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Minutes

Forms part of Series 179. Subseries consists of minutes for the Committee on Public Safety. Indexes for minutes included.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Safety

Minutes

Forms part of Series 98. Subseries consists of minutes for the Committee on Urban Renewal and Redevelopment, a standing committee of Council. Minute volumes include original indexes.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Urban Renewal and Redevelopment

Minutes

Sub-series consists of minutes and indexes to the minutes for the Committee on Legislation and Reception, a standing committee of Council. Minutes record members present at meetings, communications received from the public, Council or other committees and action taken.

In some years the index and the minutes are in the same volume and in separate volumes for some years.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Legislation and Reception

Minutes

Forms part of Series 181. Subseries consists of minutes and related reports for the Committee on Public Works and its predecessors for the years 1876-1971.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Works

Minutes

Forms part of Series 176. Subseries consists of the Minute books of the Committee on Public Utilities for the years 1921-1957, as well as the Minute books of the Committee on Utilities and Personnel for the years 1960-1971. Minute volumes include original indexes.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Utilities

Minutes

Forms part of Series 26, Fonds 1. Subseries consists of minutes of the City of Winnipeg Public Parks Board.

Nominations and Results

Forms part of Series 2, Fonds 1: Subseries consists of records created, accumulated and used by the City Clerk's Department to run elections for Mayor and Councilors (Aldermen) and, after 1891, for School Trustees for Winnipeg School Division No. 1. The records document the nomination process for candidates in all three races, procedures for voting on money by-laws and plebiscites, and the various methods and administrative tools developed to count the vote; from 1920 on, the City of Winnipeg used proportional representation and records trace methods used to calculate quota and transfer votes until a candidate was elected. Records also document judicial recounts, basic administrative processes like ballot destruction after election results were official, and recording Oaths of Office for elected members of Council.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Clerk's Department

Press Releases

Subseries consists of press releases issued by the office of Mayor Stephen Juba and related documentation, including correspondence and proclamations (1956-1970). Not all of the press releases are final or official copies. A number of them are unsigned. Some draft copies and miscellaneous records on file.

The Mayor’s Office issued press releases as a means of distributing information to the media and the public. Press releases record announcements and statements on a range of topics, such as special occasions, current events, and city projects.

Winnipeg (Man.). Mayor's Office

Proclamations

Subseries consists of proclamations issued by the office of Mayor Stephen Juba and related documentation, including correspondence and newspaper clippings (1958-1971). Not all of the proclamations are final or official copies, as many are unsigned and some only exist in draft form. Gordon Tucker created the design for proclamations released at this time.

The Mayor's Office issued proclamations to mark special events as well as to recognize and honour individuals, groups, organizations, industries, and achievements. Although the practice is ongoing, the issuing of proclamations no longer occurs on a regular basis.

Winnipeg (Man.). Mayor's Office

Registers

Forms part of Series 181. Subseries consists of local improvement registers of the Committee on Public Works and its predecessors for the years 1892-1950. These include Pavement and Sewer registers, Grading registers, Alignment and Building Restriction registers, Lane Opening register, and Street and Lane registers. Registers contain information about who petitioned for improvements, where work was done, types of materials used, and newspaper advertisements for intention and date of construction.

Registers are accompanied by original alphabetical indexes. Registers usually reference street names, and may also include order numbers which correspond with work order files.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Works

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