Five Committees established: the Finance Committee, Board of Works, Fire, Water & Light, Health Committee, and Police Committee.

This transcript was made in 2019 by Transcribimus volunteer Krystyna Richards

original handwritten minutes here
City of Vancouver Archives
COV S 31 Volume 5 pages 663 – 664

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Vancouver January 15th 1894

The Council for 1894 met on Monday January 15th at 12 pm.
Present. His Worship Mayor Anderson, Aldermen Salsbury, Shaw, Queen, McDowell, McPhaiden, Wm Brown, Franklin, C.L. Brown and Bethune.
After an address from the Mayor it was moved by Alderman Salsbury, seconded by Alderman C.L. Brown.
That the Council go into Committee of the Whole for Striking the Standing Committees.
Carried
Alderman Wm. Brown was appointed Chairman.

The following Aldermen were selected to compose the Committees:-

Finance Committee
Aldermen Salsbury, McDowell, McPhaiden, Wm. Brown and Bethune.

Board of Works
Ald McCraney, Shaw, Queen, Franklin and C.L. Brown.

F.W & L.
Ald Franklin, Bethune, Shaw, Queen and McCraney.

Health Committee
Aldermen McDowell, Salsbury, Wm. Brown, C.L. Brown and McPhaiden.

Police Committee
Ald C.L. Brown, Shaw, Queen, McPhaiden and Wm Brown.

Moved by Alderman Salsbury
Seconded by “ C.L. Brown.
That the Committee rise and report.
Carried

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Moved by Alderman Salsbury
Seconded by “ Bethune.
That the Committees appointed in Committee of the Whole be adopted.
Carried

The Council then adjourned.
R.A. Anderson
Mayor

Thos. F. McGuigan
City Clerk

Committees formed for 1894 – January 15, 1894, 12:00 p.m.