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Township of Camden fonds
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10 m of textual records Numerous records have water and fire damage.
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The Township of Camden, Kent County, Ontario was incorporated under the terms of the Baldwin Act, Canada Statutes, 1849. As a lower tier, incorporated municipality, Camden had an elected Council consisting of a Reeve, Deputy Reeve and Councillors depending on population. Its responsibilites related largely to the delivery of services such as roads. It had the power to raise money through direct taxation on land and through the issue of debentures. Under the terms of Bill 26, the Savings and Restructuring Act, Camden was dissolved and incorporated into the new Municipality of Chatham-Kent, effective January 1, 1998.
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Fonds consists of Council Minutes, By-laws, Assessment Rolls, Tax Collectors Rolls and Ledgers.
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Records were tranferred from the Township of Camden office on January 1, 1998.
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Photocopy fees as per the corporate policy of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent are applicable.
No further accruals are expected.