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Session Laws, 1890
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property of said body corporate, and at all times subject to the
examination of said board, and together with the money in his

hands belonging to said corporation shall at the end of his term,

or on his removal from his said office, be turned over to his successor

as soon as he shall have qualified as aforesaid, or to such person

as said board may designate.

134 D. The said treasurer shall pay and discharge the obliga-

tions and debts of said corporation with the moneys so as afore-

To dis-

said in his hands and disburse the same only under the orders

burse, etc.

and directions of the board aforesaid, but no obligation shall be

discharged or debt paid without the same has been first duly

exhibited to and passed and ordered to be paid by the said board;

and in no case shall said deposit be withdrawn from said banks

for any other purpose except upon resolution passed by said board

and entered upon its minutes.

134 E. The said board shall appoint a secretary and prescribe

his duties, and as the entire compensation for all the services

which he shall render as aforesaid, he shall receive a sum not


exceeding twenty-five dollars annually; he shall have charge of

the seal of said town, and shall enter all of the ordinances and

proceedings of said board in a book to be kept by him for that


138. The president and commissioners shall have power to

establish the limits and width of the streets of said town with

the consent of two-thirds of the owners of the property through

which they may pass; to open new streets, lanes and alleys in the

town, and to straighten and increase the width of, and remove all

obstructions from those already located or used, and to provide

for the paving of the said streets and sidewalks thereof, and for

keeping the same in repair, and for the proper drainage of said

streets and alleys, and for that purpose to construct drains,

sewers and culverts when necessary; to determine conditions and


limitations for the erection of buildings in said town; to prescribe

the kind and character of buildings that may be erected therein,

and issue permits, without which no building may be erected in

said town, and to require the removal of structures dangerous to

public safety; and shall have authority to pass all proper and

necessary ordinances and orders to that end; and shall have full

power and authority to impose such fines and penalties as they

may deem proper and necessary to carry out and enforce said

ordinances and orders, and for that purpose shall have the same

authority in the collection of said fines and penalties as are con-

ferred on said board in section one hundred and thirty-five, of

said sub-title; provided, that no such fine shall exceed the sum

of twenty-five dollars for each violation of said ordinances or

orders , when it may be practicable, it shall be the duty of said

board to do new and general repair work, by contracts made after

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