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• ■ Maori Hill.—Last night's meeting was attended by the Mayor (Mr D. Brent), Crs Thompson," Lawson, Rossbotham, Brindley, Herdman, farmer, Aitkcn, Mitchell, Long, and Aaskoy.—Mr JJay, engineer, wrote re the Woodhaugh bridge, and stated that Mr Mirams had called on him, and estimated the cost of putting in a timber apron at LSO.I The writer suggested that tho Council should pay, say, one-third of the cost, which might result in the work being done without further delay. Agreed to.—The Clerk estimated the cost of re-forming and metulJing Carington road to a width of 12ft and ;t depth of ,6in at Ll2. The road to be drained and surfaced in the meantime. The matter to bo reported on.— An owner of property in East Ward wanted to know if the section of the by-law regulati»g the erection of wooden buildings re-1 ferred to this rebuilding of'existing buildings. It was decided feet the by-law did apply.— The Special Committee' ;;.a the Leith road reported having resolved'that it fee formed, to one grade from Nicol Creel: for a distance]of three chains. The road to be formed 20ft I wide, and metalled to a width of 12ft,. twenty yards of metal to be allowed for the, same,' I]i;e culvert was to he lengthened by. lft, if the fcCßi the work did not ex-. : ceed L 3 ; the North ..Ward to carry out tho work. They forwarded a copy of resolutions passed by them in connection' with the Government's oiler of ' LSO to-! wards the formation of lleith road. The cost,of flic work would be L 230, exclusive of the ttO offered. In connection with this matter, a ,list of those willing to towards ilie wpri was 1 forwarded. After coneidfifttble discussion .it y/i*s resolved that Mr VV. Andtfpson, the convqnero/: a;neeting| which had been Mi in *e matter, 3upplied with a list of the ratepayers in North j Ward, and asked to ascertain if the majority would be in favor of obtaining i>. loan of Ll5O to carry the road as far as Eraser's, or whether the mrjority would be in favor of LIOO beiug borrowed.—The Finance Committee in their report stated that the bank overdraft stood at L 52.5. Adopted.—Mr H. Harbour's tender for carting for the borough for the ensuing twelve months was accepted.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 8010, 12 September 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 8010, 12 September 1889