Aldermen Shaw and William Brown added to the Street Railway purchase committee – May 10, 1894

Alderman Shaw and Wm. Brown were added to the Street Railway purchase committee. Several Firemen applied to be insured by the Manufacturers Accident Insurance company.

This transcript was made in 2019 by Transcribimus volunteer Sharon Mowat

Original handwritten minutes here: City of Vancouver Archives
COV S 31 Volume 6 pages 71-72

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Vancouver May 10th 1894

The Council met on Thursday May 10th 1894 at 8 p.m. Present His Worship, the Mayor and Alderman Salsbury, Shaw, Queen, McCraney, McPhaiden, Wm Brown, Franklin and Bethune.


From E. C. Cargill applying for assistance for the construction of a flour mill in Vancouver.
Favorably considered and referred to the Finance Committee.

From the Agent of the Manufacturers Accident Insurance be submitting the names of the Firemen who wish to be insured in said company.

Company approved.

Introduction of By-Laws

Moved by Alderman Salsbury
Seconded by “ McCraney

That the amendments to the Trades License By-Law be read a first time.


Moved by Alderman Franklin
Seconded by “ Bethune

That the names of Alderman Shaw and Wm Brown be added to the Committee appointed by the Mayor

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to investigate into the Street Railway purchase.

Moved by Alderman McCraney
Seconded by “ Shaw

That the claims of the contractor on the sewer construction be referred to the City Engineer and Chairman of the Board of Works for report.

Consideration of By-Laws

Moved by Alderman Shaw
Seconded by “ Salsbury
That the By-Law to provide for the sale of lands for taxes in arrears to be read a 2nd time.

The 3rd reading was fixed for Aug 6th 1894.

The Council then adjourned.

R.A. Anderson

Thos F. McGuigan
City Clerk