UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
March 1-2, 1952

Volume 6 - Page 345

                        March 1, 1952

The Executive Committee of the Board of Regents met in the Pres-
ident's office for the purpose of considering bids for altera-
tions to Lincoln Hall.  The meeting was called to order by Chair-
man Ross at 10:30 A.M.  Present:  Regents Hardy, Lombardi and
Ross; Superintendent Carl Horn and President Love.

The bids had been duly advertised in the local papers by the
Comptroller and the time set for 4 P.M. Friday, February 29, 1951
in the President's office.  The bids were accordingly opened by
President Love in the presence of Comptroller Hayden, Architect
Mills, Superintendent Horn, and the following representatives
of bidding firms:

    Rodney Boudwin representing Walker Boudwin Construction
    Frank Capriotti representing himself
    Joseph Dillard, Jr. representing Joseph Dillard, Sr.
    G. Panicari representing himself

The bids were tabulated by the Comptroller as follows:

                    Base Bids - Lump Sums

Alternates    Boudwin     Capriotti      Dillard     Panicari
            $157,802.36  $145,287.00  $172,264.34  $156,890.50

1.  Deduct       418.47       600.17       343.00     1.280.00
2.  Deduct       577.00       565.30       555.00       630.00
3.  Deduct     6,688.88     6,708.38     6,000.00     6,950.00
4.  Deduct       594.48        85.55       151.00       285.00
5.  Add        2,133.69     1,414.00     1,504.42     1,185.00
6.  Add        2,834.94     2,775.30     1,400.00     2,450.00
7.  Add          843.60       863.00       760.00       275.00

The bids were referred to Mr. Hayden and Mr. Mills for study and
recommendation to the Executive Committee of the Board of Regents
and this meeting was called for that purpose.

Mr. Frank Capriotti, being lowest bidder, it was the recommenda-
tion of Mr. Hayden and Mr. Mills that he be invited to meet with
the Board of Regents to discuss his bid.  Mr. Capriotti and his
engineer came into the meeting at 11 A.M.

The State Legislature had appropriated $104,000 for alterations
for Lincoln Hall, which was to take care of 2/3 of the remodel-
ing job, and Mr. Capriotti agreed to accept the contract on that
basis, with the understanding that the contract with him would
terminate with the completion of the agreed upon 2/3 of the

Motion by Mr. Hardy carried unanimously that the bid of the
lowest bidder, Mr. Frank Capriotti, be referred to the Architect,
the Comptroller and Superintendent Horn so that they may work
out together the remodeling which can be done with the money ap-
propriated, subject to the approval of the President.  When such
agreement has been reached, the President will report to the
Executive Committee of the Board of Regents and the work will be

The meeting adjourned at 11:15 A.M.