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LEDBURY URBAN COUNCIL. I

IMONTHLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT.I

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COLWALL PARISH COUNCIL. I

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COLWALL PAROCHIAL COMMITTEE. I The monthly meeting of the Colwall Parochial Committee was held at the Workman's Hall, Colwall, on Monday last, when the members present were Mr T' A Pedlingham (chairman), who presi,L. 1. Miss Holland, Messrs F Ballard, Montagu. H Taylor, DAG Birchley, J R Roberts, li. 0 Allen, A G Allen, S Pugh, G Johns, ana W Webb, together with the Clerk (Mr G H T Foster), the Clerk's Assistant (Mr H Thomas), and the Building andi Sanitary Inspector (Mr T J Cawsey). DRAINAGE: MATTER.. I The Inspector's report was read and adopted, in which ie stated that there, was a block in the iie-ver ne,,r Joyce's Cottage- It wag decided to purchase a set of new drain rods, which it was thought would remove the stoppage. Mr W James's account of 17s 6d for construct- ing inspection chambers in the Back-lane was recommended to the Ledbury Rural District Council for payment. SEWAGE DISPOSAL. With reference to Dr Bright's claim for com- pensation for wayleaves in connection with the new sewage disposal works, the Sub-Committee appointed to deal with this matter reported that they had met Mr W Thorpe, of Mal vern, as instructed and. laid the facts of the case before him, and a report dated: July 6 was read from him giving his advice on. the matter. It was resolved on the motion of Mr A G Allen, seconded by Mr Birehley, that Mr Thorpe's report be, dopted and that the Ledbury Rural District Council be recommended to accept Dr Bright's offer. I MONTHLY REPORT. The monthly report of the engineers dated July 3 on the new sewage works in hand was read, enclosing a certificate entitling the con- tractor to payment of a further sum of £260. On the motion of Mr Birchley, seconded by Mr R 0, Allen, it was decided to recommend the Ledbury Rural District Council to pay the contractor (Mr W James) that amount. Mi H S Rushforth's account of j512 14s 9d as Clerk of the Works was also recommended for payment. A letter dated July 6 was read from the Clerk of the Works, stating that he had interviewed five applicants for the situation of attendant at the new works as instructed, and had explained the duties to them, and stating that* in his opinion he would recommend the Corno- mittee to appoint Mr A Evans. Mr R 0 Allen moved that Mr Charles Hyda, of Rose Cottage, Colwall (who is at pres&at attending at the Sladacre sewer) be appointed at a salary of gi per week, Mr Hyde to work three half-days per week for this sum, or as ruiny, days per week as should be necessary to, the efficient, carrying out of the work. I Mr Roberts seconded and this was carried1 unanimously. I CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION. A letter dated June 6 was read from Mrs Sear, pressing for a settlement of her claim for compensation as per valuation of Mr Pope, in connection with the new sewerage and sewage disposal works. The Committee decided that as this matter is one concerning the contractor under his con- tract with the Council, and as the Committee did not think the claim to be a reasonable one, that the contractor be notified of tho claim and be asked to appoint a valuer to give advice as to the amount of compensation to be paid to Mrs Sear. I BILLS OF COSTS. It was decided that the various bills of oosts in connection with the Colwall sewerage scheme as taxed and allowed by the Clerk of the Peace for the County of Hereford, be recommended to the Ledbury Rural District Council for payment. The total amount is 232 14s lOd. The foregoing decisions were confirmed by the Ledbury Rural District Council at their meeting on Tuesday.

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