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« The usual monthly mooting of thl • Board wna hold on Tauroday. Present— Messrs Mulligan, S rlngfallow and Tarnei Mr Turner occupied the ohair. An apolog; . waa reo Ived fir Mr Lyttelton'a absence. The Clerk reportid on the vatloui works carried out during the month, anc ototed that some of the gorse contractor! h»d not, and did not intend, finishing thei contractß. It WBB resolved that the Board nhouU put on Jabor Bt ouoe to oomplete thi boundary read oontract at the coat of thi contraotor (Oronin), as he had failed tc oomplete tho work nooordlng to epeclfioa tiou and instructions ; &Ibo th*t 10 d..yi notice be given to T. lanes to cbmpleti his gorae cutting coutruot or It wiuld b( cancelled TheObairman reportt d thattho following tenders had been accepted daring the month : — Fencing yard, Qreenaway, at 8s lid per ohain ; fencing gravel pit, Greeuaway, at 3* lid per chain ; grabbing gorae about township, J. Bdmioorabe, at £4 5s ; grubbing gorse and outtlnp fences at Cherteey, W. Shannon, 2i 4d pel chain ; shingling nn Ohertsay boundary road, M. Shoohan, at ll£d pet yard. The action of the Committer m accepting tenders was approved. , Correspondent was read— (l) From Q. Shellook, poundkeeper, atiklng for written authority to Impound atook from off bll toads m the dlatrlct; Consideration held over till next meeting.— (2) From J. Qretnivray asking permission to out grass seed on three chain road and offering onefourth of crop In payment; Offer accepted, — (3j From F. Windsor asking if ho might out aeed off the roads. Resolved that notice be pasted tt-»tlng that offers for catting grass seed would be received np to the 16th when they would bo oooaliered by the Bjard.— (4) From the Ashburton Drug Company, aaking for testimonial as to the result of their poisoned grain used last eoason. As thore was only a small attendance the matter was held over till next moetlDg. — (5) From I. Moodle, asking what waa to bo done with regard to the oroaaloi/ he had mnde. The lottbr was referred to tho Committee who afterwards met and examined same, and found that part of the pitching would have to be relaid and some ten loads of fine shingle applied. -(6) From Mr J. Gardiner accepting £10 clear for land for a gravel pit, The Clerk reported that he had had same fenced off. — (7) From H. Ratter asking for road near hla house to be reduced at the aide. The Clerk was instructed to sou Mr Rutter and allow him to improve tho eutranoe to his property at his own expense. — (8) From the same complaining of gorse growing on tho footpath. Received, and it was resolved to send out notloes to occupiers of land to clear the gorae off, the same to be advertised, — (9) From Charitable Aid Board covering statement of aooounts. It was resolved to defer consideration of proposed alterations iv Pabllo Works Aot till next meeting. It war. decided to increase the premium for small birds eggs to 2s per 100, Accounts for £186 Is 7d were parked for paymont and the meeting adjourned. The members thon met as a Cemetory Board, and after passing accounts adjourped.

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2008, 8 December 1888

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2008, 8 December 1888