Charter for the City and County of San Francisco

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G. Spaulding & Company, 1895 - 258 pages
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Page 149 - To compel witnesses to attend and testify before it, upon all matters connected with the operation of this...
Page 28 - No county, city, town, township, Board of Education, or school district, shall incur any indebtedness or liability in any manner, or for any purpose, exceeding in any year the income and revenue provided for it for such year, without the assent of two-thirds of the qualified electors thereof voting at an election to be held for that purpose...
Page 191 - Such examinations shall be practical in their character, and so far as may be shall relate to those matters which will fairly test the relative capacity and fitness of the persons examined to discharge the duties of the service, into which they seek to be appointed.
Page 22 - ... before or at the time of incurring such indebtedness, provision shall be made for the collection of an annual tax sufficient to pay the Interest on such indebtedness as it fa.lls due, and also provision to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof on or before maturity, which shall not exceed forty years from the time of contracting the same.
Page 194 - Nothing in this Act shall limit the power of any officer to suspend a subordinate for a reasonable period, not exceeding thirty days.
Page 194 - No officer or employe in the classified civil service of any city who shall have been appointed under said rules and after said examination, shall be removed or discharged except for cause, upon written charges and after an opportunity to be heard in his own defense.
Page 17 - State for the use of water supplied to any city and county, or city or town, or the inhabitants thereof, shall be fixed, annually, by the Board of Supervisors...
Page 92 - Council on appeal, then, in conformity with such direction and decision, which assessment shall briefly refer to the contract, the work contracted for and performed, and shall show the amount to be paid therefor, together with any incidental expenses, the rate per front foot assessed, the amount of each assessment, the name of the owner of each lot, or portion of a lot (if known to the Street Superintendent); if unknown, the word "unknown...
Page 178 - You do swear (or affirm) that you will fully and truly answer all such questions as shall be put to you touching your place of residence and qualifications as an elector.
Page 133 - June of that year, the various sums of money received from the library fund and from other sources, and how such moneys have been expended, and for what purposes ; the number of books and periodicals on hand, the number added by purchase, gift, or otherwise, during the year ; the number lost or missing; the...

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