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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 105_page_159
Description LAWS OF UTAH. I59- CHAPTER CV. An ACT to incorporate Tooele City, in Tooele County. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That all that portion of country situate within the following boundaries, to wit: beginning at a point half a mile southeast of the mouth of Big Creek, known also as Settlement Canon; thence running due west three miles; thence north three miles; thence east three miles; thence south three miles, to the place of beginning, shall be known and designated by the name of Tooele 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 or said city, by the name and style aforesaid, shall have 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, rec'eive and hold property, real an,d 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, 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 uutil their successors shall be elected and qualified. The City Gouncil 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 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.-On the first Monday of August next, and every two years thereafter, on said day, an election shall be held for the electing of a Mayor, two Aldermen and three Councilors; and at the first election under this act, two judges shall be chosen, viva voce, by the electors present. The said judges shall chose one clerk; and the judges and clerk, before entering upon their duties, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation, such as is now required by law to be taken by judges and clerks of other elections; and at all subsequent elections the necessary number of judges and clerks shall be appointed by the City Council. At the first election so held, the polls shall be opened at nine o'clock a. m., and closed at six o'clock p. m. At the close of the polls the votes shall be counted, and a statement thereof pro- claimed at the front door of the house at which said election shall be held; and the clerks shall leave with each person elected, or at his usual place of residence, within, five days after the election, a written notice of his election, and eaeh person so noti- fied, shall within ten days after the election, take the oath or affirmation hereinbefore mentioned; a certificate of which oath shall be deposited with the recorder, whose appointment is hereinafter provided for, and be by him preserved; and all subsequent elections shall be held, conducted, and returns thereof made, as may be provided for by ordinance of the City Council. . Sec. 6.-All free white male inhabitants who are of the age of twenty-one years, who are entitled to vote for Territorial officers and who shall be 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 the laws of this Territory. Sec. 8.-The City Council shall have power to appoint a Recorder, Treasurer, Assessor and Collector, Marshal and Supervisors of Streets. They shall also have the power to appoint all such other officers, by ordinance, as may be uecessary, 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 ol
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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 717121
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717121