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Minutes from September 17, 1888

transcripts     original documents: part 1 | part 2  Request from John H. McMillan et al asking that the Corporation remove the (newly-built) Morgue from present location Doctors Bell-Irving, Langis, Lefevre, McGuigan and Robertson appointed to medical staff for City Hospital

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Minutes from September 10, 1888

transcript     original documents: part one | part two | part three J. Humphries, chairman of the Board of works  reports “That the present electric light for street lighting is a humbug and expensive and would recommend…a more modern and economical system of electric light for street lighting.” Meanwhile, the Fire, Water, and Light Committee […]

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Minutes from August 27, 1888

transcripts     original documents: part one | part two  Former Mayor M.A. McLean appointed Police Magistrate at a salary of $1,000 per year Fri Oct 12, 1888 set aside as Arbour Day, “for the purpose of planting trees and shrubs, and as a public holiday“  

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Minutes from August 20, 1888

transcripts     original documents: part one | part two Land budget for school south of False Creek increased to $910 from $500 Budget of $500 set aside to build a City Morgue Recreation grounds used by Sells Circus without permission; Council allows it for once, but permission will be required in future  

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Minutes from August 14, 1888

transcripts     original documents: part one | part two Communication from John D. Ronald acknowledging receipt of money for Engine No 2 A telephone, bell and pump be purchased for the new Fire Hall and sufficient lumber for the erection of water closets, fences etc. John Nicholson be paid $400 for the Gore at […]

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Minutes from July 30, 1888

transcripts      original documents: part one | part two many tenders received for street improvements sewerage contractors will be told “to cover up the sewer pipe on the lane running between Hastings Street and Pender Street…and to put lanes and sidewalks in good repair as before” Mr. H. Abbott offered to give a site for […]

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Minutes from July 23, 1888

transcript    original documents: part one | part two City Engineer…to drain the low lands on Pender Street crossing Howe, Hornby and Granville City Treasurer instructed not to collect any tax on personal property this year and to repay any tax that he has already collected

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Minutes from July 16, 1888

transcript      original documents: part one | part two Mr. James Hartney requests reimbursement for goods destroyed in quarantine Board of Works received four plans for the Bridge across False Creek which we have referred to Mr. Cambie for review

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Minutes from July 9, 1888

transcripts     original documents: part one | part two Mr. H. T. Ceperley asks upon what conditions the City will grant the privilege of constructing and operating Street Railways. C.P.R. patients to be accommodated at City Hospital at a charge of $5.oo per week

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Minutes from June 25, 1888

Transcript     Original documents Every recommendation for opening streets or laying sidewalk or other work shall state the estimated cost of the same and that before any contract is signed such estimate shall be passed upon and reported on by the Finance Committee. Applications shall be called for the position of caretaker at the […]

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