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The following is a summary of the reports to be submitted at to-morrow’s meeting of the City Council;— The Water Supply Committee report that a reply has been forwarded to the Maori Hill Borough Council with reference to repairing the concrete apron over the water mains in the bed of the Water of Leith at the Woodhaugh bridge, stating that as the work is a protection to the foundation of the bridge as well as to the mains, any action should be conjointly taken by the borough nnd City. Accounts amounting to Ll3O 11s Id have been passed for payment. The Reserves Committee report adhering to their previous recommendation that the services of the sexton and assistant sexton of the Northern Cemetery be dispensed with, and had invited applications fortbese appointments. Permission bad been granted the Edendale Cricket Club to play on the Northern Recreation Ground. The Alhambra Football Club’s application for permission to erect a fence round their ground on the Belt had been declined, Tho ranger had been instructed to stop the playing of football in the swing gardens, opposite the Botanical Gardens. Accounts amounting to Ll4 10s 7d had been passed for payment. The Finance and Reserves Committees’ joint report is as follows:—“ Your Committee beg to report having conferred with the Committee of the Dunedin and Snbnrban Reserves Conservation Society respecting the projected improvements to the Triangle, and, after fully considering the matter, having come to the conclusion that while recognising that the Council have agreed to supplement the Conservation Society’s subscription by giving a subsidy of LI for LI to the extent of L 250, your Committee report that in view of the present condition of the Council’s finances they are unable to make any recommendation during the current financial year.”

The Finance Committee report having passed accounts amounting to L 979 11s 3d. The Works Committee recommend that Sargood, Son, and Ewen’s application for formation of a roadway to their now factory on the reclaimed land be declined, as the Council, not having taken over the streets leading to the building, cannot expend any money on them. That the weighbridges In Stuart and Princes streets be leased by public tender. That the application of the Exhibition Commissioners for permission to erect a permanent building of wood and iron on sections 6, 7, and 8, block 9, Cumberland street, be granted during the pleasure of Council.

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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS., Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS. Issue 7978, 6 August 1889

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