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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD.

The ordinary monthly moating of the * Wakiinni Road Botrd web betd onSatarday, Preaent —Messrs M Brao« (Chairman), W. T. LUI and J. Browo.WAK/VNXJI ORKES. Tba Chairman reported that a meeting ■■ had been held at the Oonnty Council offices, of representatives of the Oonnty "■ Council, Oanterbary Mills, and Wakanul Road Board, to dlsouis the maintenanoe of the bridges and fords over the Wakanal oreek, and from what bad transpired lie (the Chairman) had every reason to believe that the mutter would be arranged ' satisfactorily to all parties conoerned. ■ 00RBK8P0NDEN0B. ' Letters were read—(l) From Property Tax Oommisslooor advising the Board that the balance of subsidy for 1887*88 amounting to £31 6i had baen p»ld—{2) From Clifford and Fiizjarald asking for* an extension of time to December 8 for completing oontiaot on Laadley and Butterlok's road. Qracted.—(3) From. A. Mnlford re expenses for attending Ooart. The Clerks were instraoted to set into the matter —(4) From Mr A H, Palmer applying for the offios of Olerk and Surveyor to the Board. The Oletks were lnstrnoted to reply that the office Is not vacant.—(s) From Messrs Wilding and ' Lewis enolosing oopy of letter sent to Mr C. W. Tamer te Wakanal sreek qaestlon; BUBVKYOBB' MK)BT. The Surveyors' report was read as follows:— 1. Leadley's Road: The oontraotdr is getting on now with the metalling of this road, he haß been delayed a good deal by the bad weather, and consequently is over the. time allowed to complete the work, bat we would recommend that an extension of time be granted him. 2. Dromore Road: The contractor for re. forming part of this road is proceeding with the work m a satisfactory manner. 3. Obstruction on Smith's Road: A reaper and binder, which was left on the side of tbil road for some monthß, we considered danger* oub and had it removed to the Board's yard( and advertised for the owner. It has Binoa been olaimed and all expenses paid. 4. Maintenanoe Man: The maintenanofl nan has been engaged m filling m hole on Wilson's road, repairing water r&oo culverts, etc. Some of the roads on the plains whioh require patching and other attention will be attended to as Boon as Eilgour has finished what he is at at present, The diary is on the table for inspeotion. * The Suiveyors also submitted prellmi* nary report ou the state of the forda and bridges over the Wakanul oreek In the dlstrlot preparatory to a more exhaustive report, with ••tinntod cost.of repairs/ eto, needed at onoe, whloh report Is to bt. drawn up as soon as possible. BUCKLEY'S ROAD. It was resolved to call for tenders for forming part of this road from Seafield road to Innes' rotd. EESEBVB 2240. ' The Surveyors were instructed to get the fonoes of tbfs reserve trimmed and gome growing Inside of the road grabbed up. BATES. The O(erks were Instructed to give notice that all arrears far 1887*8 not paid on or before Saturday, Djaembsr 15, will be «Qf d for. TBNDBB3 The tender of Thos. Whlttlngton for grabbing tuisook on Christy's roid at 54 per obaln|was accepted. AOOOUNTS. After passing accounts the Board ad« jouroed.

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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2005, 5 December 1888

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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2005, 5 December 1888

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