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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
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Title Chapter 101_page_146
Description 46 LAWS OF UTAH. 1 CHAPTER CI. An ACT to incorporate American Fork City, Utah County. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory ¦of Utah: That all that district of Utah County embraced in the following boundaries,' to wit: beginning at a point one mile east of the southeast corner of the public square of the present town plot.on the American Fork, thence north to the southeast bank of American Fork creek, thence northeasterly along the bank of said creek to the mouth of the canon, thence west to the northeast corner of Lehi City Incorporation, thence south to Utah Lake, thence easterly and southerly along the shore of said Lake to a point directly south of the place of beginning, thence north to the place of beginning, shall be known and designated as American Fork City; and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic by the name aforesaid, and shall have perpetual succession, and may have and use a common seal, which they may change and alter at pleasure. Sec. 2.-The inhabitants of said city, by the name and style aforesaid, shall have power to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to defend and be defended in all Courts of law and equity and in all actions whatsoever; to purchase, receive and hold property, real and personal, in said city, and to purchase, receive and hold real property beyond the city for burying-grounds or other public purposes for the use of the inhabitants of said city; to sell, lease, convey or dispose of property, real and personal, for the benefit of said city; to improve and protect such property, and to do all other things in relation thereto, as natural persons. Sec. 3.-There shall be a City Council to consist of a Mayor, two Aldermen and three Councilors, who shall have the qualifications of electors of said city, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall hold their office for two years, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. The City Council shall judge of the qualifications, elections and returns of their own members, and a majority of them shall form a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, under such penalties as may be prescribed by ordinance. v, Sec. 4.-The Mayor, Aldermen and Councilors, before entering upon the duties of their offices, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation that they will support the Constitution of the United States and the laws of this Territory, and that they will well and truly perform the duties of their offices to the best of their skill and ability. Sea 5.-An election, for the election of one Mayor, two Alderman and three Councilors, shall be held on the second Monday of February, 1863; and every two years thereafter, and shall be held, conducted and returns thereof made in such manner as shall be provided for by the ordinances of the City Council. Sec. 6.-All free white male inhabitants who are of the age of eighteen years, who are entitled to vote for Territorial officers, and who shall have been actual residents of said city sixty days next preceding said election, shall be entitled to vote for city officers. Sec. 7.-The City Council shall have authority annually to assess, collect and expend the nedessary tax for roads, streets, schools and other public purposes, and regulate aud control the same within the city, and may enforce the payment of said tax by law; and the inhabitants of the city shall be exempt from all other assessments for road and school purposes, except on such property as they may possess outside of the city: Provided, that nothing herein shall be so construed as to effect, or infringe upon any tax assessed or authorized by any enactment of the Governor and Legislative Assembly. Sec. 8.-The City Council shall have power to appoint a Recorder, Treasurer, Assessor and Collector, Marshal and Supervisor of Streets. They shall also have power to appoint all such other officers by ordinance, as may be necessary, define the duties of all city officers, and remove them from office at pleasure. Sec. 9.-The City Council shall have power to require of all officers, appointed in pursuance of this act, bonds with penalty and security, for the faithful performance of their respective duties, such as may be deemed expedient; and also to require all officers, appointed as aforesaid, to take an oath for the faithful performance of the duties of their respective offices. Sec. 10.-The City Council shall have power and authority to make, ordain, establish and execute all such ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or the laws of this Territory as they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulation, convenience and cleanliness of said city, for the protection of tproperty therein, from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness thereof. They shall have powerVto fill all vacancies that may happen, by
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717108
Reference URL