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MUNICIAPL.

West Harbor. —This Council met on Tuesday evening ; present—the Mayor (Mr J. Ross), Crs Mijller, Barker, Sankey, M'Culloch, O’Connell, and Cray. —Mr Minn’s complaint that storm water was destroying hia property was referred to the Works Committee to report.—A committee was appointed to revise the by-laws of the borough and place them before the borough solicitors for approval, so as to make the said by-la watworkable in all cases where an infringement takes place.—The following committees wore appointed ;—Finance —the Mayor, Crs M'Culloch, Muller, Cray, Greensladc, Sankey, and Maurais ; Works—the Mayor, Crs Barker, O’Connell, Sankcv, Binnie, Chisholm, Bolton.—The Finance Committee reported that the overdraft now stood at £4Bl lot Id ; balance within statutory overdraft, £216 16s Sd. St. Kilda.—This Council met on Tuesday evening, the meeting being attended by the Mayor (Mr T. Culling), Crs Allen, Eager, Mitchell, Farrell, and Mercer.—Permission was given the Bicycle Track Committee to improve a part of the road at the back of the racecourse, the work to be subject to the approval of the Works Committee.—lt was resolved that a petition for the appointment of a policeman for the borough be forwarded to Mr Morrison, M.H.R., for presentation to the Minister of Justice.—lt was reported that the overdraft Stood at £786 8s 6d, the legal limit being £S29 9s 81.—Mr C. H. Paterson and Mrs S. Farrell drew attention to the fact that water from section 7, block 10, was draining on to private properties and treating a nuisance. The matter was referred to the Works Committee.

Morn in ( :ton .—T need ay’s Council meeting was intended by tho Mayor (Mr Anderson) and Crs Clnr rf, Sinclair, Arnold, Reynolds, Wood, Amumd, Sparrow, and Diwe.—The Dunedin and Suburban Gas Company 7 wrote that they could not entertain the proposal for supplying gas lo the street - lamps by the average-meter system, but if the. Council would supply a meter for every lamp the Committee had no objection to the same, when tho company would supply the gas by meter. The matter was referred to the General Committee.—The Works Committee reported re Mr Briley’s complaint, that the inspector be instructed to keep the water channel in good order. The Committee recommended that ;< footpath with a concrete kerb and channel he extended along the north side of Clark street from the end of tho present footpath lo Mr •Slater’s, boundary ; that tho time allowed for shifting tho boundaries encroaching on the .Glen road be extended to June 30, 180S ; that, an Brunei street cannot bo formed to its full width, on account of the filling encroaching on private properly, nothing but the sum passed for maintenance be expended on it. Adopted.—The Finance Committee reported that the overdraft was £1,271 7s 6d. The following committees were appointed : —Crs Clark,Gow Reynolds, finance; Crs Annand, Sinclair, Woo'd, works; Crs Arnold, Sparrow, and Dawe, general.—Tho following matters were referred to the Works Committee Request to continue channelling and footpath in Harcourt street, Belleknowes ; complaint as to want of drainage in Hill street; letter as to a dangerous ditch in Argyle street: request for a fdianncl in Regent street south ; application for a path in Harcourt street; and request to widen part of Arthur street.—A letter with regard to a nuisance at Cariabrook was referred to the inspector.

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MUNICIAPL., Evening Star, Issue 10439, 7 October 1897

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MUNICIAPL. Evening Star, Issue 10439, 7 October 1897

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