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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS.

The various reports to be submitted at to-morrow night’s meeting of the City Council contain the following sentences The Works Committee recommend that Messrs M'Gill and Thomson’s application for permission to erect a double two-storey building be granted ; that the application of Mr J. Brown and others for an extension of the sewer up London street be declined, as the channel laid is not suitable for sewerage; that the Council contribute one-third of the amount necessary to put the Eglinton road in repair as shall be determined by the City surveyor and the borough engineer. The City surveyor has been instructed to repair the footpath in Athol place; to act in accordance with the building regulations regarding the Buckeye Harvester Company’s application to erect a building in Bond street; to straighten kerbing in Cargill street; and to act regarding the drainage from the Grey Valley Coal Company s premises in Rattray street. The applications of Messrs G. Lawrence (on behalf of Mr J. Whyte), Woh Sing, J. Collins, W. Winton, J. Core, A. Hunter, T. Donlon, Dr do Zouche, and Miss Gebbie have been granted; Mr H. Davey’s application declined. Mr D. Waghorn’s tender for tarring bridges at Water of Leith and Logan Point has been accepted. The Finance Committee report having passed municipal, water, and gas accounts for payment. The Water Supply Committee report having granted a requisition for fencing wir,e wire netting, staples, timber, etc., for maintenance at the Silverstream water-race ; and that Mr J. E. Hellyer’s tender to erect a workshop for LlO4 Ds has been accepted. The Reserves Committee report having instructed the City surveyor to act, if he thinks necessary, regarding the head gardener’s requisition for pickets, paint, etc., for the Botanical Cardens. The Gas Committee report that, in considering the question of gas supply to the forthcoming Exhibition, they think it necessary that the Cumberland street main (which would have shortly to be laid to supply already existing wants) should be immediately proceeded with, so far as is necessary to perfect tbo supply to the Exhibition, and the Committee therefore recommend that they be empowered to carry this work out. Several unimportant matters are also detailed in the report.

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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS., Evening Star, Issue 7930, 11 June 1889

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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS. Evening Star, Issue 7930, 11 June 1889

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