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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 93_page_121
Description LAWS OP UTAH. 121 Sec. 6.-All subsequent elections held under this act shall be held, conducted and returns thereof made as may be provided for by ordinance of the City Council. Sec. 7.-The City Council shall be judge of the qualifications, elections and returns of their own members; and a majority of them shall form a quorum to do business, shall determine the rules of their own proceedings and shall meet at such time and place as they may direct; the Mayor shall preside when present and have a casting vote; and in the absence of the Mayor any Aldermen present may be appointed to preside over said meeting. Sec. 8.-The City Council may hold stated meetings; and special meetings may be called by the Mayor or any two Aldermen, by notice to each of the members of said council, served personally, or left at their usual places of abode. Sec. 9.-The City Council shall have power to appoint a Marshal, Recorder, (who shall be the Auditor of public Accounts) Treasurer, Assessor, and Collector, Supervisor of Streets, Surveyor, an Attorney, a Sexton, a Sealer of Weights and Measures and all such other officers as maybe necessary; define their duties, remove them from office at pleasure and fix and establish the fees of all officers, jurors and witnesses. Sec. 10.-All officers elected in accordance with the fourth section of this act may be removed for cause from such office by a vote of two-thirds of the City Council, and shall be furnished with the charges and have an opportunity to be heard in his defence; and the Council shall have power to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of papers when necessary. Sec. 11.-When a vacancy shall happen by the death, resignation or removal of any . officer, such vacancy may be filled by the City Council; and every person elected or appointed to any office under this act shall, before he enters upon the duties thereofr take and subscribe an oath or affirmation that he will snpport the Constitution of the United States, the laws of this Territory and the ordinances of the city, and that he will well and truty perform all the duties of his office to the best of his knowledge and ability, and he may be required to give bonds as shall be prescribed by City Ordinances, which oath and bond shall be filed with the City Recorder. Sec. 12.-The City Council shall have power to divide the city into Wards and specify the boundaries thereof; and when necessary create additional Wards and add to the number of Aldermen and Councilors, and proportion them among the several Wards as may be just and most conducive to the welfare of said city. Sec. 13.-The Mayor and Aldermen shall be Conservators of the Peace within the limits of the city, and shall give bonds and qualify as other Justices of the Peace; and when so qualified shall possess the same powers and jurisdiction, both in civil and criminal cases arising under the laws of the Territory, and may be commissioned, as Justices of the Peace in and for said city, by the Governor. They shall acconnt for and pay over all fines and forfeitures arising under the ordinances of the city into the City Treasury, and all fines and forfeitures arising under the laws of the Territory into the County Treasury, and shall issue such process as may be necessary to carry into effect all ordinances of said city. Appeals may be had from any decision or judgment of a Mayor's or Alderman's Court in the same manner as or may be provided by statute for appeals from Justice's Courts; and they shall account for and pay over to the City Treasurer, within three months, all fines and forfeitures received by them by virtue of their office; and they shall each keep a docket, subject at all times to the inspection of the City Council and all other parties interested. Sec. 14.-All process issued by the Mayor or an Alderman shall be directed to the Marshal or other legal officer, and in execution thereof, he shall be governed by such rules and regulations as may be provided by city ordinance. Sec. 15.-It shall be the duty of the Recorder to make and keep accurate records of all ordinances made by the City Council and all their proceedings in a corporate capacity, which record shall at all times be open to the inspection of the electors of the city and all other parties interested, and audit all accounts of said incorporation. He shall have and keep a plat of all surveys within the city; and he is hereby authorized to take the acknowledgment of deeds, transfers and other instruments of writing, and shall perform such other duties as may be required of him by city ordinance. Sec. 16.-The Treasurer shall receive all money or funds belonging to the city, and shall keep an accurate account of all receipts and expenditures in such manner as the City Council shall direct. He shall pay all funds that may come to his hand, by virtue of his office, upon orders signed by the Auditor of Public Accounts; and shall report to the City Council a true account of his receipts and disbursements, as they may require. Sec. 17.-The City Council shall have power, within the city, by ordinance to annually levy and collect taxes on the assessed value of all property in the city made taxable by the laws of the Territory, for the following named purposes, to wit: not to exceed five mills on the dollar for contingent expenses, nor to exceed five mills on the dollar to open, improve and keep in repair the streets of the city. The City
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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 717083
Reference URL