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Minutes from December 7, 1891

Transcript     Original images A six foot sidewalk to be put on 7th Avenue to the Baptist Church, with stumps and roots “which may be obstructions” to be removed The new Crematory (garbage burning) facility to be insured for $3,000 The City Clerk to have a sufficient number of ballot boxes for election purposes, said […]

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Minutes from November 30, 1891

Transcript     Original Images City Scavengers must dump all watery matter into manholes using proper chutes from their carts into the manholes The City to apply to the Government (of BC) to use English Bay between Gilford and Bidwell Streets for bathing purposes, and to build bath houses and other “bathing conveniences” Mssrs Smith and […]

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Minutes from November 23, 1891

Transcript     Original Images Chairman of Market Committee empowered to find out what it will cost to deaden sounds from the basement of the Market Hall and report Evans Coleman and Evans to supply to the city garbage-burning facility one scow load of coal at $2.20 per ton delivered Duncan McRae hired to build a […]

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Minutes from Special Meeting November 18, 1891

Transcript     Original Images Special Meeting held to appoint a Police Magistrate at a salary $125 per month A. Williams was unanimously selected This document transcribed in June 0f 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Bronwyn Cripps

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Minutes from November 16, 1891

Transcript    Original Images • W.J. Hogg wrote to request that the Sunday Closing By-Law be enforced • D.J. McLean awarded contract for supplying waterproof overcoats for the police force at a cost of $9.00 each • License Inspector authorized to purchase dog tags for next year’s use • A facility for lepers to be built […]

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Minutes from Special Meeting November 13, 1891

Transcript     Original Images Special meeting was held to empower the Mayor and selected aldermen to meet with a delegation from Victoria council on the next day Reason for meeting with Victoria was to agree on expenses to care for Chinese lepers This document transcribed in June 0f 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Martha Hazevoet

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Minutes from November 9, 1891

Transcript     Original images City Market hall rented for a Temperance lecture for the sum of $10 City Hall to be re-insured for $5,000 over 3 years at a premium of $400 All correspondence between the City, the Dominion Government and the C.P.R. regarding the leper cases to be published This document transcribed in July […]

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Minutes from November 2, 1891

Transcript    Original Images $225 to be paid to A. Larwill for guarding lepers.  Guard to be withdrawn and Mr Abbot of the CPR be notified Police Officers allowed to receive rewards offered outside the City Limits for arrest of criminals and deserters for Her Majesty’s ships Final price for City’s purchase of Water Works was […]

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Minutes from October 26, 1891

Transcript     Original images Recent city census taken by Mackay and Emanuels shows population to be 18,260 Finance committee enquired into the City’s advertising in the News-Advertiser, and concluded that there was no over-charging by the newspaper This document transcribed in August of 2016 by by Transcribimus volunteer Donna Kynaston

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Minutes from October 19, 1891

Transcript    Original Images Six additional intersections identified for future street lights, including 6th and Carolina Champion and White appointed as caretakers of the new city garbage burning facility and a joint salary of $75 per month Board of Works to meet with the City Solicitor about how best to remove squatters from the City’s foreshore […]

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