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The business of the ordinary meeting was then proceeded with. CHAPMAN'S GREEK A letter was read from Mr til. Chapman, In reply to one from the Omnoil, In reference to , the creek through his proparty. This matter has been before the 0 mnoll on several oooaslons, After a long diaocasion It was resolved " That the widening of the old channel be carried oat unless Mr Chapman will indemnify the Council rgilnst any olalms for damage arising from the constiuoiion of the new ohanel." BRIDGE. The Longbeaoh Road Board wro»e requesting that the bridge over <ha WheatBtone drain at the junction of the Terrace road be redeoked and handrails eraatod on both sides of the bridge It wa» resolved that the work be undertaken, CULVERT. The Longbeaoh R.jacl Board aaked that a water race oalvert, which they stated was too small, oq Terraoo roud should be taken op and eight inch pipes substituted It oppaars that the present opening la larger than eight inohea, bat only half a chaiu wide. Thi* the Engineer stated waa ample wldih for all traffic, but he Bag,ea;ed that it might ba advlaable to have a oouplo of ralia at onch end. The Engineer's suggestion was agreedto, WAKANDJ CREKK. Tha Wakanal Road B >ard wrote stating that It did not reoogniee the Wakanui Creek as a water noa under the care of the Board, Mr Wright stated that an informal meeting had taken place on the subject between representatives of the Oouucll, Ro»d Board, and the mill proprietor. As some proposal was likjly to be made to the Council ha aog^ested that consideration of the letter be defemd. After »n irregular discussion, farther consider* ion of the lotter was deferred. WATBR RACKS THROUGH GROWN LAND*. The Commissioner wrote io reply to the Oouooil, fltailng that|lf a lithograph were forwarded to him showing the position of water teas constructed through Grown L»nds he would communicate with the Minister of Lands with -a view to tbe Oounoll being recoopsd for thilr outlay. It was, resolved that the matter bo attended to. (Mr H. Friedlander here took his Beat ,) m KiAS The Government wrote Btatlng that m future a bonus of 6J each for kea*' beaks would be given, provided a sub-ldy of s similar amount wete provided by tha local authority or by private subscription. The Council decided *n give a subsidy of 6d each for all keaa destroyed m tha county. TREBPASS ON RESERVES. la view of the recant Information for trespass on a plantation reserve, which broke down on account of lha authority to the police to proceed not being m duo form, a reaolution drawn up by the aolioitor authorising proceedings In such oases, was pasaed and the Chalrmao waa authorised to attach the asal of the Oounoll to all documents required to give effect to the resolution REBERVB AT TINWALD. It was resolved to ask theTinwald Town Board to take charge of the reserve near tha Saleyards, but not to let it. It was further resolved to put up a board notify. Ing that horses must not be tied to the fee 03. DOG COLLARS." The tender of J. Heseltlne was accepted for a supply of dog collars. After the transaatlon of routine business the Council adjourned.

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ORDINARY MEETING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 28 November 1888

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ORDINARY MEETING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 28 November 1888