Report of the New York Charter Commission to the Legislature

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Page 41 - No county or city 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...
Page 62 - ... shall be deemed vacant. But the county shall never be made responsible for the acts of the sheriff. The governor may remove any officer, in this section mentioned, within the term for which he shall have been elected; giving to such officer a copy of the charges against him, and an opportunity of being heard in his defense.
Page 84 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 75 - A lodging-house shall be taken to mean and include any house or building, or portion thereof, in which persons are harbored or received, or lodged for hire for a single night, or for less than a week...
Page 66 - The several members of the police force shall have power and authority to immediately arrest, without warrant, and to take into custody any person, who shall commit, or threaten, or attempt to commit, in the presence of such member, or within his view, any breach of the peace or offense directly prohibited by act of the Legislature, or by any ordinance of the city...
Page 2 - An act to erect the county of Bronx from the territory now comprised within the limits of the borough of Bronx, in the city of New York, as constituted by chapter three hundred and seventy-eight of the Laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven and all acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto...
Page 124 - ... such work of art until so approved be erected or placed in or upon, or allowed to extend over or upon any street, avenue, square, common, park, municipal building, or other public place belonging to the city.
Page 6 - Every such grant shall specify the mode of determining any valuation therein provided for, and shall make adequate provision by way of forfeiture of the grant, or otherwise, to secure efficiency of public service at reasonable rates, and the maintenance of the property in good order throughout the term of the grant.
Page 23 - ... director, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members of the board, and...
Page 93 - An act to provide new reservoirs, dams and a new aqueduct with the appurtenances thereto for the purpose of supplying the City of New York with an increased supply of pure and wholesome water...

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