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

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City of Edmonton. Assessors' Department fonds

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City Assessor's and Tax Collector's Department; Assessment Department

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83 cm textual records and other material

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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, which are as follows:

  • Series 1: Administrative Records
  • Series 2: 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.


The material was arranged based on the filing system of the creator.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-308.

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  • English

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Some material in Series 2 - Assessment is restricted.

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Copyright may apply.
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Accession numbers: A76-43, A77-41, A77-47, A77-52, A78-1, A78-24, A78-128, A79-136, A80-32, A92-101, A92-104, A96-14, A2004-42, A2007-159, A2009-53

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This fonds also includes 272 ledgers, 3 photographs, and 5 maps.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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