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same bond, receive the same compensation, and perform the same duties as are provided in respect to township assessors.

Sec. 1755. The clerk shall attend all the meetings of the Duties of clerk, council and make a fair and accurate record of all its proceedings and of all rules, bg-laws, resolutions and ordinances passed by council, and the same shall be subject to the inspection of all persons interested; and in case of his absence from Clerk pro tem. any meeting, the council shall appoint one ot its own num: ber to perform his duties for the time; and in cities of the Clerk of second class, third grade a, he shall also act as clerk of tae Springfield. board of public affairs, attend all of its meetings, and make an accurate record of all of its proceedings, and perform such other duties as may be required by said board.

Sec. 1781. He shall receive such stated salary, payable Compensation quarterly out of the corporation treasury, and such fees or of city solicitor. compensation for particular services, as the council may prescribe; and no additional counsel shall be appointed or em- Additional ployed at the expense of the corporation, except by a resolu- counsel. tion of the council adopted for that purpose, specifying the case in which such additional attorney is employed, and the reasons therefor, and may fix the compensation to be paid; but in cities of the second class, third grade a, he shall re- Balary of city ceive a salary of eighteen hundred dollars per annum, and solicitoreof

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Springfield no additional fets or compensation, payable monthly out of the corporation treasury, and he shall be the attorney of all Duties. boards in the corporation; and in cities of the second class, Additional third grade a, in addition to his duties provided by section duties as coun3977, Revised Statutes of Ohio, in relation to school boards board. and members and officers of school boards, he shall apply in the name of the school board to a court of competent jurisdiction for an order or injunction to restrain the misapplication of the public school funds or the abuse of the powers of said board or the execution or performance of any contract made in behalf of said board in contravention of the laws governing the same, or which was procured by fraud or corruption.

Sec. 1785. In cities of the first class, and in cities of the Police court. third grade, and third grade a, of the second class, there shall be a court held by the police judge, which court shall be styled the police court, and be a court of record.

Sec. 1808. He shall give such bonds, with sureties, as Clerk of polico may be required by the council and county commissioners, and shall receive for his services, in cities of the first class, in Salary in cities city cases, a fixed salary to be prescribed by ordinance of the tirst class. council, of not less than twelve hundred dollars nor more than two thousand dollars per year, and for state cases such Additional further allowance as the county commissioners may deem compensation. proper, but not exceeding one thousand dollars per year, and Salary incities in cities of the third grade, and third grade a, of the second third grade class, in city cases, a fixed salary, to be prescribed by ordi- grade a second nance of the council, of not less than six hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars per year, and for state Additional cases such further allowance as the county commissioners may

compensation. deem proper, but not exceeding two hundred dollars per year.

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streets, avenues and alleys ;

ments;

Cemeteries.

Public halls.

Platting of lands, etc.

Hospitals.

Springfield

Sec. 41. The board shall have control of the construcbhands of poubets tion, supervision, cleaning, repairing, grading and improving and duties of; all streets, avenues, market-houses and spaces, bridges, sewers, general public improve

drains, culverts, streams and water-courses, sidewalks, curbs and

gutters, and the lighting of all such public places in the corpoGrading of ration as may be deemed necessary; it shall have authority to

fix and establish the grading of all streets, avenues and alleys;

it shall have supervision and control of the construction, use, public build

repairing, cleaning, lighting, and heating of all public buildlic improve ings, excepting library buildings, and of the construction of parks. all public improvements of such city. It shall have the

powers and perform the duties conferred and imposed upon the park commissioners by subdivision two of chapter six, division eight, title twelve of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; it shall have the powers and perform the duties conferred and imposed upon the trustees of cemeteries hy chapter seven, division eight, title twelve of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; it shall have the power and perform the duties conferred upon council, as to public hall, by sections 2559, 2560, 2561, 2562, 2566 and 2567 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; it shall have the powers and perform the duties conferred and imposed upon

ihe platting commission by chapter twelve of the Revised Public health. Statutes of Ohio; it shall have the powers and perform the

duties conferred and imposed upon the board of health by chapter one, division six, title twelve of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; it shall have the power and perform the duties conferred and imposed upon the board of hospital commissioners by chapter three, division six, title twelve of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; and it shall have the powers conferred upon municipal corporations by chapter two, division six, title

twelve of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; and it shall have the ings.

powers and duties conferred and imposed upon the board of examiners of insecure and unsafe buildings by sections 2451, 2452 and 2453 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio; and it shall have the powers and perform the duties conferred and imposed upon the commissioners of sewers by uitle twelve, division seven, chapter four of the Revised Siatutes of Ohio; and in such city there shall be no board of commissioners of sewers. The board shall appoint a city civil engineer to

serve during the pleasure of the board, with compensation to pensation.

be fixed by the board within limits prescribed by ordinance of council; he shall give bond in a sum to be fixed by the board and shall perform such duties as shall be prescribed by the board and by ordinance of council.

Sec. 63. That the following section be enacted as supplementary to section 2700 of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, with sectional numbering as follows:

Sec. 2700a. That in cities of the second class, third ticipation of

grade a, loans may be made by the corporation in anticipation in spring field. of any of the special funds of the corporation or sewer dis

tricts thereof to raise which, taxis may be levied by the provisions of section 2683, Revised Statuies of Ohio, but no such loan shall be made during any fiscal year in anticipation of any such funds exceeding the amount of taxes and revenue from other sources, due and payable into the fund for the

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by the board of tax commissioners, and the appointment of said board shall be so made, and the vacancies shall be so filled that no more than three members thereof shall be of the same political party, faith and allegiance, the first appointments to be two for one year, two for two years, and two for three years, and all the vacancies shall be filled for

the unexpired term from persons of the same political faith Powers; rules as those whose term shall have expired. Said board sball governing

have all the powers, and be governed by the rules, provisions, and limitations prescribed in the next preceding section for

the annual county board; each member of said board is auminister oaths thorized to administer oaths, and said board is em powered to

call persons before them, and examine them, under oath,

in regard to their own or others' property, moneys, credits, Equalizing and investments, and the value thereof, and to equalize the

real and personal property, moneys, credits and inListing prop: vestments within such city, and to order any property, credit

or investment to be placeu on the duplicate for taxation, and

fix the value thereof, according to law, which has not been Increasing listed for taxation, and to increase the value of such property,

moneys, credits, and investments, as have, in their judgment, been listed at less than their true value in money, and to reduce the value of such property, moneys, credits, or in vestments as have been appraised above their true value in money, and shall annuaily meet at the oflice of the county auditor on the fourth Monday in May, except in cities of the first ard second grade of the first class, when it shall meet on the fourth Monday in May, and shall close its session on

or before the second Monday of September; except that in umbus, Day. cities of the third grade of the first class, and in cities of the ton, Springfleld, Akron, first and second grades of the second class, and in cities of the

second class, third grade a, and cities having a population of and Zanesville. twenty thousand and over by the last federal census, and

which have not been by ordinance advanced to a city of the second grade of the second class, said board shall close its

session on or before the first Monday of August; and in cities grades, second of the third and fourth grades of the second class, said board

shall close its session on or before the fourth Monday of June Compensation then next following. For each day necessarily employed in

the performance of their duties, the members of said board Toledo, Colum- shall each receive in cities of the first class, and in the first Springfield, and second grades of the second class, and in cities of the Akron,Canton, second class, third grade a, and in cities having a population and Zanesville. of twenty thousand and over, ascertained as aforesaid, and

which have not been advanced to a city of the second grade

of the second class, the sum of five dollars per day, and in grades. recond cities of the third and fourth grades of the second class, the olass; mileage. sum of three dollars per day, and in cities of the third and

fourth grades of the second class, not county seats, tbe members of such board shall receive, in addition to the sum of

three dollars per day, ten cents per mile traveling expenses Cincinnati: going to the said county seat; and in cities of the first class, county audit first grade, the auditor shall receive no compensation as a

member of the board, but the board may appoint all necessary messengers and clerks, not exceeding six of each, who shall

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receive three dollars per day for their services, for the time actually employed, which shall be paid out of the county treasury. The county auditor may act by his deputy or chief Deputy of clerk in all city boards of equalization, and, in addition to the county audit: clerks herein authorized, the auditor of the county having a of board in city of the first grade of the first class shall appoint a clerk, salary. who shall be styled the chief clerk of the board of equaliza: tion, at a salary of five dollars for each day's services performed; and such boards shall each have the same powers as are Proceedings conferred upon annual county boards by the next preceding notifiede Fans section, and upon complaint of the presiding officer thereof to appear beto the probate judge, the same proceedings shall be had note board, against persons notitied and neglecting or refusing to appear before them, or refusing to swear, or answer questions, as is provided in section two thousand seven hundred and eightythree; and county solicitors, or, where there is no such office, Legal adviser the prosecuting attorney of the county shail act as the legal and attorney adviser and attorney for the county board, and the city solic- city boards. itor of the city board of equalization; provided, however, that Powers and this act shall not be deemed to supersede or in any manner vested in board affect section two of an act entitled “An act supplementary to of review, in and amendatory of title XII of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, passed March 26, 1891.

SECTION 5. In cities of the second class, third grade a, Improvethe provisions of section 2702, of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, shall not be held applicable in case of the improvement of ments are

levied, in public streets, alleys, avenues or spaces, or in the construction

Springfield. of sewers, sidewalks, curbs or gutters, where the whole or any part of the cost of such improvement is to be assessed upon the abutting or other benefited lots and lands in such cities.

SECTION 6. In cities of the second class, third grade a, Improvements the provisions of section 2702, Revised Statutes, shall not be contracted for,

. held to apply to any of the improvements enumerated in sec- field. tion 5 of this act which are now either contracted for or are now in process of construction.

SECTION 7. That sections one, forty-one, sixty-three and Repeals. sixty four of an act entitled “An act supplemental to title 12, of the Revised Statutes of Ohio, to provide a government for cities of the second class, third grade e, and to amend sections 1546, 1518, 1755, 1781, 1785, 1808, 2328, 2682, 2689a, 2690a, 2805, 2815 and 2926t, of the Revised Statutes,” passed by the general assembly of the state of Ohio March 23, 1891, and section 2805 of the Revised Statutes, as amended April 23, 1891, be and the same are hereby repealed.

SECTION 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

LEWIS C. LAYLIN
Spraker of the House of Representatives.
ANDREW L. HARRIS,

President of the Senate,
Passed February 10, 1892.

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