UPPER ASHBURTON ROAD BOARD.
A meeting of the newly eleoted Board was held m the Board's offioa, Tinwald, on May 27th, 1889. Present—Messrs MoLeao, Harper, Sargent and Stitt,
ELECTION OF OHAIKMAN, On the motion of Mr Harper, seoonded by Mr Sargent, Mr MoLean was again eleoted Obairman.
CORRESPONDENCE, The following correspondence was then read:—
trom the Reßldent-Englneer New Zea. land Railways ra the removal of Level Crossing, Winslow ; [stating that if the Board would consent to two of the oross* lugs being dosed, the railway authorities would remove the one as asked for free of oost. Held over for further consideration, as half cost of removal of the crossing would have io be defrayed by tho Longbeaoh Boad Board.
From sir William Home, agent for Mr Cunningham, stating that all Mr Cunningham's land m the Upper Ashburton Distriot, south of the Ashburton River, had been purohased by Mr Jno. McLean, and asking that his name be plaoed on the roll for same.
MrO BraddeU offering seotions Alford Forest road to the Board for gravel pit. It was resolved to leave the matter m the hands of the Chairman, Messrs Btitt and Campbell to consider the. offer with others reoeived.
From the Commissioner of Crown Lands, together with plans of seotions taken up on ihe de r e red and perpetual lease systems, and stating that certain soma of money were available for roads. Resolved that the Olerk reply that when the money was reoeived it would be spent on roads benefloial to suoh seotions. UNPAID BATES. The Olerk was instructed to sue without further notioe for all outstanding rates not paid bf June 7th,' BIVBB PROTECTION". Mr Sargent brought under the notice of the Board the matter of the rlrer protection at Oreenatreet. It was decided to ask the Oounty Council to proceed with the work immediately. SCHEDULE OP WOBKS, It was decided to call for tenders for the following works. Metalling somo 50 chains of the road from Hepburn's farm to. the Racecourse road, 12 yards to the! chain, Some 60 ohains of the Winohmore road i 4 yards to the chain; 40 ohainß of the accomodation road, leading from Mr Frieby's, Ashburton Forks, to the road I leading to Digby'a Bridge. Formation of Cross street, Allenton ; aud the cleaning out of Storm Water Channel at Mr Meginnes's. BBTIBING MEMBERS. A ballot for the retirement of two members next May, resulted m the selection | of Messrs Stitt and Campbell. ACCOUNTS. Accounts amounting to £14 lis 9d were passed for payment, and the Board adjourned.
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