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Minutes from June 10, 1889

transcript     original documents city purchased one horse at a cost of $300 Municipality of Richmond’s position regarding its financial responsibility toward the construction of a bridge between Vancouver and Richmond “is noted with much surprise and regret by this Board” (see minutes from April 15, 1889)

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Minutes from June 7, 1889

transcript     original document Recently adopted By-Law No. 82 and other liquor by-laws to be reviewed in six months’ time Mayor authorized to send “up to one thousand dollars to relieve sufferers in Seattle” – referring to the Great Seattle Fire of June 6, 1889

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Minutes from June 3, 1889

transcript     original documents call for tenders to supply fire alarms to city [Stanley] Park ranger instructed to impound dogs without license tags health inspector to remove “nuisances” along the Park Road, “particularly the Chinese in the vicinity of the Lodge“

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Minutes from May 27, 1889

transcript     original documents City Clerk to write to Captain Auld thanking him for donation of $38.00 to the City Hospital Committee formed to either settle with Vancouver Wharfage and Storage re: purchase of wharf as previously agreed or that “the right to purchase same should be abandoned”

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Minutes from May 20, 1889

transcript     original documents cost of installing phone line from City Hall to cemetery quoted at $70.00 and monthly rental charge of $4.00; Board of Works empowered to go back to Telephone Company and ask for a better price

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Minutes from May 13, 1889

transcript     original documents Council “to arrange with the British Columbia Jockey Club for the lease of a site under the control of the club in the eastern park near Hastings sufficiently large for the construction of a Race Course”

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Minutes from May 6, 1889

transcript     original documents approved purchase of uniforms for police chief, sergeant, 5 officers and caretaker at a total cost of $282.50, police department also authorized to buy “2 Batons, 3 Sets of Handcuffs, 1 Staff Badge, 2 Sets Chain Nippers & 2 Whistles”

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Minutes from April 29, 1889

transcript     original documents Z. G. Goldberg permitted to re-construct his veranda damaged by runaway team City Pound enlarged to suppress “nuisance of stray cattle and horses along our streets”

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Minutes from April 23, 1889

transcript     original documents 8 electric lights to be installed in Fire Hall No. 1 at a monthly cost of $16.50

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Minutes from April 15, 1889

transcript     original documents: part one | part two urgent need for more Post Office boxes in the “suburbs” of Mount Pleasant and west of Granville Street  Municipality of Richmond’s agreed contribution toward the Granville Street bridge has not been received. Agreement was made among Vancouver, Richmond and the CPR

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