Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 23, 1907)
PROPOSED (HAREKR AS
ADOPTED BY THE COUNCIL
Continued from page S
., of the Improvement so proposed, the
boundaries of the district to be af
fected or benefited by such Improve
ment!, the estimated coet of such Im
provement!, and designate time
when the Council will meet and con
alder the proposed levy, and the grant
ing to any person feeling aggrieved, a
bearing before said Council. After a
compliance wit thla subdivision, the
Council Shalt be deemed to nave ac
quired Jurisdiction to order the making
of such Improvements. All special as
sessments to cover tne cost of any pub
lie Improvement hereln( authorised
shall be levied, assessed on . and
equitably apportioned among . all
blocks, lots, parts of blocks and lots.
lands and real estate bounding, abut
,' ting, contiguous, fronting or adjacent
or -tributary to auch Improvement, or
within the districts crea-ed foe the pur
pose of making such, improvement to
the extent of the benefits to such lots,
pacts .of lot's,, lands and real estate by
reason of such improvement ftuau
benefits to be equal and uniform. Such
assessment may be according to the
square foot or foot frontage, and all
Intersections of streets and npacea op
posite alleys In any district ordered to
be Improved shall be equally borne by
and apportioned among the owners of
said property abutting upon or con
tiguous to said intersections and
to the benefits which suld property re
ceives by reason of said Improvements
but nothing herein contained shall be
construed to exempt any street railway
or other railway company from keep
ing every portion of every " street,
nvenue, and alley used by It, upon and
across which its tracks shall be con
strut-ted, at or near the grade of such
streets In good and safe condition for
publio travel, but It shall keep the
. same planked, paved, macadamised or
otherwise In such condl lon for publio
4 travel as the City Council of said city
may from time to time direct. The
portions of the streets and alleys to
be so kept and 'maintained by all such
street railway or other railway com
panies nhall Include all the space be
tween different rails and tracks and al
so a space oiftslde" or the outer rail
of each .outside' track of at luast two
feet In width, and the track herein
referred to shall Include not only the
main tracks hut also all sidetracks,
crossings and turn-outs constructed for
the uao of such street railway or other
." Special assessmenta made and levied
to defray the cost and expense o( any
work or lini roveinents contemplated '''
the provisions of tills section and the
cost of collection thereof, shall consti
tute a 1 1 " n upon and against tho prop
erty upon which said assessment Shall
be made and levied, from and nfter the
duty thereof, and sucti assessment shall
be collected In tho manner prescribed
by this chur'er and ordinance. When
V any speell assessment Is levied It
4, Shall be the duly of t'.. City Recorder
. to prepare a special tesimienl roll
y end to collet".' snl:j nr-et "merits, and
" said City Recorder shall without do-
lay, give at !i-ut five Jays notloo In one
,; or nioro nmvHp'p- H having general
f, clreulalnn In si Id city, if the time
, When such assessment will hecotun d-
" Jlnciuent, hiuI the chief of Tollce shall
"v have the power und authority to sell
- at' public sale', all i rop.-rty appearing
upon said d llnquent roll nnd ngalnst
": which Said special esscssnicnls shall
v have been levied for tne satisfaction of
: any such special assessments, and to
sell the same upon adver Isement and
, In the same rranner ns prescribed by
;: chapter. eight of this darter, if any
vt assessi "cut I? set nsle by order of any
M court. ' the Council may cause a new
i one to be ma le In like manner for the
same pmp,s. for th collection of the
,; amount io ! essed; , .Provided, that
, impri.ein. n bonds, not exceeding the
actual cnt nf Imprnvenients actually
-made, may be Issued by the Council,
"authorized by ordinance to run not
long, i- than ten years with Interest not
to exceed six per cf n per annum, se
cured by Installment liens upon prop
erty benefitted. All Hens for Improve
ments may be made payable In Install
ments, if so directed by ordinance.
DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND
10. To provide and maintain either,
or both, a dtV and nlgnt police force.
Gambling; Prostitution) Opium, To
11. To suppress gaming and
gambling houses, or places where nny
game In which chance predominates Is
played for anything of vnlue. and to
punish any person who engines In
auch game, or keeps or frequents such
nouses; to prevent and suppress hawdy
nouses or houses of i'.t-fame or plncos
where fornication Is practised and to
punish any keep..r and Inmate there
of; to prevent and suppress opium
smoking and houses or places kept
therefor, or any person who shall vend
or give away opium for the purpose of
being smoked upon the premises, and
to punish any keeper of such house or
place, 0r person who smokes therein or
frequents the same; to tax, regulate,
license, prevent and prohibit the sale
of cigarettes, cigars, tobacco, or any
of them to minora.
13. To prevent and punish trespass
upon real and personal property
Vagrants Obseena Literature.
IS. To define what shall constitute
vagrancy, and provide for the support.
restraint, punishment and employment
of vagrants and paupers; to prevent
the aale, circulation and disposition of
Obseena literature, including books,
papers, prints, pictures and the like.
and to punish any person who sella or
offers for aale, or who circulates or
disposes of suck literature, books, pa
pers, prints, pictures and tho like,
and to define and declare from time
to time what. If any literature, books,
papers, prints, pictures and the like
are obscene within the purposes and
province of this provision.
Nuisances How Abated Lien.
14. To prevent and remove rule- j
ances, and to declare what shall con
stitute the same, and to punish per
sons committing, maintaining or suf
fering nuisances, and to provide the
manner of their removal and to make
the cost of such removal a lien upon
the property where auch nuisance ex
luted; and o enter upon private prop
erty for the purpose o abating said
aulsanoei or to fill 4ip' or drain any
lot, blocks; or parcels of land 'Where
any stagnant . water stands, and de
clare the' same a nuisance and to make
the cost of filling up or draining the
same a Hen upon the property ao filled
or drained, which may be done and
tne cost thereof collected In the same
manner as street Improvements, the
work of filling up or draining off such
lots, blocks or parcels of land shall be
performed under the direction of the
Fire and Police Committee, and the
cost thereof shall be collected in the
same manner as the cost of making
Fire Limits;. Fire Department; Build
ing hxitsf Mr escapee.
IB. To define the fire limits; pro
hibit the erection or repair of wooden
buildings within the fire limits, and to
restrict and limit the height of build
ings within the city; to provide for and
determine the number and size of
pluoos of entrance and exit from all
heaters, public halls, pliccs of amuse
ment, churches und other buildings
used for publio gatherings, and tho
modes of hanging doors thereat and to
require adequate Are escapes, appara-
us and appliances for nrotnrtlnn
gainst flro to bo provided in such
ulldlngs, and to prevent and prohibit
the erection of dangerous and unsafo
buildings, and to cause the removal or
rearing down of tho same wherever
situated; to control and regulate tho
r department, and to provido by or
dinance for the officers thereof, and
the election of unpaid officers by the
members of such fire department, and
o df line the duties of paid officers arte'
o remove them from office for good
Intoxication; Fighting; Quarreling.
it. To restrain and punish Intoxica
tion, fighting and quarreling and any
disturbance or any unlawful or Inde
cent practice, and to delino what shall
constitute he same.
Gunt; Bombs; Fireworks.
17. To regulate unit nrohlhit hn
of suns, plaluls and firearms. f!ri
craekers. bombs and detonating works
of nil description.
IK. To prevent, restrain, putiisl. and
disperse any riot or riotous assemb
lage,,! p misM ny person taking part
13. To prohibit. ho carrying of
dangerous weapon.-) In a concealed
Driving Animals; Cruelty to Animals
20. To regulate the driving of ani
mals through the si reels and to pre
vent cruelty to animals or children. ..
Impounding Angmsla; Killing Dogs.
21. To prevent any and all domes
tic atrlumls fromVunnlng at large wl h
ln the cfy limits, or any part thereof,
nil to punish those persons who al
low animals in so run at large; and
to provide for the Impounding of tho
'aid atilmnla. and also t0 prov.de for
he sale of such animals upon five
days' notice; and to authorize the de
s'r ictlon of dngg when at Inrge, con
rary to any prohibition of any ordi
nance. Noises' Limit Traffic; Signs; Awn
ings; Posts; Poles; Plscards; Crip
ples; Beggsrs; House Numbers;
Naming Streets; Roaming Streets;
22. To regulate and prevent public
criers nnd advei'ilslmr notices the
iliiKing of bells aim playing of bands
on the s'reeis, and to control und limit I
trnnie on the stive's, avenues and
places; to repul ite the usu of the
streets and sidewalks for the use of
slims, slxn posts hitching posts, nwn
ln posts, telegraph, tilephone' and
lectrlc lls-ht poles, nnd other pur
po.es; to prohibit the exhibition of d(
formed or crippled persons, nnd topr-
nmit such, and nil persons frnm be.-
oig upon the street or nny other
public places; to regulate and Drohlhlt
thereof, and -o provide for tba pun
ishment of any person sentenced to
prison who shall refuse to work .when
Caring for Vagrant thaoVan.' "
ti. To authorize the taking up and
providing for safe keeping nd educa
tlon, for auch periods of time as may
be expedient, of all children who are
destitute of all proper parental care,
wandering . about The streets, com
mitting mischief and ' growing up In
Ignorance, idleness and aloe.
DEPARTMENT.. Or HEALTH
SEWERAGE AND WATER.
Contagious Diseases; Health; Plumb
ing; Steam Boilers.
JS. To make regulations to prevent
the Introduction of contagiosa dlseaaea
In the city, or to remove persona
afflicted wl h auch disease there
from to suitable hospitals' provided
by the city for that purpose- to secure
tne protection of persona and Prop
erty therein, and to provide for the
health, cleanliness and ornament, of
the city; to regulata the plumbin and
drainage of buildings and the use of
steam boilers and steam generators.
and to provide for the registration of
the plumbers; and to make effectual
such regulations as the Council may
deem It expedient to pass, by provid
ing penalties for the breach of any of
the provisions thereof: to make such
sanitary regulations as to the Coun
cil may seem proper. ''',.!
Market, Slaughter and Hide Houses-
Weights, Measures and Unwhols
26. To provide for the establish-
i.llMb Ul illMlttt.1 iiuUSc muu L.uCi
regulate the location and management
of market houses, hide houses and
places, and to prohibit and regulate
the locution and management of
slaughter houses and hide houses,
within, three miles of the cltv 11ml s.
and to provide by ordinance for the
location nnd existence of slaughter
houses and hide houses, within three
miles of the city limits, and to pro.
vl la a standard of wuighta and meas-
ores and authorize an inspec Ion of
weights and measures an, of food and
fuel nnd prevent and prohibit the sale
of unhoaltbful and unwholesome food,
and to provide for tho office of City
Weigher and Measurer. , ;
27. To divide the city Into conven
ient sewer districts nnd whenever, in
the opinion of tho Council, It is deem
ed necessary for the protection of the
health of said district and city, to pro
vide for the construction of and to
construct sewers within such dlslrlc s,
and to 'provide for the payment of the
expense thereof, to levy special as.
se.-sriientg as In the same manner
heretofore provided, upon property
which Is especially lenetltted by rea
son of the construction of said sewers
that Is contiguous or tributary to or
abutting or .fronting upon the s reet,
alley, nvenue or lane throuc-h nr :iimi
or on the line of which the sewer may I
Right of Wiy Sewer Connections
the term for which any officer
been elected or appointed.
persons for refusing so o do.
Surveying of Blocks and Streets.
- 13. . To provide for- surveying the v ' ,r.
blocks and streets or the city, and for JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT.
making the boundary lines of such Powderi Dynamite; Oil.
biocka and streets. ' n T rvvulate and restrict tb
Regulating - Roadways, Railways, atorage and sale of gunpowder, dyna'
.Transportation, Horses and Vehicles mite, giant powder, nitro-glycerlne,
St. To regulate tne use of streets, nil and other combustible material,
roads, highways and publio places for and prevent their manufacture in the
foot passengers, ' animals, vehicles, city and to prevent by all and proper
cars, a reel railways and locomotives; means, danger or risks of Injury or
to regulate the speed upon' railroads damage by Are arising from careless-
within tne corporal limits,.' the loud ness. negligence or otherwise,
or unnecessary blowing of ; whistles, To Exercise Power.
and to prevent faat or furious riding 45, To exercise such power and au
or driving upon the streets ' or alleya thority as may be given to the Coun'
nerem; to regulate the transports- Cll In Ihls charter.
tlon of . gunpowder, dynamite, nltro- p0wera Exercised by Ordinance.
glycerine and other combustibles - 41, The power and authority given
through the streets of the .city; to to the Council by subdivision 23 of this
protect the public from Injury by run- section can only be enforced or exer-
awaya ' by punishing persons who cised by ordinance, unless otherwise
negligently nave horses or carriages In expressly provided, and a majority of
tne sireeis wimout rnstenlngs; to pre- the Council may pass any ordinance
scribe the width of tires on all wag- 0r resolution not repugnant to the con-
ons, carriages, drays, trucks, carts, and stl'.-jtlon and laws of th United
other vehicles, and the weight to be states or of the State of Oregon,
carried thereby for the preservation necessary or convenient for carrying
of streets and highways. . lnto effect any power or authority
8idewalka Building Fronts; Barbed granted by this charter.
35.. To regulate the use of side- CHAPTER 8IX
walks and prevent the extension of nc'TWP MAvrm. ms POWERS AND
the exhibition and hanging of plncnrd
or nags In or across the s-reels or from
nouses, or other buildings; to estab
lish front time to time such public sta
tions ns may bp necessary; to regu
late the numbering of houses and lots
on the s'rects and avenues, a id the
naming f streets nnd avenues; to pro
hibit persons from roaming the streets
at unseasonable hours, and to provide
for the peace and good order of the
Fines and Imprisonment.
23. T0 provide for the punishment
of the violations of any of the ordi
nances of the city, by fine, or Impris
onment n the city Jail, not exceedl ig
three hundred dollars or ninety days,
or both, or by a forfeiture, ns penaltv.
not exceeding three hundred dollar..
and for workln, any person sentenced
10 sucn imprisonment upon the streets
iuurc, work-nouses or
2S. To locate und construct
ditch, canal or plp0 for the conduit of
water, and any drain, sewer or culvert
It may deem necess-ry or convenient
for such purposes, nnd shall have a
rliflit to enter upon any land hi -tweet,
the termini of such ditch, canal, or
pipe or drain sewi r or culver, for the
purpose of examining locating and
survrylng the land of s iij ditch, canal,
pipe, drain, sewer or cjlvert. doing no
unnecessary dnmagn thereby, nnd to
appropriate, as much of said lend as
may be necessary for the cons ruc
tion of salil ditch, canal, sewer vilnn.
drain or culvert In like manner as pro.
vided by tl-.e laws of this state for
the appropriation of lands or rlht of
way by corporations,' and to appro
priate and divert from Its natural
course or channel, for the purpose of
draining or Mushing nny drain, sewer
or culvert, any spring or streams of
water and compel the extension of
water nnd sewer connec Ions from
tho main sewer or pipe to the curb
tmo of tho sidewalks of all public
29. To provide the city with good
und wholesome water, and for the
erection and construction of such wa
ter works and reservoirs us may be
necessary or convenient therefor.
30. To compel all persons erecting
or maintaining privies or cesspools
within one hundred and seventy U70)
feet f any street n which a sewer has
building ' fronts and house fronts
within the street line and to prohibit
'he building and use of barbed wire
Street Surfaces; Gas and Water Mains
3. T regulate, the opening of
street surfaces, the laying of gRs and
fnt- Tr.n4n ,Oi hnlMlnw n ' v.
pairing of sewers and the erection of
electric, gaa and other lights.
Improving Streets and Sidewalks.
37. To open, establish and vacate
streets, avenues, lanes and alleys and
widen the same; and for that purpose
to condemn property for the city use.
un!er the regulations, that are pro
vided by the general laws, of Oregon.
To grade, pave, plank, macadamize,
gravel, curb or otherwise improve re
pali or bemi'lfy the highways streets.
avenues, lanes, alleys and sidewalks
of the city, and t0 provide for the pay
ment of the .. expense thereof, and
levy' special ase8sn.i-n'si In the man
ner heieinlKfore. provided, upon prop
erty which is especially benefited by
my said Itnprovcri ent that Is con-
tlious to or abutting or fronting up-
n tho highway, street, alley, line or
s'dewalk, to bo graded, pived. plank
ed, graveled, curbed, -rr.aeadnii.izbd
or otherwise Improved or beautified.
3S. To provide for the sprinkling.
cleaning and ivi -airing of anv or all
the streets in said city, and In order to
provide f..r the payment of the ex
pense thereof, to levy a tax or special
.is-sment upon tho real property
which shall he a Hen upon said prop
erty until paid. ,
Housemovincj,' Dsngsroua Buildings.
Si). To prevent the erection or mov
J ins of buildings within the city lim
its. which snail ht. dangerous to the
passer-by, or to .he adjacent property,
or an obstruction to publish travel,
and in case any building or nny pub
lic street shall become dangerous to
pa.sswi-l.y the Council shall have
power 0 ctiis. the same to be re
moveu Sli ,. K.ifo at the expense of
the property, upon f.ve days' notice
lo the owner thereof or a?ent there
for; and io determine by resolution
when J:e .sjune is dan ;erous. Such
expei ,. sia'l he made u Hen upnn the
prn..vty and shall b levied, assessed
and --ollecti d In the same manner as
nssessimns for street Improvements,
and the Council may r. Rulate the time
and miinner of, and prohibit the re
moval of hullllnirs through the
streets of the city, nod may designate
the ch ricter of buildings which may
or may not be moved.
Regulating Poles, Wireji. Cables and
Unr". ground Conduits.
40. Y-i i'.Miw. inrhoi'l-te pv-ivlde for'
nnd regui.i'e the predion, maintain- I
enee and j-moval of telegraph, tele- I
phone, electric light, electrlo railway, j
and other poles, wires and cables, and1
the laying and use of underground j
conrtuits or sttbwnya for the same. In
under upon and over the streets, al
leys or public pares, and public
grounds of said city; nnd In, under,
over and upon any lands owned, or
under the control of said city, wheth
er they be Inside the limits of said
cl'y or not; and to require all such
wires nnd cables to be laid In said
conduit or .Itlin.Vn Vl .- VI..
or may hereafter be constructed to 1 practicable.
connect the same therewith; l'rovld
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE.
41. To appropriate money and pay
debts, liabilities and expenditures of
ed, that In cases where blocks ure
more than one hundred and seventy
feet In width, this authority shall ex
tend to the center of the block.
DEPARTMENT OF 8TREETS AND
Gas and Electrio Lights.
31. To provide for lighting the
streets, parks, buildings and other
public placet of the cl'y, and furn
ishing tho City with gas, electric and
other lights, and for tho erection, con
struction and maintenance of such
works within or without the city lim
its or convenient therefor.
Prevent Encroachments and Obstruc
32. To provide for the prevention
and removal of encroachments and
obstructions from and for the clean
ing and repairing of the streets, side
walks, crosswalks, alleys, avenues,
lanes or other highways of th city,
and to compel owners, lessees agents
nd occupants of lands abutting upon
the streets to remove such obstruc
tions and repair the said streets,
sidewalks, alleys, lanes or other high
I,.,,, m , , .. .. ,np, am-,.., iuiicb ur uiner nign-
house of correction, during the time ways of the city, and to punish such
the city, or any part or Item thereof.
Taking Census; Death and Birth;
Sextons and Physiciana,
42. To provide for taklnr enumera
tion of the Inhabitants of the city; to
regulnte the burial of the dead and
register of all births and deaths; to
direct the returning and keeping of
all bills of mortality; and to impose
penalty on physicians, sextons and
others for default In the premises.
Compensation of Officers.
43. To fix the compensation and
fees of officers, and to define the du
ties of all officers not provided for In
this charter, and the Council may.
when deemed necessary, create addl-1
tlonnl offices; Provided, that the com
pensation of the Mayor or a Council
man shall not exceed three dollars
(3S.00) per meeting for actual attend
snce. The Council has full power to
fix the fees and compensation of all
officers In the first Instance, but no
compensation already established shall
be Increased or diminished during
Bee. 37. The mayor Is the chief exe
cutive of the municipal corporation,
and must exercise a careful super
vision over Its general affairs, and sub
ordinate officers. It Is his duty, at the
HtiuuiS ii.ee In of the Co"fcll so-
pointed by this charter to communi
cate by message to the Council a gen
eral statement of the condition and
affairs of the city, andj.o recommend
the udnptlon of such measures as he
may deem expedient and proper, and
vo make, such special communications
to the Council from time to time as
he may think proper and useful. He
shall preside over tho council when
it Is In session, and shall have au
thority to preserve order, enforce the
rules of the Council and to determ
ine the order of bu-lness, subject to
such rules and o en appeal to the
Cornell. He shall not be entitled to a
vote, except in case of a tie vote by
t' e Council, when he shall have the
cas'lng vote. He shall nppulnt nil
standing and other committees.
App.-oval of Bonr"s,
.'c. 3S. The .Mayor shall take and!
B-pprnve nil olH.-lal under nklngs
which this charter or the ordinances j
of the city n ay require any officer to :
Rive ns security fur the faithful per
formance of his duty, or any under-tul.-lng
i h h may he required of any
(lei'rac'nv for the faithful perfortn
anre of h I s contract; nnd when ho ap
nrmns such undertaking, he must
IrtMncHntely file the same with the
Cl-y Recorder, excepting the under
lying of the City llecor'er, of which
'e s''i, '! lie the custodian.
Sec. 39. Ho shall perform ruch
other dullo and exercise such ore r
" hull y us shall be pres.:rtbi'd by
this charter, or i.y ,-n- city nrd'ia.infe
or a:iy h:w of the United States or of
t I.Ik state.
Sulrrilting Ordinances for Approval;
1 Proof in Courts.
tec. 40 No resolution or contract j
reeuuiiig ine payniiii of money, nor
any ordinance, sl-.all go Inco force
1 . M . .. ...
oc o .my etiei i uniu upproved au
"igueu oy me .Mayor, except ns pro
vlled 111 section 41. I'pon the piss
ae of any ordinance or any r--s"lu
Hon. t!i. enrolled copy thereof, afest
'1 by the Recorder, shall be r.ubirla
10 no Mayor, or President of th
Council, by the lit-, older, and If I
-Mayor approve the same, he sl all
write up,,n i: "p; rived." with the
!a thereof, and sk-n t -e same with
thematic i.f i;is olti -e; and t-e reupon.
'mess otner.vise provided herein nueti
ordinance or resolution shall become
a luw, and be of force and effect; and
In all judicial proceedings, either In
he Recorder's court, or In any court
in this siatc, a copy of such ordinance
cr resolution, certified t0 h,. the Re-
corner, snail be competent evidence of
the provisions and passage of such
ordinance, or resolution.
Mayors Vsto; Return of Ordinsnce
Sec. 41. If the Mayor does not ap
prove any ordinance or resolution so
1 submitted, he must, within five days
irom the receipt thereof, return the
same to the City Recorder wl'h Ills
reasons for not approving It; and if
tne Mayor does not so return it. such
ordnance or resolution shall become
a inw as If he had approved it.
Passage Over Veto.
"' - pen tne first regular
meeting of the Council after the re
mo or an or 1 nance or
from the Mayor not approved, the Rc-
v.mu.-. .-loin ueuver the same to the
Council, with the message of the
Major, which must be read; and such
ordinance or resolution shall be put
upon Its passage again at said regu
lar meeting or any adjournment there
of, and If three-fourths of all of the
members constituting the Council
vo-e In the affirmative. It shall become
a law without the approval of the
Mayor, and not otherwise.
Conveyance of Real Property.
Pec. 43. All instruments conveying
real property belong., . ...1, .....
- . .u nniQ city,
shall be signed by the Mavor and at
tested by the City Recorder, and tne
seal of said city placed thereon, and
shall be acknowledged and recorded
as required by the general law of the
state, and no conveyance not thus
executed, acknowledged and recorded,
shall have any validity whatever as
astalnst said city.
OF THE rvrtirtS ANU P0TIE8 OF
Recorder, Raeorder,? CUrk t
Council. -' ill. '
tec 44. Tta Worttr is the Judl
clal officer of the corporation, ' anaV
shall hold a court therein at soch plaoaTJf
as the Council ahall provide,, whlott.
court shall be known as tho Recorder"! t
court; and he shall ba appointed and,
hold bis office as in this charter nera
inh.tore orovkted. He la also
officio clerk of the Council, and with
hi must he filed all claims and ?
counts against the city. H shall keD
accurate minutes or au me jo
inr. of the council, and a correct rec
ord of all Judicial business transacted
by him. It la hl duty also, to Ola
every paper presented to him offlcl
ally, and to take charge 01 ana
ly keep all the papers and records of
the corporation, unless omerwior
Bee. 46. He shall have Jurisdiction
of all crimes and offenses defined and
made punishable by any ordinance of
the cl'y. and of actions brought to re
cover or enforce any forfeiture or pen-
slty declared or given by any ordi
nance, which actions shall be tried
without the Intervention of a Jury.
Sec. 46. The Recorder snail mane
out and present to the council a
mon hly statement of all moneys re
celved or collected by Dim for the V
city, and of all licenses Issued and
all warrants drawn on the city treas
ury, and such other statements as tha
Council may require.
Fineo and Penalties.
fee. 47. AH fines Imposed by said
Recorder, and all penalties recovered
before him for a violation of a clty"
ordinance, shall, when received or col
lected, he f irh'Alrh paid by him In the
City Treasurer, who shall give him
duplicate receipts therefor, one of
which shall be lih-d In the Recorder's
oilice and tha o.hcr be given to the
Claims Against the City; Deferred Till
;-ec. 4!. All on:. nails and accounts
against the city shall be presented to
the Recorder, on r bef ire the tlrst
u i.v of each iie.iu.n. with tho necessary
evidence in support theixof, and ha
shall ivpur. ihcin to the Council at Its
next meeting itfuT being so presen:ed
10 );,:, tog,..!:,-r wi.h any suggestions
,.nd i-'-ptiiii'tiions which he may deem
prop-r :in-l p r inent. ' All such de
ie iiein ..1-1 aie j.nis shall " lie over
fiom tho meeting at which they are
pnsented until the next regular mect
:n?. wlr 11 the Co'iiu II shall vote direct
whellar the same 'shall be paid 111
whole or in i :rt, us. they may. deem
Just and legal; provided, the same be
for coi;.i'ra.e purpo.-es and none
All accounts shall lo balanced at
he en.! of eic-h calender month.
Warrants; How Drawn.
fee 49. When he Council orders
my a.-coum or tic land to be paid,
'.he Ixcorier must draw a warrant
"ii the Tr asurei- for the amount or
01 red paid, wdiieli order or warrant,
when so drawn, shall be signed by
h Mayor and attested by the Re
cordcr. Fiecordcr'3 Official Title. . '
Sec. 50. The . Recorder's name of
oaiee, whether acting as recorder or
r's clerk of the Council shall ha "Ke
c or ler of :he City of LaGrande."
Sec. ji. The Recorder must Issue
all lka-n.xfj, authorized by city ordinances-
upon the delivery to him of
the receipt vt the Cl'y Treasurer for
the amount of the money for such li
cense; provided, that in such cases as
'he Co uiell, by the "provisions of this
charter or cny ordinances, shall be
requir, d to make a special order, li-
cense shall be issued only upon such
Bocks of Account.
Sec. 52. The Recorder must keep
books of account, showing therein re.
celpts and disbursements and all suma
appropriated, the date thereof. th
date and amount of all orders or war
rants drawn upon the Treasurer and
10 whom payable, and all such other
matters and things as may be pre
scribed by ordinance, 0r to be proper
r necessary to a correct understand. '
Ing of the city finances. '
Sec. 3. The Recorder Is authorlxi1
to administer any oath authorized or"
required t0 be taken by any law of
this state or any city ordinance.
Duties of the Treasurer.
Sec. 54. The Treasurer shall recelva
and safely keep nil monies that shall
come Into his hands belonging to the
City of LaOrande, and pay the earn
oer upon a warrant or order signed
by the Mayor and Recorder, and keen
a correct account of his receipts and
disbursements, and at all times keep
his hooks open for the inspection of
Council; and at tba .rnirn
"is term of office he shall .!. 1 '
his successor all monies, books and v
Papers ln his hands belonging to hla
U omce. He Shall also nerfnr
uch other duties as are nrovM.
by this charter, ordinance. n ..i.i
orders of the Council.
OF ASSESSMENTS AND THE COL.-
"""w r" DELINQUENT
fec. 66. All monies paid for licensee,
id collected as fines, a. well as alt
money collected by taxation, . except
Continued on page 7