The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer Volume 19

The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer Volume 19

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...and Mr. T. L. Green, 27,631. METROPOLITAN ASYLUMS BOARD. Sir E. H. Galsworthy, J.P. (the chairman), presided at last Saturday's meeting of the above board.--The Local Government Board wrote, forwarding copies of an order authorising the managers to erect homes for convalescent children at Rustington, at a cost not exceeding 20,500, and to borrow this amount.--In another letter the board stated that, with considerable hesitation in view of the very large expenditure, they would issue an order authorising the expenditure of a sum not exceeding 125,694 on the erection of the proposed White Oak School. The estimated cost of furnishing the school ( 7,200) had been excluded, as they considered it advisable that a separate application should be made in respect of that item when the buildings were approaching completion and the sum required for furnishing could be more nearly asoerta.ined.--'1'he Works Committee submitted a statement, showing that the actual cost of the foundations, for the new head oflice premises of the board was 4,033, and that the cost of the superstructure up to the present time had been 44,900, exclusive of the ventilating tower. Other payments made the total expenditure to the present time 52,701. To this amount had to be added the cost of the completion of the front entrance and other matters. It was therefore necessary that sanction should be obtained to the extra expenditure beyond the authorised amount of 43,400, and they recommended that application be made to the Local Government Board to issue an order sanctioning the expenditure and authorising the raising of the amount on loan of a further sum of 11,000 on the cost of the erection of the head oflice...show more

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  • Paperback | 964 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 48mm | 1,683g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766571
  • 9781236766571