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or may be taken from the fund for current expenses of said county, by whatever name it may be called.

SEC. 3. The balance of the money derived from the sale of said bonds of said County of San Luis Obispo must be used by the Supervisors of said county in repairing, grading, macadamizing, or graveling such of the main public roads of said county as the public good may more urgently require to be improved, in the manner aforesaid. Said Board may. cause such work to be done by contract, to be entered into in the same manner and form, as near as practicable, as that required by the first section of this Act, in regard to the Cuesta Road. Should there be a surplus in said “Cuesta Road Fund," after paying for the completion of said road over said mountain, the same shall be used as provided in this section.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect immediately.

Supervisors to control manufac. ture of

CHAP. CCLXXI. — An Act in relation to the manufacture of

acids and explosive chemicals in the City and County of San Francisco, and for other purposes.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact us follows: SECTION 1. From and after the passage of this Act, the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco shall have full power and authority to fix limits in said city and county, within which the manufacture of gunpowder, giant powder, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, or other combustible or explosive chemicals, and the maintenance of acid works, shall be prohibited; and to make such rules and regulations in relation to the manufacture and transportation of such substances and the maintenance of acid works in any part of said city and county as they may deem proper and advisable.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect immediately.

CHAP. CCLXXII.—[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.]

CHAP. CCLXXIII.-[See volume of Amendments to the Codes.] CHAP. CCLXXIV.-An Act to incorporate the City of San Luis

Obispo.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The territory described in the second section Corporate of this Act, and the inhabitants thereof, are a municipal cor- name. poration, under the Political Code of this State, and are to be known as the City of San Luis Obispo.

SEC. 2. The boundaries of said city are as follows: Begin- City ning at a point on the line between townships thirty and boundaries, thirty-one south, range twelve east, Mount Diablo meridian, said point being east twenty chains distant from the corner to sections one and two and thirty-five and thirty-six of townships thirty and thirty-one south, range twelve east, Mount Diablo meridian; thence north one hundred and forty chains; thence west one hundred and forty chains; thence south one hundred and twenty chains to the northeasterly boundary line of “Laguna” Ranch; thence following said boundary line of said ranch southeasterly to its intersection with the aforesaid line between said townships thirty and thirty-one; and thence following said township line east to the place of beginning.

Sec. 3. The Common Council of said city shall consist of city governfive members, who, with the Mayor, Assessor, Marshal, Tax Formt, official Collector, and Police Judge, shall be chosen at an election to be held in said city on the first Monday of April, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and shall go into office on the first Monday of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and shall hold their office for one year, and until their successors are elected and qualified. The Mayor is the President of the Council, and has the casting vote in case of a tie. Neither the Mayor nor Councilmen may receive any compensation for their services. All elective city officers must be chosen at large by the electors of the city.

SEC. 4. The said city succeeds to all properties, rights, titles, interests, possessions, credits, immunities, liabilities, debts, and obligations, in law and in equity, that may pertain to the Town of San Luis Obispo at the time this Act takes effect.

Sec. 5. All ordinances heretofore passed by the Town Ordinances. Trustees of the Town of San Luis Obispo, pursuant to law, shall remain in force as ordinances of said city until repealed by ordinances passed by the Common Council of said city.

SEC. 6. The city shall create no indebtedness during any Debts not to one year exceeding, in the aggregate, its revenue for that exceed year. In making estimates as to its revenue for the current year, the estimate roll of property in the city for the previous year must be the basis of calculation, deducting fifteen per cent. for delinquencies. For the first year the assessment roll of the Town of San Luis Obispo must be the basis. No warrant shall be drawn on the treasury unless there is

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Acts repealed.

money to pay it on presentation. No account must be approved, nor scrip or other evidence of indebtedness issued. unless the money to pay it is in the treasury.

SEC. 7. An Act to incorporate the Town of San Luis Obispo, approved March fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and all Acts amendatory thereof, are repealed.

SEC. 8. This Act shall take effect on the first Monday of May, eighteen hundred and seventy-six. But the County Judge of San Luis Obispo County shall give notice of the first election for the elective officers of said city, canvass the vote thereat, and declare the result thereof, and for this purpose this Act takes effect immediately.

Act to take effect.

Trustees to employ expert.

CHAP. CCLXXV.-An Act requiring the Board of Trustees of the City of Sacramento to appoint an expert.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the Board of Trustees of the City of Sacramento, at their first meeting in the month of April of each year after the passage of this Act, to employ an expert, at a compensation not exceeding two hundred and fifty dollars, to examine into the state of the city finances, and into the condition of the finances of each and every fund under the administration of any Board or Commission in the said city government, and make a report to the said Board of Trustees in writing, under oath, in regard to the several funds, and showing any mismanagement therein, if any, and shall also examine and report upon any special matter to which his attention may be directed by resolution of the Board.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

CHAP. CCLXXVI.-An Act to prevent the catching of fish by

seines, nets, or urirs, in the San Antonio Creek, in the County of Alameda.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. It shall not be lawful for any person to catch fish in the waters of the San Antonio Creek, in the County of Alameda, by the use of seines, nets, or weirs.

SEC. 2. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be subject to a penalty of not less than fifty nor more

l'se of seines and nets unlawful.

Penalty for violation.

than one hundred dollars for each offense, or imprisonment in the County Jail of the County of Alameda for a term of not less than thirty nor' more than sixty days, which penalty may be enforced by any Police Judge or Justice of the Peace of said county:

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAP. CCLXXVII.-An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act

to separate the office of County Auditor from office of County Recorder, and to regulate official salaries in the Counties of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern,approved March eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section eleven of an Act entitled "An Act to Act, when to separate the office of County Auditor from the office of take effect. County Recorder, and to regulate official salaries in the Counties of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern," approved March eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 11. This Act shall take effect and be in force, for the purposes of the election provided for in section one, on and after the first Monday in January, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, and for all other purposes, on and after the first Monday in March, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight.

CHAP. CCLXXVIII.-An Act to amend section eighteen of an

Act in relation to the county officers of Santa Clara County, their fees and salaries, approved February tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Section eighteen of the Act in relation to the county officers of Santa Clara County, their fees and salaries, approved February tenth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, is amended to read : Section 18. The Board of Supervisors Supervisors of said county shall have the full financial management at tro hor jail. the County Jail of said county, and shall prescribe the number and compensation of the employés therein. Such management shall not prevent the control of the prisoners confined therein now exercised by the Sheriff of said county, nor interfere with the supply of all necessary food for the

prisoners confined in said jail, for which the Board of Super-
visors shall allow to said Sheriff a just and reasonable com-
pensation. All employés of the prison shall be appointed
by the Sheriff.
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect from its passage.

apportionment of

CHAP. CCLXXIX.—An Act to authorize the Board of Trustees of Sacramento City to levy taxes for city purposes.

[Approved March 20, 1876.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Levy and SECTION 1. The Board of Trustees of the City of Sacra

mento are hereby authorized, at any regular or special meetcity taxes. ing held by such Board in the month of March, eighteen

hundred and seventy-six, to levy for city purposes, for the present fiscal year, a tax of one dollar and ninety-six cents on each one hundred dollars in value of the assessable property in said city. The taxes so levied shall be apportioned as follows: To the General Fund, forty-two cents; to the School Fund, thirty-five cents; to the Bond Redemption Fund, ten cents; to the Paid Fire Department Fund, twenty cents; to the Paid Fire Department Redemption Fund, four cents; to the Police Fund, seventeen cents; to the Special Street Fund, three cents; to the Street Intersection and Crossing Fund, forty cents; to the Street Repair Fund, five cents; to the Levee Fund, five cents; to the

Special Water-works Redemption Fund, fifteen cents. Moneys, how SEC. 2. No other or further tax shall be levied by said applied.

Board for said year, for any purpose mentioned in this Act; and the moneys levied and collected under this Act shall be applied only as herein apportioned.

SEC. 3. The Auditor of said city is hereby granted ten further time. days, in addition to that now allowed by law, in which to

extend the figures on the assessment roll of said city for the present year, and the Board of Trustees are authorized, by an order entered on their minutes, to extend, for not exceeding ten days, the time prescribed by law for doing any act relating to the revenue or to the collection of the revenue of said city. Any Board or Commission existing in the city is hereby empowered to reduce in any manner the expenses of the department under the charge or control of such Board or Commission.

SEC. 4. This Act shall be in force from and after its passage.

Auditor granted

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