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Contractor of Limerick City’s Electric Lighting Scheme Offers to Take Over Street Cleansing and Repairing Contract

It has been reported that Mr Dillon, the contractor responsible for Limerick City’s electric lighting scheme, is set to propose to take over the contract for cleaning and repairing the city’s streets. Mr Dillon plans to pave the entire city and reduce the current cost significantly from around £7,000 annually. By offering a more moderate figure, he aims to improve both the aesthetics and infrastructure of Limerick City.

Mr Dillon’s proposal comes at an opportune moment as Limerick City has been grappling with maintaining and managing its streets within the allocated budget. By taking on both the electric lighting and the streets’ cleaning and repair projects, Mr Dillon aims to provide a more efficient and cost-effective solution for the city.

His plans to reduce the annual expenditure from £7,000 could alleviate some financial pressure on the city’s administration while simultaneously improving the overall appearance and functionality of the streets. The paving project promises to not only enhance the pedestrian experience but also streamline transportation within the city, promoting a more progressive and forward-looking urban environment.

In line with his commitment to innovation, Mr Dillon’s proposal is expected to generate excitement and support from city officials and residents alike. The potential synergies between the electric lighting and streets’ maintenance projects could also pave the way for more integrated urban planning and development initiatives, further solidifying Limerick City’s status as a modern and vibrant community.

With his vast experience in the electric lighting field, Mr Dillon’s entry into the streets’ cleaning and repairing sector presents an exciting opportunity for a more cohesive and ultimately more successful revamping of Limerick City’s infrastructure.

Northants Evening Telegraph – Wednesday 29 January 1902