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COUNTY COUNCILS.

, 5 MOUNT HERBERT

Tbe Mount Herbert County Council met on, "October 5; present Messrs 0. Bradley (chairman), A. R. Flem iDg.H. Field, L, M. Wilson, Q. C. Manson, I Hunter, P. Batoford, and R. Allen .

A deputation from tbe Lyttelton Borough Council waited on the Coun oil regarding a road from Beacb Road, Purau, to the Diamond Har bour Estate

After consideration it was decided that the (ouncil should adhere to its previous route. A petition was received from the residents of Governor's Bay in refer ence to the Dyer's Pass Road. Owing to the probable formation of a new road, it was resolved to repair the lower portion at a cost not to exceed £20.

On the motion of the chairman it was resolved that the Government should be urged to impose a War Tax, to meet the heavy additional expenditure in dispatching troops to the Motherland and elsewhere, and that all county councils should te reauested to assist in that direction.

s Mr Wilson reported that the Port Levy members Lad met the Pigeon Bay Road Board regarding the for mation of a new road connecting Pigeon Bay with Port Levy. It was decided to. proceed with the work forthwith if labour is procurable.

The clerk was instructed to write to all persons having gorse or broom growing on roads fronting their pro party, requesting them to clear it without delay

Messrs Fleming Bros, wrote offering to dedicate a chain road running through their property., Toe offer was accepted on the usual terms. / •

The financial statement showed a credit balance at the bank amounting to £610 7s.

Accounts amounting to £150 13s were passed for payment.

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COUNTY COUNCILS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 16 October 1914

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COUNTY COUNCILS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3446, 16 October 1914

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