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Minutes, October to December, 1966.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections: Board of Directors : minutes of meetings, which include the inaugural meeting of the newly formed Grand River Conservation Authority, October 4, 1966 and provide details concerning the election and appointment of officers; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Flood Control and Water Conservation Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Conservation Areas Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Conservation Services Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; and Forestry and Wildlife Advisory Board : minutes of meetings.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Columbia Street West Dam, Waterloo, Ontario : reinforced concrete culvert and dam fill : tender documents and specifications, May, 1966.

Consists of ts. tender documents prepared by the Grand River Conservation Commission for distribution to tenderers, concerning the construction of a reinforced concrete culvert and dam fill on the Columbia Street Dam, in the area of Laurel Creek, Waterloo, Ont. Includes blank contract agreement, tender form, instructions to bidders and specification.

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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.

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

Also present are following inserts : blueline drawings of the Laurel Creek Dam site prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd., and completed form of tender submitted by Len Ariss and Company Limited, Guelph, Ont.

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The Conservation Authorities Act : Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1960 : Chapter 62 : as amended by 1960-61, Chapter 10, 1961-62, Chapter 16, 1962-63, Chapter 20, 1966, Chapter, 22.

Consists of a printed booklet containing a Province of Ontario Statute titled : The Conservation Authorities Act, Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1960, Chapter 62.; includes amendments 1960-1966.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : brief on flood control and water conservation measures for the Grand River Watershed : draft, 1966.

Consists of ts. (photocopy) draft of a brief titled : Brief on Flood Control and Water Conservation Measures for the Grand River Watershed to the Government of Ontario, represented by the Honourable J.R. Simonett, Minister of Energy and Resources Management and The Government of Canada represented by the Honourable Jean-Luc Pepin, Minister of Mines and Technical Surveys, submitted by the Grand River Conservation Authority, August, 1966.

The brief presents a case for the need for additional flood control, pollution abatement and water conservation on the Grand River and its tributaries.

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Minutes, January to September, 1966.

Consists of ts. and ms. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : Advisory Board on Administration (Finance) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Conservation : minutes of meetings; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Forestry and Wildlife : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Kitchener-Waterloo Conservation Development : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; and
*minutes of meetings to appoint Board of Directors to the Grand River Conservation Authority, June-July, 1966.

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Administration : Flood Warning System

Series consists of materials relating to the planning and procedures and operation of the Grand River Conservation Authority Flood Warning System. Includes correspondence, reports, minutes of planning meetings, and flood warning messages and bulletins.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : McKenzie Creek : contract documents for the construction of the Victoria Mill Dam, Township of Townsend, Ontario.

Consists of ts. contact documents prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd., Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Authority concerning the construction of the Victoria Mill Dam on McKenzie Creek, Township of Townsend, Ont. Includes information for tenderers, forms of tender and agreements, genderal conditions and specifications. Also contains blueline soil stratigraphic charts prepared by William A. Trow & Associates. Inserted photocopies and carbon copies of a contract change order completed by Tidey Construction Co., Hamilton, Ont.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Grand River : report on Caledonia Dam : part 1 : appraisal of existing structure : draft.

Consists of ts.draft report prepared by Kilborn Engineering, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont for the Grand River Conservation Authority, concerning an appraisal of the Caledonia Dam, Caledonia, Ont. for rehabilitation or possible replacement. A history of the Caledonia Dam is included. Also present are photocopies of photographs and blueline drawings of the general plan of the Caledonia Dam.

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Contract documents for the construction of sewage stabilization pond and forcemain for Breslau Hotel.

Consists of ts. tender procedures and materials and construction specifications prepared by R.E.Winter & Associates Ltd., Toronto, Ont., for the Breslau Hotel, Breslau, Ont. regarding the construction of a sewage stabilization pond and forcemain. Includes blank contract agreement forms and blueline drawings.

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Minutes, 1967.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meeting : report, March 2, 1967;
Board of Directors : minutes of meetings; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Flood Control and Water Conservation Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Conservation Areas Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Forestry and Wildlife Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; and
*Sub-Committee on Cottage Development and Administration : Belwood Lake and Conestogo Lake Conservation Areas : minutes of meetings.

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Miscellaneous.

Consists of ts.(photocopy) excerpt from the Grand River Conservation Authority Annual Report concerning water control systems; ts.(photocopy) humour piece concerning the Glengowan Dam and Reservoir environmental assessment; and ts.(photocopy) Legislature of Ontario Debates, Thursday December 20, 1973.

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Lake Erie pipeline, 1967

Consists of a ts.(photocopy) report concerning an alternative or supplemental water supply from Lake Erie for the community of Brantford, Ont., prepared by N.A. Grandfield, P.Eng., General Manager and Secretary of the Brantford Public Utilities Commission for the Chairman and Members of the Brantford Public Utilities Commission, Janurary 27, 1967. Sections of the report have been underlined or otherwise marked.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Conestogo River : preliminary report on proposed Arthur Dam and Reservoir : draft.

Consists of ts. first draft of a preliminary report regarding a proposed dam on the Conestogo River at Arthur, Ontario, prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Authority. Includes 8 blueline drawings of the general location plan,dam and reservoir perpared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd.. Also includes 1 blueline drawing of soil profiles at the proposed Arthur dam site prepared by William Trow & Associates Ltd,

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Conestogo River : preliminary report on proposed Arthur Dam and Reservoir : revised draft.

Consists of ts. revised draft of a preliminary report regarding a proposed dam on the Conestogo River at Arthur, Ontario, prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Authority. Includes 12 blueline subsoil profiles and charts prepared by William Trow & Associates and 6 blueline drawings of the general location plan, dam and reservoir prepared by Kilborn Engineering Ltd.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : water control, 1967.

Consists of a binder containing materials relating to the operation and maintenance of water control structures employed in the Grand River Conservation Authority flood control and low flow augmentation systems. The binder is divided into the following sections : Work Programs, which includes photocopies of correspondence and budget statements regarding water control structures; Inspections, including reports and invoices for water control structure inspections for 1967; Regulations including instructions from the Ontario Department of Energy and Resources Management; and
*Reports, including photocopies of correspondence and reports on flood warning systems and water control structure maintenance.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Grand River : report on Caledonia Dam : part I : appraisal of existing structures : part II : design of new dam : draft.

Consists of ts. draft report concerning the appraisal of the existing Caledonia Dam and design of a proposed new dam on the Grand River in the Town of Caledonia, Ont., prepared by Kilborn Engineering, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Authority. Includes photocopies of photographs of the Caledonia Dam site, blueline drawings of the Caledonia Dam prepared by Kilborn Engineering and blueline soil stratigraphic charts prepared by William Trow & Associates.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Conestogo River : report on the main street bridge over the Conestogo River, Village of Drayton, County of Wellington, Ont.

Consists of a ts. report prepared by V.R. Astrop Ltd., Consulting Engineers, Ancaster, Ont. [on behalf of the Grand River Conservation Authority] for submission to Mr. A.R. Holmes, County Engineer, County of Wellington. The report concerns the feasibility of creating a new composite bridge over the Conestogo River at Drayton, to replace two existing bridges. Includes blueline plan, profile and elevation drawings prepared by V.R. Astrop Ltd.,

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Columbia Street West Dam, Waterloo, Ontario : reinforced concrete culvert and dam fill : tender.

Consists of ts. completed tender documents submitted by E.and E. Seegmiller Limited to the Grand River Conservation Authority regarding the construction of a reinforced concrete culvert and dam fill on Columbia Street West, Waterloo, Ont. Inserted are estimates of project costs by Ilmar Kao, GRCA and ts. (photocopies)correspondence and invoices.

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Shade's Mills Reservoir and Conservation Area, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, Ont. : addenda to appraisal report.

Consists of a spiral binder enclosing a blueline topographical property and an aerial photograph of the Shade's Mills Reservoir and Conservation Area, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, prepared by Peter E. Rhodes and Associates (Canada) Limited for inclusion with a property appraisal by Associated Property Appraisers Limited, Don Mills, Ont., for the Grand River Conservation Authority and the Province of Ontario.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Fairchild Creek : channel improvements at Powerline Road : preliminary engineering report.

Consists of ts. (photocopy) preliminary report prepared by J.M. Tomlinson and Associates Limited, Consulting Engineers, Burlington, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Authority regarding channel improvements to Fairchild Creek above Brantford, Ontario. Includes blueline drawing of the Fairchild Creek relatocation site plan prepared by J.M. Tomlinson and Associates Ltd., September, 1967.

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Minutes, 1968.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meeting : minutes, February 16, 1968; Board of Directors : minutes of meetings; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Water Control Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Conservation Areas Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Conservation Services Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; Forestry and Wildlife Advisory Board : minutes of meetings; and Conservation Edcuation Committee : minutes of meetings.

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Shade's Mills Reservoir : general contract : instructions to tenderers, forms, and specifications.

Consists of ts. instructions to tenderers, forms, specifications and performance and payment bond information for the construction of a reservoir at Shade's Mills, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, Ont., prepared by J.M. Tomlinson & Associates Limited, Consulting Engineers, for the Grand River Conservation Authority.

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Visual : Uncategorized Slides in Boxes

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.

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Luther Marsh slides : tray number 2.

Consists of slides of flora, fauna, farming and recreational activities at Luther Marsh and its surroundings, which were employed in a slide show. Identifications are provided on an ms. list on the interior lid of the slide tray; but many of those listed are not present. Includes slides of migratory birds, blue herons and their nesting grounds, various trees and plant life and crop harvesting.
According to the original GRCA listing, the slides were taken by Bill Miller.

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Shade's Mills Reservoir and Conservation Area, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, Ont. : appraisal report.

Consists of a ts. appraisal report regarding the Shade's Mills Reservoir and Conservation Area, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, prepared for the Grand River Conservation Authority by Associated Property Appraisers Limited, Don Mills. The document includes site plans.

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State of the Grand River CD Rom : working slides.

Contents:

  1. Elora Gorge (13 slides with code EG in hanging slide page);
  2. Flood : Guelph, May 1994 (17 slides with code FL in hanging slide page);
  3. Untitled [Boating] (19 slides with code BV in slide holder designed for 30 slides. Slides are individually numbered, 13 missing);
  4. Untitled (80 slides with assorted codes in 3 slide pages designed to hold 33 slides each; many missing);
  5. Untitled [Doon Pioneer Village] (20 slides in slide page designed to hold 21 slides);
  6. Suncor (13 slides in slide page designed to fit 15 slides);
  7. Elora Mill (7 slides in page designed to hold 12 slides);
  8. Ontario park (3 slides);
  9. Guelph (3 slides));
  10. Loose slides (2 slides: Belwood, Conestogo).

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Grand River Conservation Authority : Conestogo River : proposed channel improvements and composite bridge project in the Village of Drayton, Ont., 1968.

Consists a binder containing ts. materials relating to the construction of a composite bridge and the undertaking of channel improvement on the Conestogo River at Drayton, Ont. Includes correspondence to and from the Grand River Conservation Authority and provincial and municipal governments. Also includes photographs of the Conestogo River near Drayton, Ont., including views of the existing bridges.

Also present is a ts. (photocopy) report titled "Report on the Main Street Bridge over the Conestogo River, Village of Drayton, County of Wellington," by V.R. Astrop, Consulting Engineers, Ancaster, including blueline drawings of the proposed bridge. In addition, there are two blueline drawings of the channel improvement plan by an unidentified creator, possibly the GRCA.

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Shade's Mills Reservoir and Conservation Area, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, Ont. : appraisal report and addenda.

Consists of a ts. appraisal report regarding Shade's Mills Resevoir and Conservation Area, Township of North Dumfries, County of Waterloo, prepared for the Grand River Conservation Authority and the Government of Ontario, by L.J. Simmons, Senior Appraiser and R.T.C. Hilton, A.A.C.I, S.R.A, Ontario Land Economist, Manager of Appraisals, Associated Property Appraisers Limited, Don Mills, Ont.

The report includes site plans of the Shade's Mills Reservoir and Conservation Area; the addenda consists of 9 aerial photographs of the site and a report titled, "Forest product evaluation : Shade's Mills Conservation Area, Grand River Conservation Authority," by C.J.R. Wilde, R.P.F., Consulting Professional Forester for Associated Property Appraisers Limited.

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Flood inquiry, May, 1974.

Consists of background materials assembled by the Grand River Conservation Authority for presentation at the hearings of the Ontario Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Grand River Flood, May, 1974. Primarily contains ts. (photocopy and original) correspondence between the Grand River Conservation Authority and federal, provincial and municipal governments concerning flood control programs and projects, including dams and reservoirs, on the Grand River and its tributaries. A large proportion of the correspondence is concerned with matters of funding.

Inserted in the file are : a Kitchener-Waterloo Record article titled : Flood wiped out pair's $10,000 dream, May 6, 1972; and a Regional Municipality of Waterloo pamphlet titled : Flood Warning System, amended March 20, 1980.

The following ms. note is inscribed on the folder : "Do not take apart: file assembled for Flood Inquiry, May, 1974."

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Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

File consists of one photograph showing members of the Grand River Conservation Foundation.

Left to right: Betty Schneider, Laverne Asmussen, James Sare, Donald Noble, Hector Stewart, Robert Haworth, Jim Robinson, Jim Bauer. Identification from verso.

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Damage studies found in various GRCA commissioned reports.

Consists of a binder of ts.(photocopy) materials relating to flood damage evaluation and control which is both generic and specific to the the Grand River Basin. Includes copies of reports on floodline mapping and water control structures commissioned by the GRCA, Province of Ontario studies of flood plain management, and GRCA reports on flood damages on the Grand River Watershed.

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