Minutes from April 18, 1887

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  • Four applications received for the position of City Scavenger
  • The Board of Works recommended the $500 deposit of contractor William Harkins be declared forfeit, as he had not completed his contract on time.  Council denied the recommendation, asking the Board to reconsider.
  • City forms petition to Dominion Government to establish immigrant sheds and an Immigration Agent to cope with the expected influx upon completion of the western terminus of the CPR, as well as a quarantine facility
  • Chairmen of all Standing Committees plus Alderman Mannion appointed to form the Board of Commissioners of Police.

The transcription of this Vancouver City Council Meeting was made in August of 2015 by guest transcriber Pauline White and sponsored by the generosity of Darrin Pezer of Proactive Building Maintenance.

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