Documents from August 19, 1889

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  • Purchase of  “another patent collar and harness” for the fire department was approved, as was was the placing of  job advertisements for the first paid Fire Department employees, “one Chief, two Engineers, two Drivers, and two Stokers”, plus ten on-call men
  • Request from the Knights of Labour to limit work hours for City day labourers to nine hour per day, however, was declined as “your Board [of Works] feel that it has no power to deal with the question

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