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Minutes from Court of Revision September 8, 1886

Transcript     Original document A Court of Revision to make amendments to the (City Tax) Assessment Roll, in response to citizen’s individual appeals against their tax assessment. These minutes were transcribed in June, 2015 by guest transcriber Pauline White and funded through the generosity of Darrin Pezer at Proactive Building Maintenance

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Minutes from September 6, 1886

Transcript     Original documents: part one | part two citizens protest against a new bylaw against building verandahs on the streets of Vancouver Dr. McGuigan to be paid $10 for performing an inquest following the death of A.G. Underwood Forbes and Linton submit a bill for $12.75 for making shackles (presumably for prisoners in […]

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Minutes from August 30, 1886

Transcript     Original document proposal to build a slaughterhouse on the south side of False Creek refused on grounds of public health City to get loans to build Fire Hall & Lockup ($743) and a City Hall ($1,280) Council adjourns their meeting to the office of David Oppenheimer These minutes were transcribed in June, […]

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Minutes from August 23, 1886

Transcript     Original document Bank of British Columbia agreed to lend the city $10,000. Chairmen of City Committees to review their budgets and work together to form “a scheme for the best expenditures of that contemplated loan” As False Creek’s navigable waters are essential to many businesses on the shore, no one shall be […]

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Minutes from August 13, 1886

Transcript     Original document “To have everything in readiness in case of sudden fire,” tanks to be placed on each of the two City wharves, each tank large enough to hold 200 gallons of fresh water.  Near each water tank to be set a locked coal bin containing half a ton of coal These […]

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Minutes from August 9, 1886

Transcript     Original document Mayor and selected aldermen to go to Victoria to negotiate a bank loan for $8,000 to cover remainder of year’s expenses City Treasurer hired at $25 per month, and a safe purchased at $410 Alderman E. P. Hamilton to supervise construction of Council Chambers and offices for City Clerk and […]

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Minutes from August 6, 1886

Transcript     Original document City formally presented with Fire Engine Council voted thanks to Mr. John D. Ronald of Brussels, Ontario, supplier of the fire engine, for his courteous and generous assistance to the City after the fire also to pay $6,905 for the fire engine over a ten year period at 7% interest […]

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Minutes from August 3, 1886

Transcript     Original document Among the expenses approved was a payment of $6.50 to David Gibb for the making of a coffin Liquor Bylaw No. 5 was finalized and sent to the Gazette for publication These minutes were transcribed in June, 2015 by guest transcriber Pauline White and funded through the generosity of Darrin […]

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Minutes from August 2, 1886

Transcript     Original document C. M. Morris decided on as City Engineer. Salary fixed at $60 per month plus room in the Fire Hall Lots 11, 12, 13 & 14 in Block Three (3) subdivision of Lot 196 accepted as a gift from Mr. David Oppenheimer as the site for City Hall and Civic […]

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Minutes from Special Meeting August 2, 1886

Transcript    Original document A Special Meeting to agree to pay $350.70 freight charges on the new Fire Engine from Brussels (Ontario) to Vancouver These minutes were transcribed in June, 2015 by guest transcriber Pauline White and funded through the generosity of Darrin Pezer at Proactive Building Maintenance

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