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- Richmond (B.C.). City Clerk's Office
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9 cm of textual records
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The City Clerk's Office is part of the Finance and Corporate Services Division and serves as a secretariat for Council and its Committees. It performs administrative functions including: agenda preparation recording of minutes, processing and certifying by-laws, record management and distribution of records, and making records available to the public.
The Clerk's Office is responsible for the preservation of all Council and Committee records, through a records management and archives system which documents the history of Richmond.
The City Clerk is also responsible for organizing and conducting City elections.
The City Clerk's Office is often the first stop for processing citizens' petitions, complaints and requests to Council, and also receives requests for information under the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy legislation.
Scope and content
Series consists of insurance policies, correspondence, and renewal receipts, relating to insurance plans purchased by the municipality, and other insurance related issues. The series consists of insurance policies held with different insurance companies to cover various damages, including liability for municipal office and police staff, automobile accident insurance, fire insurance for the municipal hall and Steveston hall, and hold-up or burglary insurance. Series also includes records which document relations between the municipality and the Unemployment Insurance Commission for the period 1941 to 1948.
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The majority of records in this series should be routinely accessible. However, two files have been flagged for possible Protection of Privacy legislation concerns.
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BCAUL control number: CRICH-SER-207