A Special meeting of the City Council to review the loan by-law and determine the rate of taxation for the current year.

This transcript was made in 2014 by Transcribimus volunteer Margaret Sutherland

and sponsored by The Oppenheimer Group

original handwritten minutes here

City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 2 page 255 only

[vol2 page 255]

Vancouver March 24th 1888

A Special meeting of the City Council was called for Saturday March 24th 1888 to take into consideration the proposed loan By-Law and the striking of the rate of taxation for the current year.

Present His Worship Mayor Oppenheimer, Aldermen Bell-Irving, Clark, Couth, Dougall, Humphries, Lefevre, Mannion, and Oppenheimer.

His Worship the Mayor explained the object of the meeting and after considerable discussion it was moved by Alderman Bell-Irving seconded by Alderman Clark. That further discussion of the loan By-Law and rate to be struck, be postponed until Monday next so as to enable the Chairman of the Finance Committee to be present. Carried.

The meeting then adjourned.

D. Oppenheimer, Mayor

Thos. F. McGuigan, City Clerk
[vol2 page 255]

Vancouver March 24th 1888

A Special meeting of the City Council was called for Saturday March 24th 1888 to take into consideration the proposed loan By-Law and the striking of the rate of taxation for the current year.

Present His Worship Mayor Oppenheimer, Aldermen Bell-Irving, Clark, Couth, Dougall, Humphries, Lefevre, Mannion, and Oppenheimer.

His Worship the Mayor explained the object of the meeting and after considerable discussion it was moved by Alderman Bell-Irving seconded by Alderman Clark. That further discussion of the loan By-Law and rate to be struck, be postponed until Monday next so as to enable the Chairman of the Finance Committee to be present. Carried.

The meeting then adjourned.

D. Oppenheimer, Mayor

Thos. F. McGuigan, City Clerk

Mayor Oppenheimer & Council mull over this year’s tax rate – March 24, 1888
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