Series 229 - Richmond Arena, pool, theatre

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Richmond Arena, pool, theatre

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  • 1958-1983 (Creation)
    Richmond (B.C.). Engineering & Public Works Department

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14 cm of textual records;9 maps

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([19-?] -)

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The Engineering & Public Works Division is responsible for: the engineering design, and construction of the City's infrastructure and all City owned buildings; the delivery and maintenance of the local water supply; the maintenance of the sewer and drainage, dykes and irrigation system; the maintenance and development of current and long range engineering planning, the Geographic Information System (GIS), and drafting; the coordination of garbage, recycling collection, litter collection and environmental protection services on behalf of residents; the maintenance of the City’s road network; and providing, managing and operating a mixed fleet of vehicles, heavy equipment and an assortment of specialized work units for the City operations.

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Series consists of memoranda, correspondence, contracts, reports, and maps relating to the construction and maintenance of the Minoru Park Arena, the Sports Pavilion, the Centennial Swimming Pool - Minoru Aquatic Centre, and the Municipal theatre (Gateway Theatre). The majority of the series consists of project reports, construction specifications, site specification plans, material lists, and maps dealing with these municipal facilities. Topics covered in the records relate to all aspects of the construction of these facilties including area lighting, the tendering process, project grant applications, pile driving, and electrical systems. Series includes site and technical maps and plans.

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File numbers are based on the original series number, file number assigned under the Engineering Department Records Program

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BCAUL control number: CRICH-SER-229

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