Clare Council, February 1861

CLARE, February 9.
Present—Mr. P. Butler (Chairman), Mr. Thos. Moyses, Mr. W. Ashby, and Mr. A. Beckmann. The following tenders for the Hill River Ford were received:—James, 46l. 12s. 6d.; Bray, 42l. 7s.; O’Neil, 34l. 2s. 6d.; Eiffe, 30l.; Donaghey, 12l. 10s.; Macnamara, 12l.; Parkens, 12l. (accepted). For the Armagh-road, two tenders:—Macnamara, 65l.5s.; Donaghey, 37l. 7s. (accepted). The Surveyor to report on the trees requiring grubbing on the White Hut-road. The Surveyor to accompany Councillors Moyses and Beckmann to inspect the southern crossing on the Hill River; also sundry projected improvements to roads on open range by Sevenhill College and Trillen’s Gap; and to report on the same. Letter from the Office of Crown Lands, in reply to memorial, stating that the Government had declined to accede to the prayer for the establishment of a Pound on Section 304, in the adjacent Hundred of Milne. Payments, 4l.4s.