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Amending sec. 101.

Funds not to be diverted.

Transfer of special funds.

Pay of inspect

ors of public work.

keeping, for his own use and benefit or that of any other person or persons whomsoever. Any violation of this provision shall subject him to immediate removal from office by the city council, who are hereby authorized to declare such office vacant; and the mayor, with the consent of the city council, shall appoint a successor, who shall hold his office for the remainder of the term unexpired of such officer so removed. The provisions herein as to deposit of funds shall not take effect until the successor of the present incumbent has been duly elected and qualified.

SEC. 16. That section 101 of said chapter be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: Section 101. Each and every fund created by this act shall be strictly devoted to the purpose for which it was created, and shall not be diverted, transferred, or borrowed therefrom; any member of the city council voting to so divert, transfer, or borrow the money in any fund shall be liable on his official bond for the amount so diverted, transferred, or borrowed.

Provided, however, That any balance remaining in any special fund, after the payment of all liabilities against such fund, shall be transferred to the general fund of the city.

Provided, also, That inspectors of public work, paid from special funds, may receive pay for their services from the general fund of the city, monthly, as other employes. Upon the completion of such work, and levy and collection of the special fund to pay for the same, an amount equal to that paid said inspectors from the general fund may be taken from such special funds and returned to

the general fund from which it was temporarily taken; and the mayor and council are hereby authorized to include the cost of inspection in such special funds to be levied and collected.


SEC. 17. That section 104 of said chapter be ending sec. and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

works; compensation;

Section 104. There shall be in each city of the Board of public metropolitan class a board of public works, which bonds; duties. shall consist of three members, residents of such city, to be appointed by the mayor, by and with the consent of the council, before the first Monday of July, 1887, for the term of one, two, and three years respectively, the term of office of each to be designated by the mayor, and annually thereafter there shall be appointed, as herein before provided, one member, whose term of office shall be three years. The mayor, by and with the consent of the council, shall designate one of the members of such board to be the chairman thereof. The salaries of the members of such board of public works shall be fixed by ordinance and the salary of the chairman shall not exceed twenty-five hundred ($2,500) dollars per annum and the salary of each of the other members shall not exceed the sum of one thousand ($1,000) dollars per annum. Each member of said board shall, before entering upon the discharge of his duties, take an oath to faithfully discharge the duties of his office, and enter into a bond to such city with two or more good and sufficient sureties, to be approved by the mayor and council, the bond of the chairman to be in the sum of fifteen thousand ($15,000) dollars, and the other two in the sum of ten thousand ($10,000) dollars each, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties as such member of such board of public

Removal of members.

works. The chairman of such board shall devote his entire time to the performance of his official duty, and no member of such board shall ever be directly or indirectly interested in any contract entered into by them on behalf of such city, nor shall they be interested, either directly or indirectly, in the purchase of any material to be used or applied in or about the use or purposes contemplated by this act. It shall be the duty of such board of public works and it shall have power to make contracts on behalf of the city for the performance of all such works and the erection of such improvements as may be ordered by the mayor and council, but only with the approval of the mayor and council; to superintend the performance of all such work and the erection of such improvements. It shall also be the duty of said board to approve the estimates of the city engineer which may be made from time to time of the value of work as the same may progress; to accept any work or improvement made, when the same shall be fully completed according to contract, subject, however, to the approval of the mayor and council, and to perform such other duties as may be devolved upon them by ordinance.

The supervision of the construction of city halls, market houses, jails, or other public buildings now in process of erection or contracted for, shall not come within the control or direction of said board.

A majority of the members of said board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business coming within the control or jurisdiction of the same; the presence of the chairman of said board shall be necessary to constitute such quorum.

Any member of such board may at any time be

removed from office by a vote of two-thirds of the members elected to the council, with the approval of the mayor, for sufficent cause, and the proceedings in that behalf shall be entered in the journal of the council; Provided, That the council shall previously cause a copy of the charges preferred against such member sought to be removed, and notice of the time and place of hearing the same, to be served on him ten days at least previous to the time so assigned and opportunity shall be given him to make his defense.

SEC. 18. That section one hundred seven (107) Amending sec. of said chapter be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:




Section 107. In each city of the metropolitan Board for the class there shall be a board for the inspection of buildings, which shall have charge of the enforcing of all ordinances pertaining to party walls, or the erection, construction, alteration, repairs, or removal of buildings, and the arrangement of heating appliances. A majority of the members of such board shall constitute a quorum. The chief officer Inspector of of such board shall be called the "inspector of salary; duties, buildings," and shall be the executive officer of such board. He shall be appointed at the same time and in the same manner as the other appointive officers of the city, and shall receive a salary at the rate of two thousand dollars ($2,000) per annum, which shall be in full for all services rendered by him, and he shall not be allowed any further fee or perquisites. He shall charge and collect such sums for building permits as may be authorized by ordinance, and shall pay over to the city treasurer all money collected at the end of each

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Board of park commissioners; powers and duties.

month. The inspector of buildings shall be an able, experienced architect, builder or mechanic, competent to perform all the duties of the office to which he is appointed, and shall not, during his term of office, be employed or engaged in any other vocation or business. The city engineer and chief of the fire department, or such other officers or persons as may be designated by ordinance, shall be the other members of the board for the inspection of buildings. The board for the inspection of buildings and the inspector of buildings shall have and exercise such other powers and duties as may be prescribed by ordinance, and concurrent resolution.

SEC. 19. That section one hundred and eight (108) of said chapter be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 108. In each city of the metropolitan class there shall be a board of park commissioners, who shall have charge of all the parks and public grounds belonging to the city, and the streets and alleys in any cemetery situated within the limits of such city, which said streets and alleys have been or may hereafter be dedicated to and for the use of the public without obligation to keep in repair by said board, with power to establish rules for the management, care, and use of public parks and parkways, streets, and alleys; and it shall be the duty of said board from time to time to devise, suggest, and recommend to the mayor and council a system of public parks, parkways, and boulevards or additions thereto, within the city or within three miles of the limits thereof, and to designate the lands and grounds necessary to be used, purchased,

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