Tuesday 2nd of January 1912

Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of the Council held at the Town Hall Newtown on Tuesday 2nd of January 1912.

Present

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) and Aldermen Turtle Lawler, Cousins, Elstub, Morgan, Smith, Edwards and Bamfield.

 

Minutes

The Minutes of the previous meeting were read confirmed on motion of Alderman Morgan seconded by Alderman Bamfield and signed.

Correspondence

Letter from E Williams asking that the lamp be removed to the opposite corner at the intersection of Erskineville Road and Wilson Street.

Received and referred to the Lighting Committee for report.

Letter from W Richmond asking that the Road the wood blocked from Stanmore Road to Juliett Street.

Received.

Letter from the Waterloo Council asking cooperation in an endeavour to obtain an alteration in the undertaker’s award so as to provide for burials on Sundays during the summer months.

Received and cooperation granted on the motion of Alderman Turtle seconded by Alderman Edwards.

Letter from S L Cole covering a copy of the Municipal and Shire Councils award and explaining the provisions of same.

Alderman Bamfield moved: “That the letter be received and Mr Cole thanked for his attention to the matter.” Seconded by Alderman Turtle and carried.

Letter from the Newtown Electric Light Company asking permission to erect an electric sign at the Trocadero Picture Palace.

Received and referred to the Works Committee for report.

Letter from J Archibald making application for Council’s approval of a subdivision plan of land at the corner of Edgeware Road and Darley Street also requesting the return of the plans of 2 cottages and Edgeware Road near Darley Street.

Received and consideration deferred till a later period of the evening.

 

Petition

Petition from C Barnes S Ward and 42 others praying that Lord Street be watered was received and referred to the Works Committee for report.

 

Reports

the Finance Committee reported having paid accounts since last meeting amounting to £297.2.8 and that the Balances at credit of Funds at 31/12/1911 were as follows:

General Fund £2163.2.5
Trust Fund £ 103.0.0
Wood Blocks F D £2030.0.0
Town Hall Account R and R £ 304.10.0 £4600.12.5

 

Resolved: That the report be received and adopted and the payment of Accounts approved.

 

Financial Statement

the Financial Statement to 31st December 1911 was submitted and ordered to be laid upon the table.

The Finance Committee submitted a Special Report read a letter received from E A Turtle asking councils reasons for refusing approval of Plans of houses in Lord Street and recommended “That the matter be referred for Solicitors advice.”

Received and Adopted.

 

Overseer of Works

the Overseer of Works Report dealing with matters completed or in progress during the past fortnight was received and adopted.

The Sunday Inspectors Report as contained in paragraph 1 to 5 inclusive on pages 166/7 of Report Book was received the Applications mentioned in paragraph 3 were granted and the authority asked for in paragraph 5 was approved.

 

Motions Pursuant to Notice

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) moved: “That all Resolutions of this Council of the 19th December 1911 in so far as they expressed approval of the plan and specification submitted by Mr J Archibald of 2 cottages in Edgeware Road near the Intersection of Darley Street be and the same I hereby rescinded.”

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

Mr Archibald’s letters were again submitted for consideration when it was resolved: “That the further consideration of J Archibald’s applications stand over pending Legal advice as to this councils process in the matter in the meantime that the Applicant be informed that he may have the plans of his houses if he so desires.”

 

Alderman Cousins moved: “That a Committee be appointed to enquire into and report upon the advisability and probable cost of securing a motor for Street Watering purposes.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

Resolved: That the matter be considered by the Works Committee with the at addition of Alderman Cousins.

 

Order of the Day

The Finance Committee submitted the following Estimates of Receipts and Expenditure that the year 1912 viz:

A The amount of the proposed expenditure out of the Fund to which the proceeds of the rates are to be paid.

 

General Purposes Administrator of Expenses
Salaries £950, Mayoral Allowance £200 Stationery printing advertising £200 Sundry Administrator of Expenses £125. £1475

 

 

Public Works
Road metal (Blue and White) £2500, wages £2300, Street Cleaning £1300, Bricks £400, Ballasted £150 Sand £140 Cement £50 Kerb and gutter £250 Plumbing £30 Timber £20 Plant, Tools, Repairs and etc £150. £8040

 

 

Health Administration
Inspectors Salaries £364 Garbage Service £1872 Sundry Expenses £80. £2316

 

Public Services
Street Watering £540 Street Lighting £2350, Fire Brigades Board £650. £3540

 

Municipals Property
Caretaker gas and etc £120, Rates £130. £250

 

Miscellaneous
interest on Loan £1260 Annual Provision for renewing wood blocks £1000 Newtown Brass Band £100 £2360
£17,981

 

B Amount on Hand available the such expenditure £2163.2.5
C Other revenue likely to be available £ 950.0.0
D Amount required to be raised £14867.17.7
E Total value of unimproved Land £1308462
Total improved Capital Value £3030996
Assessed Annual Value £ 221000

 

A rate of 2 ¾ pence on the unimproved capital value (£1308462) will yield £14992.15.10. (Subject to reduction on Appeal).

 

His Worship The Mayor moved: “That the foregoing estimates of Receipts and Expenditure for the year 1912 be and the same I hereby received and adopted.”

Seconded by Alderman Turtle and carried.

 

The Meeting then terminated.

 

Confirmed 16th January 1912.

 

Signed W. Rigg, Mayor.

Tuesday January 16th 1912

 

Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Council held at the Town Hall Newtown on Tuesday January 16th 1912.

 

Present

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) and Aldermen Clegg, Turtle, Lawler, Cousins, Elstub, Morgan, Macready, Lewis, Smith, Bamfield and Edwards.

 

Minutes

The Minutes of the previous meeting were read confirmed on the motion of Alderman Edwards seconded by Alderman Bamfield and signed.

 

Mayoral Minute re Year 1911

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) submitted a Minute dealing with the progress of the Municipality Financial and otherwise for the year 1911.

Received and adopted.

 

Correspondence

Letter from the North Sydney Council asking cooperation in an endeavour to obtain legislation to prohibit or regulate Advertising Hoardings.

Received and cooperation granted on the motion of Alderman Morgan seconded by Alderman Elstub.

Letter from L Everingham making application to erect a Lamp on the path in front of Hatte’s Arcade.

Received and referred to the Works Committee for report.

Letter from the Newtown Electric Light Company asking permission to low of the Electric Sign at the Trocadero Picture Palace to a position over the Awning.

Received and granted subject to the sign being fixed to the satisfaction of Councils Inspector.

Letter from the Department of Public Construction asking what the Council are prepared to do in the event of land in Wilson Street been handed over to the Council on a long lease at an nominal rental the playground purposes.

Alderman Lewis moved: “That this letter be received and the Minister informed that provided the whole of the land owned by the Department at this place is included in the lease this Council will fence it in and supervise it as a Children’s Playground.”

Seconded by Alderman Clegg and carried.

Letter from the Department of Lands covering Gazette notices of Alignment of Yaralla Street Yaralla Lane and Brooks Lane.

Received and laid upon the table.

Letter from Alderman Taylor giving excerpts from the Fire Commissionaire’s report for 1911 was received.

At this junction His Worship The Mayor introduced Alderman Griffin Municipal Representative on the metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage to briefly address the Council in support of his Candidature are for re-election.

Alderman Morgan moved a vote of thanks to Alderman Griffin for his attendance and address.

Seconded by Alderman Lewis and carried.

 

Reports

Auditors Report

The Auditor (W H Cadogan) submitted his Report dealing with the councils Books of Accounts to 31st December 1911 and certifying to their correctness.

 

Balance Sheet

The Balance Sheet was also submitted showing details of accounts to the 31st December 1911 together with a list of rates outstanding duly certified.

Resolved: “That the Auditors Report Balance sheet and List of outstanding rates be received and adopted and laid on the table.

 

The Works Committee

submitted of reported meeting is held 8 and 16th January 1912 as set forth on the page 189 and containing paragraphs 1 to 4 inclusive.

Resolved that the Works Committees report be received and adopted and its recommendations carried into effect.

 

Overseers Report

the Overseer of Works report dealing with works completed or in progress during the past fortnight and etc was submitted and it was resolved “That the report be received and the matter of plans referred to the Works Committee for report.

His Worship The Mayor reported that he had obtained legal advice and Counsels opinion and reference to two applications made under Ordinance 70 and acting under the advice received the Council should now approve of the Plans submitted.

After discussion it was resolved that the whole matter be referred to a Committee of the Whole Council for investigation and report as to the advisability of granting approval of the two plans submitted.

 

Sanitary Inspector

The Sanitary Inspector’s report was contained in paragraphs 1 to 6 on pages 168/9 of the report book was received and it was resolved: “That the Report be received and adopted the applications for Registration mentioned in paragraph 3 be granted and Authority given to issue a Statutory Notice as recommended in paragraph 6.

 

Motions Pursuant to Notice

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) moved: “That the following works authorised for Camden and Enmore Wards and the votes of money therefore which lapsed on 31st of December 1911 in pursuance of Clause 3 Resolution 6 be now revoted.”

 

Camden Ward

1 Alice Street from King Street to Hawken Street remetal 22 feet wide at an estimated cost of £ 331
2 Alice Street from Hawken Street to Edgeware Road tarpave carriageway 22 feet wide at an estimated cost of £ 358
3 Newman Street from Angel Street to Union Street repair with metal and tarred screenings estimated cost £ 277
4 Gibbes Street lifted and relayed kerb and gutter from Whitehorse Street to No 14 tarpaved crossing West to East side and repair where required estimated cost £50
5 Goodsell Street South side from King Street to Goodsell Lane complete tar paving estimated cost £ 8.10.0
6 Wells Street footpath both sides from John Street to Edgeware Road repair and top dress estimated cost £ 44
7 Gowrie Street carriageway from Iredale Street to Munni Street top dress and lay strips 4 feet wide along gutters estimated cost £ 120
8 Commodore Street top dress carriageway estimated cost £   30
9 Hawken Street repair and top dress carriageway estimated cost £   27
10 Maria Lane complete kerb and gutter West side to East £   18
11 Darley Street intersection of John and Darley streets cubed £   50
12 Dickson Street and Pearl Lane renew crossing estimated cost £     9.10.0

 

Enmore Ward

13 Metropolitan Road carriageway tarpaved 22 feet wide estimated cost £ 660
14 Camden Street from King Street to station Street tarpave the carriageway 1st class estimated cost £ 186
15 Lane off Ferndale Street white metal estimated cost £   34
16 Claire Street remetal with white metal estimated cost £   66
17 Gladstone Street from Phillip Street to liberty Street remetal £ 140
18 Sarah Street renew gutters where required North side from Marian Street to Simmons Street estimated cost £ 18
19 Sarah Street remetal carriageway with white metal £   75
20 Francis Street repair carriageway with white metal £   80
21 Trafalgar Street remetal carriageway estimated cost £ 177
22 Trafalgar Street footpath South side renew repair and top dress £   35
23 Enmore Lane from Station Street to end of new gutters remetalled with white metal and from end of new gutters to Reiby Street tarpave from kerb to kerb estimated cost £   35

 

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

 

The meeting then terminated.

 

Confirmed this 30th day of January 1912.

 

Signed W. Rigg, Mayor.

 

 

30th of January 1912

 

Minutes of a Special meeting of the Council held at the Town Hall Newtown on Monday 22nd of January 1912 at 7.30pm.

 

Present

Has Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) and Aldermen Cousins, Elstub, Morgan, Macready, Lewis, Smith and Edwards.

 

An apology was received from Alderman Turtle.

 

His Worship The Mayor announce the business of the Special meeting to be:

1 “The making of a General Rate of 2¾ pence in the £ for the year ending 31st December 1912 on the unimproved Capital Value of all rateable land in the Municipality to provide sufficient money to defray all its probable and reasonable expenses in the carrying out during the year of the several purposes in respect of which it is authorised directed or obliged by the Act Ordinances and Regulations to extend or apply to the funds of the Area.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

 

Has Worship The Mayor moved:

2 “That the sum of £1475 be now appropriated from the General Fund for General Purposes Administration Expenses.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

His Worship The Mayor moved:

3 “The sum of £8040 be now Appropriated from the General Fund for Public Works.

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

His Worship The Mayor moved:

4 “That the sum of £2316 be now appropriated from the General Fund for Health Administration.

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

His Worship The Mayor moved:

5 “That the sum of £3540 be now appropriated from the General Fund for Public Service.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

His Worship The Mayor moved:

6 “That the sum of £250 be now appropriated from the General Fund for Municipal Property.

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

His Worship The Mayor moved:

7 “That the sum of £2360 be now appropriated from the General Fund for Miscellaneous Expenses.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

 

The meeting then terminated.

 

Confirmed Town Hall Newtown 30th of January 1912.

 

Signed W. Rigg, Mayor.

 

Minutes of a Special Meeting of the Council held at the Town Hall Newtown on Monday 22nd of January 1912 at 8.15pm.

 

Present

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) and Aldermen Cousins, Elstub, Morgan, Macready, Lewis, Smith and Edwards.

An apology was received from Alderman Turtle.

 

Business

“To confirm the resolution making a General Rate of 2¾ pence in the £on the unimproved Capital Value.”

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) moved:

“That the Rate of 2¾ pence in the £ on the unimproved Capital Value of all Rateable Lands in the Municipality made and passed viz Resolution of this Council at a duly constituted meeting held this day be and the same is hereby confirmed and that the Mayor and Clerk be authorised when the rates have been written up in the Rate Books to attach the common seal of the Council to and sign the Rate Books.”

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

 

The meeting then terminated.

 

Confirmed this 30th day of January 1912.

 

Signed W. Rigg, Mayor.

 

 

Minutes of a Committee of the Whole Council held at the Town Hall Newtown on Monday 22nd of January 1912 at 8.30pm.

 

Present

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) and Alderman Clegg, Cousins, Elstub, Morgan, Macready, Lewis, Smith and Edwards.

 

An apology was received from Alderman Turtle.

 

Business

“To consider Legal advice received re-Building Ordinance 70 and Council’s regulations thereunder and the advisability of approving plans and specifications submitted under the provisions of the said Ordinances by E A Turtle and J Archibald.

Having fully considered the matter your Committee now recommend:

1 “That in accordance with the advice given by Counsel and concurred with by the Solicitors the Applications of E A Turtle and J Archibald be granted.”

2 “That a letter be sent to the Minister for Public Works pointing out that the disabilities the Council is labouring under in connection with Ordinance 70 and asking that the prompt step is be taken to amend the Act so as to give adequate powers of control over the Subdivision of Land and the erection of Building thereon.

Adopted.

 

30th of January 1912.

Signed W. Rigg, Mayor.

 

Tuesday 30th of January 1912

 

Minutes of an Ordinary Meeting of the Council held at the Town Hall Newtown on Tuesday 30th of January 1912.

 

Present

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg and Aldermen Turtle, Cousins, Elstub, Morgan, Macready, Lewis, Smith, Edwards and Bamfield.

 

Minutes

the Minutes of 3 meetings held 16th and 22nd of January were read confirmed on the motion of Alderman Morgan seconded by Alderman Elstub and signed.

 

Alderman S L Cole

His Worship The Mayor welcomed The Mayor of the Glebe (Alderman Artlett) and also Alderman S L Cole (Glebe) who was present to address the meeting on behalf of his Candidature for the position of Municipal Representative on the Metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage.

 

Correspondence

Letter from the Newtown Ambulance Brigade asking permission to make a Street collection on Saturday 25th of February on behalf of the funds of the Brigade.

Received and request granted.

Letter from Condon Brothers Butchers King Street asking permission to keep their door open during Business hours.

Received and request refused as it would be a breach of Ordinance 56.

Letter from William May Land master porting re-Band performance on the 22nd instant.

Received.

Letter from A C Lucas Secretary to the Wyalong Disaster Newtown Citizens Benefit soliciting the patronage of the Mayor and Aldermen in connection with the Benefit to be held on the 14th February 1912.

Alderman Turtle moved “That the B received and the request granted.”

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

Further letter from A C Lucas asking permission to Exhibit 6 calico signs in connection with the Benefit for 2 weeks.

Received and granted.

Letter from the Metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage intimating that 3 ventilating shafts will be erected in connection with the Angel Street stormwater sewer.

Received.

Letter from the Wyalong Disaster Committee submitting a subscription list in connection with the relief Fund.

Received and to be laid upon the Office Table.

Letter from L Everingham asking permission to erect a lamp sign over the path opposite Hattie’s Arcade was refused on the recommendation of the Works Committee.

Letter from the Secretary to the Newtown Play grounds Committee giving further details of land in the Phillip Street Enmore.

Received and referred to Finance Committee.

 

Petition

Petition was received from Messrs Paterson Nickless Milen Guille and Company Greenwood and Swinburn asking permission to use cross blinds to shade their shop windows from the sun.

On the recommendation of the Works Committee was resolved:

“That where the circumstances warranted permission be granted for the use of a properly constructed and securely fixed playing roller blind as a sunshade on condition that the blind is erect to urge to the satisfaction of this Councils Inspector that a clear way of 7 feet is left between the bottom edge of the blind and the footway when the blind is fully lowered and that the blind is rolled up directly the sun is off the front or sides of the premises as the case may be.

Letter from Messrs William and J Dubber asking to be relieved of their Contract for the scavenging of Kingston Ward as the 3 Wards is found to be more than they can manage also requesting that the tender Deposit of £5 on the contract be returned.

Alderman Turtle moved: “That the B received and the request complied with.”

Seconded by Alderman Elstub and carried.

 

Alderman Edwards moved:

“That fresh tenders be called the scavenging of Kingston Ward.”

Seconded by Alderman Smith amendment moved by Alderman Turtle “That the scavenging of Kingston Ward be carried out by day labour.”

Seconded by Alderman Lewis and lost.

The original motion was then submitted and declared Carried.

 

Reports

a report was submitted from the Committee of the Whole Council which recommended 1 That the applications of Messrs Archibald and Turtle rebuilding be granted and 2 That a letter be sent to the Minister for Public Works pointing out the disabilities under which Councils are working owing to the inadequacy of their powers under Building Ordinance 70.

Alderman Rigg moved and Alderman Morgan seconded “That the report of the Committee of the Whole be received and adopted and its recommendations be carried into effect.”

Amendment moved by Alderman Lewis “That no reply be sent to the applications of Mr all Archibald and Turtle.”

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and lost.

The substantive motion was then submitted and declared carried.

 

Finance Committee

the Finance Committee reported having paid accounts under votes of appropriation since last meeting amounting to the sum of £243.19.3 and recommended payments of accounts amounting to £599.9.10 as set forth on pages 105/6 of the Finance Committee.

Refund of Tender Deposits from the Trust Fund of £40.0.0 were also submitted for confirmation.

Resolved: “That the Finance Committees report be received and adopted and the Accounts submitted the Confirmed and Paid.”

 

Financial Statements

the monthly statements in accordance with Regulation 6 was submitted and ordered to be laid upon the table. Credit balance £2021.17.10 General fund and £63 Trust Fund.

The Works Committees report containing paragraphs 12 4 pages 190/1 of the Works Committees book was received and adopted. Applications from J Campbell for approval of plans of shop and Dwelling Enmore Road for Mr McDonnell was received and approval is desired granted.

 

 

Overseers Report

the Overseers report of Works completed or in progress during the past fortnight was received.

 

Inspectors Report

The Inspector’s report was submitted as contained in paragraphs 1 to 5 Report Book pages 170/1 and it was resolved that the report be received and adopted proceedings to be taken as recommended in paragraph 3.

At this junction His Worship The Mayor introduced Alderman: (Glebe) who address the Council in support of his candidature for the Metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage.

A vote of thanks was accorded Alderman Cole for his address.

 

Motions Pursuant to Notice

His Worship The Mayor (Alderman Rigg) moved: “That the following Works authorised and the votes of money therefore which lapsed on the 31st of December 1911 in pursuance of Clause 13 of Regulation 6 is being now revoted viz:

 

O’Connell Ward

1 Wilson Street Tarpave carriageway at an estimated cost of £1241
2 Erskineville Road Top dress Carriageway within 100 yards of King Street E.C. £9.10.0
3 Whateley Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £3.16.0
4 Hordern Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £6.10.0
5 Egan Street Top dress carriageway within 100 yards of King Street £6.10.0
6 O’Connell Street ”     ”    ”       ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £7.12.0
7 Watkin Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £14.0.0
8 Stephen Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £1.12.6
9 Missenden Road ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £8.2.6
10 Bucknell Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £6.10.0
11 Elizabeth Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £4.12.0
12 Fitzroy Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £6.10.0
13 Queen Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £9.5.0
14 Little Queen Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £4.12.0
15 Forbes Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £8.15.0
16 Bligh Street ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     ”     “ £7.0.0
17 Bucknell Lane Brown to Bucknell Street repair with white metal and top dress the carriageway £55.0.0
18 Watkin’s Lane Tarpave carriageway £125.0.0
19 Watkin Street Carriageway repair where necessary £130.0.0
20 Fitzroy Street Carriageway from Fitzroy Lane to present tarpaving repair remetal and topdress £32.0.0
21 Hemmings Lane Carriageway white metal and top dress £18.0.0
22 Egan Street Renew tar paving in front of Cottages £10.0.0
23 Chalder Street from Egan to O’Connell streets tar pave carriageway £74.10.0
24 O’Connell Street from prospect Street to bottom remetal with white metal and tarpave £85.0.0
25 Longdown Street from Missenden Road to Elizabeth Street renew gutterstones where required and repair carriageway £60.0.0
26 Forbes Street repair and top dress footpath £19.0.0
27 Missenden Road ballast and metal carriageway and renew crossing at Richard and Aylesbury Street £275.0.0
28 Erskineville Road from Wilson Street to Railway Bridge remetal £118.0.0
29 Queen Street repair and top dress carriageway £50.0.0
30 Linthorpe Street metal with white metal and top dress £168.0.0
31 Missenden Road western side renew gutterstones from No 2 to 4 £4.0.0
32 Raper Street from O’Connell to Hordern Street remetal with white metal where required and top dress carriageway and repair gutterstones where necessary £55.0.0
33 Aylesbury Street South side complete kerb and gutter and tarpaving to Elizabeth Street £50.0.0
34 Campbell Street repair and top dress footpath £18.0.0
35 Longdown Street renew footpath where required £10.0.0
36 Little Queen Street renew footpath where required £8.10.0
37 Fitzroy Street renew footpath where required and top dress £40.0.0
38 Hordern Street footpath renew where required and top dress £57.0.0
39 Church Street east side footpath renew where required and top dress £45.0.0
40 Hordern Street from King Street to prospect Street remetal (white) £64.0.0
41 Church Street from Lennox to Victoria streets tar pave carriageway £185.0.0
42 Mechanic Street carriageway remetal with white metal £36.0.0
43 Susan Street renew footpath £37.0.0
44 Lanes Pines Estate Space between buildings fence or kerb to be tar paved
                                         Holdsworth Lane £5.8.0
                                         Randall Lane £5.14.0
                                       Wilson Lane £16.5.0
                                         Ivery’s Lane £15.0.0
                                         Leamington Lane £8.15.0

 

Kingston Ward

45 Lennox Street from Australia Street to Regent Street remetal with white from Regent to Oxford Street ballasted and metal with white metal £160.0.0
46 Hopetoun Street remetal carriageway with white metal 20 feet wide and top dress £89.0.0
47 Northwood Lane metal (white and top dress) £50.0.0
48 Bishopsgate Street repairs to footpath £8.10.0
49 Pierce Street tarpave carriageway £72.0.0
50 Australia Street remetal carriageway from Court House to Lennox Street £128.0.0
51 Lennox Street remetal carriageway from church to Australia Streets £143.0.0
52 Bedford Street Top dress carriageway within 100 yards of King Street £8.2.6
53 Eliza Street ”                   ”                           “ £8.2.6
54 Federation Street top dress carriageway £43.10.0
55 That it be referred to the Works Committee to report upon the advisability and probable cost of tar paving Robert Street Regent Street from Bedford to Albemarle Street and Station Street from Bedford Street to Lennox Street

Seconded by Alderman Turtle and carried.

 

Alderman Bamfield moved:

“That in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act and Ordinances thereunder and Allowance be granted to the Mayor for executing the office of Mayor for the ensuing term and the sum of £200 be the amount of such Allowance.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

 

Alderman Turtle moved:

That it be referred to the Works Committee to report upon the advisability and probable cost of carrying out the following works: 1 the tar metalling of the footpath on the Cemetery side of Church 8 inches from Caretakers Lodge to Federation Road.

Seconded by Alderman Lewis and carried.

2 The tar metalling of the footpath on the Cemetery side of Lennox Street from Baptist Church to Mr Dibble’s premises.

Seconded by Alderman Elstub and carried.

 

Alderman Lewis moved:

That it be referred to the Works Committee to report upon the advisability and probable cost of top dressing with tar and sand the footpaths in King Street from Bligh Street to the Newtown Railway Bridge.

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

Alderman Lewis moved:

“That it be referred to the Works Committee to report upon the advisability and probable cost of top dressing with prepared tar and the Nepean sand the Wood blocked carriageway in King Street from Bligh Street to the Newtown Railway Bridge and Enmore Road from the Railway Bridge to Stanmore Road.

Seconded by Alderman Cousins and carried.

 

Alderman Cousins moved for Alderman Lawler:

“That it be referred to the works Committee to report upon the advisability and probable cost of top dressing with prepared tar and Nepean sand the Wood blocked carriageway in King Street South.

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

 

Questions Without Notice:

This Worship The Mayor moved:

“That a letter be forwarded to Alderman Lawler expressive of this Council’s sincere regret at his indisposition caused by a brutal assault on the 26th January and expressing the hope that he will soon be restored to health and strength.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

 

Alderman Lewis drew attention to the inadequacy of the Police protection for an important Municipality like Newtown and instanced a difficulty experienced in obtaining prompt Police assistance in recent assault cases and moved: “That a letter be sent to the Inspector General of Police bringing the matter under his notice and asking for more Adequate Police Protection.”

Seconded by Alderman Macready and carried.

 

Alderman turtle moved:

that a letter expressive of this Council’s sincere sympathy be forwarded to the widow of the late Ex Alderman Hitchcock who recently lost his life in a motor accident.”

Seconded by Alderman Morgan and carried.

 

The meeting then terminated.

 

Confirmed this 13th day of February 1912.

Signed W. Rigg, Mayor.

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