City Council sworn in; Standing Committees formed – January 15, 1900

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 445446

[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

Alderman Foreman

Shaw

McQueen

McGuigan

Baxter

Fire and Police

Alderman Wood

Shaw

Neelands

McPhaiden

Barker

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Health

Alderman McGuigan

Grant

McQueen

Foreman

Wood

Railway + Light

Alderman McPhaiden

Grant

Neelands

Barker

Baxter

Moved by Alderman McQueen

Seconded by “ Foreman

That the committees as framed by the Mayor be confirmed.

Carried.

The Council then adjourned.

James Garden

Mayor

W. J. McGuigan

City Clerk

New Council sworn in; standing committees formed – January 15, 1900

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