The fortnightly meeting of the City Council was held last evening, and attended by .the Mayor (Mr J. B. Shacklock), Crs Myers, Small, Clark, Scott, Hayward, Menzies, Todd, Hancock. Begg, Wilson, Cole, Marlow, Statham, Sinclair, Carroll, and Green. A requisition was received from a majority of the local tobacconists petitioning that the shops close at 8 o'clock on the evenings of Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday of each week, with the exception of Christmas and New Year's week, the week of midsummer show, and the evenings preceding all public holidays, when the closing hours shall be optional.—To be forwarded tp the Minister of Labor. Cr Todd asked for permission to have clause 1 of the Reserves Committee's report referred back to the committee. The clause in question recommended that authority be granted to provide temporary accommodation at the Oval at a cost of £4O. Cr Todd said that the committee had hoped to have the shed erected for £4O, but they had since found that the building surveyor was unable to erect it under £6o.—The clause was referred back to the committee, and the report was then adopted. The tender of Mr E. Plunket of £65 for the supply and erection of partitions and doors in the Town Hall was accepted. The next meeting of the council wa* fixed for January 20.
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CITY COUNCIL, Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914
CITY COUNCIL Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914
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