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Centennial Square files

Series consists of City Manager's administrative and operational files pertaining to the development of Centennial Square

Victoria (B.C.). City Manager

Chinatown files

Series includes plans of Chinatown consistent with, but somewhat earlier than, the corresponding sheets in the 1903-1909 set of fire insurance plans (F0006). The plans provide lot numbers as well as street addresses and descriptions of building use. Also included are photographs of the interior and exterior of buildings on Store and Fisgard Streets

Victoria (B.C.). Sanitary Inspector

Committee reports

Series consists of reports to City Council by various committees. Prior to the implementation of the committee system in 1885, ad hoc committees were common, and their reports were recorded in the Council minutes (CRS 1).
The reports began to be numbered in 1891. These numbers were used as references in the indexes: the record of reports of committees (CRS 5) and the topical indexes (CRS 15). A chronological item-level descriptive list provides some subject access to the reports for 1885 to 1892.
There are gaps in this series for the first half of 1887, the first half of 1888 and all of 1890

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Correspondence outward

Series consists of copies of general correspondence outward, much of it dealing with planning issues of the day

Victoria (B.C.). Community Development Department

Departmental ledger

Series consists of a special ledger of departmental accounts of the City, which deals with every aspect of each departmental operating budget

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Departmental salaries and benefits account

Series consists of the monthly tabulation of salary and benefits of the employees of each department. Data elements include: pay roll number, department, salary, unemployment insurance city share/employees share, superannuation, income tax, B.C. Hospital, Canada savings bonds, M.S.A., City Hall union dues, Great West Life [Insurance Co.], Excel Life, Canada Life, C.E.H.A., fire union dues, police union dues, I.U.O.E. Local #918, London Life, V.F.M.B.S., advances, and net salary.
Arranged chronologically

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Development proposals

Series consists of proposal with plan and photograph of a model for a space-needle-like tower called Skydeck

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Election expenses journal

Series consists of a journal of expenses incurred in the holding of elections for Mayors, Councillors, School Trustees, and other elected officials, as well as votes on special bylaws and referenda.
Originally from the office of W.W. Northcott

Victoria (B.C.). Returning Officer

Election record books

Series consists of records documenting the results of elections, referenda, loan bylaws and other matters set to a public vote. These records provide the basis for the formal reports sent from the Deputy Returning Officers to the Returning Officer and from the Returning Officer to the City Clerk (CRS 19).
An internal index in the first volume provides some subject access for actions between 1906 and 1913

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Entertainment Committee minutes

Series consists of the minutes of this City Council committee. The volume, which includes the minutes of several other committees, is not indexed.
Arranged chronologically

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Finance and Lands Committee minutes

Series consists of the minutes of this City Council committee. The volume, which includes the minutes of several other committees, is not indexed.
Arranged chronologically

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Finance and Legislative Committee minutes

Series consists of the minutes of this City Council committee. The volume, which includes the minutes of several other committees, is not indexed.
Arranged chronologically

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Finance Committee records

Series consists of agendas, minutes, and papers of the Finance Committee reporting to the Group 'A' Committee regarding all financial matters relating to the preservation and development of the harbour and to public off-street parking.
For an alphabetical index to the minutes of the Finance Committee, see CRS 134

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Fine and receipt book

Series consists of bound volumes containing lists of individuals paying fines, the amount of the fine and the date paid.
The chronology is extremely broken covering 1910 to 1913 and 1923 to 1928. The 1923-1928 volume also contains some information about the daily accounts of the Police Court.

Records for 1880-1881 are located in a volume that was later used for a scrapbook; some of them are obscured accordingly. Provides the name of the offender, the nature of the offense, and the fine. See CRS 239 located at 14 E 1-1, pp. 2-12

Victoria (B.C.). Police Court

Fire insurance register

Series consists of a bound volume documenting City owned properties and their assessed value. These assessments were used as the basis of insuring City-owned property. Data elements include the item number, name of property, location or legal description, type of construction, risk number, and value of building and contents.
Series is arranged in three year blocks : 1940-1942; 1943-1945; 1946-1948; and 1949-1951.
Title taken from the front cover of the volume

Victoria (B.C.). Finance Department

Greater Victoria Centennial Committee general office files

Series consists of office files generated by the directors of the Greater Victoria Centennial Committee under their mandate to organize and coordinate celebrations in Greater Victoria of the 1958 centenary of the founding of British Columbia. The majority of records deal with cooperative ventures between the Committee and cultural groups of the City. The remainder of records deal with the general administration of the Committee.
Records are arranged sequentially as new files were opened and numbered as needed

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Greater Victoria Committee minutes

Series consists of the minutes of this City Council committee. The volume, which includes the minutes of several other committees, is not indexed.
Arranged chronologically

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Index to Buildings Committee minutes

Series consists of an index to the Buildings Committee minutes (CRS 38).
Arranged alphabetically by first letter only, and numerically by minute number within each alphabetical section

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Index to Municipal Manager's reports to Council

Series consists of an index to the Manager's reports to Council for January-April 1954, which are missing from CRS 22, file 213, 21 A 5-4 (Manager's operational files 1).
Arranged alphabetically by first letter only, and chronologically by month within each alphabetical section

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Index to Policy Review Committee minutes

Series consists of an index to Policy Review Committee minutes, which are not in the custody of the City of Victoria Archives and Records Management Division.
Arranged chronologically by year, alphabetically within each year by first letter only, and numerically by minute number within each alphabetical section

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Inter-Municipal Committee minutes

Series consists of the minutes of this City Council committee. The volumes, which include the minutes of several other committees, are not indexed.
Arranged chronologically.
There is a gap in this series from 1926 to 1936

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Intermunicipal Committee minutes index

Series consists of an index to the minutes of the Greater Victoria Intermunicipal Committee records (CRS 27).
Arranged chronologically by year, alphabetically within each year by first letter only, and numerically by minute number within each alphabetical section. The index for 1956-1961 amalgamates the alphabetical sections for these years.
There is a gap in this series for 1965

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

Land documents

Series consists of records dealing with land sales including conveyances, deeds, mortgages, and land and Crown grants.
The documentation traces the history of ownership of various properties until they come into the possession of the Corporation of the City of Victoria.
The City acquired ownership of many of these properties for the purpose of rights of way for sewer, paths etc., the creation or extension of roads, or for public schools. City properties acquired for other purposes include the BC Agricultural Association lands at Willows in Oak Bay, the proposed cemetery at Ogden Point and Ross Bay Cemetery. Copies of various Crown grants such as the James Bay mud flats, Mt. Douglas and Beacon Hill Park are also included.
Arranged by property or section

Victoria (B.C.). City Clerk

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