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CLASS I. continued.
PUBLIC WORKS AND BUILDINGS, IRELAND.
ACCOUNT of the Sum Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, to pay the Expenses of
the Erection, Repairs, and Maintenance of PUBLIC BUILDINGS in IRELAND; for the Maintenance of certain Parks and PUBLIC WORKS, and for Maintenance of DRAINAGE WORKS on the River Shannon, in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit upon each Sub-Head of the Vote.
PUBLIC WORKS AND BUILDINGS, IRELAND.
ACCOUNT of the Sun Expended, compared with the Sum Granted, to pay the Expenses of
the Erection, Repairs, and Maintenance of PUBLIC BUILDINGS in IRELAND; for the Maintenance of certain Parks and PUBLIC WORKS, and for Maintenance of DRAINAGE Worķs on the River SHANNON, in the Year ended 31st March 1906, showing the Surplus or Deficit upon each Sub-Head of the Vote.
VOTE 14.-PUBLIC WORKS AND BUILDINGS, IRELAND—continued.
EXPLANATION of the Causes of Variation between Expenditure and Grant.
-Excess.—Casual expenditure was as follows: Land Commission (Estates) Purchase Money £755 16 Vote 1905/6, Treasury Letter 6th Feb. 1905 Magheramore Coast Guard Station - Law Costs 7 10 Treasury Letter 4,600 of 19th March 1906
734 25th January 1905 hide
14,793 29th August 1904 15 15
20,493 20th December 1904
£. 788 16 6
B.-Reference is requested to the detailed statement which accompanies this Account.
C.-Saving arose mainly in connection with the maintenance of State Residences, Metropolitan Police Stations, National Education Buildings, National Schools, High Court of Justice, and Postal and Telegraph Buildings. There was unforeseen expenditure on Coast Guard Stations and on Donaghadee Harbour, due mainly to storm damages.
The following sums were paid for Compensation during the year :Royal Hibernian Military School £ 6 For damage to furniture by Treasury Letter 10,622,
June 10th 1905 Dublin Customs
28 7 - For injury received in fall Treasury Letter 14,156, from Staircase-Customs
Aug. 3rd 1905
House Phoenix Park
For cow killed in Phønix Treasury Letter 18,178,
Oct. 3rd 1905 D.-Excess caused by — Expenditure on furniture hired for Estates Commission (Examining Staff), Treasury Letter 23,826, January 15th, 1906, authorised 7501. Furniture for Arterial Drainage Commission, not provided for in Estimates, 861. Increased demands for Chief Secretary's Lodge, 1501.
EXTRA REMUNERATION IN EXCESS OF £25.
R. Anderson, Bailiff, Phoenix Park, £50 Gratuity for extra work in connection
with re-planting, &c., of Phænix
Vote from which paid. Public Works and Build
ings, Ireland. Class I., Vote 14.
The Surplus of 1,4591. 10s. 10d., shown on Account of the Vote “Public Works and Buildings, Ireland, Class I., Vote 14 " for the year ended 31st March 1905, has been surrendered.
Office of Public Works, Dublin,
30 November 1906. J
George C. V. Holmes, Chairman and Accounting Officer.
D. T. Jones,
I certify that this Account has been examined under my directions, and is correct.
John A. Kempe, Examined,
Comptroller and Auditor General. C. H. Archibald.
VOTE 14.-PUBLIC WORKS AND BUILDINGS, IRELAND----continued.
SUB-HEAD B.-NEW WORKS AND ALTERATIONS.
31st March 1906, and the Saving or Excess on each item of the Sub-Head.
OBSERV A T I O N S.
Work completed. Unforeseen extras, viz. :-Richmond Tower Sanitary Works, new outfall main at Infirmary and night work.
Estimated cost, 6001. Expended, 7401. 18s. 9d. Expensive work necessary owing to site selected.
Estimated cost, 3,6171. Expended, 3,5661. -8. 8d. Casual saving. Work completed.
Estimated cost, 3,0001. Expended, 2,9691. 14s. 5d. Work completed.
Estimated cost, 3,2301. Work postponed at request of Admiralty.
Work postponed at request of Admiralty.
Work completed. Work completed. Work completed. Work completed.
Estimated cost, 1,2001. Work postponed at request of Admiralty.