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Minutes from May 18, 1891

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two Request from Miss Bowes et al to “remove indecent pictures from advertising boards” The Electric Light Co. was instructed not to light the street lights on the night of full moon and for 2 nights before and after full moon The appointment of Mr. Tracy as Chief […]

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Minutes from May 11, 1891

Transcript     Original document: part one | part two Board of Works reports that “the South Park” (now Clark Park on Commercial Drive between 14th and 15th Avenues” is to be seeded at once”, and that Robson Street cannot “at present” to be made to open onto “the Park” (Stanley Park) The disagreement about the appointment […]

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Minutes from May 9, 1891 (Special Meeting)

Transcript     Original images A Special Meeting was held to consider the Works By-Law; the by-law was read over, signed, sealed, and sent to the newspapers for publication This document transcribed in February of 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Donna Kynaston

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Minutes from May 4, 1891

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two $1,032 to be paid to George Telford et al for their work on Brockton Point Athletic Grounds Mr. Thomson, owner of the building on the corner of Howe and Pender Streets, to be notified that his building is on the street line, and he must have it […]

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Minutes from April 29, 1891 (Special Meeting)

Transcript     Original document Brief meeting to finalize the appointment of Mr. J.M. Browning as Arbitrator on behalf of the City of Vancouver in the matter of the Vancouver Water Works This document transcribed in February of 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Chris Stephenson, MLIS

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Minutes from April 22, 1891 (Special Meeting)

Transcript     Original images Special meeting to select an arbitrator on behalf of the City to work on the City’s purchase of the Vancouver Water Mr. Browning, Land Commissioner of the CPR selected to audit the Water Works books.  A list of several engineers reviewed for the position of third arbitrator Also discussed was the possibility […]

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Minutes from April 20, 1891

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two | part three In consideration of $2,000 grant given to the women’s and children’s hospital by the City, the Chairman of the Board of Health to be one of directors of the hospital Ongoing conflict over the firing of Chief Engineer Warren and the hiring of Mr. […]

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Minutes from April 13, 1891

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two City Clerk asked to contact telephone company for a discount on rates to city government telephones The entire Fire Department given raises This document transcribed in February of 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Chris Stephenson, MLIS

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Minutes from April 6, 1891

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two The anticipated arrival of the S.S. Empress of India from the Orient to be celebrated with a performance by the City Band and an address to the officers and passengers The Board of Works to have plans prepared for a Women’s and Children’s Hospital and […]

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Minutes from March 31, 1891

Transcript     Original images: part one | part two | part three Mayor Oppenheimer not present; Alderman Brown elected Chairman pro tem H.B. Warren wrote saying he would continue to be available as Chief Engineer, and would claim damages against the City if they persisted in hiring Tracy in his place $15 granted toward the maintenance […]

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