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City Document. — No. 5. 



REPORT 



JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE 



FINANCE, 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 




K X B U R Y : 
L. B. WESTON, PRINTER, GUILD ROW 

18 6 7. 



Citg of Jd^bnrs. 



In Common Council, March 25, 1867. 

The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, who, in com- 
pliance with the ordinance to lay before the City Council an 
estimate of the amount of money necessary to be raised for 
the fiscal year ending April 30th, 1868, have attended to the 
duty assigned them, and submit the following 

REPORT AND ORDERS: 



Foi* Schools. 

For pay of School Teachers, . $60,000 00 
« Fuel for Schools, . . . 4,500 00 
« Contingencies, . . . 14,000 00 
« Janitor of Schools, . . 1,000 00 
" Roxbury Grammar School, for 

High School,) ... 500 00 

Finishing New School House, Smith 

Street, .... 18,000 00 



$98,000 00 



For Support of Poor. 

For support of Poor, in addition to 
their earnings, and repairs 
of Almshouse, . . . $14,000 00 



$14,000 GO 



CITY DOCUMENT.— No. 5. 



Fire Department. 

Pay of Chief Engineer, . . . $600 00 
" Assistant Engineers, . . 400 00 

" Secretary of the Board, . 15 00 



$1,015 00 



St'm Fire Engine ) Pay of Engineer, 1,020 00 

No. 1. \ " 2 Drivers, 1,680 00 

" 1 Fireman, 840 00 

" For'n Hose, 80 00 

« 9 Men, $60, 540 00 



St'm Fire Engine ; 


1 Pay of Engineer, 


1,020 00 


No. 2. ; 


1 " 2 Drivers, 


1,680 00 




'^ 1 Fireman, 


840 00 




" For'n Hose, 


80 00 




" 9 Men, $60, 


540 00 



4,160 00 



4,160 00 



St'm Fire Engine ) Pay of Engineer, 1,020 00 

No. 3. I " 2 Drivers, 1,680 00 

" 1 Fireman, 840 00 

" For'n Hose, 80 00 

" 9 Men, $60, 540 00 



4,160 00 



Hook and > Pay of Foreman, $80 00 

Ladder Co. > " Ass't Foreman, 70 00 

« Clerk, 80 00 

« Steward, 80 00 

" 17 Men, $60, 1,020 00 

^- — 1,330 00 

Carried forward, $14,825 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 5 

Brought forward, $14,825 00 

Hose Co. Pay of Foreman, $80 00 

" Ass't Foreman, 70 00 

" Clerk, 67 00 

" Steward, 75 00 

" 9 Men, $60, 540 00 



832 00 



$15,657 00 

Contingencies, 6,000 00 

New Hose, ' 2,000 00 

Reservoirs. 

For Reservoirs and Hydrants, . . . $4,500 00 

City Debt and Interest. 

For Principal of Public Debt, . . . $33,000 00 
For Payment of Interest on Debt and Overdrafts, 52,000 00 

l¥atch and Police. 

For Pay of Watch and Police, in addition to 

Fees received, $30,000 00 

{Salaries for City Officers. 

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

« City Clerk, . . 1,200 00 

« Clerk of Com. Council, 200 00 

'• Treasurerand Collector, 2,000 00 

.« Assessors, . . 2,400 00 

« Clerk to Assessors, 800 00 

" Five Assistant Assessors, 100 00 

« City Solicitor, . 800 00 

« City Physician, . 200 00 

« City Messenger, . 800 00 

" Sup't Public Buildings, 800 00 

" Harbor Master, . 200 00 

" Superintendent Sewers, 200 00 

For Clerk hire in City Treasurer's Office, 1,200 00 

$12,400 00 



6 CITY DOCUMENT. — No. 5. 

Hii^hways, Bridgeis and Sidewalks. 

For Highways, Bridges and Sidewalks, . $27,000 00 

« Watering Streets, .... 2,500 00 

" Collecting Ashes, &c., . . . 2,500 00 

HBscoaant oii Taxes. 
For Discount on Taxes, .... $15,000 00 

€was, FlHid, Iji^iitifiig^ and Rei>airs of* lianips. 

For Gas, Fluid, Lighting and Repairs of Lamps, $18,000 00 

Comtiiagent Expenses. 

For Contingent Expenses, in addition to rents, 

&c., from City Property, . . . $8,000 00 

Miscellaneous Appropriations. 

For purchasing Estate adjoining City Hall, $12,500 00 

" Soldiers' Monument, .... 6,000 00 

" Ward Room, Ward 2, . . . . 2,000 00 
" Sundry deficiencies in appropriations of 

1866, 11,00'0 00 

All which is respectfully submitted. 

For the Committee, 

EBEN ALEXANDER, Chairman. 



Citg af llfl^burg. 



March 25th, 1867. 
AN ORDER, relating to the SPECIFIC APPROPRIA- 
TIONS for the Financial Year of 1867-68. 

It is hereby ordered by the City Council, That to defray 
the EXPENDITURES of the City of Roxbury for the Finan- 
cial Year, which will commence with the first day of May, 
1867, and end with the last day of April, 1868, the follow- 
ing sums of money be, and the same * are hereby respectively 
appropriated, viz : — 

FOR PAY OF SCHOOL TEACHERS, 

Sixty thousand dollars, . . . $60,000 00 

FUEL FOR SCHOOLS, 

Four thousand jive hundred dollars, . 4,500 00 

CONTINGENCES FOR SCHOOLS, 

Fourteen thousand, . . • . • 14,000 00 

JANITOR OF SCHOOLS, 

One thousand, ..... 1,000 00 

ROXBURY GRAMMAR SCHOOL, (for High 
School,) 

Five hundred, 500 00 

FINISHING NEW SCHOOL, Smith street. 

Eighteen thousand, ..... 18,000 00 
SUPPORT OF POOR, in addition to their 
earnings, and for repairs of Almshouse, 

Fourteen thousand dollars, . . . 14,000 00 



Carried forward, , . $112,000 00 



8 CITY DOCUMENT— No. 5. 

Brought forward, . . $112,000 00 
PAY OF MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DE- 
PARTMENT, 
Fifteen thousand six hundred and fifty-seven 

dollars, ...... 15,657 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE FIRE 
DEPARTMENT, 
Six thousand dollars, .... 6,000 00 

NEW HOSE, 

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

RESERVOIRS AND HYDRANTS, 

Four thousand five hundred dollars, . 4,500 00 

PRINCIPAL OF THE CITY DEBT, 

Thirty-three thousand dollars, . . .S3,000 00 

INTEREST ON CITY DEBT, 

Fifty-two thousand dollars, . . 52,000 00 

PAY OF WATCH AND POLICE, in addition 
to fees received, 
Thirty -thousand dollars, . . . . 30,000 00 

SALARIES OF CITY OFFICERS, 

Twelve thousand four hundred dollars, . 12,400 00 
REPAIRS OF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES AND 
SIDEWALKS, 
Twenty-seven thousand dollars, . . 27,000 00 

WATERING STREETS, 

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

COLLECTING ASHES, &c.. 

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

PURCHASING ESTATE ADJOINING CITY 
HALL, 
Twelve thousand five hundred dollars, . 12,500 00 
SOLDIERS' MONUMENT, 

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



Carried forward, . . . $318,057 00 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. q 

Brought forward, ,. . . $318,057 00 
WARD ROOM, 

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

SUNDRY DEFICIENCIES IN APPROPRIA- 
TIONS FOR 1866, 
Eleven thousand dollars, .... 11,000 00 

DISCOUNT ON TAXES, 

Fifteen thousand dollars, . . , . 15,000 00 

GAS, FLUID, LIGHTING AND REPAIRS 
OF LAMPS, 
Eighteen thousand dollars, . . . 18,000 00 

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, in addition to 
Rents, &c., from City Property, 
Eight thousand dollars, .... 8,000 00 



Making a total of three hundred and seventy- 
two thousand and fifty-seven dollars, . $372,057 00 



10 CITY DOCUMENT.— No. 5. 



Citg 0f |l0-^btirB. 



In Common Council, March 25, 1867. 
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, 1867, and end with the last day of 
April, 1868. 

Ordered, That the sum of THREE HUNDRED AND 
SEVENTY-TWO THOUSAND AND FIPTY-SEVEN 
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, 1867, and close with the last day of April, 1868. 
Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

FRANKLIN WILLIAMS, Clerk. 



In Boakd op ALDERMEiN, March 25, 1867. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 11 



€xlg 0f Jlo^burs- 



In Common Conncil, April 15, 1867. 
The Joint Standing Committee on Finance, who, in compli- 
ance with the ordinance to lay before the City Council an 
estimate of the amount of money necessary to be raised for 
the fiscal year ending 30th April, 1868, and who did report to 
the City Council March 25th, 1867, would beg leave to report 
a further appropriation in addition to the one adopted March 
25th, 1867, and would submit the following 

For pay of School Teachers, TEN THOUSAND SEVEN 
HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS. 

All of which is respectfully submitted. 

For the Committee. 

EBEN ALEXANDER, Chairman. 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

FRANKLIN WILLIAMS, Clerk. 



In Board op Aldermen, April 15, 1867. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



12 CITY DOCUMENT— No. 5. 



Hg of Jln^T^urg. 



In Common Council, April 15, 1867. 
AN ORDER, relating to the SPECIFIC APPROPRIA- 
TIONS for the Financial Year of 1867-68. 
It is hereby ordered hy 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, 1867, 
and end with the last day of April, 1868, the following sum of 
money be and the same is hereby respectively appropriated in 
addition to the sum appropriated March 25, 1867, viz : — 

FOR PAY OF SCHOOL TEACHERS, 
Ten thousand seven hundred and fifty 
dollars, $10,750 00 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

FRANKLIN WILLIAMS, Clerk. 



In Board op Aldermen, April 15, 1867. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



ANNUAL APPROPRIATIONS. 13 



Hg of JSl0f burs . 



In Common Council, April 15, 1867. 
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, 1867, and end with the last day of April, 
1868. 

Ordered, That the sum of TEN THOUSAND SEVEN 
HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS be raised by assess- 
ment on the Polls and Estates of the Inhabitants of this 
City, according to. law, in addition to the sum of THREE 
HUNDRED SEVENTY-TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTY- 
SEVEN DOLLARS raised by an order adopted by the City 
Council March 25, 1867, to pay the current expenses of the 
City of Roxbury during the Financial Year which will com- 
mence with the first day of May, 1867, and close with the last 
day of April, 1868. 

Passed and sent up for concurrence. 

FRANKLIN WILLIAMS, Clerk. 



In Board op Aldermen, April 15, 1867. 
Concurred. 

JOSEPH W. TUCKER, City Clerk. 



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