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AN IMPORTANT DECISION.

SWANSEA POLICE COURT.

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COCKETT PARISH COUNCIL. -

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COCKETT PARISH COUNCIL. A meeting of the Cockett Parish Council was held on Monday last, when the following members were pres nt—Messrs. C. H. Perkins (chairman), Thomas Williams, David Lewis, Jones, D. E. Hopkins, Geo. Jones. H. John, J. Davies Bevan, T. B. Williams, and J. T. Martvn (bon. clerk). FIBE EXTINGUISHING APPLIANCES.—THE provision of storage accommodation was brought forward, and com- mittees were formed from each ward with instructions to report at the next °f lhe Council. ROAD IMPROVEMENTS. Mr. G-. J0nes called attention to the state of the roads In the Wannarlwydd Ward, especially that near h .K'[l> a'm a resolution w>.s passed requesting the Llangyfelach Rural District Council to have the matter attended to at once. DISQUALIFICATION OF MEMBEK.—Mr. Ben Thomas, one of the members for the Forestfach Ward, having been absent six consecutive months, the Clerk pointed out that unless Mr. Thomas could show a just reason for his absence, the seat would have to be declared vacant. _Ou the motion of Perkins (chairman), seconded by Mr. Thomas Williams, it was resolved—" That the Clerk write Mr. Thomas pointing out that his continued absence rendered the seat vacant, but that before tilling the vacancy the Council were desirous of knowing whether or not it is Mr. Thomas's intention to continue a member of the said Council." COCKETT WATER 8UPPI,Y.The Chairman commented on the delay occasioned in the erection of the new pumping engine at 8ketty by the Llangyfelach Rural District Council, and the unnecessary expense in con- sequence. After a lengthy discussion, the following resolution was passed—" That the attention of this Council having been called to the recent absence of an adequate water supply at Sketty, except that obtained from the Borough of. Swansea, and that, as the necessity of a pumping engine of increased power was fully recognised by the Llangyfelach Rural District Council four months ago, and that the said engine was to be purchased and erected forthwith, and seeing that the said engine has not yet been erected and that the delay is likely to occasion a heavy addition to the rates we, the Parish Council of Cockett, in the Interest of the ratepayers of the parish, hereny direct the attention of the Llangyfelach Rural District Council to the de'ay. and request that the matter be attended to at once." This was all the business of importance.

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