Tuesday 3rd March 1908

 

Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on the above date at 7.30pm.

 

Present

The Mayor (Alderman Morgan) and Aldermen Clegg, Campbell, Turtle, Elstub, Smith, Edwards, Ibbotson, Lewis and Cox.

The Mayor apologised for the absence of Alderman Rigg who is absent in the country.

 

The Minutes of the previous meeting were read confirmed and signed.

 

Correspondence

from the Council Clerk Waterloo inviting the cooperation of this Council in a proposal to request the Minister for Public Works to amend the provision of the Local Government Act which requires that interest at the rate of 4% per annum on daily balances of overdue rates shall be collected by providing for a charge of 5% being added to all rates due on 31st December in each year and carried forward to next year.  Received.

From the Council Clerk Rockdale asking the cooperation of this Council in a deputation to the Minister for Public Works to urge the resumption of Saywells Tramway in order that the extension of the Government Tramway from Cooks River to Brighton le Sands may be proceeded with.

Received and cooperation granted.

From F C Davis intimating that he is about to build a brick cottage in Lord Street Newtown according to Plan and Specification submitted.

Received and referred to the Overseer of Works.

From the Department of Plans calling attention to notice in the Government Gazette relating to the remarking of Enmore Road from Station Street to Juliet Street under the Public Roads Act 1902.

Received and referred to the Works Committee.

From the Department of Public Works (Circular number 176) forwarding for information of the Council copy of Proclamation which appeared in the Government Gazette of the 19th February appointing certain places for having Appeals against Valuations  under the Local Government Act.  Received.

From the Executive Committee with reference to the appointment of Honourable Secretary to the Newtown Committee of the Hospital Saturday Fund to fill the vacancy caused by the projected departure of Miss L Smith and offering to convene a meeting if a list of the names and addresses of local ladies is supplied.

Received and the Council Clerk to furnish the names.

From Thomas Henry forwarding to copies of resolutions passed by the Board of Water Supply and Sewerage at the instance of himself and Alderman Griffin relating to Rate Charges reducing the Water Rate to 6p in the £ and Sewerage to 9 pence in the £ and in connection with Guarantees Required reducing indemnity guarantee to 4% when the local Council guarantees Street levels and 5% when no such guarantee is given.  Received.

From the Town Clerk Vaucluse asking the cooperation of this Council in again urging upon the Government the advisability of abolishing the dual control of Water Supply and Sewerage Works at present existing.

Received and request complied with.

From D B M Clark asking the foot path in front of his new terrace 30 to 42 Bligh Street Newtown be asphalted.

Received and the writer to be informed that the work will be carried out.

From W E Keates applying for a lamp in front of his property 33 Georgina Street Newtown.

Received and referred to the Lighting Committee.

From Victor Cumming asking that a street lamp be placed at the junction of Georgina Street and a line running at right angles to the same where two new houses have been recently built by Mr W Keates.  Received and referred to the Lighting Committee.

From J P Palazzi offering £5 in full settlement of £9.10.0 rates owing in respect of 45 Section 2 Darley Street.

Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

 

Reports

The Overseer of Works

reported a number of works of general character carried out under his supervision during the past fortnight.  Received.

 

The Inspector of Nuisances

reported 11 (11) applications from persons desirous of being registered as milk vendors and recommending that the same be granted also having proceeded against five persons at the Newtown Court for selling adulterated milk when convictions were obtained and fines aggregating £40 and costs amounting to £6.5.0 imposed.

Received and the authority given to register the 11 applicants as milk vendors.

 

Motions Pursuant to Notice

Alderman Clegg moved:

1 “That it be referred to the Works Committee to report at the next ordinary meeting of the Council as the best means of effectively dealing with the dust nuisance the probable cost of the measure recommended having special reference to King Street.”

Seconded by Alderman Lewis and carried.

2 “That this Council wait as a deputation on the Minister for Public Instruction to urge the establishment of a fully equipped branch of the Technical College in the district so that an opportunity may be afforded the youth of obtaining a skilled knowledge of the trades they propose the following.”

Seconded by Alderman Turtle and carried.

 

Alderman Edwards moved:

3 “That the pipe crossing at the intersection of Pearl Street and Little, Street be removed and an open tarpaved crossing be substituted at an estimated cost of £10 and referred to the Works Committee.”

Seconded by Alderman Cox and carried.

4 “That about 50 yards of gutter stones on the north side of Little Commodore Street be lifted and relaid at an estimated cost of £1.15.0 and referred to the Works Committee.”

Seconded by Alderman Elstub and carried.

5 “That the foot path on the East side of Hopetoun Street where kerbed and built upon be tarpaved at an estimated cost of £33 and referred to the Works Committee.”

Seconded by Alderman Elstub and carried.

6 “That the following Streets and lanes be referred to the Works Committee for report as to the breaking up and re-metalling or tar paving and the costs thereof viz:

Albermarle Street from Denison Street to Wellington Street.

Denison Street from Bedford Street to Lennox Street.

Lennox Street from Denison Street to Oxford Street.

Oxford Street from number 48 to Bishopsgate Street.

Regent Street carriageway from Fitzroy Lane to Bishopsgate Street.

Campbell Lane from Australia Street to Regent Street.

Fitzroy Lane Australia Street to Wellington Street.

Young Lane from Baltic Street to Oxford Street.

Turtle Lane Belmore Lane Gipps Lane Brooks Lane.

Lands Lane from Wellington Street to Australia Street.

Seconded by Alderman Turtle.

 

Alderman Clegg

having pointed out that some of the works proposed in the foregoing resolution were included in the list of works on the business paper of last meeting: moved as an amendment the insertion of the following words is after the word “that” in the first line “such works as are not included in the resolution number 2 of last meeting” in lieu of the words “the following Streets and lanes.”

The mover accepted the amendment and the motion as amended was seconded by Alderman Turtle and carried.

 

Alderman Lewis moved:

7 “That the Lighting Committee be requested to report on the advisability of having a gas lamp erected in the Lane at the northern side of St Stephens Parish School Hall (and referred to the Lighting Committee.)

Seconded by Alderman Clegg and carried.

8 “That the attention of the Works Committee be drawn to the necessity for immediate repairs to the following Streets Fitzroy Street tar paving footpaths and carriageway Elizabeth Street Campbell Street and Longdown Street carriageway.”

Seconded by Alderman Clegg and carried.

9 “That a letter be written to the Camperdown Council asking for a conference with this Council to consider the advisability of extending O’Connell Street to Brown Street.”

Withdrawn.

 

Questions Without Notice

Alderman Clegg called attention to the dilapidated and insanitary condition of the Newtown Public School premises and move: that letter be written to the Department pointing out the urgent need of prompt action being taken to remedy the evil defects existing.

Seconded by Alderman Lewis and carried.

 

Deputation to the Mayor

The Mayor verbally reported that a deputation representing the Ratepayers of King Street and Enmore Road introduced by Alderman Rigg waited upon him on Friday the 28th February and expressed their disapproval of the Council’s decision to levy the whole of the rate of 2 ¾ pence in the £ on the unimproved land values the effect of which would be that the ratepayers of the main roads would be called upon to pay in nearly three times the amount they have been hitherto contributing.

The report was received without comment.

 

Stormwater Sewer Margaret Street

The Mayor reported verbally and in connection with the stormwater sewer from Margaret Street and the result of interviews he had with Mr Griffin one of the Municipal representatives on the Board of Water Supply and Sewerage whereby a survey had been made and a heliograph furnished on receipt of which he had a letter written to the Board asking them to have the stormwater sewer completed from Margaret Street to connect with the stormwater sewer running through

[tramvale] into Cooks River.

Received and action approved.

Newtown on Tram Cars and at Railway Station

Alderman Lewis moved: that a deputation wait upon the Railway Commissioner to urge that the name “Newtown” be exhibited on the Tram cars passing through the Municipality and also in front of the Newtown Railway Station.

Seconded by Alderman Elstub and carried.

 

This was the business.

Confirmed this 17th day of March 1908.

 

Signed Harold T Morgan, Mayor.

 

 

S.M.

No. 08:2

Friday 6th March 1908

 

Minutes of Special Meeting of the Municipal Council of Newtown held on the above date at 7.30 pm.

 

Present

The Mayor (Alderman Morgan) and Aldermen Salmon, Elstub Edwards, Clegg, Turtle, Ibbotson, Rigg, Smith, Campbell and Lewis.

 

Business

By Order of the Mayor

 

I “to make a General Rate of 2 ¾ pence (two pence three farthings) in the £ for the year ending 31st December 1908 on the Unimproved Capital Value of all rateable lands in this Municipality as proposed and passed at a meeting of the Council held on the 18th day of February ultimo and subsequently publicly notified in accordance with the requirements of Section 142 of the Local Government Act.”

 

The Mayor moved: “That this Council do now make and levy a General rate of 2¾ pence (two pence three farthings) in the £ for the year ending 31st December 1908 on the Unimproved Capital Value of all rateable lands in the Municipality to provide sufficient money to defray all its probable and reasonable expenses and 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 expend or apply the funds of the area.”

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

II “That the Specification Committee be and are hereby authorised to prepare Specifications for the Annual Contracts and submit same at the next Ordinary meeting of the Council to be held on the 17th instant.”

The Mayor accepted a proposition by Alderman Cox that Specification for the paving be invited.

The motion and proposition was seconded by Alderman Edwards and confirmed and carried.

 

Signed Harold T Morgan, Mayor.

17/3/08

 

S.M.

No 08/3

 

Friday 6th March 1908

 

Minutes of Special Meeting of the Council held on the above date at   8.30 pm.

 

Present

The Mayor (Alderman Morgan) and Aldermen Edwards, Campbell, Elstub, Smith, Turtle, Cox and Clegg.

The Mayor apologised for Alderman Rigg’s absence.

 

Business

In pursuance of Notice given

The Mayor moved:

That the rate of 2¾ pence (two pence three farthings) in the £ on the Unimproved Capital Value rateable lands in this Municipality made and passed by a 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 Book to attach the common seal of the Council to sign the Rate book.

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

 

The Mayor moved:

“That in accordance with the provisions of sub section 2 with section 784 of the Ordinances the Minister be informed that a rate of 2¾ (two pence three farthings) in the £ on the Unimproved Capital Value of all rateable lands in the Municipality has been made and levied and that application be made for the suspension in the Area in accordance with Section 151 (2) of the Act of the Land Tax Enactments.  And that such application be signed by the Mayor and countersigned by the Clerk and their the Common Seal of the Council.”

Seconded by Alderman Edwards and carried.

 

Confirmed this 17th day of March 1908.

 

Harold T Morgan, Mayor.

 

O.M.

No. 08/3

 

Tuesday 17 March 1908

 

Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on the above date at 7.30pm.

 

Present

The Mayor (Alderman Morgan) and Aldermen Clegg, Turtle, Campbell, Elstub, Cox, Rigg, Salmon, Ibbotson, Edwards and Lewis.

 

Minutes

The Minutes of the previous meeting were read confirmed and signed.

 

Correspondence

from the Under Secretary Department of Agriculture with reference to Filing and Vegetation Diseases (Fruit Pests) Act 1906 Garbage Tips as a source of Infection drawing attention to the fact that as all garbage thrown into dustbins within the Councils area it is likely to convey fruit fly and codling moth unless destroyed in an incinerator the provisions of the Act requires that such garbage must be burnt or boiled in accordance with the Regulation laid down and asking to be favoured with a report as to the incinerator to which the Council will forward the garbage.  Received.

From the Council Clerk Manly asking the cooperation of this Council in a deputation to the Honourable the Premier to urge the advisability of reappointing Mr Keele to the position of President of the Metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage.  Received.

From the Council Clerk Rockdale advising that the Minister for Public Works has agreed to receive the joint deputation from the Newtown St Peters and Rockdale Councils at 12 o’clock on Thursday 19th March with reference to the extension of the Cooks River Train.

Received.

From the Camperdown Council asking this Council to lay down drains and construct gully traps within its area to prevent drainage and debris from Newtown being carried direct into Camperdown and forwarding tracing and copy of a report from the Inspector on the matter.

Received and referred to the Works Committee to confirm with Works Committee of Camperdown.

From W Smyth submitting plan of premises to be erected in Elizabeth Street for the Australian Sheep Dip Company.

Received and approved on the report of the Inspector.

From the Secretary Commissioner for Railways advising that the Commissioner has approved the name “Newtown Railway Station” being placed in front of the Railway Station and that enquiry will be made as to the name appearing on the tram cars.  Received.

From the Under Secretary Department of Public Construction with reference to the Public School Buildings at the Newtown North stating that some delay has occurred in the erection of new buildings owing to the necessity of modifications in the original plans but that the papers are under reference to the Department of Public Works for the preparation of plans and specifications and the case made an urgent one.

Received and a letter written to the Department asking when the school is to be built and the money to meet the cost placed on the estimates.

From the Parramatta Council covering copy of a resolution passed at a recent meeting to the effect that application be made to the Board of Health to have the Disease known as “Phthisis” included in the schedule of notifiable diseases under the provisions of the Public Health Act and asking the cooperation of this Council.

Received and cooperation granted.

From the Under Secretary Department of Public Works Construction with reference to the Councils application for the establishment and Newtown of a fully equipped branch of the Technical College stating that the Minister will be prepared to receive the proposed deputation on Monday the 13th April next at 11.30 a.m. at his Office.

Received.

From the Under Secretary Department of Public Works intimating that the Minister has approved the Council temporarily borrowing a sum not exceeding £4000 under the provisions of Section 176 Local Government Act 1906.

Received and the Mayor authorised to sign and affix the Corporate Seal to the usual bond on the half of the Council.

From the Electoral Engineer Government Tramways advising the route by which it is the Commissioners for Railway’s intention to erect a line of poles to carry the necessary feeder cable for the new Addison Road Tramway from Newtown substation.  Received.

From Thomas Mellor Bandmaster Newtown Brass Band with regard to the proposal to send a band to the Franco British Exhibition and asking the Council to lay before the Premier of this State the advisableness of recommending for consideration the Newtown Brass who are at present the holders of the Championships of not only the State but of the Commonwealth.

Received and a letter to be sent to the Honourable the Premier recommending the Newtown Brass Band.

From Reverent W Leslie Langley submitting plans and specifications of proposed new building to be erected for Kingston Mission School and Church at the corner of Trade and St Marys Streets.

Received and referred to the Works Committee.

From H Cohen submitting plans of two shops and dwellings to be erected in King Street Newtown.

Received and referred to the Officer.

 

Reports

The Finance Committee

submitted a Special report under date 6th of March recommending that the sum of six hundred and sixty-eight pounds (£668) be voted for carrying out certain specified works and further recommend that the Council in pursuance of subsection (c) of Section 12 of regulation number 305 give the Mayor General authority to authorise work to be done and to incur liability for expenditure not exceeding £50 (fifty pounds sterling).

Moved by the Mayor: “That the Finance Committees report as now read be and the same is hereby adopted.”

Seconded by Campbell and carried.

 

The Finance Committee

submitted the ordinary report dated 16 March recommending accounts for payment amounting to £120.5.1.

Resolved that the Finance Committees report as now read be and the same is hereby adopted.

 

The Finance Committee

under the same date of report having considered J P Palazzi’s letter offering £5 in full satisfaction of £9.10.0 arrears of rates due in respect of Lot number 45 Section 2 Darley Street recommending that the original arrangement to pay off the amount due (£9.10.0) by annual instalment with interest viz £1.15.0 and interest thereon be adhered to.

Resolved that the Finance Committees report as now read be and the same is hereby adopted.

 

The Works Committee

submitted their report dated 16th March dealing with the number of matters remitted to them by the Council.

Resolved that the Works Committee as now read be and is hereby adopted.

 

The By laws Committee

under date 6th of March reported having considered Draft Ordinances re sale of Fish and etc and found the provisions thereof suitable to the requirements of this district and recommending the same be adopted by the Council and the Minister advised accordingly.

The Mayor moved that the By laws Committees report as now read be and the same is hereby adopted.

Seconded by Alderman Campbell and carried.

Resolved on the motion of Alderman Clegg seconded by Alderman Turtle that the licence fee for selling Fish Oysters Crustacea Rabbits Poultry and Game be 6d (six pence) per month.

 

Specification Committee

reported having in accordance with instructions prepared specifications for the Annual Contracts and on submitting same with a recommendation that they be adopted to further recommend that tenders be invited by advertisement to be received not later than Wednesday the 25th instant at 4 pm and to be opened and considered at a Special Meeting of the Council that evening.

The Mayor moved: That the Specification Committees report together with Specifications as now submitted be and the same are hereby adopted.

Seconded by Alderman Edwards.

Alderman Turtle moved: “That the report be amended by inserting clause providing the pay to Carters engaged by Councils Contractors be not less than 40/-per week.”

Seconded by Alderman Clegg and negatived.

The report as submitted was then put and carried.

 

The Overseer of Works

reported having carried out a number of maintenance works and repairs during the past fortnight.  Received.

 

The Inspector of Nuisances

reported having received 9 applications for registration as milk vendors and appeared at the Newtown Court on the 4th instant and presented two vendors for selling adulterated milk when both were fined £10 and costs.

The report was received and the authority given to register the 9 applicants (for) as milk vendors Authority was also given to serve the necessary statutory on the owner of number 131 King Street and to institute legal proceedings in the event of such notice not been complied with.

 

Motions Pursuant to Notice

By Alderman Smith

1 “That it be referred to the Works Committee for report as to the cost of breaking up and re metalling or tar metalling Denison Street from Albemarle Street to Bishopsgate Street.”

In the absence of the mover these resolutions were deferred till next meeting.

2 “That it be referred to the Lighting Committee to report on the erecting off a lamp in Baltic Street between Bedford Street and Albemarle Street.”

In the absence of the mover these resolutions were deferred till next meeting.

 

Questions Without Notice

Garbage Boxes

The Mayor intimated that he had caused notice to be given by advertisement and circular that in accordance with the requirements of the Ordinances or Occupiers of premises must provide themselves with a sufficient number of Garbage Boxes with a cover fitting as closely as practicable.  Approved.

 

Resumption for Widening Trade Street

Alderman Turtle moved: “That in the opinion of this Council steps should be taken to proceed with the resumption of the land put under offer on 28th of November 1905 by the Trustees of the Kingston Mission House for widening Trade Street to St Mary Street and that the Mayor be authorised to interview the Manager of the Intercolonial Building Society on the subject of the reserve and ascertain the price they are prepared to sell at.”

Seconded by Alderman Clegg and carried.

 

This concluded the business.

Confirmed this 31st day of March 1908.

 

Harold T Morgan, Mayor.

 

S.M.

No. 08/4

Wednesday 25th of March 1908

 

Minutes of Special Meeting of the Newtown Municipal Council held on the above date at 7.30pm.

 

Present

The Mayor (Alderman Morgan) and Aldermen Campbell, Ibbotson, Clegg, Turtle, Cox, Elstub, Lewis and Rigg.

 

Minutes

The Minutes of the previous meeting were not read.

 

Business

Order of the Day

To open and considered tenders for the Annual Contracts.

 

The tenders having been opened and considered in Council the following were accepted.

For Scavenging

Enmore Ward

Alfred Poole

£ 28.10.0

Per month

Camden Ward

J H Johnson

23.0.0

Per month

Kingston Ward

W Woodcock

19.0.0

Per month

O’Connell Ward

Josh Howarth

32.0.0

Per month

 

Blue Metal and Screenings

Justin McSweeney

2” gauge Blue Metal

9/9 per cubic yard

 

Screenings

9/3 per cubic yard

Supply of Ballast

W Woodcock

 

4/3 per yard

 

Sand and Cartage

W D Eaten

 

2/6 per load

 

Cartage of Tar and Tarred Ashes

Joseph E Clayton

Kent Street

Mortlake

Sydney

Sydney Wharves

Tar

2/6 per 100 gallons

5/-

5/-

2/4

Ashes

2/6 per yard

5/-

5/-

 

General Cartage

A H Willard

 

10/-per day

 

Brick paving Footpaths

D Ghiggino

 

2/5 per square yard

 

Confirmed this 31st day of March 1908.

 

Harold T Morgan, Mayor.

 

O.M.

No. 08/4

 

Tuesday 31st of March 1908

 

Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of the Council held on the above date at 7.30pm.

 

Present

The Mayor (Alderman Morgan) and Aldermen Campbell, Ibbotson, Clegg, Turtle, Rigg, Cox, Smith, Edwards, Elstub and Lewis.

 

Minutes

The Minutes of the previous meeting were read confirmed and signed.

 

Correspondence

From the Department of Public Health advising that 21 samples of milk submitted by this Authority on 9th of March have been chemically examined and that the evidence in respect of number 438 is such as would support a prosecution if undertaken.

Received and the Mayor authorised to prosecute.

From M Richmond applying for permit to erect a house in Enmore Road according to plan submitted.

Received and referred to the Overseer.

From E Wolfe asking that a lamp placed at the intersection of Brown and Linthorpe Streets.

Received and referred to the Lighting Committee.

From JG Griffin returning thanks for the compliment paid to him in   electing him for the third time as municipal representative on the Water and Sewerage Board.  Received.

From the Chief Commissioner for Railways in reply to the Council’s request to have the name “Newtown” conspicuously placed on the train cars expressing regret that the request cannot be complied with.

Received.

From the North Botany Council asking the cooperation of all interested councils with a view to utilising the Government controlled Electricity of the Tramway Department for Street lighting purposes.

Received.

From Mitchell M asking that the foot path on the left hand of Bennett Street be asphalted.

Received and referred to the Works Committee.

From the Municipality of Newtown Campbelltown asking the cooperation in a proposition to amend Section 82 of the Local Government Act 1906 by eliminating the words “after the commencement of this Act” so as to allow any controlling body to deal with instructions before or after the passing Act.

Received and cooperation granted.

From G Petrucco applying for permit to erect a shed for the purpose of storing Orenite on a piece of vacant land situated in Gladstone Street.

Received and to be asked to furnish plan and specification.

From Gawne and Sons applying for permanent to erect a house in Brown Street Linthorpe Estate as per plan.

Received and referred to the Overseer of Works.

From the Chamber Magistrate Newtown notifying that a Court of Appeal for the purpose of hearing appeals against valuations of the Municipality of Newtown will be held on Wednesday the 13th of May at 10 o’clock in the forenoon.  Received.

From Walter S Thompson asking to be favoured with a personal interview re the formation interpublic schools debating societies to be held in the Town Hall on Friday afternoons.

Received and left in the hands of the Mayor.

 

Reports

The Overseer of Works

reported various works carried out under his supervision during the past fortnight and works in progress.  Received.

 

The Inspector of Nuisances

reported amongst other matters that one application for registration as Milk Vendor had been received that he had inspected the premises and found them in a sanitary condition and therefore recommended that the application be granted.

Received and adopted.

 

Cooks River Tram Extension

The Mayor reported having attended the Deputation to the Minister for Public Works arranged by the Rockdale Council with the reference to the extension of the Tramway from Cooks River.

 

The Mayor also reported having given considerable time to finding out who the owners are of the foot reserve adjoining the land proposed to be purchased by the Council for widening Trade Street and found that the Trustees of Briggs Estate were the interested parties three or four of whom had signed and undertaking to make the reserve over and here the matter rests pending the consent of the other beneficiaries.

 

Motions Pursuant to Notice

Alderman Smith moved:

1 “That it be referred to the Works Committee for report as to the cost of breaking up and re-metalling or tar metalling Denison Street from Albemarle Street to Bishopsgate Street.”

Seconded Alderman Turtle and carried.

 

Alderman Smith to move:

2 “That it be referred to the Lighting Committee to report on the erecting of a lamp in Baltic Street between Bedford Street and Albemarle Street.”

Seconded by Alderman Turtle and carried.

 

Alderman Clegg to move:

3 “That it be referred to the Works Committee for report as to the breaking up and re-metalling or tar paving and the costs thereof of the following: Bennett Street Lane from Randle Street to Pine Street.”

Seconded by Alderman Lewis and carried.

 

Alderman Ibbotson to move:

4 “That it be referred to the Works Committee to report as to the necessity of renewing the asphalted footpath on the North side of Alice Street from King Street to within 50 yards or thereabouts of Clara Street and from Hart’s Terrace to Edgeware Road.”

Seconded by Alderman Rigg and carried.

 

Alderman Campbell to move:

5 “That it be referred to the Works Committee to report as to the necessity of renewing the asphalted footpath on the North side of Camden Street opposite Daltons property.”

Seconded by Alderman Rigg and carried.

6 “That it be referred to the Works Committee to report to the Council as to the necessity of renewing the asphalted footpath on the western side of Marion Street opposite new Terrace.”

Seconded by Alderman Rigg and carried.

 

Alderman Turtle to move:

7 “That a strip of land having a frontage of 33 feet to the north-western half of Trade Street by a depth of 88 feet towards St Mary’s Street be purchased from the trustees of the Kingston Mission House at £4 per foot for the purpose of making Trade Street a uniform width of one chain.”

Seconded by Alderman Elstub and carried.

After some discussion Alderman Rigg suggested that following addendum to the motion viz “and left in the hands of the Mayor for accomplishment.”  The mover would not accept and the motion as it stood was carried.

 

The Mayor to move:

8 “Little Commodore Street be renamed to be henceforth known as Commodore Street.”

Lapsed for want of a seconder.

 

This being the business the Council rose.

 

Confirmed this 14th day of April 1908.

Harold T Morgan, Mayor.

 

O.M.

No. 08/5

 

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