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Session Laws, 1890
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board, whose duty it shall be to receive and receipt for all moneys

belonging to said corporation, or to which it shall in anywise be

entitled, to collect and receive all taxes, general or special, levied

upon the assessed value of all property within said town, and to

receive all fines and penalties imposed by said board, and to dis-

charge such other duties pertaining to his office, as are or may be

imposed by law or any ordinance of said board; provided, that

before entering upon the duties of his office, the said treasurer

shall annually give bond to the said president and commissioners


with sureties to be approved by said board, in double the amount

of money which said board shall estimate will come into the

hands of said treasurer during the term for which he shall be

appointed, conditioned for the faithful discharge of his duties as

said treasurer; and the said board shall have authority, at any

time, to require the said treasurer to give additional bond or

security conditioned as aforesaid, when the amotint of money in

his hands, or to come into his hands during his term of office,

shall be greater than was estimated as aforesaid by said board ;

said treasurer shall continue in office until his successor is ap-

pointed and qualified, but shall be subject to removal by said

board for neglect of duty, disobedience to its orders, or other

malfeasance in office; as the entire compensation for all the ser-

vices which he shall render under and by virtue of the powers

and duties conferred and laid on him by this act, or the ordi-

nances of said board, he shall receive a sum not exceeding two

hundred and fifty dollars annually, or a pro rata rate for a shorter

period, to be paid as said board shall direct; said board shall

have power at any time, to fill a vacancy in said office of treasurer

caused by death, resignation, removal or otherwise; and the pre-

ceding portion of this section shall apply to a treasurer so ap-

pointed, except as to the term of his office, which shall be only to

fill the unexpired term of his predecessor.

134 B. Said treasurer may and shall enforce the payment cf

town taxes, general and special, with the same power and with


the like effect as collectors of State and county taxes may enforce


payment of State and county taxes under the Public General

Laws of the State of Maryland.

134 C. All moneys belonging to the said corporation which

shall come into the hands of the said treasurer during each week,

shall be deposited by him by the close of said week in one of the

Money to

national banks of Elkton to the credit of the said president and

be deposit'

commissioners, and the moneys thus deposited shall be drawn out.

only by check signed by the said treasurer and countersigned by

the said president; and in case of the absence or disability of

either or both, or a vacancy in either or both of said positions,

then by check signed and countersigned by such person or persons

as said board may designate; all documents, books and papers ,

belonging to the office of treasurer are hereby declared to be the

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