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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 104_page_156
Description 156 LAWS OF UTAH. I east two miles, thence south one mile to the place of beginning shall be known and designated M3 Alpine city; and the inhabitants thereof are hereby constituted a body corporate a;>d politic, by the name aforesaid;'and shall have perpetual succession, and may have and u?e a comm n *eal, which they may change and alter at pleasure. Sec. 2.-The inhabitants of said city, by the name and style aforesaid, shall hava power to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, 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 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, 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 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 a3 may be prescribed by ordinance. Sec. 4.-The Mayor, Aldermen and Councilors, before entering on 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 all the duties of their offices to the best of their skill and abilities. 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 returns thereof made in such manner as shall be provided for by the ordinances of the City Council. Sec. 6.-All free white niale 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 necessary tax for roads, streets, schools and other public purposes, and regulate and 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 of 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 aud execute all such ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution.of the Uuited States or the laws of this Territory, a3 they may deem necessary for the peace, benefit, good order, regulation, convenience and cleanliness of the 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 all 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 from 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 or sums 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 the city. Sec. 12.-To make regulations to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into the city; to make quarantine laws for that purpose and enforce the same.
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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 717118
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717118