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CITIES OF THE METROPOLITAN CLASS.
Section. 33. Dogs. 34. Impounding domestic ani
mals. 35. Inspection of steam boilers
and plumbing. 36. Fire limits. 37. Construction of buildings
and fire escapes. 38. Traffic through streets. 39. Same, amusements in streets 40. Care of sidewalks, 41. Sale of articles in streets. 42. Combustible and explosive
articles. 43. Public auctions. 44. Cemeteries and bills of mor
tality. 45. Steam, cable, and horse
Section. 1. Cities of the metropolitan
class, 2. Same. 3. Corporate limits. 4. Corporate name. 5. Rights reserved. 6. Powers defined. 7. Wards. & Same, division for election
purposes. 9. Precinct and ward lines, 10. Elections. 11. General city elections. 12 Councilmen, qualifications
and bond. 13. Councilmen-at-large. 14. Canvass of election returns. 15. Duties and powers of míayor
and councilmen. 16. Same, elections. 17. Power to create an office. 18. Requirement of bond, 19. Report of officer. 20. May punish for disorderly
conduct. 21. Same, vagrants, tramps. 22. May suppress tippling shops. 23. Regulations of police. 24. Horse-racing. 25. Protection of strangers. 26. Concealed weapons. 27. Unsound meats, putrid car
casses. 28. Streets continuous. 29. Same, drainage, grading. 3). Sanitary regulations. 31. Board of Health,quarantine. 32. Cruelty to children and ani
46. Accidents on railway tracks. 47. Lighting of railways. 48. Railroad viaducts. 49. Lighting of toll bridges. 50. Lighting of streets; tele
phone service. 51. Appropriation of money. 52. Fire department. 53. Night watch. 54. Protection of birds and trees. 55. Hospitals; houses of correc
tion. 56. Numbering houses, naming
streets. 57. Signs, awnings. 58. Weights and measures. 59. Public libraries and reading,
60. Sewerage districts, 61. Water-works
Section. 62. Market houses. 63. Census. 64. Appropriation of private
property. 65. Power to license certain
classes of business. 66. Issue of bonds; rate of in
terest. 67. Sinking fund to redeem
bonds. 68. Commissioners of adjust
ment. 69. Streets and sidewalks, 70. Railway companies shall
pave right of way. 71. Refusal to pave. 72. Water, gas, and sewer con
nections before paving. 73. Special taxes for public im
provements. 74. Lots held jointly by differ
ent parties. 75. Improvement in street in
tersections. 76. Special taxes, when levied. 77. Officers' warrant. 78. Method of levying special
sewerage tax. 79. Objects of tax; maximum
amounts. 80. Provisions for sinking fund. 81. Water tax. 82. Taxes paid in cash. 83. Sale of real estatefor taxes. 84. Ordinances to secure collec
tion of taxes. 85. Board of equalization. 86. Taxes, when delinquent, 87. City clerk shall make tax
list. 88. Form of tax list. 89. Power conveyed by such
warrant. 90. Powers of city treasurer. 91. City treasurer shall make
out delinquent tax list. 92. Municipal taxes, a perpet
Section. 93 Irregularities shall not af
fect sale. 94. Re-levy in case of error. 95. Examination of city treas
urer's books. 96. Warrants. 97. City treasurer, duties of. 98. Monthly report of treasurer. 99. Funds of city, how kept. 100. Treasurer's annual report. 101. Funds shall not be diverted. 102. Same. 103. Bond of treasurer. 104. Board of Public Works. 105. City engineer. 106. Street Commissioner. 107. Board for inspection of
buildings. 108 Park Commissioners. 109. Boiler inspector. 110. Comptroller, duties of. 111. City attorney, duties of. 112. Assistant city attorney. 113. All improvements shall be
done by contract. 114. Acceptance of public works. 115. Street sprinkling. 116. Establishment of grade. 117. Damages of grade. 118. Appropriation of private
property. 119. Damages, how paid. 120. Right of appeal. 121. Precedence of such appeal
upon their docket. 122. Form of enacting clause. 123. Rules and regulations of
council. 124. Proof of authenticity of or
dinances. 125. Appropriations, how made. 126. Same, veto by mayor. 127. Approval of ordinances by
mayor. 128. President and acting Presi
dent of council, 129. Election of city clerk, 130. Attendance of witnesses.
Section. 131. Special meetings. 132. Council shall act as board of
equalization. 133. Official papers, powers of
mayor. 134. Conservator of peace. 135. Power of appointment and
removal. 136. Superintending control of
officers and affairs. 137. Message. 138. Suppression of riots. 139. Vacancy. 140. Annual fiscal report. 141. Shall sign orders and drafts, 142. Notice of accident or in
jury, appointive officers. 143. Appointive officers, when
and how filled. 144. Length of term. 145. Board of Fire and Police. 146. Chief of Police. 147. Same, shall be principal
ministerial officer, 148. Shall suppress riots, &c. 149. Shall have like powers as
sheriff. 150. Policemen shall have like
powers as constables. 151. Duties of police judge.
AN ACT entitled “An act incorporating metropolitan cities, and de
fining, regulating, and prescribing their duties, powers, and government."
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
and council. 163, Same. 164. Defense of city in suit. 165. City's property exempt from
tax. 166. Fines, to whom paid. 167, Compensation of the several
officers. 168. Same, how determined. 169. Greater compensation not
allowed. 170. Penalty for violation. 171. Penalty for becoming inter
ested in contract for public
works. 172. Removal of nfayor or other
officer, 173. Acts repealed.
SECTION 1. That all cities in the state of Ne-Number of
inhabitants to braska, now having a population of sixty thousand cathes or metroinhabitants, or more, as shown by the state census of 1885, and all cities which shall hereafter have attained a population of sixty thousand inhabi
How cities may take advantage
Corporate limits, how defined.
tants, or upwards, shall be considered and known as cities of the metropolitan class, and shall be governed by the provisions of this act.
SEC. 2. Whenever any city shall hereafter have ions el'this act. attained a population of sixty thousand inhabi
tants, or upwards, and such fact shall have been ascertained by any national or state census, and shall be so certified to the governor by the mayor of such city, it shall thereupon be the duty of the governor, by public proclamation, to declare such city to be of the metropolitan class, and thereupon such city shall be subject to the provisions of this act.
Sec. 3. The corporate limits of any city of the metropolitan class shall be fixed and determined by the mayor and council of such city, by ordinance, within one year after the passage of this act, or within one year after being proclaimed by the governor a city of such class, the said corporate limits to include an area not to exceed twentyfive square miles, including any township or village organization within such limits, which organization shall thereupon cease and terminate, and after said corporate limits have been so fixed and determined, the same shall not be changed until the population of such city shall have increased at least twenty thousand, as shown by a state or national census, whereupon the mayor and council of any such city may extend said corporate limits such distance as may be deemed proper in any direction not exceeding one mile.
Sec. 4. The corporate name of each city organ- Corporate ganized under or governed by this act,'shall be vice of procese. “The city of
,” and all and every process or notice whatever affecting any such city shall be served upon the mayor, or acting mayor, or in the absence of both of said officers from the city, then upon the city clerk.
Sec. 5. No right of property accrued to any rights not city, corporation, or person under any law heretofore in force shall be affected by this act, and all city ordinances now in force, and not repugnant to the provisions of this act, shall remain and continue in force until altered or repealed by the mayor and council.
Sec. 6. Each city governed by the provisions of Power of moes this act shall be a body corporate and politic, and shall have powers
First. To sue and be sued.
Second. To purchase and hold real and personal property for the use of the city, and real estate sold for taxes.
Third. To sell and convey any real or personal estate owned by the city, and make such order respecting the same as may be conducive to the interests of the city.
Fourth. To make all contracts and do all other acts in relation to the property and concerns of the city necessary to the exercise of its corporative or administrative powers.
Fifth. To exercise such other and further pow-Powers shall ers as may be conferred by law. The powers herebyumaxor und by granted shall be exercised by the mayor and