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Item : MAP 343.01 - Plan of district lot boundaries, City of Vancouver, B.C.

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Plan of district lot boundaries, City of Vancouver, B.C.

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COV-S303-MAP 343-: MAP 343.01

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Scale [ca. 1:75,000]

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  • [Dec. 1934?] (Creation)
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    Vancouver (B.C.). Office of the City Engineer

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1 map : photo-mechanical reproduction ; 21 x 26 cm

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(1886-)

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The creation of the position of City Engineer was required by bylaw #1. In addition to their other responsibilities, early City Engineers advised the Board of Works with what projects were necessary and presented them with recommendations on tenders. The Engineer also supervised an assistant engineer who carried out surveys, a street inspector, and the city’s scavengers who performed refuse collection.

The Office of the City Engineer received and sent correspondence on behalf of his divisions for certain matters (particularly in the early years, when the “City Engineer” and “Engineering Department” were nearly synonymous), produced manuals, reports, and publications; and otherwise contained documents which were directed to or emanated from the position of City Engineer proper.

From time to time, the City Engineer would be involved with special committees, such as the Metric Conversion Committee from 1977-1979.

The following individuals have served as City Engineer (from 1995, the City Engineer was also referred to as “General Manager” of the then renamed Engineering Services):
• John P. Lawson, 1886-1890;
• Henry B. Warren, 1890-1891;
• Thomas H. Tracy, 1891-1905;
• William A. Clement, 1905-1911;
• Frederick L. Fellowes, 1911-1924;
• Charles Brakenridge, 1924-1946;
• Charles A. Battershill, 1946-1949;
• John C. Oliver, 1949-1956;
• Randolph M. Martin, 1956-1971;
• Gordon H. Lawson, 1971-1974;
• William H. Curtis, 1974-1991;
• David Rudberg, 1991-[2004]
• Tom Timm, [2004]-2010
• Peter Judd, 2010 -

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Item is a map of Vancouver showing district lot boundaries.

The map identifies First Nations reserves, the University Endowment Lands, Stanley Park, Old Granville Townsite and Hastings Townsite. On the verso of the map is a legend indicating the colours used on the maps in this file to define areas of tax sale property for sale, no water, street widening - drainage, replotting, reserved school, reserved park, sundry, capital assets (except schools and parks), schools, and parks.

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ftp://webftp.vancouver.ca/archives/MAPS-TIFF/MAP343.01.tif

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  • MD5: CE03C070E24BB5B42EDBD32C62F140F3
  • Size: 34561272 bytes

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L.194

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2016-06-07

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Canada

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  • Box: 520-A-02