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The usual monthly meeting of this Board was hold, at; the office, -Mount Somers, on Monday. April 4th, 1881. Present —Messrs A. E. Peach (Chairman), W, C. Walker, j. E, Taylor, and John Hood. • .BESOTfUrjON RESCINDBD. . ; l Mr Taylor moved, Mr ,HoqcT seconded,,

and it-wair carriedt—“ That the resolution passed at the .February meeting re Mr A. tde’s water-race be rescinded, and the following resolution be adopted in lieu thereof;, ‘ That Mr Ede’s request be granted, provided he make satisfactory provision for crossing the Tramway Reserve road. ’ ’’ • surveyor's report. The Surveyor’s report was read and considered. It was resolved to call for tenders for the formation and metalling of about thirty chains of the Alford Forestroad, near the gorse fence, and also for the formation of 60 chains' of - Mairiie«ttr ~ road. » , - - s

CORRESPONDENCE. ’ ■ ' The following From Mr O’Reilly, re 0. F. Shepp«ftPa ,: * account with the Board.—The Clerk was ' directed to replyl ' ? i :| 1 t From the Ashbiirtdn County Council/ informing the Board that if they will} fn* 1 - / nish a copy of the Valuation list for 188111the Council will be prepared to pay,half cost of compilation of the roll—The . Clerk was requested'to forward a; oopy ; aS " soon as possible. - ■ ’ ! ’ 1 * r; From the same, re the proposed tata Road Board District, inforthjng l tbe; : ; Board that ; the committee to- ' consider as to the advisability forming this new district had decided in favor of,, the petitioners fdr theseparation. ! A letter was received frbm Mr D. Cameron, apologising for his abaenqe ; , j the meeting,, owing to r the; burning of 'a . large quantity of grain. t From Mr E. G. Wright, rpqqestipg, j fihe,,; !;( ? Board to form about 50 chains of the road/ from Anama Downs road to his home--stead. —To be reported upon. ; From Mr R. Morgan, with reference to the South Ashburton bridge.—The Clerk ( , was directed to refer, the letter toriha County Council, and civil their ~--3; to the unfinished, state of the,bridge. 0 From Mr W. McClymoht, with refer/*-", ence to his rates.—The Clerk-wasdirected to investigate old accounts, ahd bcinfe tha matter before the Board at: their ;npxt 4 meeting. r ■ . A circular was received from the Manawatu County Council, vfithl various matters, consideration of which was deferred until next meeting. STONES, TO BE BROKEN. The Clerk was instructed to .write! tq,"... Mr John Devery, informing him/fchEt.; : ,f unless the stones on the are broken before the 19th instant, the —- work will ba done by; tjie Board at jhis expense. '- ? ' ' - '

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MOUNT SOMERS ROAD BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 316, 11 April 1881

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MOUNT SOMERS ROAD BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 316, 11 April 1881