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ROAD BOARDS.

——_4 LE BON'S. At Saturday's meeting of the Board |Mr W. G. Dalglish (chairman), 3. P. Pettersen, A. F, Leonardo, jr., F. 0. Aldridge, and A, A.i Macphail attended. I The previous minutes were read and confirmed. Correspondence was read—• I From the Board of Agriculture, ask ing the Board's advice on the matter lof enforcing all or any of the provij sion3 of the Noxious Weeds Act in | part or the whole of the district. Tbe Board resolved to advise tbe Department that in its opinion the Act should be stringently enforced throughout the whole district. . From Meares and Williams re making the necessary application to tbe Governor to close the roads in Barnett's exchange ' From County Council re its consent in the same. The Clerk stated he had followed the solicitor's instructions. From J R. Thacker re big motion re altering the motor bylaws. He bad personally seen the members, who were quite satisfied with bis connection in the matter. From Akaroa County Council in reference to noxious weeds in the district Tbe Clerk was instructed to reply in terms of tbe resolution above men tioned. From Canterbury Automobile Asso ciation, asking if in the event of sign boards being arranged for Le Bon's district, would the Board undertake their erection. The Board was willing to allow tbe Association to erect tbe sign posts at their own cost. From County Clerk re private crush ing accounts. Tbe Chairman stated the crusher would visit Le Bon's in three weeks or a month's time, and be and F. C. Aldridge were deputed to arrange about horses, drays, and firewood. Mr D. McLeod had interviewed the chairman over the Jetty road metal, stating it was too soft, and offering to get tbe quantity at another spot, Messrs Leonardo, Patterson, and Aldridge were left to make the arrange ments with authority to offer a certain price per yard. Rates.—With regard to outstanding rates, it was resolved to give notice that 10 per cent, penalty would be added to all rates unpaid by March 20. An application for work from J. Nelson was left over for the present. Main Road.—As parts of tbe Main road were getting rough, it was decided to get those portions blinded and tbe Bide channels cleared. Motions of Sympathy. Mr F. C. Aldridge moved a vote of sympathy with Mr VV. F. McCullough on the accidental death of bis son at Stratford, and with Mrs H. Elliott on the death of her husband. Seconded by Mr A. F. Leonardo. The members made kindly reference to the assistance of the late Henry Eliott to the Board in its early and troublesome days aud to the valuable work of Mr W. F McCullough up to the time of bis leaving the district, The motion was carried in tbe customary manner. * • The following accounts on the motion of J P. Petterson, seconded by A A Macphail were passed for payment :—C Petterson £2 9s, Stev.Stew art, £5 2s 9d, Valuation Roll £1 5s 0, Forbes Ltd £3 9s 6d, E Prebble £2 14s Bd, Wm Crotty £4 4s, F Elliott £2 15s 4d, Jarry Timber Coy £20 13s L. Vangioni, 19s 3d.

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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915

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ROAD BOARDS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3403, 5 March 1915

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