Minutes from February 28, 1887

Transcript     Original document: part one | part two

  • Correspondence from Yung Chung asking for “protection from Mob”, filed
  • Motion carried to “exempt from taxation for a period of twenty years, the yards, workshops, round houses of the Canadian Pacific Railway…on the North Side of False Creek”
  • Salary of City Engineer doubled from $50 per month to $100
  • As both roads to New Westminster are “almost impassable”, Mayor and Aldermen petition the government to repair these roads

The transcription of this Vancouver City Council Meeting was made in October of 2015 by guest transcriber Christopher Stephenson, MLIS Candidate, The University of British Columbia.

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