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SYDENHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL.

, The Sydenham Borough Council met yesterday evening. Present—The Mayor (Mr J. Hadfield) and Crs. Cutler, Day, Forrester, Jones, Sim, Taylor and Smith. The.Finance Committee reported that the receipts for the last fortnight were £383 2s 10£ d. Accounts to the amount of £98 9s 43 -were passed for payment The credits of the Trust, Interest and Loan accounts amounted to £5308 14s 7d. The general account was in debit to the extent of £3657 9s 2d. The report was adapted. The Works Committee recommended that £65.should be paid to Mr J. A. Seabourne for .the dedication of the.part of 'his land; required to straighten Brougham street; also that the tenders of Mr H. J. Shaw, £13 4s per gross for the suDply of bass brooms, and of Mr J. P. Queeree, £6 5s for tae supply of dot? collars, should be accepted. Arrangements had been made with the representative of the borough on the Drainage Board, whereby he should try to arrange with the! Board to enable the Council to deposit the borough nightsoil on the Board's reserve. The report was adopted. • Mr R. Young wrote, resigning his ■"osition as councillor on account of his leaving Christchurch.

Cr. Jones proposed a motion to the effect that the co-operation of the local bodies should be sought for the purpose of procuring efficient electric power and lighting, a high-pressure water supply, and the control of other public services. The motion lapsed for want, of a seconder.

Cr. Jones moved that the Christchurch Gas Company be requested to state when they intended to modernise the present, lighting arrangements. Carried. The Council then went into committee in the question of the acquiring of a site ior the deposit of nigntsoil. _~"'

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SYDENHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL., Press, Volume LVI, Issue 10514, 28 November 1899

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SYDENHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL. Press, Volume LVI, Issue 10514, 28 November 1899

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