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ROAD BOARDS.

OKAIN'S BAY.

Tbe monthly meeting of tbe Okain's Bay Road Board was held on March 11th Present—Messrs J R Tbackar (chairman), A T Mason, A W Coffin and Molntosb.

Gorrespondeqoe was read from tbe Public Works Department in reply to Board's inquiries as to responsibility of local bodies for use of roads in ad joining districts. It was arranged that a deputation from this Board meet tbe members of the Leßon'e Board to discuss tbe question as soon as convenient for both parties. From Mr A T Mason, ohairman of the eohool committee, complaing that a leaky whey shoot caused a nuisance endangering the health of tbe children Tbe chairman reported tbat th« directors of the factory had attended to this matter and tbe danger was averted.

From Messrs Joynfc and Andrews,

Spancer Wells and Arobibald Ware asking for alteration in tho valuation roll, and the dark w>is instructed to miku the r-qwreri alteration?!; also to mq'ii<-e at the Valuation Office with regird to an error in area of Mr A., H Melntojh'e property. I

Tbe clerk reported that Captain I Hempstalk had asked if the Board could supply two iron tram rails for tbe inner end of the Little Akaloa wharf, and he bad sent round two from Okiia's to repair the same. This action was approved Mr Mcintosh reported that 16ft of drain pipe were required for a culvert on the Little Akaloa Main road.

The cierk was instructed to order same

Mr Coffin reported tbat Mr Pidgeon wanted to know if the Board would put metal on Coronation Bridge, as in frosty weatber the planks were very | slippery, It was hardly thought the stringers warranted this course, but it was deoidedjthat as soon as the sur facemen were available the faulty stringers be renewed. He also thought tbe surfacemen should see to the water tables and culverts on the Big tlill Road as as soon as the valley road is done—Agreed to. It wa9 arranged to allow tbe clerk £5 a year extra salary on account of travelling expenses.

Accounts ammounting to £32 15s 2d were passed for payment, and tbe Board rose.

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ROAD BOARDS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 17 March 1916

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ROAD BOARDS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 17 March 1916

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