Council Chambers June 1st 1863.

Present the Chairman and Councillors Munro, Kingsbury, Cullen, Bailey, Knight, Conley and Curtis.

Minutes of proceedings of previous meeting read and confirmed.

Reports:

From By-law Committee recommending a draft of laws for the collection of rates, suppression of nuisances, regulations of omnibuses, inspection of slaughter houses and the preservation of public decency and health received.

From Finance Committee recommending the payment of sundry accounts amounting to forty-one pounds eighteen shillings. Received.

Moved by Councillor Curtis, seconded by Councillor Conley, that the report received from By-Law Committee be adopted. Carried unanimously.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Curtis, that the report received from Finance Committee be adopted. Carried.

By-laws:

The Chairman read the By-laws submitted and it was agreed that they be again read next meeting.

Motions of which notice has been given:

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Conley, that Denison, Regent and Wellington Streets be surveyed and an estimate of the cost of forming the same be made by the Clerk. Carried unanimously

Moved by Councillor Curtis, seconded by Councillor Knight, Hordern Street be formed at a cost not to exceed 15 pounds, Egan Street at a cost not to exceed 12 pounds. Carried.

Moved by Councillor Conley, seconded by Councillor Kingsbury, that Mary Street be formed and repaired at a cost not to exceed 10 pound after survey. Carried.

Moved by Councillor Kingsbury, seconded by Councillor Munro, that the minutes as read be confirmed.

Signed Fredk. Wm. Holland, Chairman.


Council Chambers June 15th 1863.

Present the Chairman and Councillors Kingsbury, Curtis, Knight, Bedford, Munro, Bailey, Cullen and Conley.

Moved by Councillor Kingsbury, seconded by Councillor Knight, that the minutes of proceedings of previous meeting read be confirmed. Carried.

Report:

Moved by Councillor Kingsbury, seconded by Councillor Knight, that the report of Improvement Committee received be adopted. Carried unanimously.

Moved by Councillor Kingsbury, seconded by Councillor Bailey, that the Council advertise for tenders for the supply of 500 tons of white metal to be delivered on the Enmore Road.

Amendment: moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Bedford, that this Council advertise for 400 tons of white metal to be delivered on the Enmore Road. Carried.

Tenders for the supply of Ashlar for crossings and rubbish for the footpaths. The following are the names of persons tendering.

Mr C. F. Davies, for rubbish delivered at 3 shillings and sixpence per ton
Mr A. Cowie, Ashlar nine inches by eight inches at fourpence and nine inches by nine inches at fourpence halfpenny per foot.
Mr A. Cowie, rubbish at two shillings and sixpence per ton and ballast at 3 shillings and threepence per ton delivered.
Mr B. Ibbotson, Ashlar nine inches by nine inches at 15 shillings per perch.
Mr John Hayes, shlar nine inches by nine inches at 12 shillings per perch.
Mr G. McCullum, Ashlar nine inches by nine inches at 10 shillings and nine pence per perch and stone rubbish load 3 shillings and fourpence per load.
Mr C. Cox, stone rubbish at four shillings per ton.
Mr Peter Lamb, Ashlar at 11 shillings per perch.
Mr I. Bedford, stone rubbish at four shillings and sixpence and brick rubbish at four shillings per ton delivered.
Messrs. Thompson and Robinson, nine inch Ashlar at 11 shillings per perch of 44 feet.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Curtis, that Messrs. Thompson and Robinson’s tender for the supply of Ashlar be accepted subject to approval. Carried unanimously.

Moved by Councillor Curtis, seconded by Councillor Kingsbury, that Mr I. Cowie’s tender for the supply of stone rubbish and ballast be accepted subject to approval. Carried unanimously.

Moved by Councillor Bailey, seconded by Councillor Munro, that this Council finally pass the By-laws as read by the Chairman and that they be forwarded to the Government so soon as possible. Carried unanimously.

Signed Fredk. Wm. Holland, Chairman.


Council Chambers June 21st 1863.

Special general meeting to consider the subject of rates.

Present the Chairman and Councillors Curtis, Kingsbury, Munro, Conley, Bedford, Knight and Bailey.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Bedford, that Messrs. Langhorne and Viebby be appointed for four days viz. June 26th, 27th, 29th and 30th to assist the Clerk in the collection

of rates, each gentleman to take a separate Ward, and that three pounds 3 shillings each be paid for the work when performed. Personal surety to the amount of twenty pounds to be given by each gentleman. Carried unanimously

Signed Fredk. Wm. Holland, Chairman.


Council Chambers June 29th 1863.

Present the Chairman and Councillors Kingsbury, Bailey, Munro, Conley, Knight, Bedford and Curtis.

Moved by Councillor Bailey, seconded by Councillor Kingsbury, that the minutes of proceedings of meeting 15th June be read and confirmed. Carried.

Moved by Councillor Curtis, seconded by Councillor Conley, that the minutes of proceedings of Special General Meeting be read and confirmed. Carried.

Correspondence:

Letter from Mr W. Elyard, Under Colonial Secretary stating that the By-laws having been submitted to the Attorney General are now under consideration of the Executive Council.

Miscellaneous business:

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Conley, that this Council now entertain Mr Martin Gibbon’s offer, viz. to supply 100 tons or more of rubbish at two shillings and sixpence per ton to be laid down on Australia Street, Kingston Ward. Carried.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Conley, that the offer of Mr Martin Gibbons, viz. to supply this Council with 100 tons or more of rubbish at two shillings and sixpence per ton for the purpose of ballasting Australia Street, Kingston Ward be accepted. Carried.

Moved by Councillor Curtis, seconded by Councillor Conley, that Councillor Munro’s name be added to the Finance Committee. Carried unanimously.

Tenders for the supply of white metal from;

Messrs. William Moseley and S. Bloomfield at nine shillings and sixpence per ton; and Mr Thomas West at eight shillings and sixpence per ton

Moved by Councillor Curtis, seconded by Councillor Conley, that Mr Thomas West’s tender for the supply of 400 tons of white metal be accepted at eight shillings and sixpence per ton. To be delivered in eight weeks and be paid for at the rate of 75 per cent fortnightly, but subject to approval. Carried.

Moved by Councillor Bailey, seconded by Councillor Kingsbury, that this Council advertise for 600 tons of white metal to be delivered as may be required within this Municipality, – the proposer and seconder for the motion, – and Councillors Bedford, Conley, Curtis and Munro, against.

Signed Fredk. Wm. Holland, Chairman.

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