Meeting 82 - 26 October 1908

A Special Meeting of the Levin Borough Council was held on Monday the 26th October 1908 at 8 o’clock.

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Present The Mayor (Mr B. R. Gardener) Councillors Hall, Hudson, Douglas, Levy, Ryder and Mackenzie – Crs. Prouse and Hankins absent on sick leave.


Object of meeting

The meeting which was duly constituted was called to receive a Report on the Drainage of the Borough and also to deal with tenders for Street Work.


Drainage Report

The first business was the report of Messrs Charlsworth and Monnet on drainage matters – They submitted two schemes one to cost £15,920 and the other to cost £18,950.  Plans were also submitted showing the reticulation of the town under the proposed sewage system, position of septic tank etc etc.


Fee to be paid

It was resolved on the motion of Cr. Mackenzie seconded by Cr. Levy “That the Report be received and that the amount of the fee due to Messrs Charlsworth and Monnet be passed for payment.”


The following tenders were accepted:-


Tenders accepted

Contract No. 14 Kerbing and Channeling & level footpath in Queen & Oxford Streets – 2 tenders received - that of A W Jones for £270.     accepted.


Contract No. 15 Formation of footpaths & road, clearing stumps etc. Queen Street East. Two tenders received – that of Mr Geo McCarty for £134 accepted.


Tenders accepted

Contract No. 16 Formation footpaths & widening road formation – Makomako Rd West. Two tenders received – That of G McCarty for £119 accepted.


Contract No. 17  - Lowering Main County Road near Keepa St junction . Three tenders received,  that of G McCarty at £134, accepted.


This concluded the business of the Special Meeting.


                                                            B. R Gardener

                                                            Nov 2 1908

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