Minutes from September 30, 1889

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  • City Engineer instructed to notify the contractor(s) that they (and not the City) are responsible for damage done to others’ property while carrying out their contracts on behalf of the City
  • Vancouver Street Railway allowed to close the Westminster Av. (Main Street) bridge for 15 days to install track
  • City to call for tenders for sewer system, and to extend deadline for completion of fire alarm system
  • Motion to allow Mayor David Oppenheimer to continue negotiations with and allow bonuses for industrialists to set up blast a furnace and rolling mills, or a beet root sugar refinery in Vancouver

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