Annual Report of the Buffalo Park Commissioners

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Page 35 - ... no appraisal had been made ; and at any stage of such new proceedings, the court may authorize the...
Page 48 - I have compared the preceding with the original law on file in this office, and do hereby certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of said original law. ' Given under my hand and the seal of office of the Secretary of State, at the city of Albany, this third day of May, in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five.
Page 35 - ... if in possession, to continue in possession, and, if not in possession, to take possession, and use such real estate during the pendency and until the final conclusion of such new proceedings ; and may stay all actions...
Page 35 - ... added, and to direct such further notices to be given, to any party in interest, as it deems proper; and also to appoint other commissioners in place of any who shall die, or refuse, or neglect to serve, or be incapable of serving.
Page 29 - No member of said board shall receive any compensation for his services...
Page 30 - SEC. 2. The said board shall have power to select and locate such grounds in the seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth wards of the city of Buffalo, as may in their opinion be proper and desirable to be reserved and set apart for one or more public parks, and also to locate and lay out such approaches thereto, and streets connecting the said parks, as may in their judgment be desirable ; and one-fifth of the land so taken for a park or parks, and approaches thereto, and streets connecting...
Page 35 - The court shall have power at any time to amend any defect or informality in any of the special proceedings authorized by this act, as may be necessary ; or to cause new parties to be added, and to direct such further notices to be given to any party in interest as it deems proper...
Page 18 - ... of all the people than they would be merely by the formation of a park, however large, at some one point in the suburbs. For these reasons we would recommend that in your scheme a large park should not be the sole object in view, but should be regarded simply as the more important member of a general, largely provident, forehanded, comprehensive arrangement for securing refreshment, recreation, and health to the people.
Page 46 - The office of any one of the said park commissioners who shall not attend the meetings of the board for three successive months, after having been duly notified of such meetings, without reason therefor satisfactory to said board, or without leave of absence from said board, shall by said board be declared vacant ; and they shall proceed to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term, as hereinbefore provided.
Page 42 - ... and it shall be the duty of any Commissioner or other person, who may have any knowledge or information of the violation of this provision, forthwith to report the same to the Mayor of the city of Buffalo, who shall present the facts of the case to the Superior Court of Buffalo.

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