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MUNICIPAL.

South Dunedin.—Monday night's meeting of this Counc 1 w.13 attended by the Mayor (Mr Fisher). Ors Potting, Shacklock, Thomas, Marlow, Fiddis. M'Key, M'Curdy, and Osborne.— The Council declined to grant a right-of-way over a strip of land adjoining Mr Lamb's aectioo. in the townshiD of Forbury.—A complaint from Mr W. Kennedy as to a nuisance in Nicholson street was referred to the inspector, and letters from Mr J. South and Mr R. P. Botting a3 to neglect on the part of the ni»htman were sent to Mr Ellis for explanation.—The Finance Committee reported that the balances of the several accounts stood as follows:-Municipal account, debit, £351 14s lid ; water supply accunl, .'ebit, £32119< lid : sanitary account, credit £Bl 53 8i ; interest account, debit, £2.297 53 51 -It was decided to grant the applications for water seivice made by Mrs Morgan and Mrs Urquhart.—The inspector was instructed to see that several pools of stagnant water were filled up by owners, and also to insist on the removal of ashea being properly done.—lt wa> decided to instruct the inspector to form footpaths and lay pipes in front of the new houses in Nicholson street.

# Port Chalmers —The meeting of the Council, held on Monday evening, was attenled by the Mvvor (Mr W. M. Innes), Crs Watson, Weir, Sutton, Inverarity, Pedlow, Wilson, Tait, Leach, Cameron, and Dawson. Cr Edgay's absence was excused.—Mr D. M'Lachlan wrote protesting what he termed the Council's extreme unfairness in connection with the renewal of his lease, Cr Wejr asked the chairman of the Reserves Committee what authority they had to alter the terms of Mr M'Lachlan'a from twenty-one to fourteen years, and why the sanction of the Council was not given to this action. Cr PKt'LOW explained, tlw action of the Committee in regard to this matter.—Mr W. G. Fail sent a letter in which he pointed out that if the Council started selling their endowments the next generation would be left to pay the piper.—The Works Commitfea reported that Cr Murray had been appointed clnirmw of the Works, Sanitary, and Lighting Commi tees.

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 10438, 6 October 1897

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 10438, 6 October 1897

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