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About Rogue River courier. (Grants Pass, Or.) 1886-1927 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 24, 1905)
GRANTS PASS, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2. 1W4.
Sec. 93 Subdivision 29 To provide for the lighting of streets, alleys
and public buildings of the city; also, to provide lights for the private
houses, stores, shops and all other buildings, both public and private,
within or beyond the city limits, and to charge and collect a reasonable
price therefor. And the council is hereby authorized and empowered
to from time to time regulate and Hz by ordinance the rates and charges
of any person, firm or corporation furnishing lights or electric power to
tho City of Grants Pass, Oregon, and the inhabitants thereof, which
rates and charges shall be fixed at a reasonable and fair compensation
bee. 13 That section 93 subdivision 30 of said Act be amended to
be read as follows:
Sec. 93 Subdivision 30 To provide water for the city, both for
pudlic and private use, and to charge ind oiled a reasonable price
therefor. And the council is hereby authorized and empowered to,
from time to time, regulate and fix by ordinance the rates and charges
of any jierson, firm or corporation furnishing water to the City of
Grants Pass, or the inhabitants thereof, which rates and charges shall
be fixed at a reasonable and fair compensation therefor.
Sec. 14 That Section 93 subdivision 33 of said Act be amended to
read as follows:
Sec. 93 Subdivision 33 To locate and construct any ditch, canal or
pipe for the conduct of water, and any drain, sewer or culvert it may
deetn necessary or convenient; and for such purpose it shall have a
right to enter Uon any lands between the termini of such ditch, canal
or pipe, drain, sewer or culvert, for the purpose of examining, locating
and surveying the line of such ditch, canal, pipe, drain, sewer or culvert
doing no unnecessary damage thereby; and to appropriate so much of
said land, within or without the city,asmay be necessary for the con
struction of said ditch, canal, pipe, drain, sewer or culvert in like
manner, and is provided by the laws of the state for the appropriation
of lands or right of way by corporational and to appropriate and divert
from its natural course or channel for the purpose of securing water for
municipal purposes or to furnish same to its inhabitants or for the
purpose of drainage or Hushing any drain, sewer or culvert, any spring
or stream of water within or without the city and condemn the same in
like manner as is provided by the laws of the stale for the appropria
tion of lands or water for public use or the right of way by corporation.
Sec. 15 That Section 93 subdivision 34 of said Act be amended to
rend as follows:
Sec. 93, Subdivision 31 To appropriate money to pay debts, liabil
ities and expenditures of the city or any part or item thereof, from any
fund applicable thereto. 1'rovided, however, that the warrant indebt
edness of the city shall not at any time exceed the sum of thirty-five
thousand dollars; and all jobs or contracts for constructing, repairing,
improving or ornamenting any place or object in the ciey or out of it,
the expenses of which are to be paid out of the c:ty treasury and a
probable cost of which will not exceed one thousand dollars shall be
let out to the lowest responsible bidder, to be done according to the
specilicatious furnished from the proper officer or department of the
city government, and which shall have been approved by the council
and made public at least ten days before the closing of the bids for
such job ar contract, except such cases as are herin expressly provided;
and no contract shall be entered into or debt contract, unless herein
otherwise provided for, tho cost of which shall exceed the sum of one
thousand dollars within one year, without tirst submitting the question
to the qualified voters of the city to be voted at a Boeeial election to he
held for that purp t-e and such proposition shall receive a majority vote
of all the votes cast at such election and no contract shall lie entered
into, or debt contracted, for any public work or improvement, unless
herein otherwise provided for, the probable cost of which will exceed
the sum of one thousand dollars, without tirst submitting the same to
the qualified voters to lie voted on at an election called for that purpose,
and such proposition shall receive a majority of all the votes cast at
such election to authorize such expenditure.
Sec. 10. That section 93 subdivision 35 of said act be amended to
read as follows:
Sec. 93 Subdivision 35. To borrow money on the faith of the city
or loan the credit thereof, .or both, and to that end to provide for the
issuance of bonds by said city for any specific purposed
and to designate the manner and the time for payment thereof and
the interest thereon. Provided, that the amount of the principal of said
bonds so issued shall not at any time exceed one hundred thousan,
dollars, and that the rate of interest on said bonds shall not exceed six
per centum per annum. And provided, further, that the principal of
the total indebtedness of the city shall not in the aggregate exceed one
hundred thirty-five thousand dollars, and that any and all propositions
to issue bonds for any purpose shall first be submitted to a vote of the
qualified electors of the city, at a special election, to be called for that
purpose- and such proposition shall receive a majority cf all the votes
cast at such election, to authorize the issuance of any bonds, and no
bonds shall ever be issued except as herein provided.
Sec. 17. That section 93 subdivision 54 of said act to be amended
to read as follows:
Sec. 93 Subdivision 54 To prevent the erection of buildings with
in the city limits which shall be dangerous to passers-by or to adjacent
property; and in case any building or any public street shall become
dangerous to passers-by, the council shall have the power to cause,
upon five davs' notice to the owner or agent thereof, the same to be re
moved or made safe at the expense of the property; and to determine
by resolution when the same is dangerous; such expense shall be made
a lien upon the property and shall be collected in the same manner as
street improvenients.and to require railroad companies operating within
the limits of the city to maintain proper gates, watchmen and lights, or
either thereof, at any or all of the street crossings for the safety and 1
protectian of the inhabitants of the city.
Sec. 18. That section 133 of said act be amended to read as fol
lows: Sec. 133. The common council shall have the power, and is hereby
authorized, to construct or purchase, acquire, maintain, own, manage
and operate a complete system of water works, with all necessary iin
lements and appliances for the supply of water t ) the city and citizens
of the city of Grants Pass and vicinity, to be constructed at such time
and in such manner as shall seem to the council most practicable, and
the water therefor may be taken from any stream ,springs,well or wells,
cistern or other supply within or without the city, which shall beds-.
termined upon by the councilor the said council may, in lieu of con
structing such system anew, purchase any water works in, within or
without the city, or for the supply of, the city now or hereafter in op
eration or contemplation; and the said city of Grants Pass may con-.
demn any water spring or stream for municipal purpose and for the
purpose of supplying its citizens with water, or any site for wells or
cisterns within or without the city, necessary for such purposes in like
manner as is provided by the laws of the state for the appropriation of
lands or water or rights of way by corporation. Provided, however,
that the question of purchasing water works shall first be approved by
a majority of the legal voters within the city at an election to be ap
pointed for such purpose.
Sec. 19 That Section 134 of said Act be amended to read as follows:
Sec. 134 The common council shall have power, and is hereby
authorized to construct, acquire, own, maintain, manage and operate a
complete system of electric lights, for the purpose of lighting the streets
and public buildings of the city and furnishing lights for private
citizens; including the erection upon the streets, alleys and public
grounds of the city of all necessary and convenient poles, wires and
other appliances, the purchase and construction of the necessary build
ings, power, dynamos, machinery, and all other things necessary to the
complete equipment and operation of such electric light system; or, in- '
stead of the construction of a new system of lights, the council may
purchase any electric light plant, with its equipments, now in existence
or hereafter constructed, and operate the same as hereintofore provided.
Provided, however, that the question of purchasing an electric light
plant shall first be approved by a majority of the legal voters within
the City at an election to be aiqiointed for such purpose.
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