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Public Property: Communications

[Record group 82-4]
Alternative/Former Names
Electrical Bureau

Agency Function
The Communications Division has the responsibility for the following:
1. Engineering Unit - Provide technical support and specifications for all communications projects.
2. Telephone Service Unit - Processes all requests for the installation, repair and removal of telephones as well as the review of all telephone invoices.
3. Switchboard - Processes all incoming and outgoing calls.
4. Radio operations - Repairs mobile radios, sirens, walkie-talkies, CCTV and laser equipment.

Agency History

Archival Records
82-4.1 Municipal Telephone Directories (1952, 1968, 1970-1972, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1984, 1987-1989)

82-4.2 Plans (8 November 1955 - 24 April 1958)

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