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The adjourned annual meeting of the Wakanui Road Board was held on Saturday afternoon.' There was a fair attendance, and the chairman of the Board (Mr C. W. Wood) occupied the chair. The chief business was to formally adopt the balance-sheet, which was done on the motion of the. chairman and Mr F. Fi-ampton. There were no tags. Mr J. Cairns congratulated the Board on its efforts during the past year in clearing gorse on the roads}, and -^expressed the hope, that. it: would continue to use ■ its-'best'endeavours to clear the district in ihe future. In that respect only the Board had a big work in front of it. Ordinary .'-.Meeting. The new Board then met. There were present Messrs €. W. Wood, F. Frampton, J. Bruce, W.- Anderson, and T. Buckley. Mr Wood was < elected chairman for the ensuing year. Mr J. McCrory, of.'Pendarves,'wrote drawing the Board's attention to the bad state of the road leading from Selma's Corner to the Fairfield Road.— It was agreed to call tenders for shingling the road. ' Mr Wm. Rankin (Pendarves) wrote, asking for permission to plough . gorse on the sides-of Hhe road by his property.—Permission granted. .: A notification regarding destruction of .small birds was received/-frbm tlie County Council and its contents noted. The following transfers were granted subject to the usual conditions:—From W. Houston to J. Eden, pt. Lots 3 and 11,. Pt R-S. 22897 and 14857, 75 acres 1 rood 18 perches; from -W. Houston to H. F. Nicoll, pt. Lot 11, D.P. 237, lI.S. 16887, 18 acres; from J. H Muirhead to M Kissane, Lots 108-115, 118----22, 125-50, 163-69, and 77-8, D.P. 1483, at Fairton; from T. J. Hampton to Jas. McCormick, Lots 6 and 10, D.P. 147, R.S. 25224, 25267, 402 acres- and 17 perches; from Hugh McOosker to Oyril Rickard, 167 acres, at Riverside. The overseer's report regarding work necessary to be carried out was considered, and it was agreed to do certain repairs. The report was then adopted. In accordance with notice of motion, Mr Frampton moved that a general rate of 5-16 din the pound be struck and levied on all rateable property in the Board's district,, for the period commencing April 1, 1914, and ending March 31, "1915." The motion was seconded by Mr Buckley and carried. It was agreed that the Board make a tour of inspection of the district.' . Accounts amounting to £48 9s Sd' i were passed for payment.

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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8858, 8 June 1914

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WAKANUI ROAD BOARD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8858, 8 June 1914

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