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Minutes from May 31, 1886

Transcript      Original document Communication received from Mr. John D. Ronald, Manufacturer of Fire Engines – referred to Fire, Water and Light Committee. By-Law No. 3 dividing the City of Vancouver into Wards was passed and sent to the British Columbia Gazette for publication. Police Commissioner empowered to notify proprietors of any obstructions attached to their […]

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Minutes from May 25, 1886

Transcript      Original document Letter received from David Oppenheimer suggesting Council begin at once to grade and plank streets “by contracting with parties who may be willing to wait payment until the sale of the first city debentures“.  Council to consider. A Bylaw to Restrain and Punish vagrants and other disorderly persons (Bylaw No. 2) […]

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Minutes from May 18, 1886

Transcript      Original document: part one (pages struck out) | part two By-Law No. 1 read three times and passed, outlining the duties and salaries of City Clerk, Assessment Commissioner, Engineer, and Police Magistrate The Mayor, Police Magistrate, and City Clerk appointed a Board to review and issue liquor permits at a cost of $50 […]

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Minutes from May 17, 1886

Transcript      Original document Applications for Liquor Permits were referred to the License Commissioners Alderman Balfour given two weeks’ leave

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Minutes from May 12, 1886

Transcript      Original document Moved by Alderman L. A. Hamilton seconded by Alderman Coldwell, “that the Mayor be authorized to forward a petition to the Dominion Government through the Member for New Westminster District praying that the whole of that part of the Coal Harbour Peninsula Known as the Government Reserve or such part as […]

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Minutes from May 10, 1886

Transcript      Original document first Council established, committees established Joseph Huntly took minutes at this meeting matter of purchase of Fire Apparatus referred to the Committee on Fire, Water, and Light until the next meeting meetings to take place in the residence adjoining the Court House until a suitable quarters can be found

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