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’■ t ■. ■-> I ♦""»» Wellutoton, Yesterday. ( -The resolutions proposed by Mr ' Gisborne atthe sitting of the Con-ference-yesterday, were carried. [The - resolutions appeared-in our yesterday’s ■issue.] The following were also agreed -- to :—Proposed by Mr Carson, seconded by Mr Phillips—“ That a subsidy of rJ £ for jQ on expenditure on new works -’ approved by the Government be • granted to local bodies for the’ con- ! struction of only new works, such as roads, - bridges, etc.” Moved by Mr .1 Linton, seconded by Mr Carson—- ■ “ That the Chairman and members bf 1 ' the Conference be a deputation to the. Government with resolutions passed «‘ by" the Conference, and to press upon the - Government the advisableness of ; ‘> the principles embodied therein being legislated upon during the coming session.” “That the nth clause in ■ii the Land Act Amendment Act, 1879, should be repealed; so that the whole -half-yearly instalments on deferred payment lands should be handed over to the County Councils as for road making - within the block dealt with, as provided ! in the Land - Act, 1877, clause 59:”: A vote of thanks was passed to the Chairman and Air M'Arthur,: who originated the Conference. .

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 370, 14 June 1881

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LOCAL BODIES’ CONFERENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 370, 14 June 1881