Gambar halaman
PDF
ePub

CHAPTER 127.

An Act to change the name of a Settlement in the County

of Lunenburg

(Passed the 28th day of March, A. D., 1907.)

Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:

Name changed.

1. The settlement heretofore called Lower Foster Settlement, in the county of Lunenburg, shall hereafter be designated by the name of “Maplewood."

CHAPTER 128.

An Act relating to the Town of New Glasgow.

(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)

SECTION.

1. Power to borrow.
2. Debentures.
3. Sinking fund.
4. Money, how applied.
5. Authority to sell land.

SECTION.

6. Deed, how executed. 7. Money, to whom paid. 8. Interest rated. 9. Debentures, how chargeable. 10. Public meeting not necessary.

Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows :

Power t-) borrow.

1. The town of New Glasgow is authorized to borrow on the credit of the town a sum not exceeding eleven thousand dollars, for the purchase of land for school purposes, and for making permanent repairs and improvements to school buildings.

Debentures.

2. For any sum borrowed under this Act the town may issue debentures in sums of one hundred dollars, or any multiple thereof, bearing interest at a rate not exceeding four and one-half per centum per annum, payable half yearly, and redeemable at such period or periods, not exceeding thirty years from the date of issue thereof, as the Town Council determines. The provisions of “The Municipal Debentures Act, 1902,” shall be applicable to the loan authorized by this Act, and the debentures issued therefor, in so far as the same are not inconsistent with this Act.

3. In order to provide a sinking fund for the payment Sinking fund. of the debentures authorized to be issued under this Act, the Town Council shall annually include in the estimates of the sums required for town purposes such sum, not to be less, however, than two per cent. of the amount borrowed under the provisions of this Act, as the Council determines, and such sum shall be rated and collected annually in the same manner and with the same remedies as other rates and taxes.

All such sums, when so collected, shall be deposited by the Town Treasurer in some chartered bank in Nova Scotia, to the credit of an account to be called “The Town of New Glasgow Sinking Fund Account," and, with the in. terest thereon, be used for payment of the debentures issued under the authority of this Act, and for no other purpose.

.

[ocr errors]

4. The Town Council, by a resulution passed or to be Money, how passed by said Council to that effect, is authorized and em

applied. powered to apply the sum of seven hundred and nineteen dollars and sixty-six cents, and accrued interest, being the unexpended balance of the sum of three thousand dollars borrowed under the provisions of chapter 122 of the Acts of 1901, for providing a fire alarm system, for the purpose of equipping the Market Building as a central fire station.

sell land.

5. The town of New Glasgow, by a resolution passed or to Authority to be passed by the Town Council to that effect, is authorized to sell and convey to His Majesty the King, represented in this behalf by the Minister of Public Works of Canada, provided that the said minister agrees to erect and maintain a public wharf thereon, all those lots of land, and land covered with water, situated at New Glasgow, and bounded and described as follows:

Lot No. 1.-Bounded westerly by the channel of the

East River.
northerly by extension of Hunter

Street.
easterly by Water Street.
southerly by George Street.

[ocr errors]

Lot No. 2.—Bounded northerly by lands of Raymond

Dand.
easterly by Water Street.
southerly by lands of the late

James W. Carmichael.
westerly by the water of the

East River,

Deed, how executed,

A deed of the said lot, signed on behalf of the town by the Mayor and Town Clerk, and sealed with the corporate seal of the town, shall vest in the grantee all the estate, right, title and interest of the town in and to the said lot of land.

Money, to whom paid.

7. The money borrowed under the provisions of this Act shall be paid into the hands of the Treasurer of the town of New Glasgow, and shall be by him paid out as the Town, Council of the said town determines, for the purposes mentioned in this Act, and for no other purpose.

Interest rated.

8. The Town Council shall, in each year, while said debentures are outstanding, include in the estimates for the year a sum of money sufficient to pay the interest on such debentures for the current year, and such sum shall be rated and collected as part of the annual or general assessment.

Debentures, how chargeable.

Public meetings not necessary.

9. Such debentures, when issued, shall form a lien and be a charge upon all the assessable property and all the revenues of the said town of New Glasgow.

10. Inasmuch as the ratepayers of the said town have in the manner by law provided, already authorized the Town Council to apply to the Legislature for authority to borrow said moneys and to make said expenditures, it shall not be necessary to convene any additional meeting of the said ratepayers, either under the provisions of " The Towns' Incorporation Act,” or under this Act, as a condition precedent to the borrowing of the moneys, the issuing of the town's debentures therefor, or the doing of any matter or thing by this Act authorized.

CHAPTER 129.

An Act to amend Chapter 136, Acts of 1906, entitled, " An

Act relating to the Town of New Glasgow.”

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small]

Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows:

[ocr errors]

1. Sub-section 4 (a) of section 9 of chapter 136, of the Sec. 9 amended. Acts of 1906, is amended by striking out the words “either on the report of the engineer or other sanitary officer, and of & committee of the Council," in the first and second lines thereof, and substituting therefor the words “on the report of the street committee.

[blocks in formation]

2. (a) Schedule A of said chapter is amended by

striking out the words." Charlotte Street (between
Dorchester Street and Prince Street, in ward num-
ber two)," in the third and fourth lines thereof,
and substituting therefor the words “(here men-
tion the street or streets to be paved.):

[ocr errors]

(6) The said schedule is further amended by striking

out the second paragraph thereof and substituting
the following words therefor:-

Whereas, upon the recommendation of the street committee, and in the opinion of the Council of the town of New Glasgow, it became desirable and necessary to pave with asphalt paving (or as the case may be) the following streets (here mention the streets to be paved) as a local improvement, and the said Council thereupon gave due notice of their intention to pass a by-law for that purpose, and to assess the cost of said improvement or work upon the real property fronting or abutting upon (here mention the streets to be paved) within the limits hereinafter described, pursuant to the provisions of the Statutes in that behalf ;

(c) The said schedule is further amended by striking

out the words “ Charlotte Street between Dorches-
ter Street," in lines twenty-five and twenty-six
thereof, and substituting therefor the following
words : “(here mention the streets to be paved.)”.

CHAPTER 130.

An Act relating to the Town of Pictou.

(Passed the 25th day of April, A. D., 1907.)

SECTION.

1. Power to sell land.
2. Power to re-convey.
3. Deeds, how made.
4. May sell certain lot.
5. Assessment of certain lot.

SECTION.

6. Tax exemption.
7. Free water to certain company.
8. Authority of Council.
9. Chap. 109, Acts of 1903, amended.

Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly, as follows :

Power to sell land.

1. (1) The town of Pictou is authorized to sell and convey, in fee simple, the real estate situate in said town, and described in a certain deed thereof made by the Pictou Gas Light Company, Limited, to said town of Pictou, dated the fourth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and four, and registered in book one hundred and thirty-nine, at page sixty of the Registry of Deeds for the County of Pictou.

(2) Provided that said real estate shall not be sold until such sale is approved by a meeting of ratepayers called and held in accordance with sections 143 and 144 of chapter seventy-one of Revised Statutes, 1900, “The Towns' Incorporation Act."

Power to reconvey.

2. The town of Pictou is authorized to re-convey, in fee simple, to A. McGillivray Fraser, the following described real estate, or part thereof, namely :

All that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, situate at Carriboo, in the county of Pictou, and bounded and described as follows :--Beginning at a point distant fifteen feet on a course south six degrees west from Artesian Well Number One of the water system of the town of Pictou ; from thence running north eighty-four degrees west fifteen feet; thence north six degrees east sixty-five feet; thence north eighty-four degrees west ninety feet; thence south six degrees west two hundred feet; thence south eightyfour degrees east three hundred and ten feet, or until it meets the west line of the roadway or lot of land conveyed to John U. Ross by A. McGillivray Fraser, and others, by deed, dated the eighteenth day of August, A. D. 1900, and registered in book 129, at page 173, of the Registry of Deeds for the County of Pictou ; thence northwardly along

[ocr errors]
« SebelumnyaLanjutkan »