June 1-2, 1900
06-01-1900 Volume OC - Pages 195-197 Reno, Nevada June 1, 1900 The Board of Regents met at 9:15 A.M. Friday, June 1, 1900, Regents Evans and Starrett present; Regent Deal absent. Bids for the erection and completion of a residence for the Pres- ident of the University was opened at 9:30 A.M. Friday, June 1, 1900 as follows: Reno, June 1st, 1900 To the Board of Regents, State University: Will construct President's cottage, furnish all labor and materials as per plans and specifications all complete for $6433.00, or leaving out plumbing for $5663.00. Certified check on Washoe County Bank for $500.00 herewith. C. E. Clough To the Hon. the Regents of the Nevada State University Gentlemen: I will build the President's residence according to the plans and specifications, do all the labor and furnish all materi- al, with the following changes: I will substitute Nevada Pine for Oregon Pine, and will leave out the tank in the attic, for the sum of Six Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty ($6720.00). Certified check on the Bank of Nevada for $500.00 herewith. Geo. E. Holesworth Contractor & Builder Reno, Nevada, June 1, 1900 To the Board of Regents of the State University of Nevada Gentlemen: We, the undersigned, do hereby agree to build President's residence on University grounds according to plans and speci- fications furnished for same. Complete with plumbing for the sum of Six Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty-One dollars ($6931.00). Without plumbing for the sum of Six Thousand One Hundred and Sixty-One dollars ($6161.00). Enclosed find certified check on Bank of Nevada, payable to your order. A & J Paterson Reno, Nevada Andrew Paterson James Paterson Reno, Nevada, June 1, 1900 The Hon. Board of Regents of the Nevada State University Gentlemen: The undersigned hereby propose to construct, build and com- plete the frame residence for the President of the University in compliance with the terms of the advertisement, copy here- with attached and to furnish all the labor and materials re- quired in the construction and completion of said frame resi- dence in strict accordance with the drawings and specifica- tions furnished therefore by the Regents of the University. For Sixty-Nine Hundred and Forty dollars ($6940.00). In- closed find certified check for $500.00 on Washoe County Bank, dated May 31st, 1900. This bid includes plumbing and gas fitting. Caine & Schadler IN AS MUCH as C. E. Clough is the lowest bidder and further IN AS MUCH as the paragraph on page 5 of specifications, provides that the architect reserve the right to make any alterations in the plans, whether they are additions or omissions giving to the contractor an order in writing for the same, and the contract shall not be viciated by such changes, but a fair addition or deduction is to be made to the contractor according as such al- terations increase or diminish to value of the work. THEREFORE be it RESOLVED that the contract be awarded for the building and completion of the President's residence according to the plans and specifications to C. E. Clough, subject to such changes and modifications as will bring the cost of the building within the amount at the command of the Board.