Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, 3 February 1841–8 February 1845

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Minute Entry, Motion, 8 June 1844
motioned and carried that councillor be suspended, until his case can be investigated, for slandering the City Council and that the Recorder notify him of his suspension, and that his case would be investigated at the next regular session of the City Council
June 8th. 1844
Joseph Smith. Mayor—
. Recorder—
Ordinance, 8 June 1844
An Ordinance concerning the City Attorney and his duties.
Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of .
Sec. 1. It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to council and advise with any officer of said in any matter pertaining to the Municipal affairs of said when called upon so to do.
Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to prosecute as Attorney in all cases for breach of ordinances, when complaint is regularly and duly made.
Sec. 3. When any individual shall complain of a breach of ordinance and shall prosecute any individual to final judgment, said complainant shall receive one third; and the remaining thir of the fine so collected; the City Attorney shall receive one third; and the remaining third of said fine shall be paid into the City Treasury.
Sec. 4. The City Attorney shall have and receive a salary of one hundred dollars per annum for his services as City Attorney.
Sec. 5. All ordinances conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
Sec. 6. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
. pres. pro. tem.
Passed June 8th. 1844
Recorder
Minute Entry, Approval of Claim, 8 June 1844–B
Allowed the claim of John S. Higbee amounting to thirty eight dollars as assessor and collector of First Ward—
June 8th. 1844
Recorder. [p. 209]
Minute Entry, Motion, 8 June 1844
motioned and carried that councillor be suspended, until his case can be investigated, for slandering the City Council and that the Recorder notify him of his suspension, and that his case would be investigated at the next regular session of the City Council
June 8th. 1844
Joseph Smith. Mayor—
. Recorder—
Ordinance, 8 June 1844
An Ordinance concerning the City Attorney and his duties.
Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of .
Sec. 1. It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to council and advise with any officer of said in any matter pertaining to the Municipal affairs of said when called upon so to do.
Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the City Attorney to prosecute as Attorney in all cases for breach of ordinances, when complaint is regularly and duly made.
Sec. 3. When any individual shall complain of a breach of ordinance and shall prosecute any individual to final judgment, said complainant shall receive one third; of the fine so collected; the City Attorney shall receive one third; and the remaining third of said fine shall be paid into the City Treasury.
Sec. 4. The City Attorney shall have and receive a salary of one hundred dollars per annum for his services as City Attorney.
Sec. 5. All ordinances conflicting with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
Sec. 6. This ordinance to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
. pres. pro. tem.
Passed June 8th. 1844
Recorder
Minute Entry, Approval of Claim, 8 June 1844–B
Allowed the claim of John S. Higbee amounting to thirty eight dollars as assessor and collector of First Ward—
June 8th. 1844
Recorder. [p. 209]
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