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1884 California Statute regarding IncorporationA STeTUTES OF CALIFORNIA Chapter VI Ilunicipal Coryorations of the Fifth Class charter for cities having a nopulat and not exceed de 10 ,000.) of more than 3,000 :1 - e. ) • 4 A.).) r 1 F.) ; 0 .......'; 1, ' .1-") r ,- ■ , . . t" g, ir,■ „ .4 f „i g ri. "' ,r, .,, ■.ri r i '''' , A , ... Cr , Arri A g , A ) , AA, i• .A 'A!,,,) ',.....: n ' .... ... (A i...'r , • r',", (, A. •i ' ..1 ", "I „A • A „r.A. AC,, A, r 6 ;;; • .: • .... T.; ;1 • . ■ ,;';i .. ■ 1 . P-: ,•.,, Ar A ) I" 4 r • , v 0 • (7) r. 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Thenever any exfonses or cost work she I have been assessed on any lands, the amount of said expenseE shall become a ien upon said lands, which shall take precedence of all other liens, and which. may be foreclosed in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure. Said Su'it shall be in the name. of thtS nitt of (nesti as iatiff. Tepee the fill g of a complaint in the SuDerior 9ourt to enforce 6 lien -f any kind hereon, the alaintiff shall be entitled. if e recovery is had, or the :Loney is 71, to include as costs, the a= of twenty- ifs dollars as attorneyls fees. Streets.--ehenever it shall become necessary for the city to take or damsete fTivate proxerty fee the ea-noose establishi i out, extendiret, and widebi g streets, swat'. other rani° ;nways and places withln the . for the purpose of ts of way for drains, sewers and aqueducts, and for the purpose of-widening, strait ltening, or diverting the channels of streams, and the elbrovetlent o. water fronts, end tne Board Lf Trustscs can- not asxne with the owner thereof as to the $$ ice to be paid the Tustees slay direct erocesdings to be Saner' under section one thou- sand t*o hundred and thirty-seven, and followire:s section.. to and i section one thousand tine hundred and sixty-three of the Code of Civil Procedure, to nrocare the sane. 6ection 773. Txs--The Board of frusteas shall have power and it shall te thenir duty .o DrOVi by ordinance, a system for asseeene114 levy, and collection taxes, not ixson- sistent with the provisions Of this apter, which system. shall eon- form, as nearly as the circumstances of the case may permit, to the provisions of the laws o ti in reference to the assessment, levy, and collection of State and county taxes, except cc to the times for such assessment, levy, and collection and except es to the offcers by whom such duties are to be performed. ll taxes assesed, together with any percentage imposed for delinquency and the costs of collection shall constitute liens on the property assessed from and after the first Monday in March in each year; which liens may be enforced by a summary sale of such prop rty, and the execution and delivery of all necessary c r;ificates and deeds therefor, under such re,quiations as y be prescribed by ordinance, or by actions in any Court of compe- tent jurisdiction to foreclose such liens; provided Chet any property sold for such taxes shall be Subject to redemption within the time, and in the manner provided, or that cay herea 'Er be provided by the law for the redemption of property sold for State or county taxes. All deeds made upon any sale of property for taxes or s -cial assessments under the mkov1ciens of this cheep-ter shall have the same force and effect in evidence as is or may hereafter be provided by law for deeds for property sold for nonpayment of Stete or county taxes. Section 774. Board of Equalization.--The hoard of Trustees shall meet at their usual place of holding meetings on the second Monday of August of each year, at ten o'clock in the forenoon of said day, and sit an board of equalization, and shall continue in cssion from day to day, until all th returns of the ssessor have been rectified. They shall have power to hear complaints, and to correct, modify, or strike out any assessment made by the Asseeso- and may, of their own motion, rsi se any assessment upon notice to the party whose essessmen 7 .1 ln the erection, inprovomont anti repam nubl4c belidinus ena harks, fi a1 tassts end neuer nork, and in ell morh in hhout stream:1p, beyn, Gr pater fronts or in or about emhanbmen,s, or ether works for retection onnrf ow, and in fbrnisefor any stprlies or materiels for o dame, uhen the enthinnfiture resuiren for tne here decrode the sum of one hundred dollars, tbe seme srall bn ftnee by contract, dnd onall he les to the lonnnt epansible biddeh, natter a- es under truch renulationn au nay Cs mrescrihee ty ordinance; erovided, that the hoard of Trusteet nov nsm4a side preprinted tnd readvartise, in their (lit otien. The Roar d 111,-u2-&-ees ahall dnnrolly, E 1 _ for dsisn all city printiod end sc.'s:ter-Lie-ins -711:11C:7J shdil be les to tne eisdost hiefsr rftsr notice, as videf 4n thin eectior . all etivestiaish firll bo done in a trousdaper lilted end nutlishof in necn city, end the deptrech therefore sholl Er:and:ad eeporetn 7 fnom all other rrantins. a mtion 74itt. 'he hrosident of the hoerf oi nvuhtece nball ores-side over ell mooUlnEs of the Too, ot which ha present. -n his obsencs a esidens pro top. tarty be chosen. fhe -President and io absence the eresicianP pho ten., shall SifIO ll nmrrants drinsu on the n ,y freasurer, end sh 11 sie4n all urittsh contretts, entered into by ssid city, es such frosilent icreseldlont Dro teem The author:14:v end power the President pro ten. shal continue only durenn the -'r. , on uhich he , chonon. elms Ihrestdont asa fresident Pro tem. shall have honor to administer oaths end affirmations, dna take affidsvits and certify the eahe under incir hands:. The Preside.' or :resident pro ten. shell 1,m all conveyances mafe ey ssif city, shf ell instruments which nnell reenire the noel of she ciny. The Erosident is authorized to ecknoc- ledge the execution of • eb said city that re- quire to be acknowleded. ARTICLE IV EXECUTIVE DEPARTHENT Section 786. It shall be the duty the Treasurer to receive end safel- keep all moneys which shall come into hi hand as City Treasurer, 2r 11 of which he shall give duplicate receipts one of which shall be filed with the C1Gy Cl rk. He shell pay out said money on warrant- signed by the President and countersigned by he Clerk, and not otherwise. He shall make quarterly settlements with the City - k. For his compensation he shall be allowed one per cent on all moneys received mnd paid out by him as such Treasurer. e redit himself with such per cent, in his settlements with the City Clerk. Upon each quarterly settlement he shall file < statement of his f' ecount with the City rc,Jerk. Section 787. It shall be the duty of the Lssessor, between the first day of May Rd the first day of August in each year, to make out true list of all the taxable property within the city. The mode making out of said list and proceedings relating thereto, hall be in conformity with laws now in force regulating county assessors, except as the sacia may be otherwise provided in this a t, or by ordi- nance. held list shall ' 0 ribe the property assessed and the value thereof r± shall contain all other matters required to be suate in such lists by county assessors. .;3aid :Assessor shall verify said list by his oath, and shall de sit the same with the City Clerk on or before the firs NI nday of ugust in each year. The,ssessor shall, during said time, al make a list of all Hal ueL ens residing ,ithin the Lrfl so \Ge: Ordinances," into which he -hall coo all city ordinances, aith his certificate annexed to sE-AczA co', stire the foretioin ordinonce in o true co py o an ordinance of such city, and -!;ivires the number and title of said dinsnce, and bteti 2 that the S:.3 has beer published or costed acnco to 1no eif record not:, Pith sold cartificrte, sha be Prime fcie evidbres of the bOtt ents of the ordinsnce and mb is® .se Pessans and publication of the cams, and shall sdnissihl suc„ eilltince in any Court or Tronencio Maid records sh I not be filed in anv case, but shell be returded to the custody el the ci bothin t nedein contained nball he constructed to drsvant the c proof of the bessene end nubliconmon of ordinances in the usual 7;EV. tech of the forenoing books, eucent the records of the ord of Trustees and the board of Mdusblizatior, shall ir imi a nenerel index, nof:foi c1 cj oprehansive to enable a person reedi i to oscertein matttrs contained therein. The City Clerk slso lreep s book, narked "Demands end bar:ants," in nhich he sh cli not a every denand anhinst the city end file the same. He shall state therein, under note of demends, tie elmam al ! sit -n nsde of the setae; ohd if the same ia allowed and n tcrron 1 drakon, he shall also siste ohe hatcher the _arrant, with suiffi 4- t dates. This book shall nor in en index, in eiel reference shall be aade Lo each demand. 'con ths confliction of the assessment roll of any of the taxes of the city, end Moo evyiny 0, the tan thorned, t: absohtion the itstes noon such assessment roll, and maks out and deliver to the darshs1 a tax list in the usual form, kiro his nac r .f ke aay ebdol r t dd'auty, for 'Those acts and bla bondsmen s'ti be histonsibis; aril he end hie not- shell have 'o no o administer ooths end affirmations, to trKe r If; r -1 Lo td i-0 i C) Q.) 0 0 0,, 0 ,- El 0 0 •l 0 0 -P cl..), ) I ,. 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Sixth. fo purchase, receive, lease and hold in fee, in tru for such city, any and all real estate and personal property that may have been acouired, or may hereafter be acquired, for the use and benefit of the schools of such city; provided that no real estate shall be bought, sold, or exchanged, nor any expenditure incurred for the construction of new school houses, without the approval of the Board of Trustees; and provided further, that the proceeds of any such sale or exchange of real estate shall be exclusively applied to the purch se of other lots for the erecting of school houses. Seventh. To grade, fence, and improve all school lots. Sighth. To determine annually the amount of money required for the support of the public eehools, and for carrying into effect all the provisions of law in reference thereto; and in pursuance of this provision the Board of Education shall, at least ten days before the mectina of the Board of Trustees at which the annual ,ity taxes are levied, submit in writing to the Board of Trustees a careful estimate of the whole amount of money to be received from the State and county, and of the amount to be required from such city for the above mentioned Purposes; and the amount so found to be required from the city, shall, by the Boerd of Trustees be added to the above amounts to be assessed and collected for city purposes, and then collected, the proceeds thereof shall be immediately paid into the School Fund of such city, appliances, and d <_a of the county -:-Ilebein such city may be situated:, on account of the chool 5und of such city, on the school district consistinn of the Danis), and all sums received: into the coi nty. trsasury, which hey he abbortiosed to said city or a strict shell be usie to the -2reasuher of such city by the freasurer of such county, LE soon er received:, or as soon e the ehnortionnen a '-hell Le :adle, when aneartionnent is necessary, upon t he order of the hoard of a ucstion. Section EC 1. The fresident of the :board of Idducation shall have zower to adidainisier obuhs and affirmations concern' ' any c- n' upon the treasury, P yable out of the School du- and in cii other 1-hatters r lstise to the duties of she aperd of ddlucseion, ane tc witnesses enanined i s. a:: investi tion had Icy such hoard of :educes:ion, or by a cosaadttee thereof, duly Depointed by it for that purpose. 5ection CCL. Said f.esichent may issue subpoenas under hi- hdnd and the seal of such, attested by the :::fty Cleink., to Cotifel the attend.- arce of nitne cc-es fore such lioard o: iaduceton, Dr conmittee thereof, TE.0 shall be entitled to the sewn fees as witnesses in civil cases, s:d who a.ey hs punish co c- for nos-attendance or rdrussi to he suorn, or to ann-, by the euporior Spurt of the county in uhich Each city may be situated, dection E03. dvery claire payable Ou c d the OCc-Col l'une shall bo filed eith the becretthy of tho hoard c duoc tio, End nfter it shall have boon aForoved by the oard, n cehtifiests f sbch eforetol a-Eon ardorsed thorson, sisisohe the rresident emd feerstery, ando d marrest upon ;he Ocool fund sholl be ifnued thehoon for te aybent of such clEims, which ma-crest shsil bE onee -7 the hhasiden; of' such ho and countorsierned by the nechetary, ane sh.11 oreelefv for hist ourpono the sane is drarn. rection fnitea. the ceorstarx shell re .t to tr. eoarn anhuolly, a ha: such other sixes dn 'tier ner '11 tV'S pertsinitart the expense, encode, condition, tone proerese of the csUlic schools of self city dchin: thn taPeceelhe, vesr, rith such reconnenertiess es he uhry deed oroner. he sholl orvrvo, an( cense to ho observe:I, sued tennral rules one r.thene dtions for tho arievernnent of one struction ix tee echoed , sec incernistext tith she lath ef tho :state, as sorely be er_.:tniblishee: by the hoard of leauection. —e shell attene the sessions the hoard, .encie inferta them ot shah cession of the conCition of the otlalic soh- a, eve)" school fsnds, an other natters cohnecc' tXchtexith, and haeoahefe ouce heenured as fe !env Sernesa necessary fere the advencen het of edbcstion in the city, one shel eslrhierrs such othees euties o nay et r- F--- of hy hearses. he eldall raceivo 6S corponnation for his services, -sayable cut of she :School lood, as the hor( of iyaluost fxora tine to ties nuit EG5. entire revenue deriver" hy aseh fres, toe .tate aehool fun( and the etate s noel tax shell he afolien by acid Oducetich escissively to tte SUM)On of nricrary ant, -cre cooie. Jjeffeleixe DolliaChsehT Uection ad. X foncoroSer's Court is Ocnhey ectehlinhee ix city, to be held by the S-c;-ler of soca city. —nie: focsitcler's Court shell have jurisdiction, conecnnshtly sith the Cestiono' louotn, of all actions v,-.:1J ohoccedintj;s, civil and coixiosl, erisirst vithix iXo r 3 a a he may cal. l in any usice of V Peac c i1fl ts in the county in which such city may be situated. ARTICLE VII MISCELLANEOUS PROVTSIONS Section 610. Every officer collecting or receiving any moneys belonglng to or the use of such city, shall settle for the arne with the Clerk on the Fir st Monday in each month, and immediately pay the same into the treasury, on the order of the Clerk, Con th benefit of the funds to which such moneys respectively belong. Section P I ha officer of such it: shall interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract with such city, or with j of the officer there their ficiP1 capacity, or in doing any work or furnishing any supplies for , use of such city or its officers in their official capacity; and any claim for compensation on work done, or supplies or steri1 furnished, in which any such offi is inter- ested, shall void, and if audited and allowed, shell not paid by Via Treesurer . nny willful violation, Vi the provisions of this section shall be ground, for removal f:i.om office, and shall b ed a mis- demeanor, and punished as such eccion 612. 1,Tuisence. Every act or thing done, or being within the limits of such city, which is or may be declared by le or by eny ordinance of such city to as nuisance, shall be and is hereby deiaared to be a nuisance and shall be considered and treated as such in all actions and procecdinys whatever; and all remedies which are or may be given by la for the prevention and abatement of nuisances all apply thereto.