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ROAD BOARDS.

LE BON'S BAY.

Tbe monthly meeting of this Board was held on August 29th. PresentMr W. G. Dalglish in the chair, and a fall attendance of members.

Tbe previous minutes were read and confirmed.

Tbe clerk reported outgoing corres nondence, which was approved.

Barnett's Road—ln this matter it was reported that the necessary plans according to the Public Works Depart ment instructions had been made out, and were ready for signature, and tbat after the usual advertising bad been completed the work would be gone on. with.

Correspondence was read—

■> From Mr B Barker re old timber and iron from.the wharf 3hed, and as another application had been received it was resolved to put the lot up fo> auotion on the date of the gras3 seed sale.

Mr A. E. Haines enclosing one guinea, indebtedness to Board. From Treasury, asking amount of subscription to War Fund.

Tbe clerk reported having wired £65 7s 6d to Patriotic Fund and £14 183 6d to Liverpool Fund, From Mr J. H. Mcintosh, com plaining of stock on roads to the dan ger of children attending school.

In this matter the clerk was advised to write to the ranger.

An application was received for work under tbe Board, and tbe clerk was instructed to reply tbat when Barnett's road was begun more labour would be necessary.

From contractors on wharf road applying for payment.

The Boord expected the voucher at any time and could not pay out of tbe general fund.

Fi-om Department of Agriculture re gazetting spiderwort under tbe Act, 1906." Received.

Metalling on Wharf Road Contract —As the road bas been passed by tbe engineer and metalling wasto be commenced, the Board decided to appoint Mr H. Elliott as clerk of works to tally the metal.

Re McKay's Trees—ln the matter of danger to passers by and residents on the opposite side of the road, it was decided to get a legal opinion on the matter.

Re culverts on Dalglish's bill road mentioned at the annual meeting, tbe chairman was deputed to attend to the Birne, - Rate—Mr A. F. Leonardo, jr., moved the motion standing in bis name—"That a rate of 916 of a penny in the £ be struck." Secßnded by Mr F. G. Aldridge and arried unanimously.

t Foreman—Tbe foreman waiting on the Board, reported work executed last month, and received future instruc tiot a. He also reported having received the offer of a horse for tbe Board's use.

After discussion, the matter was left in tbe hands of the foreman. *

Metalling—ln the matter of metalling Dalglish's bill road and the Laverick'a road it was decided to go on with the former inviting spawling in three contracts, leaving the latter till next season. At tbe same time it was resolved to call tenders for spawling metal for tbe jetty road, arrangements for same to be made at tbe next meeting of the Board. Tool House—As the Board possessed no place for tbe storing of tools, it was decided to build a shed for the purpose, matters being left in the bands of Mr F 0. Aldridge.

On the motion of Mr F. Leonardo seconded by Mr J. Patter-en, Recounts to the amount of i'di Os 7d were passed for payment, and the meeting adjourned

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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4426, 4 September 1914

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ROAD BOARDS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4426, 4 September 1914

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