DEVONPORT BOROUGH COUNCIL.
The Devonport Borough Council met last might. Present: >ll<Ls .Worship file Mayor (iMr. W. 'Haudley), and Councillors Timewell, McLenn, Osborue, McOallum, J.I. Wilding, G. iMoKenzle, Craneh, Fronde. (Bylaws.—A letter was received from th-e Council's solicitors regarding the powers of tbe Council to mneud .by-tawa. It was resolved fliat n special -meeting be held that day week to confirm the by-laws, and thuit a public -meeting a anonth later be called in connection therewith. Roslyn-terrace Gas Mains.—-The secretary to the .Auckland Oas Company wrote statlug that the question of lowering the mains In Uoslyn-'terraee would receive the engineer's attention.—The letter was received. ■Stanley ißay Ferry Service.—'Correspondence in regard to the Uuru running to Stanley Bay was received. A discussion which ensued Is fully reported elsewhere. 'Stanley-terrace.—A letter was received from Mr. G. Sanders asking the Council to commence the works In Stanley-teirace before the winter comes on. It was resolved to Inform Mr. 'Sanders that the work would be put In hand at the earliest moineut. Cemetery Reserve.—A discussion on this question of the terms upon which tne reserve should be leased to the Waiitemata Golf Club Is reported elsewhere. Wagonette Cliarges.—A. complaint in reBard to the extortionate charge of a wagonette drive was received. The matter Is reported elsewhere. "Finance.—The report of the Finance nnd Legal Committee recomniemd'ed, Inter alia, that the sum of £4SS 7/4, charged 'to the general Account in error, be transferred to the credit of that account from lohu- account; that rates amounting to £51 18/3 be written off; 'thnt the question of superannuation be referred to the Incoming Council; that the accident insurance and public risls be placed with the New Zealand Accident Insurance Co., Ltd.; that buildings hi course of erection and future permits for Grove-road be withheld until consent Cc obtained from property owners to necessary conditions; and thnt 14 days notice be given to ratepayers whose rates are In arrears. The report -was adopted.
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