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MT. EDEN BOROUGH COUNCIL.

A meeting of the Mojmt Eden Borough Council was held last night, under tbe presidency of the Mayor (Mr. O Nicholson). There were also present: Councillors Tunks, Davis, Yates, Woolley, Boss Potter, Hooton, and Jackson.

Eden-side-road.—lt was decided to Inform the Takapuna Jockey Club that on payment of £100 the Council would accept the dedication of Eden-side-road, off ValleyRoad.

New Water Supply Scheme.-—The Town Clerk of Parnell -wrote, asking if the Council would appoint a delegate to attend a conference of the proposed new water supply scheme for the, suburbs of Auckland. Councillor Potter was accordingly delegated to attend the conference and report to the Council.

Cromwell-street Footpath.—On the request of a resident, it was resolved that a footpath should be formed forthwith in Cromwell-street.

Good Friday Tram Service. —The Council granted the request of the manager of the Tramways Company for permission to entirely suspend 'the tram service on Good Friday, to enable the employees to go to the annual picnic.

Disrneli-street.—A request was received for a footpath and lamp for Disraeli-street. It was decided to grant the lamp, and refer the rest of the petition to the ward members to report.

A New Road.—With regard 'to a letter asking the Council to take over a new road formed by Mr. Wells, near the Three Kings, it was resolved, on the motion of the Mayor, that the Council's seal should be affixed to the dedication as soon as the road hnd been completed to the Council's satisfaction.

Request Refused.—The Council resolved to refuse the request of the City Council asking them 'to contribute a share towards the formation and repairing of Bostonroad.

Arch Hill Gully.—lt was agreed to share the cost of cleaning out Arclj Hill gul'y.

Proposed Swimming Bath. —A letter was received from Mrs. A. Brown, who was willing to sell a section of land for the building of a swimming bath near the Mt. Eden School. Mr. Nicholson said he had worked out that the cost of the baths would be £700 or thereabouts, and they could be run with a margin profit of 30/- a week. It was resolved that 'the Counqll should visit the suggested site, and invite the School Committee to accompany tliem, and 'that the City Council be approached and asked whether they would supply the water at the same rate as for street purposes. If the scheme was carried out, said the •Mayor, none of the ratepayers would begrudge an extra penny in the rates.

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MT. EDEN BOROUGH COUNCIL. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 76, 30 March 1909

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