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AN ACT

To amend an act entitled “An act to provide

for the government of the several towns in this territory, and for the revision of county government, and for other purposes."

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Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives

of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section

Section 1. Section three, of part two, chapter nine, of an repealed act entitled “An act to provide for the government of the

several towns in this territory, and for the revision of county government, approved February 19, 1811, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. That section eighteen, of part third, of chapter visors to per. eleven, of the above named act, be and hereby is repealed ; form duties of county

and that all the duties required to be performed by the board supervisors.

of county supervisors by section nineteen, of part third, of
the above named chapter and act, shall hereafter be perform-
ed by the board of town supervisors, and that said town su-
pervisors order the said arrearages to be collected in the same
manner that the contingent charges of the town are levied
and collected

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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AN ACT

To authorize the taxation of personal property

in the township of Sun Prairie, in the county of Dane.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: SECTION 1. That in the township of Sun Prairie, in the What propre

erty to be county of Dane aforesaid, in addition to the property now taxed. subject to taxation by law, the following property shall be assessed and taxed in the same manner as is now provided by law, for all purposes, to wit: All improvements on lands, town lots, and real estate, and all personal property, (and the term personal property, as used in this act, shall be construed to include monies, goods, chattels personal and chattels real, debts due from solvent debtors over and above the amount of debts owing by the owner thereof, whether due on account, contracts, note, bond, or mortgage, public stock or stocks in corporations :) Provided, that the following property shall be exempt from taxation in said township, to wit: All property belonging to this territory, all buildings for public worship, and all school houses, and the lots whereon they are situated, and all interest or shares in the same, and all property exempted by law from taxation.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its pas.. {age.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives..
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1817.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

Authorizing school district number one, in Geneva village, to levy a tax for the

a tax for the purpose of building a school house.

tax.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin :

SECTION 1. That the inhabitants of school district number Vote to levy one, in Geneva village, which district comprises said village and lect

and certain contiguous territory thereto annexed, who are qualified by law to vote at a school district meeting, may vote to lay and collect a tax on the property in said district to to an amount not exceeding twelve hundred dollars, for the purpose of building a school house therein, and furnishing the same, and for purchasing a lot on which to erect such school house, if it shall be determined by a vote of said inhabitants that such purchase shall be made.

Sec. 2. The said tax shall be levied on all the property What proper, in said district, both real and personal, except such as is by ty to be taxed

law exempt from execution, and except such as is owned by. said village, and every parsonage, and house for public worship, and the lots on which they are situate.

Sec. 3. In case the said inhabitants shall vote to levy said Daty of trus- tax, the trustees of said district shall assess the property in

said district subject to taxation by virtue of this act, according to the true value thereof as nearly as they can estimate, and shall make out an assessment roll thereof, pursuant to such assessment with the names of the owners, if known, and after the same shall have been corrected and completed, they shall issue their warrant with such assessment roll annexed, to the collector of said district; and said warrant shall be issued and said tax collected and return thereof made in the same manner that school district taxes are collected in the several towns in this territory.

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Sec. 4. A meeting for the election of officers for said school district, and for the transaction of any other business: Where meetthat shall be deemed proper by said meeting, shall be held at

ing held. the house now used as a district school house, in said village, on the tenth day of March next, at seven o'clock in the afternoon, and thereafter as provided by law, and said property shall not be assessed, nor said tax levied until after said election, and the officers elected at said meeting shall supersede 'those in office at the time of said election. Sec. 21. This act shall be in force from and after its

passage.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY RODGE. :

AN ACT

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To authorize school district No. 2, in the town

of Southport to levy a tax. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That school district number two, in the town of Southport, be, and hereby is authorized to vote, levy and

School dis. collect a tax of a sum not exceeding eight hundred dollars on trict authori: the taxable property of said district, for the purpose of pur- and colleet

zed to levy chasing a lot and building a school house in said district, and tax. the said tax shall be voted, levied and collected as is now provided by law for the collection of taxes to build school houses in the several towns under township government.

Promiso.

Sec. 2. Provided, that the sum authorized to be levied by section one, of this act, shall include a sum of three hundred dollars already authorized by a vote of the district to be raised for the purposed of building a school house: And provided further, that a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars shall be paid for the purchase of a lot as a site for their school house.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize Franklin School District No. 5, in

Platte school town No. 4, in Grant county, to levy a tax to build a school house.

Power of rustees.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That it shall be lawful for the trustees of Franklin School District No. 5, in Platte school town number four, in Grant county, to levy a tax of two and one half per cent. on the taxable property in said district, for the purpose of building a school house in said district: Provided, that a majority of the legal voters in said school district, present at a school meeting in the said district, called by the trustees thereof, for that purpose, ten days' previous notice being giv.

Proviso.

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