First RM Council

The first meeting of the Rural Municipality council was held in the Lac du Bonnet School House.

Some interesting items from their notes include:

  • By-Law 3 - borrow $3,000 to carry on business.
  • By-Law 4 - restraining the running-at-large of bulls over six months and colts over nine months of age.
  • Motion passed that Andy Kalnin be authorized to inspect and locate a road between the Winnipeg River and Lee River.
  • Motion to write the CPR to make arrangements for a crossing and dockage site at the foot of Third Street.
  • John Duncan McArthur pays Lac du Bonnet’s first municipal taxes for the brick plant and sawmill to the sum of $709.67.
  • Purchase the building and land on Lot # 20 Block # 2 in the Village of Lac du Bonnet for $600 to be used as the Municipal Hall. (Third Street).
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