New Jersey Law Reports Volume 73

New Jersey Law Reports Volume 73

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...16th, however, this reservation was not included. Nevertheless, it being afterwards found that the macadam road provided for in the contract would not be of sufficient depth upon certain portions of the road, a supplementary contract was authorized, by resolution of the board adopted April 1-ith, 1903, and was entered into between the representatives of the board and the contractors on May 5th, 1903, changing the former contract by substituting a twelve-inch rock bottom, consisting of six inches of rock and six inches of macadam, in the place of eight-inch macadam, upon something more than one-half of the road, the board agreeing to pay, in consideration of the change, $3,500, in addition to the sum of $36,500 called for by the contract of December 16th, 1902. No actual construction work was done prior to April 1st, 1903, but before that date considerable expense had been incurred by the contractors in the preparation of machinery 44 Vroom. Cortelyou v. Anderson. for crushing stone and the delivery of materials at the side of the road. The improvement was completed on or before June 20th, 1904, and the contractors have been paid in full, including the five per centum of the moneys due them, which, pursuant to statute, was retained for one year. One-third of the cost has been paid from the state treasury and the remaining two-thirds from the county treasury, having been raised by pro raiu assessment upon the entire county., The question at issue is whether under these circumstances, and in view of the passage of the new State Aid Road law (Pamph. L. 1903, p. 145), which was approved April 1st, 1903, taking effect immediately, and which contains no provision for the assessment of benefits, the county treasury is still entitled to be...
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