MOUNT SOMERS ROAD BOARD.
The usual monthly meeting was held in the office at Methven on Thursday, March 11th. Present—Messrs. Jackson, Ailington, and Mr. B. Chapman (chairman). The overseer’s report was read, and consideration was deferred for a special meeting to be held on the 25th inst. A letter from the County Council was received, informing the Board that the Council approved of the site chosen for a pound. A letter was read from the Mount Somers Road Board, informing the Board that they had paid Cooper Bros, the sum of Ll9O 16s. Bd., for forming and shingling the boundary road, and requesting the payment of half the cost of same. The overseer was instructed to write to the Mount Somers Road Board, informing them that this Board declines to pay the half until the contract is properly completed, The overseer was instructed to write to thg oyer§eer of the Mount Somers Board, requesting him to appoint a day on which to have the deficiencies pointed out to him. From the same, requesting this Board to pay a share of the cost of the bridge over the North Ashburton branch. Resolved—“ That the matter stand over until the special meeting for consideration by a full Board. ” Resolved—“ That the Chairman should insure the Board’s buildings with the Union Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Christchurch, for the sum of L 600.” Accounts were passed for payment to the amount of L 106145. 3d. The meeting then adjourned till the 25th inst., Thursday.
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