Fonds - Village of Erieau fonds

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Village of Erieau fonds

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  • 1917-1997 (Creation)

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3 m of textual records Some Assessment Rolls have been damaged by water.

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The Village of Erieau, Kent County, Ontario was incorporated under the terms of the Baldwin Act, Chapter 81, Canada Statutes, 1849. As an incorporated, lower tier municipality, Erieau had an elected Council consisting of a Reeve and Councillors depending on population. It responsibilites related largely to upkeep of the local roads and delivery of services such as water and hydro. It had the power to raise money through direct taxation on land and issue of debentures. Under the terms of Bill 26, the Savings and Restructuring Act, 1996, Erieau was amalgamated into the new Municipality of Chatham-Kent, effective January 1, 1998.

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Fonds consists of the following series: Council Minutes, 1938-1997 By-laws, 1917-1997 Assessment Rolls, 1938-1997 Tax Collectors Rolls, 1938-1997 General Ledgers

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Records were transferred from the Village of Erieau office on January 1, 1998.


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Photocopy fees as per the corporate policy of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent are applicable.

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Numerical By-law Index

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No further accruals are expected.

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