Special Meeting Wraps Up Business from 1895 – January 13, 1896 – 11 am

Council heard the final report of the Water and Light Committee and read the C. P. R. Conveyance bylaw for the third time.

This transcript was made in 2021 by Transcribimus volunteer Anonymous

Original handwritten minutes source: City of Vancouver Archives Series 31
Volume 6, pages 946 – 947

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[Volume 6 page] 946

Vancouver, January 13th 1896

The Council met on Monday January 13th 1896 at 11 a.m.
Present His Worship the Mayor and Aldermen Shaw, Coupland, Gallagher, Brown, Bethune, McPhaiden, Clandening + McDonald

The minutes of last meeting were read and adopted

Water and Light Committee

The Water + Light Committee met on Wednesday January 8th a896.
Present Aldermen Brown Bethune Coupland
The minutes of the last meeting were read and adopted.

From Norman McLean complaining of insufficient water supply on Fifth Avenue, Fairview and asking for a rebate of three dollars.
Referred to the City Engineer

The following accounts were recommended for payment:

Crowder + Penzer Feed 28.69
McLennan + McFeely Hardware 21.75
Jno. Boys + Co. Fittings 5.90
C. F. Foreman Oil 4.43
Can. Gen’t Electric Co. Telephone 2.40
T. Dunn + Co. Hardware .95
do. ” 26.64
B. C. Mills T. + T. Co. Lumber 2.00
Hastings Mill Coal 9.52
Vanc. City Iron Works Fittings 46.60
W. Hooper et al Labour 321.15
Con. Railway + Co. St. Lights 150.95

The Boards then adjourned
sgd W. Brown Chairman

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Moved by Alderman Brown
Seconded by ” Bethune
That the report be adopted.

Consideration of Bylaws

Moved by Alderman Brown
Seconded by ” Shaw
That the Bylaw to authorize the conveyance to the Canadian Pacific Railway Company of a certain parcel of land be read a third time.

The Bylaw was accordingly read a 3rd time.

Moved by Alderman Shaw
Seconded by ” Gallagher
That the Council adjourn.