Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, 1841–1845

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A Commitee of Unfinished Business to consist of two Members, who shall examine the Journal of the preceding Council, & report such business as may have remained unfinished.
A Committee of Elections, to consist of Three Members.
A Committee of Police, to consist of one Member from each Ward, who are empowered to call upon any officer of the Corporation, for any information, report, paper or other Matter relative to the Police.
A Committee of Municipal Laws, to consist of five Members, to whom shall be referred all Bills for Ordinances presented to the Council.
A Committee of Public Grounds, to consist of one Member of from each Ward.
A Committee of Public Works, to consist of three Members.
Of Amendment to Rules.
38th.. All Motions for amendment of the Rules shall be submitted one Month previous to a final determination thereof, unless threefourths 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.
<​passed Jan.y. 22nd. 1842.​>
, Recorder.—
 
The Assessor brought in his Book of Assessment of the Property of the Citizens, as a Report, which was referred to the Committee of Ways & Means, who appointed to meet at the Council room on Thursday next, to investigate the Assessment, & ascertain the expences of the for the Current year &c..
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A Commitee of Unfinished Business to consist of two Members, who shall examine the Journal of the preceding Council, & report such business as may have remained unfinished.
A Committee of Elections, to consist of Three Members.
A Committee of Police, to consist of one Member from each Ward, who are empowered to call upon any officer of the Corporation, for any information, report, paper or other Matter relative to the Police.
A Committee of Municipal Laws, to consist of five Members, to whom shall be referred all Bills for Ordinances presented to the Council.
A Committee of Public Grounds, to consist of one Member from each Ward.
A Committee of Public Works, to consist of three Members.
Of Amendment to Rules.
38th.. All Motions for amendment of the Rules shall be submitted one Month previous to a final determination thereof, unless threefourths 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.
passed Jan.y. 22nd. 1842.
, Recorder.—
 
The Assessor brought in his Book of Assessment of the Property of the Citizens, as a Report, which was referred to the Committee of Ways & Means, who appointed to meet at the Council room on Thursday next, to investigate the Assessment, & ascertain the expences of the for the Current year &c..
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