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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
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Title Chapter 144_page_205
Description LAWS OF UTAH. 205 will well and truly perform all the duties of their offices to the be3t of their skill and • abilities. Sec. 5.-One Mayor and five Councilors 'shall be elected biennially and the first election under this act shall be at such time in said city as the Probate Judge of Sanpete County shall direct: Provided, said election shall be on or before the first Monday in August next. Said election shall be held and conducted as is now provided by law for the holding of elections for County and Territorial officers; and, at the said first election, all free w«hite male residents, over twenty-one years of age, within said city limits, shall be entitled to vote. Sec. 6.-The clerks of election 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 each person so notified shall, withiu 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. 7.-The City Council slmlj 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 of one per cent, per annum upon the assessed value thereof; and may enforce the payment of the same to be provided for by ordinance, not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or to the laws of this Territory. 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 ordiuance, 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 security, for the faithful performance of their respective duties, 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 havepower and authority to make, ordain, establish and execute all such ordinances, not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States or the laws of this Territory, as they may deem necessary for the peace,benefit, good order, regulation, convenience and cleanliness of said city; for the protection of property therein from obstruction by fire or otherwise, and for the health and happiness of the inhabitants thereof, and shall have control of the water of the Sautpitch river: Provided that such control shall not be exercised to the injury of any rights already acquired by actual settlers thereon, and shall have control of the water courses and mill privileges within said city, but in no case shall they interfere with the natural rights of others heretofore acquired in relation to water. They shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen by death, resignation or removal of any of the officers herein made elective; to fix and establish the fees of the officers of said corporation. The City Council shall have power to divide the city into Wards and specify the boundaries thereof. Sec. 11.-All ordinances passed by the City Gouncil shall, within ten days after they shall have been passed, be published in some newspaper printed in said city, or certified copies thereof be posted up in three of the most public places in the city. They shall not be in force until thus published or posted up. Sec. 12.-All ordinances of the city may be proven by the seal of the corporation affixed thereto: and, when printed or published in book or pamphlet form, purporting to be printed or published by the authority of the corporation, the same shall be received in evidence in all courts aud places; without further proof. Sec. 13.-The Justices of the Peace of said city shall have all the powers of other Justices of the Peace, both in civil and criminal cases arising under the laws of the Territory. They shall perform the same duties, be governed by the same laws, give the same bonds and securities as other Justices of the Peace. They shall have exclusive jurisdiction in all cases arising under the ordinances of the Corporation, and shall issue such process as may be necessary to carry such ordinance into execution. Appeals may be had from any decision or judgment of said Justices arising under the ordinances of said City, or laws of the Territory, to the Probate Court of said Sanpete County, in the same manner as appeals are or may be taken from other Justices of the Peace. Sec. 14.-The Mayor shall be the chief executive officer of said Corporation, he .shall preside in the City Council, and shall have power to veto any ordinance when not passed by four-fifths majority, and it shall be his duty to sign all city ordinances. Sec. 15.-This act shall be in force on and after the tenth day of February, 1866, and may be amended or repealed at the pleasure of the Legislative Assembly. Approved Jan. 17,1866.
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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 717167
Reference URL