PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL
The fortnightly meeting yesterday was attended hr the Mavor (Mr I*. Scollav), Cvs Fail, Anderson. Mawson. Percy, Williamson, Poweli, Isbistcr, and Stevenson. —Reports.— The Works Committee reported that the grass had been cut, in the street plantations. The straightening of the footpath at Macnndrew road had been delayed pending adjustment of the line on to Harbor Hoard place. The committee recommended that the council’s employees be given eight holidavs in the year on full pay.—Cr Powell said the recommendation re the employees was in line with several other towns'—Report adopted. The Lighting Committee reported that a larger gas lamp was to be installed to improve the lighting of the town clock- — Adopted. The Finance Committee reported that the receipts for the past fortnight amounted to £271 12s lid ami payments to £664 16s 6d.—Adopted. The Water Committee recommended that a further sum of £SO be expended, in extending the Tin main in WickJlffe terrace on to Dnlv street. They further recommended that the_ White property recently acquired gt Mihiwaka be fenced by the corporation men and kept as a water reserve, the house- to be removed and recreated for the forester at the reservoir.— Adopted. —General. —
His Worship referred to the recent Belgian carnival as an. undertaking that was a credit to the hard-working committee who carried it out so successfully, and as a credit to the town. A motion of thanks and appreciation was carried. The Mayor extended the season’s greetings to the councillors, to the Press, to the men at the Heads batteries, and to those who were in Egypt and in the reinforcements.
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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL, Evening Star, Issue 15682, 22 December 1914