Abbildungen der Seite
PDF
EPUB
[graphic]

Approved February 28, 1868.

after, and the school board shall require that the system of instruction in the several public schools of the city, shall be as nearly uniform as possible; and shall adopt, and at their discretion modify or repeal by-laws, rules and regulations for their own government, and for the organization, discipline and management of the public schools of said city, and generally adopt such measures as shall promote the good order and public utility of the said schools : provided, that such by-laws, rules and regulations shall not conflict with the constitution and laws of this state.

SECTION 2. This act shall be published immediately, and shall take effect from and after its passage and publication. Approved February 28, 1868.

CHAPTER 147.

[Published April 2, 1868.] AN ACT to legalize the proceedings of a school meeting in school district No. 1, in the town of Woodman, Grant county, relative to the change of time for holding the annual school meeting in said district. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. All the proceedings had at the school Legalized. district meeting of school district number one in the town of Woodman, Grant county, on the 25th day of September

, 1865, in regard to the change of time for holding the annual school district meeting in said district, are hereby declared legal and as valid as if the same had been done in all respects according to

SECTION 2. 1 his act shall take effect and be in force

law.

from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 148.

[Published March 30, 1868 )

AN ACT to amend chapter 128 of the private and local laws of

1858, entitled “an act to incorporate the village of Two Rivers in the county of Manitowoc.”

Amended.

Duty of tressurer.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate

and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. Section 46 of chapter 128 of the private and local laws of 1858, entitled "an act to incor. porate the village of Two Rivers in the county of Man. itowoc," is hereby amended so as to read as follows: "Section 46. In case the tax on any lot or parcel of land shall remain unpaid on the first day of November, it shall be the duty of the village treasurer within ten days thereafter to make out and deliver to the town clerk of the town of Two Rivers, a statement in writing, containing a description of the lots or pieces of land upon which such taxes remain so unpaid, together with the amount of tax assessed to each, and he shall make and subscribe an affidavit to such statement before some justice of the peace or other person authorized to administer oaths that the taxes mentioned in

such statement remain unpaid." Duty of clerk.

SECTION 2. Section 47 of said act is hereby amended, so as to read as follows: "Section 47. The town clerk of the town of Two Rivers upon the delivery to him of such statement, shall give a certificate to the village treasurer of the amount of taxes so remaining unpaid, as the same shall appear from the statement of such treasurer, which certificate shall be deposited by the treasurer with the village clerk, and shall be filed by

such clerk in his office." Unpaid taxes to

SECTION 3. Section 48 of said act is hereby amend. ed so as to read as follows: "Section 3. [48.] The town clerk shall, in making out the duplicate assessment roll of the town next thereafter, enter such unpaid village taxes in a separate column therein, opposite the description of the land upon which taxes so remain unpaid, and such taxes shall be collected in the same manner as town and county taxes are collected, and when so collected, shall be paid over to the village treasurer.

be entered in separate columu.

SECTION 4. Sections forty-nine, fifty and fifty-one of Repealed. said act are hereby repealed.

SECTION 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 28, 1868.

CHAPTER 149.

[Published March 2, 1868.]

AN ACT to authorizes the towns, villages, and cities on the line of the Blue river valley railroad, to aid in the construction thereof.

The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. The several towns, villages and cities May levy spe. upon or contiguous to line of the Blue river valley rail-fattad to aid road, as the same may be hereafter located and established, are, and each of them is hereby authorized to aid in the construction of said railroad by subscribing to the stock of the company and paying for the same in money, and levying a special tax to raise money for that purpose, or by issuing bonds to said company in payment for said stock and levying taxes to pay the inter. est as it accrues upon said bonds, and to establish a sink. ing fund for the gradual redemption and ultimate full payment of such bonds at maturity; and for these pur. poses the boards of supervisors of such towns, the boards of trustees of such villages and the common council of such cities respectively and severally shall bave power to negotitate and arrange the terms and conditions upon which such aid shall be granted; to enter into all proper contracts with said company in relation to the same and to adopt such ordinances and regulations pertaining thereto or to the taxes to be levied under this act as may be expedient and proper and con sistent with law: provided, that before any such aid shall be granted or contracted for by any such town, yillage or city, the question of granting tắe same

shall be submitted to a vote of the electors thereof respec

tively as hereinafter provided.

When route localled.

SECTION 2. Whenever the president and secretary election to be of the said Blue river valley railroad company shall

certify under their hands and the seal of said company, to the authorities of any such town, village or city, that the route of said railroad has been located through or contiguous to such town, village or city, it shall be the duty of the authorities thereof herein before mentioned to call a special election to determine the question whether aid shall be granted to said company in the manner prescribed in the preceding section of this act. Such election shall be called, notice thereof shall be given, the form of ballot shall be prescribed and all reg. ulations relating to the same, be determined by the proper authorities herein before mentioned, of such towns, villages and cities, so that the question be fairly submitted to a vote of the electors. In case at any such election, the majority of votes shall be against granting such aid, the proper authorities may afterwards in their discretion, call another election upon the same subject and the same shall be conducted in a like man.

ner. If aid is granted, authorities SECTION 3. If at any election authorized by this may make con- act, any such town, village or city shall vote in favor of

granting such aid, by a majority of the votes cast at such election, then the authorities thereof shall have and exercise, in their discretion, the powers conferred upon them by the first section of this act, and all contracts made by them by virtue hereof shall be valid and enforceable according to the true intent and mean

ing thereof. Towns, etc., to SECTION 4. The several towns, villages and cities own stock.

which shall subscribe for the stock of said company, as authorized by this act, are hereby authorized severally to own, control and dispose of the same in the same manner as an individual might do, and to vote upon the same by agent duly authorized, at any election held by the stockholders of said company.

SECTION 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 28, 1868.

and obligations pertaining to a municipal corporation.

SECTION 2. The government of said corporation Government of and the exercise of its corporate powers and the man. agernent of its fiscal, prudential and municipal concerns

CHAPTER 150.

[Published March 2, 1868.] AN ACT to incorporate the village of Kilbourn City, in the county

of Columbia and state of Wisconsin. The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. All that district of country described Boundaries. as follows: commencing at the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section number three (3), in township number thirteen (13) north, of range six (6), east of the fourth meridian; running thence west on the half section line of said section to a small creek known as “Barney's Run," thence along said creek to the Wisconsin river; thence southerly along said river to a point eighty rods south of the north line of section number ten (10) of said township and range; thence east to the east line of said section ten (10); thence north on the east line of said sections ten (10) and three (3) to the place of beginning, and being in the town of Newport, of Columbia county, Wisconsin, shall hereafter be known and designated as "the vil. lage of Kilbourn City," and the inhabitants who may Dow or hereafter reside within said district are hereby created and constituted a body corporate and politic by the name of the president and trustees of the village of Kilbourn City;" and by that pame they and their successors forever hereafter shall and may have perpetual succession, and shall be in law capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending, and being defended against in their corporate names, in all courts and places, and in all suits whatsoever, with power of purchasing, receiving, holding, occupying and conveying real and personal "estate, and shall have a common seal, and may alter or change the same at pleasure: and shall be competent

to have and exercise all the rights and privileges and be subject to all duties

the corporation

« ZurückWeiter »