Inquiry Into the Conditions Relating to the Water-supply of the City of New York

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Page 436 - No county, city, town or village shall hereafter .give any money or property, or loan its money or credit to or in aid of any individual, association or corporation, or become directly or indirectly the owner of stock in, or bonds of, any association or corporation nor shall any such county, city, town or village be allowed to incur any indebtedness except for county, city, town or village purposes.
Page 437 - ... shall be allowed to become indebted for any purpose or in any manner to an amount which, including existing indebtedness, shall exceed ten per centum of the assessed valuation of the real estate of such county or city subject to taxation, as it appeared by the assessment rolls of said county or city on the last assessment for state or county taxes prior to the incurring of such indebtedness...
Page 460 - ... said bonds for their redemption, by raising annually a sum which will produce an amount equal to the sum of the principal and interest of said bonds at their maturity.
Page 437 - All certificates of indebtedness or revenue bonds issued in anticipation of the collection of taxes, which are not retired within five years after their date of issue, and bonds issued to provide for the supply of water, and any debt hereafter incurred by any portion or part of a city, if there shall be any such debt, shall be included in ascertaining the power of the city to become otherwise indebted...
Page 491 - Involve the employment of laborers, workmen or mechanics shall contain a stipulation that no laborer, workman or mechanic in the employ of the contractor, sub-contractor or other person doing or contracting to do the whole or a part of the work contemplated by the contract shall be permitted or required to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day, except in cases of extraordinary emergency caused by flre, flood or danger to life or property.
Page 488 - An act to amend chapter 371 of the Laws of 1 866, entitled 'An act to extend the operation and effect of the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes...
Page 492 - On this.... day of July, AD, 1917, personally appeared before me, a Notary Public, in and for the County of State of Texas, John Jones, known to me to be the person described in and who executed the foregoing instrument and who acknowledged to me that he executed the same freely and voluntarily and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
Page 437 - Nor shall this section be construed to prevent the issue of bonds to provide for the supply of water; but the term of the bonds issued to provide the supply of water shall not exceed twenty years, and a sinking fund shall be created on the issuing of the said bonds for their redemption, by raising annually a sum which will produce an amount equal to the sum of the principal and interest of said bonds at their maturity.
Page 452 - The consequence is, therefore, that there is no such thing known to the law as a right to any particular flow of surface water, jure naturae.
Page 451 - A natural water course is a natural stream flowing in a defined bed or channel, with banks and sides, having permanent sources of supply.

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