UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
May 15-16, 1895


Volume OC - Pages 66-67

                        Reno, Nevada

                        May 15, 1895

A special meeting of the Board of Regents was held at their

Office in the Dormitory building on Wednesday May 15, 1895, at

1 P.M., present:  W. E. F. Deal, H. S. Starrett and H. L. Fish.

The meeting was called to order by the President of the Board.

The Secretary of the Board read the notice as published in

relation to bids for the erection of a Boys Dormitory building.

On motion W. E. F. Deal seconded by H. S. Starrett, the Board

proceeded to open and read the bids for construction of a Boys

Dormitory building as follows:

         Andrew Paterson                19,916.00

         Andrew Paterson (Carpentry)     9,241.00

         F. M. Schadler                 17,995.00

         Richard Ryland                 18,990.00

         C. E. Clough                   19,750.00

         M. J. Curtis                   19,987.00

         Geo. E. Holesworth             20,637.00

           with stained mortar

           less for bid if brick not

           pointed  ($300.00)

         J. J. Walker                   21,900.00

         S. K. Barber        Basement    2,531.00

         James Mayberry      Basement    2,395.00

         James & Peter Burke            19,987.00

It appearing to the Board that the bid of F. M. Schadler is the

lowest bid but is not in accordance with the proposals of the

Board and that he did not take into account the granite work

required by the plans and specifications in making his bid, he

asked for leave to withdraw the same.  His bid is rejected and

allowed to be withdrawn.

On motion of W. E. F. Deal, seconded by J. S. Starrett, the bid

of Richard Ryland for $18,990.00 being the lowest and best bid,

that it be accepted, which was carried unanimously, the building

to be completed by December, 1895.  Contractor to execute a bond

in the sum of $10,000.00 with two approved securities qualifying

for $5000 each.  Conditioned for the performance of the contract

payments to be made as follows:

         $5000.00 when completed to first floor.

         $5000.00 when completed to second floor.

         $5000.00 when completed to and roof on balance.

         $3990.00 when the building is completed and all claims

         for material and labor is shown to be paid and vouchers

         exhibited for the same to the Board of Regents.

The President was authorized to pay the Architects for full and

complete plans and specifications for the Girls Dormitory build-

ing, Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars.

On motion of Regent Deal, Mr. Fish was authorized to purchase

the cement for the Boys Dormitory building.

On motion of Regent Deal, seconded by Regent Starrett, the

President of the Board was authorized to purchase such material

as necessary for sewer work and plumbing for the Boys Dormitory.

Mr. Fred L. Gould appeared before the Board with a plan for

laying out streets and grounds west of the Campus which was laid

over for examination.

No further business appearing, the Board adjourned to meet

June 5, 1895.

                             H. L. Fish


Geo. H. Taylor