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BAY TOWN BOARD

The monthly meeting _of the Bay Town Board, held last night, was attended by the Chairman (Sir T. Somerville). Commissioners Henderson, Gall, "Wesney, Fairbairn, and Whyto. —Correspondence.—

Mr Robert Gordon, 7 Beach street, wrote asking if the board would make the street its permanent width, so that ho could build his fence on the property boundary, or would they allow him to erect his fence on the top of the bank, which was the width of the present boundary.—Permission was given for the fence to be erected on top of the bank, subject to the pleasure of the board. >lr Frederick Hitt, Charlotte street, wrote stating that too much clay had been taken otit of the drain that ran from his property and that it now had no fall, as the bottom was about 2ft below the pipe.—This matter was referred to the Town Clerk and Mr Gall for a report. Mr D. Harland wrote stating that the road surface water ran through his property and did considerable damage. He asked the board to slightly alter the wooden crossing in front of his property.—The matter was referred to Mr Gall'. A letter was received from the District Land Registrar in regard to the property of Mr J. W. Glass, which he had made application to bring tinder the provisions of the Land Transfer Act. The street fence was built a considerable distance from street line, amounting to oft and 6ft at tho northeast corner of the land. The question had arisen whether a dedication of the part of the land outside the fence would no presumed against him. "Would the board consent to the issue of a certificate of title for tho land in question, and if not, would they give their grounds for believing it must now be regarded as part of the street.—lt was decided to refer tho matter to the board's solicitor, with power to act. —General.— The Town Clerk reported that the bank overdraft was £935 14s Id. It was decided to write to tho Presbyterian Church authorities drawing their attention to the danger of the gangway entrance from Bay View road to tho church, and asking them to erect a wing fence on each side. It was decided to institute proceedings against persons who rode or drove vehicles on the private road at Ross's Corner. It.was decided to cut down the high tree at Ross's Corner.

The board's engineer (Mr Couston) submitted a lengthy report dealing in detail with the drainage of tho district. The report was referred to a special meeting of the council, to bo held this month, when the questions of drainage and improvement of the water system of the district will be discussed.

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BAY TOWN BOARD, Issue 15670, 8 December 1914

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BAY TOWN BOARD Issue 15670, 8 December 1914

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