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cost of bridge.
cost, including every expense required to bring the same cost, to be into full use for the public, to be made and approved by them; and shall, in no case, increase the cost of the Aggregate work, materials and other expenses above the sum of five thousand dollars. Each of said commissioners, Commisbefore entering upon the duties of his office, shall give give offi. a bond to the People of the State of New York, with čial bonds. two or more sufficient sureties to be approved by the Comptroller, in the penalty of three thousand dollars, that he will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the commission aforesaid, and pay over, and account for, all moneys coming into his hands as such commissioner.
§ 2. The sum of five thousand dollars, or so much Appropriaof that amount as shall be necessary, is hereby appro- general priated out of the general fund for the purposes of this act, and shall be paid by the Treasurer, on the warrant of the Comptroller, to the order of said commissioners, in such installments as shall be required, for work actually performed, or materials furnished for the same.
$ 3. It shall be lawful for the above named commis- Commis. sioners to take the stone and timber, necessary for the may use construction of said bridge, from the lands of the said timber Tonawanda Indian Reservation, but no greater amount fram in of stone or timber than is absolutely necessary for its construction.
$ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
Certain provisions plank and Turnpike
Chap. 537. .
establish a turnpike corporation for improving
Passed May 2, 1868; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. All the provisions of the act entitled “An of general act to provide for the incorporation of companies to con
struct plank roads, and of companies to construct turnapplicable
. pike roads," passed May seventh, eighteen hundred and
forty-seven, and of all acts amending the same, so far as such provisions relate to the number and location of toll gates, and the rates of toll which may be demanded and collected thereat, shall apply to the corporation known as “The President, Directors and Company, of the New
burgh and Cochecton Turnpike Road," and to the turnRights ani pike road of said corporation. And the said corporation
shall have the same rights and powers in relation to the number and location of toll gates upon its road, and the collection of tolls thereat, as if it were a corporation formed under and in pursuance of the said act.
§ 2. All and every part of the act entitled "An act to establish a turnpike corporation for improving and making a road from the village of Newburgh, on Hudson river, to Cochecton, on Delaware river," passed March twentieth, eighteen hundred and one, and of every act amending the same, inconsistent with the first section of this act, are hereby repealed.
§ 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
corporation in relation to toll gates and iolls.
and ninety-four of the laws of eighteen hun-
Passed May 2, 1868 ; three-fifths being present.
Section 1. The act entitled “An act to provide for a continaConvention to revise and amend the Constitution,” sessions of passed March twenty-nine, eighteen hundred and sixty- tional Conseven, shall be construed as having authorized the con- vention tinuance of the session of the said Convention after the 5, 1367, aufirst Tuesday of November, eighteen hundred and sixtyseven, and the payment of the members, officers and at. Payment tendants of said Convention up to the final adjournment bers and thereof, and the payment of all the expenses of the said and ex Convention, authorized by the said act or any acts amending the same, or authorized
by the said Convention. tion, whether incurred before or after the said first Tuesday of November. Nothing herein contained shall be con be held or construed to affirm or ratify any form or ratify mode mode of submission to the people of the Constitution, iing pro by said Convention proposed.
§ 2. The sum of two hundred thousand dollars, or so Appropriamuch thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appro- expenses priated out of any money in the treasury, in addition to be coma! the sum heretofore appropriated to pay the expenses of the Constitutional Convention.
1 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
Act not to
tion to pay
Extension of railroad tracks through certain
tracks from Atlantic avenue to Prospect park,
Passed May 2, 1868. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. The owners or lessee of the railroad tracks in Atlantic avenue, in the city of Brooklyn, are hereby
authorized to extend said railroad tracks, with a double and streets track from Atlantic avenue, in and through Vanderbilt
avenue to Prospect park, or in and through Carlton avenue to Warren or Baltic streets, and in and through Warren or Baltic street to Vanderbilt avenue, and in and through Vanderbilt avenue to Prospect park, together with the necessary stands, connections, turnouts, and switches for the convenient working of such
extension, and connecting the same with the tracks in writing of Contiene in Atlantic avenue, upon the condition, nevertheless, that majority of before constructing said tracks on either of the routes lots along as herein authorized, the consent thereto in writing, of proposed route to be the owners of a majority of the lots fronting on the
route selected, shall be first had and obtained, and
recorded in the office of the register of the county of ome Toute Kings; provided, that said tracks shall be laid and conOne
structed upon but one of the aforesaid routes..
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled "An
Cove and Williamsburgh Turnpike and Bridge Company, free, and providing for the maintenance of the same, and for the rebuilding of the bridge over Newtown creek.”
Passed May 2, 1868; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. Section three of the act making the turn- Time when pike and bridges of the Ravenswood, Hallett's Cove and of NewWilliamsburgh Turnpike and Bridge Company, free, and of Sevenproviding for the maintenance of the same, is hereby ward, amended as follows: “On the said nineteenth day of Brooklyn April, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, the supervisors charge o: of the said town of Newtown, and the seventeenth ward of the city of Brooklyn, shall take charge of the bridge Repairs over Newtown creek, and shall keep the same in repair, Appointand appoint a proper person to attend and manage the person no draw in the bridge, and the expenses of said repairs, attend and of the management of said draw shall be a charge Expenses on the said counties of Kings and Queens, each county and hairs to bear and pay one equal half part of the same, and the agement. common council of said city of Brooklyn shall forthwith proceed to construct a bridge over said Bushwick creek, to con with a proper and necessary draw in the same, and to coustruct such piers and abutments in the said creek for bridge over the continuation of the streets leading thereto as they pries may deem proper and necessary for the purposes of said abutments bridge; and the said improvement and repairs needed tinuation from time to time, shall be so done as not to interrupt Public the public travel over said bridge or street or the rail travel not road thereon. § 2. The expenses of such improvement shall be Expenses
of improveassessed, levied and collected in the same manner as the ment; how expense of grading and paving streets in said city, and
10 be interrupted.