City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Personnel policies and regulations — See Ch. 77.
Article I City Clerk

§ 70-1 Qualifications; oath.

§ 70-2 Bond.

§ 70-3 Keeper of City Seal.

§ 70-4 Duties.

§ 70-5 Clerk of Council.

§ 70-6 Custodian of documents; office includes City Engineer's; genealogy searches.

§ 70-7 Record of elections and terms.

§ 70-8 Notices to various officers required.

§ 70-9 Payment of fees to Treasurer.

§ 70-10 Furnishing copies of ordinances.

Article II Auditor of Accounts

§ 70-11 Duties generally.

§ 70-12 System of accounts.

§ 70-13 Notice of expenditure of appropriations.

§ 70-14 Annual audit.

§ 70-15 Records of loans.

§ 70-16 Cancellation of evidence of indebtedness.

§ 70-17 Duties as to bills, accounts, payrolls and claims.

§ 70-18 Examination of reports and accounts.

§ 70-19 Verifying balances of accounts of Treasurer and Collector of Taxes.

§ 70-20 General ledgers.

§ 70-21 Reports to Council.

§ 70-22 Financial year.

§ 70-23 Deputy Auditor.

Article III Treasurer and Collector of Taxes

§ 70-24 Bond.

§ 70-25 Deposits in banks.

§ 70-26 Safe deposit of documents; delivery to successor.

§ 70-27 Assistant and deputy.

§ 70-28 Care and custody of funds.

§ 70-29 Accounts of receipts and expenditures.

§ 70-30 Payment of drafts, orders and warrants; check-signing methods.

§ 70-31 Collection of rents, assessments, bills, claims, accounts and demands.

§ 70-32 Summary reports.

§ 70-33 Monthly summary.

§ 70-34 Assessment or charges for drains or sewers.

§ 70-35 Mailing of tax bills.

§ 70-36 Demand of payment for unpaid taxes.

§ 70-37 Deposit of money collected.

§ 70-38 Accounting by Collector of Taxes.

Article IV City Solicitor

§ 70-39 Qualifications; assistance.

§ 70-40 Assistants.

§ 70-41 Vacancy in office.

§ 70-42 Duties.

§ 70-43 Furnishing legal advice to Council and officers.

§ 70-44 Approval of bonds; prosecution of suits and actions.

§ 70-45 Defense of City and officers.

§ 70-46 Appearance before Legislature.

§ 70-47 Performing acts required by Council.

§ 70-48 Prosecuting, defending and settling suits.

§ 70-49 Compensation; traveling expenses.

§ 70-50 Claims for damages; investigation; notice of accidents.

§ 70-51 Defense of certain persons prohibited.

Article V City Engineer

§ 70-52 Custodian of maps, plans and surveys.

§ 70-53 Record of names, dates and boundaries of streets and ways.

§ 70-54 Assignment of street numbers.

§ 70-55 Record of sidewalks.

§ 70-56 Records of sewers and drains.

§ 70-57 Surveys, plans and other specifications; other duties.

§ 70-58 Dams, bridges and other engineering structures.

§ 70-59 Preparation of plans for use in real estate assessments.

§ 70-60 Views and plans of accident locations.

§ 70-61 Furnishing information regarding grades and lines of streets.

§ 70-62 Filing of maps, surveys and other records in Engineer's office.

§ 70-63 Assistant City Engineer.

Article VI Director of Buildings

§ 70-64 Appointment.

§ 70-65 Duties pertaining to construction and alteration of City buildings.

§ 70-66 Care and custody of buildings.

§ 70-67 Records.

§ 70-68 Supervision of custodians; rules and regulations.

§ 70-69 Inspections.

§ 70-70 Rooms for meetings and elections.

Article VII City Messenger

§ 70-71 Appointment; compensation.

Article VIII Inspector of Animals

§ 70-72 Appointment; duties; compensation.

§ 70-73 Notice of diseases in animals.

§ 70-74 Records and reports.

Article IX Assessor

§ 70-75 Organization; quorum.

§ 70-76 Vacancy in office of Clerk to Assessor.

§ 70-77 Powers and duties.

§ 70-78 Records.

§ 70-79 Manner of making assessments.

§ 70-80 Completion of work and delivery of lists.

§ 70-81 Applications for abatements.

§ 70-82 Manner of making abatements.

§ 70-83 Returns to Auditor and Treasurer.

§ 70-84 Summary of abatements to be filed.

Article X Conservation Enforcement Officer

§ 70-85 Position established.

§ 70-86 Enforcement of laws and ordinances.

§ 70-87 Abatement of violations.

§ 70-88 Patrolling required.

§ 70-89 Additional powers and duties.

§ 70-90 Coordination with other departments.

Article XI Constables

§ 70-91 Appointment; compensation.

§ 70-92 Categories.

§ 70-93 Employees of City.

§ 70-94 Vacancies; special employees.

Article XII Chief of Police

§ 70-95 Powers.

§ 70-96 Duties.

§ 70-97 Establishment of rules and regulations.

§ 70-98 Report of defects and nuisances in streets, ways and public grounds.

§ 70-99 Record.

§ 70-100 Record of arrests.

§ 70-101 Daily record for certain crimes.

§ 70-102 List of officers; report.

§ 70-103 Payment of fees to Treasurer.

§ 70-104 Duty to inform City Solicitor and District Attorney.

§ 70-105 Annual report.

§ 70-106 Hours of Chief of Police.

§ 70-107 Duties of Deputy Chief.

Article XIII Tree Warden

§ 70-108 Powers and duties.

§ 70-109 Deputies; compensation.

§ 70-110 Rules and regulations; prosecuting violations.

§ 70-111 Records and accounts.

§ 70-112 Revolving fund established.

§ 70-113 Use of fund.

§ 70-114 Commemorative trees.

Article XIV Sealer of Weights and Measures

§ 70-115 Appointment; compensation; assistance.

§ 70-116 Duties.

§ 70-117 Fees.

§ 70-118 Office and office hours.

§ 70-119 Recordkeeping.

Article XV Inspector of Wires

§ 70-120 Appointment; powers; compensation.

§ 70-121 Deputies.

§ 70-122 Duties.

§ 70-123 Enforcement; right of entry.

§ 70-124 Plans of electrical installations to be filed; reports by owners; contents.

§ 70-125 Supervision over wires owned by City.

§ 70-126 Complete records required; contents and availability of records; reports on complaints.

Article XVI Moth Superintendent

§ 70-127 General powers and duties; compensation.

§ 70-128 Duties of Superintendent.

§ 70-129 Records of costs and expenses required.

Article XVII Planning Director

§ 70-130 Office created.

§ 70-131 Duties.

Article XVIII Director of Recreation

§ 70-132 Establishment; duties.

§ 70-133 Hiring of personnel.

Article XIX Chief Procurement Officer

§ 70-134 Appointment; salary.

§ 70-135 Duties.