Wyndham Town Board.
Mataura Ensign, Volume 17, 7 June 1895, Page 8
Wyndham Town Board.
The monthly meeting was held on Monday last. Present — Commissioners Menziee, Milne, Paul), Sherwell and Jas.JMcLaucblan.' Mr John Milne was elected to the chair. The County Council wrote, granting services of surfaceman for laying drain pipes. I. W. Raymond wrote asking leave to move a building along Scutari street. — Granted. The Inspector of Nuisances reported that his attention had been drawn to the nuisance created by pigeons kept by several residents, and asking if any bylaws were in force regulating same. ' He also referred to the bad state of the ditch near the Farmers' Club Hotel, advising its being cleaned out at once, and having lime sprinkled on the material thrown up.' — The police to be informed of the pigeon nuisance ; the ditch had been attended to. The following accountß were passed for payment : — Bain, gravelling ... £14 9 Lamplighter ... ... 1 3 4 Inspector ... ... 1 0 0 Day labor ... ... 1 7 0 Sundries <) ... ... 0 4 6 £5 19 7 ! The Clerk reported that an approved bell trap was now in his office. —Mr McLauchlan moved that the Board approve of the trap supplied, and that the householders connecting with the drains must use one or other of the sizes, and have them placed to the satisfaction of the Board's Inspector.* — Seconded by Dr Menzles, and carried. Mr McLauchlan moved that while Mr ColemaD, County surfaceman, was in the service of the Town Board, he be insured in accordance with the Employers Liability Act. — Seconded by Mr Sherwill, and carried. A letter from Mr Marsh was held over till next monthly meeting. The certified copy of the annual balance-sheet was laid on the tablef The Comptroller- General advised tbe placing of L 7 10s 9d to the credit of the Board, being refund of half expenses incurred at general Licensing Election, less amount incurred for previous election. A complaint was made of stock straying, and the Inspector's attention was drawn to same. This was all the business.