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St. Kilda.— The fortnightly meeting of the St. Kilda Borough Council, held in the Council Chambers last night, was attended by Mr Stenhouao (mayor), Councillors Gore, Skipworth, Mitchell, Caddie, and Allan.— The Paymaster-General wrote stating that the sum of L 92 6a 7d had been paid into the bank to tho Council's credit.—Mr John Henderson drew the attention of the Council to the bad state of the footpath in front_ of his property, and the necessity for cleaning out the open drain. The inspector was instructed to clean out the drain.—Tho secretaries of the Dunedin Hospital, Otago District Hospital Board, Benevolent Institute, and Charitable Aid Board wrote on the subject of electing delegates to represent the borough. It was decided that tho mayor bo elected a delegate to represent tho Council on the Otago Benevolent Institution and Dunedin Hospital, also to vote on behalf of the borough for tho election of members for the United District of Otago Charitable Aid Board and the Otago District Hospital Board.—Tho Inspector reported that progress had been made with the following works since last meeting of the Council: Attending to ditoh at junction of Morcau street and Victoria road; attending to out-fall of the borough drains and allowing the tide water from the bay into the ditches ; attending to several of tho ditches in Park Ward. lie o.lao stated that tl\c ditch on Bridgtw.ui street would cost L2 to fill up; and a thorough investigation of nuisances through the borough was being made. The report was received. Morninhton. —An ordinary meeting of the Council, held last night, was attended by Cra Caflin (in the chair), Donsem, Scott, Cahill. I'aye, Reynolds, lloroburgh, Wills, end Grindley. Mr A. Bathgate wrote stating that he hud received &.u duly cse-

ctitpd conveyance of a piece of land from Mr M'Naughton to the borough, and he would be prepared to complete the same when a culvert was put in the section, as had been arranged. It was also to be understood that the Council should fill up the section whenever there should be any stuff available. Referred to the clerk to arrange with Mr Bathgate.—Mr D. M'Nicol drew the Council's attention to the necessity of hayiDg the channelling in Campbell street relaid. Referred to the Works Committee.—The Town Cterk of CaVersham wrote bringing under the Council's notice the desirability of opening up Lindsay road, Rockyside, with the Borough of Mornington for dray traffic. At present the obstacle was a deep water course across a road in Mornington, which required a culvert before the road could be formed. Referred to the Works Committee, with power to act.—The secretary of the United Districts Charitable Aid Board, having written stating that the annual meeting for the election of members to the Board took place on the 27th of November, Cr Wills was appointed a delegate to attend the meeting.—The Finance Committee reported that Ll3l 19s 3d had been paid into the general account and Ll4 18s 3d to Bpecial account. The Committee recommended that the clerk advertise that all outstanding rates would be sued for after the 20th inst. The report was adopted.—The Works Committee recommended that the metalling and works in Eglinton road be proceeded with immediately after the formation of Burke street was completed and some stone quarried for pitching. They also reported that arrangements had been made with Mr Lye to lift his fence in Burke street and reerect it at his own cost. This would enable the Council to carry out the street to its full width. The report was adopted. —The Inspector of Slaughter-houses reported that during the four weeks ending 26th October eighty-three head of large and 963 head of small" cattle had been slaughtered in the borough.—Cr Densem moved—"That tho Council take over the money subscribed by the residents of Maryhill and others, amounting to L 22, and form a footpath through the properties of Messrs Scoular and Mitchell, leading from Clyde avenue through to Maryhill; the total cost not to exceed L 33." The motion was seconded by Cr Scott; but at the suggestion of Cr Grindley it was agreed to refer it to the Works Committee and Cr Densem, to report to next meeting.—lt was resolved that the water channel leading from Mornington Hotel to the corner of Maclaggan and Lawrence streets be asphalted, and also that three loads of rotten rock he spread on footpath leading from Mornington Hotel to the junction of Hawthorne avenue.

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MUNICIPAL., Issue 8057, 6 November 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Issue 8057, 6 November 1889

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