04/06/1917

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
April 6-7, 1917
 



04-06-1917
Volume OE - Pages 31-32

                         Reno, Nevada
                        April 6, 1917

The recessed meeting of the Board of Regents was called to order
at 10:30 A.M. on April 6, 1917.

Present:  Regents O'Brien, Baker, Curler, Sullivan and Abel, and
Acting President Lewers.

The minutes of the meetings of the Board of Regents and the vari-
ous committees up to and including March 8, 1917 were approved
with the understanding that the minutes show that the old Board
of Regents were the first to ask that the survey of the Univer-
sity should be made by the U. S. Department of Education.  The
regular order of business was dispensed with.

After discussion relative to the purchase of the Stock Farm and
to the abstract of title, thereto, it was moved by Regent Curler
that Claim No. 177, amounting to $43,000 for the purchase of the
Wheeler Farm as a Stock Farm for the University, be approved by
the Board of Regents.  Record vote being taken was as follows:

    Mrs. Baker            Aye
    Mr. O'Brien           Aye
    Mr. Curler            Aye
    Dr. Sullivan          Aye
    Mr. Abel              Aye

Mr. Geo. N. Ferris, Mr. F. J. De Longchamps and Messrs. Lewis and
Ellery of the firm of Lewis, Ellery and Sexton appeared before
the Board as applicants for the appointment of architects for
the Agricultural building.  Appointments were made for them to
appear before the Board singly the same day as follows:

    Mr. De Longchamps     1:30 to 2:00
    Mr. Ferris            2:00 to 2:30
    Mr. Lewis             2:30 to 3:00

Mr. Colin Cazier appeared before the Board and asked that the
University take a two-page ad in the Artemisia at a price of $20
per page.  Mr. Cazier was requested to present the matter the
following day in writing.

The Board took a recess until 1:30 P.M.

The meeting was resumed at 2:15 P.M., April 6, 1917.

Present:  Regents Baker, Curler, O'Brien, Sullivan and Abel,
and Acting President Lewers.

Informal discussion was held with the architects as arranged
for.  Mr. De Longchamps, Mr. Ferris and Messrs. Lewis, Ellery
and Sexton appeared before the Board.

Regent Curler was excused at 4 o'clock.

The Board approved and signed the payroll for March 1917 and
voucher No. 55 in favor of the University Revolving Fund for
$16,191.51 was ordered drawn.

The Board approved and signed State Claims Nos. 166 to 176 in-
clusive amounting to $10,197.32:  Claim No. 144 for $43,000 for
the purchase of the Stock Farm; and Claims Nos. 178 and 179 for
the General Support of the University for $10,065.27.  The Board
also approved Claims 54, 55 and 56 against the Regents General
Fund (including the March payroll) for a total of $17,086.57.
Claim No. 174 in favor of the Twentieth Century Club for $25,
Claim No. 179 in favor of Dalton, Clifford and Wilson for $94.27
were laid over for further consideration.

The Board took a recess until April 9 at 10 o'clock A.M.