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Caveksham.—The meeting of this Council, held last evening, was attended by the Mayor, Cra Wilson, Nutting, Roberts, Lawless, Jones, Cole, Bridgman, Kirby, and Baverstoek.—Mr Robert Paulin wrote drawing attention to the danger to the public health arising from the state of the drainage of the lower portion of the Cliffs road, and also by the discharge of sewage on to the sand from the pipe coming out from the sea wall near the letter-box. He offered to contribute L 5 towards the remedying of this matter. The inspector to report. —The Kensington School Committee complained of the state of a paddock at the back of the school, and it was decided that final notice be given to Mr Smith to abate the nuisance.— The Tramway Company wrote asking for a modification of the agreement so as to permit of a division of the line into penny sections. The through fare between Manse street and the Ocean Beach, or Manse street and Caversham, would then be 2d, in place of 3d as at present. It was decided—"That the Tramway Company's request be granted subject to the first section being from Manse street to the junction of Cargill road with the St. Kilda toad ; the second section to be from that point to the terminus at College street, Caversham ; that the fares from the junction of David street with Foibury road to the beach at St. Clair should be one penny; that the fares at any future time should not be raised ; that the concession be granted'without prejudice to existing agreement; that the Mayor and Cr Kirby interview the Tramway Company with reference to the St. Clair route, and report the result to the Council." —The Finance Committee reported that L 292 4s 6d had been lodged in the bank, and recommended that L 649 03 Id for general accounts, and lis for water supply accounts, be passed for payment.—The Inspector reported that to pnt the road from Mr Paulin's property to KavoDswood road in good repair, and to replace a culvert, would cost about L 32. The contract for levelling the reserve had been completed. It was resolved that Messrs Kenyon and Hosking be informed that the Council would take the road referred to in Waltham Rise township when the culvert across the road waH properly built with blue stone, and the road metalled 20ft wide with a depth of 6in of metal to«the satisfaction of the inspector.-The Water Committee recommended that a domestic supply be granted to Mr Stone at L2 per annum duriDg the pleasure of the Council, subject to Mr Stone laying the water pipes from the Caversham mains to his premises (on the City leaseholds) at his own expense.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 8006, 7 September 1889