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Series s00024 - Committee on Finance

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Committee on Finance

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s00024

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  • 1874-1971 (Creation)
    Creator
    Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

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48.63 m of textual records
65 volumes

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(1874-1906, 1919-1971)

Administrative history

As a standing committee of Council, the duties of the Committee on Finance included supervision of all City accounts, preparation of the annual budget, monitoring wages of all subordinate employees of the city, and consideration and review of every committee report that included a recommendation for the expenditure of civic funds before it was submitted to City Council. The original name of the committee was Committee on Finance and Assessment. In later years it was called the Finance Committee or Committee on Finance. The Board of Control replaced the Committee on Finance during the period 1907-1918.

Custodial history

City Clerk's Department

Scope and content

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of the minutes, communications, and reports of the Committee on Finance, and the records of its sub-committee, the Committee on Finance Claims.

The minutes, communications, and reports of the Finance Committee contain a wide range of information relating to works undertaken by the City, program administration, policy implementation, employment practices, and fiscal accountability of the City for the provision of services under Committee jurisdiction.

The records consist of 4 subseries:

Subseries 34: Minutes, 1883-1906, 1919-1971.

Subseries 35: Communications, 1874-1971.

Subseries 36: Reports, 1874-1903.

Subseries 37: Committee on Finance Claims, 1954-1971.

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  • English

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Access to files less than 100 years old containing personal information may be restricted.

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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.

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General note

Other sources of financial information for the City of Winnipeg:
Auditor's Reports, 1883-1910
City Controller's Annual Reports (1910-1930)
City of Winnipeg Annual Financial Reports (1931-1954, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1964).

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f0001-0054

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cowa

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Draft

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Partial

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