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Port Chalmers.—The meeting of the Council was held yesterday evening; present the Mayor, Crs M'Kenzie, Watson, Pedlow, Gardner, Murray, Putnam, Read, Millar, Pullar, Perry, Mitchell, Schumacher.—Messrs Macgregorand North, on behalf of certain residents in Mansford Town, gave notice that a petition had been presented to His Excellency the Governor for the incorporation of that place with the Borough of Port Chalmers, and that fiftyeight persons had signed that petition. The letter was received. The Finance Committee recommended payment of accounts amounting to LOO 17s sd. The state of the funds in bank on August 1 was as follows Debit general account, L 524 19s 2d; credit water account, L 428 2s Gd ; debit, LOG IGs Bd. Accounts to pay, L 99 17a 3d. Total debit, LI9G 14s Id. Receipts from July 18 to August I, L7O 14s lOd.—The Works Committee reported that the tender of Mr Budge had been accepted for quarrying and breaking 100 cubic yards of metal at 3s Gd per cubic yard. The inspector of works with his staff had completed the asphalt in the right-of-way at the new buildings past the police nells, and purpose asphalting the floor of the Fire Brigade station when the plasterers finish, while the footpath round the building would be laid when the contractor had completed the inside work. South Dunedin.—Last night’s meeting was attended by the Mayor, Crs Chetwin, Davie, Hallam, Fiddes, Osborne, Cossens, Baker, R-obortson, and Marlow. The Finance Committee recommended that municipal accounts amounting to L 32 19s 7d ; water supply, L 25 18s 3d ; and sanitary account, LlB 18s 4d, be passed for payment. —The Inspector called attention to nuisances existing on section 30, City reserve, sections 22 and 23, Argylo and Rankeilor streets, and sections 13, 16, and 17, Nicholson and Richmond streets. He stated that the sections required to be filled up to abate the nuisances. It was decided that the inspector be instructed to give notice to the owners to abate the nuisances.—The Works Committee reported that it was stated by the inspector that the fifty yards of maintenance metal passed at the last meeting of the Council was not sufficient to repair the several streets, and the Committee recommended that fifty yards of rotten rook be obtained for the Anderson Bay road. Adopted.—The Tramway Company again applied for permission to lay an extension of tho present siding in Cargill road for a further length of about thirty chains. The clerk was instructed to draw attention to the Council’s letter of the 26th June.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 7978, 6 August 1889