The Fire Department to build or purchase a stable. Dr. Beckingsale paid $10.00 for conducting a post-mortem. Vancouver Gas company allowed to lay pipes under city streets, providing they do not interfere with sewers, and that the streets be left in as good repair as before. W.W. Ayers resigned as City Scavenger.
The Board of Works submits an Engineer’s report for the City to improve Granville Street for horse racing. C.P.R. lawyers suggest a “certain alteration in agreement” to the tax exempt status of their lands – approved by Council. Thomas Quann (proprietor of the Central Hotel at 56 Cordova Street) awarded $20 for keeping McLeod & Nicholson in his hotel while sick. Board of Health recommends that no such claim be awarded in future without prior agreement. A 5% discount to be offered on all taxes paid in prior to August 1.