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Subseries s00093 - Communications

G.A. Harrison to Committee on Finance regarding a badge lost during the strike Committee on Finance to G.A. Harrison regarding a badge list during the strike Light and Power Department to Finance Committee regarding overtime for those working during the s... Finance Committee To Light and Power Department regarding overtime for those working during the s... Finance Committee to Committee on Fire, Water, Light, and Power regarding overtime for those who ... Committee on Fire, Water, Light and Power regarding overtime to those that worked during the strike To City Comptroller regarding overtime for to those that stayed on during the strike To City Light and Power Department regarding overtime for those who stayed on during the strike Employment Application of Rose Jeffires to the Accounting Department To City Comptroller regarding application of Rose Jeffires List of Treasurer's Department employees who went out on strike City Engineer requesting overtime for those that worked during the strike City Clerk to City Engineer regarding overtime for those that stayed on during the strike Notice from City Clerk that garbage collectors' wages may be increased Tax Collector's Department inquiring about holiday allowance for those who went out on strike Committee on Finance to Tax Collector's Department regarding holiday allowance for workers who we... Committee on Fire, Water, Light, and Power regarding holidays for employees that went out on strike Information from Tax Collector's Department regarding two employees who were on holiday when the ... Response from Committee on Finance to Tax Collector's Department regarding employees on holiday d... List of volunteers in the Waterworks Department during the strike
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  • 1874-1971 (Creation)
    Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

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47.93 m of textual records

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(1874-1906, 1919-1971)

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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.

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Forms part of Series 54. Subseries consists of Communications packfiles from the Committee on Finance. Packfiles include letters, estimates, and reports from other committees and organizations.

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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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A file list is available for records created between 1919 and 1971.

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