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The ordinary monthly meeting of the i Wakanul Road Board was held on Satur- 1 day. Present — Messrs M Bruce (Chairman), J. Brown, W. T. LUI, and (*. Ooe« GOBRKSrONDEHO S. Letters were .cad (I) From Gommidatoner of Cro/rn Land*, informing the Board that Koaerve 1768 waa not vested In the County Council, and that It was intended to cut np tho reserve Into email allotments. — It wa* reßolved to reqneat tha Government to tike Kesorva 1416 for a village eettlenunt, aa the Board has opened a gravel pit m Reserve 1768— (2) From Me H. Frledlander m answer to the Board's letter re ploughing on the aides of the Oherteey road near Dandaa. «~The Surveyors were instructed to ace that Mr Friedlander leaves the ro*d m a p»Dper state.— (3) From Receiver of Land Revenue. J.he matter had been attended to. — (4) From Ashborton Ooanty Council informing the Board that the Oounoll had deolded to let the Board attend to the water race croealnga m the district -—It waa reaolvad on the motion of Me Brown " That to prevent any misapprehension tha Board thinkß it right to inform the County Ooanoil that the Board does not recognise the Wakanui oreek ai a water raca under the oare of this Board." (5) From the ason re bridges over Wakanui oreek — Received. (6) From Hampstead Town Board forwarding copy of reaolntlona passed In referenoe to the maintenance of the boundary roads. The resolutions were agreed to and the Chairman authorised to sign an agreement m oonjacction with the Chairman of the Hampatead Town Board. (7) From Under Seoretary for Public Works forwarding copy of proposed amendments to Public Works Act, . PETITION. A petition was received from a number of ratepayers asking that the tusßopks on the Wakanal township road should be cleared. Mr Leddy Interviewed the Board m support of the petition. — Ifc - F«a reaol^eid Jo_ _oall_lQE-tendßriior this work, and alao foe clenrlng the teaaooka. oft road from Ohailnz crogj to Pitta gate. WAKAKUI GREEK. It was reßolved, " That m the opinion of the Board, the only remedy against the Wskanni Crack difficulty, is that the same be prnclaimed a public water oourae by the Aahburton County Coanoil." It was resolved to instruct Messrs Wilding and L3wls to write to the mill ..proprietors and send the vlewe of the Board on the eubjeot, and inform the mill proprietors that the Board wishes to oome to some definite understanding with reference to the maintenance of forda and bridges over the Wakanul Creek. BIRDS' EQ(?S. It waa resolved to pay 2j 6d per 10J for birds' eggs and heads. TENDERS; Tenders were opened for reforming part of Dromore Road, and tbak of T. Blaokbarn, at 2a 3d per ohain, was aooepted. PAYMENTS After paßiing aoooants, thL Board adjourned.

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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1989, 7 November 1888

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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1989, 7 November 1888