The nrd'rtary monthly meeting of the a'"'»ve Bianl was held on Saturday, sth BHp-'-m&»r ; present--Messrs J. M Duxburj (diairuiHii), I). Hunt, W. Corrigall and J. C, Hay. An opolopy was received from Mr Menziee. The minutes of the prior meeting were read and confirmed. Correspondence was read — From Superintendent of Advances, asking if Board could postpone the £1000 loan for a time.
From Agricultural Department re gazetting noxious weeds.
From Mr James Pitcaithly, stating that he bad lost three caeks of cement from wharf shed, and asking if Board could take some steps tn improve matters.
Resolved that the Superintendent of Advances be informed that the loan would not bi required for six months or more.
Fome discussion too* place on Mr Pit caithly's letter. No decision was comi to in the matter. Several members thought the best, way would ba for consignees to takp delivery of their goods on arrival, as it would be impossible for the Board to get a care> inker to give delivery of tbe goods at any time at a salary the Board could afford.
The following tenders were eccept d for graes-seed on Board's roads:—Main ro n d. John Brown, £3 ss; R°ynish's road, J hn Brown, £4 5s ; Pettigrew's road, A Binr ton, £10 Is Gd; Purau track, A. Bam'oi £2 15s; Port Levy road, Knudsen Bros.. ss; Holmes' Bay road, J. Pitcaithly, lCs; Fern» hill road, J. Corrigali, £1 Is 6d; B, S, Bay's road. J. Corrigall, 10s.
Mr D. Hunt moved the notice of motion standing in his name, viz.:—That a general rate of half-penny in the £ be struck and oollected in the Pigeon Bay District, payable in one bum on the 14th September, 1914. Seoonded by Mr W. Corrigall, and carried. Mr Hay reported that twelve piles were required to fix up the wharf, besides braces.
Jtiesolved that the procuring of piles be left to Mr Hay to enquire and procure if price suitable.
The foreman reported that tince last meetiDg ttie Board's nin had been employed fixing up Cemetery road and cleaning water ,l tables. Kbv'h Gully road and Beach road had also been gone over, 60yds of metal having been put on Beach road. The men were now employed on Port Levy road clean, ing wtables and claying parts where required Two men were still on Menzies' Bay road, and would finish in about a week.
Mr Hunt moved, Mr Hay seoonded, that the following accounts be passed for payment —B. Kinghorn £5 93 9d, F. J Clark £6, E. Hay £20, W. Scots £6 13s. C. P. Kay £4 16s 6d, Syd. Pefton £3 ]6s 6d, A. Rf-.fton £10 4s, T. Quaid £9 J3s, W. Jnnes £17 10s, W. D. Wilkins & Sons £156.
The Board then adjourned till Saturday, 30th October, 1914.
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PIGEON BAY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4429, 15 September 1914
PIGEON BAY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4429, 15 September 1914
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