04/17/1897

 

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
April 17-18, 1897








04-17-1897

Volume OC - Pages 132-133



                          Reno, Nevada

                         April 17, 1897



A special meeting of the Board of Regents was held on Saturday,

April 17, 1897 at 2 o'clock P.M.  Present:  J. N. Evans and

H. S. Starrett.  Absent:  W. E. F. Deal.



The Secretary was instructed to read the advertisements for

bids of the Mechanical building as appeared in the Nevada State

Journal and the Evening Gazette of Reno.



The hour having arrived to open the bids for the construction

and completion of the Mechanical building, Regent Evans moved,

seconded by Regent Starrett, that the Board proceed to open the

bids as follows:  (2:15 P.M.)



        George A. Booth                               5740.00

        Charles E. Clough                             5752.00

        George E. Holesworth                          6245.00

        R. Ryland and F. M. Schadler                  6633.00

        Burke Bros.                                   6345.00



Regent Starrett moved that the bid of George A. Booth for $5740,

being the lowest and the best bid, that it be accepted, which

was carried.  The building to be completed on or before August

15, 1897.  The Contractor to furnish a Bond for the sum of Four

Thousand Dollars with two approved Sureties qualifying in the

sum of Two Thousand Dollars each, conditioned for the performance

of the contract, payments to be made in the following manner:

Fifteen Hundred Dollars ($1500) when the building is completed,

according to the plans and specifications to and including the

laying of the first floor joists; Fifteen Hundred Dollars when

the building is completed, according to the plans and specifica-

tions to and including the second floor joists and the laying of

the under floor thereon; One Thousand Dollars when the building

is completed, according to the plans and specifications to the

roof and the roof put on and in place; the balance of Seventeen

Hundred and Forty Dollars when the building is finished and

completed, according to the said plans and specifications and

the terms of the contract.  The acceptance of said building to

be made when the Contractor shall furnish good and sufficient

vouchers showing that all claims for labor performed and mate-

rials furnished in the construction of said building have been

fully paid and discharged.



On motion of Regent Starrett, the President of the University is

authorized to take the plans of the Mechanical building to San

Francisco and obtain an estimate of the cost of the heating plant

of said building.



No further business appearing, the Board adjourned.



                             J. N. Evans

                             President



Geo. H. Taylor

Secretary