The Charters of the City of Chicago; The City Charters. 1838-1851

The Charters of the City of Chicago; The City Charters. 1838-1851

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...ward represented by him, his office shall thereby become vacant. VII. If for any cause the officers herein named shall not be appointed on the second Tuesday in March, the common council may adjourn from time to time, until such appointments are made. If there should be a failure by the people to elect any officers herein required to be elected, the common council may forthwith order a new election. VIII. Every person appointed to any office by the common council, or elected to any office by the people, may be removed from such office by a vote of two-thirds of all the aldermen authorized by law to be elected. But no officer shall be removed except for cause, nor unless first furnished with the charges and heard in his defense, and the common council shall have power to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of papers when necessary for the purposes of such trial, and shall proceed within ten days to hear and determine upon the merits of the case, and if such officer shall neglect to appear and answer to such charges, then the common council may declare the office vacant: Provided, this section shall not be deemed to apply to any officer appointed by the common council; such officer may be removed at any time by a vote of two-thirds, as aforesaid, in the discretion of the council. But any officer may be suspended until the disposition of charges when preferred. IX. Whenever any vacancy shall happen by death, removal, resignation, or otherwise, of any officer elected by the people, such vacancy shall be filled by a new election, and the common council shall order such new election within ten days after the happening of such vacancy. Any vacancy occurring by the death, removal, or resignation of any officer authorized to be appointed...
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236493087
  • 9781236493088