Minutes Thu 19 May 1881

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Thu 19 May 1881


Committee meetings be held on Tuesdays rather than Thursdays.
Tonnage on wheat brought to Mr Lanes Mill at Ebley to be 8d. instead of 11d per ton.
Mr Mills to give Notice of Appeal against the rating of the wharves in the parishes of Stonehouse and Painswick, in view of the success of the appeal against the rating of Company property at Whitminster.
Mr Mills not to proceed to take Counsel’s Opinion at present on charges of GWR and Severn & Wye Railway Co (as resolved in Committee Meeting of the 17 March).

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Committee Meeting held at Wallbridge on Thursday the 19^th day of May 1881 @ 3,o,clock pm
Present: Mr G H A Beard Chairman, Mr H H Mills, Mr J T Stanton, Mr E F Gyde, Major Fisher.
It was proposed seconded and carried unanimously that Mr G H A Beard be the Chairman for the ensueing year.
[Not carried out] A letter produced from the Chairman of the Stroud Local Board of Health asking for permission to take water from the Canal at Downfield to water the Cainscross Road,
Resolved that permission be given on the payment of 1/0 per annum commencing on the 24^th day of June next, subject to three months notice at anytime.
[9] Ordered that the Committee Meetings in future be held on Tuesday instead of Thursday as heretofore.
[38] Ordered that 3^d per ton be allowed on all wheat brought by Canal to Mr Lanes Mill at Ebley, until the 30^th September next, making the tonnage 8^d instead of 11^d per ton.
[41] Mr Mills reported that he had attended with Mr Snape (as instructed at the Meeting of the Committee on the 17^th day of March last) before the assessment Committee of the Wheatenhurst Union when the appeal of the Company against the rating of their Property in the Parish of Whitminster was heard and allowed.
In consequence of this decision it was resolved that Mr Mills be instructed to give notice of Appeal against the rating of the wharves in the Parishes of Stonehouse and Painswick.
[55] The question of the rates charged by the Great Western Railway Company for carrying Coals to Bullo Pill and by the Severn & Wye Railway & Cana Company for carrying Coals to Lydney, was further discussed where Mr Mills was directed not to proceed to take Counsels opinion at present as instructed at the Committee Meeting held on the 17^th day of March last.

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