?imSm.2^ ''"blic library 3 9999 0666n 735 "2 PRESENTED TO THE ^Q^/^ j i>,simM,. •\0 . \ City Document, — No. 13. R E I> O R T JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, ANNUAL APPEOPEIATIONS. ROXBURY : NORFOLK COUNTY JOURNAL PRESS. 1 85G. CITY OF ROXBURY. In Common Council, March 31, 1856. Ordered, That the Committee on Finance be and they hereby are instructed to confer with the several Joint Standing Committees of the City Council, relative to the necessary sums of money to be raised for the expenses of the City for the fiscal year ending the 30th April, 1857, and report thereon the Annual Appropriation Bill, as soon as practica- ble. Passed and sent up for concurrence. JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerlt. In Board of Aldermen, March 31, 1856. Concurred, JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2010 with funding from Boston Public Library http://www.archive.org/details/citydocuments5613roxb Cits ^f ^0^^htr2, In Common Council, April 21, 1856. The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, who were in- structed under an order originating in the Common Council, March 31st, to confer with the several Joint Standing Com- mittees of the City Council, relative to the necessary sums of money to be raised for the expenses of the city, for the fiscal year ending April 30th, 1857, and report the annual appropriation order as soon as practicable, have attended to the duty assigned them, and submit the following jREFOUT A.ND ORDERS: For Schools. For pay of School Teachers, . $24,000 00 " Fuel for Schools, . . 2,000 00 " Contingencies, . . 5,500 00 " Roxbury Grammar School, (for High School,) . . 3,200 00 " New School House, . . 5,000 00 $39,700 00 For Support of Poor. For Support of Poor, in addition to their earnings, and repairs of Almshouse, . . $5,000 00 $5,000 00 CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 13. Fire l>epartiBient. Pay of Chief Engineer, |225 00 " Assistant Engineers, 240 00 " Secretary of the Board, 15 00 $480 00 Engine No. 1. Pay of Foreman, . 80 00 " Clerk, 70 00 " Steward, . 100 00 " 38 Men, $36, 1,368 00 1,618 00 Engine No. 2. Pay of Foreman, . 80 00 " Clerk, . 70 00 " Steward, . 100 00 " 38 Men, $36, 1,368 00 Engine No. 6. Pay of Foreman, . SO 00 " Clerk, . 70 00 " Steward, . 100 00 " 38 Men, $36, 1,368 00 Engine No. 7. Pay of Foreman, . 80 00 " Clerk, . 70 00 " Steward, . 100 00 " 38 Men, $36, 1,368 00 Hook and Ladder Co. Hose Co. Pay of Foreman, . 50 00 " Clerk, . 40 00 " Steward, . 40 00 " 18 Men, $36, 648 00 Pay of Foreman, . 50 00 " Clerk. . 40 00 " Steward, . 55 00 " 10 Men, $36, 360 00 Contingencies, Reservoirs, 1,618 00 1,618 00 1,618 00 778 00 505 00 $8,235 00 2,500 00 $10,735 00 1,200 00 ' ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 5 City Bcbt and Interest. For Payment of Interest on Debts, and Over- drafts, !|15,5UU UO ^l¥atcli and Police. For Pay of Watch and Police, in addition to Fees received, |7,500 00 SaJaries ibr City Omcers. For Salary of Mayor, . . |800 00 " City Clerk, . . 1,000 00 " Clerk of Com. Council, 200 00 « Treas'r and Collector, 1,400 00 " Assessors, . . 675 00 " Clerk to Assessors, 100 00 " Five Assistant Assessors. 100 00 " City Solicitor, . '500 00 " City Messenger, . 450 00 ,225 00 Highways, Bridges and Sidewalks. For Highways, Bridges and Sidewalks, . $16,000 00 ]>iscount on Taxes. For Discount on Taxes, .... $4,500 00 For Abatement of Taxes, .... $1,500 00 Gas, Oil, liighting and Kepairs oi* lianips. For Gas, Oil, Lighting and Repairs of Lamps, $7,500 00 ©eficiencies in Appropriations. For Deficiencies in Appropriations, 1855-56, $8,000 CO Contingent £:Kpenses. For Contingent Expenses in addition to rents, &c., from City Property, . . . $3,000 00 All which is respectfully submitted. For the Committee, JOHN S. SLEEPER, Chairman. CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 13. Citg 0f |l0^htll* AN ORDER, relating to the SPECIFIC APPROPRIA- TIONS for the Financial Year of 1856-57. // is hereby oi^dered by the City Comicil, That to defray the EXPENDITURES of the City of Roxbury for the Financial Year, which will commence with the first day of May, 1856, and end with the last day of April, 1857, the following sums of money be, and the same are hereby re- spectively appropriated, viz. : — FOR PAY OF SCHOOL TEACHERS, Tiventy-four thousand dollars, . . . ^24,000 00 FUEL FOR SCHOOLS, Two thousand dollars, .... 2,000 00 CONTINGENCIES FOR SCHOOLS. Five thousand Jive hundred dollars, . . 5,500 00 ROXBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL, (for High School,) Three thousand two hundred dollars, . 3,200 00 NEW SCHOOL HOUSE, Five thousand dollars, . . , . 5,000 00 SUPPORT OF POOR, in addition to their earnings, and for repairs of Almshouse, Five thousand dollars, .... 5,000 00 PAY OF MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DE- PARTMENT, Eight thousand two hundred and thirty-jive dollars, , . . 8,235 00 CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, Two thousand jive hundred dollars, . . 2,500 00 Carried forward, $55,435 00 ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. T Brought forward, $55, 435 00 RESERVOIRS, One thousand two hundred dollars, . . 1,200 00 CITY DEBT AND INTEREST, Fifteen thousand Jive hundred dollars, . 15,500 00 PAY' OF WATCH AND POLICE, in addi- tion to fees received, Seve?z thousand Jive hundred dollars, . 7,500 00 SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS, Five thousand two hundred and tivejity-Jive dollars, ....... 5,225 00 REPAIRS OF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES AND SIDEWALKS, Sixteen thousand dollars, .... 16,000 00 DISCOUNT ON TAXES, Four thousand Jive hundred dollars, . . 4,500 00 ABATEMENT OF TAXES, One thousand Jive hundred dollars, . . 1,500 00 GAS, OIL, LIGHTING AND REPAIRS OF LAMPS, ^ ■ Seven thousand Jive hundred dollars, . 7,500 00 DEFICIENCIES IN APPROPRIATIONS, 1855-56, Eight thousand dollars, .... 8,000 00 CONTINGENT EXPENSES, in addition to Rents, &c., from City Property, Three thousand dollars, .... 3,000 00 MaJdng a total oj one hundred and twenty-Jive thousand three hundred and sixty dollars, . $125,360 00 And it is Jurther Ordered, That no excess in any of the respective appropriations aforesaid, shall be paid by the Treasurer, unless authorized by the City Council : Provided, hoiuever, that any sums of money which may be subscribed or contributed by individuals, to promote the object of any of the foregoing appropriations, and which form no part of the estimated income of the city, shall be strictly applied according to the intention of the contributors, and shall be credited to said appropriation accordingly. CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 13. Citg of ^o^^htrj. In Board of Aldermen, April 28, 1856. AN ORDER Levying- a TAX to defray the expenses of the City of Rox- bury, for the Financial Year, which will commence with the first day of May, 1856, and end with the last day of April, 1857. Ordered, That the sum of ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY DOLLARS, be raised by assessment on the Polls and Estates of the inhabitants of this city, according to law, to pay the cm-rent expenses of the City of Roxbmy, during the Financial Year, which will commence with the first day of May, 1856, and close with the last day of April, 1857. Passed and sent down for concurrence. JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. In Common Council, April 28, 1856. Concurred. JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. PUBLIC LIBRARY or THE CITY OF BOSTON. ABBREVIATED REGULATIONS. One volnme can be taken at a time from the Lower Hall, and one from the Bates Hall. Books can be kept out 14 days. 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