Documents of Early Vancouver


Minutes from May 12, 1886

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  • Moved by Alderman L. A. Hamilton seconded by Alderman Coldwell, “that the Mayor be authorized to forward a petition to the Dominion Government through the Member for New Westminster District praying that the whole of that part of the Coal Harbour Peninsula Known as the Government Reserve or such part as in the wisdom of the Government they might see fit to grant, be Conveyed to the City of Vancouver for a Public Park.” Carried

Minutes from May 10, 1886

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  • first Council established, committees established
  • Joseph Huntly took minutes at this meeting
  • matter of purchase of Fire Apparatus referred to the Committee on Fire, Water, and Light until the next meeting
  • meetings to take place in the residence adjoining the Court House until a suitable quarters can be found
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