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Richard Plain fonds
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1972 - 2002 (Creation)
- Plain, Richard
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24 cm of textual records.
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Richard Plain served as mayor of St. Albert for two terms in 1974-1977 and in 2001-2004. Plain holds a doctorate and taught at the University of Alberta as an associate professor until his retirement in 2001. In 1979-1981, Plain was the chairman for the St. Albert Citizens Committee opposing Edmonton's proposal to annex St. Albert. For his work in this committee, Plain was named St. Albert's 1981 Citizen of the Year. Plain is married to Margaret Plain.
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Fonds consists of records created by Richard Plain in his two terms as mayor of St. Albert, as Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, and as the chair of the St. Albert Citizen's Committee. Records from his first term as mayor, 1974-1977, include Administration Committee minutes, Committee of the Whole minutes, St. Albert municipal planning commission minutes, correspondence, reports, and records pertaining to projects undertaken in his first term. Records from his tenure as professor include papers and reports he wrote. Records from the St. Albert Citizen's Committee include meeting minutes, newspaper clippings and collected reports. Records from his second term as mayor, 2001-2004, includes a report on poverty in St. Albert and St. Albert's Silver Anniversary celebration records.
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