Documents of the City of Boston, Volume 3, Issues 33-58

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City Council, Printing Section, 1923 - Boston (Mass.)
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Page 20 - One member of said board shall be appointed for the term of five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year ; and thereafter the term of office of the commissioners shall be five years. All vacancies on said board, whether occurring by expiration of term or otherwise, shall be filled by the governor, with the advice and consent of the council.
Page 20 - No official of said city, except in case of extreme emergency involving the health or safety of the people or their property, shall expend intentionally in any fiscal year any sum in excess of the appropriations duly made in accordance with law, nor involve the city in any contract for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriation, except as provided in section six of this act.
Page 162 - Any person violating any provision of section five of this ordinance shall be punished by a fine not exceeding twenty dollars for each offence, and not only the person actually doing the prohibited thing, but also his employer and every other person concerned in so doing shall be punished by such fine.
Page 10 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 43 - ... make careful studies of the resources, possibilities and needs of the city or town, particularly with respect to conditions which may be injurious to the public health or otherwise injurious in and about rented dwellings, and to make plans for the development of the municipality with special reference to the proper housing of its people.
Page 119 - ... young married artificers, under the age of twenty-five years, as have served an apprenticeship in the said town, and faithfully fulfilled the duties required in their indentures, so as to obtain a good moral character...
Page 9 - The president shall propound all motions in the order in which they are moved, unless the subsequent motion shall be previous in its nature, except that, in naming sums and fixing times, the largest sum and the longest time shall be put first. RULE 5.
Page 177 - No common carrier shall charge, demand, collect or receive a greater or less or different compensation...
Page 20 - Within sixty days after the passage of this act the governor with the advice and consent of the council shall appoint a finance commission to consist of five persons, inhabitants of and qualified voters in the city of Boston, who shall have bocn such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of five...
Page 119 - the purchase of land and the erection thereon of the Franklin Trades School and for the equipment of the same." Owing to a series of complications the money remained in the custody of the Treasurer. Mayor Collins, in 1902, caused a petition of the City to be filed in the Supreme Court, praying for instructions as to the authority of the persons then acting as Managers of the fund.

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