Puslinch Township Council

 Minutes of Council Meetings

January 7th 1924   January 3rd 1928.

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

Election Returns

January 7th 1924.

 

For Councillors

 

P. = Polling Division

P.

Crow

Doyle

Haines

Hanning

Hesketh

Patterson

Roszell

 

#1.

2

16

10

5

71

12

6

 

#2.

101

46

101

33

74

19

44

 

#3.

83

43

71

120

30

98

85

 

#4.

29

22

13

19

12

13

61

 

#5.

24

48

9

9

19

5

10

 

#6.

28

28

8

2

7

9

18

 

T.

267

203

212

188

213

156

224

 

T. = Total number of votes

 

Pursuant to statute and the declaration of the Returning Officer at the Nomination Meeting of the 31st ultimo, the polls were opened at the several subdivisions in the township and the above tabulated summary of votes cast was returned by the respective Deputy-Returning Officers.

 

Messrs. Crow, Roszell, Hesketh, and Haines, having received the largest number of votes, were duly declared elected as Councillors and, with Mr. Schultz as Reeve, will comprise the Municipal Council of the Township of Puslinch for the year 1924 A.D.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson

R.O. (Returning Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

January 14th 1924.

 

The members of the Municipal Council of 1923 met in special session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 11 a.m. today.  Those present were Reeve Ross and Councillors Schultz, Crow, and Hesketh.  The minutes of the December 15th meeting were read by the Clerk. 

 

1.

It was moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the minutes of the last meeting be adopted as read, but that no action be taken regarding Dr. Stuart’s account.

 

The Council then adjourned, giving place to the members elect for 1924.

 

The members elect of the Puslinch Municipal Council for 1924, viz., Wm. H. Schultz, Reeve, and Wm. Crow, Fred Roszell, Daniel J. Hesketh, and Marshall Haines, Councillors, after duly taking the required declaration of office, took their places around the Council Board, Reeve Schultz presiding.

 

The Clerk read reports of the Nomination meeting, held on December 31st 1923, and the election, held on January 7th 1924.

 

The resignation of the Assessor, Mr. Wilson Robertson, was laid before the Council.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that Charles Martin be appointed Pathmaster on Division 323.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the Clerk be instructed to order six copies of the Municipal World for 1924.

 

3.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Marshall Haines, that tenders be called for the position of Assessor of the Township of Puslinch, the same to be in the hands of the Clerk by January 26th, and the said tenders to be marked on the outside “for the position of Assessor”.

 

4.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Reeve and Clerk be authorized to sign and submit, to the Minister of Public Works and Highways of the Province of Ontario, the petition of the Corporation of the Township of Puslinch, showing that, during the period January 1st 1923 to December 31st 1923, there has been expended upon the township roads the sum of $5827.15, and requesting the statutory grant on that amount, as provided by the Ontario Highways Act, and amendments thereto.

 

5.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by Wm. Crow, that a bylaw, appointing a member of the Board of Health, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

6.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that a bylaw, appointing auditors for the year 1923-24, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

7.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Marshall Haines, that a bylaw, providing for the distribution of dog tags in the Township of Puslinch, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that a bylaw, authorizing the Head and Treasurer of the Township of Puslinch to borrow money to meet the current ordinary expenditures of the Corporation during the year 1924, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

In Committee of the Whole, the Reeve presiding, the following names were inserted in the blanks in the bylaws, viz., for member of the Board of Health, William J. Little, and for auditors, D. A. McNaughton and John A. Wilkinson.

 

9.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Marshall Haines, that the bylaw, appointing a member of the Board of Health, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 1.

 

10.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Marshall Haines, that the bylaw, appointing auditors for the year 1923-24, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 2.

 

11.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the bylaw, providing for the distribution of dog tags in the Township of Puslinch, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 3.

 

12.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the bylaw, authorizing the Head and Treasurer of the Township of Puslinch to borrow money to meet the current ordinary expenditures of the Corporation during the year 1924, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 4.

 

13.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that James Harmer be and is hereby appointed School Attendance Officer for the year 1924, the remuneration to be at the rate of 40¢ per hour and 10¢ per mile, one way, for time occupied and distance travelled.

 

 

 

 

 

14.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Thos. F. Ryder ─ gravelling Division 213

$84.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ commuted labour to date, Division 302

$33.00

 

 

Jas. Gilmour ─ blacksmithing and repairs

$3.00

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$21.34

 

 

Wm. Stewart ─ cutting brush, Division 321

$16.50

 

 

Wallace Printing Company ─ Nomination bills

$5.22

 

 

Treasurer, Guelph Township ─ half share of townline work, 1923

$142.37

 

 

Chas. Gregor ─ gravelling Crieff corner

$25.20

 

 

Chas. Gregor ─ 30 yards of gravel, Crieff corner

$4.50

 

 

D. G. Hanning ─ work & timber of railing, Division 421

$20.45

 

 

Jas. Heffernan ─ work on railing, Division 421

$18.30

 

 

Angus Martin ─ work on railing, putting in culvert, Division 412

$32.75

 

 

Angus Buchanan ─ 30 rods of wire fence, Division 417

$6.75

 

 

Donald Campbell ─ 39 yards of gravel, Division 417

$5.85

 

 

Donald Campbell ─ 5 days commuted labour, Division 417

$7.50

 

 

Alex McLean ─ 11 days commuted labour, Division 417

$16.50

 

 

Angus Buchanan ─ 5 days of commuted labour, Division 417

$7.50

 

 

Thos. Foley ─ 2 days commuted labour, Division 417

$3.00

 

 

D. J. McLean ─ ½ day commuted labour, Division 417

$.75

 

 

Wm. Foley ─ 1 day commuted labour, Division 417

$1.50

 

 

T. McDonald ─ 1 day commuted labour, Division 226

$1.50

 

 

Jones & Johnston ─ renewal of policy ─ Morriston shed (insurance)

$2.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stewart Hume ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

M. P. Lynch ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

J. M. Eagle ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

Geo. Lewis ─ election expenses

$12.00

 

 

Jno. Winer ─ election expenses

$18.00

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ services as Returning Officer

$15.00

 

 

Leonard Evans ─ work on Division 111

$23.00

 

 

J. Little ─ gravel, 138 yards, Division 110

$20.70

 

 

Henry Prong ─ 48 rods of wire fence

$10.80

 

 

Geo. Crane ─ 5 days commuted labour, Division 123

$7.50

 

 

Thos. Maltby Senior ─ glazing windows of Hall

$1.00

 

 

15.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a special meeting of Council meet on Monday January 28th, at 2 p.m., to consider applications for the position of Assessor.

 

16.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that this Council now adjourn, to meet again on Monday February 11th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

January 28th 1924.

Special Meeting

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met, in special session, at 2 p.m. today, for the purpose of considering applications for the position of Assessor of the township for 1924.  The members were all in attendance, the Reeve presiding.

 

1.

It was moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a bylaw, appointing an Assessor for the Township of Puslinch for the year 1924, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

In Committee of the Whole, Wm. Crow presiding, the name of Duncan McLean was inserted in the blank of the bylaw, at a salary of $225 per annum.

 

2.

It was moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Marshall Haines, that the bylaw, appointing an Assessor for the Township of Puslinch for the year 1924, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 5.

 

The Council adjourned.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

February 11th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met, in regular session, in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting and of the special meeting ,of January 28th, were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Crow.

 

A letter from Inspector J. J. Craig was read, regarding the Guy children attending the Consolidated School, and suggesting that the Council give a grant towards their fees there.

 

Mr. Geo. Lewis presented a petition to the Council, requesting that a new floor be laid in the Township Hall.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that no action be taken regarding the scholars going to the MacDonald Consolidated School from S. S. No. 2.

 

2.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that we refund Fred Roszell $2.00 dog tax, charged in error.

 

3.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that we extend the time for collection of taxes until March 31st, but after this date, taxes will be distrained.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Clerk be instructed to write the Minister of Highways, protesting against the needless expense of opening the Provincial Highway for motor traffic in the winter time, and also to send a copy to L. Goldie, member of the House for this riding.

 

5.

Moved by Marshall Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a bylaw, appointing Overseers and Winter Pathmasters, Pound-keepers, Fence-Viewers, and Sheep Valuators, to serve in and for the Township of Puslinch for the current year, 1924-1925, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

6.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the bylaw, appointing Overseers and Winter Pathmasters, Pound-keepers, Fence-Viewers, and Sheep Valuators, to serve in and for the Township of Puslinch for the current year, 1924-1925, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 6.

 

7.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the auditors’ report of receipts and expenditures, for the year 1923, be received and adopted.

 

8.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that tenders be called for a new asphalt, cedar, or steel roof for the Township Hall, also for a new hardwood floor for the Hall, lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  Plans and specifications may be obtained from the Clerk or from Mr. Haines, tenders to be in the hands of the Clerk by March 1st. 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Jas. Harmer ─ storing grader

$0.50

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies and subscriptions

$25.10

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising for Assessor

$4.04

 

 

Jno. Rae ─ 48 yards of gravel, Division 213

$7.20

 

 

Fred Roszell ─ refund of dog tax, charged in error

$2.00

 

 

Jno. Walsh ─ Revenue stamps, Postage Exchange 1923, supplies

$20.35

 

 

Dr. J. H. King ─ salary as M.H.O., 1923

$5.00

 

 

J. A. Wilkinson ─ auditor’s salary

$15.00

 

 

D. A. McNaughton ─ auditor’s salary

$15.00

 

 

10.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday March 3rd, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

March 3rd 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Haines.

 

Mr. Geo. Lewis interviewed the Council in connection with a grant towards the Field Crop Competition.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that no grant be given towards the Field Crop Competition this year.

 

2.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a bylaw be now introduced and read a first and second time, providing for an estimated expenditure for construction and maintenance of roads for 1924.

 

3.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the bylaw, providing for an estimated expenditure for construction and maintenance of roads for 1924, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 7.

 

4.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the tender of Andrew McEdward for roofing the Township Hall and Council Chamber with 5X B.P. cedar shingles, for $257.00, completed, be accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that we advertise for making tile and for a foreman to operate the grader for 1924, tenders to be in the hands of the Clerk by April 5th.

 

6.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Leonard Evans ─ gravelling Division 111

$17.00

 

 

Arch. Ramsay ─ 12 hours cutting brush & digging out stone, Beverly Townline.

$3.60

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising for tenders

$4.20

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ registering births, etc., 1923

$17.50

 

 

Treasurer, Beverly Township ─ Puslinch share of Beverly Townline account

$6.25

 

 

7.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday April 7th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

April 7th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today, but, owing to the absence of the Clerk, the meeting was adjourned as per the following motion:

 

1.

It was moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the Council adjourn, to meet on Thursday April 10th at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

April 10th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Crow.

 

A petition from several ratepayers, who own cottages at Lyon’s Park, requesting that their names be transferred to Polling Sub-Division No. 6, was read, and the Clerk was instructed to attend to this matter.

 

A communication from the Deputy Minister of Highways was also read, notifying the Council that, after December 31st 1924, no grants will be paid by the Province, under the Ontario Highways Act, on road expenditure, to any township that has retained Statute Labour, either in its original or commuted form, and also, that all townships receiving aid from the Province must have a regularly appointed Township Road Superintendent.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that Mr. Crow, Mr. Hesketh, and the Clerk be a committee to look into the Griffenham matter.

 

2.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the tender of James Harmer, at 34 cents per hour, as foreman and operator of the grader, be accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the tender of John Marshall for making tile, at 40 cents per hour, be accepted.

 

4.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the Clerk be instructed to prepare a bylaw to form a new Polling Sub-Division in S.S. No. 9.

 

5.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Jas. Harmer ─ 25 hours shovelling snow ─ Aberfoyle

$7.45

 

 

Duncan McEdwards ─ 61 hours opening road, Division 419

$36.60

 

 

Jas. Simpson ─ Nassagaweya B. L. account 1923

$17.90

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$4.36

 

 

Gummer Press ─ Printing financial statements & ballots

$73.57

 

 

Wm. Foster ─ 59 hours shovelling snow, Division 229, Guelph pays half

$17.70

 

 

L. Maltby ─ 80 hours shovelling snow, Division 226

$26.20

 

 

Peter C. McLean ─ 72 hours shovelling snow, Division 418

$21.60

 

 

T. F. Ryder ─ shovelling snow ─ 45 hours men ─ 16 hours team, Division 213

$22.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Hanlon ─ 6 yards of gravel, Division 229, Guelph pays ½

$.90

 

 

Wm. Steffler ─ 13 yards of gravel, Division 229, Guelph pays ½

$1.95

 

 

Jas. Price ─ 270 hours shovelling snow, Divisions 209 & 227

$81.00

 

 

J. K. Martin ─ sheep killed by dogs

$45.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$2.00

 

 

Jno. Rae ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$2.00

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ report to School Inspector

$3.00

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday May 5th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

May 5th 2011.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Haines.

 

The Clerk was instructed to write the Clerks of Beverly and Nassagaweya Townships, and arrange a meeting between representatives of the Council regarding boundary line work.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by M. Haines, that the Reeve and Clerk be appointed a committee to interview Mr. Kerwin regarding the agreement between Jno. Parker and Jas. E. Doyle, and also to interview Mr. McArthur regarding the Watt Drain.

 

2.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the amount of money to be expended by the Councillors in the various Divisions not exceed $600.

 

3.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the resignation of Alex McGinnis, as Constable for the Township of Puslinch, be accepted.

 

4.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the County Treasurer pay Mr. Walsh, the Township Treasurer, the money due this township for arrears of taxes for non-resident property.

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Treasurer is hereby instructed to sell any stock or chattels now under seizure for arrears of taxes of the War Veterans’ Welfare Commission.

 

6.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Dan McIntyre ─ 30 hours shovelling snow, Division 421

$19.20

 

 

Donald Simpson ─ 14 hours shovelling snow, man & team, Div. 420

$11.90

 

 

Ernest Nicol ─ drawing lumber for bridge, Division 409

$2.50

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$4.82

 

 

Gordon Salt ─ 5 hours shovelling snow, man & team, Division 115

$4.00

 

 

A. McEdwards ─ shingling Hall & painting flagpole

$260.00

 

 

Thos. Allen ─ shovelling snow, Division 222

$52.50

 

 

Robt. McCartney ─ shovelling snow, Division 203

$15.90

 

 

Jas. Harmer ─ gravelling streets Aberfoyle

$10.40

 

 

Geo. W. Paddock ─ dragging Beverly Townline

$2.75

 

 

Chas. Martin ─ drawing & putting in tile, Division 328

$5.50

 

 

Robt. Kennedy ─ drawing gravel, Division 322

$8.50

 

 

Jno. Brydon – 32 hours shovelling snow, Waterloo & North Dumfries Townline

$9.60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Smith ─ 25 hours breaking roads, 2 men & team, Division 108

$20.29

 

 

Jno. Marshall ─ 29½ hours making tile ─ $11.80, lock for door ─ $.65, & drawing cement ─ $1.00

$13.45

 

 

Jno. Rae ─ insurance on Hall for 3 years

$12.40

 

 

Jno. P. Little ─ 1 sheep killed by dogs

$15.00

 

 

Jno. Rae ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$2.00

 

 

Guelph Trust Company ─ rent of safety deposit box

$5.00

 

 

 

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday May 26th, at 10 a.m. as a Court of Revision, and afterwards, for general business.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

May 26th 1924.

Court Of Revision

 

The members of the Puslinch Municipal Council met in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 10 a.m., on Monday May 26th 1924, and after taking the required declarations were duly constituted as a Court of Revision, to hear and decide appeals against the 1924 Assessment Roll.

 

The Court heard and decided the following appeals:

1.

Michael French ─ account too high assessment ─ dismissed.

2.

Geo. McAllister & Sons ─ account assessed for 50 acres too much ─ dismissed.

3.

Jas. Nelson ─ account too high assessment ─ reduced $300.

4.

T. F. Ryder ─ account too high assessment ─ dismissed.

5.

Mrs. C. Sinclair ─ account too high assessment ─ reduced $50 on buildings.

6.

Soldiers’ Aid Commission ─ account Government property ─ exempted.

7.

Miss Hazel Turner ─ account too high assessment ─ dismissed.

8.

Michael Walsh ─ account too high assessment ─ reduced $400 on land.

9.

Geo. J. Baker ─ account too high assessment ─ reduced $250 on land.

10-13.

Geo. Steffler, Thos. A. Phalen, Jas. McGraw, & Wm. Swartzenberger ─ account dog tax ─ all struck off.

14.

Reverend Stuart A. Woods ─ to be assessed as tenant of Lot part 32, Rear Concession 7, Morriston ─ allowed.

15.

Reverend John W. Hammit ─ to be assessed as tenant of Lot part 31, Rear Concession 7, Morriston ─ allowed.

 

 

 

 

 

The following transfers of property were also made:

1.

James Gilmour property to Jas. Leachman, as owner.

2.

Miss Hannah McLean property to Jno. P. McPherson, as owner.

3.

Patrick Hanlon property to Samuel Hume, as owner.

4.

Alex Stewart property to Jas. Yemen, as owner.

5.

Lots A & B, N.B.R., Morriston, property of Mrs. Louisa McLean, to Chas. Brown, as owner, assessment ─ $50.

6.

Mrs. Wilhelmina Gregor to be assessed as joint owner with Lewis D. Gregor.

7.

Chas. Martell to be assessed as tenant of Estate Mary Gilmour.

8.

John Parker to be assessed as tenant of Lot 11, Front Gore.

 

1.

It was moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the Assessment Roll for 1924, as revised and amended, be confirmed.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

May 26th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session, at the close of the Court of Revision, in the Council Room, today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Haines.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a bylaw be now introduced and read a first and second time, providing for the addition and re-adjustment of the Polling Subdivisions in the township.

 

2.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the bylaw, providing for the addition and re-adjustment of the Polling Subdivisions in the Township of Puslinch, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 8.

 

3.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Clerk be instructed to have Part 3 of the Voters’ List printed along with Parts 1 and 2.

 

4.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the Township Treasurer be instructed to take the necessary steps to collect outstanding taxes against Geo. Baker, Cornelius Collins, and Ralph Ballagh.

 

 

 

 

5.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Duncan McLean ─ refund of taxes overpaid

$.50

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ salary as Assessor

$225.00

 

 

Chas. Quinnell ─ damage to wire fence, Waterloo to pay half

$10.00

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$1.68

 

 

Walter Elliott ─ 45 hours shovelling snow, Division 420

$13.50

 

 

Angus Martin ─ 20 hours shovelling snow, Division 420

$6.00

 

 

Andrew Scott ─ commuted labour, Division 411

$53.55

 

 

F. Kistenmacher ─ burial expenses for the Griffenham child

$32.00

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ postage & stationery

$4.00

 

 

Geo. Reaman ─ damages to fence

$2.00

 

 

J. A. McAllister ─ 15 hours shovelling snow, Division 325

$4.50

 

 

Harry Haugh ─ 15 hours shovelling snow, Division 210

$4.50

 

 

P. A. Fleming ─ 50 hours shovelling snow, Division 210

$15.00

 

 

W. J. Little ─ services as fence-viewer

$2.00

 

 

P. A. Patterson ─ services as fence-viewer

$2.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ services as fence-viewer

$2.00

 

 

Chester Schultz ─ gravel & drawing gravel for tile

$14.00

 

 

Jno. Tolton ─ grading & filling hole, Concession 9

$48.80

 

 

Jas. Thornton ─ grading on Division 2

$50.00

 

 

Jno. Marshall ─ drawing cement ─ $2.75 & making tile ─ 81 hours at 40¢ per hour

$35.15

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ half year’s salary

$200.00

 

 

 

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday July 7th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

July 7th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Crow and Haines.

 

1.

It was moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the Council give a grant of $50.00 to the Agricultural Society, if the society will increase the livestock prizes to the extent of the grant.

 

2.

It was moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Angus Martin ─ cutting hill, Division 416, __. L. ─ $43.50

$200.00

 

 

Edwin Leslie ─ repairs for bridge ─ Beverly Townline

$12.00

 

 

W. H. Martin ─ repairs to road, Beverly Townline

$11.85

 

 

Wm. Matthews ─ cutting brush

$2.50

 

 

Lewis Gregor ─ digging ditch, Division 404

$12.75

 

 

Wesley Winer ─ 20 loads of stone, Division 409

$4.50

 

 

Alex Nicoll ─ commuted labour, Division 409

$49.50

 

 

J. P. Broeckel ─ commuted labour, Division 120

$62.50

 

 

Jas. Gilmour ─ repairs to grader and plow

$5.15

 

 

Chas. Borthwick ─ shovelling snow, Division 126

$9.60

 

 

Walter Holm ─ shovelling snow & putting in culvert ─ $5.75, Division 109

$34.75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aaron Cober ─ shovelling snow, Division 101

$11.20

 

 

Canada Ingot Iron Company ─ culvert ─ Beverly Townline

$91.00

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising rē Court of Revision

$7.50

 

 

Geo. Baker ─ work on road ─ Guelph Townline

$13.75

 

 

Geo. Crane ─ commuted labour ─ Division 123

$4.50

 

 

Geo. Crane ─ gravelling ─ Division 123

$29.50

 

 

Thos. Aikens ─ filling sinkhole ─ Division 326

$90.14

 

 

Jno. Tolton ─ gravelling ─ Guelph Townline

$97.00

 

 

Bond Hardware Company ─ cement

$29.15

 

 

Jno. Marshall ─ making tile ─ 32½ hours

$13.00

 

 

Jno. Marshall ─ cleaning Hall & drawing cement

$4.50

 

 

Elmer McCartney ─ drawing gravel for tile

$2.75

 

 

Russell Kerns ─ drawing & putting in culvert ─ Beverly Townline

$24.25

 

 

Jno. Tolton ─ gravelling ─ Guelph Townline

$83.25

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ commuted labour  ─ Division 413

$12.90

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ commuted labour ─ Division 315

$7.50

 

 

Robt. Kennedy ─ commuted labour ─ Division 316

$7.50

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ gravelling & grading ─ Division 315

$35.50

 

 

Jacob Crowder ─ spreading gravel ─ Division 315

$8.25

 

 

Duncan McDonald ─ commuted labour ─ Division 305

$10.50

 

 

Duncan McDonald ─ cutting hill ─ Division 305

$8.05

 

 

J. M. Eagle ─ gravelling & cutting brush ─ Division 318

$41.00

 

 

Jno. Brydon ─ gravelling ─ Division 301 ─ North Dumfries Townline

$14.00

 

 

M. Gallagher ─ filling hole ─ Division 321

$67.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wm. Young ─ collecting taxes ─ 1923

$19.39

 

 

Guthrie & Kerwin ─ legal advice

$20.00

 

 

L. Maltby ─ work on Division 226 ─ gravelling

$18.90

 

 

Jas. Thornton ─ grading

$79.80

 

 

Elmer McCartney ─ grading

$129. 50

 

 

Jno. Bell ─ 11 hours grading

$2.75

 

 

Jas. Harmer ─ grading

$83.64

 

 

Jno. Fitton ─ shovelling snow ─ Division 215

$43.50

 

 

Jno. Tolton ─ gravelling ─ Divisions 207, 215 (179.75), 217

$378.25

 

 

3.

It was moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday August 4th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

August 4th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Crow and Roszell.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

It was moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a bylaw be now introduced and read a first and second time, providing, by way of assessment on the rateable property of the Township of Puslinch, for the raising funds for county, school, and municipal purposes for the year 1924 A.D.

 

2.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the bylaw, providing, by way of assessment on the rateable property of the Township of Puslinch, for the raising of funds for county, school, and municipal purposes for the year 1924, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 9.

 

3.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the following amounts of 1923 arrears of taxes, with percentage, be struck off: Percy Hamilton ─ $1.57, Robt. Evans ─ $2.10, Mary Reynolds ─ $5.16, Jas. Lynch ─ $1.57, Jno. McConnell ─ $1.57, Edward Bailey ─ $2.10, Jno. Schultz ─ $1.57, Harry Schultz ─ $1.57, Robt. Little ─ $1.57, Wm. Smale ─ $1.57, and J. H. Meier ─ 1.57.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that a bylaw, authorizing the Reeve and the Clerk, on behalf of the township, to sign an agreement with the Hydro-Electric Power Commission for a supply of electrical power to a number of ratepayers in the township, be now read a first and second time.

 

5.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the bylaw, authorizing the Reeve and the Clerk, on behalf of the township, to sign an agreement with the Hydro-Electric Power Commission for a supply of electrical power to a number of ratepayers in the township, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 10.

 

6.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

D. Sirett ─ picking stones, Concession 7

$1.50

 

 

Canada Ingot Iron Company ─ 1 iron culvert, East Flamboro Townline

$23.00

 

 

Geo. Hunt ─ 36 yards of gravel, Division 406

$5.40

 

 

Wm. Monkhouse ─ 17 yards of gravel, Division 428

$3.40

 

 

Wm. Prettie ─ 54 yards of gravel, Division 426

$8.10

 

 

Wm. Crow ─ 210 yards of gravel, 95 yards for Division 104, 60 for Div. 105, 32 for Div. 126, 8 for Div. 328, and 15 yards for Division 405.

$31.50

 

 

Louis Evans ─ gravelling, Division 111

$34.00

 

 

J. P. Little ─ putting in culvert & widening road, Division 219

$24.00

 

 

Geo. Lewis ─ lamp for Hall

$10.50

 

 

L. Maltby ─ cutting weeds on show grounds

$7.00

 

 

Alex Neubauer ─ 100 rods of wire fence

$22.50

 

 

Thos. Aitken ─ 12 yards of gravel, Division 115

$1.80

 

 

Mrs. J. Woodhouse ─ 12 yards of gravel, Division 115

$1.80

 

 

Geo. Steffler ─ shovelling snow, Waterloo Townline

$5.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. Jackson ─ gravelling ─ Division 112

$116.00

 

 

Hugh Ross ─ shovelling snow, Division 108

$8.75

 

 

Wm. Eggert ─ putting in culvert, Division 110

$24.00

 

 

Christie-Henderson Company ─ stone for culvert, Division 110

$7.60

 

 

Wm. Eggert ─ filling culvert, Division 110

$45.40

 

 

Geo. McGill ─ gravelling, Division 124

$51.50

 

 

L. Nigro ─ gravelling ─ Division 113

$34.00

 

 

Arch. Ramsay ─ 34 yards of gravel, North Dumfries Townline

$5.10

 

 

R. O’Donoghue ─ shovelling snow, Division 103

$14.50

 

 

Chas. Gregor ─ commuted labour, Division 312

$15.15

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$5.53

 

 

A. G. Bootes ─ 112 yards of gravel, 42 yards for Division 101, 32 for 102, 20 for 106, and 18 yards for Division 325.

$16.80

 

 

7.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday September 8th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Puslinch Council

August 4th 1924.

(Additional minutes)

 

The Puslinch Council met in regular session in the Council Chamber, Aberfoyle, on Monday August 4th, at 1:30 p.m.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding. 

 

A bylaw, to meet and cover, by way of assessment, the expenses of the township for 1924, was given its several readings and passed.  The following are the sums required and the rates struck therefor, with last year’s rates in brackets:

 

 

For county purposes: $17,409.22, rate ─ 7.8 mills (10.7)

 

For general school purposes: $8800.00, rate ─ 4.1 mills (3.9)

 

For general township purposes: $6493.22, rate ─ 3 mills (3)

 

 

 

For special school rates, as per trustee requisitions:

 

 

S. S. No. 1 ─ $600, rate ─ 3.7 mills (2.8)

 

 

S.S. No. 2 ─ $415, rate ─ 2 mills (2)

 

 

S.S. No. 3 ─ $500, rate ─ 2.9 mills (2.9)

 

 

S.S. No. 4 ─ $700, rate ─ 3.5 mills (4)

 

 

S.S. No. 5 ─ $275, rate ─ 1.9 mills (3.5)

 

 

S.S. No. 6 ─ $927.80, rate ─ 4.8 mills (3.6)

 

 

S.S. No. 7 ─ $500, rate ─ 3.3 mills (3.3)

 

 

S.S. No. 9 ─ $350, rate ─ 1.7 mills (3)

 

 

S.S. No. 10 ─ $800, rate ─ 5.4 mills (4)

 

 

S. S. No. 11 ─ $450, rate ─ 3 mills (4)

 

 

S.S. No. 12 ─ $650, rate ─ 4.2 mills (5.1)

 

Special rate in S.S. No. 8, for school debenture, 1.25 mills (1.3).

 

Accounts, to the amount $524.33, were passed and orders issued for payment.

 

The Council adjourned, to meet again on Monday September 9th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

September 8th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  All of the members were in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Haines.

 

1.

It was moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that Dr. Duncan McEdwards and Harvey Stewart be notified to clean out the ditch, Penrice Drain, through their property, as soon as possible.

 

2.

It was moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the Treasurer be instructed to collect all outstanding taxes for 1923.

 

3.

It was moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

P. J. McLean ─ posts and braces for railing, Division 416

$11.55

 

 

W. H. Schultz ─ 75 yards of gravel, Division 401

$11.25

 

 

Andrew Scott ─ 112 yards of gravel, 30 yards for Division 402, and 82 yards for Division 411.

$16.80

 

 

Dan McIntyre ─ work on Division 421

$10.00

 

 

Jas. Thornton ─ cutting brush, Division 424

$10.50

 

 

Jno. Inglis ─ 35 yards of gravel, 25 yards for Div. 421 & 10 yds. for Division 422.

$5.25

 

 

Canada Ingot Iron Co. ─ 1 culvert, Beverly Townline

$20.70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gummer Press ─ printing Part 3 of the Voters’ List

$73.50

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising rē the voters’ list

$6.40

 

 

Jno. Rae ─ 292 yards of gravel, 12 yards for Div. 214, 100 for Div. 215, 21 for Div. 216, and 159 yards for Division 217.

$43.80

 

 

Miss Hamilton ─ 223 yards of gravel, Division 207 & Division 223 ─ 53 yards.

$33.45

 

 

Thos. Arkell Junior ─ 142 yards of gravel, 120 yards for Div. 213, and 22 yards for Division 217

$21.30

 

 

F. McGladery ─ 79 yards of gravel, 30 yds. for Div. 202, 35 for Div. 204, and 14 yards for Division 227

$11.85

 

 

P. A. Fleming ─ 40 yards of gravel ─ Division 210

$6.00

 

 

A. Tawse ─ 30 yards of gravel, Division 212

$4.50

 

 

R. J. McFarlane ─ 30 yards of gravel, Division 218

$4.50

 

 

Earl Carter ─ 90 yards of gravel, Division 224

$13.50

 

 

Peter Hume ─ putting in culvert, drawing tile, Division 216

$7.___

 

 

Geo. Steffler ─ 40 rods of wire fence, Division 101

$9.00

 

 

Angus Martin ─ cutting hill, putting on railing, Division 416

$58.50

 

 

Dugald Campbell ─ 67 yds. of gravel, Div. 425, shovelling snow ─ 3 days

$19._0

 

 

Jno. Carruthers ─ repairs to Hall

$25.55

 

 

Thos. Aikens ─ gravelling & gravel, Division 102

$33.05

 

 

Samuel Meek ─ ½ day cutting weeds, Division 121

$1.50

 

 

Thos. Jackson ─ shovelling snow, Division 121

$3.60

 

 

R. O’Donoghue ─ gravelling & gravel, Divisions 103, 112, 117

$77.80

 

 

Aaron Cober ─ shovelling snow, Division 101 (may have been crossed out)

$11.20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Royal City Press ─ envelopes

$3.25

 

 

Jno. Fitton ─ shovelling gravel, Division 215

$19.50

 

 

Fred Ryder ─ shovelling gravel, Division 213

$21.50

 

 

Wm. Blair ─ 38 yards of gravel, 20 yards for Division 203, and 18 yards for Division 205.

$5.70

 

 

Samuel Smith ─ 64 yards of gravel & damages, Division 108

$10.60

 

 

Geo. Loty ─ gravelling, Division 119

$50.00

 

 

I.O.F. per M. Haines ─ picture for Hall

$3.00

 

 

Dr. W. B. Galbraith ─ 40 rods of wire fence, Division 107

$9.00

 

 

Fred Paddock ─ 131 yards of gravel, 81 yds. for Division 310 & 50 yards for Division 322

$19.65

 

 

Jno. Cameron ─ 35 yards of gravel, Division 306

$5.25

 

 

Chris Bond ─ 38 yards of gravel, Division 317

$5.70

 

 

Fred Roszell ─ 62 yards of gravel, 40 yds. for Div. 323, and 22 for Division 328.

$9.00

 

 

Jas. or Jos. Heaney ─ drawing gravel, Division 321

$.60

 

 

Robt. Burmaster ─ drawing gravel, Division 308

$2.50

 

 

Jno. Jamieson ─ 140 yards of gravel, 67 yds. for Div. 318, 42 yds. for Div. 321, and 31 yards for Division 326

$21.00

 

 

Wm. Stengel ─ 169 yards of gravel, 75 yds. for Div. 302, 64 yds. for Div. 309, and 30 yards for Division 313.

$25.35

 

 

R. Kerns ─ 78 yards of gravel, 46 yards for Division 311 & 32 yards for Division 316.

$11.70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. McLean ─ 114 yards of gravel, 49 yds. for Div. 304 & 65 yards for Division 315

$17.10

 

 

D. McLean ─ grading & gravelling, Division 315

$8.50

 

 

G. L. Metcalf ─ 297 yds. of gravel, 106 yds. for Div. 119, 99 yds. for Div. 120, 27 yds. for Div. 121, & 25 yards for Division 124.

$44.55

 

 

D. T. Parker ─ 257 yds. of gravel, 146 yds. for Division 112 & 111 yards for Division 113.

$38.55

 

 

Wm. Steffler ─ 71 yards of gravel, Division 123

$10.65

 

 

Harry Hanlon ─ 55 yards of gravel, Division 127

$8.25

 

 

J. R. Little ─ 83 yards of gravel, Division 111

$12.45

 

 

F. Blackstone ─ 58 yards of gravel, Division 122 (Kay’s)

$8.70

 

 

R. G. Chester ─ 25 yards of gravel, Division 106

$3.75

 

 

Jno. Conroy ─ 23 yards of gravel, Division 119

$3.45

 

 

W. Holm ─ repairs to hill, Division 109

$38.25

 

 

 

It was moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday October 6th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

October 6th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  All the members were in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Crow and Hesketh.

 

A deputation from the Puslinch Women’s Institute and the Puslinch Horticultural Society, composed of Mrs. Haines, Mrs. Mason, and Reverend Mr. Woods, waited on the Council, asking that certain improvements be made towards beautifying the Township grounds.

 

1.

It was moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by M. Haines, that we pay fifteen cents per yard for all gravel taken out of the Township of Puslinch.

 

2.

It was moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the Puslinch Council hereby protest strongly, to the Ontario Department of Highways, against the condition of the hill, running from the O. A. College towards the City of Guelph, on the Provincial Highway, on account of it being so narrow and also very slippery at nearly all times of year, thus being a menace to vehicles drawn by horses, and that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Guelph Township Council for its endorsement.

 

 

 

 

 

The Clerk was instructed to write to the Women’s Institute and the Horticultural Society, saying that the Council could not see its way clear towards spending any money on the Township grounds this year.

 

3.

It was moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the following accounts be passed an ordered paid:

 

Jno. Pinkney ─ 40 rods of wire fence, Division 407

$9.00

 

 

Peter Patterson ─ 72 yards of gravel, 60 yards for Division 409, 10 yds. for Div. 410, and 2 yards for East Flamboro Townline.

$10.80

 

 

Jos. Kloepfer ─ 53 yds. of gravel, 18 yards for Div. 316 & 35 yds. for Div. 403, and 8 loads of stone for Division 403.

$9.95

 

 

J. E. Simpson ─ 24 yards of gravel, Division 409

$3.60

 

 

Thos. Francis ─ 26 yards of gravel, Division 424

$3.90

 

 

Jno. Mast ─ widening road, East Flamboro Townline

$48.50

 

 

Wilson Robertson ─ grant for Puslinch Township Ploughmen’s Association

$25.00

 

 

W. H. Martin ─ 60 yards of gravel, Beverly Townline

$9.00

 

 

Wm. Leslie ─ Overseer

$10.50

 

 

Jas. McCaig ─ dragging, Division 104

$5.50

 

 

Robt. Hunter ─ gravelling, Beverly Townline

$48.80

 

 

Bond Hardware Company ─ cement ─ Division 207A

$14.80

 

 

Thos. Arkell Junior ─ timber, 6 yards of gravel, cement mixer, Division 207A

$6.50

 

 

Jno. Tolton ─ work on bridge, Division 207A

$20.60

 

 

Walter Cook ─ work on bridge, Division 207A

$17.50

 

 

Geo. Ruber ─ putting in culvert, Division 224

$11.50

 

 

B. Watson ─ 2 gallons of gasoline

$.60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Stewart ─ repairing sinkhole, shovelling snow, Beverly Townline

$75.08

 

 

Fred Paddock ─ 27 yards of gravel, Beverly Townline

$4.05

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$7.48

 

 

Gummer Press ─ printing Voters’ List, Parts 1 and 2

$168.00

 

 

Geo. McGill ─ Sheep Valuator’s services

$3.00

 

 

Martin Bolger ─ 2 sheep killed by dogs

$20.00

 

 

Thos. Maltby Senior ─ cutting weeds on show grounds

$6.00

 

 

Geo. Meldrum ─ grant to Agricultural Society

$50.00

 

 

J. W. Gilchrist ─ repairs to bridge & cutting brush, Division 313

$13.00

 

 

Angus Martin ─ gravelling & putting in culvert, Division 421

$78.85

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ postage for tax notices

$20.00

 

 

4.

It was moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday November 3rd, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

(omitted) T. Beaton ─ 317 yards of gravel, Divisions 418, 419, 420, & 421 & damage to crop.

$52.55

 

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

November 3rd 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  All the members were in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Crow and Hesketh.

 

A deputation from the Puslinch Junior Farmers’ Association, composed of Messrs. A. McWilliams and J. Winer, was present, and requested the Council to make a grant to Mr. J. A. Cockburn for his work as coach of the Puslinch judging team.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the Council grant J. A. Cockburn $25.00 for his trouble in training the Puslinch Judging Team.

 

2.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that this Council give a grant of $25.00 in aid of St. Joseph’s Hospital.

 

3.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that a bylaw, determining the time and place for the nomination of candidates for Council, and to appoint Deputy-Returning Officers and Poll Clerks, for the year 1925, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

4.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by M. Haines, that a bylaw, providing for the submitting to the electors the question of the abolishment of statute labour, be now read a first and second time.

 

 

 

 

 

5.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the bylaw, determining the time and place for the nomination of candidates for Council, and to appoint Deputy-Returning Officers and Poll Clerks, for the year 1925, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 11.

 

6.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the bylaw, providing for the submission to the electors the question of the abolishment of statute labour, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 12.

 

7.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the Clerk be instructed to draw up a bylaw, prohibiting hunting or trespassing anywhere in the Township of Puslinch, unless the permission of the property owner has been secured.

 

8.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

J. Peer ─ bridge repairs, Div. 425, gravelling, Division 424.

$60.75

 

 

Thos. Francis ─ 45 yards of gravel, Division 424

$6.75

 

 

S. Jacobs ─ 59 rods of wire fence, Division 402

$13.27

 

 

Jonathan Scott ─ 5 days overseer ─ East Flamboro Townline

$15.00

 

 

Donald Simpson ─ gravelling, East Flamboro Townline

$67.80

 

 

Cathcart Kay ─ 82 yards of gravel, Division 122

$12.30

 

 

F. Blackstone ─ gravelling, Division 122

$76.50

 

 

Donald Currie ─ 40 rods of wire fence

$9.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W. H. Martin ─ balance of gravel account, Beverly Townline

$3.00

 

 

City of Guelph ─ 8 tiles, Division 224

$24.00

 

 

Fred Bartels ─ 253 yards of gravel, 236 yds. for Div. 307, & 17 yards for Division 329.

$37.95

 

 

Royal City Press ─ printing account P____

$3.50

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ for selection of jurors

$12.00

 

 

Gummer Press ─ printing tax notices and envelopes

$13.92

 

 

Judge Spotton ─ township share of plebiscite expenses

$67.04

 

 

A. C. Mullock ─ half share of East Flamboro Townline account

$64.19

 

 

Supt. ─ St. Joseph’s Hospital ─ grant

$25.00

 

 

Thos. Beaton ─ 56 yards of gravel, East Flamboro Townline

$_______

 

 

C. Wingrove ─ 20 yards of gravel, East Flamboro Townline

$4.00

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising rē dogs

$2.60

 

 

Miss Hamilton ─ 53 yards of gravel, Division 207

$7.95

 

 

Wm. Prettie ─ 30 yards of gravel, Division 222

$4.50

 

 

Harry Barton ─ 20 yards of gravel, Division 201

$3.00

 

 

Ed. Cassin ─ 3 sheep killed by dogs

$40.00

 

 

Harry Leachman ─ 23 sheep killed by dogs

$234.00

 

 

Jno. Rae ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$4.00

 

 

Alex Tawse ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$6.00

 

 

Samuel Smith ─ 13 lambs killed by dogs

$100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ gravelling, Divisions 323 & 324

$51.60

 

 

D. McFarlane ─ Overseer, Division 324

$6.00

 

 

Robt. Kennedy ─ Overseer, Division 323

$4.50

 

 

Chas. Kubbie ─ picking stones, Division 312

$3.00

 

 

Russell Kearns ─ filling hole in hill, Division 312

$4.25

 

 

Fred Bartels ─ gravelling (commuted labour), Division 307

$57.00

 

 

Jos. Kloepfer ─ 75 yards of gravel, Division 324

$11.25

 

 

Fred Roszell ─ 72 yards of gravel, Division 323

$10.80

 

 

Jas. Harmer ─ grading (commuted labour), Division 306

$20.00

 

 

Jas. Harmer ─ grading, Divisions 312, 316, 328, & 405

$42.10

 

 

 

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday December 1st, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

December 1st 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  All the members were in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Haines.

 

1.

It was moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the bylaw, providing for the prohibiting of hunting and trespassing in the Township of Puslinch, be now read a first and second time.

 

2.

It was moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the bylaw, providing for the prohibiting of hunting and trespassing in the Township of Puslinch, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 13.

 

3.

It was moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by M. Haines, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Geo. Hardie ─ 50 yards of gravel, Division 416

$7.50

 

 

J. McNaughton ─ cleaning out drain (McEdward), Lot 31, Conc. 8

$12.00

 

 

Alex Chisholm ─ Overseer on West Flamboro Townline

$12.00

 

 

Chester Schultz ─ gravelling, West Flamboro Townline

$55.38

 

 

P. Patterson ─ 6 yards of gravel, West Flamboro Townline

$.90

 

 

Jno. Matthews ─ 8 yards of gravel, West Flamboro Townline

$1.20

 

 

F. Jackson ─ gravelling (commuted labour), Division 112

$9.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F. Jackson ─ 6 tiles ─ $10.50, ½day with team ─ $2.75, 12 hours @ 30¢ per hour ─ $3.60, Division 112

$16.85

 

 

Thos. Aitken ─ 40 rods of wire fence, Division 117

$9.00

 

 

D. T. Parker ─ 45 yards of gravel, Division 120

$6.75

 

 

A. McGregor ─ gravelling, Waterloo Townline

$64.00

 

 

Jos. Shantz ─ 50 yards of gravel

$7.50

 

 

J. M. Eagle ─ repairing sinkhole, Division 318

$63.25

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ repairing sinkhole, Division 318

$63.25

 

 

J. P. Broeckel ─ gravelling, Division 120

$39.25

 

 

N. Kreig ─ wire fence, Division 318

$17.__

 

 

N. Kreig ─ damage to plow, Division 318

$_____

 

 

Galt Reporter (newspaper) ─ advertising bylaw

$6.30

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising bylaw

$4.20

 

 

Alex McGregor ─ commuted labour, Waterloo Townline

$16.50

 

 

John Tolton ─ commuted labour, Division 214

$29.00

 

 

Mrs. Jno. Hewitt ─ commuted labour, Division 114

$7.50

 

 

Harold Tolton ─ commuted labour, Division 204

$3.00

 

 

A. W. Moody ─ 8 sheep killed & injured by dogs

$63.20

 

 

A. F. Byrnes ─ dragging & picking stones, Division 207

$26.50

 

 

D. Campbell ─ gravelling, Division 417

$32.25

 

 

C. Bond ─ 272 yards of gravel, Divisions 317, 318

$40.80

 

 

C. Bond ─ gravelling & cutting brush, Div. 317, (commuted labour)

$109.75

 

 

J. A. McAllister ─ drawing stone, Division 325

$10.00

 

 

F. Mollison ─ 3 sheep killed by dogs

$38.00

 

 

Jno. Herbert ─ repairs to Hall

$6.00

 

 

D. McMillan ─ commuted labour, Division 402

$10.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Angus Martin ─ taking out stones, Division 417

$10.00

 

 

Wm. Schultz ─ allowance, as Reeve

$100.00

 

 

D. J. Hesketh ─ allowance as Councillor

$100.00

 

 

M. Haines ─ allowance as Councillor

$100.00

 

 

Fred Roszell ─ allowance as Councillor

$100.00

 

 

Wm. Crow ─ allowance as Councillor

$100.00

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ balance of salary as Clerk

$200.00

 

 

Jno. Walsh ─ salary as Treasurer

$160.00

 

 

D. Campbell ─ commuted labour, Division 417

$75.00

 

 

D. Campbell ─ 122 yards of gravel, Division 417

$16.80

 

 

J. A. Cockburn ─ grant for coaching (livestock) judging team

$25.00

 

 

D. R. Clark ─ 2 days shovelling gravel & commuted labour

$60.30

 

 

4.

The Council then adjourned, to meet on Monday December 15th, at 1 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

December 15th 1924.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in final regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1 p.m. today.  All the members were in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Hesketh and Haines. 

 

Mr. Jardine, of the Department of Highways, was present and addressed the Council in connection with the statute labour question.

 

Letters from the Amusement Tax Branch, of the Province of Ontario, were read, regarding entertainments in the Township Hall, and also one from Mr. Trapnell, of St. Catharines, regarding damages to a car that overturned on the Provincial Highway.

 

Mr. Roszell reported that Mr. Haines and he had met representatives from the Beverly and North Dumfries Councils, and that the share of the work to be done by Puslinch, and which was mutually agreed upon, was to remove the knoll at the Dumfries end of the Gore.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by D. J. Hesketh, seconded by Wm. Crow, that Marshall Haines be appointed to attend the nomination meeting on Monday December 29th, to appoint the persons to attend the various polling places and at the final summing up of votes by the Clerk in connection with the question on statute labour.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that the Treasurer’s report be adopted and that he be hereby instructed to have 200 copies printed for distribution.

 

3.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by D. J. Hesketh, that Dr. King’s account for $31.50, for medical attendance on Amelia Kuhl, indigent, be paid.

 

4.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Donald McMillan ─ 20 rods of wire fence, Division 402

$4.50

 

 

J. M. Clark ─ refund of statute labour, Division 413

$15.00

 

 

Jno. Hohenadel ─ refund of statute labour, Division 415

$13.50

 

 

Elias Holm ─ 2 sheep worried by dogs

$13.00

 

 

Calvin McKay ─ 1 sheep worried by dogs

$11.00

 

 

Gummer Press ─ printing nomination notices

$6.04

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$21.45

 

 

Jas. Reid ─ cutting brush, Division 413

$10.00

 

 

Geo. Lewis ─ supplies

$15.00

 

 

Provincial Treasurer ─ government license ─ $3.00, & amusement tax

$24.75

 

 

Jas. Harmer ─ Truant Officer’s services for 1924

$30.63

 

 

Alex McGregor ─ gravelling, Waterloo pays half

$4.50

 

 

J. A. Ord ─ grading and gravelling, Division 226

$17.75

 

 

Geo. McGill ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$8.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ services as Sheep Valuator

$2.00

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ postage account to date

$16.00

 

 

D. T. Parker ─ damage to wire fence

$5.00

 

 

Geo. Lewis ─ looking after tile for 1924

$5.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Smith ─ reward for shooting dog

$12.50

 

 

Jno. P. L. Clark ─ refund of statute labour, Division 118

$16.50

 

 

Jno. Brydon ─ 36 hours cutting brush, North Dumfries pays half

$10.80

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ cutting brush, Division 315

$12.00

 

 

H. Fixter ─ gravelling (commuted labour) Division 309

$9.00

 

 

J. Kloepfer ─ 27 yards of gravel, Division 324

$4.05

 

 

F. Paddock ─ 43 yards of gravel, Divisions 309, 322

$6.45

 

 

F. Paddock ─ gravelling (commuted labour), Division 322

$19.50

 

 

F. Paddock ─ gravelling, Division 322

$2.50

 

 

D. Sirett ─ picking stones, Division 306

$1.50

 

 

Roy Harmon ─ gravelling (commuted labour) Waterloo Townline

$24.00

 

 

G. L. Metcalf ─ 58 rods of wire fence, Division 118

$13.05

 

 

G. L. Metcalf ─ gravelling, Division 118

$97.50

 

 

G. L. Metcalf ─ 179 yards of gravel & opening road, Division 118

$32.85

 

 

Thos. Maltby ─ Caretaker’s salary

$36.00

 

 

Thos. Maltby ─ collecting amusement tax

$5.00

 

 

Dr. J. H. King ─ medical attendance to indigent (Amelia Kuhl)

$31.50

 

 

Duncan McLean ─ 96 yards of gravel, Division 413

$14.40

 

 

At the close of business, the Reeve was requested to leave the chair, and Wm. Crow occupied the same.  The Reeve made a short speech, and all of the members of the Council spoke feelingly of Mr. Schultz’s courteous and efficient leadership.

 

The meeting adjourned, sine die.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

December 29th 1924.

Nomination Meeting

 

The annual nomination meeting was held, pursuant to statute, on December 29th 1924, at one o’ clock p.m., in the Township Hall, Aberfoyle.  A large attendance of ratepayers was present and the following gentlemen were duly nominated for the offices of Reeve and Councillor:

 

For Reeve:

Wm. H. Schultz

For Councillors:

Wm. Crow, Thos. S. Doyle, Marshall Haines, Donald G. Hanning, Daniel Hesketh, and Fred Roszell.

 

Mr. Schultz was declared Reeve by acclamation, but in consequence of the fact that the nominations for Councillor exceeded the number of offices to be filled, the meeting was adjourned until Monday January 5th 1925, to be decided by ballot at the polls designated in the bylaw prepared for that purpose.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Returning Officer

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

January 5th 1925.

Election Returns

 

P. = Polling Subdivision

P.

Crow

Doyle

Haines

Hanning

Hesketh

Roszell

 

1.

17

35

25

15

86

13

 

2.

92

56

101

32

53

79

 

3.

48

51

43

84

23

93

 

4.

29

28

34

27

30

82

 

5.

22

63

33

9

14

11

 

6.

27

66

27

10

13

36

 

7.

33

18

29

66

27

32

 

T.

268

317

292

243

246

346

 

T. = Totals

 

 

 

 

 

The Statute Labour Question

“Are you in favour of statute labour?”

 

 

Polling Subdivision

Yes

No

 

 

1

74

18

 

 

2

67

70

 

 

3

45

72

 

 

4

63

30

 

 

5

45

26

 

 

6

51

36

 

 

7

49

30

 

 

Totals

394

282

 

 

Pursuant to statute and the declaration of the Returning Officer at the Nomination Meeting of the 29th ultimo, polls were opened at the several subdivisions in the township, and the above tabulated summary of votes cast was returned by the respective Deputy-Returning Officers.

 

Messrs. Roszell, Doyle, Haines, and Crow, having received the largest number of votes, were duly declared elected as Councillors and, with Mr. Schultz as Reeve, will comprise the Municipal Council of the Township of Puslinch for the year 1925 A.D.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Returning Officer

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

January 12th 1925.

 

The inaugural meeting of the Puslinch Municipal Council was held, pursuant to statute, in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 11 a.m. today.  The members elect, viz., Wm. H. Schultz, Reeve, and Fred Roszell, Thos. S. Doyle, Marshall Haines, and Wm. Crow, Councillors, were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.

 

After taking the required declaration of office, they were duly constituted the Municipal Council of Puslinch Township for 1925.

 

The minutes of the December 15th 1924 meeting were read, and adopted no motion of Messrs. Crow and Haines.  The Clerk read reports of the nomination meeting, held on December 29th 1924, and of the election, held on January 5th 1925.

 

Communications from the Hospital for Sick Children, requesting a grant, from the Ontario Municipal Association, inviting delegates to a meeting in the City Hall, Toronto, on January 15th, and from the Municipal World, regarding a subscription to that paper, were read.

 

Messrs. John P. Little and R. J. McFarlane interviewed the Council and requested that they, along with others, be changed back to Polling Subdivision No. 2.  The Clerk was instructed to look into the matter.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the Clerk be instructed to order six copies of the Municipal World for 1925.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the Council pay Dr. Stuart the sum of twenty dollars, $20.00, for medical attendance on the Griffenham child.

 

3.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that a bylaw, appointing auditors for the year 1924-25, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

4.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that a bylaw, authorizing the Reeve and the Treasurer of the Township of Puslinch to borrow money to meet the current ordinary expenditures of the Corporation, during the year 1925, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

5.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that a bylaw, appointing an Assessor for the Township of Puslinch, for the year 1925, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

6.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by M. Haines, that a bylaw, providing for the distribution of dog tags in the Township of Puslinch, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

7.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by M. Haines, that a bylaw, appointing a member of the Board of Health, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

In Committee of the Whole, the Reeve presiding, the following names were inserted in the blanks in the bylaws, viz., for member of the Board of Health, Wm. J. Little, for auditors, D. A. McNaughton and J. A. Wilkinson, and for Assessor, Duncan McLean, 

 

 

 

 

 

8.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the bylaw, appointing a member of the Board of Health, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered one.

 

9.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the bylaw, appointing auditors for the year 1924-25, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 2.

 

10.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the bylaw, appointing an Assessor for the Township of Puslinch, for the year 1925, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 3.

 

11.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by M. Haines, that the bylaw, providing for the distribution of dog tags in the Township of Puslinch, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 4.

 

12.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the bylaw, authorizing the Reeve and the Treasurer of the Township of Puslinch to borrow money to meet the current ordinary expenditures of the Corporation during the year 1925, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 5.

 

13.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that James Harmer be and is hereby appointed School Attendance Officer for the year 1925, the remuneration to be at the rate of 40¢ per hour and 10¢ per mile (one way), for time occupied and distance travelled.

 

14.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

D. Campbell ─ 160 feet of lumber for bridge, Division 421

$7.20

 

 

Gummer Press ─ printing

$96.61

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$27.20

 

 

Geo. Lewis ─ election expenses

$12.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

J. Winer ─ election expenses

$18.00

 

 

J. M. Eagle ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

Stewart Hume ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

M. P. Lynch ─ election expenses

$16.00

 

 

P. C. McLean ─ election expenses

$15.00

 

 

M. Ferguson ─ commuted labour, Division 302

$9.00

 

 

Dr. L. J. Stuart ─ medical attendance, Griffenham child

$20.00

 

 

J. A. Ord ─ shovelling gravel, Division 226

$2.40

 

 

Thos. Carter ─ 2 days shovelling gravel, Division 207

$6.00

 

 

Harvey Watson ─ 1 day shovelling gravel, Division 207

$3.00

 

 

Municipal World ─ cash book

$18.00

 

 

Treasurer, Guelph Township ─ B.L. account 1924 (borderline, possibly)

$53.27

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ services as Returning Officer

$15.00

 

 

Provincial Treasurer ─ amusement tax tickets

$7.00

 

 

Jas. Harmer ─ shovelling snow, Aberfoyle

$3.30

 

 

The Clerk was instructed to post up notices, asking for tenders for four (4) cords of hardwood, to be cut in two-foot lengths, for the use of the Township Hall, said tenders to be in the hands of the Reeve or Clerk on or before the 9th of February.

 

 

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by M. Haines, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday February 9th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

February 9th 1925.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, the Reeve presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Crow and Haines.

 

No tenders were received for the supply of firewood for the use of the Township Hall.

 

A report of the engineer regarding Municipal Drain No. 2, Township of Guelph, was considered, and the Clerk was instructed to try to arrange a meeting with the Guelph Township Council, to go into the matter more fully.

 

A deputation from the Aberfoyle Young People’s Club interviewed the Council regarding some repairs and changes to the platform in the Township Hall; also a delegation from the Puslinch Women’s Institute and the Horticultural Society regarding beautifying the Township grounds to some extent.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by Fred Roszell, that Messrs. Crow and Haines be appointed a committee to get estimates regarding the cost of fixing the platform in the Township Hall.

 

2.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the Horticultural Society be granted a free hand to go ahead with any work that they see fit to do in connection with beautifying the Township grounds, and to work in conjunction with the Council.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the membership fee to the Good Roads Association be forwarded.

 

4.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that Mr. Doyle be appointed a delegate to the annual meeting of the Ontario Good Roads Association, with Mr. Crow as alternative.

 

5.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by M. Haines, that the auditors’ report of receipts and expenditures, for the year 1924, be received and adopted.

 

6.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that a bylaw, appointing Overseers of Highways and Winter Pathmasters, Pound-keepers, Fence-viewers, and Sheep Valuators, for the current year, 1925-26, be now introduced and read a first and second time.

 

7.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the bylaw, appointing Overseers of Highways and Winter Pathmasters, Pound-keepers, Fence-viewers, and Sheep Valuators, to serve in and for the Township of Puslinch, for the current year, 1925-26, be now read a third time, passed, and numbered 6.

 

8.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the Reeve and Clerk be authorized to sign and submit, to the Minister of Public Works and Highways of the Province of Ontario, the petition of the Corporation of the Township of Puslinch, showing that, during the period January 1st to December 31st 1924, there has been expended, upon the township roads, the sum of ______ (left blank), and requesting the statutory grant on that amount, as provided by the Ontario Highways Act and amendments thereto.

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that the Treasurer be instructed to take immediate action to collect outstanding taxes against Geo. Baker, Cornelius Collins, and John Parker.

 

10.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by M. Haines, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$25.18

 

 

Guelph Mercury ─ advertising

$12.60

 

 

Treasurer of Nassagaweya Township ─ Townline account 1924

$103.11

 

 

J. A. Wilkinson ─ auditor’s salary

$15.00

 

 

D. A. McNaughton ─ auditor’s salary

$15.00

 

 

Thos. Maltby Senior ─ repairing stovepipes

$1.00

 

 

Dominion Bank ─ error in taxes

$67.00

 

 

P. A. Fleming ─ to replace cheque 183, Sept. 8th 1924

$6.00

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ subscriptions for Municipal World

$6.00

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ report to School Inspector

$3.00

 

 

T. L. Kennedy ─ membership, Ontario Good Roads Association

$5.00

 

 

Provincial Treasurer ─ amusement tax tickets

$13.50

 

 

W. J. Baker ─ refund of dog tax, charge in error

$2.04

 

 

11.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by T. S. Doyle, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday March 2nd, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Reeve

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

March 2nd 1925.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  The members were all in attendance, Reeve Schultz presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read and adopted on motion of Messrs. Crow and Roszell.

 

Mr. P. A. Patterson was present and requested that the Council do something with the road allowance running through his property.  No action was taken.

 

Mr. Doyle gave a splendid report on the Good Roads convention.

 

Mr. Haines reported that Mr. Robt. Adams had agreed to supply the firewood for the Township Hall, at $12.00 per cord.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by M. Haines, that the same wages be paid in 1925 as were paid last year.

 

2.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Clerk be instructed to write to all people whose taxes are outstanding, demanding the payment of same, not later than April 1st; otherwise goods will be at once seized for taxes.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

Moved by M. Haines, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Clerk be instructed to advertise for tenders for making tile, and also for a foreman to operate the grader during the year 1925, the same to be in the hands of the Reeve or Clerk not later than April 4th.

 

4.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the following accounts be passed and ordered paid:

 

Dugald Campbell ─ 10 days commuted labour, Division 245

$15.00

 

 

Municipal World ─ supplies

$1.01

 

 

J. Walsh ─ postage, Exchange & Revenue stamps, 1924

$18.83

 

 

T. W. Robertson ─ registration of births, deaths, marriages, 1924

$18.50

 

 

T. S. Doyle ─ expenses, Good Roads convention

$12.00

 

 

5.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by M. Haines, that this Council now adjourn, to meet on Monday April 6th, at 1:30 p.m.

 

(signed) T. W. Robertson ─ Clerk

(signed) Wm. Schultz ─ Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

Municipality of Puslinch

April 7th 1925.

 

The Puslinch Municipal Council met in regular session in the Council Room, Aberfoyle, at 1:30 p.m. today.  All the members, with the exception of Mr. Haines, were in attendance, the Reeve presiding.  The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and adopted on motion of Messrs. Doyle and Crow.

 

Mr. Herrington, of A. E. Wilson & Co. Ltd., of Toronto, interviewed the Council regarding accident insurance.  No action was taken in the matter.

 

The following resolutions were passed:

1.

Moved by Fred Roszell, seconded by Wm. Crow, that the tender of James Harmer, as foreman and operator of the grader, at 34 cents per hour, be accepted.

 

2.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that the Council refund Mrs. Oakley the sum of $2.10 dog tax, charged in error.

 

3.

Moved by T. S. Doyle, seconded by Fred Roszell, that this Council agree to purchase two No. 2 Road Boss graders from the Canada Ingot Iron Company, to be delivered at Aberfoyle, at $150 each.

 

4.

Moved by Wm. Crow, seconded by Fred Roszell, that sealed tenders be requested for the lumber and posts for the fence in front of the township grounds, the same to be in the hands of the Reeve on or before the 13th day of April.