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BOSTON 

PUBLIC 

UBl^RY 





City Document. — No. 12. 



REPORT 



JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE 



FINANCE, 



A}(NUAL APPROPEIATIOl^S. 




R XB UR Y : 

L. B. & O. E. WESTON, PRINTERS, GUILD ROW. 

1 8 GO . 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



Ijf CoiiMOisr Council, March 26, 1860. 

Ordered, That the Joint Standing 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 year ending the 
30th of April, 1861, and report thereon the Annual Appropriation 
Bill, as soon as practicable. 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

FRANKLIN WILLIAMS, Clerk. 



In Board of Aldermen, March 26, 1860. 

Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



Cita 0f ^ff^burs. 



' In Common Council, April 23, 1860. 

The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, who were 
instructed imder an order originating in the Common Coun- 
cil, March 26th, 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 April 30th, 1861, and report the an- 
nual appropriation order as soon as practicable, have at- 
tended to the duty assigned them, and submit the following 

REPORT AND ORDERS: 



¥ot ScIaooVs. 

For pay of School Teachers, . $33,025 00 
« Fuel for Schools, . . . 2,000 00 
" Contingencies, . . . 9,000 00 
" Koxbury Grammar School, (for 

High School,) . . . 3,000 00 
" New School Houses and Land, 10,000 00 

157,025 00 

"FoY Sui^^oYt o£ Poor. 

For support of Poor, in addition to 

their earnings, and repairs 

of Almshouse, . . $6,500 00 

$6,500 00 



CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 12. 



Fire Depaict\n.ent. 

Pay of Chief Engineer, . . . $325 00 

" Assistant Engineers, . 320 00 

" Secretary of the Board, . 15 00 

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

" Ass't Foreman, 50 00 
" Clerk, . 70 00 

" Steward, . 100 00 
•' 4 Men, $41, 164 00 
" 33 Men, |36, 1,188 00 



Engine No. 2. Pay of Foreman, . 80 00 

" Ass't Foreman, 50 00 
" Clerk, . 70 00 

" Steward, . 100 00 
" 4 Men, |41, 164 00 
'' 33 Men, $36, 1,188 00 



Engine No. 6. Pay of Foreman, . SO 00 

'•' Ass't Foreman, 50 00 
" Clerk,, . 70 00 

" Steward, . 100 00 
" 4 Men, $41, 164 00 
" 33 Men, $36, 1,188 00 

Engine No. 7. Pay of Foreman, . 80 00 

" Ass't Foreman, 50 00 
" Clerk, . 70 00 

" Steward, . 100 00 
" 4 Men, $41, 164 00 
" 38 Men, $33, 1,188 00 



$660 00 



1,652 00 



1,652 00 



1,652 00 



1.642 00 



Carried forward, $7,268 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 



Hook and 
Ladder Co. 



Hose Co. 



Brought forward, $7,268 00 

Pay of Foreman, . $80 00 
" Clerk, . 60 00 

" Steward, . 80 00 

" 4 Men, $41, 164 00 
" 14 Men, $36, 504 00 



Pay of Foreman, . 
" Clerk, 
" Steward, . 
" 4 Men, $41, 
" 6 Men, $36, 



Contingencies, 



Reservoirs and Hydrants, 
Steam Fire Engine, 



SO 00 

55 00 

65 00 

164 00 

216 00 



888 00 



580 00 

$8,736 00 
4,000 00 

$12,736 00 
$1,500 00 
$4,000 00 



City Debt 2xA Interest. 

For Payment of City Debt, . . . $14,000 00 
For Payment of Interest on Debt and Over- 
drafts, $26,000 00 



"Watch a\id Police. 

For Pay of Watch and Police, in addition to 
Fees received, 



$13,000 00 



CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 12. 



SaVaicies ioic City Officers. 

For Salary of Mayor, .. . ^1,500 00 

" City Clerk, . . 1,200 00 

" Clerk of Com. Council, 200 00 

" Treas'r and Collector, 1,800 00 

" Assessors, . . 1,050 00 

" Clerk to Assessors, 100 00 

" Five Assistant Assessors, 100 00 

" City Solicitor, . 800 00 

" City Physician, . 200 00 

" City Messenger, . 575 00 

$7,525 00 

Highways, IBrVAges anSi SV^ie^aYks. 

For Highways, Bridges and Sidewalks, . $22,000 00 

Discount on Taxes. 

For Discount on Taxes, .... $6,500 00 

For Abatement of Taxes, .... $2,500 00 

Gras, ¥Vw\d, Lig\itViig an^L B-epaiis o£ Lamips. 

For Gas, Fluid, Lighting and Repairs of Lamps, $11 ,000 00 

Contingent Etxi^enses. 

For Contingent Expenses in addition to rents, 

&c., from City Property, . . . $6,000 00 

All which is respectfully submitted. 
For the Committee, 

THEODORE OTIS, Chairman. 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



AN ORDER, relating to the SPECIFIC APPROPRIA- 
TIONS for the Financial Year of 1860-61. 

It is hereby ordered by the City Cowicil, That to defray 
the EXPENDITURES of the City of Roxbury for the 
Financial Year, which will commence with the first day of 
May, 1860, and end with the last day of April, 1861, the 
following sums of money be, and the same are hereby re- 
spectively appropriated, viz. : — 

FOR PAY OF SCHOOL TEACHERS, 

Thirty-three thousand and twenty-Jive dollars^ J^33,G25 00 
FUEL FOR SCHOOLS, 

Tivo thousand dollars, .... 2,000 00 

CONTINGENCIES FOR SCHOOLS, 

Nine thousand dollars, .... 9,000 00 

ROXBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL, (for High 
School,) 
Three thousand dollars, .... 3,000 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, 
^S**** thousand Jive hundred dollars, . . 6,500 00 
PAY OF MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DE- 
PARTMENT, 
Eight thousand seven hundred and thirty-six 

dollars, 8,736 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE FIRE 
DEPARTMENT, 
Four thousand dollars, .... 4,000 00 



Carried forward, $76,261 00 



8 CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 12. 

Brought forward, $76,261 00 

STEAM FIRE ENGINE, 

Four thousand dollars, .... 4,000 00 

RESERVOIRS AND HYDRANTS, 

Fifteen hundred dollars, .... 1,500 00 

CITY DEBT AND INTEREST, 

Forty thousand dollars, .... 40,000 00 

PAY OF WATCH AND POLICE, in addi- 
tion to fees received. 
Thirteen thousand dollars, . . . 13,000 00 

SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS, 

Seven thousand jive hundred a7id twenty-five 

dollars, 7,525 00 

REPAIRS OF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES AND 
SIDEWALKS, 

Twenty-two thousand dollars, . . . 22,000 00 

DISCOUNT ON TAXES, 

Sice thousand five hundred dollars, . . 6,500 00 

ABATEMENT OF TAXES, 

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

GAS, FLUID, LIGHTING AND REPAIRS 
OF LAMPS, 
Eleven thousand dollars, .... 11,000 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, in addition to 
Rents, &c., from City Property, 
Six thousand dollars, .... 6,000 00 



Making a total of one hundred and ninety thou- 
sand two hundred and eighty-six dollars^ . $190,286 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 9 

And it 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. 



]0 CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 12. 



In Common Council, April 23. IsBO. 
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, 1860, and end with the last day of 
April, 1861. 

Ordered, That the sum of ONE HUNDRED AND 
NINETY THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND 
EIGHTY-SIX DOLLARS, be raised by assessment on 
the Polls and Estates of the inhabitants of this city, ac- 
cording 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, 1860, and close with the last day 
of April, 1861. 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

FRANKLIN WILLIAMS, Clerk. 



In Board of Aldermen, April 23, 1860. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk,