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Roslyn.— The Council meeting held last evening was attended by Crs Duncan (in the chair), Lindsay, Scott, Sim, Farley, Biggins, Ferry, Stuart, and Fraser. The mayor was absent through illoes?. The Works Committee recommended that the letter from the New Zealand Insurance Company as to burning gorse on Kirkland Hill be replied to, stating tho facts in connection with the matter: that the request of residents in Littlobourue' that the footpath on the Town Bolt at the junction of the Uttlebourne road be improved be complied with, subject to. the consent of the City Council. The inspector had been instructed to report on the matter of footpath formation on that part of the Littlebourne road referred to in the letter from Mr Kicker —Tho F»n»nce Committee recommended that the names of twelve duly qualified persons be placed on the burgess lists, and reported that accounts amounting to LIG3 9s 2d had been passed for payment. The bank overdraft was 189"). —The Paymaster-general wrote stating that the sum of L4617s 6d had been remitted to the oredit of the Council.—lt was resolved—" That the inspector bo instiucted to prepare an estimato of cost of forming and metalling that street leading past Beath's subdivision, Linden Ward, and submit the same to the Works Committee at next meeting." Oavhbshasi.— Tho ordinary meeting of the Council was held last evening, and attended b/ ' the Mayor, Crs Wilson, Roberts, Boyes, Coverlid, Joncß, Stevenson, Cole, Bridgman, Kirby, Young, Hancock, and Bavorstock, —Permission was wanted to thcGunClub to usetheCarisbrook Cricket Ground for holding a pigeon match during the Exhibition time.—The Tramways Company wrote approving of the conditions re the running of trams. With regard to the late car to and from St. Clair, the company proposed to chargo 2d betweon tho Forbnry road and St. C{air, and trusted that this would be satisfactory to the Council. Tlje company requested to bo permitted to make a temporary reduction of the faro from Manso street to tho Caversham terminus to Id, and asked that they might bo at liberty at any time to raise it to the fare already agreed on. The application was granted.— Mr A, Johnston was granted a refund of LI, as he had only taken turf to tho value of LI 10b, and had handed the Council a cheque for L2 10s. —Permission was granted to Mr A. Johnston to make a crossing in frost of his section in Cameron street, and the mattor of the metal wac referred to the Works Committee.—Messrs tiecyoa stid Hosking wrote stating that on looking more closely intcj the matter of the Council taking over the road at Waltham Rise, they found it was not necessary for them to havo made the request to the Council, and they were sorry for troubling the Council in the matter.—Tho Finance Committee reported that L 271 13s Id bad been lodged in the bank, and recommended that L 74 91 Id foy general, if) J4a for water Bupply, and L 25 for No. 3 accounts be passed for payment,—The Inspect r reported that to level the reoreation reserve to a width of 45yds would cost about LBS. This would taka 1,300yd8 away from the point of the hill close to the railway fence. The Drainage, Water, and Sanitary Committee recommended that a boulder channel be formed from the battery grounds on the Cliff to Mr Walker's property, provided Mr Paulin forwarded to tho Council the contribution mentioned in his letter. They had postponed consideration of the question of lengthening the pipe on the beaoh. They reported having received a letter from Mr G. S. Brodriok re the water rates charged on his property, and having informed him that the rates were made in accordance with the Municipal Corporations dct. They had received a letter from the City Council with reference to Mr Stone's application for water, and had replied that the Council had no desire to supply persons residing outside the borough with water j and further, that if they objected to Mr Btono getting a water supply they were to inform tho Council at once.—Tho following motions were carried:— " That the railway authorities be requested to make proper provision for vehicles crossing the railway line on the Anderson Bay road the whole width of the road." "That a vote of thanks be reoorded on the minutes to the late councillor for North Ward—Mr George Nutting —for tho valuable services be had rendered to the borough during the time he was a member of the Council," "That tho inspector be instructed to prepare specifications for levelling the reserve, and that the Works Committee be empowered to call for tenders, returnable by next Council night." "That the clerk be instructed to write and request Miss Gebbie to remove the fence on her se-otipn at St. Clair back to its proper boundary." "That tho clerk be instructed te write to the Harbor Board to ask them to remove tho nuisance existing on their land adjoining tho Andewon Bay road,' "That the Council meet on Thursday night instead of Friday nlght."—The following gentle, m " were appointed to act on the various com-mfadw:-Fto<W;e-: Crs Boyes. Jones. Oole, and Hancock) F&fe: Crs Wilson, Stevenson, Bridgman, am* 1 Young, S»3>tery, Dramage and Water: Crsßoberts,XJoverhd, Kirby, and Bavorstock. Or Cole was appointed' to sign cheques, "

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 8018, 21 September 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 8018, 21 September 1889