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Administration & Finance Division

Forms part of Fonds 24. Series B consists of records created in the years 1998-2001 to ensure the 2002 NAIG were planned in a fiscally responsible manner, being accountable to the various funding bodies, and providing a financial legacy for the sporting community. Series mainly consists of financial records, records of the Pan Canadian Indigenous Game Fund and Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development, and records relating to employment opportunities and internships for Aboriginal Youth.

North American Indigenous Games Host Society (Winnipeg), Inc.

Host Society Management Division

Forms part of Fonds 24. Series A includes records created or collected by members or committees of the Host Society responsible for organizing the 2002 NAIG in the years 1994-2002. As the highest level of management, The Host Society was the core of the 2002 NAIG. High level decisions were made at the Host Society level; Host Society meetings were attended by Government representatives, Chairs of other NAIG Divisions, and representatives of related Aboriginal or Metis organizations or groups; and updates from all other NAIG divisions were received and considered by the Host Society. Records include General Manager’s Files, Executive Assistant Files, and the Minutes of the Host Society Organizing Council, Budget & Finance Committee, Executive Committee, Chef de Mission meetings, NAIG Council, Board of Directors, Risk Management Committee, and other Staff Meetings.

North American Indigenous Games Host Society (Winnipeg), Inc.

By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 26. Series consists of by-laws for the Rural Municipality of Kildonan. Included are bound by-laws numbered 229-417 (1908-1914), supporting documents tucked or stapled into bound volumes, and by-laws 4-417 folded in cardboard sheathes in packfile boxes. By-laws are not in perfect chronological order, and some may be missing.

Kildonan (Man.)

Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 26. Series consists of all surviving minutes for the Council of the Rural Municipality of Kildonan.

Kildonan (Man.)

St. James-Assiniboia By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 13. Series consists of by-laws for the City of St. James-Assiniboia. Included are bound by-laws 1-670 and supporting documents.

St. James-Assiniboia (Man.)

St. James-Assiniboia Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 13. Series consists of the minutes for the City of St. James-Assiniboia. Both regular and special meetings of Council are recorded, as well as minutes of standing or special committees.

Alphabetical indexes for minutes appear at the beginning of minute volumes for each year.

St. James-Assiniboia (Man.)

St. James By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 13. Series consists of by-laws for the Rural Municipality and City of St. James. Included are bound by-laws 1-10972 and supporting documents.

St. James-Assiniboia (Man.)

St. James Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 13. Series consists of minutes for the Council of the Rural Municipality and City of St. James. Both regular and special meetings of Council are recorded, as well as minutes of standing or special committees including the Centennial and Finance Committees.

Alphabetized indexes for minutes 1925-1930 appear at beginning of series, followed by minute books. All other minutes are indexed alphabetically within Minute Volumes.

St. James-Assiniboia (Man.)

Election Records

Forms part of Fonds 11. Series consists of voters lists for the Town of Transcona for the years 1938, 1940-1969, and 1971.

Transcona (Man.)

By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 11. Series consists of by-laws for Town and City of Transcona.

Transcona (Man.)

Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 11. Series consists of minutes for the Council of the Town and City of Transcona. Both regular and special meetings of Council are recorded, as well as recommendations and/or minutes of the Transcona Relief, Parks Board, Finance, Public Works, Water and Light, Police, Fire, Health, Licenses, Legislation and Reception, Transcona Community Committee and Residents Advisory Group. Indexes exist for some Minute volumes.

Transcona (Man.)

By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 25. Series consists of all surviving by-laws for the Rural Municipality of Assiniboia. Included in this series are supporting documents, Debenture By-laws, Misc. By-laws, agreements, and numbered indexes.

Assiniboia (Man.)

Minutes

Forms part of Fonds 25. Series consists of all surviving minutes for the Council of the Rural Municipality of Assiniboia. Both regular and special meetings of Council are recorded, as well as minutes of standing or special committees. Included in this series are Notes from Council for the years 1904-1913 and Indexes for the years 1914, 1915, 1918 and 1919. Missing are minutes 1930-1931 and 1936.

Assiniboia (Man.)

City Treasurer

Forms part of Fonds 10. Series consists of files belonging to Alan Gill that record his various activities and responsibilities as City Treasurer of St. Vital. Following the City’s creation, Gill was appointed Treasurer in July 1963. Prior to that date this role was carried out by the Secretary-Treasurer and, for a brief time, the City Clerk. Council passed by-laws 7800 and 7801 in June 1964 that appear to formalize the separation of Clerk and Treasurer. After amalgamation with the City of Winnipeg in 1972, the Community of St. Vital continued to maintain this filing series.

According to The Municipal Act, the duties of the treasurer were to receive and safely keep all moneys belonging to the municipality, and pay out those moneys to such persons and in such manner as provided in the Act, and as the by-laws or resolutions of the council direct. Responsible for financial management, the City Treasurer maintained accounts and generated financial information as a means of advising council and others on financial matters.

Series arranged into three groupings. Copies of reports appear first, followed by two correspondence series. The latter series has a distinct alpha-numerical filing system in which the letter signifies the subject (ie: A for Acquisition of Land) and the number signifies the order. Other subjects include capital projects, development agreements, estimates, land sales, levies and assessment, Metropolitan Corporation, planning proposals, school board and zoning. Records related to departmental finances, personnel and hospital accounts also appear throughout this series.

St. Vital (Man.)

Financial Records

Forms part of Fonds 10. Series consists of all surviving financial reports, financial ledgers, and other accounting records for the Rural Municipality and City of St. Vital. Each financial report summarizes the municipality’s financial operations on an annual basis as per the audit function. In addition to general ledgers, this series also contains ledgers documenting debentures, housing loan accounts, and tax sales. One volume records financial estimates from 1963 to 1968. Other records include sample debentures and two financial reports for the St. Vital Public Library (1967, 1970).

Series is arranged in two main groupings, financial reports and ledgers. When necessary, records were removed from bound volumes and placed in folders. Oversized items housed in separate containers.

St. Vital (Man.)

General Files

Forms part of Fonds 10. Series consists of various reference materials, memorabilia and ephemera collected and preserved by the Rural Municipality and City of St. Vital. Many of the records seem to have been kept for their historical value, including files on the 1950 flood and select issues of the St. Vital Lance. Miscellaneous record books appear in this series as well.

St. Vital (Man.)

General Correspondence

Forms part of Fonds 10. Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence created and maintained by the Rural Municipality and the City of St. Vital. It documents internal communication of an administrative nature as well as communication with residents, businesses, local clubs and associations, and other governments. Much of the correspondence generated from complaints and requests, either for information or for a specific action. Correspondence between St. Vital and other governments includes letters of congratulations and notices of various decisions or legislative changes. Subjects covered in correspondence are wide ranging and include tax and assessment, property matters, municipal services, licenses, capital works, development, and events.

Series is chronological and arranged by archivist according to month and year. Correspondence files with the City Solicitor and Greater Metropolitan Corporation of Winnipeg, which also appear in this series, filed separately. Loose records (ie: copies of agendas, minutes, reports, etc.) of council meetings, committees and boards placed into files at back.

Personal and/or sensitive materials removed and placed into restricted file.

St. Vital (Man.)

Parks Board Files

Forms part of Fonds 10. The Parks Board of St. Vital was authorized by By-law No. 5366 that came into effect on November 7, 1949. With this action, the provisions of Part 9 of Division 3 of the Municipal Act governing the establishment, constitution and procedure of a Public Parks Board were fully adopted and applied. The Parks Board comprised a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary-Treasurer and six other resident members.

Series consists of the records of the Parks Board of St. Vital and appears in three main groupings. Financial statements and reports appear first, followed by correspondence that includes both general and project files; drawings of parks and park-related projects appear last. Copies of minutes and other textual records located with correspondence.

St. Vital (Man.)

Advisory Planning Commission Files

Forms part of Fonds 10. The St. Vital Advisory Planning Commission, established as provided in Section 12A of the Town Planning Act, functioned from 1952 to [1961]. The Commission was comprised of 5 members, 2 members from Council, and 3 citizens appointed by Council. The Commission investigated and reported to Council on all matters related to the location and design of any public building, park, parkway, boulevard, street, land, playground, public grounds, housing scheme or other similar development, or any change thereto. In addition to its advisory duties, the Commission acted as a board of adjustment on zoning matters (See Town Planning Scheme 1951, Chapter 3). It was given free reign as to its rules of procedure and was expected to keep a record of its proceedings. The inaugural meeting was held on October 2, 1952.

Series contains minutes and correspondence files, which include communications with council and customer service records. These files are followed by Town Panning Schemes and related records (correspondence, copies of by-laws, public notices, and urban plans/drawings).

St. Vital (Man.)

Municipal Solicitor Files

Forms part of Fonds 10. Series consists of files documenting communications between the Municipal Solicitor and the Rural Municipality and City of St Vital. It records the interpretation and application of law in a variety of municipal affairs, such as council matters, court cases, social welfare and hospital accounts, land and property issues, etc. Most files appear to have been created and maintained at the municipal office. Common record types include correspondence, agreements, copies and drafts of by-laws, court documents, and others.

Series includes groupings based on like subject headings. All groupings have a similar provenance with the exception of files labeled “St. Vital” that were likely assembled by the law firm McDonald & Dunham. Other firms hired by the municipality were Hough, Campbell & Ferguson and Newman, MacLean & Associates.

St. Vital (Man.)

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