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therein, at a cost not to exceed sixteen thousand dollars, and in Lasue of

. order to provide funds with which to pay for such land and apparatus, enclosures and approaches, said common council of the city of Yonkers is hereby authorized to make and execute bonds of the city of Yonkers for the amount of such purchase money and the cost of erecting such apparatus, enclosures and approaches, to the extent of sixteen thousand dollars. Such bonds shall be of such denomination, bear such interest not exceeding four per centum, and mature as the common council shall determine, provided, nevertheless, that not more than one thousand dollars of such bonds shall be payable in any one year. Said bonds shall be signed by the mayor and city clerk and sealed with the city seal. The common council shall convert said bonds Sale of into money at not less than their par value, and the proceeds thereof shall be used only for the purposes specified in this act. The common council is hereby authorized to raise by tax such sums

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principal of money as shall be necessary to pay the interest on said bonds and the principal thereof, which sum shall be in addition to all other sums otherwise authorized to be raised by tax.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

and inter est.

Chap. 494. 'AN ACT reappropriating money heretofore appropriated to buy

land for the New York State Custodial Asylum at Newark, New York.

BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senato and Assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. The board of trustees of the New York State Custo Reappro

priation for dial Asylum for Feeble-minded Women at Newark, New York, are

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water. hereby authorized to expend the unexpended appropriation of seven thousand dollars appropriated by the legislature by chapter seven hundred and twenty-six of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-three," for the purchase of land adjoining the lands of the asylum," or so much thereof as may be necessary, for rebuilding the barn, or building a new barn, or for the purpose of supplying water for domestic purposes and for fire protection.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 495.
AN ACT to legalize all assessments for local improvement here-

tofore made in the city of Watertown.
BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows: Assess- Section 1. All assessments and taxes levied and assessed for ments, how legalized. local improvements, heretofore made in the city of Watertown,

and the official acts of the common council of the city of Watertown, the board of public works of the city of Watertown, and the board of assessors of said city in relation thereto, are hereby legalized, ratified and confirmed, and declared to be valid and legal, notwithstanding any informalities or illegalities concern. ing tbe same; and all such assessments and taxes shall have the full force, effect and validity as if the same had been legally made

as provided by law. Proviso. § 2. Nothing in this act contained shall affect any suit or

proceeding now pending.

$ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 496.
AN ACT to reappropriate certain unexpended balances of former

ppropriations.
BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows: Reappra Section 1. The following amounts remaining in the treasury priation.

unexpended are hereby reappropriated to the same objects and For com

purposes, viz.: The sum of seven thousand seven hundred and pletion of reservoir ninety-three dollars and ninety-six cents, being the unexpended river.

balance of the appropriation for the completion of a reservoir on the Black river above Forestport pond, pursuant to chapter four

hundred and ninety-four of the laws of eighteen hundred and Protection ninety-two; the sum of three thousand seven hundred and fortyof canal at Schenec- one dollars and sixty-three cents, being the unexpended balance tedy.

of the appropriation for strengthening and protecting the berme embankment of the Erie canal in the city of Schenectady, pursu. ant to chapter four hundred and ninety-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-two; and the sum of twenty-one hundred and Bridge at

Syracuse. six dollars and ninety-three cents, being the unexpended balance of the appropriation for constructing a bridge over Erie canal at Mulberry street, Syracuse, pursuant to chapter six hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hunded and ninety-two.

8 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 497.
AN ACT making an appropriation for repairs to the New York

state institution for the blind at Batavia.
BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The sum of five thousand dollars or so much thereof

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tion. as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated for repairs to the New York state institution for the blind at Batavia, in such respects as may be necessary for the preservation of the health of the ininates and for the protection of the buildings of said institution, which money shall be expended by the local board of trustees with the approval of the state board of charities, payable by the pended. treasurer on the warrant of the comptroller on vouchers duly veri. fied by said local board of trustees. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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Chap. 498.
AN ACT to authorize payments for sales of certain lands by the

commissioners of the land office to be credited to the Adiron-
dack park special fund, and making an appropriation from such
fund.

BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate

and Assembly, do enact as follows: Disposition of pro

Section 1. The proceeds of lands sold under chapter two huncoeds of sales of dred and nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-four, lands.

entitled “ An act to legalize the action of the forest commission in the sale of certain lots in the town of Belmont, Franklin county, and to provide for the transfer thereof,” shall be paid to the state treasurer and held by him as a part of the separate fund and special deposit at all times available for the purchase of other lands, as provided by section one hundred and twenty-three of the

agricultural law. Appropria tion for § 2. The sum of fifteen thousand four hundred and seventeen purchase of lands dollars and seventy-six cents is hereby appropriated to be paid

from such fund on the order of the forest commission and audit of the comptroller for the purpose specified in section one hundred and twenty-three of the agricultural law, but the moneys bereby appropriated shall not be payable any faster than moneys shall be paid into such fund in pursuance of this act.

§ 3. This act shall take effect inmediately.

Chap. 499.
AN ACT to amend chapter fifty-five of the laws of eighteen hun.

dred and ninety, entitled "An act to incorporate the city of
Gloversville.”

BECAME a law May 4, 1894, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Title five of chapter fifty-five of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety is hereby amended by adding a new section

Charter Amended.

ment of

may elect

for samo.

thereto to be designated as section twenty-three, to read as follows:

Deferment § 23. After making any improvements of paving or sewering, as Depaya provided by title six and title seven of this act, the common coun-taxes, etc.,

for paving cil of said city shall have the power and are hereby authorized and sew.

ering. to defer the payment of the taxes and assessments of not to exceed fresixths of the total cost and expenses of making such improvements for a period not to exceed five years. Whenever such Persons deferment is made the persons ansessed for such improvemets,* to pay.in as provided by this act, may elect to pay the same in equal install- mente. ments in one, two, three, four or five years. But the foregoing privileges shall not be given to any street, surface or steam railroad company assessed for such improvements. The deferred por-Deferred

portion tion of the taxes and assessments of such improvements assessed against city

at large. against the city at large, may be paid in equal installments in one, two, three, four or five years as the common council may direct. Snch last named taxes and assessments shall be paid from and out of the annual tax levied under section one of title five of this act. The common council shall set aside each year from such Annual tax annual tax a sufficient sum to pay the installment of said taxes and assessments then due and charge ble agạinst the city at large, with interest thereon. The chamberlain shall apply the sum so set aside toward the payment of the bonds issued as herein provided. 1. After making such improvements and after the total cost of Declaration

of council making the same is ascertained and the final assessment is made as to pay. and before the issuing of the warrant and assessment-rolls assessments directed by this act, the common council shall declare by resolution the portion of said assessments that shall be paid at once and the portion thereof that may be deferred subject, however, to the aforesaid restrictions. Thereupon the city clerk shall notify each Notice to of the persons assessed or in his absence from the city, his agent, sessed. of such assessment. Said notice shall state the amount of such assessment and shall contain a copy of said resolution. Said notice shall be served in such manner as the common council shall Election as direct. Each person assessed and served with such notice shallment. elect within ten days after the service of said notice upon him whether he will pay the whole amount of his assessment at once or pay the deferred portion thereof, or any part of the same, in

ment of as

persons af

to pay

* So in the original.

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