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City Document. — No. 3. 

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JOINT SPECIAL COMMITTEE 




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CITY OF ROXBURY, 



1863-64. 




ROXBURY: 

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

1863. 



CITY OF ROXBURY. 

In Boaud of Aldermen, February 9, 1863. 
Report accepted and order adopted. Sent down for concurrence. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



In Common Council, February 9, 1863. 
Read, and on motion of Mr. Sweat laid on the table, and fifty copies 
ordered to be printed for the use of the Council. 

JOSHUA SEAVER, Clerk. 




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In Board of Aldermen, February 9, 1863. 
The Joint Special Committee appointed January 26th, 1863, to con- 
sider and report what salaries shall be paid the several City Officers the 
ensuing year, have attended to the duty assigned them, and would 
respectfully recommend the adoption of the accompanying order. 

For the Committee, 

SAMUEL LITTLE, Chairman. 



CITY OF ROXBUR Y. 

In Board of Aldermen, Feb. 9, 1863. 

Ordered, That the Salaries of the several City Officers, 
for the year beginning on the first day of April, One thousand 
eight hundred and sixty-three, shall be as herein named, to 
be paid quarterly. This order to remain in force during the 
municipal year of One thousand eight hundred and sixty- 
three, and until otherwise ordered. 

Section 1. The salary of His Honor the Mayor shall be 
at the rate of Fifteen hundred dollars per annum. 

Sect. 2. The salary of the City Clerk shall be at the 
rate of Twelve hundred dollars per annum. And the fees 
received by him in the discharge of the duties of his office, 
shall be paid into the City Treasury, for the use of the City ; 
and the City Clerk shall, in the months of January and July, 
make out and render to the City Council a statement of the 
amount of moneys received by him as fees, specifying from 
what sources said fees are received. It shall be the duty of 
the City Clerk to notify the Chairman of any Special Com- 
mittee, in writing, of the appointment of such Committee, 
and to designate to him the members of the City Council 
appointed thereon j and to notify, in writing, the Chairman 



of any Special or Standing Committee of any subject that 
may be referred to said Committee ; also to notify, in writing, 
any Officer of the City of any action of the City Council 
that may require the attention of such Officer. 

Sect. 3. The salary of the Clerk of the Common Council 
shall be at the rate of Two hundred dollars per annum. 

Sect. 4. The salary of the Treasurer and Collector of 
Taxes shall be at the rate of Eighteen hundred dollars per 
annum. 

Sect. 5. The salary of the City Messenger shall be at the 
rate of Six hundred dollars per annum. In full for all ser- 
vices required by Ordinance, except in Police Court and 
Ward Rooms. 

Sect. 6. The salary of the Assessors shall be at the rate 
of Four hundred dollars each per annum. Said salary to 
be in full for all services required for the City and State val- 
uations. And One hundred dollars per annum shall be al- 
lowed the Board of Assessors — said sum to be in full for all 
Clerk hire. 

The Assistant Assessors shall receive at the rate of Twenty 
dollars each per annum. 

Sect. 7. The salary of the City Solicitor shall be at the 
rate of Five hundred dollars per annum. 

Sect. 8. The salary of the City Physician shall be at 
the rate of Two hundred dollars per annum. 

Sect. 9. The salary of the City Marshal shall be at the 
rate of Two dollars and seventy-five cents per diem. 

Sect. 10. The salary of the Chief Engineer shall be at 
the rate of Four hundred dollars per annum, and all other 
Officers and Members of the Fire Department the same as 
established last year. . 

Sect. 11. The salary of the Harbor Master shall be at 
the rate of One hundred dollars per annum. 

Sect. 12. All other Officers in the pay of the City, shall 
be at the same rate as established last year. 

Sect. 13. One thousand dollars per annum shall be al- 
lowed for Clerk hire in the Treasurer's Office and Assessors' 
Office, said Clerk to be appointed by the Committee on Ac- 
counts, and the Clerk so employed shall be required to give 
a bond or bonds satisfactory to the City Council for the sum 
of Ten thousand dollars.