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Minutes from May 14, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents Ten acres of  “The Park” [Stanley Park] placed under control of the Athletic Association. The Street Inspector, Mr. Huntly, to collect 25 cents from the owners of every building on which a street number has been placed. Introduction of a by-law to provide fire escapes in hotels.

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Minutes from May 7, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents Order in Council has been passed permitting bridges across False Creek and Coal Harbour. Bank of Montréal to purchase debentures of $150,000. Shows confidence in the future prospects of the city. H Buster to receive license for day and night scavenger. Space between City Wharf and railway to be a […]

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Minutes from April 23, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents Efforts to oppose provincial legislation affecting property assessments. Petition to remove stump at the corner of Granville and Robson Signs to be placed at the False Creek Bridge for vehicles to pass on the left side. Ald. Oppenheimer to introduce by law for hotels and boarding houses to have fire […]

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Minutes from April 16, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents CPR to build Heatley Street crossing over railway. Contracts for street improvements for Hastings, Dunlevy, Westminster [Main Street].

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Minutes from March 5, 1888

Transcripts      Original documents: part one | part two | part three Five dollar reward to report those dumping on city streets. Approved $20 to man whose team of horses had been destroyed after being infected by glanders. Approval to raise $125,000 by way of debentures for general improvements. Request to provincial government to sell lands […]

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Minutes from February 27, 1888

Transcripts      Original documents: part one | part two Rev. Robson asks to restrict liquor traffic. No action taken. Request to sign advertising case on Cordova Street. Several requests for improvements to streets. Petition to amend the charter reducing qualifications for office and voting. Request for bridge over North Arm to Lulu Island and another to […]

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Minutes from Special Meeting February 23, 1888

Transcripts      Original documents Special meeting to review an agreement between the City and Claude Gauthier to build a smelting works within city limits

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Minutes from February 13, 1888

Transcripts      Original documents: part one | part two Request to the federal government for a bridge across the North Arm of the Fraser River. Request to relax by law for the mixing of mortar on the street.

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Minutes from February 6, 1888

Transcripts      Original documents: part one | part two Request to the federal government to build lighthouse at First Narrows because of large increase in vessels. Request to federal government for permission to build Granville Bridge to ultimately connect to North Arm of the Fraser River.

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Minutes from January 16, 1888

Transcripts      Original documents City Solicitor gives opinion that Keefer not guilty of breach of contract by buying gravel from Chinese. Amended lease for CPR for Cricket Grounds submitted. Payment of $600 to Keefer Street for gravel. Bylaw introduced to regulate firing of guns, setting off firecrackers and bonfires. Changes to Park Road and Bridge across […]

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