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The fortnightly meeting yesterday evening was attended by the 'Mayor (Mr T. Scollar), Crs Prattley, Fail, Anderson, jiawson. Morgan, Stevenson, Percy, Powell, and Williamson.

A motion of sympathy with tho relatives of the late Cr D. Woolsey was passed. —Correspondence.—

Prom Mrs Tonncnt and family, thanking the council for their expression of sympathy in their recent bereavement; also from Air G. A. Wiseman in respect to his brother’s death.—Received.

The Carnival Committee wrote asking fo,r the use of the recreation ground for the forthcoming patriotic carnival. —Granted.


Tho Sanitary Committee reported that the sanitary shed at the farm was blown oft' the plumb by the recent heavy winds, but had been pulled straight again and secured. An inspection of the shed was made, and it was found that tho wail plates and the bo!toms of the studs were completely decayed in places, and the building itself ro qu'ircd to*be properly stayed, also it was advisable to put the foundations of tho lower part in belter order. Repairs were necessary; and these were recommended to be done, at an estimated cost of £lB. Adopted. The Works Committee reported that the streets have received tho usual attention during the past fortnight; grass lias been cut iii the plantations in Constitution street, channels have been cleaned of grass in Kaio lane, Harrington, Magnetic, and Grey streets, and two trucks of toppings have been mixed into asphalt. The committee recommended that the sum of £25 be devoted to straightening (be footpath in Macandrew road, near Boiler Point.—Adopted. The Reserves Committee i opened that the forestry werk done for the past fortnight had been finishing the topping of the trees on Wiokiiffe terrace, doing the necessary work in the nursery, also grubbing gorsc and broom on the reservoir property. —Adopted. Tho Finance Committee reported that the receipts for the past fortnight amounted to £165 3s 9d, and the expenditure to £137 18s 7d.—Carried.

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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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