MANAWATU ROAD BOARD.
Manawatu Times, Rōrahi X, Putanga 1363, 4 Hakihea 1884, Page 3
MANAWATU ROAD BOARD.
— ; ♦ (Continued from Yesterday.) A letter was read from Mr Andrew Clausen" 'drawing attention to the flooded state of the Fox ton line, caused by the road drain on the north sideof the railway line running direct into the Kawnu stream. It was lesplveclto info:||| Mr Clausen that the Board had no control m the 'matter, bufc adyised Mr Clausen to Write tp the itailway I)epartment and ask that the-, drain be widened and deepened. . , ; Mr T. Bryant applied , for exemption froHn payment of general rate od certain "flections on "which he is pay r ing special^rates. It -was^ 'resolved that *he rate be paid aud (hen. ret funded. Letters read from Public Works office stating that the application for £8050 tor district roads i had been i granted. . . - . . / ; . ; Mijg. Trickleba nk applied , for permission to take sand from the cliff on i-ight hand side of the Fitz^ herbert.v bridge. It, /waß; resolved that perfaission ; - could j not be granted. Lettei: ifead from Public Works Office, stating that the application for ;f 4000 under. Roads and Bridges Construction Act, though dated 28th June, was "not received till 7th Aug. and the Miniate r therefore - regretted he would fee^ janabie i to consider it untiUther applications of 31st Dec next -are being- dealt with. The clerk. was instructed to again communicate with Government on the matter. Letter read from Mr Eotheram, 1 rela^^i-to' ballast-; pit at Terrace I [Letter read from Mr J. Beattie, ■upplj ing; information required by Board relative to grants made under the Act for' roads m Taonui: and !Fitzherb|rt ridings. The Treasury advised payment of £28 3a lid to credit of Board on account fpf deferred payments m Eairanga;3lock, and 'of £172 11s 8d for rates on Native lands. iLet^r- read from Chaii'man, Mancl&BtM^Boad Board, calling : atten-^ tion^pjifesirability of electing. ,tvy;o me^bersfto rorm County Cpnncil, toother with Chairmen of various Boad Boards. The letter suggested tblit' a meeting lov this purpose be lml^;on -Tuesday next at Feilding. •' THe* Chairman was authorised to attend the meeting. "$Mx'V. T. Hitching? wrote, asking tcf4)e v exempted from, payment of county :jrates pn .certain, sections. A aiSfilaf'; application was received f rqa|j&i s j.: G; Sly. Both ap'piica» : > tion^^lie^greed to. s ßliot Warburton, solicitor to tpa^cßoard, wrote eaclosipg draft copy of by-law relating to appointment of. Banger. T4» Town Clerk, Palmerston Borough wrote m reply to the Board stating that the use of the pound ■wrml 6 J)e allowed the Board on cons dipon tsat hatf ihe ponndajje fees should be retained by the Borough. I watfresolved to accept the offer. The following tenders were received : ¥- For Fitzherber i Koad West-^-iL)als tre m *nd Gredge (acpepted)^^ Ua GA; T, Schlagftvj
£28 15s ; E. "P. Charles, £23 19s ; R Eingi £56.; King and Osborne,.£4o ; F. Mavcbant, £30 18s. For O!eve« eye line —P. Rogers, £30 (accepted ); T. Scblager, £2!i 3 is. •; It was resoh <l hat the license ff.fi. for slaughterhouses be £2 2s per annum. Several applications were it ceived for appoiii'tmeni.- of . inspector, ard the Secretary was instructed tow:'t> to the applicants asking tjeiu to tender for the appoint*, nient. ' It was resolved to call for tenders for metalling 25 chains Karere Eoad. Mr Armstrong was instructed to prepare plans of Waldegrave road, and of road near section 448, and to advertise the intention of the Board to sell the two roads Accounts amounting; to £160 were passed for pay nienfc, and the Board adjourned at 6.80,