Mel Bareilles and Fred Moore square off over Sandy Prairie - 09/30/1958

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Mel Bareilles and Fred Moore square off over Sandy Prairie - 09/30/1958 - sigr by t an un woul en Schoo e th NAACP en op...
sigr by t an un woul en Schoo e th NAACP en op Ho fron our sen fede NAACF Ihey ar co race pr Sandy Prairie Final Okay Slated; Words Fly At Meet Tlumboldt's board of super- isors loday was lo pass Ihe :nal resolution making pos- iblo advertising 'for bids on onstruction of the flood con- rol project at Sandy Prairie n Eel River near Fortuna. Discussion of Ihe rcsolulion his morning was marked by e a t c d exchanges between ounty Clerk Fred J. Moore, r., and Supervisor Mclvin .areilles, Rio Dell, islrict the Sandy Prairie proj- [aler loday lo work out detail Tolal cosl of Ihc project cslimatcd at $1, ; 101,000., Co gress this year appropriate 5370,000 for start of constri lion. Bids will be opened No ember 1. The argumenl behveen Moo and Bareilles rose over -I" manner in which preparations . ...^..... for the project have been in wbosc'led on a local level. . lies. ' The resolution lo be passed s the county's agreement to arlicipale in cost of the project project to the cxlenl of 22.3 per ccnl of the lolal cosl, plus ob- aining rights of way. The prepared rcsolulion slates estimated cash conlribulion is $203,000, compared lo $246,000 reviously slated by the U. S. i\rmy Corps of Engineers. The Healed words followed with Bareilles claiming Moore was attempting to "run the county."" "Who's running Humboldl county," Barielles asked, "Fred Moore or the board of supervisors?" supervisors?" M o o r e countered w i "What's the matter?' You jealous?" jealous?" Bareilles posed the question of why was the county paying for a county counsel if Moore knew all the answers as Bareil- .. . . L I T MICW dll ulu diiawuia aa ian:ii- discrepancy was to be checked , es dalmcd MoQrc conlcnded today by Moore. Estimated cost of rights of way is $49,000. Of the counly cost, $200,000 will be donated by the Stale Highway Commission lo protect protect future freeway righls-of- way, and about $37,000 has you." been pledged by Ihe Forluna area. Of the latter amount Jhe did. Moore answered: "You don'l know anything." After further similar exchanges, exchanges, Barielles closed Ihc firsl argument by slating, "I don't have to keep quiet for about $34,000 has been collected collected so far. County Counsel T h o m a s Montgomery pointed out an agreement must be drawn up with (he stale, conccrring its Oilier members of (he board quieled Ihe Iwo by slating didn't care if they wished 'to argue, but urged them lo do on Iheir own firrie, rather than 'on Ihe valuable lime of the board." The exchanges flared briefly contribution. A stale attorney throughout (he morning ses Jr. rsiKstrlnlnrl ti*i 3 r r M ; A hnrnlcirm is scheduled to arrive M

Clipped from Eureka Humboldt Standard30 Sep 1958, TuePage 1

Eureka Humboldt Standard (Eureka, California)30 Sep 1958, TuePage 1
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