Stanley, September 1870

STANLEY, Saturday, September 3.
Present-All. Tenders received-Contract No. 1, Mr. Lindo, 11s 9½d per chain accepted ; No. 2, Mr, Hunt, £23, to be readvertised being too high; No 3, Dennis Hiskey, £17 19s 6d, accepted. Mr. G. McLeish, made application to have his name struck off the black list. Granted. Mr. Lindo allowed to take a few loads of sand from the reserves. Memorial received from 56 ratepayers, praying the Council to confirm the appointment of overseer of works. Roads near Niemity’s and between sections 288 and 272 to be inspected. Mr. S. Robinson granted a slaughtering licence. Payments, £52 17s. Works ordered—Repairs, Wakefield Street, Mintaro; Ford between sections 2001 and 2012, and sections 155 and 157, Farrels Flat, and repairs Walkey Creek.