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Wakanui Road Board.

The monthly meeting of the Wakanui Road Board was held on Saturday. Present: Messrs Bruce, Brown, and Leadley. - ■ ' . ; . . ' * ;: : CHAIRMAN. - . " Mr M. Bruce was re-elected Chairman of the Board. ; CORRESPONDENCE. ; Letters were read—From Mr G. Coe, resigning his seat 6ii J the Board. The resignation was accepted, and the Returning Officer instructed to take the necessary steps to fill the vacancy.—.From the Returning Officer notifying I the \el6ctioir of Mr G. W. Leadley as a member of the Board for No. 3 Ward.—From Mr James. Brown, enclosing an amount of 13s 3d due toalad named Lyons for birds' eggs, but which had not been called for.—lt was resolved that the money be held by' the Clerk till called for. surveyors' report; ' . The Surveyors Report was read as follows:— .••"..'., ' \ Wilson's Road.—Parts of this road below Mr W. Jamieson's are getting very much cut up in the centre. We would recommend that from 10 to 15 yards to the chain be put' on the crown. ; Drainage, Brown's Road. —We are having this work, as passed at last meeting, carried out. . Bridge, Beach Road.—The side rail of the bridge over the mill race on the Beach Road was broken by some person. We have, tried to ascertain by whom it was done, but can hear nothing definite. The damage has been repaired. Maintenance.—The maintenance man's diary lies on the table for your inspection. Clause 3.—Mr Leadley informed the Board that one of his teams going home the other evening had bolted and done the damage to the bridge. ! The report was adopted. i cochrane's road. i The Surveyors were instructed to report on the drainage of part of Cochrane's road between the Wakanui and Beach roads. RATES.It was resolved to notify that all outstanding rates will be sued for after July sth. The Clerks were instructed to place a list of defaulters on the table at next meeting. J GORSE ON ROAD 3. Resolved—" That Mr E. J. Fooks be I appointed to serve notices to land ' to grub up and remove gorse etc, growing ! on roads." The Surveyors were instructed to have the gorse on Stanley road opposite R.S., grubbed up, and charge the owner of the .section with the cost. ACCOUNTS. After passing accounts the Board adjourned.

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Wakanui Road Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2436, 9 June 1890

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Wakanui Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2436, 9 June 1890