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F Manning - matter what the sentiment was. May Bo...
matter what the sentiment was. May Bo Re-Introduced Alderman Burroughs, after detailed questioning of City Attorney Manning on the subject of public benefits and assessments, expressed himself as for the project, but merely inquisitive. Alderman Dickinson brought up the dlscus- 'slon when he presented a partial list of petition signers after reading the petition itself. . . The council'' voted unanimously for the study of the plans and th« specifications. In regard to the time the present sewer plans and specifications might remain tabled. City Attorney Manning advised that they might be held and re-introduced for passage as an ordinance until it was believed th* actual cost of the sewer would no longer come within the estimate included. Regarding the request In the petition that only local labor and materials be allowed by the sewer ordinance, Manning pointed out that the ordinance and estimates already were in form, and contained no such provision, but that the board of local improvements might have such an understanding with the contractors. .• Reviews Suit Against City

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 05 Jan 1932, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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