Foreshore Rights Committee Struck – December 3, 1895

Aldermen Shaw, Gallagher, Clandenning, Brown, and McDonald along with the City Solicitor and City Engineer were appointed to look into the question of Foreshore rights.

This transcript was made in 2021 by Transcribimus volunteer Gerald Soon.

Original handwritten minutes: City of Vancouver Archives
Series 31 Vol 6 page 876 only

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[Volume 6 page] 876

Vancouver December 3rd 1895

The Council met on Tuesday December 3rd 1895 at 10 A.M.

Present – His Worship, the Mayor and Aldermen Shaw, Coupland, Gallagher, Clandenning, Brown, Sanders, McDonald and Bethune. Captain Gandin, Agent for the Department of Marine and Fisheries laid before the Council several plans shewing where parties had made application for Foreshore rights on Burrard Inlet and False Creek.

After some discussion it was moved by Alderman Gallagher, Seconded by Alderman Brown

That His Worship, the Mayor appoint a Committee to take into consideration the applications of made by certain parties to the Dominion Government for Foreshore rights on False Creek and Burrard Inlet and to prepare a suitable memorial to be forwarded to the Government Agent in this matter; also to prepare a plan shewing the requests of the various applicants. Carried.

His Worship appointed the following Committee : Aldermen Shaw, Gallagher, Clandenning, Brown, and McDonald; also the City Solicitor and City Engineer.

The Board then adjourned.

Thos. F. McGuigan
City Clerk

Henry Collins