Fonds RG-3 - City of Edmonton. Assessors' Department

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City of Edmonton. Assessors' Department

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CA EDM RG-3

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66 cm textual records and other material

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(1892-1988)

Administrative history

The City Assessor’s Department was responsible for raising the funds necessary for basic municipal services through the collection of taxes.
Beginning in 1955 the department was also responsible for administering the various licenses required by the City, including licenses for businesses, dogs, and mobile homes, and for collecting data for the census and voters’ lists.
In 1976 the tax collection function was moved to the Finance Department, and in 1988 the remainder of the Assessment Department was absorbed by the Finance Department as well.

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This fonds contains the records of the City Assessor’s Department and its predecessor body, the Office of the City Assessor, including correspondence, forms, and tax assessment and tax collector’s rolls.

An order has been imposed on the material, the arrangement includes 2 series: Administrative Records and Assessment Records.

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This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives between 1972 and 2009. It came directly from the office of origin, as well as through the Corporate Records Centre.

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This fonds also includes 272 ledgers, 3 photographs (EA-308), and 3 maps (EAM-485, EAM-486).

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