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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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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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