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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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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 95_page_129
Description LAWS OF UTAH. 129 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 offices for two years and until their successors shall be elected and qualified. The City Couneil 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. 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 of this State, and that they will well and truly perform the duties of their offices to the best of their skill and ability. Sec. 5.-An election, for the election of one Mayor*, two Aldermen and three Councilors, shall be held on the second Monday of February, 1863, and every two years thereafter; and shall be held, conducted and the 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 of the age of eighteen years, who are entitled to vote for State 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 to levy and collect taxes for city purposes upon all taxable property, real and personal, within the limits of the city, not exceeding one half per cent, per annum upon the assessed value thereof, and may enforce the payment of the same in any manner to be provided by ordinance, • not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or of this State. 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 the 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 ordinance, bonds with penalty and security, for the faithful performance of their respective duties, such t\y maybe 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 of this State, as they may deem necessary for the pence, benefit, good order, regulation, convenience and cleanliness of stud city, for the protection of property therein from destruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness thereof. They shall have power to fill all vacancies, that may happen by death, resignation or removal, in any of the offices herein made elective; to fix and establish ail the fees of the officers of said corporation, not herein established; to impose such fines, not exceeding one hundred dollars for each offense, as they may deem just, for refusing to accept of any office in or under the corporation or for misconduct therein; to divide the city into wards, and specify the boundaries thereof. Sec, 11.-To establish, support and regulate common schools; to borrow money on the credit of the city: Provided, that no sum oraums of money be borrowed on a greater interest than six per cent, per annum, nor shall the interest on the aggregate of all the sums borrowed and outstanding ever exceed one half of the city revenue arising from taxes assessed on real estate within this corporation. Sec. 12.-To make regulations to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into the city; to make quarantine laws for that purpose aud enforce the same. Sec. 13.-To appropriate and provide for the payment of the expenses and debts of the city. Sec. 14.-To establish hospitals and make regulations for the governmeat of the same; to make rgulations to secure the general health of the inhabitants; to declare what shall be nuisances and to prevent and remove the same. Sec. 15.-To provide the city with water; to dig wells, lay pump, logs and pipes and erect pumps in the streets for the extinguishment of fires and convenience of the inhabitants^ Sec. 16.-To open, alter, widen, extend, establish, grade, pave or otherwise improve and keep in repair streets, avenues, lanes and alleys; and to establish, erect and keep in repair aqueducts and bridges. Sec. 17.-To provide for the lighting of the streets and erecting lamp posts; and to establish, support and regulate night watches; ',o erect market houses, establish "markers and market places and provide for the government and regulation thereof. Sec. 18.-To provide for erecting all needful buildings for the use of 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 717091
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717091