Some points of interest:

  • The Council is concerned mainly with the setting up of civic offices and arrangements in the early months
  • Concern over the state of streets leads, in May to purchase of “six barrows, two dozen of Collins best picks and two dozen shovels for the use of the Municipality”
  • Misc business in June: “Council Clerk to call on Mrs Short and ascertain if a pig complained of by Mr Losee is a nuisance that, if so to endeavour to have the nuisance removed.”
  • Controversy in September over the appalling state of the Cemetery (at that time the cemetery covered all of what is now Camperdown Park)
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