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DRAINAGE BOARD

The fortnightly meeting .of the Drainage' Board was held lasr, evening, and was attended l>y Messrs J. S. Douglas (chair - niianj, J. Small, J. Arkle. W. T. ,\i*Farlane, W. Belcher, J. J. Marlow. W, Farquhareon, and J. H. Hancock. Air M’Farlane moved the adoption of the Works Committee's report.—M; Belcher said that lie had been given i■ understand in regard to the board's reticulation >vo/k;i at lerlrtin places linn there had been some diHeronce of opinim. as to whether certain pel sons who turn, supervising the work were, in accurdam-, with the hoard’s by-laws, accredit;■:] n; certificated drainers, lie had been giv, i to understand that work had been left ; appientiees to carry oat.--The Chairnm said that the by-laws did not provide l an apprentice to carry out . v.mk uni . lie held the board’s certificate. . The \w,a must be done by a licensed drainer or plumber.—-The report was adopted. The Chairman brought up the nuttier of the reticulation of urea Xo. 1 of the Kaikorai drainage. He pointed out that tenders should have been received that evening, but owing to the recent inclemency of tha weather, particularly to the strong winds, ths surveyor hud been unable t, take the necessary levels. He (Mr Douglas) suggested that the board, in the c i;cumstances, should adjourn till Tuesday-, and that, tenders he railed for the wo;I: in the area in question, such tenders to be returnable at. and to ho dealt with. ;;i that meeting. The Chairman pointed om that this proposition would save do,Tv ari' create move employment for those in m ' of if.---Other members concurred, and i* was agreed to act upon the chairman’s fug. gestion.

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DRAINAGE BOARD, Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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DRAINAGE BOARD Evening Star, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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