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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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Minutes from June 19, 1888

Transcript     Original Documents Mr. H. V. Edmonds has agreed to donate to the City of Vancouver for school purposes part of the triangular block… on Ninth Avenue and…Westminster Road (where the Kingsgate Mall is now). $250 set aside to construct immigration sheds bylaws established to give tax exemptions to needed businesses: a such as […]

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Minutes from June 11, 1888

Transcript     Original Documents Great number of tenders for road work reviewed and recommended by Board of Works Special Engineer to be employed to review plans for bridge across False Creek at Granville Street, surface drains, and laying of water and gas pipesl

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Minutes from June 4, 1888

Transcript      Original documents Joseph Mannion resigns his seat on City Council Council set aside $800 for building a school house on the south side of False Creek. E.V. Edmonds asked to donate two lots for school. Volunteer Fire Brigade to be given $200 in upcoming year to use as they see fit

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Minutes from May 28, 1888

Transcript      Original Documents The Health Inspector authorized to tear down the old building on the Hospital Lots and that the chain gang be utilized for that purpose. Carried. Communication to H.P. Caron, Minister of Defense in Ottawa asking him to take some provisions for the defense of Vancouver before the departure of said Engineers […]

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Minutes from April 2, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents Request for Opera House about to be built the exempt from taxation for 20 years. Recommend purchase of six boxes and two gongs as a fire alarm system in the city and purchase of another fire engine. Donation of $200 toward the purchase of sugar beet root seed. A letter […]

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Minutes from March 26, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents: part one | part two Licensing Committee notes that Provincial Legislature is considering liquor issues. These should be left to municipalities. Mr. Abbott of CPR to be notified city has let contract certain improvements. Mr. Abbott to be asked to place a draw in their bridge across False Creek. Thanks […]

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Minutes from Special Meeting March 24, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents A Special meeting of the City Council to review the loan by-law and determine the rate of taxation for the current year.

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Minutes from March 19, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents: part one | part two Henry Abbott in support of Granville Bridge over False Creek. Ferguson et al. in support of road to connect Lorne Street with proposed road to North Arm. City Scavenger to furnish bond, pay license fee. Refused to permit construction of glass and wood structure behind […]

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Minutes from March 12, 1888

Transcripts     Original Documents: part one | part two Mr. Pitt asks remuneration for loss of leg through being run over by fire engine. Mr. Abbott [CPR] asked to kindly remove fence on Heatley Avenue and to construct crossing on railway. Numerous calls for tender to improve streets. Bridge on Pender Street near brewery, […]

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