Friday, September 26, 1879 - Page 4
LAID OVER FOB FUTURE CONSIDERATION : Repairing Clinton to Union street, with granite $8,000 Contracts for cleaning streets and removing ashes 70,000 Gas, cleaning lamps, lighting and extinguishing lanterns 350.C03 Repairs and supplies for maintenance of Truant Home 7,000 Bridges, repairing and rebuilding. 7,500 Tho committeo wero unable to ascertain that any appropriation appropriation had been asked for salaries of the employos at the Truant Homo. Aid. Ray eaid when tho item for repairing and rebuilding rebuilding bridges waB under consideration, "I want to oak for $20,000 to build a dock at tho foot of Broadway ; It belongs to the city and it is one of the most important important localities in the Eastern District. Where it ia wanted Ib at tho foot of Broadway, or South Sixth street, Just on the right of the ferry, and I want to make that a special appropriation." Aid. Dwyer Suppose we lay tho matter ovor until next Thursday night ? Aid. Ray was willing it should take that oourso, and tho matter was so disposed of. Aid. Baird moved that the item of $9,00) for cleaning and repairing publio buildings be made $5,000, Keeper Tormey said that to have the work done properly would require $14,000. For salaries thoy had to pay $5,500, and that left for repairs only $3,500 out of tho $9,000 allowed by the Board of Estimate. Tho appropriation appropriation for tho present year had been so small that ho supposed about $2,000 would havo to be transferred from the Contingent Fund to the account for cleaning and repairing. Aid. Aitken moved that tho Item of $9,000 remain as printed. Carriod. Tho committee then adjourned until nexi Thursday night, whon Mr. Dady, Mr. DoMerrltt aud other heads oi bureaus from the Dopartment of City Works aro to be in attendance.