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F Manning - winted. The voting was over by Alderman Burger,...
winted. The voting was over by Alderman Burger, who stood for re-election last spring on his opposition opposition to the project, then aiked If the proposal should not be submitted submitted to a vote of • the people Mayor Schnaufer and City Attorney Attorney Manning both advised MB hat under the public improvements improvements statutes a popular vot« m unnecessary. "If it doesn't, then I don't think much of it," said Burger. Study Legal Slept The meeting was a special one, ailed by Mayor Schnaufer when t became apparent that publlca- ion of the proposed ordinance, vhich was necessary seven dayi before final passage could be voted, i-ould not be possible before the ouncil held its regular sesaloa Aug. 20. Following the meeting Schnaufer nstructed City Attorney Manning o begin work on necessary legal wocesses preliminary to final award of the contract. Estimates as to tie tiniu required to push through he l^ftl procedure varied up to year. Manning- said probaWy the i irst step would be completion of I ecessary easements at 13 different points along the route of the system. He indicated that previous previous investigations had led him to anticipate little difficulty in thfc direction. Among the agencies from which the easements, or permission to pass under property with the sewer,

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 28 Aug 1934, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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