Providence City Manual: Or, Organization of the Municipal Government

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Page 46 - House shall have adjourned on the preceding day; shall immediately call the members to order; and, on the appearance of a quorum, shall cause the Journal of the preceding day to be read. He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak to points of order, in preference to other members...
Page 47 - Every member, who shall be present when a question is put, shall vote for or against the same, unless the Board shall excuse him...
Page 43 - To lay on the table, To postpone indefinitely, To postpone to a day certain...
Page 83 - ... of said work, or by or in consequence of any negligence in guarding the same, or any improper materials used in its construction, or by or on account of any act or omission of the said contractor or his agents...
Page 45 - The same majority may by vote dispense with any rule for the meeting at which such vote is had. ELEVENTH. All committees shall consist of four members, and shall be appointed by the president, unless the Council shall order otherwise. And no report not in writing shall be received by the president without the consent of the Council being first asked and had. TWELFTH. No member shall speak more than once on the same question, until all other members desiring to speak thereon shall have done so ; and...
Page 44 - No motion or proposition on a subject different from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.
Page 46 - The chair shall preserve decorum and order, may speak to points of order in preference to other members, and shall decide all...
Page 82 - No hydrant, hose bib or hose attachment shall be placed in any yard or area of any premises so situated as to be accessible to persons living in or occupying neighboring premises, unless the owner of the premises fiist named becomes responsible for and pays the water rent for all persons using water therefrom.
Page 211 - ... consist of the mayor, the president of the board of aldermen, the president of the common council, the chairman of the joint standing committee on finance, and one member of the common council to be appointed by the president thereof...

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