The diary of the city council of Spring City
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- Spring City (Utah). City Council (Creator, Organization)
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Spring City was incorporated on 4 April 1870 by the Legislative Assembly and Governor of the Territory of Utah. When the city was incorporated, it was also established that there be a city council consisting of a mayor and six councilors who would be elected by the citizens of tbe city. In 1892, it was changed so only five city council members were elected. The city council was given authority to levy and collect taxes for city purposes upon on taxable property. They were also given authority to appoint a recorder, treasurer, assessor and collector, and marshal and supervisor of streets. The city council has the power and authority to make, ordain, establish, and execute ordinances for the benefity of the city and the protection of property, and has control of the water and water courses leading to the city. The mayor is the chief executive officer of the city council, presides over the council, and has the power to veto any ordinance. The city council also has power to regulate the police and businesses within the city, and to establish and regulate hospitals.
The first mayor of Spring City, elected in 1870, was James Anderson, and the first members of City Council were Abram C. Acord, Reddick C. Allred, Samuel B. Frost, John Frantzen and Isaac M. Behunin. Other city officials includes Samuel R. Aiken as Recorder and Treasurer, I. M. Allred as Street Supervisor, Thomas B. Allred as Chief of Police, and Reddick N. Allred as Postmaster.
1 folder (0.05 linear ft.) : (232 p.)
2 computer disks
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- Register of The diary of the city council of Spring City
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 December 3
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.