The Law of Modern Municipal Charters and the Organization of Cities on Commission, City Manager, and Federal Plans: A Commentary on the Home Rule Laws of Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington : Including as Models the Complete Charters of Dayton, Des Moines, Galveston, Grand Rapids, Houston, and St. Louis, Volume 2
F.S. Drake, 1920 - 1517 páginas
This work represents an extension of the author's notes and references collected during a series of investigations ... for the purpose of obtaining a clear insight into the functioning of the improved legal machinery sought to be adapted for securing greater municipal freedom and efficiency.
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Página 768 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest he in effect grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use, but so long as he maintains the use, he must...
Página 1285 - ... corruptly make any false representations concerning the same or concerning the person examined, or who shall willfully and corruptly furnish to any person any special or secret information for the purpose of either improving or injuring the prospects or chances of any person so examined, or to be examined, being appointed, employed, or promoted...
Página 801 - Corporations for municipal purposes shall not be created by special laws; but the legislature, by general laws, shall provide for the incorporation, organization and classification in proportion to population, of cities and towns, which laws may be altered, amended or repealed.
Página 990 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws; but the General Assembly may, by general laws, exempt from taxation public property used for public purposes, actual places of religious worship, places of burial not used or held for private or corporate profit, and institutions of purely public charity.
Página 1335 - ... anticipated) in the way of conferring upon any person, or in order to secure or aid any person in securing, any office or public employment, or any nomination, confirmation, promotion or increase of salary upon the consideration or condition that the vote or political influence or action of the...
Página 944 - ... examination. If by the clerk's certificate the petition is shown to be insufficient, it may be amended within ten days from the date of said certificate. The...
Página 751 - Under this article of the constitution it rests with congress to decide what government is the established one in a State. For as the United States guarantee to each State a republican government, congress -must necessarily decide what government is established in the State before it can determine whether it is republican or not.
Página 801 - Any city containing a population of more than three thousand five hundred inhabitants may frame a charter for its own government, consistent with and subject to the Constitution and laws of this State...
Página 946 - ... shall place his name on the official ballot without nomination. In any such removal election, the candidate receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected. At such election, if some other person than the incumbent receives the highest number of votes, the incumbent shall thereupon be deemed removed from the office upon the qualification of his successor.