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The monthly meeting of the High School Board of Governors was held yesterday afternoon ; present—Dr Stuart (chairman), Professor Shand, Hon, VV. H. Reynolds, Rev, A. R. Fitchett, Dr Brown, and the Mayor of Dunedin. It was resolved to hold the sale of leases of Strath Taieri runs on December 4; possession to bo given on March 1. Arrangements were made with Mr Henry Reid for the survey of the subdivisions of the runs. . .

The Secretary reported receiving a letter from Messrs Niohol and Darling saying that they cannot wait till the sections in village reserve at Strath Taieri are offered for sale, and that they are obtaining a site elsewhere.—Withdrawn. A memo, was received from the rector forwarding a list of requirements for the laboratory.—Agreed to according to schedule.

A petition from residents at Middlemareh was received asking that sections 5 and 6, block 9, Arden village settlement, be reserved for a gravel reserve and a recreation ground.—Consideration deferred. The Commissioner of Crown Lands forwarded for consideration a report by Ranger Hughan on section 8, block 2, Strath Taieri, adding that in the opinion of the Land Board the section will not be taken up at the present rental (3s per acre), and asking that the latter bo reduced to Is Cd.—Consideration deferred.

Mr E. E. Morrison wrote that the Caversham Gasworks Company had offered to introduce gas to the rectory at a cost of L 24. The writer added that half that cost would be defrayed out of the rectory’s ordinary income if the Board contributed the other half.—Agreed to. Accounts amounting to L 672 Os 8d were passed for payment.

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HIGH SCHOOL BOARD., Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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HIGH SCHOOL BOARD. Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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