A Selection of Cases on Municipal Corporations

A Selection of Cases on Municipal Corporations

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...Municipalities to be held at Detroit, Mich., from August 1st to 4th, inclusive," does not seem to be for any distinct public purpose within the meaning of the charter of the city or of the general laws. The purpose apparently is to educate the committee generally with reference to all questions pertaining to municipal administration anywhere. It is not confined to the ascertainment of facts for the information of the board of aldermen of the city of Holyoke concerning questions actually pending before the board. There is nothing in the statutes of the Commonwealth which authorizes the city of Holyoke to become a member of the League of American Municipalities, and the attendance of a committee made up of the mayor and certain members of the board of aldermen upon any meeting of that League is for the purpose of listening to or taking part in general discussions concerning municipal administration.-The general education of the mayor and aldermen upon all matters relating to municipalities in the United States and Canada is not, we think, a public purpose, and cannot be paid for out of the funds of the city. An injunction should be issued as prayed for. So ordered. JAMES v. SEATTLE. 1900. 22 Wash. 654. Reavis, J.1 In October, 1898, the city council of Seattle passed an ordinance providing, " that a special committee consisting of the whole membership of the city council, or so many members as may be able to serve, and such executive officers as may be chosen by the city council, be and hereby are appointed to visit the cities of Duluth, West Superior, St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn., Great Falls, Mont., Spokane, Wash., and such other cities as may be deemed advisable by said committee, for the purpose of securing information upon the matters...show more

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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 590g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677137
  • 9781236677136