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ROAD BOARDS.

LE BON'S BAY,

Mr W. G. Dalglish presided over a full meeting of ihe Board on Saturday last Correspondence was read - From Akaroa County Council asking if Board would be ready for crufher in three weeks As this date was quite unsuitable, it waß resolved to advice the Council thßt arrangements could not be made till after grass

seeding, ' From J Nelßon aeking for further lea=e of Board's cottage for 7 years, agreeing to ereot a deoent fence.

On tbe motion of Mr A F Leonardo, fu-con ded by Mr J Petfersen, it was deoided to grpnt ft seven years' leasa From I) McLeod asking for a progress pay ment of £20 on his spawling cmtraot

The Board's foreman asked |le«ve for a ftw wr-cke during shearing

On the motion of the Chairman, seconded by Mr J Petter.-en, it was unanimously decided not to grant the r quest, as leave for grass seeding in always given From "Akaroa Vfail" notifying alteration ot date in the weekly advertisement of road closing

Received, the Clerk to attend to same From Canteibury Automobile Association re road and bridges. Received

From Treasury re amount of rate tubsidy'. £117 2s lid Received

From Baiker Bros asking for balance of account of £158 10s 61 on the wharf con tract—Tbe Clerk stated that no advice had been received from the Publio Works Depart, ment, so Board on account of deiay resolved to pay out the balance due on the road for mation, and also tbe fencing if up to epeeifi cation Three pipes left over were purchased by the Board at 8s each Banker— It was resolved that the-ranger's services be dispensed with as from Novr 7th

Re 'he metal on Government bridge, it was moved that the metal'be removed An amend ment that the metal remain where it is was lost anrl tbe resolution eventually carried

Mr W O'Connor »sked for permission to use parts of the water tables on Laveriok's road for drinking places for his cattle, provi dfid a free flow of water was not interrupted

It was decided to allow the use of a wooden drinking trough He also asked for screenings to bn placed on tbat portion of Back road be tween Petersen's and Syme's gates Granted Applications were also received for hay on portions of Back road—Left over til! some later date

- The Chairman reported advice had been re ceivad by him re the trees on main road, and the Clerk was instructed to notify Mr Leon ardo, sen, of the same

J<-tty Road Metal—Resolved that 200 oubio yards be spawled It was decided that applications would be called for the position of ranper

Hill Road Metal—A propsal to procure 180 cubic yards was negatived, as the Board's funds would hardly allow of it

After passing accounts the meeting ad journrd

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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3450, 6 November 1914

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ROAD BOARDS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3450, 6 November 1914

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