CITY COUNCIL REPORTS
Ihe Reserve? Committee recommend that, authority Ire granted to provide temporal". - dressing accommodation (including sanitary ronvenienc) at the Oval, at an estimated cost of £6O. The Klertric Power and Lighting Committee recommend that Mr M. (.'. Henderson. at present rated as acting city electrical engineer, he appointed to the position of city electrical engineer, with a salary commencing at the rate of £6.60 per annum, rising by two annual increments of £25 aeh to a maximum salary of £7OO per annum : tile appointment to commence on the Ist -April. 1913. and in lie during the pleasure of the council, and terminable by one month's nniic" on cither side.. In council km with the letter ivoni the Otago expansion League (liiiifinitting a copy of ». resolution regarding the granting by the (lo-verntm-nt of a timber-catting license for the Wainori Rush, which at last meeting rf the council was referred to the commit lee. it is now reported by the committee that the following advice has been ieceived from the. Commissioner of Crown Lands, vie. : —" I have to inform you that Mr MTfenzie (a former coat r,Yet or to the K. P. and L. Department) wan informed that he would lie granted permission to ut! Inning ports fn>m dead kowlr;is and standing trees over loin in diameter, and to cut manuka mid remove dead toiaras
till. 1 instils, on payment of on-lain royally, v. hi..ii inis not- been paid. This was. however. v. it hfira’vn. and ho has sinoc lieon vltVv d-.'-rtcl c\v\ly bo t<tkou, cscopt in Iho cate of manuka, props. The pi.;o-i ion ,■; jiTfo'irr the po/enaticiitly will be considered when the leave of the run in the vicinity tails in.'’ The nipine-'v-ip., happe at Whnpori lias been instructpel to report if Air _M’Kciizie goer. K-yond tln? renditions .-ct forth in lint Commissioner's 1e 11 er .- The !■' Commitfr-f recommend that nnt.liaritv i.T gr,-nfed p, (-xeen;.- eerla.in repair.'- and rc u,\v:;i c in the rtriktitg gear ~f the Town Hall clock, at an estimated cost of £ll 11'.: the repairs, wiiiili con--ist of Ms inf inwv o,nir eel ing rods, hushes. some hammers, etc., comprise mechaniea! noil; ns di.-tiini from cloekmakcr'.-- work, and it is pioiuised U' empi iv Mr lb .\I. Aia . 'n'oiiii. ineciianical cin.-niccr. Moray pla- e, do lire work. After tin ordinary meet ing a r-jic-aii meeting of the oimici will 1,-e held tor the mirpose of adopt ing a resolution to be ■m V'mi tied to a snhneipicnt m°c-, ing cf the i ouncii lor contivenei ion as a. special erder. nnilii rit in.tr Cm raising of a. vepayinent i eh A'bTCh to r-’ioy e, former doiith DanCiiii: hin.i cf £lO 0(0.
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CITY COUNCIL REPORTS, Evening Star, Issue 15702, 16 January 1915