07/31/1925

  

UCCSN Board of Regents' Meeting Minutes
July 31, 1925
 



07-31-1925
Volume OE - Pages 434-436

                         Reno, Nevada
                        July 31, 1925

The Board of Regents met in the Office of President Clark at 9
o'clock on the morning of July 31, 1925.  There were present
Chairman Pratt, Mrs. Hood, Judge Talbot and Mrs. Williams.
Absent:  Frank Williams.

Bids for the general contract for the new Women's Dormitory on
the University Campus were opened as follows:

    Firm                      :  J. A. Bryant
    Total                     :  $ 89,223.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,175.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  2,950.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,200
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  4,500
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $ 12,250

    Firm                      :  Vogt & Davidson
    Total                     :  $127,433.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  3,400.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  4,500.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,500
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  3,000
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $ 11,180

    Firm                      :  Anderson & Mc Shee
    Total                     :  $ 97,497.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,906.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  2,546.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,700
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  2,500
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  5,500

    Firm                      :  Campbell Construction Co.
    Total                     :  $ 92,874.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,070.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  6,194.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,700
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  3,310
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  3,957

    Firm                      :  J. C. Dillard
    Total                     :  $ 91,991.91
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,251.80
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  4,095.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,885
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  2,966
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  7,586

    Firm                      :  Rousch & Beltz
    Total                     :  $ 95,842.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,561.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  3,900.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,640
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  6,193
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  1,014

    Firm                      :  Bernasconi
    Total                     :  $106,400.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,400.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  3,800.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,600
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  3,100
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  5,100

    Firm                      :  E. K. Fowler
    Total                     :  $ 91,817.00
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  3,271.00
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  3,965.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  2,447
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  4,850
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  9,263

    Firm                      :  Home Builders
    Total                     :  $104,734.77
    Cooper Shingles to Wood   :  $  2,200.50
    Steel Lath to Wood        :  $  4,500.00
    Oak Doors to O. P.        :  $  1,650
    Portico Stone to Brick    :  $  7,500
    Entire Trim Stone to Brick:  $  4,800

Heating and Plumbing contracts for this building were opened as
follows:

        Firm              Plumbing   Heating      Total

    Jacob G. Meyer               -         -    $10,370
    Savage & Son            $4,900    $4,100    $ 9,000
    W. & J. Bays            $5,720    $4,805    $10,525
    Latourette-Fical Co.    $5,467    $4,104    $ 9,571
    J. C. Dillard           $4,726    $3,999    $ 8,725
    Harry Kelly             $4,625    $4,650    $ 9,275
    William Wagner          $4,671    $3,929    $ 8,600

List No. 8, Regents Checks Nos. 5074 to 5079 for the net sum of
$30,671.65 and List No. 7, State Claims Nos. 61 to 69 for the
net sum of $18,082.67, were, on motion of Mrs. Hood, approved
by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

The minutes of the meeting of June 30, 1925 were approved, on
motion of Chairman Pratt, by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On recommendation of Dr. Albert, President Clark recommended
that Miss Edna Bonner be continued in her present position with
Dr. Albert from September 1 to January 1, 1926, at a salary of
$85 per month.  Mrs. Williams moved the adoption of the Presi-
dent's recommendation.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On the recommendation of Walter Palmer, President Clark recom-
mended the election of William I. Smyth to be Instructor in
Metallurgy and Analyst in the State Mining Laboratory at a
salary of $2000 per yer, beginning August 1, 1925, with under-
standing that first year is a probation year.  Judge Talbot moved
the adoption of the President's recommendation.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

On motion of Mrs. Williams, the bill of Mr. Boardman as Campus
Surveyor for the period January 1 to June 30, 1925 in the sum
of $102 was approved by the following vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Judge Talbot moved that the Board authorize Mr. De Longchamps
to emply someone who is satisfactory to the Board or to the
Chairman of the Board and the President of the University as
Supervisor of Construction at a compensation of not to exceed
$250 per month to serve at the will of the Architect and the
Chairman of the Board and the President of the University.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        No
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Judge Talbot moved that the Board authorize the Chairman of the
Board and the President of the University to construct the con-
templated Women's Dormitory at a price not to exceed $100,000
in place of the $80,000 heretofore authorized.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        No
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Mrs. Hood moved that the general contract for the construction
of the Women's Dormitory be awarded to E. K. Fowler for the sum
of $81,249, Mr. Fowler's complete bid being for $91,817, from
which Items A ($3271), C ($2447) and D ($4850) are to be de-
ducted, leaving the net contract with him $81,249 (Item A sub-
stituting wood for copper shingles, Item C substituting Oregon
pine for oak doors and Item D substituting brick for stone work
on the portico) and that the Chairman of the Board is hereby
authorized to sign a contract with Mr. Fowler as approved by
the Architect of the building and the President of the Univer-
sity.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        No
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Mrs. Williams moved that the bid of William Wagner of $8600 for
the plumbing and heating of this building be accepted and that
the Chairman of the Board be authorized to sign a contract with
Mr. Wagner as approved by the Architect of the building and the
President of the University.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mrs. Williams        No
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

The Regents recessed until 4 o'clock when they are to return
definitely to decide on the site of the new building.

The recessed meeting convened at 4 P.M. with Mr. Pratt, Judge
Talbot and Mrs. Hood present.

Mrs. Hood moved that the new Women's Dormitory building be
constructed with the length of the building running parallel
to Virginia Street, with the main entrance facing west, and
the south line of the building moved about 10 feet further
north than indicated on the plot plan if the Chairman of the
Board and the President of the University think best to move
it north after consulting with the Architect.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Judge Talbot moved that the Masonic and Odd Fellows Lodges of
Reno be authorized to take not exceeding 300 evergreen trees
from the Experiment Station Farm, the trees to be taken as
directed by Superintendent Lynch of the Department of Buildings
and Grounds.  Vote:

    Mrs. Hood            Aye
    Judge Talbot         Aye
    Mr. Pratt            Aye

Adjourned with understanding that the next and routine meeting
of the Board is to be held on August 31, 1925 in the Office of
President Clark.

                             Walter E. Pratt
                             Chairman

Carolyn M. Beckwith
Secretary