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Mount Hutt Road Board.

The usual monthly meeting was held qn Thursday last, Present—Messrs McMillan, Cameron, and Hibbs. Mr Browne interviewed the Board, regarding the water race crossings between Highhank and Oorwar, The Board resolved to accept Mr Browne's offer to repair the fords for the sum of £2. Mr Baker asked the Board to repair the West Coast road, and to have the boulders broken near Mr McCrenor's ; the Clerk was instructed to report on the matter. Mr Baker also asked the Chairman to call a meeting to explain to the ratepayers the intentions of the County Council regarding- the wator races. lij was. dqcide.4 to let the matter stand over to the annual meeting. It was decided to form about 20 chains of 1 the Pudding Hill road. Mr Black's tender at 5s per chain was accepted for this work, and his tender for repairs on the Chertsey road was also accepted. Mr D. Cameron pointed out to the Board that there was no road through TLM. 2535,3. It was resolved to write to the Commissioner o£ Crown L.ands on the matter.

Correspondence was read from Mr J. Ingrain r« timber, received from the Ashburton County Council enclosing forms of returns required, also jn^king enquiries ' c poisoned wheat supplied by the County Council last winter. The Board had received the poisoned wheat too late to give it a fair trial. From the Returning Officer appointing Friday April 25th, as a day for nominations, and Monday May sth, the day fop election of two members. From Mr Thomas Moreland re state of roads round his property, the Cierk was instructed to write and explain matters to Mr Moreland.

Accounts amounting to £18 15s 3d were -passed for payment. The Clerk was instructed to forward the account for repairs to the Rakaia Gorge cuttings to the Ashburton County Council. .

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Mount Hutt Road Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2408, 23 April 1890

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Mount Hutt Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2408, 23 April 1890

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