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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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Minutes from December 11, 1888

transcript    original documents Communication from lawyer John Boultbee asking for return of $20.00 worth of opium seized by the police from his client King Fung. Referred to City Solicitor. sub-committee established to review of Charter of Incorporation

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Minutes from December 3, 1888

transcript   original documents special meeting to commemorate death of Alderman Humphries; City Hall to be closed the day of his funeral; his desk to be draped for the remainder of the year

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Minutes from November 26, 1888

transcript   original documents Dominion Government’s offer of 160 acres in the Hastings Townsite for a Public Park is accepted Mayor Oppenheimer granted $50 to establish Fruit Growers’ Association

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