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Fifth - To provide for the support of the police department of said city.

Sixth-To provide for the lighting of said city.

Seventh To provide for the payment by said city of its bills and expenditures for water.

Eighth To provide for the payment by said city of its portion of the expenditures of the board of control.

Ninth— To provide for the support and maintenance of the public free schools of said city by the payment of the employes of the board of education of the city of St. Paul.

Tenth - To provide for the support and maintenance of the public free schools of said city not provided for in the ninth (9th) subdivision hereof; Provided, that the levy in any one (1) year shall not exceed two and one-half mills (29) on the dollar of the property assessed for all school purposes, exclusive of state tax, nor be less than two (2) mills on the dollar.

Eleventh - To provide for the support of the department of the building inspector.

Twelfth To provide for the support of the health department of said city.

Thirteenth- To provide for the payment by said city of its portion of the maintenance of the court house and city hall.

Fourteenth To provide for the support of the workhouse of said city.

Fifteenth - To provide for the payment of the salaries and clerk hire of the engineering department of said city.

SixteenthTo provide for the support of the board of public works of said city.

Seventeenth - To provide for the payment of the salary fixed by legislative act for each officer of said city, and of clerk hire not hereinbefore provided for, but which may be duly authorized by law.

Eighteenth To provide a fixed sum to be used for cleaning and repairing streets, sewers, sidewalks and crosswalks.

Nineteenth To provide for building and repairing bridges.

Twentieth - To provide for the payment of any judgment exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) in amount, docketed and unpaid against said city.

Twenty-first-To provide printing and stationery for all departments of said city.

Twenty-second-To provide for the support of the city municipal court of said city.

Twenty third- To provide for the support of the public library; not exceeding, however, in any one year the sum of fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000).

Twenty-fourth To provide a general fund for the current and incidental expenses of said city, not hereinbefore specified and provided for, and all money received from liquor, butcher, dog, dray, wagon, truck, express, theatre, circus and other licenses, and also all money received from the municipal court, market house and market, workhouse, building inspector's permits, poundage receipts, and from all other sources (save when received for a specified use or purpose), shall be credited and passed to the general fund.

The amount of money to be raised by taxation for the above purposes, as aforesaid, shall only be so much as will be necessary, in addi

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tion to the amount received from all other sources, for an economical administration of the affairs of said city.

There shall not be levied or expended in any one fiscal year for cleaning and repairing streets, sewers, bridges, sidewalks and crosswalks an amount or sum exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand ($150,000) dollars, and the amount embraced in any tax estimate for any department of said city for any fiscal year shall be the maximum amount which can be used, paid out or expended by or for that department during the fiscal year in which said estimate was made.

In making up the tax estimate, in any fiscal year, of the amount estimated to be necessary for the support of the fire department, the police department, and for the salaries to be paid to city officers and for clerk hire (the same being subdivisions fourth (4th), fifth (5th) and seventeenth (17th) of this section), the maximum amount estimated to be necessary for each of said departments shall be stated, and the maximum amount which it is estimated can be drawn from the general fund for the support of each of said three (3) departments shall also be stated, and there shall be put into said tax estimate for each of said three (3) departments to be raised by levy so much only as is necessary for the support of such department after the amount wbich can be drawn from the general fund is deducted from the full estimated cost of such department, and said general fund may be drawn upon (each body of the common council consenting thereto) for the support of each of said three (3) departments to the extent in the aggregate specified in said tax estimate.

Sec. 4. The said levy shall be made by said common council on or before the tenth (10th) day of October of each year, and the same shall be entered upon the tax duplicates for the county of Ramsey, and collected annually in like manner as city and county taxes are collected.

Sec. 5. The city comptroller and city treasurer shall each forthwith, as soon as the tax estimate is made in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one (1891), and as soon thereafter in any year as any tax estimate is made, open and keep in his books separate and distinct accounts for each of the several divisions of taxes shown in the tax estimate of the then current year; and in making any future tax estimate for expenditures and in making any future levy the city council shall itemize the same, so as to show separately the amount to be collected from taxes for the use of each department of said city, as said departments are designated in section three (3) last above. And it shall be the duty of said city treasurer to keep in his said books a complete, accurate and separate account of each and all of the divisions embraced in subdivisions numbered one (1) to twenty-four (24) inclusive of section three (3) last above, entitled, "Treasury Department,” which shall clearly and accurately show at all times the amount of money received by him for the credit of each of such accounts, and whence received, and the amount of money paid out by him on account thereof, and to whom and for what purpose paid out.

Said city treasurer shall also keep a separate and distinct account for moneys received or to be received for each local improvement for which an assessment is made or has been made, and hereafter when any money is collected from any assessment it shall be the duty of said treasurer to credit said sum to said separate assessment account. Whenever the county treasurer of Ramsey county shall pay over to said city treasurer any taxes belonging to said city and collected under any levy, and whenever any money is received by said city treasurer from the sale of any certificates of indebtedness disposed of in anticipation of a collection of a tax based on a tax estimate, the city treasurer shall credit each of said respective funds and accounts with its proportionate amount of said receipts, according to the tax estimate of the fiscal year when said estimate is made. The money collected from assessments shall not be paid out by said treasurer except in payment for assessment work. The money received from the sale of certificates of indebtedness based on a tax estimate and the money received from the county treasurer on a tax levy based on such estimate, shall be used and applied only to defray the expenditures, together with the arrearages due and unpaid, for the specific object or objects for which said estimate was made and said taxes were levied. And no ordinance, warrant or order of the common council, or of any officer, board or department of said city, shall have any power or authority to authorize the city treasurer to divert any of said separate funds or money from the specific purposes for which the same were estimated, levied, collected and credited, as aforesaid, or to borrow and transfer any balance or portion of one of the said funds to the credit of another fund, except in the purchase of certificates, as by this act provided; Provided, however, that whenever, in the opinion of the common council of said city, it becomes necessary so to do, and said council shall, by ordinance, authorize the same, any of the funds of said city, save funds collected for special assessments, and save funds collected for the support of the free public schools of said city, may be transferred to the account and fund designated for the pay. ment of the principal and interest of the bonded indebtedness of said city of St. Paul. And the faith and credit of said city of St. Paul is hereby irrevocably pledged for the prompt and faithful payment of said bonded indebtedness and the interest thereon, as in the said bonds provided.

After said first accounts are opened in said treasurer's books, as herein provided, any moneys thereafter received by said city treasurer from the collection of taxes delinquent at the date of the passage of this act shall be distributed to the funds and departments provided for herein, so far as the funds and departments correspond to the funds named in the particular tax levy on which said delinquent taxes are collected. And so far as they do not correspond, said delinquent taxes collected shall be credited to the account of the general fund. The surplus of any year's receipts over expenditures may be carried forward to a like account of any succeeding year.

Sec. 6. It is hereby made the duty of the treasurer of the county of Ramsey, in the collection of taxes, to keep his accounts or books so as to show at all times the approximate amount of money received or collected for the city of St. Paul, and also the approximate amount received and collected, if any, for the board of education of the city of St. Paul.

And it is hereby made the duty of the county auditor of said Ramsey county,on the first (1st) day of each and every month, or as soon there. after as the same may be demanded, to draw his warrant upon the county treasurer of said Ramsey county in favor of the city treasurer

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of the city of St. Paul, for all money in the county treasury of said county belonging to the city of St. Paul, and a separate warrant for all money, if any, belonging to the board of education of the city of St. Paul, as near as the same can be ascertained from the books of the county treasurer of said county; and upon the presentation of the same to the said county treasurer, he shall pay the same respectively out of the moneys received and collected by him for said city, and, if any, for said board of education, as aforesaid.

Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of the comptroller of said city, in auditing and adjusting claims and accounts, as in the charter of said city provided, to designate and specify upon each claim, demand and account so audited and adjusted the particular fund or account, as said fund or account is shown by the last tax estimate and the tax levy when made based thereon, out of which the same shall be paid; and no claim, demand or account shall be audited or adjusted by him, or reported to the council, until there shall be sufficient money in the treasury to the credit of the particular fund or account out of which the same is payable, to pay the same, as well as other unpaid claims before that time audited and allowed against such fund.

Sec. 8. The city clerk shall not prepare or sign any order on the treasury, unless the requirements of section seven (7) last preceding have been complied with by the comptroller; and in drawing each order said clerk shall designate thereon the particular fund designated upon the claim by the comptroller, and the comptroller shall not countersign such orders unless the same shall be drawn upon the particular fund by him designated therefor, when said claim, demand or account was audited and adjusted by him, as aforesaid.

Sec. 9. The proviso of section ten (10) of an act approved February twenty-ninth (29th), one thousand eight hundred and seventytwo (1872), entitled “An act to amend the charter of the city of St. Paul," in the words following, viz. :-"Provided, that no assessment or levy of any tax shall be made upon any part of the property, real or personal, embraced within the enlarged limits of this city, as extended by this act, for the payment of any portion of the interest and principal of the existing indebtedness of said city, funded or otherwise. In all assessments or levies of taxes for payment of such indebtedness the lands and property embraced in such enlarged limits shall be expressly omitted;"—and so much of section three (3) of an act approved March sixth (6th), one thousand eight hundred and seventythree (1873), entitled "An act to extend the limits of the city of St. Paul," in the words following, viz.: “It is hereby expressly declared that neither the territory, hereby added to said city, nor the lands, tenements or hereditaments, nor the personal property of any resident situate and being, or which may be situate on, said territory here by annexed to said city, shall ever be assessed or taxed for the payment of any part, either principal or interest, of the existing debt of said city, either funded or otherwise; but all assessments or levies of taxes for such antecedent indebtedness of said city aforesaid is hereby expressly prohibited;" —and so much of section three (3) of chapter two hundred and eighty-one (281) of the Special Laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five (1885), as amended by chapter one hundred and four (104) of the Special Laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty five (1885) as read as follows: “No assessment or levy of any tax shall be made upon any part of said new territory for the payment of any portion of the principal or interest for the existing bonded indebtedness and of any bonded indebtedness that may be authorized at the present session of the legislature of the state of Minnesota,or of any bonded indebtedness which may have been heretofore authorized but not issued;'' —and all other laws now in force which exempt any portion of said city from any specified burden of taxation are each and all hereby continued in force.

Sec. 10. The common council of said city shall have no power or authority to allow or authorize the payment of any claim or demand against the said city, or to authorize the appropriation of any money of said city in behalf of said city, unless sufficient money out of which to satisfy said claim, appropriation or demand, and applicable thereto is actually in the treasury of said city, or has been embraced in a then existing and uncollected tax estimate or levy; Provided, however, that this provision shall not apply to a contract for the satisfaction of which a local assessment is to be made.

No ordinance, order or resolution of said council appropriating money or requiring the payment or expenditure of money by said city, and no contract requiring the payment of money by said city, shall be operative or valid unless there is specified therein the particular fund out of which the same is to be paid.

Whenever the expenses and obligations incurred chargeable to any particular fund or department of said city in any fiscal year (the fiscal year shall hereafter begin on January first (1st), are sufficient in · the aggregate to absorb eighty per cent (80%) of the entire amount embraced in the tax estimate for that year and the amount received from other sources and applicable for the purposes of said fund and department, no officer, board or official body of said city shall have any power, and no power shall exist, to create any additional indebtedness (save as the remaining twenty per cent (20%) of said tax levy or estimate is collected), which shall be a charge against said particular fund or department, or which shall be in any manner a valid claim against said city, but said additional indebtedness or obligation attempted to be created shall be a personal claim against the officer or the members of the municipal board or body voting for or attempting to create the same.

It is hereby made the duty of the city comptroller to communicate to the city council, in writing, at each of its second regular monthly meetings, a statement showing:

First The amount of cash on hand in the treasury belonging to each fund, or department of said city,on the first (1st) of the then current month, as said funds or departments are specified in the last tax estimate, and in section three (3) of this chapter five (5).

Second-The amount designated in said estimate for each of said departments.

Third— The amount of said estimate for each department paid out or appropriated at the date of such statement.

Sec. 11. The common council of said city shall have no power or authority to create any new or salaried office not specified in the charter of said city, or in any manner to increase the salary or compensation of any salaried officer named in said charter, or to employ any assistant or make said city liable for any services rendered or attempted to be rendered in performing the duties imposed by law upon any salaried officer of said city, and upon May twentieth (20th)

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