[OFFIOTALI Ol-fice OF tuk Board of ITulic Wobks, ) Ann Arboi!, Míen., May 11, ïstó. f Regular meeting. D Board met aud was ealled to order by Pres! Keeeh. lïoll ealled. Full board present. limites oí' the previous meeting read and approved. Mr. .Schiih, tü whom was referredthe matter oi' the employment of an eii' gineer, aubmitted the i'ollowing report ; To the.Board of Public Works: ■ Your coininittee of the undersigned, to whom was referred the question oí the employment of sorne person us City Engineer, beg leave to submit the i'ollowing report: I have had several interviews with Mr. Woodard, of the city of Ypsilanti, a ml the most favorable ternas which could be obtained from him was the sum of flve dollars per day, and to f urnish all necessary help. George F. Key has authorized me to submit tor your consideration the lollowingproposition: He will accept the position f or one year for the sum of Bixty dollars per month salary, that he will devote all of nis time to the duties Of such office from May lst to the ürst day of October next, doing all necessary work and making grade plats of the city, after which time he will do and perform all necessary and needful current work for the city. Mr. Key will be liere about three years and thinks in that time he will be able to rnake a complete grade plat of the city Bfispeetfully submitted, J.F. Scuuh. Mr. Mi-Intyre moved tliat the report of Mr. Scliuh bo accepted, and the siuiie Ininsraitted to the Council vrith a recommendation that Mr. Key be employed. Yeas.- Messrs. Keech, Schuh and Mclntyre. Mr. Keech moved that the bids for culverta on Ilill and Fifth streets be opened and inspected. Which motion prevailed. The bids vvere found to be as follows: H1LL STREET CULVEUT. w. a. MoLay $i;i;l -,„ Cliristian Koch 505 CO G. Schnekler L5 00 Paul Tessiuer 7. uo 60 Pike, Gage& Clancy :j;io ;s rUTIB STKEET CÜLVEKT. Pike, Gage & Clancy... 546 05 PaulTessraer as 00 O.Schneider .' 525 oq Cliristian Koch 695 00 W. G. McLay 315 00 Mr. Schuh moved that the respective biels for eulverts on Hill and Fïfth streets be transmitted to tlie Council with recommendation that the bid of W. G. McLay, at the sum of $315.00, for building Fifth street culvert be accepted, and the bid of Gottlob Schneider, at the sum of $335.00, for building Hill street culvert be accepted. Which motiou prevailed byayeaand nay vote as follows : Yeas.- Messrs. Keech, Schuh and Mclntyre. Nays.- None. On motion the Board adjourned. Clerk.