Council Chambers January 11th 1864.

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

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

Correspondence:

A letter from the Australian Joint Stock Bank intimating that the balance due to the bank beyond the cash credit of 500 pounds was now 239 pounds five shillings and 7 pence and urging that the Council put forward matters that the new security may be entered into.

Also, a letter from the Secretary of the Newtown and Cooks River Road Trust stating that the 100 pounds agreed to be given towards the Kerbing and Guttering of the west side of the Newtown Road had been paid to the credit of the Municipality.

Orders of the day:

The adoption of the municipal electoral list.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Kingsbury, that the electoral list for the Municipality be adopted and that the Chairman be requested to give instructions for their being printed. Carried unanimously.

This concluded the business of the evening and the Council separated.

Signed Frederick Holland, Chairman.

 

Council Chambers January 21st 1864.

 

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

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

Correspondence:

A letter from Messrs. Parkes and Company offering street plates.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Knight, that Messrs. Parkes and Company’s letter be referred to the Improvement Committee. Carried.

Also a letter from Mr William Elyard enclosing the sanction of His Excellency to the mortgage of the funds of the Municipality to the Australian Joint Stock Bank for a cash credit of 1000 pounds per year

Also a letter from the manager of the Australian Joint Stock Bank intimating that the security for the cash credit had been prepared and together with the mortgage deed was now ready for execution.

Also a letter from Mr W. G. Moore complaining of the narrowness of the footpath in front of his property on the Newtown Road.

Moved by Councillor Munro, seconded by Councillor Curtis, that Mr W. G. Moore’s letter be referred to the Improvement Committee. Carried.

Also a letter from Messrs Gurner and Robberds pointing out some slight alteration in mortgage deed.

The Chairman read both the mortgage deed and agreement and it was arranged that they should be adopted with the understanding that the Chairman have the alterations affected previous to the Council attaching their signature.

This terminated the proceedings and the Council separated.

Signed Frederick Holland, Chairman.

 

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