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Longbeach Road Board.

.Thonsual monthly meeting <>f U Board wps held on Monday last, i U t; members being present. CORBBffOS DEKCK. Hbp .following correspondence was seven o'the ratepayers living near thje,Rangitata jiver, asking that the road Tiling julway station to R.S. -i/967 might be m)de passable by removing the tuSocks am big stones. This was ordered tohe done • _ ~ From tfh; hxhburton County Council, saying tied the bridge asked for over the neww o ** Waterton would he erected. Fro* the same, stating that the promote* bf)tha proposed new Tinwald■YgjjJow Road District had withdrawn proposition; jand. that' this subject therefore fallen through.—Mr Carter w glpd to that-statement by rityjg that the proposition . was merely with£|wq tfp£ the rime beings and the. Clerk ,to; ; write to that effect to the JoS|WL. ; yr : -.yj, ,- nti;“ jhe sawe,: informing .the Board JT th#ii thf, Son iMiniater for Crown been asked to set aside three V-|tew JS-o. IjT&i;, at. Window, 88 a Cemetpiy -reserve, as asked for- by the * BdunL ■ In order to Jose no tune in. thei BoarCproceeded to, noipinate " tha%llpwi n S fiv^gehtlemeh, as members, ofuie future Window Cemetery. Board—viz.. ,Edwat4,<.G. Wg&ht, Stephen S., Martin,. William Harris, and Jtonn WillifcmaP"- I '' Prom'thesarfte, Stating 'that the name of^h^romeje l ? ttoto a had’ been' v -wdjKgea from Longbeaph to Waterton,' same; twas’ gazetted, ■ ; .Also, that the sum of seventy-five (L 75) pounds was: flttl the ; disposal; of- the'' Waterton Cemetery Board. The-Clerk was desired to.isidtify'i.'thlß to’.thb ''members of the OethhforyTJciarch. IhiMiilDK -tlw* r 3 £r6^e<r^ater ; onFOTtfa tp■ /dpVtbw Dow^ig, ( -iaJAnager pf - the Dobson, manager of the . ilioWcliff 1 etertstte, each' Asking - for timber ! for' bridges' insevar&l places where the formation of large ditches on-the sides of roads cut off the frontage approaches, to property. The SuretyPt wM'A'psitod to bee how much timber Was and. to deliver the nedfihity' fiihbuhf it ; the Hinds Railway O’fihahnessy, asking that the main road, in front'd, the Watbrtbn,fifltel, : may bm-put in better repair. The work was ordered to be done. vEy»r-r. MVISKHf INTO WABDB. The Board then proceeded to divide the district totowirds, 1 and,aftera little conversation, a division was unanimously agreed to, girihg fhree wards on the fiorth' antffwo-on the south side of the Hinds river, the exact boundaries of which will be published in a future issue. r „ . subvbtob’s EBPOBfc 0 * The Surveyor recommended': as follows: .• , v . :,; r ; /. Cartels Bridge. —That thri bridge Great South road, between Tin Wald and Ashburton, be re-floored. 3. Timvald. —That the-rsmall .drain leading from the South road,' 3 and alongside of MrShearer’s workshop, bid'eepened. J. Graham's road.—~ "Pat the side channels of Craham’s road, y ithin the township of Tinwald, be cleared out knd re-graded, and that three culverts at -approaches to streets be put in. , fPiSdifek, 'pnsfies^Tbat ’.'k; track’ .through the 'Scotch thistles growing on Crow’s and Surveyor’stoads be cut. rood—That Mr Holland required, and'faad . asked for, timber, to make a bridge over Die'Side drain on Ford’s’road, at the approach to his house. o. Islesworth rood. —That 115 chains of this roadberre-formed apd shingled, and that 135 chaiqs ml Dobson’s road he treated in an almost sumtarnuiimer.; . , 7. Jty-drivirtg Machine.- —That this machine had from, the Hinds river-bed, and was how in the Road Board yard. 8. Ashburton Bridge Approach. —That the large stones should be; picked off, and a small bench or side channel he Cut -alongside of -the embankment, .to preyentj stones in fqturerolli»B on totWroaWWwir XAs bcS“ Olaoser 1,^2,'11, fr, ’ and 7 were agreed to os tboyatoodi-ClanheATracks to ■be out oak Surveyor's Boundary roads. Clanah'fi. The Board would not 1 give any timber, to'toe T side ditch -was not Road Board work. . Clause-8.. The stones tp be picked dff/ planking "to be nailed against the mbee to Stop the -big stones, and the Clerk waa desired to ssk the Ashburton Borough Council’to do the same on their aida ■. _ ' LAOMOBB EAJJ.WAT CBpSaQtto Cm the application dfMrCarter, this crossing was ordered to’bfef brined. -r XOS3)’SBOAD. About 10 ictouns .-of, this road was ordesod th be .: ihihgied, BO as to permit of the road being uafed during the present grainseaaon. ■1- - • 'sCBIHAk’s boad. On-the applioation of Mr Tiylor, the* Surveyor 'was directed to have a place for horsesto-drinkvat, formed on 1 Graham’s road-rt-iv: .■ U .av . AnJoxjKNMßrrr. After.-the pay-sheet had been examined and passedtoc payment, the meeting adjourned. vzn i

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 288, 9 March 1881

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Longbeach Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 288, 9 March 1881