Series consists of correspondence, memos, policy documents, reports, circulars, publications, and minutes of departmental and interdepartmental committees and working groups (including Health Records Systems meetings, Purchasing staff meetings, Payroll Development Group meetings, Geographic Systems meetings and Word Processing Committee/User Group meetings). Records relate to the role of the Treasury/Finance Department in the administration of various municipal financing, purchasing and accounting functions, records management, and the early development of automated information systems, including those for word processing, development tracking, fire response, payroll, health records, and property management (Geographic Information System). Series also includes records relating to the department's involvement in the administration of various municipal land assets and development projects, including the Richmond Arts Centre, London Farm, Minoru Chapel, Steveston Community Centre, the School District Administration Building, Garry Point, and Mitchell and Twigg Islands, and interaction with the Richmond '79 Centennial Committee and the Richmond Chamber of Commerce.
Richmond (B.C.). Treasury