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Roslyn.—Last night's meeting was attended by the Mayor (Mr A. P. Begg), Crs Duncan, Mollison, Fraser, Scott, Lindsay, Sim, Farley, "Wilkinson, Stewart, and Dalziel.—The Works Committee recommended that, with reference to the suggested improvements on the Belt footpath, an application by the complaining person to the City Council would probably have effect; that a ditch be cut on the Waken road, and a culvert laid to convey aDy water down tbo Broughton road ; and that the clerk be instructed to write to tho Taieri County Council that; with reference to the proposal to extend the boundary of tho borough on the Kaikorai Valley, this Council would offer no objection to the boundary being extended as far as the bridgocrosaingtheKaikorai stream. Adopted.— The Finance Committee recommended that certain names be placed on the burgess roll if the statements made were found to be correct, and reported that the overdraft at present amounted to L 368. Adopted.—lt was moved by Or Wilkinson, seconded by Or Lindsat, and carried—- " That a committee, consisting of the Mayor, Ors Fraser, Sim, and the mover, be appointed to ascertain as to tho practicability of procuring metal from the Corporation reserve, or from any other available source within the borough ; also as to tbo cost of procuring and working a eteam orusher at such quarry."—lhe Mayor said two oopies of the new Charitable Aid Bill had been received. After speaking at eome length on the provisions of tho Bill, he moved—"That in the opinion of this Council tbc Hospitals and Charitable Aid Bill proposed by the Government was on the whole a great improvement on the present system, but the constitution of the ' controlling Council' was not at all satisfactory, and they should be bodies representing the contributing districts." Seconded by Cr Duncan and carried unanimously.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 7964, 20 July 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 7964, 20 July 1889