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Mount Hutt Road Board

The usual monthly meeting of the above Board was held on Thursday, August 14. Present—Messrs Cameron, Brown, and Hibbs. In the absence of Mr McMillan, Mr Cameron was voted to the chair,. Letters of apology for absence were read' from Messrs McMillan and Johnston. It was decided to call for tenders forj repairs to the West Coast road, Broompark' road, and Highbank road ; also to have repairs made on the Chertsey road. Mr Knight applied for permission to put up posts m front of his store for tying up horses.— Granted. It was resolved to give notice that contractors would not be allowed to camp on i the roads without permission of the Board. , Tenders were accepted for the following works : —Railway road, Blackburn Bros, at 3s per chain for formation ; Alford Forest road—re-shingling, J. Black, Is 5d per yard. The consideration of the tender for making ford and drain on Gunn's upper road was deferred. The i question of ,re-shin«ling the West Coast '■•road and repairs on. the Back Track was held over. It was resolved to repair the ford on the creek near Mr Gunn's. Correspondence was read—From the Sydenhain Borough, re rates on reserve —Received. From the Ashburton County Council, re shingle reserves. Id was resolved to ask the County Council to plant reserves 1395! and 34324, From the same,, re storm water on the LyndhurstCairnhrae road. The clerk was instructed to supply the information required. From the Treasury, advising payment of balance of subsidy—Received. From the Chief Surveyor, re Black -Hill TrackReceived. From W. Gerard, covering rates. Resolved that receipt of Mr Gerard's letter be acknowledged. It' was decided to invite tenders for for leasing the Recreation Reserve. Accounts amounting to £2018s 3d were passed for payment.

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Mount Hutt Road Board, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2494, 18 August 1890

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Mount Hutt Road Board Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2494, 18 August 1890