County Government, Volume 47

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Clyde Lyndon King
American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1913 - County government - 326 pages

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Page 105 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 230 - Supervisors, by ordinance, of the appointment and number of assistants, deputies, clerks, attaches, and other persons to be employed, from time to time, in the several offices of the county, and for the prescribing and regulating by such boards of the powers, duties, qualifications and compensation of such persons, the times at which and the terms for which they shall be appointed, and the manner of their appointment and removal ; and 6. For the compensation of such fish and game wardens, probation...
Page 215 - Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire. New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin — OME, Room, 2B, Post Office Building, Knoxville 2, Tennessee.
Page 89 - No county shall have four or more senators unless it shall have a full ratio for each senator. No county shall have more than one-third of all the senators; and no two counties or the territory thereof as now organized, which are adjoining counties, or which are separated only by public waters, shall have more than one-half of all the senators.
Page 233 - It shall be competent, in all charters framed under the authority given by section eight of article eleven of this Constitution, to provide, in addition to those provisions allowable by this Constitution and by the laws of the State, as follows : 1.
Page 218 - Investigation to determine what would be reasonable class rates throughout the territory lying north of the Ohio and Potomac Rivers and east of the Mississippi River and the west bank of Lake Michigan.
Page 198 - National Mediation Board," to be composed of three members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, not more than two of whom shall be of the same political party.
Page 232 - For the powers and duties of Boards of Supervisors and all other county officers, for their removal and for the consolidation and segregation of county offices, and for the manner of filling all vacancies occurring therein; provided, that the provisions of such charters relating to the powers and duties of Boards of Supervisors and all other county officers...
Page 230 - ... for the times at which and the terms for which, said officers shall be elected or appointed, and for their compensation, or for the fixing of such compensation by boards of supervisors, and, if appointed, for the manner of their appointment ; and 28 Cal.
Page 196 - The powers defined herein as the "initiative" and "referendum" shall not be used to pass a law authorizing any classification of property for the purpose of levying different rates of taxation thereon or of authorizing the levy of any single tax on land or land values or land sites at a higher rate or by a different rule than is or may be applied to improvements thereon or to personal property. (Adopted Sept. 3, 1912.) SEC. if. The initiative and referendum...

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