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Publicity : Clippings : Originals : Small Scrapbooks 1961-1974

Series consists of spiral-bound volumes and scrapbooks of original and photocopies of newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Grand River Conservation Commission, Grand Valley Conservation Authority and Grand River Conservation Authority. The materials are organized chronologically; scrapbooks of clippings devoted to particular events such as floods on the Grand River are present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Minutes, 1961.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections :
General Meetings (Annual Meeting is not specifically identified in this volume); Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules an Procedures : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Use (includes Whiteman Creek Advisory Board and Water Conservation Advisory Board) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings;
Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings; and Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : report on Breslau Dam and Community Pond, Breslau, Ont.

Consists of ts.report for tenderers regarding the reconstruction of a spillway section of the Breslau Community Pond and Mill Dam, Breslau, Ont. prepared by the Ontario Department of Commerce and Development. The report notes that the Breslau dam was broken out during Hurrican Hazel in October, 1954. Includes background report, information to bidders, forms of tender and agreement, general contract conditions and clauses and specifications.

Also present are blueline drawings of the general arrangement, plans, elevations and sections of the Breslau Dam and Community Pond prepared by the Ontario Department of Commerce and Development, February 28, 1961.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Rockwood Conservation Area : general contract for the construction of a dam on the Eramosa River at Rockwood, Ont. : draft, July 14, 1961.

Consists of ts. draft of tender specifications prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Consulting Engineers for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, regarding the construction of a dam on the Eramosa River, Rockwood, Ont. Includes correspondence and blueline drawings.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : report on proposed Guelph Dam and Reservoir : draft.

Consists of ts. (carbon copy) report concerning a proposed dam and reservoir on the Speed River upstream from the City of Guelph, Ontario, prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Consulting Engineers for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority. Includes soil stratigraphic charts and graphs, and 2 blueline drawings of the general plan of the reservoir and dam by R.K. Kilborn & Associates.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : footage : Pond construction, Elora ; Rockwood, Pinehurst, Byng ; Tree planting / Summit Film Productions [for the Grand River Conservation Authority.]

Notes on film contents are contained in canister. The film is a composite of original colour footage selected [in 1977] but not used by Summit Film Productions in the creation of a film titled : GRCA Prologue, May 12, 1978.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Minutes, 1962.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meetings : minutes, which also includes a list of GVCA regulations made under the Conservation Authorities Act (Annual Meeting is not specifically identified in this volume); Executive Committee : minutes of meetings;
Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedures : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Use (includes Water Conservation Advisory Board) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings;
Advisory Board on Whiteman-Kenny-Horner Creek : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings; Minutes of Joint Meeting of the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Grand Valley Conservation Commission, February 8, 1962; and Advisory Board on Fish and Wildlife : minutes of meetings.

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Minute Book no. 9, September 30, 1962 to December 31, 1964.

Contains ts.(mimeographed) minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission pasted into a bound volume. Includes minutes of annual meetings of the GRCC, 1963-1964.
Also present are correspondence, reports, audited financial statements and site and architectural drawings of the GRCC headquarters at the Shand Dam site, January 15, 1963.

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Fairchild Creek : Harrisburg Reservoir : brief.

Brief containing a description of the catchment area, rainfall and soils for the proposed Harrisburg Reservoir on Fairchild Creek, near Harrisburg, Ont, prepared by Philips & Roberts Ltd., Consulting Engineers, Burlington, Ont. Inserted : a blueline map of the City of Brantford : Land use study of city and surrounding area, which shows the site of the proposed reservoir.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Whiteman Creek Project : development project.

Photocopied report on the Whiteman Creek Development Project presented to the Agricultural Rehabilitation and Development Branch, Ontario Department of Agriculture, by the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, January, 1963. Also includes 2 blackline maps of the Whiteman Creek Watershed.

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Executive Committee : minutes, July 19, 1963 to July 25, 1965.

Contains ts.(mimeographed) minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee of the Grand River Conservation Commission pasted into a bound volume.
Also present are copies of a press release dated August 31, 1965 concerning the amalgamation of the Grand River Conservation Commission and Grand Valley Conservation Authority; budget estimates; organizational chart dated January 1, 1964 showing the administrative and organizational structure of the GRCC; and staff list.

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Visual : Slides by Category : Land Use

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Minutes, 1963.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meetings : minutes (Annual Meeting is not specifically identified in this volume); Executive Committee : minutes of meetings;
Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Use (includes Water Conservation) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Whiteman Creek : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation (referred to as Conservation Areas Advisory Board on section tab) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Kitchener-Waterloo Conservation Development : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings; and

*Advisory Board on Dunnville Dams and Weirs : minutes of meetings.

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Grand River Conservation Commission : tour, July 10, 1963 : showing reservoirs and member muncipalities.

Consists of ts.(photocopy) background documentation and statistical materials which appear to have accompanied a tour of Grand River Conservation Commission sites, conducted on July 10, 1963. The materials include a map which shows reservoirs and member municipalities of the Grand River Conservation Commission.

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Grand River conservation lands study : first draft.

Consists of a ts. (carbon copy) corrected draft report on the existing state and future development of conservation lands managed by the Grand Valley Conservation Authority / [by] C. Edward Spearin, August 21, 1964. Includes photographs and blueline maps of GVCA conservation lands in the Paris-Brantford, Kitchener and Galt-Preston areas.

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Grand River Conservation Commission : information meeting, March 20, 1964.

Consists of a ts. (photocopy) information package probably distributed in conjunction with an information meeting of the Grand River Conservation Commission, March 20, 1964 concerning the proposed Ayr and Montrose dams and reservoirs. The package provides an overview of the purpose and responsibilities of the Grand River Conservation Commission together with statistical information and maps.

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Plan for flood control and water conservation in the Grand River Watershed : submitted to the Government of Ontario represented by the Honourable J.R. Simonett, Minister, the Department of Energy and Resources Management, and the Government of Canada represented by the Honourable Arthur Laing, Minister of Northern Affairs and Natural Resources / by the Grand River Conservation Commission, June, 1964.

Consists of a ts.brief (iii, 48 p.) prepared by the Grand River Conservation Commission to demonstrate to federal and provincial authorities the need for proposed multi-purpose reservoirs and other control work the Grand River Watershed.

Includes blackline maps of proposed reservoir catchment areas in Ayr and West Montrose, Ont. and flood stage maps of the cities of Brantford, Paris and Galt, Ont., prepared by J.M. Tomlinson & Associates Ltd, Consulting Engineers, January, 1964. Also present are photographs of floodwaters in the Grand River Watershed at Brantford, Galt and Paris, March 20-22,1948.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Minutes, 1964.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections :
General Meetings : minutes, which includes Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Annual Meeting : minutes, February 27, 1964; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Use (includes Water Conservation) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recereation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Kitchener-Waterloo Conservation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings; and Advisory Board on Dunville Dam and Weirs : minutes of meetings.

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Flood bulletin, 1966-68.

Consists of materials relating to flood emergency preparedness and warnings issued by the Grand River Conservation Authority. Includes ts.(mimeograph) flood advisory bulletins concerning spring run-off, issued by the Grand River Conservation Commission on April 8, 1964 and March 30, 1965, and ts.(photocopy) flood advisory bulletin issued by the GRCA on March 30, 1965. Also contains ts. (photocopy) list of emergency contact personnel and circular letter to municipalities issued by the Ontario Department of Energy and Resource Management concerning flood monitoring.

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Plan for flood control and water conservation in the Grand River Watershed : submitted to the Government of Ontario represented by the Honourable J.R. Simonett, Minister, the Department of Energy and Resources Management, and the Government of Canada represented by the Honourable Arthur Laing, Minister of Northern Affairs and Natural Resources.

Consists of a ts.brief prepared by the Grand River Conservation Commission to demonstrate to federal and provincial authorities the need for proposed multi-purpose reservoirs and other control work the Grand River Watershed.

Includes four blackline maps of proposed reservoir catchment areas in Ayr and West Montrose, Ont. and flood stage maps of the cities of Brantford, Paris and Galt, Ont., prepared by J.M. Tomlinson & Associates Ltd, Consulting Engineers, January, 1964. Also present are photographs of floodwaters in the Grand River Watershed at Brantford, Galt and Paris, March 20-22,1948.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : preliminary study on proposed Hespler Conservation Dam on the Speed River, Township of Guelph, Wellington County, Ont.

Consists of ts. (photocopy) preliminary study of subsoil and foundations conditions on the site of the proposed Hespeler Conservation Dam on the Speed River, Township of Guelph, Wellington County, Ont., prepared by William A. Trow & Associates Ltd., Weston, Ont. for R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Toronto, Ont. on behalf of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority.

Includes photographs of the damsite which have been pasted into the study and 1 blueline drawing prepared by William A. Trow & Associates Ltd., titled : Inverted Subsoil Stratigraphy, which includes a site plan of the proposed Hespeler conservation dam,

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Minute Book no. 10, January 1, 1965 to February 18, 1966.

Contains ts. (mimeographed) minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission pasted into a bound volume. Includes minutes of annual meetings of the GRCC, 1965- 1966. Also includes booklet titled Annual Reports 1965 containing ts. annual reports of the chairman, secretary-treasurer and chief forester.
Also present are memoranda, reports and audited financial statements.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Minutes, 1965.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections :
General Meetings : minutes, which includes Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Annual Meeting : minutes, February 16, 1965; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings, which includes an Amalgamation Proposal for the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Grand Valley Conservation Commission ; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Planning : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Conservation Services : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Whiteman Creek : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Conservation Areas : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Kitchener-Waterloo Conservation Development : minutes of meetings; and Advisory Board on Forestry and Wildlife : minutes of meetings.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : MacKenzie Creek : contract documents for the construction of the Courtnage Mill Dam, Township of Townsend, Ontario : draft.

Consists of ts. draft contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, regarding the construction of the Courtnage Mill Dam on MacKenzie Creek in the Township of Townsend, Ont. Includes information for tenderers, forms of tender and contract agreements, general conditions and specifications. Also includes blueline soil stratigraphic charts prepared by William A. Trow & Associates Ltd.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Baden Creek : preliminary report on channel improvements.

Consists of ts. preliminary report prepared by Kilborn Engineering, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, regarding channel improvements to the Baden Creek, Baden, Ont. Includes blueline drawing of the Baden Creek channel improvements prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd., August, 1965.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Laurel Creek : contract documents for the construction of Laurel Creek Dam and Reservoir, Township of Waterloo, Ont. : draft.

Consists of ts.draft contract documents for the construction of a dam and reservoir on Laurel Creek in the Township of Waterloo, Ont., prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority. Includes instructions to tenderers, forms of tenders and agreements, contract conditions, and specifications. Also contains photocopies of soil stratigraphic graphs and charts of the Laurel Creek Dam site.

Inserted are : blueline drawings of the Laurel Creek Dam, prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd.; and cover letter from Kilborn Engineering to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority.

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Board Minutes : Grand River Conservation Authority

Series consists of the following : Grand River Conservation Authority Board of Directors : minutes of meetings; General Membership : minutes of meetings, which also occurs under the name, General Meetings : minutes, and includes the minutes of the Annual Meetings of the Grand River Conservation Authority; Executive Committee : minutes of meeting.

Also present are minutes of meetings of various advisory boards and miscellaneous committees whose names vary over time. Since 1995, the minutes of meetings of the Planning and Operations Committee, and Administration, Finance and Personnel Committee, respectively, are included.

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