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The monthly meeting of the Portobello Road Board, held yesterday afternoon, was attended by Messrs D. D. Seaton (chairman), H. V. Fnlton, Allan Johnston, John Bacon, S. Hinkley, and J. H. Seaton.


Tho Secretary of the Otago Hospital and Charitable Aid Board wrote- soliciting payment of the Portobello Road Board's levy for 1914-15, amounting to £175 10s sd.—lt was decided to forward £BO of tho levy at once. The Employment and Relief Committee of the Otago Patriotic and General Welfare Association wrote stating that ; if tho board would subsidise, £ lor £, £3O 4s 6d, which the Portobello branch of the association had in hand, the committee would give a similar amount. If tho board agreed to the proposal there would be some £95 to spend in the Portobello district.—lt was "decided to subsidise to the amount of £3O. Mr Frank Foley wrote drawing the attention of the board to the bad state of tho outlet of the creek that passes through the creamery property at Lower Portobello.—The clerk was instructed to report on the matter to the next meeting of tho board.

Mrs Margaret Gibson, South Dunedin, wrote applying for an entrance to her section at Wharf dale. Mneandrew Bay.— The inspector was instructed to act in the matter. The Secretary of the Otago Heads Road Board notified that they wished the gate on the road at Macandrews removed. —ln connection with this matter Mr J. Macandrew waited on the board, and asked that the gate be not removed.— On the motion of Mr Fulton, it was decided to reply declining the request. —Driving of Cattle.— A communication was received from the Town Clerk, Dunedin, stating that the Genera! Committee of the City"Council were prepared to recommend the City Council to amend the existing by-laws in such a manner as would allow of cattle being driven through the City en route to the sale-yards at Burnside* any timo between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. on any day during the months of April, May. June, July, and August, and between" 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on any day during the other months of the year, provided a uniform route was adopted.—The St. Kilda Council notified that they would adopt a similar course to the Citv Council.—The Clerk reported that he had replied asking the City Council to permit driving of cattle on Wednesdays only between tho hours of 4 p.m. and 10 p"m. during the six summer months as well as the winter. lie had also asked if the present by-law in regard to the hours during which cattle could be driven during the morning would remain the same as at present. Ho had yet received no reply. —Several members expressed their appreciation of the City Council's action. —General.—

The Clerk reported thnt thy hank overdraft was £765 2s lid.

The Inspector reported that- all the sign poses that had been erected for the purpose of regulating motor traffic had been pulled out and thrown into the harbor, and that one had disappeared alt'igether. The matter had been reported to the police.—The report, which also dealt with routine matters, was adopted.

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PORTOBELLO ROAD BOARD, Issue 15643, 6 November 1914

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PORTOBELLO ROAD BOARD Issue 15643, 6 November 1914

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