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City Document. — JVo. 5. 
REPORT 



JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE 



FINANCE, 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS, 




ROXBURY: 
L. B. & 0. E. WESTON, PRINTERS, GUILD ROW. 

1862. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 



In Board of Aldermen, March 10, 1862. 

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, 1863, and report thereon the Annual Appropriation 
Bill, as soon as practicable. 

Passed and sent down for concurrence. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 

In Common Council, March 10, 1862. 
Concurred. 

JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. 



Citj of llo^btirg. 



In Common Council, April 28, 1862. 
The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, who were in- 
structed under an order originating in the Board of Aldermen, 
March 10th, 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, 1863, and report the annual 
appropriation order as soon as practicable, have attended to 
the duty assigned them, and submit the following 

REPOUT AND ORDERS: 



For School IS. 

For pay of School Teachers, . $36,700 00 
" Fuel for Schools, . . 2,500 00 
" Contingencies, . . 10,000 00 

" Roxbury Grammar School, (for 

High School,) . . 500 00 



$49,700 00 



For Support of Foor. 

For Support of Poor, in addition to 
their earnings, and repairs 
of Almshouse, . , $7,000 00 



$7,000 00 



CITY DOCUMENT— No. 5. 



Fire Departiiieiit. 

Pay of Chief Engineer, . . pOO 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. 6. 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. 7. 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 



Steam Fire ) Pay of Engineer, . 660 00 
Engine. ) " 3 Drivers and 

Firemen, 1,620 00 
" Foreman Hose, 80 00 
" 9 Men, $41, 369 00 



$735 00 



1,652 00 



],652 00 



1,652 00 



2,729 00 



Carried forward, $8,420 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 

Brought forward, 
Hook and ? Pay of Foreman, ^80 00 

Ladder Co. ) " Ass't Foreman, 50 00 

" Clerk, . 60 00 

" Steward, . 80 00 
" 6 Men, .f 41, 246 00 
" 11 Men, $36, 396 00 

Hose Co. 



5 

M20 00 



Pay of Foreman, . 


80 00 


'' Clerk, 


55 00 


" Steward, 


65 00 


" 4 Men, |41, 


164 00 


" 6 Men, $36, 


216 00 



912 00 



580 00 

$9,912 00 
Contingencies, 4,000 00 

13,912 00 
Reservoirs. 

For Reservoirs and Hydrants, . . $2,000 00 

Interest on City Debt. 

For Payment of Interest on Debt and Overdrafts, $42,000 00 

l¥atch and Police. 

For Pay of Watch and PoKce in addition to 

Fees received, .... $13,000 00 

Salaries tor 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, . 1,200 00 

" Clerk to Assessors, 100 00 

" Five Assistant Assessors, 100 00 

" City Solicitor, . 500 00 

" City Physician, 200 00 

" City Messenger, 600 00 

" Harbor Master, 100 00 

$7,500 00 



6 CITY DOCUMENT.— No. 5. 

Highi¥ayi§, Bridg^es and Sidewalks. 

For Highways, Bridges and Sidewalks, . $20,000 00 

Discount on Taxes. 

For Discount on Taxes, .... $7,000 00 

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

Oas, Fluid, liighting: and Repairs of* liamps. 

For Gas, Fluid, Lighting and Repairs of Lamps, $12,000 00 

Contingent Expenses. 

For Contingent Expenses, in addition to rents, 

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

All which is respectfully submitted. 

For the Committee, 

ROLAND WORTHINGTON, Chairman. 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 
CITY OF ROXBURY 



AN ORDER, relating to the SPECIFIC APPROPRIA- 
TIONS for the Financial Year of 1862-63. 

It is hereby ordered by the City Covncil, That to defray 
the EXPENDITURES of the City of Roxbury for the 
Financial Year, which will commence with the first day of 
May, 1862, and end with the last day of April, 1863, the 
following sums of money be, and the same are hereby re- 
spectively appropriated, viz : — 

FOR PAY OF SCHOOL TEACHERS, 

Thirty -six thousand sevefi hundred dollars, ,<|36,700 00 

FUEL FOR SCHOOLS, 

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

CONTINGENCIES FOR SCHOOLS, 

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

ROXBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL, (for High 
School,) 
Five hundred dollars, .... 500 00 

SUPPORT OF POOR, in addition to their 
earnings, and for repairs of Almshouse, 
Seve7i thousand dollars, .... 7,000 00 

PAY OF MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DE- 
PARTMENT, 

Nijie thousa?id nine hundred and tioelve dollars^ 9,912 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE FIRE 
DEPARTMENT, 

Four thousarid dollars, .... 4,000 00 

RESERVOIRS AND HYDRANTS, 

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



Carried forward, |72,612 00 



8 • CITY DOCUMENT.— No. 5. 

Brought forward, $72,612 00 

INTEREST ON CITY DEBT, 

Forty-two thousand dollars, . . . 42,000 00 

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

SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS, 

Seven thousaiid jive hundred dollars, . 7,500 00 

REPAIRS OF HIGHWAYS BRIDGES AND 
SIDEWALKS, 

Twenty thousand dollars, . . . 20,000 00 

DISCOUNT ON TAXES, 

Seven thousand dollars, .... 7,000 00 

ABATEMENT OF TAXES, 

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

GAS, FLUID, LIGHTING AND REPAIRS 
OF LAMPS, 

Twelve thousand dollars, . . . 12,000 00 

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



Making a total of one hundred and eighty-two 

thousarid six hundred and ttoelve dollars, $182,612 00 

Arid 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. 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 



Citg 0f llo^krg. 



In Common Council, April 28, 1862. 
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, 1862, and end with the last day of 
April, 1863. 

Ordered, That the sum of ONE HUNDRED AND 
EIGHTY-TWO THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND 
TWELVE 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 Rox- 
bury, during the Financial Year, which will commence 
with the first day of May, 1862, and close with the last 
day of April, 1863. 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. 



In Board of Aldermen, April 28, 1862. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk.