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MUNICIPAL.

Roman.--Last night's meeting was attended by Crs Duncan (in the chair), Mollison, Eraser, Wilkinson, Lindsay, Scott, Sim, Farley, Kerry, and Stewart.—The Mayor wrote stating that he would not be able to attend the Council'iiieetin;;, having to proceed U> O.miaru." -The Town Clerk wrote 'villi reference to repairing the roadu and fnolpalh:t in the Town licit leading to Koslyn, and .'dated lha.l flic City Surveyor had made a detailed estimate, of the cost of the, works, amounting to LSS m (id, which sum appeared ample For putting the roads in thorough repair, including necessary metal and Jabor ; also for providing for tarring and sanding the footpaths. -It was resolved that the offer contained in the town clerk's letter be accepted, subject to the work being carried out under the joint supervision of the City Surveyor and borough clerk.—Duncan M'Millan wrote claiming LG as damages for injury done to himself and horse owing to an accident which happened through the Council neglecting to keep lights on their road works. Referred to the Finance Committee to re- | port.—James Lillieo and fourteen other residents in Kaikorai wrote stating that a petition had been forwarded to the Governor praying that the boundaries of the Borough of Roslyn be altered and extended so as to embrace sections 8 to 15, Lower Kaikorai ' survey district; sections 1.">3 to 129, Wakari survey district; sections 105 to 108, township of Ilolyrood ; application 1,177 and sections 67 to 75, subdivision of Bush Reserve, block 6, Dunedin and East Taieri district. Received,— JohnM'Rae and thirtyeight other ratepayers petitioned the Council to form a street connecting the upper part of King street, Hawthorndale, to David street, Kirkland Hill. It was resolved that a deputation, consisting of the Mayor and Cr Duncan, wait upon Mr Bell, who owns intersecting land, regarding the matter.—The Works Committee recommended that Mr flill be offered 43 Od per yard for metal he had for his disposal; that five chains of the footpath on the southern side of Pacific street, Nevada, be screened ; that the Council's consent to a proposed deviation of the street line in Bishopscourt be not given until the conditions relating to new streets are complied with ; that tenders be invited for the supply of 120 yds of maintenance metal. Adopted.—The Finance Committee recommended that LlO be granted to the Roslyn Fire Brigade for the current year ; that the request of the Hospital and Charitable Aid Boards that payments be made at the same rate as last year until a new rate was struck be complied with ; that Mr C. Hill be paid the sum of LlO as a progress payment on account of his metal contract ; and that the burgess lists be not printed this year. The Committee also reported that the bank overdraft amounted to L 502. Adopted.—lt was resolved, on the motion of Cr Wilkinson, seconded by Cr Lindsay, to grant an additional sum of L 5 to the Roslyn Fire Brigade. South Dunemn.—A special meeting was held last evening, and attended by tho Mayor, Crs Davie, flallam, Fiddes, Baker, Marlow, Robertson, and Osborne, for the purpose of confirming a resolution to make and levy a rate of 0.l in the ,C on all rateable property in the borough ; to be payable in one sum on the 'Jith day of June, ISS'J. It was moved by Cr Osr.oKNj;, seconded by Cr Ciiktwin, and carried, that the resolution be confirmed. It was further moved by Cr Cuktwin, seconded by Cr Finnic, and carried--" That the Mayor and Crs Osborne and llallam sign the rate book, and that the common Heal of the borough be affixed."

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 7940, 22 June 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 7940, 22 June 1889

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