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Halifax (N.S.: County). Joint Welfare and Executive Committees minutes
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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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The Welfare Committee, which existed 1952-, later called the Social Assistance Committee, reported to Council on: the condition of insane patients; the condition of the poor; the condition of jails and their prisoners; prison farms; and all local hospitals, welfare homes, asylums, and clinics maintained by the County. The Committee met at least once a month and sometimes met as often as 2-3 times a month. Separate meetings were held to deal with three of the Committee's primary responsibilities: the County Jail, Ocean View Municipal Home (later Ocean View Manor), and the County Hospital. By 1960 responsibility for the County Hospital appears to have been transferred to the Halifax County Hospital Management Board, which consisted of County councillors and provincial government representatives. Responsibility for Ocean View Manor was similarly transferred to a Board of Management ca. 1969. responsibility for the County Hospital appears to have
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Sub-series consists of the minutes of joint meetings of the County of Halifax Welfare and Executive Committees.
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These materials were transferred from HRM's Municipal Clerk's Office in 2005.