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Upper Ashburton Road Board.

The usual monthly meeting'"^"thisr Board was hold iv tho■-Board's .office, Tinw.'ild, on .Monday, September' 29th, 1890. Present—All members.! The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. „ . . / ' U l Correspondence waß readas folluws :— (1) From the South Itakaiai Jload Board, asking if this Board -would join m spending about £4 to lead the storm water that comes down Mitcham' Road and runs through the Chortsey township into the gravel pit.—Resolved that the Clerk write htiiting that this Board are willing to pay (2) From R, McDonald, statins; that Sections 2H6lb* and 20655, and Sections 2 to 4, Reserve 1769, about 407 acres, had been taken over from him by Mr G. >3cott,; Chcrtsey, and asking that his name be r placed on the roll for same.—The Clerk was instructed' to make the necessary, alteration, (J>) From the Commissioner of Crown Lands, stating that there waß a road laid off across the river bed'above Greenstreefc to connect with the roads each side of the river. (4) From Mr William Mitchell,. re Andrew's poisoned wheat, and 'soliciting an order for same. This being a County Council matter, the Board could give no order. (5) From »;he Receiver of Land Revenue stating that the sum of £83 5s lOd had been lodged to the credit of the Board at the Union Bank of Australia, being thirds; of {receipts of deferred payment and: perpeoual lease lands. (6 From the Commissioner of Crown Lands forwarding plans for the Board to! mark the roads which they intended to improve, and which would be of benefit to the selectors of deferred payment .and j perpetual lease lands. i It was resolved,,to call for tenders to ' make a fair wheel track on the south side of the South Branch- Ashburton River, sixteen feet wide, from the river to the junction of the Hackthorne Road with the river bed ; also to make the cutting passable on the north' bank near the immigration cottages, and a ford across the cifeek at the bottom of the cutting. Accounts amounting to £6312s Qd were passed for payment.

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Upper Ashburton Road Board., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2534, 3 October 1890

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Upper Ashburton Road Board. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2534, 3 October 1890