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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
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Title Chapter 142_page_195
Description LAWS OF UTAH. 195 CHAPTER CXLII. , An ACT to incorporate Logan City. Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That all that district of country embraced in the following boundaries in Cache County, to wit: commeneing at the south bank of Logan River, at the mouth of Logan Ganon, thence in a northerly direction along the base of the mountains three miles; thence west to the west bank of little Bear river; thence south along said bank to the mouth of Logan river; thence in an easterly direction along the bank of said river to the place of beginning; shall be known and designated under the name and style of Logan Gity; 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 irnpleaded, defend and be defended in all Courts of law and equity; and in all actions whatsoever; to purchase, receive, hold, sell, lease, convey and dispose of property real and personal for the benefit of said city, both within and without its corporate boundaries; to improve and protect such property, and to do all other things in relation thereto as natural persons. Sec. 3.-The municipal government of said city is hereby vested in a City Council, to be composed of a Mayor, three Aldermen, one from each ward, and five Councilors, who shall have the qualifications of electors in said city, and shall be chosen by the qualified voters thereof, and shall hold their office for two years, and until their successors are elected and qualified. Sec. 4.-An election shall be held on the first Monday of March next, and every two years thereafter, on said day, at which there shall be elected, one Mayor, three Aldermen and five Councilors and two Justices of the Peace; and the persons respectively receiving the highest number of votes cast in the city, for said officers, shall be declared elected. When two or more candidates shall have an equal number of votes for the same office, the election shall be determined by the City Council. Sec. 5.-The first election under this act shall be conducted in the following manner, to wit: The County Clerk of Cache county shall cause notice of the time and place, and the number and kind of officers to be chosen, to be posted up in four public places in said city, at least ten days previous to said election. Two Judges shall be selected by the Probate Judge of Cache county, at least one week previous to the day of election. Said Judges shall choose two Clerks, and the Judges and Clerks, before entering upon their duties, shall take and subscribe an oath or affirmation before the County Court for the faithful performance of said duties. The poll shall be open at 8 o'clock a.m., and shall close at 6 o'clock p.m. At the close of the election the Judges shall seal up the ballot box and the list of names of the electors and transmit the same, within two days from the time of holding such election, to the County Clerk of Cache county. As soon as the returns are received, the County Clerk, in the presence of the Probate Judge, shall unseal and examine them, and furnish within five days, to each person having the highest number of votes, a certificate of his election. In case of a tie, it shall be decided by lot drawn by the County Clerk in presence of the Probate Judge. 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 absenee of the Mayor, any Alderman 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 place 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 may be necessary; define their duties, remove them from office at pleasure, and fix and establish the fees of all city officers. Sec. 10.-AH 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>hall be furnished with the charges, and have an opportunity to be
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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 717157
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717157