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Wakanui River Board.

The monthly 'meeting of the Wakanui River Board ■ was held on Saturday. Present: Messrs Clephane (chairman), Brown, Johnston, Thomas, and Wilson. - CORRESPONDENCE. Letters were read—(l) From Mr S. Brown with reference to balance of rates owing by him.—The Board decided to take l*gal proceeding^ to recover the I amount.—(2) From Mr James Brown requesting the Board to correct the errors in the Valuation Roll with regard to the land" occupied by him.—The Chairman" informed Mr Brown that the Roll had been altered to agree with the 1888-6 Roll, and Mr Brown said he was quite satisfied to let it stand at that.—(3) From Mrs Gibson objecting to'her land being in the second classy (4) From MrW. Brown on the same subject.—lt was resolved that the Board cannot entertain the requests to have the; classification altered.—-(5) From Mr D. "Wilson asking, for certain alterations rto,be made on the Valuation Roll,/with respect to some of his land.—The alteration as asked was decided to be made.—(6) From Mr James Brown calling the Board's attention to the fact that clauses 62, 63, and 142 had not been complied with in confirming the special order for striking a rate, and asking the Board to give the matter further consideration. —After a long discussion it was resolved to take, legal advice on the matter. chairman's report. : Several recommendations in the Chairman's report that certain works should be carried out at the river were referred to the Works Committee. ACCOUNTS. ; Accounts were passed for payment, and the meeting adjourned at 1.30 to 2.15. The Board resumed at 2.30, when Mr Purnell attended. The objection to the rate asratinick were explained, and Mr Purneir gave it aB his opinion that as Section 62 of the River. Board's Act, which provides that 14 days' notice'must be given to each member of the Board of the meeting to confirm a special order had not been complied with f - the rate was illegal and could not be enforoed. -SPKCIAI, MEETING. / - Resolved, "That a special meeting of. Board be held on Saturday June 28th, for the.<gurpose of making a special order for striking a rate, and that seven days' notice of the meeting be given to each' member of the Board." ADVERTISING. It was resolved " That all notifications in connection with .the Board be advertised in the " Ashburtbh Mail. 1' SPECIAL MEETING. AT special meeting of the Board was held after, the above, when all the members were present. BALANCE SHEET. The annual balance sheet duly audited was read and adopted and signed by the Chairman. (t was resolved to notify *that the balance sheet is open for inspectionjat'the Wakanui Road Board office^'\ f I A I\" ■/-,

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Wakanui River Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890

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Wakanui River Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2442, 16 June 1890