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City Document. — No. 6- 



REP^OUT 



JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE 



FINANCE, 



ANNUAL APPEOPRIATIONS. 




ROXBURY : 

NORFOLK COUNTY JOURNAL PRESS. 

1857. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



In Board of Aldermen, March 9, 1857. 

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, 1858, 
and report thereon the Annual Appropriation Bill, as soon as practica- 
ble. 

Passed and sent down for concurrence. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 

In Common Council, March 9, 1857. 
Concurred, 

JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. 



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In Common Council, April 20, 1857. 
The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, who were in- 
structed under an order originating in the Board of Aldermen, 
March 9th, 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, 1858, and report the annual 
appropriation order as soon as practicable, have attended to 
the duty assigned them, and submit the following 



For Schools. 

For pay of School Teachers, . ^26,500 00 
" Fuel for Schools, . . 2,000 00 

" Contingencies, . . 6,000 00 

'• Roxbury Grammar School, (for 

High School,) . . 2,600 00 

" New School Houses and Land, 10,000 00 



147,100 00 

For Support of Foor. 

For Support of Poor, in addition to 
their earnings, and repairs 
of Almshouse, . . $5,500 00 

■ $5,500 00 



CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 6. 



Fire department. 

Pay of Chief Engineer, . . $225 00 

" Assistant Engineers, . 320 00 

" Secretary of the Board, . 15 00 

Engine No. 1. Pay of Foreman, . 80 00 

" Clerk, . 70 00 

" Steward, . 100 00 

" 38 Men, $36, 1,368 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 ) Pay of Foreman, . 70 00 

Ladder Co. J " Clerk, . 60 00 

" Steward, . 80 00 

" 18 Men, $36, 648 00 



Hose Co. Pay of Foreman, . 65 00 

" Clerk, . 55 00 

" Steward, . 65 00 

" 10 Men, $36, 360 00 



$560 00 



1,618 00 



1,618 00 



1,618 00 



1,618 00 



858 00 



545 00 



$8,435 00 
Contingencies, 2,500 00 

$10,735 00 
Reservoirs and Hydrants, .... $2,000 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 5 

City UeM and Interest. 

For Payment of Interest on Debts, and Over- 
drafts, $15,500 00 

l¥atcSi and Police. 

For Pay of Watch and Police, in addition to 

Fees received, $9,000 00 

(Salaries for City Officers. 

For Salary of Mayor, . . |1,000 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 Physician, . 200 00 

« City Messenger, . 450 00 

$5,625 GO 



Efighways, Bridges and Sidewalks. 

For Highways, Bridges and Sidewalks, . $16,000 00 

discount on Taxes. 

For Discount on Taxes, .... $5,200 00 

For Abatement of Taxes, .... $1,800 00 

Gas, Oil, Iii^litin§^ and Repairs of liamps. 

For Gas, Oil, Lighting and Repairs of Lamps, $8,500 00 

^Deficiencies in Appropriations. 

For Deficiencies in Appropriations, 1855-56, $12,000 00 

Contingent Expenses. 

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. 6. 



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AN ORDER, relating to the SPECIFIC APPROPRIA- 
TIONS for the Financial Year of 1857-58. 

It is hereby ordered by the City Council, That to defray 
the EXPENDITURES of the City of Roxbury for the 
Financial Year, which will commence with the first day of 
May, 1857, and end with the last day of April, 1858, the 
following sums of money be, and the same are hereby re- 
spectively appropriated, viz. : — 

FOR PAY OF SCHOOL TEACHERS, 

Ttveiity-six thousand Jive hundred dollars, $26,500 00 

FUEL FOR SCHOOLS, 

Tioo thousand dollars, .... 2,000 00 

CONTINGENCIES FOR SCHOOLS. 

Six thousand dollars, .... 6,000 00 

ROXBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL, (for High 
School,) 
TiDo thousand six hundred dollars, . . 2,600 00 

NEW SCHOOL HOUSES AND LAND, 

Ten thousand dollars, .... 10,000 00 

SUPPORT OF POOR, in addition to their 
earnings, and for repairs of Almshouse, 
Five thousand five hundred dollars, . . 5,500 00 

PAY OF MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DE- 
PARTMENT, 

Ei^ht thousand four hundred and thirty-five 

dollars, 8,435 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE 
FIRE DEPARTMENT, 

Tivo thousand five hundred dollars, . . 2,500 00 

Carried forward, 163,535 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 7 

Brought forward, $G3,535 00 

RESERVOIRS AND HYDRANTS, 

Two thousand dollars, .... 2,000 00 

CITY DEBT AND INTEREST, 

Fifteen thousand five hundred dollars, . 15,500 00 

PAY OF WATCH AND POLICE, in addi- 
tion to fees received. 
Nine thousand dollars, .... 9,000 00 

SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS, 

Five thousand six hundred and twenty five 

dollars, ....... 5,625 00 

REPAIRS OF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES 
AND SIDEWALKS, 
Sixteen thousand dollars, .... 16,000 00 

DISCOUNT ON TAXES, 

Five thousand two hundred dollars, . . 5,200 00 

ABATEMENT OF TAXES, 

One thousand eight hundred dollars, . 1,800 00 

GAS, OIL, LIGHTING AND REPAIRS OF 
LAMPS, 

Eight thousand five hundred dollars, . 8,500 00 

DEFICIENCIES IN APPROPRIATIONS, 

1856-57, 
Tivelve thousand dollars, .... 12,000 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, in addition to 
Rents, &c., from City Property, 
Three thousand dollars, .... 3,000 00 

Making a total of one hundred and forty-tioo 

thousand one hundred and sixty dollars, . ^142,160 00 

Audit is further Ordered, That no excess in any of the 
respective appropriations aforesaid, shall be paid by the 
Treasurer, unless authorized by the City Council : Provided, 
however, 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. G. 



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In Common Council, April 20, 1857. 

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, 1857, and end with the last day of 
April, 1858. 

Ordered, That the sum of ONE HUNDRED AND 
FORTY-TWO THOUSAND ONE 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 current expenses of the City of Roxbury, 
during the Financial Year, which will commence with the 
first day of May, 1857, and close with the last day of April, 
1858. 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

JOSHUA SEAYER, Clerk. 



In Board of Aldermen, April 20, 1857. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W, TUCKER, City Clerk. 



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