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Minutes from February 11, 1889

transcripts     original documents: part one | part two city Treasurer authorized to hire an Accountant to assist him Thos. Stephenson appointed Street Superintendent at a salary of $120 per month all streets in Ward No. 4 south of False Creek be named and registered

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Minutes from February 4, 1889

transcripts     original documents: part one | part two  lawyers Davie & Pooley offer to represent the city in the pending suit with the CPR for $1,000 Vancouver’s three elementary schools and lack of any high school completely insufficient for booming population Vancouver merchants continually cheated by “fraudulent absconders” who charge goods and then escape on the […]

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Minutes from January 28, 1889

transcript   original documents approved great number of improvements to city streets and sidewalks resolution to approach Provincial Government requesting $15,000 for larger Court House to include land registry office, and for contributions to city hospital and fire department

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Minutes from January 21, 1889

transcript   original documents last chance for Vancouver Water Works Company to fulfill its contract with city: water supply originally promised to city in early part of 1888

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Minutes from January 14, 1889 (regular meeting)

transcript   original documents claims paid for destruction of personal property in quarantine facility at Brockton Point.

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Minutes from January 14, 1889 (special meeting)

transcript   original documents special meeting to change composition of committees for 1889.  motion defeated, committees remained the same

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Minutes from January 7, 1889 (council of 1889)

transcript   original documents requests for city departments to submit budgets for upcoming year request to federal government for contribution to upkeep and improvement of Stanley Park, as ” said Park is to be used by the [city] only until the Government of Canada requires same for Military purposes” formation of committees for 1889

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Minutes from January 7, 1889 (council of 1888)

transcript   original documents vote of thanks to Mayor Oppenheimer; recognition that he had refused remuneration for service as mayor and that he entertained state visitors at his own expense

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Minutes from December 28, 1888

transcript   original documents License of Wm. Clements to operate the Fremont public house cancelled “for good and sufficient cause” manager of Hotel Vancouver informed that as the fire department is a volunteer one, it cannot be ordered by council to supply water to the hotel

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Minutes from December 17, 1888

transcript   original documents establishment of a women’s ward in City Hospital establishment of duties of head matron, nurses, and patients Mayor empowered to establish 3 steamer trips per week between Vancouver and Nanaimo

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