Lands for CPR, Street Railway Identified – November 26, 1894

Lands for CPR, Street Railway Identified – November 26, 1894

Alderman Franklin granted leave of absence to the end of the year. Boundaries of the land given to the CPR to serve the sugar refinery were adjusted somewhat. Ends of certain lots required by the Street Railway Company were authorized to be sold for $900. The Water Committee to identify the lands it needs for the Dam, and the city will begin expropriating those lands.

City Staff to “Make Due Provision” against Sickness Or Death – October 29, 1894

Vancouver City Council required each number of the City’s staff to make “due provision in case of sickness or death” as it would not be responsible. The case of an abandoned three month old child was referred to the Health Committee.  Tenders were advertised to finance $4,000 for Civic Improvements and (in spite of opposition) for $90,000 for Electric Lights A chimney was authorized to be added to the cemetery house, and ventilation for new hospital.