Park Extensions in Plan for Bond

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Park Extensions in Plan for Bond - PHI EXTENSIONS IN PLAN FDR BONDING Option...
PHI EXTENSIONS IN PLAN FDR BONDING Option Secured On Spring Es-state for Playground in ' New District. j BETTERMENTS REQUIRE OVER THIRD OF AMOUNT The Water Deal' Will Eliminate Mosswood Park From the "Bond Issue. The Board5 of Park. Commissioners of the city have prepared a list of betterments and ' Improvements for which money In the next bond issue Is needed, and the list with the total amount required will . be presented to the council for the . approval of that body and the insertion, of the items in the bonds proposition. The total amount aeked for betterments Is 5300,000 and for the purchase of new lands, $732,000,- a total of $1,032,000. In the list of proposed purchase of land the commissioners inserted the proposition to purchase the Mossv.ood property at Moss avenue and Broadway for $100,000. This amount may be unnecessary owing to the fact that in the agreement of the People's Water Company with the city It is provided that the company Is to pay for-the property in question. Should this agreement-be accepted the purchase of Moss-wood Park will be eliminated. . In Its place the commissioners have provided for an item to take its place, and that Is the purchase of the J. II. Spring estate, consisting of 11 acres on C.... i ground for the recently annexed district An option has been secured on this prop erty for $90,000 and this amount has been Inserted in the list of properties to be purchased.. -The itemized request of the Board of Park Commissioners is as followrs: BETTERMENTS. , Boat House on Lake Merritt Bandstand on Lakeside Park $150,000.00 25.000.00 30,000.00 25,000.00 10,000.00 Amphitehater and boatland-ing. Lakeside Park.... Asphalt roadway, Lakeside Park Fountain, Lakeside Park. ...... General development of : Lakeside Farkf Lake Shorfe Willows Park. Peralta Park and Lake Shore Boulevard . .... 60.000.00 Total Betterments, . . . . ... ..... $300,000.00 PURCHASE OF LANDS. Mosswood Park i ... .$100,000.00 Grove and West streets gore.... 7.500.00 Bushrod 'Park extension 20,000.00 Conservatory block extension.. 30.000.00 Twenty-fourth' and Broadway gore 20,000.00 Ike strip west of Cove avenue 200.000.00 Knst Shore bluft's . ' 60,000.00 Channel strip tietween Eighth and Twelfth streets 35,000.00 Tenth avenue and East Twen-. ty-eighth streets 21,000.00 Merritt Mospital piece on Oak street ;. 42.000.00 Hutchinson piece' on Oak street 13,000.00 Pa-rk and East Tenth streets. 12-.500.00 Thirty - fourth and Peralta streets , ..7 25.000.00 Seventh and Market street gore 9.000.00 Pleasant valley property 36,000.00 Spring property, Fruitvale avenue and Twenty-seventh street . . 90,000.00 Total lands and betterments $1,032,000.00 OAKLAND I I !

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 01 May 1910, Sun,
  3. Page 39

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