1. Most files date from the advent of the District Council, November 1989, but a few start earlier, notably the Harbour Committee files which date from July 1988 when the City Council took over from the Harbour Board.
2. The last 6 items have not been fully processed, they will be after October 2001 when the final meetings of the current Council are transferred to the archives.
Agendas and supporting documents for council committee meetings. Also some boxes of documents relating to particular topics. (see notes)