The Charter of the City of Seattle Adopted at the General Election, March 3, 1896, as Amended in 1900, 1902, 1904 and 1906

The Charter of the City of Seattle Adopted at the General Election, March 3, 1896, as Amended in 1900, 1902, 1904 and 1906

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...any skill or material with any person, who, within two years prior thereto, shall have made default in the payment of any just claim for any work or labor performed or for any skill or material furnished pursuant to any such contract with such party or with any person who within two years prior thereto shall have assigned, abandoned, surrendered, or failed to complete any such contract, except as herein authorized or who shall have failed to comply with any of the provisions of this section. ARTICLE IX. THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE. Sec. 1. Duties of City Comptroller; Finances; Records of Claims; Treasury; Monthly and Annual Reports; Accounts; Verification of Papers; Issuance of Licenses: --The city comptroller shall exercise general supervision over the financial affairs of the city. He shall number and keep a record of all demands allowed by him, showing the date of approval, amount and name of original holder, the number, on what account, and out of what fund payable. He shall be required to be constantly acquainted with the exact condition of the treasury. He shall, on or before the fifth day of each month, or oftener if required, report to the mayor and to the city council the condition of each fund in the treasury. He shall make annual reports to the city council, and to the mayor on his request, of the financial condition and requirements of the city, with a careful statement and estimates of the receipts and expenditures. He shall keep a complete set of books by double entry system for the city, in which shall be set forth in plain and business like manner every money transaction of the city, so that he can at any time tell the exact condition of the city's finances. He shall make an annual report, showing the source from which more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682220X
  • 9781236822208