The ordinary monthly meeting of the above V#^x> Board was held on Saturday, sth Juae.'MSlit Present—Messrs J Diubury (chairman) D 1 Hunt, J Pitosithly, W Corrigall and W''fit MeDzies. . "- , ' Zfiffl. The minutes of the prior meeting we»"fii§Ml read and confirmed. ■ f|f k ;ra Correspondence was read— -;>' '<V From Messrs Cunningham and Twlor jiving notioe of alteration in Holmei' Bs* h ' ' i'l iate for rating purposes; *. f '. Clerk to reply to earns. .«|p.,V From Under-Secretary, Wellington, re "f 1 tfenz.es Bay road, recommending that the . .1m •oad should be taken via Little Akaloa .id- , ,/ lie instead of Pigeon Bay. f ——' __ J»/'-
From Messrs Lvall Bros , asking for progress p '.vrnent of £10 on metal broken. lit Pitoaith'.y gavn notice that he would move at the next meeting ofthe Board that the (or em an furnish the Bard with a written report of the work done by the men daring each moith. Mr Hunt moved that the clerk obtain cost
Mr Hunt moved that the clerk obtain cost Of survey and constructing the Boundary rond between Mt Hubert County Counoii and the Pigeon Bay Road Board, and debit Mt Herbert with half c"et.
Seconded by Mr M»nssias and curiei?,
Mr Hunt moved that to various schemes in connection with Menzios liaj road being upset in various ways, arid the Board h&vin? done all in their power to get the road through, and spent a considerable amount of the ratepayers' money, that the Board tsko no further steps in the matter till the ratepayers interested come to the Board with some definite and leasable scheme in oonnaotion 'with same, Seoonded by Mr Corrigall pni carried. Mr Meozies thanked tbe Board for the oupport it had accorded him in trying to get t workable road. Mr Menziee moved and Mr Hunt seconded that progress payment of £10 be granted to Lyall Bros.
Carried, Mr Menzie3 reported that watfl' tables nnd culverts on Key's Gully road required attending to. ~..,, Kesolvdd that the matter be left in the foreman's banda to attend to, Mr Hunt thought tbe Board's men expected an increase of wagee owing to the high cost of living. Hβ moved that during the war tbe wa«es be Oβ per day, chaff allowance to cease.
Seconded by Mr Pitoaithly end carried
Mr Hunt moved a notice* be inserted in the Akaroa "Mail,' , stating that owners- of etook fourjd grazing on tbe roads after the 19th June' would be proceeded against or stick impounded.
Seoonded by Mr Pito&Hbly and oarried. 0|
Mr Pitoaithly asked that a few yards of soreeninßs or ehingle be put on Beach road 3 the road was very bad in wot weather.. j Resolved that the work be done. The chairman stated he had allowed the men off tor seven or eight days to assist in erecting a telephone line to Port Levy,
Beßolved ttmt the ohairraan's notion be ap proved ,
' It vrttH resolved that applications be called for poundheeper, applications to be in by nest Board meeting.
The foreman reported that during the i> onth the Board's men had been employed working on Port Levy road, and were now en day's run road oieaaing watertablea and ie» pairs The wharf work wan now finished.
Mr Hunt moved and Mr Pitcaithly seconded, that the following accounts be passed for payment :— J. Austin and son £G Os 7d, W. Innee £810e. Lyall Broa £10, B; Kingston £4 16s, Thos Quaid £5 Ba, Hollie and Brown £15 17b 3d.
Tbe Board then adjourned till Saturday, 3rd July, 1915.
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PIGEON BAY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3466, 11 June 1915