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Series s00120 - Council Minutes

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Council Minutes

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  • Textual record

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s00120

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  • 1972-2002 (Creation)
    Creator
    City of Winnipeg (1972-)

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45 Volumes.

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Forms part of Fonds 2. Series includes City of Winnipeg Council Minute books dating 1874-1971, which briefly recount the happenings of council meetings and are the official, legal record of decisions made by Council. Decisions recorded involve how the city is governed, how resources are allocated, and how services are delivered to residents. Minutes also refer to topics debated, reports considered, by-laws introduced, communications received, decisions reached and votes taken during council meetings. Council minutes are a rich and detailed source of information about the history of the City of Winnipeg, and provide understanding of issues past and present in city politics.

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Physical condition is good.

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  • English

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Availability of other formats

A set of council minutes dating 1972-2002 is available in the research room for reference. Minutes post-1992 are also available (and searchable by keyword) on the City’s Decision Making Information System (DMIS).

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There are no restrictions on access to these records. Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.

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Finding aids

A file list is available. Electronic indices exist for the years 1972-1980.

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No further accruals are expected.

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F0001-0172

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