Series GRS0762 - GEELONG WEST CITY COUNCIL - City Engineer's Correspondence & Reports

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GEELONG WEST CITY COUNCIL - City Engineer's Correspondence & Reports


  • 1963 - 1989 (Creation)

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(1875 - 1993)

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Geelong West was created a Borough on 29 May 1875. It was subdivided into three wards on 26 February 1897. It was proclaimed a Town on 22 March 1922. It was redefined, a portion of Corio Shire (Moorpanyal Riding) being severed and annexed on 9 December 1926, as the fourth ward. It was declared and proclaimed a City on 8 and 17 April 1929 respectively. Local Government Reform Geelong West City was amalgamated with the City of Greater Geelong by the City of Greater Geelong Act 1993 on 18 May 1993. This occurred as part of a statewide program of local government reform enacted between 1993 and 1995. The reform process reduced the number of councils from 210 to 78.

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Function / Content Letter books were the means by which copies of correspondence despatched from the office were retained for future reference. In July 1987 the title of the City Engineer was changed to Director of Technical Services. Recordkeeping System This series is arranged in chronological order. Correspondence within the letter books is also arranged in chronological order. Correspondence within the letter books is arranged in chronological order by the date the letters were sent. The letter books are indexed by addressee.

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VPRS 15425

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