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Letter from Superintendent of Water Works Operating Department to the Chairman and Committee of Civic Reception
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November 24, 1919 (Creation)
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The Committee on Legislation and Reception was responsible for wages and working conditions of civic employees, staff changes and appointments, grievances concerning civic personnel, labour union negotiations, work of the employer-employee advisory board, general legislation and charter amendments, and for reporting on legislation and receptions.
Names of the Committee over the years have included the Legislative Committee, Committee on Legislation, Reception, Trade and Commerce, Committee on Legislation and Reception, and Committee on Personnel and Legislation (1950-1957).
In 1958 the duties of the Committee on Personnel and Legislation were taken over by the Committee on Finance. In 1960 the Standing Committee on Utilities and Personnel was formed by By-Law 18236 to perform the combined functions of the former Committee on Personnel and Legislation and Committee on Public Works.* (See Municipal Manual, 1960 and Council Minutes 1957-1960).
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A letter from the Superintendent of the Water Works Operating Department, Thomas H. Hooper, to the Chairman and Committee of Civic Reception. Letter is dated November 24, 1919 and makes reference to entertaining Imperial Troops returning to England from Siberia.