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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1895.
The Nw iynlrw Under Wlilch
Townlilp will l perilled.
(Il' Itoll K,! )
AMKNDMKNTX TC IIOIJHK ItOI.I. NO. fifi.
Amendment to section 4. In line
four of Motion four, nay seven for
Amendment to ".action fivo. In
linf 15 of Hcctiou fi, instead ol the
word firr insert BCTtn.
After the word "provided" in line
14, section 4, initrrt tho following:
Provided further, that if any such
city hati mote than tho requisite in
habitant for two diatriotn, then and
In such vunt Auflicicnt outlying terri
tory may he ndded to Midi city to
nakc three districts. Tho supervisors
in such city districts sli!l all ho elec
ted at Urge, and tho batanco of that
territory outside of such ity districts
nhnll he divided so ns to oreato seven
district) including such city districts.
In section 4, lino 13, strike out tho
words "h double numbers." and insert
, in liu thereof tho word 'cumber."
To sontion o, aftor tho wrd "two"
at the end of line :i, add tho words
In lino 5, section 7, strike out the
i word "two" in both place when it
precedes the word supervisors and in
In line 5, section 8, striko out the
word "five" and iuscrt the word
After "reiuiro" in linu I, section
(i2- Provided, however, that notices
or such ninctiug shall bo posted in
thrco conspicuous places at least 10
days beforo such meeting.
(Strike out nil of section 7(5,
LiHc -l. Tho electors of each town
nil nil have power at their annual town
meetings to elect such town officers
as tuny be required to ho ohnscti to
direct the institution and defenso of
puit- at law or eruity in which such
town may bo a party in interest; to
direct uoh sum to bo raised in such
town for tho support and maintenance
of roads nml bridges, or for any other
purpocs provided by law as they
may dceui nsc&isary; to take measures
nd givo directions for tho excreiso of
their corporate power; to impose pen
alties upon pursons ollondini: against
any such regulations, and to make
rule, regulations and bjr-laws neces
sary to carry into effect the powers
Sko. 127. It shall bo tho duty of
tho town clerk to cause all by-laws,
rules, ami regulations of tho town,
within twenty days niter thoir adop
tion, to hn published by posting in
thrco public places in tho town or by
inserting one in any newspaper pub
lished in tho count); but all such by
laws, rules and regulations, shall take
effect and be in force from tho date of
their adoption, unless otherwise di
rected by the electors of tho town.
Sko 128. Special town meetings
hhall ho held when tho uiessor, town
clerk, and justioo of the peace, or any
two of them, together with at least
twelve freeholders of tho town, shall
jo writing file ui tho oflico of tho
town clerk a statement that a special
meeting is ncccesary to tho interests
of tho town, setting forth tho object
of the meeting, and tho town clerk, or
in his absence tho assessor, shall post
up notices in five of tho most public
places of the town, giving at least ten
day' botico of such special meeting,
sotting forth the objects of the meet
ing as contained in tho placo whero
tho last annual town meeting was
held; but in case such placo mav be
found incouvenient. tho meeting may
adjourn to the nearest convenient
place; Provided, That not less than
one-third of the tlcctors of a town
shall constitute a quorum for the
transaction cf business ai any special
Sko. l!i. Tho electors at spcuial
town meoting', when properly conven
ed, shall have lull power to fill any
vacancies in any of tho town offices
when the same shall not already havo
been filled by appointment, to provide
for raising money for repairing high
ways or buildings, or ropairing bridges
in cascof emergency, and to direct
tho repairing or building thereof; to
uct upon any subject within the power
of tho electors at any annual town
meeting which was postponed at tho
proceeding annual town meeting, for
want of time, to be considered at a
future special town meeting, but
opeoial town meeting shall have no,
power to eel upea any lubjeot mi
mbraced in the statement of t.'-.e io
tice calling the same.
Ski. 30. Tho electors present at
any time between the hours of nine
and ten o'clock in tho tho forenoon of
tho day on which thero is an annual
or a special town meeting shall be
oallnd to ordor by tho ( town olerk if
prcsont; if not proscnt, then tho votcrn
may raleot by aeolamation one of
their number chairman; they shall
then proceed to dlioono ono of thoir
number te aet m moderator of such
Skc. 31. Before tho moderator of
any town meeting -flhall enter upon
the duties of his oflico, ho shall take
an oth faithfully and impartially to
disehargo tho duties of such office,
sueh oath to be administered by the
town clerk or other proper offioor.
Sec. 32. Tho town olerk last be
foro elected or appointed shall bo the
clctk of the town meeting, and shall
keep faithfully minutes of its pro
ceedings, in which ho filiall enter at
length every order or dirostion and
all rules and regulation! mado by
such meeting, and the saino shall be
signed by himself and tho moderator.
Sr.c. 33. If the town clork bo ah
sent, then some other suiteblo person
shall bo chosen by the elootors present
and shall act as clerk of tho meeting.
Sko. 31. All questions upon mo
tions mado at town meetings shall bo
determined by a majority of tho elec
tors voting, and tho presiding offiocr
shall ascertain and declare the result
of the votes upon each uchtion.
Sko. :i."i. When the result of any
vote shall, upon such declaration, ho
questioned by one or more of tho elec
tors present, tho moderator shall make
tho vote certain by causing tho voters
to rise and be counted or by dividing
Skc. 3ft. No person shall bo a
voter at any town meeting unless he
shall bo qualified to vote at general
elections, and has been for tho last
ten days a resident of tho town where
in ho shall offer to vote,
Sko. 37. If any person offering to
vote at any election, or upon any
question arising at such town meeting
shall be challenged as an unqualified
voter, and tho presiding office shall
proceed therefore in like mannir as
the judges of general elections arc
required to do, adapting tho oath to
the circumstances of the town meet
ing, and the laws in forco in regard
to falno swearing and illegal voting nt
general elections shall apply to false
swoaring and illegal voting at town
Sko. 33. Town meetings shall bo
kept open from tho lime of opening
in tho morning until six o'clock in
the afternoon, unless a majority of
tho voters present vote to adjourn at
an earlier hour, if the business before
the meeting shall havo been concluded.
Sko. 3ft. The minutes of tho pro
ceedings of every town meeting, sub
scribed by the moderator and clerk of
such meeting, shall bo filed in the
ollico of the town clerk within ten
days after such town meeting
Skc. 40. Every person chosen or
appointed to the office of town clerk,
assessor, town treasurer, or overseer
of highways, before ho enters upon
the duties of his office, and within
ten dajs after he shall bo notified of
his election or appointment, shall
tako aud subscribe bctore somo au
thorized person an oath or affirmation
to faithfully and inipirtially perform
tho duties of his office as prescribed
by law, and shall caus a certificate ot
tho samo to bo filed in tho otlloe of
tho city olerk.
Sko. 41. If any person chosen or
appointed to any or either of tho town
offices shall neglect to take or pre
scribe such oath, -nd cause a certifi
cate thereof to bo filed as abeve re
quired, such neglect shall bo deemed
to ba a refusal to serve.
Skc. 42, All town officers, except
justices of the penco aad constablo
shall hold their offices for one your,
and until their successors are qualified.
Skc. 43. It shall bo tho duty of
every person retiring from a town
office to deliver to his suooossor in
oflico all tho records, books, papers,
moneys, and property belonging to
such oflico hold by him.
Sko 44. Tho town treasurer of
enoh town shall givo bond to tho town
in tho sum of $5,000,0.00, or doublo
tho amount of monoy that may come
into his hands, to bo fixed by the
town board. Whenever it shall be
ascertained that suoh bond has been
forfeited, Buit in the name of sueh
towa oa said bond may bo brought bj
any resident freeholder of suoh town.
(Soe also Sec. 19, Chapt. 10).
Sko. 45. Tho town clerk t-hall
prosccuto in the name of his town, or
otherwi-o as may bo necccssary, for
all ponalties given by law to suoh
town or for its use, and for which no
other officer is especially directed to
prosecute; and no person shall bo dis
qualified from being a juror in a suit
by or against a town by reason of his
being an inhabitant of suoh town.
Skc, 4(5. Tho justioc of the pcaoc
of each town shall bo ex offico over
seer of tho poor. In counties in
which poor houses or farms are estab
lished tho caro of tho poor shall be
under the ehargo of the board ot su
pervisors as provided by law.
Sko. 47. The town clork of cash
town in the stato shall have tho cus
tody of all the records, books, and
papers of the town and shall tilo all
oortifiates of oaths and othor papers
required by law to bo filed in his offico
and shall havo power to administer
the oath of offico to all town officers;
and it is hereby made tho duty of tho
town clerk to administer all oaths
which may be required in tho tran
saction of any township business in
the town whero he may bo clerk; pro
vided, that nothing herein shall be so
construed as to deprive any other
person qualified by law from admin
istering said oaths.
Sko 4S. Tho town clerk shall
transenbo in tho book of records of
his town the minutes of tho proceed
ings of every town meeting held there
in, and he shall ontcr in his book
every order or direetion, and all rules
and regulations of any such town
Sko. 41). The town clerk shall
within ten (10) daj-9 nfter any town
ship meeting at which any action wis
had for raising money deliver to the
county clerk a certified copy or copies
of all entries of votes for tho raUing
of such money, and it shall be tho
duty of tho county clerk to lay all
such matters before the board of sup
crvisors at their next meeting.
Sr.o. .r0. Certified copies of all
papers filed in the oflico of th-J town
clerk, and the books of record, shall
be evidence in all courts in like man
ner as the original.
Skc. 51. In each town the town
clerk,, the assessor, and the justice of
tho peace shall constitute the town
board and such town board shall ex
amino tho accounts of tho overseers
of highways for moneys recoivcil and
disbursed by them, and shall requiro
all officers to account to such boiwd
for any and all such moneys received
and disbursed by suoh offioors in their
official capacity, and such board shall
examine and audit all charges and
claims against the town, and tho com
pensation of all town officers. In case
of tho absence of either or any of said
officers, or their failure to attend any
meeting of tho board tho two attend
ing may appoint any qualified elector
to act with them in the piacc of tho
absentee, and the appointoo shall act
only for such meeting in the placo of
suoh abscotcc as a member of such
Src M. Thcboird shall at the
town clerk's office for tho purpoie of
examining and auditing the town ac
counts thrco times in each year as
follows; On tho Tuesday next proceed
ing the annual town meeting, and on
tho Tuesday next prcceedmg each of
tho regular meetings of tho board of
supervisors of tho county, and at suoh
other times as the interest of tho
town may required.
Sko. 53. Tho accounts so audited,
and those rejected, if any, shall bo
dtlivered with tho certificates of tho
auditors, or a majority of them, to
the town clerk, to be by him kept on
file for tho inspection of all porsons,
they shall also bo produced by the
town clork at the next annual town
meeting, and shall ho there publicly
read by him.
Sko 51. Ordors for tho paymont
of monoy shall bo drawn on the town
treasurer, and signed by tho town
olork, and shall bo countersigned by
the justice of tho peace. All claims
and charges against tho town, duly
auuueu ami allowed by tlio town
board, shall bo paid by ordor so drawn.
No order shall bo drawn on tho town
treasurer in excess of soventy-fivo per
ccut of tho amouut of taxes levid for
the ourrent year on tho proporty of
said town subject to bo oxpended by
said town, unless tho money is in the
treasury oi said town to pay tho order
so drawn on presentation. When
any order drawn as aforesaid is pre
sented to the town treasurer for pay
ment, ana is not paid for want of
funds, tho town troasurcr shall endorse
on said order, presented and not paid
for want of fund-, shall note in a
book of registration, to bo kept by
him for that purpose tho fact of tho
presentation and non-payment of said
ordor, and said order shall -draw inter
est at seven per ecnt per annum from
tho dato of -presentation until thero
aro suffinicnt funds in the hands ol
said treasurer to piiy tho same, aftor
paying all orders drawn against such
tax levy prcsontcd prior thereto, and
said orders shall bo paid in order of
their presentation and registration.
Tho money received by the town
treasurer as the tax loviod in any
year shall bo applied first in payment
of the orders drawn aginst snid levy,
and such levy shall bo deemed speifi-
eally appropriated, so fat as tho sumo
may bo lawfully expended by said
tewn, to the payment of the orders
draws against said levy. (Amended
1885, chap. 42 )
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