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F Manning - up In a in Wood River City Council to Act tin...
up In a in Wood River City Council to Act tin Check for $43,000 Improvements Body's Recommendation Ready For Presentation WOOD RIVER, March 16. Recommendation that the city council take action to collect a $43,599.50 certified check posted With the board of local improvements improvements with its bid on the city's proposed $450,000 by R. B. Higgins & Sons, required only signatures of the improvements board members to> prepare it for presentation to the city council tonight, It was. said by ' Corporation Counsellor F. M. Manning today. Manning said he had taken no steps .toward negotiations for a settlement on the "good faith" check. He is awaiting action of the city council on the improvements improvements board's recommendation, he explained. The board's • recom- the the mendation will be filed with city clerk for presentation to city council as soon as members of >he board sign it, Manning said. The check was returned to the :ity uncashed last. November when ;he board of local impr^vernents city's''batik- The improvements- body : then persuaded the contractor to assign lis contract on the 'sewer, but no contractor could be found to take it over. Friday, March 6, the board of ocal improvements adopted a resolution resolution to call for new bids on the woject, at the advice of the Public Works Administration. Since then ioth a copy of the bid call resolu- Jon and copies of the instructions ;o bidders and bidding blanks have jeen forwarded to the state PWA office for their approval, but notice on them had not been received by Corporation Counsel Manning this noon. it so of .... _iea i»

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 16 Mar 1936, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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