Minutes, 22 January 1842, Extract, as Published in Times and Seasons

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Of Amendment to Rules.
38th. All motions for amendment of the rules, shall be submitted one month previous to a final determination thereof, unless three-fourths of the members present shall assent that it shall be finally acted on the day on which it is submitted.
Of Balloting.
39th. In balloting for committees, a plurality of votes shall be sufficient to make a choice, but in other cases a majority of the whole number of votes shall be required to decide.
All of which is respectfully submitted.
, Mayor.
The above communication was read by the to the City Council, on the 22nd Jan. 1842, and referred to a Select Committee. consisting of Joseph Smith, and —the committee reported back the Communication and recommended its adoption, which was carried.
The council then proceeded to the election of Vice-Mayor, whereupon Gen. Joseph Smith was declared to be duly elected, and took the oath of office.
The then announced the following Standing Committees, to wit:
Commitiee of Ways and Means—Joseph Smith, , , and
Committee of Improvement—, , , and .
Committee of Claims—, , and .
Committee of Unfinished Business—, and .
Committee of Elections—, , and .
Committee of Police— , , and .
Committee of Municipal Laws—, , . , and Joseph Smith.
Committee of Public Grounds—, , , and .
Committee of Public Works—Joseph Smith, , and .
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
January 22nd. A. D. 1842. [p. 686]
Of Amendment to Rules.
38th. All motions for amendment of the rules, shall be submitted one month previous to a final determination thereof, unless three-fourths of the members present shall assent that it shall be finally acted on the day on which it is submitted.
Of Balloting.
39th. In balloting for committees, a plurality of votes shall be sufficient to make a choice, but in other cases a majority of the whole number of votes shall be required to decide.
All of which is respectfully submitted.
, Mayor.
The above communication was read by the to the City Council, on the 22nd Jan. 1842, and referred to a Select Committee. consisting of Joseph Smith, and —the committee reported back the Communication and recommended its adoption, which was carried.
The council then proceeded to the election of Vice-Mayor, whereupon Gen. Joseph Smith was declared to be duly elected, and took the oath of office.
The then announced the following Standing Committees, to wit:
Commitiee of Ways and Means—Joseph Smith, , , and
Committee of Improvement—, , , and .
Committee of Claims—, , and .
Committee of Unfinished Business—, and .
Committee of Elections—, , and .
Committee of Police— , , and .
Committee of Municipal Laws—, , . , and Joseph Smith.
Committee of Public Grounds—, , , and .
Committee of Public Works—Joseph Smith, , and .
, Mayor.
, Recorder.
January 22nd. A. D. 1842. [p. 686]
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