Ole Christian Peterson

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Ole Christian Peterson - 1 DELTA AVENUE TO BE PAVED Two Other Paving...
1 DELTA AVENUE TO BE PAVED Two Other Paving Projects Projects Approved After Hearings Three paving projects wore approved approved by tho city commission following public hearings during a regular meeting Tu< ‘ day eve ning. All are proposed lor construction construction during the coming tpring and summer. Tho projects include Delta avenue, avenue, Eighth to Eleventh street; Seventh street, Delta avenue to Wisconsin avenue, and Eleventh street, Delta to Superior avenue. A petition opposing the paving of Delta avenue was presented to the commission and read at the hearing. It bore the names of the owners of i?S out of 72 lots which will be affected by the improvement improvement but only 34 were recognized recognized by the commission. Two of th* signatories earlier had requested their names be stricken from the petition while a person, other than the legal administratrix, had signed for property in an estate. O. C. Esteuson contended the petition bore the signatures of tho owners of the majority of the property to be affected and "that should settle the matter.” CharliM Frlckson also a iked the commission if the petition wasii t to be given serious con-ideration The hearing wa- marked b.\ several verbal interchanges between between Mayor Ole Peterson and Mr. Estenson. As the hearing opened, the mayor s.«id that in view of the fact that the government government wa;» bearing 52 p'“r cent of the cost of the improvement he believed it an opportunity that the property owners could not afford afford to pass up. Mr. Estenson asked the mayor to refrain from “circulating prop Uganda while in tin or Peterson said h* foiit?; his opinion. Win. Praiss spoh the paving and Mr. jected to a person of property affi provement being Mayor Peters« much as the city i chair.” May- wan only of e in favor ofi Estenson ob- not an owner •fed by tho iin­ given the floor i said that Inas- paying for th“ any ha vi uh be believed per eon t-hould ‘XpresH their views, s long as they are f ” retorted Estenson IR1 in- l V( center s terestf d right to “Just ¡ • bp*, eh1 Postmaster B. R. Mi(,ks advo- attd the paving saying "The pr* o*nt main street wouldn’t make good alley for a livewire town Tho cost per 28-foot front lot will bo approximately $8:i This includes the cost of a storm newer newer to bo constructed to carrv away surface water. The cost will be spread over five vear,< will be paid in annual in ments. The estimated cost of tb*‘ Delt project is $11,150 of which th city's share is $5,17 3 and th cost to property owners, No persons appeared to I» heard at the hearing* on tho otti er two paving projects and the were approved. Bids for construction of three projects will be accepted until 5 o’clock in tho afternoon of Tuesday, Jan, 20. -t a 11- all

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 14 Jan 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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  • Ole Christian Peterson

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