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City of Calgary. Finance Department fonds
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the fonds.
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- City of Calgary. Finance Department
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217.22 m of textual records. -- 1299 microfilm reels. -- 672 ledgers
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A number of offices have carried out various financial functions for The City of Calgary since its incorporation. Most of these were stipulated in the North-West Municipal Ordinance No. 4 of 1884. Section 67 of the 1884 Ordinance stated: "At its first or subsequent meeting the Council shall pass a by-law for the appointment of a Treasurer, Assessor, Collector, Auditor, Road- overseers, Pound-keepers and constables, and fix their remuneration." It was left to the discretion of Council whether of not to combine the functions of the Assessor and (Tax) Collector. The duties of the Assessor and regulations regarding assessment were described in Sections 70 through 101 conclusive, while those of the Collector were outlined in sections 102 through 114 inclusive. The responsibilities of the Auditor(s) were outlined in sections 124 through 126 inclusive.;For more information regarding the City of Calgary, Finance Department administrative history, please link to the City of Calgary Archives homepage and click on the "fonds level descriptions" link.
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For more information regarding the City of Calgary, Finance Department scope/content information, please link to the City of Calgary Archives homepage and click on the "fonds level descriptions" link.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records were transferred either directly from the City of Calgary, Finance Department or from the Civic Records Centre in several separate transfers.
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- The material is in English.
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Restrictions on access
In accordance with The City of Calgary's policy on Access to Municipal Information, records more than twenty-five years old are available for public use unless otherwise restricted. Records which are less than twenty-five years old are available for public use unless otherwise restricted by legislation. Please see the City of Calgary Archives Policies and Procedures Manual for further information regarding access to records.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
A descriptive finding aid is available at the City of Calgary Archives.
Accruals are expected.
The City of Calgary Archives may have reference material which may be associated to the fonds. All textual records are in closed storage. To view records please contact the City of Calgary Archives.<br><br>
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- City of Calgary. Finance Department (Subject)