The Bondage of Cities: A Reprint of Chapter III, (with Original Paging) from the Work Entitled "The City for the People," on the Subject of Home Rule for Cities, Showing the Bondage of Cities to State Legislatures, with a Discussion of Methods for Obtaining Freedom and Self-government. The Whole Subject Revised and New Matter of Much Importance Added
C.F. Taylor, 1900 - 82 páginas
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Página viii - In submitting any such charter, or amendment thereto, any alternative article or proposition may be presented for the choice of the voters, and may be voted on separately without prejudice to others.
Página 421 - No officer or employe in the classified civil service of any city who shall have been appointed under said rules and after said examination, shall be removed or discharged except for cause, upon written charges and after an opportunity to be heard in his own defense.
Página 432 - Granting to any corporation, association, or individual any special or exclusive privilege, immunity, or franchise whatever.
Página 421 - Any county, city, town, or township may make and enforce within its limits all such local, police, sanitary, and other regulations as are not in conflict with general laws.
Página 422 - Notwithstanding the provisions of this article, the General Assembly shall have the same power over the city and county of St. Louis that it has over other cities and counties of this State.
Página 423 - ... if it confers particular privileges or imposes peculiar disabilities or burdensome conditions, in the exercise of a common right, upon a class of persons arbitrarily selected from the general body of those who stand in precisely the same relation to the subject of the law.
Página 423 - In all other cases where a general law can be made applicable, no special law shall be enacted.
Página viii - One of said certificates shall be deposited in the office of the secretary of state, and the other, after being recorded in the office of the register of deeds for the county in which such city or village lies, shall be deposited among the archives of such city or village, and all courts shall take judicial notice thereof. Such charter...
Página x - Any city containing a population of more than one hundred thousand inhabitants may frame a charter for its own government, consistent with and subject to the Constitution and laws of this State...
Página viii - ... city or village, by written petition, such commission shall submit to the vote of the people proposed amendments to such charter set forth in said petition. The board of freeholders above provided for shall be permanent, and all the vacancies by death, disability to perform duties, resignation or removal from the corporate limits, or expiration of term of office, shall be filled by appointment in the same manner as the original board was created, and said board shall always contain its full complement...