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The us tal m nthly meeting of the Sooth Rakuia Road Board was held on Thursday. Present : Messrs Mulligan, Strlngfeiiow and McLean. An npology w*b received for Mr Coster's absence. On the motion of Mr Ktringfollow Mr Mullig >n took the chdr. The. Clerk reported on the various works carried out and m progress during the month. He asked for instructions re oailing for tenders for the maintenance of roads from August 10th, the present contraots expiring on that date. It was resolved to postpone oonsidera- / tion of the contract work till next meeting when there would be a fuller attendance It wia dacide ! to call for tenders for clearing the weeds etc., from the Tillage Settlement plantations m two oontracts, The Clerk reported that the accounts were now indited and tke same were laid on tb.9 table. Mr Kinaey wrote asking for the list of subscribers and amount of subscription* m aid of the Exhibition.— The Olerk to reply that no money had been oolleoted. A circular re tho rabbit peat was received. The Property Tax Commissioner forwarded declaration re subsidy. — There being no rate struck the matter needed no attention. The County Council wrote asking if any poisoned grain were required, as £11 5 b 6d worth was at the Ashburton Drug store for use m bouth fiakaia district. The s time body wrote covering a report on a Btorm water soheme for the dlstriot. The Wakanul Road Board wrote re aooonnt forwarded for work done on the boandary road, and asking for an amended one, as the County Council should pay for water race fords. The Olerk was m it rooted to apply to the County 0 juooll for the amount expanded on fords* The Olerk stated that he had forwarded an amended account. A number of ratepayers wrote ariring that the water trough should be removed from the present position m the township, as at present It onuses abstruottoD. -. ! Mr StrlugfeUovr gave notiaa of motion for next meeting, "That the sides of tbe boundary road from Ohertsey to Rale's ooraecbV repaired add tne water tables cleared out." Aco mats , amounting to £88 lOi 31 were passed for payment. Mr Brimeoombe wrote {n reply to a letter received from tbe Board. Consideration of same was deferred till next meeting. ' Tbe members then went Into oametery matter?, aad adjnarnpd. ;

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2165, 5 July 1889

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2165, 5 July 1889