Annual Report, Volumes 1-7

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Page 128 - ... interfered with the general work of the school, and caused the expenditure of a considerable part of the maintenance appropriation without any resultant and direct benefit to the pupils. The enforced closing of the school for more than three months of the school year 1904-5 has been most unfortunate. The loss of nearly four months of school training is a calamity to the children. One year ago there was a less protracted period during which school work was suspended on account of incompleted contract...
Page 128 - Obviously the petitioner himself understood that they refer to the period commencing at the time fixed in the contract for the completion of the work, for in his petition it is said that "during the term specified by the contract, and also through the prolonged term, there was a continuous rise in the prices of all labor and material entering into said vessel and machinery.
Page 128 - ... The timely preparation of plans for the extensive improvements necessary this year, which that delay should have suggested, was not undertaken. It was not until July that bids were invited for work which should have been completed prior to September 21st, the date for the reopening of the school. It was not until August 2nd that the actual work began. Bids for the construction of the drying room for the new laundry were not opened until October 1st, and the proposals for the plumbing and drainage...
Page 128 - ... residents of the school. The protracted delays in making suitable plans, letting contracts, and completing the work of improvement, have seriously interfered with the general work of the school, and caused the expenditure of a considerable part of the maintenance appropriation without any resultant and direct benefit to the pupils. The enforced closing of the school for more than three months of the school year 1904-5 has been most unfortunate. The loss of nearly four months of school training...
Page 128 - ... rendered safe for drinking purposes by the use of a properly constructed filter of capacity large enough to provide filtered water in abundance for all residents of the school. The protracted delays in making suitable plans, letting contracts, and completing the work of improvement, have seriously interfered with the general work of the school, and caused the expenditure of a considerable part of the maintenance appropriation without any resultant and direct benefit to the pupils. The enforced...
Page 16 - Laws of 1902 (supply bill), appropriated for deficiency in maintenance for the years 1901 and 1902, $10.000; for improving the economy of the steam and electric plants and for pipe covering under the direction of the State Architect, 12,500. The maintenance appropriation was $188,500, the special appropriation $2,500 and the total appropriations were $191,000. The special appropriation has been expended under the direction of the State Architect for the purposes named in the law. During...
Page 128 - ... year ago there was a less protracted period during which school work was suspended on account of incompleted contract work. The timely preparation of plans for the extensive improvements necessary this year, which that delay should have suggested, was not undertaken. It was not until July that bids were invited for work which should have been completed prior to September 21st, the date for the reopening of the school. It was not until August 2nd that the actual work began. Bids for the construction...
Page 69 - REPORT OF THE STATE ARCHITECT, FOR THE Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 1901.

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