The records of the City of Vaughan Council and its predecessor bodies were generated between 1849-2014. They were subsequently placed in the custody of the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer/Office of the City Clerk in 1968 in compliance with the Municipal Act, wherein the City Clerk is designated as keeper of the records.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of records that reflect the functions and activities of Council as a legislative and regulatory body in legal matters, taxation, justice and public protection, education, public health and welfare, finance, public accountability and planning. Records include, but are not limited to: working papers, minutes and resolutions, by-laws, reports to Council, and Court of Revision Records. The fonds chronicles Council activities and functions, and documents decisions and deliberations, and relationship with the civic administration, the Province of Ontario, the County of York, the Village of Woodbridge before 1971, and the Regional Municipality of York after 1971.