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Mount Somers Road Board.

The usual monthly meeting of the above /. Board was held last Monday. ,'- Present:! Messrs Walker (in the ohair), Hood amd Chapman. The Overseer's report was read and - considered.—Resolved to call tenders for a supply of shingle to be delivered on the Alford Forest and Springburn Tramway Road.

Mr W. McClimont interviewed •the Board and asked for-an entrance to be made to his cottage.—Resolved that if Mr • McClimonfc will not-accept the pipes offered, the Board will give sufficient shingle to make an open crossing. - * Mr John Stephenspn interviewed the Board and asked for a grant in aid of a foot bridge which is Wanted on his road. —Resolved to give him £5 towards the * cost of building ihe subject to i the usual condition. , _ ~^

Graham and Simpson's Roads.-^TfioT Overseer was instructed to inspect .these roads, and report on them atr the" next s meeting. - ' c

CORRESPONDENCE. " <•-,--•; From Mr A. E. Peache, apologising for non-attendance. Accepted.—From the Treasury stating that : jbhe sum" of £217 a 7d had been forwarded to the Board's credit.—From Messrs Eeece and Sons re drainpipes.—Received. ! UNPAID RATES. ' *':, The Clerk was directed to notify; HlwV" all rates unpaid after the 30th April, would be sued for without further-notice. TENDERS. * ";■'- A tender was received from Mrs:A. A^ Wright, for the purchase of the cottage -~ for the sum of-£2lo.—On the motion of Mr Walker, seconded by Mr Hood, it .was resolved to accept the same. '*^ : Tenders were opened for the •rection of a fdot bridge over Bowyer's, Stream, and that of Mr John Hutchison, at £75 3a 6d. was accepted. „ , Tenders were opened JfoM drain on the Swamp K>ad near Mr'Efde'sV'but^they being considered too high ; the Overseer was instructed to call for fresh tenders. ANNUAL MEETING. Resolved that the next meeting of the Board be held on Ist May at 11 a.m., and the usual yearly meeting of ratepayers " be held on the san\e date at 1 p.m. „ - - ELECTION. , •-" Resolved that nomination for election be. on the Ist May, and * poll, if necessary, be held on the 7th May, 1890.;/ ■/,;* ACCOUNTS. ,■ " '--• V The pay sheet amounting to £60 3s was j passed for payment, and the Board ad- ' journed, ,-.-.'

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Mount Somers Road Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2398, 11 April 1890

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Mount Somers Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2398, 11 April 1890

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