The Municipal Handbook of New Zealand

The Municipal Handbook of New Zealand

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...the 50 acres. Leased (except a few acres pound on capital value, yielding planted) from year to year. Credit 577 15s. 5d.; separate sanitation rate balance at 3Ist December, 1906, 14 7s. 5d. Cemetery.--Credit balance, 3Ist March, 1907, 6 10s. 6d. A mortuary chapel has been erected. Street-lighting.--Just been commenced. High Street is lit with 13 oil-lamps, which are proving satisfactory. Drainage.---A comprehensive drainage scheme has just been elaborated for the purpose of disposing of storm and surface water. The present system is by open ditches, but is out of date. Fire-prevention.--Chemical engine has been purchased. Council has purchased land and erected a station. Municipal Music.--The Council has promised to assist the brass band, conditionally upon its performing publicly. over portion of the borough of 6d. in the pound on the annual rental value, yielding 67 3s. 7d. Labour.--Wages, 7s. per day of eight hours. Half-holiday on Wednesday. Shops close at 6 p.m., and 9.30 p.m. on Saturdays. Representation Of Council On Other Local Bodies.--Motueka Harbour Board. Municipal Lands Other Than Recreation Reserves.--2 acres gravel reserve, part Section 196, Block VII; 801 acres Waterworks Reserve has recently been set aside by the Land Board but not formally vested yet; 4 acres gravel reserve, part Sections 165 and 197, Blocks III and VII. Finance.--Receipts, 1906-7, 1,027 2s. 8d.; expenditure, 1,032 11s. 8d. Overdraft, 379 10s. 3d. public debt. There is no MEMBERS OF BOROUGH COUNCIL. Mayor.--F. W. Thorp. Councillors.--S. B. Canavan, E. A. Knapp, W. J. Moflatt, William Ryder, jun., James Satherly, and M. Simpson CHIEF OFFICIALS. Town Clerk.--William Boyee. Inspector Of Roads.--C. J. Boyes...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236915933
  • 9781236915931