Providence City Manual: Or, Organization of the Municipal Government

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Hammond, Angell & Company, 1907

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Página 196 - Provided, that no person shall at any time be allowed to vote in the election of the city council of the city of Providence, or upon any proposition to impose a tax or for the expenditure of money in any town or city, unless he shall within the year next preceding, have paid a tax assessed upon his property therein, valued at least at one hundred and thirty-four dollars.
Página 57 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Página 48 - Such special agents while so employed shall have the same power and authority as the inspector, subject to his approval. The total amount expended under this section shall not exceed in any one year the sum of three thousand dollars...
Página 53 - Every member, who shall be present when a question is put, shall vote for or against the same, unless the Board shall excuse him...
Página 50 - Journal of the preceding day to be read, and proceed to business. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members; and shall decide all questions of order, subject to an appeal to the...
Página 60 - No person except a member of the council shall be permitted to occupy the seat of any member while the council is in session. The seats of the members of the council shall be numbered, and shall be determined, in the presence of the council, by drawing the names of members and the...
Página 113 - ... of said work, or by or in consequence of any negligence in guarding the same, or any improper materials used in its construction, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said contractor or his agents...
Página 49 - ... presenting the same ; and no other indorsement or report of any kind shall be made on the reports, memorials or other papers which may be referred to any joint committee, except such as may l>e made by the clerk of either branch of the city council.
Página 57 - To lay on the table, To postpone indefinitely, To postpone to a day certain...
Página 196 - Every male citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of this State one year, and of the county in which he claims his vote five months, next before the election, shall be entitled to vote for all officers that now are, or hereafter may be, elective by the people...

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