Laws, Resolutions and Memorials of the Territory of Montana Passed at the Extraordinary Session of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly; Held at Helena, the Seat of Government of Said Territory, Commencing August 29, A. D. 1887, and Ending

Laws, Resolutions and Memorials of the Territory of Montana Passed at the Extraordinary Session of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly; Held at Helena, the Seat of Government of Said Territory, Commencing August 29, A. D. 1887, and Ending

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...treasurer and two aldermen from each ward into which the city has been divided. The mayor, police magistrate, city attorney and city treasurer, shall serve for one year from and after the first Monday in May after said election. One of the aldermen elected from each ward at 'said election shall serve for one year, and the other for two years from and after the first Monday in May after said election. The ballots for alderman shall designate which is voted for for the long term and which for the short term; thereafter one alderman shall be chosen from each ward of the city who shall serve for two years. If any vacancy shall occur in the otfice of alderman by death, resignation, removal or otherwise, the same shall be filled by election, so that there may be always in the common council two members fromeach ward, whose term of service shall expire in different years. SEC. 4. That section 34 of said law be amended so as to read as follows: SEC. 34. The city council of cities of the first class at its first organization shall elect by ballot, one city clerk, one city marshal, a chief of police, a chief of the fire department, a city surveyor and such number of policemen as the wants or the necessities of the city may require. The persons so elected shall serve until the first annual election thereafter; the city council elected at the regular' annual election shall in like manner elect by ballot the officers mentioned and any other officers whose ofiice is created by ordinance. They shall have power to fix by ordinance the salary, emoluments or fees of all the officers whom they shall elect or appoint to prescribe their duties and provide for their suspension or removal in cases of neglect, misconduct, or dereliction of duty;...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236816773
  • 9781236816771