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BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS.

BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING.

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BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING. The adjourned meeting of the above Board was held on monday last, at the town hall, when the following gentlemen were present;—George Can- sick, esq., in the chair; Alderman David Thomas; Councillors—John Morris, John Prothero, Thomas Williams, John Davies, Phillip Bright, John Griffiths, Thomas Trew, and William De Winton, esq. The Mayor informed the Board that the Town Clerk was too ill to attend the meeting, but that Mr. Richard Hargest was there to act for him. His Worship then said he was happy to inform the Board that the Agent to the Marquis of Camden had received instructions to alter the walks in the Priory Groves, which was progressing very fast, and when completed would be a great improvement. He also informed them that the thoroughfare through the fields above Mr. James Hall's house was no longer stopped up, that the style had been replaced. The minutes of the last meeting were then read, and the Engineer in reply to the Board said that he had further reduced the estimate for the new Waterworks, by having a 6 inch pipe instead of a 7 inch pipe from Rhydgoch brook to the reservoir, which would reduce the contract of Messrs. Guest and Crymes £220, Messrs. Rixen and Davies £30, and land about £50, which would leave the worl s cost, according to the former amended estimate £5626, the old material of the present waterworks would be more than sufficient to cover the expense of constructing a storage reservoir for Cilwhibert mill. If they substituted a 6 inch pipe for a 7 inch, a dam would have to be erected, which would cost about £40. A rate of Is in the £1 would pay the whole amount off, and interest at 5 per ceint in 26 years, A general conversation here took place, after which, Mr. Alderman Thomas said that he thought it advisable to adopt the 7 inch pipe from the brook, that the reservoir. would fill in much less time than with a 6 inch bore, and the surplus water would go to supply Cilwhibert mill, and that they had better go on with the works according to the amended plans of the Engineer. Mr. Morris said that at the last meeting of the Board it was resolved that the cost .rof the works should not exceed X6000 including everything, and he hoped Mr. Alderman Thomas was not there with the intention of overthrowing any of the resolutions passed. Mr. Bright said they did not know how they stood with regard to Cilwhibert mill, he thought they were to have the first supply from the brook and the mill to take what was spare, that the Board should be clear on that point before the work was commenced. So far as the pipes were concerned, Mr. Kirk, the Surveyor to the Board, had made a report on' the plans, and distinctly stated that a 6 inch pipe would answer their pur- pose equally as well as a 7 inch pipe,' and he (Mr. Bright) was of the same opinion. The Engineer said that a rate of Is in the £ 1 would pay the whole off in 26 years, but a. shilling rate was too much; they had a ninepenny rate at present, and he proposed that rate, but had he known that they were going upon the new assessment, he should have acted different, some parties were paying full 50 per cent more than they did before the new assessment. Mr. Davies said that he hoped Mr. Alderman Thomas had not come there to make any proposi- tion which would tend to counteract resolutions passed at previous meetings. He quite agreed with Mr. Bright as to what he had said respecting their surveyor's report to the Board on the plans aud specifications for the new Waterworks. Mr. Alderman Thomas said there were a great many matters connected with the Works that had not yet come under their notice, and they should have everything perfectly clear before they com- menced their undertaking. He should like to see the land conveyed to the Board as early as possi- ble, that of Lord Tredegar's should be at an early period. Mr. Bright said that he was very anxious to bring the matter to an amicable conclusion as early as possible, and moved that the revised plans and specifications, be handed to their surveyor for his inspection, and sanction of the propriety of adopt- ing them or not. Mr, Davies seconded the motion which was agreed to, and the meeting was brought to a close.

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