The Parnell Bdnragn Council met list •Xening, ..Present: Messrs. G. W EfflvK*JßPi W. "Johns,. W. Tbdro- *?\ J W5* ndon .< F - Fltt, (J. Foster, and R; B. Brlggß. - i • _Tram Section.—The Auckland Traiiaw&yS Company; replying by. leter to. a , deputation from, the Council requesting the extension i- iS* j^4 y section from Garfleld-street to St. .Stfejihen'S-avenhe, jiolhted oht' that this was hot bj any meads ,the Shortest section, on,. the. system, and, further, that it wag one of the most 'expensive to work, owing to the Steep gradient. In view of all th* circumstances, the general manager regretted he could.not see* hli way fo grant the application.. The letter was received. Punakitere.—Tßie Ranglbra Timber Cotiu pany wrote with 'regard-to the Punrikltere timber queatldh, asking that the Council reflleve tht company .of * big loss which It I was .In their power to. prevent.; It. w'aii-de-cided to point blit to' the eoinpa'ajr that in ea*y solution of the* difficulty wohld be for them id purchase the timber when offered by auction. -~!.■' . . .Pomt i Resolution.—th response to a letter from the CrOwh Lands Department, the Council decided fo execute the .lease- of the Point Resolution reserve as deleted. .'.,.. . Subsidy.—The secretary .to the Treasury Intimated that the Sum of £191 5/. being subildy under Section 73 of "The Municipal Corporations' Act; 180B," and section 8 ot "The'Appropriations-Act, 1003," had, been retained by the Treasnry in. part payment of the siiiti of £203 3/ recoverable Irofci the Council."'''"' _'"■'■' ''7 ■ " '"•"•' -'•'••-•« -'■
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