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Halifax (N.S.: County). Joint Board of Health and Executive Committee minutes
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- Halifax (N.S.: County). Board of Health
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0.1 cm of textual records
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The Board of Health, which existed 1911-1996, was established under the Public Health Act. The Board met at least once a month with additional meetings as required. It dealt with health hazards, private sewage disposal systems, the granting of licenses to sell food, and other matters related to public health.
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The Executive Committee, which existed 1880-1996, had these responsibilities:
- to prepare a budget;
- to consider projects;
- to examine spending;
- to distribute work to appropriate committees;
- to report on ways of raising money; and
- to report on the regulation and licensing of trades.
It was also known as the Finance Committee and as the Finance and Executive Committee.
By-Law No. 3: The Committees and Boards By-Law. Halifax (N.S.: Municipality of the County) Section 6.1. 9 August 1972.
By-Law No. 3: The Committees and Boards By-Law. Halifax (N.S.: Municipality of the County) Sections 5 and 6. December 1979.
A By-Law to Amend By-Law No. 3: The Committees and Boards By-Law. Halifax (N.S.: Municipality of the County) 14 June 1984.
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Sub-series consists of the minutes of joint meetings of the County of Halifax Board of Health and Executive Committee.
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These materials were transferred from HRM's Municipal Clerk's Office in 2005.