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Bethlehem Baptist Church of the city of New
Passed May 3, 1869. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :
SECTION 1. The male members of the churches and congregations in the city of New York known as the German and French Bethlehem Baptist Church of the city of New York, and the German Pilgrim Baptist Church of the same city, of full age, and who have contributed for the support of the gospel in either of said churches during the present year according to the custom of said churches, and who have statedly attended divine worship in either of said churches during said year, may meet together at such time and place as shall be designated by a meeting of a majority of the board of trustees of each of said churches for that purpose, to elect not less than three nor more than nine trustees for a new church organization to be known as the Second German Baptist Church of the city of New York, notice of the time and place of said election shall be given at least fifteen days before the day of election, and said notice shall be given two consecutive Sabbaths previous thereto in the usual places of public worship of the said two churches.
$ 2. The meeting for the election of said trustees shall, when convened, proceed in their organization and their election of said trustees for said The Second Ger. man Baptist Church of the city of New York, the classi. fication of said trustees, the making the certificate of said election and acknowledgment of said certificate
Name of new organiza. tion.
Notice of election.
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according to section three, of article one, title six, chapter eighteen of the Revised Statutes of the State of New York.
$ 3. Whenever the trustees of said The Second Ger. Existing man Baptist Church of the city of New York shall have tions to be been duly elected, and the certificate of such election on tiling or and organization of said church recorded in the office of the clerk of the city and county of New York, tben the corporations, societies or associations heretofore known as The German and French Bethlehem Baptist Church of the city of New York and the German Pilgrim Baptist Church of the city of New York, shall be dissolved and cease to exist, and the corporation to be known as The Second Gerinan Baptist Church of the city of New. New cor. York shall be, and hereby is created with all the pow. succeed to ers, rights and privileges of a religious corporation under the laws of this State, and all properties, lands, buildings, moneys, goods, chattels, furniture, interests, claims and franchises, vested or contingent, rights of action and choses in action, which the said The German and French Bethlehem Baptist Church of the city of New York and the German Pilgrim Baptist Church of the city of New York, or either of them, may have in · possession or expectancy, at the time of said dissolution, shall be vested in the said The Second German Baptist Church of the city of New York, and the said corporation may sue and be sued in all cases in which either of the corporations, societies or associations herein provided to be dissolved, might have sued or been sued.
$ 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
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SECTION 1. All that part of the town of Chateaugay, Village in the county of Franklin, contained within the follow- ries.
ing bounds, namely: Beginning at a point, in the east line of great lot number fifty-seven of township number seven of the old military tract, in said county of Franklin, forty chains north from the southeast corner of said lot number fifty-seven, and running from thence east parallel to the south line of lot number fifty-eight, in the township aforesaid, forty chains; thence south parallel to the east line of lots numbers fifty-seven and forty-four, in said township, eighty chains; thence west parallel to the north lines of lots numbers forty-three and forty-four in said township, eighty chains; thence north parallel to the east lives of said lots numbers forty-four and fifty-seven, eighty chains; and thence east parallel to the south line of said lot number fiftyseven, forty chains to the place of beginning, containing six hundred and forty acres of land, shall hereafter be known and distinguished by the name of the village of
Chateaugay, and the inhabitants residing in said village Corporate are hereby constituted a body corporate by the name of
“The trustees of the village of Chateaugay." . § 2. The franchises of the corporation hereby created
shall be exercised by the following officers : a president, four trustees, three assessors, a chief engineer of the fire department, a collector, a treasurer, à clerk, a street commissioner, a police constable, a pound-keeper and police justice. The president, trustees, assessors and police justice shall be elected by ballot at elections to be held as hereinafter provided, and all the other officers of the corporation shall be appointed by the trustees, and hold office during the pleasure of said trustees.
83. The first meeting for the election of officers and other purposes shall be held at the Union House, in said village, on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in May, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, commencing at
the hour of nine o'clock A. M., and continuing until two Inspectors o'clock, P. M., at which election John Hughes, Henry
W. Derby and Thomas S. Roberts, or any two of them, shall constitute a coinmittee to preside thereat, to receive the votes of electors and to determine on the result of such meeting and election with the like powers as inspectors of town elections, and the certificate of the
First village election.
said committee, or a majority of the members thereof as to the transactions of said meeting, and the result of such election shall be conclusive evidence of the facts therein stated. At such election every elector in said Qualificavillage shall be entitled to vote for any elective officer, voters. and upon any resolution or question presented for the determination of said meeting.
$ 4. An annual meeting for the election of officers, Annun! and the transaction of other business, shall be held in said village on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of May, eighteen huudred and seventy, and on a like day in every year thereafter, at such place as trustees may appoint, notice of which meeting shall be given Notice for at least two weeks previous to its being held, by publication in the village newspaper, or posting in at least two conspicuous places in said village.
$5. At such meetings, every elector in said village, who tu. may vote for the elective officers of the village, and on thereat. any question or resolution submitted to the vote of the inhabitants. 96. At the annual meetings and elections the presi- Inspectors
of election. dent shall preside, and together with the treasurer and street commissioner shall constitute the inspectors of such elections. If either be absent, the trustees may appoint a person in his place. The election of officers Election ; shall be by ballot, with all the names voted for on one come ballot, designating the office for each. Poll lists shall be duuled. kept by the clerk of the village, and one of the trustees to be designated by the president. The polls shall be kept open at least four hours. The inspectors shall Canvass publicly canvass the votes before adjournment, and cer- cate of rotify the same upon the journal of the village, together sult. with any resolution adopted by the meeting.
§ 7. The several officers elected shall each, before Oaths of entering on the duties of his office, take the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution, before a justice of the peace of the town of Chateaugay; and his omission to take such oath and file the same with the clerk of the village, within eight days after any election (except the first), shall be deemed a refusal to take the office. A Vacancies; vacancy in any office may be filled by the trustecs hy an ko appointment, to hold, if the office be elective, until the
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next annual meeting, or, if it be any other office, to hold
during the pleasure of the trustees. Powers of 9 8. The annual meeting, in addition to the election
of officers, may pass such resolutions as it may see fit, instructing the trustees of said village in the discharge of their duties, and the trustees shall be bound by such instructions, if within the powers conferred by this act on such meeting and on the trustees. The first meeting, and also each annual meeting, sball determine the sum to be raised by general tax upon the taxable property in the village, for the ordinary expenses of the village.
$ 9. The following items, and no others, shall be
included in the ordinary expenses of the village : Compensa - 1. The compensation of those officers of the village lage offi. to whom compensation is allowed by law.
2. For publishing the charter and by-laws of the vil. lage, and all other notices or papers required by this act to be published.
3. For defraying the expenses of necessary surveys and maps of the village and of the streets.
4. For procuring the necessary blank books and forms, room rent, paper and book-cases for the use of the clerk and other
officers, and for the rent of a room and furniture, fuel and lights for the meetings of the trustees, and of the annual and special meetings of the inhabitants.
5. For prosecuting and defending actions in which the village is a party, or bound to indemuify a party, aud
for other services requiring legal skill. Sidewalks. 6. For necessary advances for making sidewalks, or Nuisances. for abating nuisances, after such proceedings have been
had as to make such expenses a lien upon real property, upon failure of the owners to comply with the directions
of the trustees in respect thereto. Repair of 7. For maintaining and keeping in repair fire engines, kines ar.d fire hooks and ladders, and other necessary apparatus
for extinguishing fire.
8. For maintaining and keeping in repair necessary engine houses, and for hiring a suitable place for that
purpose. Reservoirs, 9. For keeping in repair public reservoirs, and the pipes, etc. water-pipes and fixtures connected therewith.
Repair of engine houses.