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TAIERI COUNTY COUNCIL

Th© monthly meeting held this afteriioon wus attended by Crs Freeman chairman), Blair, Gow, Kempsheli, Elliott, Black;©, Doherty, and Christie. —Reports,— txirujv.c’t. Xo. t;2 hvanply and deliver'?' schist ],c-3 Flat- road) and contract N,o. 105 jconst-ruction of 46in Mouic-r pine culvert, Maangaiua) rrc completed. jho v.oiks carried our by div labor include Inc regrading oi portion V.f Wnnre Flat later;, dcliverr oi spall?, in Gladfield road, Fast taieri. repairs Mount Grand _ road_ and dueling of Main jviclNun; 1 cinj and iagrading oi th<« Sadd;© Hill roads and general clean tro of Rriehton streets, Otoki* D’diiig, atintnil over/isul of streets in rot.junction with the Town Board. Outran:, renewal of ruperstr::; tute 0 £ .Mill (>Mc bndge. Berwick, and s-urfarim- of W/wi.‘■ida roads. Maur.cafi:. I-d i,£ for.ra-;. n "I road .Mauna* to s u >,t.-. n hydgo ;,"d widening of angr'-ari.,--, aL k-jg.- v.;n protective guard fence. Deep .Stream Riding, and grading of the top. road i r ..ni fcutiou to (icioniaok, Kirkland's x-rtni pension Fridge road, and Long Ford 'road, strath TciorL Riding. The Ok-lda d-sv-lalior squad nave m.-w been induced !■> tliieo Jii'ii. who are engaged regrading the road alc-ug-jae the railway, Ai’lanton, and inserting -koutt- or s‘Jin pice drain in ’ho big ditch ;.1_ th-,- Lack of the township. Lnr re aic ml; a number of works to be (.-..rrud out. in <M,.kia Riding, but far reasons o: finance they will hav* to stand over till next season. S.;.v*;.t. •• n chains of tho District rood at Wingatui Lave been widened. and metalled by th-* Dim-Mm Jotkoy Club, v.nvu scene assietance from the comity i■,,tiTi ,gii. -fv o cverk has Fn ;i carried out. in a very ciedLlahl-s manner, and this stetson of rand is now equal to th« by s', in tii* county, due chn> arc to h* thanked for expending so kvc, a srai eg 3 puLiiic work, and inoideiualiy finding employment. for a number of men during the sdnclt sc.ibon, and it, is to he Imped some joint, arrangement; uiii ire mad - j-.y whh hj the remaining three chains of road will i.© regraded anil v, idct.cd fo as 10 compley, the formation a.-, far ns the tail wav mot..: approach. .At Sticlu i aieri arva-ngcnirnls have been made tor grading Rush's road, Ngapuna-, but it. is not propose;! to undertake any further grading- work a -, p ri .- sent. ’Jh© gravelling of me road at hr- k of -Strath Tr.icri Hold is in progress, and on completion o; tins vn. m the .-uriacomeu will attend to the rhkh from ih* hail to tile creamery, Ike outpi;-. fioui ik- Mogiel quarry has Leon small, only <j.lyds being delivered since my November rep-mr. The. heap at the depot 'ims 1g., : n jin-Ma-ed to 800 cubic vied.-, ;nvj tb'-’F* ::ro 900 cubic y.nvi.s of siiaJis quarried at th<- face. With regard to the :ipp!h-aiio;i of the Mo.-.gio] Borough (T’uu-i!. I recommend the comic;! supply at 4.- 6d per cubic yard, end notify tiic iiorr.ugh that, they are prepared to give delivery at once if fo d>sircd. W jilt icgcrd to t.h<. ntetaliiug of the Henley-Bcrv.i--k rvcid and Maungaltm Hill, anphcanrin, was made to the PubSifi Works Department for autiscritics early in Deeemlxir, and thr- departmerJ.- was again written to in dar.r.ary, empk;,siting the imj'ona.ncK of putting these works in hand, so as to keep the quarry bards employed, but no reply lias yet been received. 1 do, not suggest that the enmity council should press the matter further, out report, th© position in ojd-n- that you may undeistand why tho works have, not been proceeded with. I v.ns .asked a: 'J’aieii Mouth n> make a rc co m mend a lion regarding painting -r tairing of the bridge across tic* river. The most important matters roqinnng altentir/it are the tightening up of holts and painting parapet limbers and ironwork. If this work were earned out at. once ihe jvaiiuing and tarring of tru.-s himbeis, cut, might bo left over for a. year, and n. trranl aj-qilicd for by the- two counties jointly in the 1915-1916 Appropriation.*-. I do lot see how Taieri can finance the work without a gram, as the

widening of the Biighum road at the chiTs and gravelling of the pinches on the road between end of gravel and Taicri Mouth will absorb the coast's share oi nest year's allocations. Willi regard to the application of Mr F. Mojnihan, Cc Elliot, and the engineer recommend vha-t a new culvert} bd inserted to desired leve.l. provided M f Moynihaa docs the carting free of cost. t inspected the roar] lino defined lit rough ?0 ,- « tions 7, S. and 9. block 10, Strath Tarerl district, with hj Mr Mason requested should bo ouenarl for fraific. ihe- road is througa practically level, ground, and a cood portion of it is at p:\-sent nnd-r iuh ivar ;.,n. Several pine culvrils -sou id bo required at ditch and d-qu'■-s.’-.n >-■■■,■/ .ug.s. im:, >.■ i•» work otherwise is <•, jjght nature, and could all be fort e,j wiH; ike- road-graoei. I estimate ilm . oak of culverts at £s'-J and for ro.ni gre ding at £'U>, It would ho ivo'-ssarv for ailioiri'ng owners to -“ilhc? fence the road , ; r t gan a at raoilocK fences.—ft wai irn'in.:! to agair. write t;» the Government ro aut honur-t lor ilia Henley-llcrwi- i; road works, the Tatori Yfomh bridge L hold ovr in the mean, time. Coiio.ioOioi yf Mr Mason's re' quest was >i r iVrrevl till me nrxt tlloca. Hons. ’ides rcir.r.-r.dcr <•; tie- r-q.orl vat aborted. The tinicnv ic.-p-'-isi- i -rioj-teA ; —“I inspected :;hi iim .da iigiilcr-ie,n-es in. this connlv sii.ee ia,t meeting, and found evi.-rvthhig clean in and around them, f 'went owr ’ . Brighton to inivestigato a complaint, and found nothing fiepo-ited on the rnad-.idc. the (mi tin- and other rubbish coinpja■:no i ol long on the Brighton re.- c. Tim; e wen- three re idcnls at Wingntni. o;-nolle die ra-o;ir-e, draining (iiity water, etc., into the ditch on the 'roadside. 'i id-, dhwh inn into tho small crcvir 1 h.tt r«n through the racecourse. ’1 iie ditch v.a-, in a very filthy conditions, there being L-t 1 . -u 3ui or 4in of siudi in tins bott-un. and on a warm day the ■ nirli '■. so. pretty siKing.— Received ; step.-, (.o be if,k--:ii to eiruAi tho nui-sance-s inferred to !<■ oer", Tim Ranger report ed Having visited thfl I following ridings .-in '' 1.0 t meeting - iKaikorai, Otokia. MauiiguLn.-i, Outrarn, Strath Taim-i, K.i-t. 'J' nci i. and North Taicri. lie a died for instructions in the case whet ■ person; run n d i heir cattle out on the road-, for t i.o purpose of getting water, lie knew time vn:-..s a scarcity of water ail over tbo mumy at present, but thought tniecii ought n. be a, person in charges of tin; .wittie w/Kt turned out for this purno-e die; -11 eg; diould ho taken right Sun k a: lerv ■ ;-d, and not left to wander at k.-tn-. Vn'-re ■■- .some persons in the Lodi,. .4 t-miing Hndr cattles and horse,.- ;.;i He-- rod-, at night, and the charging of tin- -we-. 1 driving fee. seemed to have i, . mh-v kb ;-; -cverc tnetHurc; should I)” t'lkwn n • or tie- band. He bad found w.-.mie. ir g 74 canuj 20 hor.-C". and had ••• omnid' U m (tmrain pottri'i 11 nor---. ; n-i lau;.;. —1! Tho Dunedin f.T.y Hm.ncii notified their willingne-s n. ■■ w ( . o ti.e eeuncibs vote of £ls tit- £ for £ Vfhare I’lat road rcrair-s br-lw-,;:i iio : -neo! and I.eishmau’-,. —Received. The I'i o-g - r I I' ' v■'i t. our.ci! v-.k. d for SCY.) cubic yarn’s a-o . ■eiervr-d for next season's ieq mi cm. Nt -.— Engineer to ntJe and anango ;o'n rdingly. Ttio Otago ho mm lino ..rev attention to tho primth f- of s'iiot liiotorist ; driving at an ex<e--iv. -i-cd ,n the vicinity u t Brighton bridge.—ftcceivr-d. Two rncmijcrs of the Otago Motor Club notified their wiliiagness to Lear the aper.'o of tho const!action of a road drag if the council would arcept it and J e * a trail ho made, say, on Brighton-Taieri Noilh road. The drag was largely used in America, whore each farmer, having one, kept the rends in his vicinity in perfeet order at little expense.-—Received. Smart Bros., Mosgic-I Junction, applied for permission to remove a bouse froiu Dunedin and re-erect on their property at Mo'gicl.—Gran red cu n'ual terms. The Deep Stream Gold Mining Company applied to cross two county roads with water pipes to permit their plant workiojr below tho lord at Deep Stream. —Granted on usual conditions. Murray, Roberts, and Co. wrote stationthey tv era agreeable to give 5 acres at 25* per acr'i n; cniintcticri with proposed road 1 h.l gb -cctiun 15. k-10-kylo, Snttca ; tha fr-uro ti hi) t-reeled to Iks cqutl to tho' fence, at 'present &djoaung the rajitrav —. Azretd t-

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TAIERI COUNTY COUNCIL, Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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TAIERI COUNTY COUNCIL Evening Star, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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