AKAROA BOROUGH COUNCIL.
A meeting of this 'Co'-nnil wis It-M m
even'np; Present-: - Bis Wr,r ship tha \'.n: or and Crs. Gantrrjll, Fre'. ericksin, Vanfuoni, Munro, Fvfe, T. P?nliiiu •on.end Williams. APT, OY Cr Leete sent an opology for his absence CORRESPONDENCE. Inward correspondence was road - From Canterbury P&triotic Fund circaht re fund.
From the Underwriters Associations oh. j cting to certain electric l : ght fwiteheß The letter wis referred to the Lighting CornnuUce, A letter of resignation from Cr: Lewitt was receiver!. The Mayor expressed regret at Cr. Lewittv resia.Gßtion.
Tho resignation was accepted
Messrs T. Lewitt and F. Davis wrote to effset tha- thoy were giving up their half watt lamps. A Hacker's licence was granted to Jane Peters.
Applications for electric riower w<'-re granted to H. J. Bell, F. B. Dav'ea, C. Mann. A. J. Whitley, "Akaroa Mail," Mrs Riches. and Org Vangioni and Fyfa wero appointed to sign sama. Tha auditor, Mr A. W. fames, wrote objecting to tho delay in paying wharf dues into th 3 bank.
Resolved tho wharfinger's attention be called to same.
Cr. Leete wrote explaining action talfn in connection with th< breakdown of the gover nor at the power home. Resolved Cr. Lecte's aotion be approved. Mr Lane waited on the Council to discuss electrical matters.
In answer to Cr. Cantrell, Mr Lane said it would be a saving of 34 per oent of current to put half watt lamps in the streets. In answer to Cr Cantvell. Mr Lane also statedihat the modern metres were quite re. liable.
Cr Munro moved, when necessary, the water be cut eff from 2 am. to 8 a.m. each day, and that public notioa be given of same.
Seconded by Cr. Williams and carried
Or. Munro moved that Messrs Anderson Ltd be written to and asked for the price of a 30 b.p. oil engino.
Seconded by Cr Penliugton and carried
Cr Vang'oni moved the town clerk wiite for a quote for 100 half watt lamps and the price of metres etc. Seconded by Cr Williams and carried.
The Mayor moved the City Counoil be aekod re mot.es, cost of keeping up same ote.
Seconded by Cr Cantrell and carried,
An account from Mess s Craddock and Co, :re elentnc light wcs received; The'amount was £45 and every item wan given in detail. The account was passed for payment. A plumber's license was granted to Mr li. Domiell. WrmKs Committee; Or Fredericksen. chairman of the Works Committee moved the adoption of the follow ins report. Kince last meeting tbe metalline; of Smith Street has been oompleted, the foreman is now putting in a watertrough at Mr Mo i Nabs, Gr.-han Vulley, and an additional one inch pipe at Mr Penlington's, Permission to ersot two buttresses to strengthen the con* Crete retaining "wa'l in Smith Street bas bee obtained from all parties interested in the estate of t 0 late Mr B. L. Leli»vre, and tho work will hr> taken in hand without furth'-.r d»!ay. A couple of hands should now lie put on tc olear the streets of weeds and grass. An application from Mess's. Walker I Fro* Builders, for additions to the "Widows" I B'wrlingbouso. aceomp mied hy plans ar d f?!j(!f'ifica'.ioris will be sulirnittei to the Conn *" oil for approval The Works Committee having approved of Fame.
Seconded by Or Cantrell and carried FINANCE IVEFOIIT.
Amount received since last meeting, eleo trio current £290 17s Id ; rates, £12 0s Id ; electric connection. 5s 4d ; drrainage 10s 6d ; hawlcsr'H licence, 3s; rent, 12s (3d; total, £310 8s Gd.
'fink account—Electric light Recount loan -"count. No '*. £32 4d ; distr ct fund a-iconnf;, Dr £837 13s Bd, oash in hand £37 18s 3d
Accounts amounting to £91 14s were for payment-.
It was left to the chairman of the Raserves Comnjitteo to esse the foreman about repairing the Akaroa lawn tonnis courts.
Cr Fyfe moved the owner of the property, "The Willows," bo asked to pay for the pipes put in Smith street at tha request of Mr Fergus.
Beoonded by Cr Frederickson and carried. The moved Mr Shsphard be ssked tor £25 promised ff>r Smith street. Seconded by Cr Frederickson and carried. The meeting then terminated, DOMAIN BOARD.
A meeting of tbe Domain Board was then held. Present—Tho same gentlemen, the Mayor in t be chair, Mr Cantreil withdrawing
Mr F. A. Hahn's tender as caretak»r of the Domam at £40 a year was accepted, he to fign schedule of duties.
Mr Vangioni, on behalf of tbe Committee, rep >rtod that sevoral trees would be out out. There were ,1 number of pinus insignus branches which should be cut oft', and several blighted trees above the-oak3 which should be cut down. They had decided to leave the macrooarpa herlee till nest March, when the tap wonM bo down. Ha moved tbe adoption ci the report.
Seconded by Mr Munro and carried
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AKAROA BOROUGH COUNCIL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3498, 22 October 1915