The Charter and Ordinances of the City of Portland: Together with Acts of the Legislature Relating to the City, and to Municipal Matters

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Dresser, McLellan & Company, 1881 - Maine - 698 pages

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Page 585 - He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order in preference to other members...
Page 33 - ... when any vacancy shall happen among the trustees, by death, resignation, or otherwise, it shall be filled for the remainder of the year in such manner as may be provided for by the by-laws of the said company.
Page 28 - ... one of whom shall be elected for one year, one for two years and one for three years; and annually thereafter, unless otherwise determined, as provided in this article, one town auditor, to serve three years.
Page 26 - If after such consideration two-thirds of all the members elected thereto shall agree to pass the ordinance or resolution it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other branch, by which it shall likewise be considered, and if approved by two-thirds of all the members elected thereto, it shall become operative notwithstanding the objections of the mayor.
Page 441 - ... impress on the minds of the children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of morality, and justice and a sacred regard for truth; love of country; humanity and a universal benevolence; sobriety, industry and frugality; chastity, moderation and temperance; and all other virtues which ornament human society...
Page 32 - SECT. 26. All city and ward officers shall be held to discharge the duties of the offices to which they have been respectively elected, notwithstanding their removal after their election out of their respective wards into any other wards of the city. But they shall not be so held after they have taken up their permanent residence out of the city.
Page 26 - If, after such reconsideration, twothirds of the members elected to that house shall agree to pass the same, it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other house, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered, and if approved by...
Page 33 - ... election. The board of aldermen shall, as soon as conveniently may be, examine the copies of the records of the several wards, certified as aforesaid, and shall cause the person who> shall have been elected mayor to be notified, in writing, of his election ; but if it shall appear that no person has received a majority of the votes, or if the person elected...
Page 256 - Commonwealth, shall be punished by a fine of not more than twenty dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 589 - ... meet in the conference chamber and state to each other, verbally, or in writing, as either shall choose, the reasons of their respective Houses for and against the amendment, and confer freely thereon.

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