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ROAD BOARDS.

LE BON'S BAY.

The ordinary monthly meeting of the Le Bon's Bay Road Board was held at the public hall, Le Bon's Bay, on Saturday, wben there were present —Messrs W. G. Dalglish (chairman), F. Aldridge, F. Leonardo, and A. A, Macpbail.

Messrs T. W. and B. Barker, con tractors for tbe wharf road, wrcte asking for a progress payment of £50.

The cierk reported tbat tbe Public Works Department bad not forwarded the first £50 for progress payment re commended by the engineer and forwarded to tbe Public Works Depart ment, Messrs Barker Brop. bad about a fortnight or three wetks yet on I he wharf road itPpi'ovpmoct coa° faf, a.rjd the job was thixe parts doua,

It was decided to again apply to the Public Works Department, and lo communicate to the engineer (Mr T. W, Wilkins) regarding a further application for another progress payment of £50.

■The Audit Dppartaient forwarded the audited balance s-beet.

Tbe Valuer-General wrote ie p*y ment of subsidy.

Tbe estimates for tbe ensuing year were then considered.

The c!eik prepared the following e?timafe3 for the year, 1914 15: — Receipts. £ Kent-?, pubsWy, etc 200 Bate 9 16d in the £ ..." ... 468 Total ... £668 Rate U \a tbe £ 625 Total £825 Expenditure. £ p. a. Maintenance of roads ... 265 0 0 Annual recurring expenses 106 0 0 Harriett's road 100 0 0 Metal account 162 10 0 Wharf shed repairs ... 20 0 0 £G6G 10 ' 0 It was , estimated also tbat tba ijo.ard «would spend £50 on (he Laverick'a road, and £50 on Dalg Hub's road. Mr Macpbail said be thought the Hoard stould increase rate to in tbe £ so as to do more to tbe outside roads in their district.

Mr. Leonardo gave notice of motion that he would move at the next mpei , . ing of the Board that a rate of 9 lG f, in the £ be struck

Mr Macpbail gave notice of motion that a rate of ?£d in tbe £ be struck.

It was decided tbat tbe clerk should enquire re tbe metalling on Laveiick's and Dalglish's roads, and ask the Akaroa County Council wben tbe crusher could go over to Le Bon's Bay and break 1200 yds. Accounts as read were passed for payment. It was decided to give tbe auctioneer instructions to sell the cocksfoot on roads in the Le Bon's Koad Board district in September. The meeting then adjourned. >

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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4415, 28 July 1914

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ROAD BOARDS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4415, 28 July 1914

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