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South Rakaia Road Board.

The South Rakaia Road Board held its . ordinary monthly meeting on Thursday. Present—Messrs C. N. Mackie (chairman), D. G. Holmes, and W. L. Allan, and,, later on, Mr E. S. Coster took his seat. RESOLUTION RESCINDED. Mr Allan moved the motion standing in his name—“ That the resolution passed by the Board, on November 4th, 1880, with reference to opening a road through native reserve No. 2058, and rural section 1833-1, be rescinded. After some discus-* / ' sion, the motion was seconded by Mr Holmes, and carried. WIND PUMP. It was resolved to employ some one to look after the water supply and keep the, . wind pump in order, at a salary of L 6 per annum. fencing. ' . ‘ Mr Allan reported that he had met the - manager of the Colonial Investment and Agency Company, and arranged with hiin about the fences and gates to be erected' - on the land through winch the new. void at Chertsey was to pass. His action was ' ;

approved. , - CORRESPONDENCE. A letter was received from Mr G. Shel- : lock, poundkeeper, informing the Beard '- that a part of the fence at the Rakaia- -t : pound had been cut down and impounded stock let out. It was resolved—“ That, as the matter was in the hands of the, ; police, the Board cannot take aqtich,” . , . Mr F. B. Passmore wrote with refer-, ~/ r ence to the reply of the Returning Officer) . .. at the late annual election to his, protest against illegality of the election. . R ivas .; resolved—“ That the Chairman ; of; : the . Board, being fully aware of the b d stances, write to Mr Passmore On the subject.” : ’ ■ bliA •• Mr John Webster wrote, enclosing tracings and descriptions, together'-With 1 [T[ plans for the transfer of l new road from Bushy Park The Clerk was instructed 'toLnWe me % t transfer prepared. ) ‘ \ 10 J i lu! ACCOUNTS, V Iff “t .. -ft. Accounts amounting to- £Bl‘,lffk J )^j • passed for payment, and the joumed.

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South Rakaia Road Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 285, 5 March 1881

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South Rakaia Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 285, 5 March 1881

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