Whereas the Auckland City Council (hereinafter referred to as the Council) has agreed with the Minister of Railways (hereinafter referred to as the Minister) to acquire certain land for the purpose of making and forming a new street or streets in connection with the subdivision of certain railway land of the Crown at Auckland known as the old railway station site:
And whereas for the purpose of carrying out such works the Council desires to raise a sum not exceeding 25,000 pounds by way of special loan:
And whereas the piece of land known as Block 76, Avondale South, was subdivided in 1858 into lots, and certain private streets were laid out therein but such streets have never been formed or dedicated, and it is not now possible to ascertain the correct position of the boundaries of the said lots and private streets, and it is desirable to redefine such boundaries and to give the Council power to take over the said streets and to exercise certain powers in relation thereto:
And whereas the Council has been at different times appointed the Domain Board of various public domains in or near the City of Auckland, and it is desirable to authorise the Council to transact the business and affairs of such domains as a Council and without convening and holding special meetings as such respective Domain Boards:
And whereas it is desirable to authorise the Council to adopt for elections and polls in the City of Auckland the system of voting by marking a cross instead of by striking out names or words:
And whereas the Council desires to grant to the Education Board of the District of Auckland a lease of certain land in the City of Auckland at a nominal rent for the purpose of assisting technical education and it is desirable to enable it to do so:
And whereas the Council is desirous of purchasing tramway and omnibus passes or tickets for the free use by the Mayor and Councillors of the City of Auckland.