Council Chambers 6th January 1874.

Present the Mayor and Aldermen Goodsell, Fallick, Henderson, Conley and Smith.

Minutes:

The minutes of previous meeting read and confirmed on the motion of Aldermen Conley and Goodsell.

Correspondence:

Letter from the Registrar General asking for certain statistical information of the Borough. Moved by Alderman Henderson, seconded by Alderman Fallick, “that the request be complied with”. Carried.

Motion pursuant to notice.

Moved by Alderman Smith, seconded by Alderman Fallick, “that a sum not exceeding £25 be voted to purchase a piece of land for the establishment of a Pound for the Borough”. Carried.

Revision Court:

The Mayor drew the attention of Council to the necessity of appointing a day to revise the Municipal Lists Lists. After discussion 4 o’clock on Thursday the 22nd instant was appointed for the purpose.

Signed W. Bailey, Mayor.

 


Council Chambers 22nd January 1874.

Present the Mayor and Aldermen Goodsell, Henderson, Fallick, Conley, Cozens, Galvin, Smith and Bedford.

Minutes:

The minutes of previous meeting were read, and confirmed on the motion of Alderman Conley and Fallick.

Revision Court:

The Mayor laid on the table the Municipal Lists Lists for the year 1874, 1875. There being no applications for the insertion of names on the Lists, and no objection to the names therein, the Mayor signed the Lists as required by law.

Correspondence:

1. Letter from Mary Pendergrass asking the Council to cancel the rates due on a property she has recently purchased in Charles Street; also stating that she is nearly 80 years old and unable to work for a living. Moved by Alderman Conley, seconded by Alderman Bedford, “that the amount of rates for two years, £1/8/0, be cancelled”. Carried.

2. From Messrs Dempsey and Turnbull offering to supply blue metal boulders at two shillings and sixpence per ton.

3. From the secretaries to the testimonial to Sir Alfred Stephen C. B., late Chief Justice of New South Wales.

Both letters were laid on the table.

Report:

The Finance Committee brought up a report of accounts paid under votes of appropriation amounting to £102/6/8, and recommending payment of accounts amounting to £22/12/0. Moved by Alderman Henderson, seconded by Alderman Fallick, “that the report be received and adopted”. Carried.

Question:

In reply to a question by Alderman Conley, the Mayor said he had not authorised any person to re-fence in, any portion of Bligh Street.

Signed W. Bailey, Mayor.

 

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