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Miscellaneous City Council files

Series consists of correspondence, declarations, petitions, briefs, and certificates relating to Council business that were either orphaned from their original filing systems or retained by the Clerk because they did not fit within the regular series of Council records.

Victoria (B.C.). City Council

Archives operational files

Series consists of records created by the City of Victoria Archives. Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, and guest registers.

Victoria (B.C.). Archives Division

WAVE Committee records

Series consists of correspondence, reports, notes, and attendance lists of this informal group of City staff and management brought together by City Manager, Joe Martinago, to discuss ways to improve the workplace.

Victoria (B.C.). City Manager's Office

Soldiers Settlement Housing plans

Series consists of plans, specifications, receipts and correspondence for homes built under the Better Housing and Soldiers Settlement Housing Acts. Information contained in these records include: plan number, permit number, legal description, civic address, name of owner, architect, contractor and tradesmen.

Victoria (B.C.). Engineering Department

Zoning and rezoning case files

Series consists of Advisory Planning Commission (APC) zoning and rezoning applications, related reports, correspondence, plans and photographs.

Files go up to 1994 however some files may contain more recent information.

Victoria (B.C.). Advisory Planning Commission

Advisory Planning Commission general files

Series includes correspondence relating to applications, minutes, correspondence, draft zoning bylaws, notes and reports related to the creation of zoning bylaws.

Victoria (B.C.). Planning Department

City Council agendas

Series consists of agendas of City Council meetings.

The series includes a variety of correspondence, reports, and other materials that provide the background material for discussion.

Victoria (B.C.). City Council

Heritage Advisory Committee reports and photographs

Series consists of photographs of some of the houses in the original "This Old House" volume published by the City of Victoria. Also includes several reports: Rockland, Fort Street Heritage Program (1978), A Brief to Heritage Canada Concerning the Establishment of a Heritage Conservation Area (1976) and Proposal of Fees and Services for a Study of a Heritage Conservation Area (1977) as well as correspondence and an inventory of Fort Street homes with photographs.

Victoria (B.C.). Planning Department

Liquor Licencing Advisory Committee records

Series consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, agendas, and minutes of this committee charged by Council with developing, reviewing, and advising on policies and procedures pertaining to the issuance of liquor licences.

Victoria (B.C.). Liquor Licencing Advisory Committee

Committee of the Whole agendas

Series consists of agendas of this special committee of Council, which serves as a forum for Councillors to consider and discuss various issues in a less formal manner than Council meetings themselves permit. The series includes a variety of correspondence, reports, and other materials that provide the background material for discussion.

Victoria (B.C.). Committee of the Whole

Assessment notices and correspondence

Series consists of property tax assessment notices and related correspondence, mainly concerning persons and corporate bodies with multiple properties.

Victoria (B.C.). Assessor's Office

Mayor's miscellaneous correspondence and invitations

Series consists of invitations and miscellaneous correspondence inward and outward pertaining to protocol visits and ceremonies. Includes items from the British Columbia Rifle Association, the Lieutenant Governor, and Eleanor Roosevelt, as well as a variety of greetings and congratulations pertaining to the City's 1962 centenary and a play called "The Victoria Story"

Victoria (B.C.). Office of the Mayor

Engineering Department letters and reports

Series consists of letters and reports sent outward from the Engineering Department to other City agencies and the general public regarding all aspects of departmental operations.

Victoria (B.C.). Engineering Department

Johnson Street Bridge files

Series consists of records pertaining to operation and maintenance of the Johnson Street Bridge. Includes correspondence, maintenance files, and cement test results.

Victoria (B.C.). Engineering Department

Budget estimates working papers

Series consists of records created in the process of estimating annual revenue and expenditures, as published in the bylaws comprising CR-0243 (budget estimates). Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, and spreadsheets.
There is a gap in this series for 1950.

Victoria (B.C.). Comptroller's Office

Capital Region Planning Board of British Columbia operational files

Series consists of records created as a result of the City of Victoria's participation in the Capital Region Planning Board.

This board was constituted in 1951 under Provincial legislation and served as an advisory board for regional planning until its functions were taken over by the Capital Regional District in the late 1960s.

The records include correspondence, memoranda, and reports pertaining to City planning, historical buildings, transportation, statistics, urban renewal, subdivisions and urban sprawl, street numbers and names, and parks.

Capital Region Planning Board of British Columbia

Victoria Athletic Commission operational files

Series consists of records pertaining to the regulation and supervision of wrestling and boxing matches in Victoria.

Includes wrestlers' licences (1973-1977), correspondence with City Council (1953-1976), general correspondence (1953-1976), investment receipts and statements ([ca. 1973-1976]), journal (1954-1976), minutes (1954-1975), programs (1959), and rules and regulations (1952-1972).
See bylaw 3723

Victoria (B.C.). Athletic Commission

Purchasing Department correspondence

Series consists of correspondence of the City Purchasing Agent.

Correspondence deals primarily with policy and procedures of the Purchasing Division with several special occasion files interfiled within.

Victoria (B.C.). Purchasing Department

City Manager's operational files 3

Series consists of records created by the City Manager under a filing system introduced in 1971. They pertain to virtually all areas of City activity.

Victoria (B.C.). City Manager's Office

Engineering Department letters received

Series consists of letters received by the Engineering Department from other City agencies and departments, other governments, and the private sector.

Victoria (B.C.). Engineering Department

Collector-Treasurer letterbook

Series consists of letters sent outward from the Collector-Treasurer, mainly in his capacity as Collector.

Victoria (B.C.). Collector-Treasurer's Office

Group 'A' Committee records

Series consists of agendas, minutes, and papers of this standing committee of Council, which dealt with matters of a financial nature.

There are a number of committees that reported to the Group 'A' Committee: the Finance Committee; the Health, Welfare and Personnel Committee; the Lands and Fire Wardens Committee; the Public Transportation Committee; and the Inter-municipal Committee.

Included in addition to the material of the Group 'A' Committee are agendas, minutes, and papers of the Finance Committee (CR-0026) and the Greater Victoria Intermunicipal Committee (CR-0027).

For an alphabetical index to the minutes of the Group 'A' Committee, see CR-0132.

Victoria (B.C.). Group "A" Committee

City Manager's operational files 1

Series consists of records created by the first City Manager. They pertain to virtually all areas of City activity.

Files are arranged primarily by subject within a sequential numerical scheme reflecting a general alphabetical order. Individual descriptions include original file numbers, which range from 1 to 329. Unnumbered files are described after those so numbered.

Victoria (B.C.). City Manager's Office

City Manager's operational files 2

Series consists of records created by the second City Manager. They pertain to virtually all areas of City activity. Earlier Manager's records are described in CR-0022 (predominantly 1950-1963), while later ones are described in CR-0124 (predominantly 1970-1977).

Victoria (B.C.). City Manager's Office

City Council communications received index

Series consists of an index to three series of letters inward: correspondence inward (CR-0011), communications received (CR-0012), and special correspondence inward (CR-0013).

The entries are arranged by received stamp number, and provide information on date of receipt, sender, and topic.

Victoria (B.C.). City Council

Special City Council correspondence inward

Series consists of letters received by the City Clerk from different City departments, community organizations, the federal and provincial governments, professional organizations, and municipalities throughout the world.

Although there are letters dating back to 1908, most of the material dates from the mid 1930's. There are two sequences of records within this series; the first ranging from the earliest material to the 1950s, and the second covering the 1950s through to 1973. This correspondence is arranged by subject and is filed either by received stamp number or chronologically. If the letter received originated within the City administration there will be no received stamp number, it will not be listed in the communications received index (CR-0014), and the file will be arranged chronologically. If the material received originated outside the City administration it will be arranged according to received stamp number and will be listed in the index.

Council meeting agendas, originally described as part of this series, were transferred to CR-0327 (Council Agendas) in 2006.

Victoria (B.C.). City Council

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