The monthly meeting of tbe Okain's Bay Road Board was held on Saturday, the 6th inst. Present—Messrs A. T. Mason, A, H. Mcintosh, and A. W. Coffin.
The clerk read an apology from tbe chairman, who was unable to attend.
Mr A. H, Mcintosh was voted to tbe chair.
Tbe minutes of the previous meet ing were confirmed.
A letter was read from Mr C. E Kay, suggesting tbat as tbe £100 grant whioh had been applied for towards forming Kay's road had not been made, the £100 be bad promised be supplemented by the Board's £100, and this amount be spent in making tbe road fit for wheeled traffic.
It was decided that at present it would be impossible to get the labour for this work, but tbat an effort would be made after harvest to get it done, and that Mr Kay be advised to get his property inoluded in this road district
A petition was read from Mr H. Harris and several ratepayers asking tbe Board to take steps to have the re maining few chains of tbe Big Hill road metalled to the Le Bon's boundary. It was resolved tbat this question be shelved till next Board da; with a view to looking up the Aot as to tbe responsibility of neighbouring local bodies where special traffic is going through an adjacent district. Tbe clerk was directed to write to the Okain's Dairy Oompany and Mr R. Curry re removal of cheese casing and bay that bad been occupying the wharf shed for some time,
Mr Mason gave notice tbat be would move next Board day tbat the wages paid to the Board's employees be adjusted so as to bring them into line with those paid by other local bodies.
Accounts amounting to £43 03 lOd were passed for payment, and the Board adjourned,
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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3504, 12 November 1915