Report on the Work of the Town Council for the Period from May 8th, 1901, to the 30th June, 1903

Report on the Work of the Town Council for the Period from May 8th, 1901, to the 30th June, 1903

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...1. That it is reasonable to assume a large and rapid increase in the population of Johannesburg. 2. Iu the recent "Preliminary Census Return" for England, the Registrar General stated that in largo business towns the growth of population takes place chiefly in a zone outside the Municipal boundaries, because the area within the Municipal boundaries becomes too valuable for ordinary residences. 3. That this will, no doubt, be the case in Johannesburg: that this tendency ought to be encouraged in every way, and that it is necessary to secure well-administered and easily, reached outlets for the population, in order to prevent crowding on area with all its attendant evils. 4. That these suburban districts will have a very large community of interest with the Municipality: their residents will in all probability have their business occupations thereand the inhabitants generally will benefit by its institutions and resources. 5. That the fact of residing outside the present narrow Municipal limits should not, in the opinion of the Council, be permitted to relieve the residents in such districts from their proper responsibility with regard to the cost of administration of the Municipality, nor should they be deprived of their rights to share in the management of the Town on whose well-being their comfort in many respects depends. 6. That the creation of small independent outlying local authorities is calculated to impede and retard the realisation of schemes for the most effective administration both of Johannesburg and of such circumjacent districts. 7. That it is essential to the Public Health that the Municipality be protected from the constant risks in regard to nuisances, infectuous disease, milk and food supplies, to which 2even...
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123653591X
  • 9781236535917