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Page 154 - ... which qualifies no other person to vote, the conveyance of which estate, if by deed, shall have been recorded at least ninety days, shall thereafter have a right to vote in the election of all civil officers and on all questions in all legal town or ward meetings so long as he continues so qualified.
Page 48 - ... suitably indorsed by the member presenting the same ; and no other indorsement or report of any kind shall be made on the reports, memorials or other papers which may be referred to any joint committee, except such as may be made by the clerk of either branch of the city council.
Page 55 - He shall preserve decorum and order ; may speak on general questions as other members, and on points of order in preference to other members.
Page 59 - All committees shall consist of four members, and shall be appointed by the president, unless the Council shall order otherwise. And no report not in writing shall be received by the president without the consent of the Council being first asked and had.
Page 154 - ... and who is really and truly possessed in his own right of real estate in such town or city of the value of one hundred and thirty-four dollars over and...
Page 56 - To lay on the table, To postpone indefinitely, To postpone to a day certain...
Page 49 - No chairman of any joint committee shall audit or approve any bill or account against the city for services or supplies, unless the same shall have been ordered by the committee, nor shall he approve any bill or account except by vote of the committee.
Page 49 - There shall be elected annually, in the month of January, by ballot in each branch of the city council, a joint committee on accounts, to consist of two on the part of the board of aldermen and five on the part of the common council, whose duty it shall be to meet once a month and as much oftener as they may deem expedient.
Page 52 - Provided, however, that at all meetings specially called by the mayor, the special business for which such meeting is called shall be first in order, and shall be taken up and exclusively considered until it is finally acted upon at such meeting ; and no other business shall be acted upon or considered at such meeting, except by vote of two-thirds of the members present.
Page 45 - Finance (R. 0., page 162), the Mayor, the President of the Common Council, and the Chairman of the Joint Committee...

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