Ida E. Affleck Against Stephen D. Affleck

Ida E. Affleck Against Stephen D. Affleck

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...they were the fees would be a good deal more; sometimes this work had to be gone over again; every change of grade necessitated a new plan and new preliminary surveys, and the change of grades in this very vicinity were, I think, once or twice during this period, and each time necessitated new work and preliminary surveys; each change of grade necessitated new work on these plans from the beginning, even at the commencement of making preliminary surveys. Q. Do you know of any other way in which the expenditure for this purpose could be reimbursed to the City, but bx including them in this manner in the as A. I know of no other way. Q. Was that the rate that you fixed--seven per cent? A. It was found that what was being the expense of Sewers was just about reimbursed by charging ten per cent. on the cost of the work. Q. Was that seven per cent. about a fair apportionment of the cost of these various items of engineers' fees, on the property, in proportion to the Work and labor performed by each of them? A. VVe considered it so in making it up; these special plans had to be made as well to the actual gross cost as to what you know the work required in those localities; there was no special estimate made for this special work; it was simply carrying out the general rule that had been adopted as a fair proportion that the property ought to pay, on account of what had been expended on the general sewerage surveys of the general sewerage system of the City. By Mr. Deering: Q. How did you ascertain that fact with reference to the large amount of sewerage to be constructed in this sewerage district, and for which preliminary surveys had been made and similar expenses incurred? _ A. Well, the only thing--we were in debt to the Finance...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910516
  • 9781236910516