A bylaw was introduced to license Master Plumbers within the City. The City to immediately file an injunction to prevent further construction of a street railway along Venables Street to Boundary Road

This transcript was made in 2016 by Transcribimus volunteer Chris Stephenson, MLIS
and sponsored by Shirley Barnett

original handwritten minutes here

City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 4 pages 454 – 455

Vancouver Aug 6th 1891

The Council met on Thursday Aug 6th 1891

Present Aldermen Carroll, Godfrey, Scoullar, Brown, McDowell, Templeton & Hobson.

Moved by Alderman Godfrey,
Seconded by “ Carroll
That Alderman Scoullar be appointed Chairman.
Carried

Moved by Alderman Godfrey
Seconded by “ McDowell,
That the By-Law to license Master Plumbers be read a first time
Carried.

Moved by Alderman Godfrey
Seconded by “ Carroll
That the By-Law be read a second time.
Carried.

Moved by Alderman Templeton
Seconded by “ Carroll,
That the Rules be suspended to allow of the Council going into Committee of the Whole on the By-Law
Carried

The Council went into Committee of the Whole with Alderman Templeton in the Chair.

The By-Law was read over clause by clause and reported as complete with Amendments.

The third reading was deferred.

Moved by Alderman McDowell
Seconded by “ Carroll
That the Rules be suspended to allow of the introduction of the following motion:-

Carried

Moved by Alderman McDowell
Seconded by “ Brown,
That under the advice of the City Solicitor an injunction be obtained to prevent further construction of the Street Railway or Tramway now under progress on Oppenheimer Street and thence to the City Boundary by way of Venables Street and that the injunction be obtained forthwith
Carried.

The Council then adjourned.

D. Oppenheimer
Mayor
Thos. F. McGuigan
City Clerk

Street railway construction halted – August 6, 1891
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