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ROAD BOARDS.

AKAIJOA AND WAINUI

The ordinary monthly meeting of the Akaroa and Wait vi Boad Board was held at Duvaucholle on Saturday. Present—Messrs G- Armstrong *(ohairman), D McKay, W. W. Williams, p.nd W. D. Maophail. The of the Board reported concerning the hours worked by the Board's men or. election day. The cba rman said the Akaroa staff worked intil. 4 p.m. Mr Maophaill said the Wainui men worked fall time, Mr MoKftjr reported ihat Daek informed him that he and LeCointe knooked off at midday us at the previous election. Hβ had received authority in writing from Mr Armstrong to ttvke a half holiday and charge full time.

Mr Armstrong, said be di d not remember s/iving the authority. Mr ManphaiJ raoved that Daok be asked to produce Mr Arm etrong's letter. Seoonded by Mr Williams and oarried. The Public Works Department wrote rewarding the grunts for GougV" «w* Hicknry Bay roads.

The chairman ,-sai 1 h.? had unable to vieit the toads wit h the foreman to see what metal was require d and what it would cost.

The Publio Worm Department wrote giv ing authority to go on with the erection of the German Bay wbnrf road. The ohairmata moved and Mr Williams eeoonded, tenders be called for the construe tion of tbe wallaa lording to the specificatione

approved by the Department. The engineer reported 101 cubic yards of concrete, including cost of boxing, ware re quired besides repairs to 1 chain of rubble wall and 20ft Din glszsd pipes. lUAHA BEVERASCE. A, deputation from the Wrirewa County CouneHfetfasisting of Messrs J. F. Buchanan J. O. Coop, T. Thompson and J. Chapman waited on the Board with regard to the Board's metal loon, and the allocation of the metal loan necessary on account of the Fuaha Severance. Mr Coop said if the metal was put on the Pnaha dietriot roads the Wairowa County Council was prepared to pay for the same, but thought tho Board should not expect the Council to pay a proportionate share of the loan if the roads were mt metalled out of loan money. The clerk then read the loan proposal from the Board's minutes of March 12th, 1904. Inoluded among, the roads to be metalled out of loan money were:—The Terawera Vnlley road, boundary of road district to junction of Harman's Track and Montgomery road estimated length 86 chainß, cost £301; Vanßtone,s road, 23 chains, cost £51; Paweon's Valley road, 34 ohains, cost £85' The chairman pointed out that all these roads might not have been metalled out of tho ban, as there was not enough money to do all the roads proposal, The loan was for a term oi 26 yeare, The olerk read the Act dealing with such unexpired loans in the case of severance. The Act, as he read it, stated that the portion of the district severed must bear its proportionate burden ol the loan until it ex< pired. The clerk also pcinted out that the Fuaha ratepayers had voted for the loan, and knew there was only £400 spent in their district, while their proper snare \va3 £600 of the loan money. Mr J. F. Buchanan handed in a letter from the Board's solicitor, the late Mr G, Harris, who stated that the Board by Orderin Council c nl'l alter the portion of repay me , tof th? ii for any portion sev-red. 'Ihe ciia in H'uvi d cnnsDfC'.iioii o i>f r- ; .jue'.t of re.ii :!■■■! thu liabili ,v of ttv W»i : r wi» 'lUiity Council be held over until next

mew.ing. Secj ded !)■■ Mr MeK.iy find curried, The clerk po nted om that ihi , rue f om the rtmsuii) r• -f 'hn It'n.d Ji<.-ar>' Disir.et would pay Din -uteres; a id finking fund of t.|. Ji nn. us the rnlealili- value of the p.oP"My Hi it d'str rt hud ir'cr< astd. F- BEMEN'a BKPORT.-i. " Sine- liiPt, meeting most of the work has hten done on Buckland's road, and we have finished thf> new stone wall, alto metalled 1 about th co chains on that road. Have re--1 oeived the jarrah timber ordered, and ioirted it rff the wharf into the Council !,yard.— W. yimrlljolt " ' "H>4ve . tin *o king on Kossn ronr 1 . r \r,'v i iiiß .oil , . ; n-l p'l.Mi'p v.a! r:s!i ! iF -nit 1 bJiti ' nr» .-Mfiii on (!:i!!tl.! ;y roar!, v.hkh \v«s g. i/t'f , !.' v,r]/ iiph vi.ii fooi-e jnttal S-ome-i one Jitt* buim , pi;l oi tlic Lu?h up llnv Valley rnari on t , " right side l! the roid, whiuti *.-? Ji' c fiheltfr from the south west, ■ and it wouM bs a pity if it was destroyed — i Atnib ." rnol'i. ' ' Smcfl jtur last mettii R nil the timp has j upen put in b.». ali'n=? nn tal in French Ffttm i T itn.t! iay (]• arry aud tb, mn i »-i(5 on iiav 'fii , •f- H " ! FJKANCfi REPORT- ■ Etceipts giduh ifcst n.eeting, £53 2 9d; Jr. iaancr,6Sb7 15i 3d; accounts pEp =ent<?d, j≤22.8 4s 4d ; cueh in hand, 183; total d:-, £1051 Iβ 7(1. iVTf M Kay said 'the foreman (Mr W. mv ulbolt) )ad tateJ that the oruaber would be i (isaintr over to Lβ Bqn's Bay, and bad asked if it wou d not be viae (or the Board's men to spawl some metal on the Board's i horae paddock. Hβ moved tha , . he metal <)fa epawled.' i\ ti:/iondi-d by Mr Williams, aud cairitd. '. Ate U Kay said he had boi.rd onnip aints . that t Ha"- rvnd wn« ov.rgrown wii)i "v , ; : #v Jin m; v d Mr Williams in -p (t i. rofl'i, ,<itid tiaM3 it c eared if i-a i) .. > ! ' ' Ma jjhtiil, fti'd cW'i cl. . . t ? : iifij'.'Urn d 10 S-i-U'd-iFi

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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915

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ROAD BOARDS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915

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