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BOROUGH COUNCIL.

, — » The ordinary meeting of the Borough Council w&s, heid on Monday evening* Present—His Worship the Mayor (pre^ sidina;), and Crs Friedlander, Cuthbertj son, Bird, Paul, and K'eir. ; ,■■ •■ . „ ■ , JFIITAN.CJ}. ' ; Tlie Mayor reported the debit balance; at the Bank to be £1362 4s, and that the income from all sources during the fortnightly period had been- £24. CORRESPONDENCE. ; Mr Alfred Harrison wrote regarding the placing of life buoys at the swimming bathij. The letter was received, and left hi the hands of the Engineer to ascertain^ cost. . 1 ENaiNEEEs' REPORT. * The Engineers' reported as follows : 4 ; The Labour; Gaiig have been engagedsin forming Grigg street and Cox street WestJ carting soil, repairing plantation fences} planting willows m riverbed, «fee, clearing side channels of weeds, watering streets! attending to water supply and sundry maintenance work. : Goncete CJtannelling. —The contractor is now repairing the kerbing . and channelling damaged by frost, and will commence the remainder of the channel^ ling directed to be done m a few days, ; dogs, < Thg Mfty°r desired il\e. Council to dra\f th,e attention of the police to the large number of unregistered dogs at large xk the district, and it was decided to lay the matter before the Sergeant of Police^ j; STREET WATERING. I Cr Friedlander moved that the matter of watering the streets from the water cart, and bringing down a supply to fill the cart from pipes be remitted to tlie Works Committee. The motion;, waV carried. • ! '!■■ S '; / ASHPHALTING.. t V : Cr Keir moved t^hft woiion of whiolt he had given ncs&e/lo asphalt the portion of, Kiist the.JPost Office to tlie old Town Hall. He estimated; Hie colt to be only £36. ... | Or Bird sec6hiied,land the motion wis supported by Crs Brooke, Paul, ®as-. bertson and Friedlan,de£ ij^cl oarMaJ, unanimously, "<r : ' '' ;, ' *- ETC. I ' Several, borough licensbs were granted, and accounts to the amount of £89 ■yifefa passed for payment, after which tl|e Oowwtt adjourn^

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BOROUGH COUNCIL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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BOROUGH COUNCIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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