MOUNT HERBERT COUNTY COUNCIL
The monthly meeting of tbe Mount Her. Bert County Counoil was held on Monday in the Council Chambers, Purau. PresentMessrs O Bradley (ohairman), G Steele, L. M. Wilson, A. R Fleming, W H. Firmston, J. A. Gellety, and R Allan.
Mr Allan moved:- "That the road from Rapaki Reserve to the top of Pigeon Bay hill be, by special order, deolared the main road throughout tha county." Messrs Bradley, Allen, Firmßton, and Gallety voted in favour of the motion, and Messrs Fleming, Steele, and Wilson against. The nntion was oarried,
Correspondence was leoeived from the Hon A. L. Herd man regarding the employment of returned Boldiers.
The Counoil favourably considered the pro posal, and resolved to dispense with all sin. gle men in its employ.
From the Board of Agriculture suggesting that the children of the district should be invited to oollect grass seed growing on the roadsides, whioh should be sold for the ben c' fit of tbe Patriotic Fund.
From tbe Akaroa County Council regard ing the holding of a Peninsula carnival in aid of the Patriotic Fond.
The Counoil expressed itself in favour of the movement if it did noi clash with the Canterbury carnival to be held in February next.
From Mr I, Small. Governor's Bay, offering a strip of land for aroad to the beach for the sum of £25
Offer accepted. It was resolved to purchase birds' heads and eggs as in previous years. Tbe olerk was instructed to forward notice to all persons having gorse and broom growing on their road frontagee to remove it.
The financial statement showed a credit balance at the bank of £519 7s 3d.
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MOUNT HERBERT COUNTY COUNCIL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3495, 12 October 1915