Jr., Town Clerk Approved as to Form : M. A. Johnson, Town Attorney (Aug. 13, 1965)