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Caversuam. —The Mayor (Mr M'Laren) and Cra Wilson, Nutting, Lawless, Roberts, Coverlid, Cole, Jones, Young, Bridgman, M'Beatl), and Kirby attended last night’s meeting.—W. A. Young wrote asking that the Palace cars might be allowed to stand at the corner of Laing street. Granted. — The Marine Department, Wellington, wrote stating that His Excellency the Governor approved of the plan for additional baths and bath houses at St. Clair, and had granted the license to the Council for the occupation of twenty acres of the foreshore for the purpose. Received. —The Southland County Council wrote forwarding resolutions passed by them in connection with the Hospitals and Charitable Aid Bill, Referred to Finance Committee.—The Inspector reported that the authorised work at the junction of the Valley road had been done, and that the kerbing had been fixed at the junction of Cliffs road. Forbury road, Laing street, and Philip street had also been attended to. —The Finance Committee reported that the sum of Ll5B 19s had been lodged in the bank. Adopted.—The Works and Baths Committee reported that the work of levelling the Recreation Ground had been taken by J. Cole, at L 5 12s fid. They recommended that 200 yds of metal be procured for repairing various roads in the borough. They had authorised the inspector to procure loads of screenings for Laing street, Forbury road, and Philip road. Adopted.—The Drainage and Water Commutes reported that they had referred Mrs Croot’s application and Mr M'Hugh’s letter to the inspector. They had received a letter from the contractor for the removal of nightsoil, in which it was stated that in future he would furnish the inspector with a list of the streets visited by his men, so that it could le seen if the work was properly performed. Three letters with reference to the removal of nightsoil had been referred to the inspector. Adopted. North-east Valley,— Last night’s meeting was attended by the Mayor (Mr S. Myers), Crs Green, M'Grath, Short, Black, Russell, Brindsley, Spairow, Anderson, and M'Gregor.— The Finance Committee reported that the amount paid into the bank to the general account since last meeting was L 154 6s. Adopted. The Works Committee, in reference to the request from Mr A. Fulton to have Birchfield avenue formed, recommended the Council to do the necessary formation, as intimated by the inspector—the work not to exceed Lll 4s fid—provided Mr Fulton would contribute L 5 towards the work, Report adopted, The Sanitary Committee having reported with regard to the filthy condition of certain premises in the borough, the Mayor stated that the nuisances complained of had been abated. The Mayor reported that the retiring councillors were Messrs Green, Short, and Black.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 7994, 24 August 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 7994, 24 August 1889