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Caversham. The regular meeting last night was attended by the Mayor, Crs Wilson, Nutting, Roberts, Coverlid, Jones, Cole, Bridgman, M'Beath, and Baverstock. The Finance Committee reported that L 43 12s 4d had been lodged in the bank since last meeting, and recommended that L 59 Is 3d general accounts, and L 29 4s 6d water supply accounts, be passed for payment The Works Committee recommended the erection of the St. Clair lamps—two on the Forbury road (one on the south side of Allandaie road and the other on the south side of Edward street), and one on the south side of Victoria street, opposite Mr Munro’s property ; that twelve loads of rotten rock be placed at the junction of Beach and Victoria streets ; that Mr D, D. Macdonald be informed that the Council know of no agreement to make the footpath in front of Mrs Groves’s property ; that the footpath be repaired on the Forbury road from Macandrew road to Mrs Groves’s property ; and that Mr John Macdonald be appointed poundkeeper and ranger. The General Committee reported having accepted the tender of J, Ellis and Co., at L3OO per annum, for removing nightsoil. It was resolved to hold a special meeting on the 6th inst. to consider the advisability of imposing a sanitary rate of 3d,—The question of revising the by-laws was referred to the Works Committee.—The Inspector reported that the cost of forming five chains of footpath in Albert street would be about L 4, and it was resolved that the footpath be kerbed.—The Inspector also reported that 40yds of rotten rock are required to repair Allandaie road, and about 60yds for Sydney street. He also recommended that other repairs to paths are required before the winter sets in.—Mr Allan Johnston’s offer of 2s 6d per load for turf was accepted, the money to be spent on Baker street, where the turf will be taken from.—The St. Kilda Council wrote stating that they had been informed that the Caversham Council bad been removing material from Forbury road, on which St. Kilda had put a proportion of the cost. The letter was received.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 7922, 1 June 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 7922, 1 June 1889