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The first meeting of the new Board was held on Thnraday. Present: Measre Lyttelton, Mulligan, Striogfelbw and MoLean. An apology was leceived from Mr Coster. The Olerk took the ohair. On the motion of Mr Lyttelton, seconded by Mr Mulligan, Mr Ooner waa re-eleoted Coalman of the Board. Mr Lyttelton was voted to the chair. It was resolved that after the aooounts were audited the maintenance be analysed ■hewing contracts and extra works, tus■ocklßg, fenoing, etc , for advertising. The Clerk's report was read and conIt was resolved that notice be tent to Mr Galletley that Mr Beatty had requested to have the read opened leading to hie property, and that the same would te done. JReeoJvcd lhat the accouot for reforming and tusßOckiDg on Wakanui Boundary road be forwarded at once. Mr Beycraft wrote oovering cheque for tent of reserve and asking to be allowed to rent the old Pound reserve. Besolved that the reserve be not let, Mr .Cox wrote asking permission to erect a verandah and to put up gome kerbing. Granted on the usual conditiona. Messrs Holmes and Loaghrey wrote re tran*fe>B of land. Ihe .New Zealand and Australian Land Company forwarded a liat of Uutd sold *ad requested to have the game taken off the roll. Granted. The Crown Laud Department advised the sum of £59 16s lid, accrued money on sale of Village Settlement land* It was resolved that the Commissioner of Crown Lands be informed that the Board purpose metalling Hardy, Johnßton and Ulundt roads. Besolved to allow contractor Ready 9s 6d per yard for extra metalling on Mitoham road for eight chains. The tender of James Brown for blinding Meihwaring's road atla 10J d per ohain was accepted. Accounts amounting to £81 8s 8d were passed for payment. The members went ioto cemetery business. It was resolved that Mr Lyttelton should take Mr Turner's place on the subcommittee. Accounts lor £1 10s were passed and the meeting ad joucaed.

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2148, 11 June 1889

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2148, 11 June 1889