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SEC. 161. The police judge shall remit no fine Remittance of or costs in any case. The mayor and council may provide by ordinance the manner and terms on which the mayor may remit any fine, penalty, or costs imposed by the police judge for offenses arising under the ordinances of the city.
SEC. 162. When, by this act, the power is con- Further deferred upon
the mayor and council to do and perform any act or thing, and the manner of exercising such power is not specially pointed out, the mayor and council may provide by ordinance the details necessary for the full exercise of such
power. Sec..163. The duties, powers, and privileges of Same. all officers of every character, in any way connected with the city government, not herein defined, shall be defined by ordinance, and the defining by this act of the duties of any city officer shall not preclude the mayor and council from defining by ordinance further and additional duties to be
performed by any such officer. Every officer of the Oath of office. city before entering upon his official duties shall take and subscribe an oath, faithfully to discharge the duties of his office, which oath shall be in writing, and shall be filed with the city clerk.
SEC. 164. In any and all suits at law or in Resident tax. equity that may be brought against any city of the foreign behar metropolitan class, if the said city shall refuse or neglect to defend the same, any resident taxpayer may, in behalf of said city, defend said suit at the cost of the said city, not including attorney's fees.
SEC. 165. Lands, houses, moneys, debts due the city's property city, and property and assets of every description
payer may de
Judgments how paid.
Fines, etc., shall be paid to city treasurer.
belonging to any city governed by this act shall
be exempted from taxation, execution, and sale; agafnist city, judgments against such city shall be paid out of
the general fund, or, if the council so determine, by a tax to be levied at the time of the annual levy, on all the taxable property within the city limits.
SEC. 166. All fines, and penalties, and forfeitures, collected for offenses against the ordinances of the city, or for misdemeanors against the laws of this state, committed within any city of the metropolitan class, shall, unless otherwise provided by law, be paid by the person receiving the same to the city treasurer of said city; and any person receiving such fine, penalties, or forfeitures, who shall fail to pay the same over as above provided, within thirty (30) days after the receipt of the same by him, or within ten (10) days after being requested by the mayor so to do, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed one thousand ($1,000) dollars and imprisonment not to exceed six months in the county jail.
SEC. 167. The several officers hereinafter named of any city of the metropolitan class shall receive the following compensation for their services, and no more, directly or indirectly, to wit:
First. The mayor shall receive the sum of twenty-five hundred ($2,500) dollars per annum.
Second. The police judge shall receive a salary of two thousand ($2,000) dollars per annum.
Third. The treasurer shall receive the sum of fourteen ($1,400) hundred dollars per annum, and
Compensation of the several officers,
such further compensation or fees as may
provided by law, which shall be in full for his own services, and for the services of any deputy or assistant that may be necessary for the
proper transaction of the business of his office he shall receive the sum of fifteen hundred dollars.
Fourth. The comptroller shall receive the sum of two thousand ($2,000) dollars per annum.
Fifth. The chief of police shall receive the sum of eighteen hundred dollars per annum.
Sixth. The city clerk shall receive the sum of two thousand dollars per annum.
Seventh. The city attorney shall receive the sum of three thousand dollars per annum.
Eighth. The city attorney shall receive the sum of three thousand dollars per annum.
. Eighth. The assistant city attorney shall receive the sum of fifteen hundred dollars per annum.
Ninth. The city engineer shall receive the sum of three thousand dollars per annum.
Tenth. The assistant city engineer shall receive the sum of two thousand dollars per annum.
Eleventh. The chairman of the board of public works shall receive the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars per annum.
Twelfth. The street commissioner shall receive the sum of eighteen hundred dollars per annum.
Thirteenth. The superintendent of buildings shall (receive) the sum of eight eenhundred dollars per annum.
Fourteenth. The boiler inspector shall receive the sum of fifteen hundred dollars per annum.
Compensation of other officers, how determined.
Fifteenth. The commissioner of fire and police shall receive a salary of six hundred dollars per annum.
Sixteenth. Each policeman shall receive a sum not exceeding eighty-five dollars per month, and each officer of police under the rank of chief shall receive a sum not exceeding one hundred ($100) dollars per month, to be fixed by ordinance. No policeman shall be allowed any fees as a witness in any case tried in the police court.
Seventeenth. Each councilman shall receive the sum of six hundred dollars per annum.
Sec. 168. The compensation or salary of all officers and agents of the city not herein specified shall be fixed and determined by ordinance, and shall not be increased or diminished during the term for which such officer or agent shall be appointed.
SEC. 169. No officer shall directly or indirectly be allowed any further or greater compensation for his official services than is allowed herein, nor shall any officer named herein take or receive therefor, directly or indirectly, any further or greater compensation than is provided as aforesaid.
Sec. 170. If any such officer shall violate any of the foregoing provisions of this act, or if any member of the council shall vote for any further allowance to any officer whose salary is fixed by this act, or to the members of the council, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor in office, and upon conviction thereof in a court of competent jurisdiction shall be fined in a sum not exceeding
Greater compensation not allowed.
Penalty for violation.
for public work.
one thousand dollars, and be imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding one year; and he shall moreover be removed from office by the court rendering judgment of conviction against him.
SEC. 171. Any officer of the city, or member Penalty for of the city council, or any employee entrusted with terested in the supervision of any public work, who shall by himself or agent, or as the agent or representative of any other person or corporation, become a party to or in any way interested in any contract work or letting under the authority and by the action of the city council, or who shall in any manner be pecuniarly interested in or receive any portion of the wages or pay of any person or team in his charge, or under his supervision or control, or furnish any material to be used in such work, or under such contract, or who shall accept or receive any valuable consideration or promise for his influence or vote, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, or imprisoned in the county jail not exceeding six months, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Sec. 172. The power to remove from his office Removal of the
mayor or any councilman or other officer men-done intro tioned in this act, in any city of the metropolitan class, for good and sufficient cause, is hereby conferred upon
the district court for the county in which such city is situated, and whenever any two of the Proceedings in city councilmen shall make and file with the clerk of said court the proper charges and specifications against the mayor, alleging and showing that he is guilty of malfeasance or misfeasance as such officer,
mayor or otber officer may be district court.