A STREET-WIDENING QUESTION.
DEPUTATION TO MINISTER PKOBABLE AMEKDI2EOT OF THE ACT. '.. A deputation from the City Council (Crs. Knight, Casey, Patterson and Macta y, Messrs Wilson and Bush) waited on#e Hon. Mr Millar this morning, and asked that Randolph-street, off Nevrtonshould be exempted from the protons of; seot i Oll 117 of the Public Works Act, 1908. Randolph-street is one of the oldest nieets in Auckland, and is only 33 feet .™ c - It is desired that some land ™via he ,cut up on one side of the weet, and through the section of the Act Kaerred to the Council cannot "rant the Ifnussion respecting a 33 feet road, deputation stated that the Council 'auised that the road could not be widj , they therefore asked permission "iieconunend the granting of the title. (the city engineer) stated that T J er cent, of this area was streets. iul iT* , ? ointed out to the Minister It had a good length, "to the gradients prevented it from 5 much used for traffic. ilie Hon. J. A. Millar pointed out that we - had to consider this TJ\° affeotin g the whole Dominion, M he suggested that the council should Provide that all buildings be erected not than 33ft of the centre of the m in which case he considered that trow 1 "^™ 1 was made again, it uma receive favourable consideration. 2* P r »fßed to bring the matter before coJeague. Mr. Millar also stated toL 3 ,iniea ded to bring in an .J""??""** of the Public Works Act SKiTf 1 f e CQm handing iISySSd " the caae of streets
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