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The .above, IjJoaT'd ujet one week earlier than' usnalj- oh account of the holidays' next week. Present—Messis Chapman, McMillan, Alington, and the Chairman (Mr Julian Jackson). The Overseer’s report war read and conaidered. . The Overseer was instructed to give Arthur Webb notice that he having left his contract the Board will re-let the work and ' charge him'tnth the extra expense, If any. u '''“ . ; |:: It waa resolved to give Mr James Daley notice that should he be behind tima with his contract, ’ : he not ; having - started the work,; the full penalty Would be-enforced. Correspondence 1 was - read as follows? — Front'Mr Alexander Orr, -asking the Board to have the road E leading up the river hank, from Highbink Station to Barkers rbftd, opened up. It was resolved to give Mr DoWling notice to remove ' the fences -that cross the ’ road line. —From the same/' 'requesting the Board - to- shingle a portiott- of; Barker’s -'road. '> ■ The- Overseer was instructed to joaD 1 for tenders for the work, tenders to be sent in by the next ordinary meeting.—From Mr T. Dowling, obj ecting to “the “proposed - storm water his property. . It was resolved to advertise for a com-petent-person to value the district, apphcatiops io he made on or befpre. the 16{h„ insk, before noon. Power was- given, to thp Chairman, to select a;valuer; ■ , 'V,;.*. ’. i „ Mr T. Dowling and Mr Wason were appointed to vkliie the land in the different roads that had been,closed 1 in the district. It Was proposed by Mr Chapman, seconded by Mr Alington —“ That this Board is prepared to support some such scheme pf disinrge r as that .at the lata'- meeting ‘ or the South Rakaia Road Board and Mount Hutt Road Board, and that ' the plans and estimates, when prepared, be submitted to : the (3quth Buraia Road Board for their co-pperation, and ffnalij: to the County Cpuncil with a request fob their .approval and assistance in carrying it out. 2. Seeing that the amount of acreage benefitted in the South Rakaia Road District is much larger than that of the Mount Hutt District, the proportions in Which the expense should be borne Is—Mount Hutt, one-fourth ; South Rakaia, two-fourths ; and County Council, one-fourth.”

It was resolved to have the district brought under the Local Elections Act immediately. . A letter was read from, Mr W. Getard, of Snowden Station, asking the Board to have the road from tOjEedcJiff put in order, as there a considerable amount of After passing accounts amoiintm'g ,to L6O 6s, the Board adjourned. *

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MOUNT HUTT ROAD BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881

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MOUNT HUTT ROAD BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 493, 4 November 1881

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