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upon the town of Potsdam, shall be paid to the supervisor of said town, and by him be applied to the payment of the bonds of said town herein directed to be issued, and the interest thereon, as the same shall become due and payable; and the said taxes in this act directed to be levied and collected upon the village of Potsdam, shall be paid to the treasurer of said village; and the tax for the present year shall be paid by said treasurer to the said commission, after the members thereof have qualified as herein directed; and the remainder of said tax sball, each year, be paid to said treasurer, and by him be applied to the payment of the bonds of said village herein directed to be issued, and the interest thereon, as the same shall become due and payable. And immediately after the commission constituted by this act shall have qualified as herein provided, the said county, town and village authorities herein directed to issue bonds in behalf of said county, town and village, shall respectively deliver the said bonds so to be issued, as aforesaid, to the said commission herein constituted ; to be, by the said commission, used and negotiated at not less Negotiation than the par value thereof, and the avails thereof applied by the said commission to prepare and improve the said land and premises, described in the said proposition of the board of trustees of St. Lawrence Academy, to the said commission constituted by the said act, entitled an act in regard to normal schools, to provide thereon suitable buildings and to furnish apparatus, books, and furniture for one of said normal schools at Potsdam ; provided that no buildings shall be repaired or erected upon said land and premises, until the Attorney-General of this State shall certify Certificate in writing to such commission, that the use of the said general. lands and premises and the buildings and erections thereon, so long as the same shall be used for the purpose of a normal and training school, as contemplated by the said act, in regard to normal schools, has been properly secured to this State; all which the Attorney-General of this State is hereby required to certify in writing, to the commission constituted by this act, when such use of such lands and premises has been properly secured to this State, according to

Powers of commission.

Presbyterian church property.

Certificate of superintendent of public instruction,

the true intent and meaning of this act. In preparing and improving the said lands and premises and pra viding such buildings, the said commission may tea down, remove, repair, reconstruct, or rebuild any structure or building now on the said premises, ani use the materials of which any of such buildings ar composed in the construction of other building's upoi said lands and premises; and they may also incor porate any of the buildings upon said lands and prem ises in additional buildings to be constructed thereon and the said commission shall pay, to be applied upoi the purchase-money of the property included in said proposition of the board of trustees of St. Lawrence Academy, and known as the Presbyterian Church property, such sum, not exceeding ten thousand dol lars, as the Superintendent of Public Instruction shal certify the said materials and buildings upon said premises to be worth, to be used in providing the aforesaid bnildings. The plans and specifications for the said buildings shall be approved by the said com mission constituted by chapter four hundred and sixty-six, Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six The commission constituted by this act shall proceed diligently in the discharge of their duties, under this act, and when the said buildings, and the furniture apparatus and books, provided for by this act, have been accepted by said commission, so appointed by said chapter four hundred and sixty-six, Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, as provided by said act, or within two years after the passage of this act, the said commission hereby constituted shall account to the board of supervisors of said county for the moneys and securities received from the county of St. Lawrence, which board, upon such accounting, shall have power, upon examination of the accounts of such commission, to approve of the same and discharge the said commission from further liability, upon their said bond to said county. And said commission shall account to the board of town audit, of the town of Potsdam, for the moneys and securities received from the town of Potsdam, which board upon such accounting, shall have power to approve of the aecount so to be rendered, and discharge said com

Duty of commission! to account for moneys received.

To whom to account.

mission from further liability, upon their said bond to said town. And said commission shall account to the board of trustees of the village of Potsdam, for the moneys and securities received from said village, which board of trustees, upon such accounting, shall bare power to approve of the account so to be rendered, and discharge such commission from further liability upon their said bond to said village.

3 10. The amount in this act provided to be paid pana under by the said county, town and village, for the purposes what other in this act declared, shall apply on the amount that be applied. shall be paid by the said county in satisfaction of the proposition made by said board of supervisors of said county to the said commission constituted by said act in regard to normal schools, by resolution of said board of supervisors, dated December eighteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and the amount that shall be paid by the said town and village of Potsdam, shall apply upon and towards the satisfaction of the propositions of the board of trustees of said village to said commission constituted by said act in regard to normal schools.

$ 11. Authority is hereby given to the board of supervisors of the county of St. Lawrence, at any annual meeting thereof, to repay to the town of Pots- Repayment

to town. dam such portion of the tax hereby imposed upon said town as such board of supervisors shall determine to be just and proper. And in case the moneys to be raised as in this act provided shall be insufficient to complete such buildings and furnish such apparatus, books and furniture as herein intended, the said board of supervisors, to supply such deficiency, may raise upon said county and pay over to the commission by this act created, a further sum not exceeding ten When fur. supervisors may levy and collect a tax upon said amount. county, and issue county bonds representing the same, as said board may determine necessary to carry out the powers in this section given.

3 12. The Superintendent of Public Instruction may, if, in bis opinion, suitable buildings and rooms are provided at the village of Potsdam for the accommodation of teachers and pupils of a normal school,

may as its

When superintendent of public

immediately after the commission by this act created

shall have become duly qualified, open and put in instruction operation a normal and training school at said village, operation a in pursuance of this act, and of chapter four hundred

and sixty-six of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

S 13. This act shall take effect immediately.

school,

Chap. 7.
AN ACT to establish a Board of Education in

and for the village school district of the town
of Malone, in the county of Franklin, and for

other purposes.

Passed January 24, 1867; three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The five existing trustees of the village school district of the town of Malone, associated with five trustees of the corporation of Franklin Academy, in said village, and their respective successors in office, shall constitute a board of education for said village school district.

$ 2. Upon the passage of this act, the board of trustees of said Franklin Academy shall elect five of its members, who shall be residents of said village school district, who shall be associated with said school district trustees, to form the board of education, established by the foregoing section. Said academy trustees, so elected, shall determine by lot their respective terms of office, so that one shall serve one year, one two years, one three years, one four years, and one five years, and in each case the period of service shall commence and end with that of the trustees of said village school district. After such first election the said board of trustees of Franklin Academy shall, at the time of the annual meeting of said village school district, elect one of its members to supply the place of the trustee whose term of office sball then expire. The trustees of said village school district shall continue to be elected as provided by

Board of education, terms of office, election, &c.

section two of chapter three hundred and seventy of the Laws of eighteen hundred and fifty eight.

93. The said board of education when it shall be powers of duly organized under the foregoing provisions, shall have the care, management and control of all the schools in said village school district, and also of the academy therein ; but nothing in this act shall be held in any wise to affect or impair the separate corporate existence of said academy, or any rights or privileges appertaining to it, as such corporation, except as herein expressly provided. And generally, except as qualified by this act, the said board of education shall have, possess and exercise all the powers and privileges conferred upon such boards, in school districts, other than those whose limits correspond with those of any city or incorporated village, by title nine of chapter five hundred and fifty-five of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-four. The said district schools shall be free only to those persons residing in the district, authorized to be enumerated and reported with those forming the basis for the apportionment of public money to said district. To all others, as well as to all attending the academy, whetber from within or from without the limits of said district, a just and remunerative rate of tuition shall be charged, which rate, from time to time, shall be fixed by said board of education.

34. Escept as modified by the foregoing provisions, so much of title nine, of chapter five hundred and fifty-five, of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as relates to school districts, other than those whose limits correspond with those of any city or incorporated village, is hereby extended and made applicable to “ the village school district, of the town of Malone.”

35. So much of chapter three hundred and seventy, of the Laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, being "An act to consolidate school districts one, fourteen, fifteen, and twenty-three, in the town of Malone, in the county of Franklin," as conflicts or is inconsistent with the foregoing provisions, is hereby repealed.

$ 6. This act shall take effect immediately.

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