CITY COUNCIL REPORTS.
♦ The following are summaries of the various reports which are to be presented at to-morrow night's meeting of the City Council : The Finance Committee report having passed for payment the following accounts: —Municipal (No. 1 account), L 287 Is lid; water (No. 2 account), L 39 10s 3d; and gas (No. 3 account), LI.OOB 143 lid. The Reserves Committee recommend that a site in the Octagon be granted to the Macandrew Memorial Fund Committee for the erection of a memorial, subject to the approval by Council of the design and plans. The City surveyor has been instructed to act regarding the applications of Mesdatnes M'Alister and Weymouth, the Roslyn Borough Council (for permission to widen the footpath at the junction of the Littlebourne road and the Town Belt), and Mr John Gillies. Instructions have also been given for the notification of Mr Butler as ranger of the Museum Reserve, and the forbidding of games of football or cricket on the reserve. The ranger has been instructed to prevent the destruction of trees on the Town Belt near Pelichet Bay, and the assistance of the police has been requested with a view of stopping the continual destruction and theft of trees and setting lire to bush on the Town Belt. The town clerk lias been instructed to act regarding the • Otago Daily Times's' advertising hoarding on the Corporation section in Princes street. The Excelßior Cricket Club's application has been granted, while that of the Heriot Club has been declined. The General Committee report having granted the bathkeeper's application for a rake to be used in connection with the Logan Point Baths, which are in good condition. The Committee have had under consideration the revised amendments of the City by-laws, with various further suggestions, and have ordered the same to be printed and circulated amongst councillors. Mr E. Admore'a tender for painting fire brigade stations and alarm boxes has been accepted. The Public Works Committee recommend that a reply be sent to the Resident Engineer, New Zealand Railways, stating that the Corporation's right of access by railway siding to the nightsoil depot on the Anderson Bay road has not lapsed, and that, if necessary, the Committee be authorised to interview the Chief Commissioner of Railways upon the subject. The City surveyor has been instructed to act with the chairman regarding the application for loan of two gas lamps and posts for lighting the entrance to the Exhibition, and also respecting the application of the Kaituna Bowling Club re diverting of water course on sections 13,14, and 15, Cattle Market Reserve. He has also been instructed to act himself respecting the footpath and kerbing at the breastwork of the Water of Leith, Castle street; the dressing of the footpaths at the Museum Reserve; the painting of the weighbridge office at Stuart street; the application of Mr F. Anderson; and the employing of a man to overhaul and clean the Corporation's engines, The applications of Messrs Smith, Chapman, Sinclair, and White, C. B. Rainton, W. Simmons, Eden George, and E. H. Ramsey have been granted; while those of Sir Robert Stout and Mr Bernard Grey have been declined.
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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS., Evening Star, Issue 8038, 15 October 1889