[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Aldermen (now City Council) of the City of Chicopee as Ch. 10 of the 1976 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All deeds and other conveyances of real estate, assignments and discharges of mortgages to be given by the City shall be signed in the name of the City by the Mayor and City Treasurer and acknowledged by one of them and shall have the City Seal impressed thereon or affixed thereto.
All notes and bonds, either for temporary or permanent loans, which may be authorized by the City Council, shall be signed in the name of the City by the City Treasurer, countersigned by the Mayor, approved upon the face thereof by the Auditor and bear an impress of the Seal of the City. All interest coupons attached to such notes or bonds may bear thereon a facsimile of the signature of the Treasurer and shall not require any other signature.
All contracts which are duly authorized shall be signed on the part of the City by the Chairman of the committee or board or by the officer authorized to make the same and countersigned or approved by the Mayor. All contracts shall be made in quadruplicate, copies to be deposited with the City Clerk and City Auditor as prescribed in MGL c. 41, § 17, and other copies to be for the use of the committee, board or officer having charge of the work to which the contract relates and for the use of the other party to the contract. All contracts shall be submitted to the City Solicitor for approval as to form before final execution.