Minutes from September 8, 1890

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two

  • Committee met with Street Railway Company and recommends the company be allowed to extend their line along Westminster Av (Main Street) to Ninth Ave (Broadway), then west to Centre Street (Granville), then south to the Granville Street Bridge and across the bridge.  The company had to construct an addition to the bridge on which to lay their track, and the overhead wire could not interfere with navigation when the swing portion of the bridge was open.
  • The Street Inspector to hire “such help as is necessary” to flush surface drains at least once a month to keep the drains from “emitting nauseous odors detrimental to the health and comfort of the public”.

The transcription of this Vancouver City Council Meeting was made in August of 2015 by guest transcriber Donna Kynaston

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