Minutes from May 9, 1887

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  • Police Committee recommends the hiring of a Police Court Clerk to attend at police court, take down evidence, receive fines paid into Court, and keep account of prisoners committed
  • $500 to be to the Nanaimo Relief Fund sent on behalf of the citizens of Vancouver to assist the families and survivors of the May 3 mine explosion
  • A date, time and returning officers were established for a poll on the following proposed By-Law – “That the Coquitlam Water Works Company deposit with the City Treasurer the sum of four hundred dollars the same to be forfeited by the Company to the Corporation to meet the costs of obtaining Mr. Schussler’s opinion and the expenses of submitting this By-Law to the people in the event of failure on their part to deposit the amount of Bond money as agreed upon”.

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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