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Road Board.

HEATHCOTE. The above Board met on Thursday last at the Board Office, Perry road, at 4 p.m. ; present — Messrs G. P. Dryden (Chairman), H. B. Kirk, T. Moore, J. Marsden and J. Kerr. — The receipts were reported to be .£159 14s 7d. — The Clerk was instructed to sue for all outstanding rates at once. — The following correspondence was read and dealt with : — From Sydenhain Borough Council, forwarding account for maintenance of boundary roads. Eeceived. — From Christchurch City Council, asking permission to carry tramway over roads in district.' To be informed that the Board have no objection provided that no road is used unless it is at least one chain wide. — From same, re closing road by cemetery. To be informed that the Board will put the matter in hand under " The Public Works Act, 1882," if the consent of the owner of adjoining land is obtained. — From the Selwyn County Council, re Eeserve 50a, forwarding letter from Colonial Secretary. The Clerk to get all the information he can on the subject, and forward it to the representative for the Heathcote Eiding. — From same re poundkeeper. Left to the Chairman. — From Chief Surveyor, forwarding final certificate re Messrs Sharpe and Slater's survey, stating that the work was well done. Eeceived. — The Chairman was requested to see the Chief Surveyor re Sumner road. — From Eev Choluiondeley, asking that a person's rates should be remitted, as they were in needy circumstances. Deferred to next "Board day. — From Mr S. Prisk, offering to supply stone. Deferred. — From Drainage Board, re sand going into river. The Clerk stated that he had done something to prevent it for the future. — From Mr W. Senior, offering, on behalf of Mr Coster, a contribution towards the cost of forming and metalling road between E.S. 38 and 157. Tenders to be called for formation. — Mr C. Cuff waited on the Board iv reference to road between him and Mr Palmer. Decided to comply with his request. — The Clerk was instructed to write to the Police relative to damage done to Eadley bridge. — After passing accounts for .£Bl 17s, the meeting closed.

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Road Board., Star, Issue 5169, 26 November 1884

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Road Board. Star, Issue 5169, 26 November 1884