Replanning Small Cities: Six Typical Studies

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B. W. Huebsch, 1912 - Art, Municipal - 218 pages

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Page 178 - ... years from the passage of such law, and shall specially appropriate the proceeds of such taxes to the payment of such principal and interest ; and such appropriation shall not be repealed, nor the taxes be postponed or diminished, until the principal and interest of such debt shall have been wholly paid.
Page 158 - We are knit together as a body in a most strict and sacred bond and covenant of the Lord, of the violation whereof we make great conscience, and by virtue whereof we do hold ourselves straitly tied to all care of each other's good, and of the whole by every one, and so mutually. " 5. Lastly, it is not with us as with other men whom small things can discourage, or small discontentments cause to wish themselves at home again.
Page 27 - ... and after the establishment, layout, and completion of such improvements, may convey any such real estate thus acquired and not necessary for such improvements, with reservations concerning the future use and occupation of such real estate, so as to protect such public works and improvements, and their environs, and to preserve the view, appearance, light, air, and usefulness of such public works.
Page 198 - Loan, shall be countersigned by the governor, and shall be deemed a pledge of the faith and credit of the Commonwealth...
Page 167 - The state or any of its cities may acquire by gift, purchase, or condemnation lands for establishing, laying out...
Page 179 - No county, city, township, school district or other municipal corporation, shall be allowed to become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to an amount, including existing indebtedness, in the aggregate exceeding five per centum on the value of the taxable property therein, to be ascertained by the last assessment for State and county taxes, previous to the incurring of such indebtedness.
Page 178 - ... be taken by yeas and nays, shall be necessary to the passage of such law ; and every such law shall provide for levying an annual tax sufficient to pay the annual interest of such debt, and the principal within five years from the passage of such law...
Page 27 - ... the president of the board of park commissioners ; the city engineer ; two citizens, neither of whom shall hold any other office in said city government ; one member of the board of aldermen, and one member of the common council board, to be appointed as hereinafter provided.
Page 179 - ... provide for the collection of a direct annual tax to pay, and sufficient to pay the interest on such debt as it falls due, and also to pay and discharge the principal of such debt within eighteen years from the time of the contracting thereof.
Page 178 - Every such debt shall be authorized by law, for some purpose or purposes to be distinctly specified therein; and the vote of a majority of all the members elected to each house, to be taken by yeas and nays, shall be necessary to the passage of such law...

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