Series 203 - New Lulu Island Slough Dyking District

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New Lulu Island Slough Dyking District

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    CRICH 203

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    • 1900-1952 (Creation)
      Richmond (B.C.). City Clerk's Office

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    90 cm of textual records;5 technical drawings;22 profiles;2 photograph prints

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    ([19-?] -)

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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 minutes, correspondence, reports, tenders, assessment rolls, petitions, pamphlets, submissions and agreements relating to the overall operation of the New Lulu Island Slough Dyking District Commission. Topics include tax assessment for dyking, debentures, funding for public works projects, construction and maintenance of public works, fee and tax disputes, employee administration, flood boxes, pumping equipment, Court of Revision, protection work at the Canada Rice Mills, flushing water from ditches and tax sales.

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    This and other jurisdictionally-based dyking and drainage series were broken apart some time in the late 1940s and early 1950s and re-arranged into subject-based series. Refer to the Clerk's agency finding aid for a more detailed account of the evolution of these series
    File numbering system continued from previously described files (1700-1746)

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        The finding aid includes a series description and a file list.

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        For administrative history of New Lulu Island Slough Dyking District, see Engineering Adminstrative Historical Study, Appendix 1, located in "Administrative Historical Studies, Vol. 1" binder
        Other records relating to construction and maintenance of dykes can be found in MR SE 7 Dykes and Drainage, MR SE 9 Dyke protection - ditches, MR SE 201 Lulu Island protection works, MR SE 202 Lulu Island West Dyking District, MR SE 204 Municipalities Enabling and Validating Act, and MR SE 233 Dykes - general

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        Further accruals are expected

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        BCAUL control number: CRICH-SER-203

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