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- Richmond (B.C.). City Clerk's Office
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23 cm of textual records;17 photograph prints : b&w;5 photograph copy negatives : b&w;3 photograph copy prints : b&w
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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.
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Series consists of correspondence, brochures, information and promotional materials, community development information reports, newspaper clippings and photographs relating to municipal buildings and development opportunities in Richmond. The majority of the series consists of records aimed at promoting the strengths and positive aspects of Richmond, as a community and as a site for industrial\commercial development. Series includes files on Richmond, Yorkshire, England, the municipal crest, seals and momentos, and the official opening of the municipal hall in 1957.
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BCAUL control number: CRICH-SER-24