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EDEN TERRACE ROAD BOARD.

!i meeting, of the Eden Terrace Road Boird was held last night Present: Messrs. B. McElwain. (chairman), W. H. Haslett, ,»na H.-Clayton. Electric pght—An offer by the City "Council to supply*-electric energy in the Eden Terrace district was deferred untl' there was a fuller meeting of the Board.

Greenwood-street.—P. Kotley wrote, pointing out that Greenwood-street had been made' it a cost of £500. of which £100 was subscribed by the property owners .anil £400 was borrowed upon a . fpedal rate.. Tie writer suggested that the.time jad come trnen the road should : ii '.taken',over by the Board. Tlie ChHir•Bahsaid'rt seemed unfair to charge Green-wood-street ratepayers a special rate. It was time the street was taken over by the Board. On the motion of 'the Chairman, ft was decided {hat the special rate in Creenwood-street he not collected, pending farther, action by tte Board. Mr. Kpedding wrote, re the need for forming and metalling the lower portion of Greeuwood-street. Tie writer stated the work cocld be done tfor £28, and he lad collected sufficient to .enable hta .to be responsible to the extent of £14.—The Chairman said there Tonld stfll be the cost of lowering the tai mains and -water pipes. Tbere would also be needed a retaining -Ball n't two »ecji<ras. Mr. Spedding, who was present, po&ited out that the work had been promised -without any contribution of £14. He offer was made to get the work underiiken. Before ..the winter set In. It was fledded to- get an estimate of the cost of -lowsrin.s. the gas mains and water

Alexandra-street—.Mr. M. Coyle chair.ttiuvof • the ITt Albert Eoad Board, with Mr. Elllsdon, waited upon the Board with ttgui to Alexandra-street Mr Coyle jointed out,that Alexandra-street "was in Mt Albert, hnt by agreement Eden Ter- . rtceiiroiild collect tie general rale and Jud the amount over to the Mt Albert ,»» rl - He said ln three years the JTt. lUtot Board had spent £100 on Alesandrafom. >ow Eden Terrace wanted to take P]M We rates, and leave Mt Albert to administer the road.—Mr. McElwain said TJe proposal was that each Board should ate hah , the road. Mr. Coyle sugcested • wit tie line should be put in the centre of. the wad. Mr. McElwain pointed out Jmt as, louses were built extra rates were ""^J , "! «°m Alexandra-street by the Mt. ;-Wwt Board. Mr. Coyle said he was quite -•.content for an arrangement for each Board w< take half the street n r for either .Board to maintain the street the other • »e»taj to pay half the cost as shown .'.jMonchers submitted. This course was . HfM npon.

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EDEN TERRACE ROAD BOARD. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 83, 7 April 1909

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