James F. Garden begins third term – January 15, 1900

City Council sworn in; Standing Committees formed

This transcript was made in July of 2018 by Transcribimus volunteer Sara Keay

original handwritten minutes here
City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume x pages 445 – 446

[pg 445]

New Council

The New Council for 1900 met in the City Hall on Monday January 15th, 1900 at 12 M?
Present His Worship James F. Garden, Mayor and Alderman Robert Grant. Hugh P. Shaw. D. McPhaiden. W. J. McGuigan. C. F. Foreman. W. F. Barker, W.H Wood and T.S. Baxter.
After the Mayor and the members of the Council were sworn in the Mayor submitted these following names to constitute the Standing Committees:

Finance
Alderman McQueen
“ Shaw
“ McGuigan
“ Barker
“ Baxter

Board of Works
Alderman Grant
“ Neelands
“ McPhaiden
“ Foreman
“ Wood

Water and Market – yes, its Market – Margaret
Alderman Foreman
“ Shaw
“ McQueen
“ McGuigan
“ Baxter

Fire and Police
Alderman Wood
“ Shaw
“ Neelands
“ McPhaiden
“ Barker

[pg 446]
Health
Alderman McGuigan
“ Grant
“ McQueen
“ Foreman
“ Wood

Railway + Light
Alderman McPhaiden
“ Grant
“ Neelands
“ Barker
“ Baxter

Moved by Alderman McQueen
Seconded by “ Foreman
Had the committees as framed by the Mayor be confirmed.
Carried.

The Council then adjourned.

James Garden
Mayor
W. J. McGuigan
City Clerk

Council for 1900 sworn in, Committees Established – January 15, 1900
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