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pursuance of this title, shall thereby and thereafter be deemed to have consented, and shall be held to be a corporation, and to have and exercise all and singular its franchises under the
present constitution and the laws passed in pursuance thereof, Fire insurance and not otherwise; provided, that any fire insurance.com
pany so created, complying with the requirements of sections three thousand six hundred and fifty-four, and three thousand six hundred and fifty-five, or of any police regulation contained in chapter eleven of this title, or in chapter eight of title three, part first, shall not be deemed to have consented, and shall not be affected by the provisions of this section by
reason of such compliance. Repeals.
SECTION 2. That said original section 3234 as amended May 18, 1886, is hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
LEWIS C. LAYLIN,
President of the Senata
[Senate Bill No. 58.]
Board of education (Cleve. land).
To provide for the reorganization of boards of education in city districts
of the second grade of the first class. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That boards of education in city districts of the second grade of the first class shall consist of a school council and a school director.
Schoolcouncil: how constituted and
SECTION 2. The legislative power and authority shall
be vested in the school council, which shall consist of seven elected ; meet- members, to be elected by the qualified electors residing in inge.
such district, and which shall meet at such times as required by law for the meeting of the board of education in such
districts. No resolution levying a tax shall be adopted unless levying tax.
the resolution, together with the estimates on which the same is based, has been submitted to and approved by the board of tax commissioners in the city located in full or in part in such districts.
SECTION 3. The first election for such council shall be held on the first Monday of April, 1892, at which election three members of the council shall be elected for a term of two years and their successors shall be elected at the annual municipal election for 1894, and biennially thereafter, and four members of the council shall at such election in 1892 be elected for a term of three years and their successors shall be elected at the annual municipal election of 1895 for a term
Schoolcouncil: election and term.
of two years and biennially thereafter, and all members of
SECTION 4. Every legislative act of the council shall be Resolutions ;
SECTION 5. The council shall have power to provide for Teachers and the appointment of all necessary teachers and employes and emplojes. prescribe their duties and fix their compensation. It shall Libraries ; also have the same powers and perform the same duties in manual and relation to the library board and manual and domestic train- ing schools. ing schools as are now vested in and exercised by the boards of education of city districts of the second grade of the first class.
tion by council.
SECTION 6. The school director shall be elected by the qualified electors of the district, and, except as otherwise rector: elecprovided in this act, all the powers heretofore vested in and performed by the board of education in such districts, sball be vested in and performed by him.
SECTION 7. The first election for such director shall be first election; held on the first Monday of April, 1892, and the director so elected shall serve until his successor is elected and qualified; subsequent and such successor shall be elected at the time of the annual elections. municipal election for 1894, and biennially thereafter.
SECTION 8. The director shall devote his entire time to the duties of his office, and shall receive an annual salary of five thousand ($5,000) dollars, payable monthly out of the school funds of the district; and before entering upon the discharge of tbe duties of his office shall give bond for the faithful performance thereof in the sum of twenty-five thousand ($25.000) dollars, with not less than two sureties to be approved by the board, which bond shall be deposited with the clerk within ten days from date of election, and preserved by him.
SECTION 9. In case of any vacancy in the office of scł ool director or member of the council, the council may, by the v te of the majority of all the members elected, fill such vacancy until ihe next annual municipal election occurring more than thirty days after such vacancy occurs, when the same shall be filled by election for unexpired term.
SECTION 10. The school director shall, subject to the approval of and confirmation by the council, appoint a superintendent of instruction, who shall remain in office during gord behavior, and the school director may at any time, for suflicient cause, remove him; but the order for such removal shall be in writing, specifying the cause therefor, and shall be entered upon the records of his office; and he shall forthwith report the same to the council, together with the reasons there for. The superintendent of instruction shall have the sole power to appoint and discharge all assistants and teachers authorized by the council to be employed, and shall report to the school director in writing annually, and oftener if required, as to all matters under his supervision, and may be required by the council to attend any or all of its meetings; and except as otherwise provided in this act, all employes of the board of education shall be appointed or employed by the school director. He shall report to the council annually, or ostener if required, as to all matters under his supervision. He shall attend all meetings of the council and may take part in its deliberations, subject to its rules, but shall not have the right to vote.
Powers and duties.
Powrs and duties of director.
ACCOUNTS-DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTS.
Auditor of board.
SECTION 11. The city auditor of the city located in whole
or in part in such district, shall be the auditor of the board of Genı ralduties. education of such district. He shall keep an accurate account
of all taxes levied for school purposes, and of all moneys due to, received and disbursed by the board; also of all assets and liabilities of, and all appropriations made by the school council, and shall receive and preserve all vouchers for payments and disbursements made to or by the board.
SECTION 12. He shall issue all warrants for the pay
ment of money from the school funds, but no warrant shall Approval of
be issue I for the payment of any claim until such claim is approved by the chool director, except the pay-roll for assis ants in schon! work and teachers, which shall be approved hy the president and clerk and the superintendent of instruc
Warrants for money.
ment of claims.
SECTION 13. Whenever a claim shall be presented to Evidence as to the auditor, he shall bave power to require evidence that accu incy and the amount claimed is justly due and is in conformity to claims. the law, and for that purpose be may summon before him any officer, agent or employe of the board, or any otber person, and examine him on oath or affirmation relative thereto, which oath or affirmation be may administer.
SECTION 14. No money shall be drawn from the treasury Appropriaexcept in pursuance of appropriations made by the school tions for paycouncil, and whenever an appropriation is made by the council the clerk shall forth with give notice thereof to the auditor and treasurer. No appropriations sball be made for a longer period than for the end of the current year, and at the end of each year, all the unexpended balances of appropriations shall revert to the school fund.
SECTION 15. If the auditor shall draw a warrant for any Individual liaclaim contrary to law, he and his sureties shall be individually budiyor
auditor and liable for tbe amount of the same.
SECTION 16. The auditor shall submit to the council, Auditor's reannually, and oftener if required by it, a report of the poris. accounis of the board, verified by his oath, exhibiting the revenues, receipts, disbursements, a seets and liabilities of the board, the sources from which the revenues and funds are derived, and in what manner the same have been disbursed. He shall give bond for the faithful discharge of his duties in Eond. the sum of twenty thousand ($20,000) dollars, with not less than two eureties, and wbich shall be approved by the council and filed with the clerk. The auditor shall receive Compensation; no compensation for his services as auditor, but the council ussistants. shall provide for the appointment of such assistants for the auditor as it sball deem necessary, and fix their compensation, which shall be paid monthly out of the school funds; but such assistants shall be appointed by the auditor.
Section 17. All money due to the board shall be paid Moners due to the treasurer upon the warrant of the auditor, which alone sball be sufficient to authorize such payment; no person except the treasurer shall collect or receive any moneys due the board, and any payments made, except to such treasurer, and any receipt given therefor by any person shall be void as against the board.
SECTION 18. The office of auditor of the board of edu. Omiceofcertain cation as provided by section 3980 of the Revised Statutes is hereby abolished; to take effect upon the organization of the board of education, as herein provided.
SECTION 19. No contract, agreement or obligation shall when contract, be binding upon the board unless an appropriation there. etc., binding. for shall have been first made by the council.
SECTION 20. All contracts involving more than two when to be in hundred and fifty ($250) dollars in amount shall be in writing, etc. writing, executed in the name of the board of education by
Limit of con-
when cost of
ing and record-
the school director and approved by the council. When
reported to the auditor.
SECTION 21. When the school council determines to
build, enlarge, repair or furnish a school-house or school-
period of four weeks, once each week, in not exceeding two
clerk by 12 o'clock, noon, of the last day stated in the
interested in the same, and shall be accompanied by a suf-
ance of it properly secured.
but the school director may, at his discretion, reject ail the
the lowest in the aggregate for such improvement or repair.
collusion or combination among the bidders, or any number