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CITY COUNCIL.

ijf The usual meeting of the City Council « was held last evening, and attended by; S His Worship the Mayor, Cre. Reese, Kiver,; E Lambert, Crooks, HosMags, Vincent, , f Bowman, Prudhce, Louisson, Bennetts and 1 Price, I An apology was accepted for the absence I of Cr. Ayers. f The financial statement for the fortnight 4 showed the receipts to have been .£2740 1 16s 84 general account, £56 19s 3d sue-' \ pense account* 4113 ISs 6d special drain* j age account, and JJSOQ sinking fond acI count. The amounts passed for payment I were J82051 9s oil general account, and ? JSI6B 19s suspense account. The credit balance at the bank was JE2IOB 63 Id. . j Z The Miyob reported concerning the en-, f forcement of the by-laws, and he referred] i to the bad practice of smoking which was? I indulged in by seme of the people in the $ pit of the. Theatre BoyaL He suggested' if the passing of a resolution asking for g police supervision of that building. The Chxietchnrch Poultry Society wrote * requesting the patronage of the Mayor and I Councillors at the opening of the annual show on Wednesday. Granted. Leave of absence was granted to Cr* I Prudhoe for five weeks. I The Cily Surveyor recommended:— I 1. The granting of the Avon Eoad Board's 1 request on the terms of their letter, which f stated that the Board would contribute 2 £50 towards the cost of putting down a ri concrete side channel on the East belt. ■ 1 2. The new street lamps contracted for I were being erected. 3. The new firebell Ti had been hung at Lichfield street station. '\k It had been tried, and was distinctly heard « on. the North and East belts and at the 1 back of the Boyal Hotel. 4. Tenders were I invited for buildings at the new cemetery. ~ I 5- The delivery of -broken metal for roads _ f woild be completed during , the week. 6. J '"" I* Beocenmended that the Council should! 1 undertake the supervision of. certain works " \ requested by the Drainage Board, at a P&y*g *V meat of S per .cent, on the annual expense t of doing the work. Adopted. , "SI s Superintendent' Tartan reported &"$] I the quarter the Brigade fc*d A§|

Btended nine fires in buildings, one chimney, Band two false alarms within the city, and Bfourteen fires outside the belts. The report I stated what fires were the most serious ; ■that two men had been laid up, and that I repairs had been effected to the engines. I Received. I A resolution by Cr. Lakbebt to remove» I the urinals petitioned against was lost. A 1 motion by Cr. Hosktng to remove al I urinals was withdrawn in favor of th« I above. On the motion of Cr. Cbooks I seconded by Cr. Pbddhob, it was decided I that a return should be laid on the table f showing the total cost of the urinals and lithe cost which, would be incurred by rePmoving them to more suitable places. I On the motions of Cr. Vincent, it wai Sdecided to give forty-eight hours' notice U Sthose who were fined for erecting sign. I boards without permission to remove them; 'failing which the Council to remove then] at the offenders' expense; the design of thi City Surveyor for verandahs in the innel? area was approved, and the Works Committee were instructed to sign certain conTOn Cr. LotrissOK's motions, the Surveyor was authorised to lay informations where necessary; and it was decided tojask mc General Government to close Govern-! Kent offices on the 22nd July, the day of mc general elections, and in the event of &c Government complying, the Mayor to • £k the citizens to recognise that day as a general holiday. gThe matter of obtaining police supernsion for the Theatre was, on the motion IjH Cr. Vincent, seconded by Cr. Eeesßj KBferred to the Mayor. Council then went in Committee to Consider by-laws. '

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CITY COUNCIL., Press, Volume XL, Issue 5865, 1 July 1884, Supplement

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CITY COUNCIL. Press, Volume XL, Issue 5865, 1 July 1884, Supplement

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