Municipal Register: Containing Rules and Orders of the City Council, the City Charter and Recent Ordinances, and a List of the Officers of the City of Boston, for ...

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J.H. Eastburn, 1868
Containing a register of the city government ... with lists of executive and other public officers and membership of former city governments.

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Page 29 - That general meetings of the citizens, qualified to vote in city affairs, may from time to time be held, to consult upon the common good, to give instructions to their representatives, and to take all lawful measures to obtain a redress of any grievances...
Page 161 - In cities having a population exceeding 100,000 inhabitants, the board of education shall consist of twenty-one members, to be appointed by the mayor, by and with the advice and consent of the common council, seven of whom shall be appointed for the term of one year, seven for the term of two years, and seven for the term of three years.
Page 48 - All incidental questions of order arising after a motion is made for the previous question, and pending such motion, shall be decided, whether on appeal or otherwise, without debate.
Page 26 - Representatives, and who shall have paid, by himself, or his parent, master, or guardian, any State or county tax, which shall, within two years next preceding such election, have been assessed upon him, in any town or district of this Commonwealth ; and also, every citizen who shall be by law exempted from taxation, and who shall be in all other respects qualified as above mentioned...
Page 30 - Act are hereby repealed, said repeal to take effect on and after the passage of this Act, but the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this Act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil cause before...
Page 47 - When a question is under debate no motion shall be received but to adjourn; to lay on the table...
Page 15 - After the organization of the city government and the qualification of a mayor, and when a quorum of the board of aldermen shall be present, said board, the mayor presiding, shall proceed to choose a permanent chairman, who shall preside at all meetings of the board and at conventions of the two branches in the absence of the mayor ; and in case of any vacancy in the office of mayor, for any cause, he shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the office as long as such vacancy shall...
Page 33 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members...
Page 36 - House. [A motion to strike out and insert shall be deemed indivisible ;] but a motion to strike out being lost, shall preclude neither amendment nor a motion to strike out and insert.
Page 26 - Aldermen to make out lists of all the citizens of each ward, qualified to vote in such election, in the manner in which Selectmen and Assessors of towns are required to make out similar lists of voters, and for that purpose they shall have free access to the Assessors...

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