Claim from A.M. Grant for compensation for “wine drank by the police”. Order from J. H. Gray, Judge of Supreme Court ordering to pay (City Clerk) T. McGuigan ten dollars for “services connected with the Revision of the Voter’s List”. Alderman Alexander appointed Trustee for the “investment of the Sinking Funds of this City”

This transcript was made in 2014 by Transcribimus volunteer
Darrin Pezer/Proactive Building Maintenance

original handwritten minutes here

City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 1 pages 378-380

Vancouver June 20th 1887

The Council met on Monday June 20th 1887 at 7.30. P.M.

Present Aldermen Alexander, Humphries, Lefevre, Lockerby, Mannion, D. Oppenheimer and Sanders.

Moved by Alderman Lefevre seconded by Alderman Mannion,
that Alderman D. Oppenheimer be appointed Chairman.
Carried.

Communications.

From W.J. Brewer, re state of lane between Hastings and Cordova Streets.

Referred to the Board of Health.
From Herbert G. Lewis, agreeing to allow City to run their sewer pipe to below low water mark.
Filed.

From H. Bullock Webster and others asking for the improvement of certain Streets on the South Side of False Creek.
Referred to the Board of Works.

From W.B. Wilson asking that the City Engineer be instructed to give the grade and run the Street lines on the corner of Abbott and Cordova Streets.
Referred to the Board of Works.

From Louisa Wilson asking that the Lane in the rear of her lots on Hastings Street be cleared.
Referred to the Board of Works.

From Q. Smith applying for the position of Night Scavenger and Street Sprinkler
Referred to the Board of Health.

From Blake and Muir, Attorneys for A.M. Grant claiming compensation for wine drank by the police.
Referred to the City Solicitor.

From F.W. Hart asking that Cemetery be put in proper condition for burials.
Referred to the Board of Health with power to act.

From Admiral Culme-Seymour, agreeing to come to this City on the first of July.
Filed.

From D.B. Charleson and others asking for the improvement of Hamilton Street.
Referred to the Board of Works.

From J.H. Gray, Judge of Supreme Court ordering that Thos. F. McGuigan be paid ten dollars for services connected with the Revision of the Voters’ List.
Moved by Alderman Lefevre seconded by Alderman Mannion,
that the amount be paid.
Carried.

Motions
Moved by Alderman D. Oppenheimer seconded by Alderman Lefevre
that Alderman Alexander be named by this Council to act as Trustee for the investment of the Sinking Funds of this City.
Carried.

By-Law.

A By-Law to amend By-Law No 5 was read a first time.
By-Law read a second time on motion of Alderman Lefevre seconded by Alderman Sanders.
Council went into Committee of the Whole on motion of Alderman Lefevre with Alderman Alexander in the Chair.
In Committee the By-Law was numbered 36 and read over clause by clause.
The Committee then rose to Report By-Law as amended in Committee.
By-Law read a third time on motion of Alderman Mannion seconded by Alderman Alexander.
By-Law ordered to be published and engrossed on motion of Alderman Alexander seconded by Alderman Mannion.

The Council then adjourned.
M.A. MacLean
Mayor
Thos. F. McGuigan
City Clerk

Grant sues City of Vancouver for “wine drank by the police” – June 20, 1887