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The monthly meeting of the Harapstead Town Board was held on Friday. Present: Messru Fawcett (Ohalrraab), Hunt and Andre wo. A letter wag read from the Wakanul Road Board agreeing to the resolution passed by the Town Board re boundary roads, und desiring that an agreemont ba drawn up and Bigned. The overseer's report was re&d and m reference thereto the olerk was directed to make enquiry as 10 the ranger's power to prosecuto the owners of trespassing and straying cattle. It was aleo resolved that the^ ranger hay» the driving fees. The vVorkß Committee reported that thoy hud fonnd that the road leading to Lancaster's slaughterhouse had not been dedioated to theTßoard, and that the latter oould not, till this were done, undertake any works on the road. la regard to the boundary road the only work reoommended was the filling up of hollows and the construotion of a ford. The comocittoo recommended that work on the road at 'Netherby, bo carried out at onoo; it would oost from £12 to £14. A reoommondation was also made that footpath on South road should be shingled before winter. It was resolved that the Board could not legally expend funds on the road to Lancaster's slaughterhouse till it was dedicated. The opinion waß also expressed that the work applied for would be of bo |

, benefit , but when the ftoad was dedicated c tho first aix or seven ,ohaine would bo formed, with a footpath on one side, i It^waa roaolved that before winter a t ooup'e of da; a 1 work be done in making ' a ford and filling hollows on Boundary 1 road. Any farthe- expenditure was ooni atdered unnecessary on aooonut of tho en- ; oroao'imflnt of the river, and the faot that I tho opening of the slaughterhouse road , would meat all requirements. Tho olerk i waa Inatruatcd to give notloe to a land owner to clear gorao off thiaroad. The formation of William street, Notberby, vfai dlreotedj to bo gone on with at onoe. It wao resolved that thejßoard's oottage ba offered to tho Overseer at 2a per week, Mf Andrawa to have neaeaaary repairs done. Xfc wao resolved that the largo etonea bo removed from the footpato on tho Wakanai road, »d4 that tho footpath on South road be ahlnglod; It waa teaolvod that ut aomo oonvenlent time Geoen Lane ahoald bo reformed, with a 6ft foo.palh on one aldo. The Olork waa inatrcoted to obtain 50 dog collars, and after paaalng aooounta for payment the Board adjourned.

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HAMPSTEAD TOWN BOARD, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888

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HAMPSTEAD TOWN BOARD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2004, 4 December 1888

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