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Series s00060 - Committee on Public Works

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Committee on Public Works

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s00060

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  • 1874-1971 (Creation)
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    Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Works

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32.6 m of textual records
80 volumes

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(1874-1971)

Administrative history

The Committee on Public Works was a standing committee of Council. The Committee's roles and responsibilities changed over the years as it gained or lost different functions and duties. Jurisdiction of the Committee over the years included the Engineers Department, Shops Department, City Quarries, Sewer Inspection and Maintenance, City Yards, Streets and Sidewalks, Snow Clearing, Bridges and Subways, Street Name and House Numbering, Civic Buildings, Concrete and Asphalt Plant, City Gravel Pit, and Reports of City Surveyor on Plans and Surveys. The committee was required to report to Council on all of these matters, and to recommend works of permanent improvement.

Names of the Committee changed several times over the years, as is reflected in the committee minutes. Names of the committee have included Works Committee, Committee on Works, Works and Property Committee, Committee on Public Improvements, and, finally, the Committee on Public Works.

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City Clerk's Department.

Scope and content

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of the records of the Committee on Public Improvements and Works, a standing committee of Council from 1874-1971. Most minute volumes include original indexes.

The records consist of 3 subseries:

Subseries 45: Minutes, 1876-1971.

Subseries 46: Communications, 1903-1971.

Subseries 47: Registers, 1892-1950.

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  • English

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f0001-0181

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cowa

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