Caversiiam, A meeting of the Caversham Borough Council held last night was attended by the Mayor (Mr M'Laren), Cre Cole, Bridgeman, Coverlid, .Wilson, Baverstock, Kirby, Jones, Hancock, Boyes, Qtevenson, and Young.—MrHosking waited the Council and asked them to take oyer township of Waltham Rise and asx Weir seaj to a plan thereof. The matter was to the Works Committee with power to' fthe following tenders were received for levelling pod excavation work on the borough reserve William Barnes and W. Wright, L 39 lOsj Joh'p Keast, L 49 10s ; Edward M‘Ewen, LfS iOsj William M‘Cutcheon and Edward Wilkins, L 99. The lowest tender was accepted.— The Finance Committee reported having appointed Or Cole chairman,—The Works and Raths Committee reported having appointed /St Brfdgman chairman. They recommended that iHXflpada of metal be spread on Cameron atreet. They hod instructed the inspector to procure ,ol’ay/tom the Tramway Company and use the saUvv ,£or filling up the streets where required. ' £hey had instructed the clerk to’ inform iff 4 na ; combe that complaints were mag .of the slippery state of the platform at the Bt. Clair Baths. The report was adopted, The drainage Water and Sanitary Committee reported having appointed Mr’ Coverlid chairman. They recommended Mr John Stone be; informed that .through ' the unreasonable demands mad,® by Ajia City Council of Dunedin in connection .wth a Filter snppty to his premises, tij« CavefshMi cannot supply h}m with water. Xft.e report was adopted, —On reoeipfc of a letter .from the Town Clerk of Dunedin, gating the terms upon which the City CounSi agree to grant a water supply to Mr StQijp ofi Carisbrook, Cr Bridgman said he tbOjVght the City Council, frbm the mayor ought .to be ashamed of th'emiselvei. Their offer vap one of the mbst niggardly and disgraceful jthfngs that, ever proceeded. from' a respeotawlc fffiAy of men, lie did not think the letter should'fee received. It was nothing more than a piecei of cheek on the' part of the Council to send them such a letter. .The Mayor said he thought jtha City Council hardly'knew what they were asking- Cr Coverlid moved—! That the City .Council' be informed thatthis Council dqolifiea Alj* e t \brbitant terniSj asked by them for supplying om of their own tenants with water. That, ,£S/he City Council is paid for the water used,’ ftys Council fails to see the justice of asking addition half the water rates.” C? Bridgman seconded the motion, which was carried. ./.The Secretary of, the Caversham Fire Brigade wrote asking the Council if they woidi give the brigade some assistance towards getting new uniforms. Referred to the Finanae Committee ,to report.
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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 8029, 4 October 1889