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Mount Somers Road Board.

The usual monthly meeting of the above Board was held on Monday June 2. Present — Messrs Peache (Chairman), Walker, Edsen, Chapman and Syme. After the minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed, Mr Peache was re-elected chairman. The clerk reported that Messrs Edson and Syme had been elected members of the Board. The overseer's report was read and considered. l'\)ot Bridge ovor Bowyer's Stream: Tho contractor asked for a fortnight extension of time to complete this work, which was agreed 10, Alfonl forest Main Road : Resolved to repair this ltoad near Mr \V. T* Smith's. Oorso on roads: The overseer was instructed to see that the gorse growing ou the roads was removed. Uncoiledod rates : The collector was instructed to sue for outstanding rates, COUItK.SVOXUfiNC'K. From Messrs Friedlander Bros asking for curtain alleralioi I to be made to the roll.—Agreed to. From Mr .R. O.rponclalo, asking the Hoard to open the road neat his section 2801-1. —Left with the overseer to arrange. From Mr .!. 11. Ross asking the Board to hand over to a local Sports Committee the A 1 ford Forest Recreation reserve. Tho clerk was instructed to reply thai the matter woidd be considered. Mr ,7. Brewster interviewed the Board with respect to the boundry fence between his section and R.S. Y6'fi. Mr BrewsLer was informed that, the Board could do noLhiiii,' in tho matter. Tondevs were opened for shingling a portion of (Graham's road, and that of A, Harvey was accepted at la 2id per yard. Accounts amounting to £80 8s M were passed for payment and the Board adjourned.

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Mount Somers Road Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2443, 17 June 1890

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Mount Somers Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2443, 17 June 1890

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