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Warkworth Town Board

MONTHLY MEETING

The monthly meeting of the Warkworth Town Board was held in the Board's office last Thursday evening. Mr L. A. Petherick was- re-elected chairman, members expressing appreciation of the good work done by "Mr -^ Petherick during the Board's past*' term. / The chairman reported that nothing further had been done yet regarding the road to the new rubbish • :.. . . ..:

The clerk presented the figures.of the traffic tally taken at the junction of the Matakana and Main;, North roads for the period August 24—31, the figures being: —Private cars, 2,485 ; trade motors under 2 tqns r 367 ; 2-4 \ ton motors, 405 ; trailers, 2; motorcycles, 113; service cars, 104; buses, 11 ; horse drawn vehicles, 112; stock, 678. * . .'

The Board decided, to reply to a letter from the Main Highways Council suggesting that the Board he entitled to further consideration for maintenance expenditure on Highways in the form of increased subsidy or in royalty on metal carted on Town Board roads for the P.W.D. as this is extraordinary traffic. • ■

The Board decided to purchasefor £2,0 from the P.W.D. 700 feet of pipeslaid down some years ago, as part of the Board's water reticulation system

The Health Department's inspector presented his monthly report, everything being satisfactory.

The Board had had returned from the audit office a^copy of the accounts for the year ending March 31, 1934, there being no tags. Accounts amounting to £159 14s 3d on; the general account and £2 10s on the wate^. svippiy loan account were, passed for payment. / ,; ;

Crs. Smith and Petherick were appointed a • sub-bpmmittee to investigate the cost qf putting down 200 yards of/ concrete footpaths, with power to call tenders and spend up to £50. ; • • -■'-■"

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Warkworth Town Board, Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette, 17 October 1934

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Warkworth Town Board Rodney and Otamatea Times, Waitemata and Kaipara Gazette, 17 October 1934

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