Tuesday, November 14, 1876 - Page 2
APPOINTMENT OP AN INSrBOIOB. Aid. French offered the following : Resolved. That thn Committee ou New Municipal Bnildinif bo and herebr is authorized to employ an in spector upon the work of construction of said build - inR at a coat not to exceed tne sum oi ti.tuu, w uu taken from the account of new municipal buildiug fund. Aid. Murtha movod that it be laid on tho table, and the motion was lost. Aid. Hill movod as an amendment that Mionaoi J. Dady be appointed aa Inspector. Aid. Griswold said he would like tD know whether it was recessary to make such sn appointment ? The PrUen; - If U wero not, I would not tare offcroi tho re:Oluuo . I have no other explanation t j make. Aid. Donovan moved as an amonament to tue nmouu - nient that tho Common - Council have powor to make the appointment. The President hoped tho amendments would not ho adopted, as he thought the Committee should b3 left uuirammeiea. Aid. Burnet nndemtnixl that Mark Phraner was also a candidate lor the position, and if the choice lay between between him and Mr. Dady, ho should vote for Mr. Dady. Mr. Bulberd, the Superintendent, and Mr. Steinmetz, tho archlteot of the New York Post Office, had both Touched for the competency of Mr. Dady. xne President said he knew jnr. iuy auu uiu uu. wish to say he was not competent, but was quite sure Mr. I'nraner was, and thougnt ne wuuiu uo uu man for the plaoa. Aid. Burnut aid not kellnve the Comn on Council should make the appointment, as bo thought it belonged belonged to tho Committee. His idea was that there should be a competitive examination, and tho man who proved himself to be the most competent should bo selected, no mstter whether be could or could not run a primary. Aid. Griswold thought that was a very sensiblo idea and that the whole matter should be left in the hands of the Committee. . ,. Aid. Arnott had been informed by the Boara oi jiiy Wnrta that thnra m m. traritiomsn ia that department who was competent, and had ample time to act as Inspector. Inspector. It was Mr. Bogart he referred to. rne jrresiaent Baia ne was not aware v am mil t),n,ihi rut hetter not to let Mr. BoRart have anything to do with the now municipal building after tho mannor In which he had been electioneering electioneering during the last three months. Aid. Mnrth h.d in hoDes that after the com bined wisdom of the Common Council had BTW.Tnnm TTsrrt ARCHITECTS that there would be no neoessity to employ a third party to supervise their work. He did not beueve a third party waa required unieaa n " iu other two. The gantleman from tho Eighth bad said the city had in its employ a man who was perfectly competent to act as Superintendent, but from the lack of unanimity on the part of the Committee they were, ne uiought, only beginning tue o.. - uu v Wi nu un regarded as a very muddlod question, Loud applause. Aid. Fisher said ho waa not aware of any lack of unanimity on the part of the Committee. If the Common Common Counoil desired to take tho matter out of the hands of the Committee, he should not complain. Aid. Beardon moved to lay the whole matter on the The amendment offered by Aia. Donovan mat tne Common Council have power to make tho appointment was aaopteo. Aid. Hill nominated Michael J. Dady. Aid. Frits nominated Mark Phraner. The roll was then called, with the following resnlt: Aldermen Burnet, Corr, Kane, Kowlej, Sunder, Donovan. Raardan. Acker. Williams. Guthrie. Fisher. Jennlson and Hill thirteen voted for Michael J. Dady. Aldermen Black, Onswold, "ay, Parker, Cottreu, Frenoh, Sigriat and Fritz eight voted for Mark Phraner. Phraner. Aldermen Arnott and Murtha two voted for Mr, Bogart. Mr. Dady was declared elected.