Report and Proceedings of the Senate Committee

Report and Proceedings of the Senate Committee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...of estimates had only appropriated $55,000 for that purpose, and consequently we could not buy it, so got the very best bid, and got the American Steel jeople to bid $52,000, and they claim that they lost $10,000 on it Q. Is this the situation, that after the board of commissioners had private communications? A. No private commuications at all: we did not have any private communications at all. Q. That after the commissioners by private communications obtained private bids for the building of a steamboat that the board appealed to the board of aldermen for authority to award that to private contract without public competition is that the fact? A. I want to--there is nothing private about it; after the chairman of the committee on supplies brings to the board of police commissioners such a report, and a kind of record it made on the minutes, and it is published in the newspaper. Q. I have used the term published for the great mass of people aufcside of I3ie executive session of the police department commissioners; th-re are only four of you, and you are not the public; now, I ask the question to be repeated again? By Senator O'Connor: Q. Won't the record of the department show what was done; this seems to take up time? A. Well, with the understanding that Mr. Goff understands that I make the statement that there was nothing private about it; there was no private communication; it was of public and open board in the board meeting; it is possible the board of aldermen may have given us that privilege; the bid was f 10,000 lower than any other bid we oould get. Q. Now, speaking of contracts of election matters, what are those contracts? A. The contracts are for the stationery, or the necessary paraphernalia, in conducting the election, such more

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  • Paperback | 506 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 894g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236658094
  • 9781236658098