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Annual report of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association for the year ending April 25, 1910 with report of annual meeting held April 25, 1910

[Annual report of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association for the year ending April 25, 1910 with report of annual meeting held April 25, 1910],   pp. [unnumbered]-[125]


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16      Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association
expended in improvements in and adjacent to the parks
for which the city has been obliged to pay because of its
ownership of land upon one or both sides of the improve-
ment. These items are as follows:
Bonds issued July 1, 1903 ------------------ $35,000 00
Bonds issued July 1, 1905 ------------------  19,500 00
Bonds issued Oct. 1, 1908 -------------------30,000 00
$84,500 00
Amount levied as direct taxes to secure park lands in ad-
dition to the bonds issued, approximately ------------- 8,000 00
Amount expended for permanently improving
and macadamizing streets occasioned by the
ownership by the city of park lauds aajoin-
ing such streets as follows:
Main street ------------------------------ $1,875 00
Washington  avenue  ------- - ------------  1,500  00
Drake street ----------------------------- 1,935 00
Johnson street ---------------------------- 2500 00
Brittingham  Boulevard  -------------------  2,326  00
Brittingham Place -----------------------  1,675 00
Marston avenue --------------------------  2,965 00
14,776 00
Amount expended in improving streets within
parks as follows:
Burr Oak Drive, Henry Vilas Park --------- $2,900 00
Bay View Drive, Brittingham Park ---------  7,153 06
10,053 06
Amount expended for extending storm sewers and drains
through parks -------------------------------------   4,266 06
Total amount expended by the city for permanent
improvements -------------------------------- $121,595 12
It should be stated that the foregoing amounts, in cases
where the work is still in progress, are the engineer's esti-
mates, and is supposed to cover the entire cost of the work
which has not yet been finished. This substantially com-
pletes all streets in or adjacent to the parks excepting
Thornton avenue in Tenney Park, the upper end of Burr
Oak Drive and Meadow Drive in Henry Vilas Park and
Warren street adjacent to Henry Vilas Park.
It is to be noted that the total amount expended and to
be expended by the city in acquiring and permanently im-
proving the parks, is less than one-half the amount con-
tributed to the association by its members.


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