Report of the Illinois Highway Commission for the Years ...

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Illinois State Journal Company, State printers, 1911 - Roads
 

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Page 139 - ... appointed in their places ; and shall have the same powers and be subject to the same duties and penalties as if they had been duly elected or appointed by the electors.
Page 134 - ... received or disbursed by them in their official capacity, and shall examine and a.udit all charges and claims against the town; and the compensation of all town officers, except the compensation of supervisors for county services.
Page 146 - ... within or through the corporate limits of such city or village, provided, such extension within such city or village...
Page 145 - The commissioners shall have the power and are required to make all necessary bridges and culverts along or across any public highway or railroad which may be deemed necessary for the use or protection of the work...
Page 134 - The commissioners shall each receive three dollars per day, except the surveyor, who shall receive five dollars per day, for each day necessarily employed in the performance of their duties, and mileage at the rate of ten cents per mile for each mile necessarily traveled.
Page 155 - ... the labor and expense of opening, working, and keeping in repair such highway, through each of the said districts, may be equal as near as may be, and to allot an equal number of the said districts to each of the said towns. g 91. [Sec. 75.] Each district shall be considered as wholly belonging to the town to which it shall be allotted, for the purpose of opening and improving the road, and for keeping it in repair...
Page 139 - Whenever any town shall fail to elect the proper number of town officers, to which such town may be entitled by law, or when any person elected to any town office...
Page 28 - State highway commission for such road building material, tile, culvert pipe, road-making machinery, tools and other appliances as may be needed or required by them for the construction, improvement or repairing of the wagon roads in their respective townships or road districts...
Page 144 - ... for the purpose of opening any ditch, drain, necessary sluice or water course, whenever it shall be necessary to open a water course from any highway to the natural water courses, and to dig, open and clean ditches, upon said land for the purpose of carrying off the water from said highways, or to drain any slough or pond on said highway...
Page 156 - Again, at the same term it was said in another case: "To charge a corporation with damages for injuries arising from misfeasance and neglect of duty, no statute fixing the liability, there must be acts positively injurious committed by authorized agents or officers in the course of the performance of corporate powers or in the execution of corporate duties, in distinction from those done in a public capacity, as a governing agency.

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