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Mile End 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hamlet of Mile End Old Town]

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7 JANUARY, 1891.
VI. The Report of Committee No. 2 was brought up as follows:
To the Vestry of the Hamlet of Mile End Old Town.
Report of Committee No. 2.
For Highways, Paving, Lighting and Watering.
Wednesday, 7th January, 1891.
Your Committee beg to report that they met on Friday,
the 2nd day of January, inst., there being present Messrs.
Hirst, W. A. Kemp, Ockelford, J. Brown, J. Druitt, Loftus,
Andrews, and Wood.
(1) That your Surveyor brought up and read a Report for
which your Committee beg to refer your Board to his Report
That your Committee pursuant to the reference of your
Board considered the tenders received for the supply of
Lamp-posts and resolved to recommend—That the tender of
Messrs. Carter & Aynsley to supply 25 Lamp-posts at 21/each,
and Lanterns at 5/5 each be accepted as per pattern
submitted, the same being of English manufacture.
(2) That your Committee considered a letter from the Board
of Works for the Strand District, enclosing a copy of a
memorial to the Local Government Board on the subject of
the control of streets, subways, See., and your Committee
resolved to recommend—That your Board petition the Local
Government Board to insert a clause or clauses in any Bill
that may be introduced into Parliament for the creation of
District Councils giving the Local Authorities control over
the subways and the breaking up or disturbing streets by
companies, &c.
Book.
Signed
rowland hirst.
j. loftus.
john brown.
w. a. kemp.
Moved by Mr. Hirst seconded by Mr. Coker and resolved
—That the Report be received.
Moved by Mr. Hirst seconded by Mr. Coker and resolved
—That the Report be adopted, and it was resolved accordingly.
VII. The following matters were referred to No. 2 Committee
for consideration and report:
(1) As to the continuance of the hoarding at the premises of
Messrs. Emery, Nos. 383 to 389, Commercial Road.
(2) As to the projection at Mr. Sullivan's premises, Nos. 415
and 417, Commercial Road.
(3) As to the state of the channels of Rectory Square.


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