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Dartmouth (N.S.) Council minutes

Subseries consists of minutes of regular and special council meetings, which were taken by the Town/City Clerk. At regular meetings, the minutes of preceding Council Meetings were read, corrected and confirmed. The reading was not necessary if the Minutes were previously circulated. Council minutes for some periods also contain the submissions for that meeting, as well as signed oaths of office and signed resolutions.<p>Council had In-Camera meetings on confidential matters from 1966 to 1995. The minutes for in-camera sessions were kept separately as a distinct group of records.

City Council in camera reports

Subseries consists of the in camera reports of the Dartmouth City Council.
In 1995, Council approved an in camera meetings policy specifying the following matters would be discussed at in camera sessions of Committee of the Whole Council:<br>1. Personnel matters.<br>2. Labour relations or employee negotiations.<br>3. Litigation or potential litigation affecting the City, including discussions/advice to establish the stretegy for the City's position.<br>5. Intergovernmental relations and negotiations.<br>6. A matter that, if the information becomes public, may be prejudicial to any economic advantage of the City, including the preliminary stages of negotiation with industry which proposes to locate within the City.<br>7. Any similar matter that it is determined by two-thirds vote of the members of City Council present that the public interest requires that discussion of such matter not be held in public at that time.

Dartmouth (N.S.) Committee of the Whole minutes

The Chairman at Council Meetings could move that the Council go into Committee of the Whole to discuss Committee and Commission reports. Each item in reports were then open for discussion and when all items were dealt with, the Chairman could move the adoption of the report with amendments, if there were any. Committee of the Whole meetings were recorded as separate meetings. They are not indexed and are arranged chronologically.

Dartmouth (N.S.) Council submissions

Subseries consists of reports, petitions, correspondence plans and other documents that made up the agenda package submitted to Council prior to its meetings. Agendae and copies of City Council and Committee-of-the-Whole minutes are often included in the meeting file. <p>Submissions from 1893 and 1894 do not contain minutes or agendas, but consist of an incomplete set of reports and memoranda submitted to council for those years. Most submissions prior to 1966 were bound with the Minutes (see sub-series 101-1A). Between 1972 and 1985, some submissions were filed with the minutes. In 1990, the City Solicitor recommended to the City Clerk-Treasurer that agendas (including submissions to Council) older than 5 years could be destroyed. This may explain why agenda packages containing council submissions are missing for some years.

Dartmouth (N.S.). City of Dartmouth by-laws

Subseries consists of the by-law register or files, including true copies of by-laws and published notices. Council acted in the exercise of its powers and duties by resolution or by by-law. When Dartmouth became a city in 1961, the Town By-laws continued to apply until they were altered, amended or repealed. By-laws had to be read in Council three times before they could be voted through by a majority. Except when otherwise indicated by the City Charter, by-laws came into effect 15 days after they were published.

Dartmouth (N.S.). resolutions

Council acted in the exercise of its powers and duties by resolution or by by-law. Starting in 1981 up until 1990, the City Clerk kept all resolutions approved by Council separately. Pre-1981 and post-1990, resolutions were included within and attached to the Council Minutes (see sub-series 102-1A). Sub-series is arranged chronologically by year.

Dartmouth (N.S.). Town of Dartmouth by-laws

Subseries consists of the original, signed by-laws passed by the Town of Dartmouth, as well as publication notices and printed booklets of Town By-laws concerning building from 1892, 1921-1961. The Town Council could amend or create new by-laws by resolution and these resolutions were kept with the Council Minutes (see sub-series 102-1A). When Dartmouth became a city in 1961, the Town By-laws continued to apply until they were altered, amended or repealed. <p> By-laws had to be read in Council three times before they could be voted through by a majority.

City Council Temporary Borrowing Resolutions

Subseries consists of temporary borrowing resolutions (TBRs) by City Council and approved by the Mayor and the Minister of Municipal Affairs. Temporary Borrowing Resolutions authorized Council to borrow money on a temporary basis to fund capital projects. Sub-series also contains some correspondence related to the resolutions, and files relating to the management of Dartmouth's long-term debt.

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