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reputable school of medicine, and one, if practicable, a civil engineer, to be appointed by and hold their office at the pleasure of the common council, and to serve without compensation. The board of health at its first meeting shall select from their members a president and secretary.

HEALTH OFFICER.

SEC. 2. The common council shall, upon recommendation of the board of health, appoint a health officer, who may be a member of the board of health. He shall hold his office during the pleasure of the common council, and shall receive for his services required to be performed by him such compensation as the common council may from time to time determine upon.

DUTIES OF BOARD OF HEALTH.

SEC. 3. The board of health shall supervise all matters pertaining to the sanitary condition of the city, and make such rules and regulations relative thereto as are necessary and proper and not contrary to law, and shall report to the common council from time to time, as may be determined by said common council, first, the sanitary condition of their locality; second, the number of deaths, with the cause of each as near as can be ascertained; third, the presence of epidemic or other dangerous or contagious or infectious diseases, and other such matters within their knowledge as the common council may require.

POWERS OF BOARD OF HEALTH AND HEALTH OFFICER.

SEC. 4. The board of health shall have power to adopt such measures as will in their judgment best promote the health of the city of Juneau and prevent the spread of disease; to enter into and examine, in daytime, all buildings, lots, and places in the city; to prevent or forbid communication with infected families or houses; and, by and with the consent of the common council, to establish a pesthouse or hospital, and provide the necessary supplies therefor, and generally to exercise a supervision over the sanitary conditions of hospitals, prisons, schoolhouses, and public buildings, so far as in their judgment may be necessary for the promotion of health, and they may, whenever they deem it necessary, order the examination by the health officer or some competent physician of all persons entering the city from any town, city, district, location, State, or other place where said board have reason to believe there are any cases of cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, or other contagious or infectious diseases; and for the purpose of making such examination the health officer or any member of the board of health shall have authority to enter any ship, steamboat, or other water craft, or any vehicle; and said board or health officer may direct and enforce the cleansing and purifying of any such ship, steamboat, or other water craft or vehicle, and said board may provide, by and with the consent of the common council, a suitable place for the temporary detention of persons who have been exposed to the infection of cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, or infectious or contagious diseases, and said board of health or health officer, or any member of said board, shall have power to order and compel said person or persons to remain in such place of detention for such time as may be necessary, and to forbid and prevent any and all communication with such person or persons. Said board of health or health officer shall have power to forbid or prevent any and all persons living or being in or about such house or premises where any person has been sick with smallpox, cholera, yellow fever, or any other infectious or contagious disease from leaving such house or premises without first having obtained permission to do so from the board of health or health officer.

MAY ENFORCE VACCINATION.

SEC. 5. The board of health may enforce compulsory vaccination on persons or passengers coming from infected places or parts. And when they deem it necessary for the promotion and protection of health of the city, may also enforce compulsory vaccination of the inhabitants thereof.

MAY REMOVE DISEASED PERSONS TO HOSPITAL.

SEC. 6. The board of health, or the health officer under the direction of the board of health, may cause all persons afflicted with any infectious or contagious disease to be removed to the hospital or pesthouse provided by the common council of this city, and supply the same with the necessary attachés and nurses at the expense of the city.

TO RECOMMEND SANITARY MEASURES.

SEC. 7. It shall be the duty of the board of health to recommend to the common council, in writing, whenever they shall deem it necessary, such sanitary measures as they may consider advisable, and to cooperate with them in carrying the same into effect.

DUTIES OF HEALTH OFFICER.

SEC. 8. It shall be the duty of the health office to enforce and execute all the lawful rules and orders of the board of health, and all laws, ordinances, and regulations relating to the causes of sickness, nuisances, and sources of filth existing within this city.

TO ABATE NUISANCES.

SEC. 9. Whenever, in the opinion of the health officer, a nuisance endangering the public health shall be ascertained to exist on any premises or any house or other place in this city, he shall notify, in writing, any person or persons owning or having control of or acting as agent for such premises, house, or other place, to abate such nuisance within a reasonable time, to be stated in such notice, not to exceed ten days, and shall report his action in such case to the board of health at the next meeting thereafter.

PENALTY FOR NOT ABATING NUISANCE.

SEC. 10. Upon the neglect or refusal of any owner, occupant, agent, or other person, having control of such house or other place within this city, to comply with such notice, the health officer may proceed to put or have the premises put in good sanitary condition, and the owner, agent, or occupant, or other person having control of such house or place, in addition to the penalty provided by this ordinance, shall be liable to said city for the costs of such work done, the same to be recovered in a civil action in any court of competent jurisdiction within this city.

OFFICERS TO INSPECT PREMISES AND ABATE NUISANCES.

SEC. 11. Any member of the board of health, or the health officer, may enter upon the premises, or in the house, or other place of any person within this city, to ascertain any nuisance that may there exist, to inspect drains, vaults, cesspools, waterclosets, privies, sewers, or yards of such premises, to examine into their condition, and when satisfied that the same are liable from filth to become dangerous to public health or disseminate contagious or infectious diseases, or not properly provided with privies, water-closets, or with sewers, drains, or cesspools, properly trapped, they or any of them shall serve a written notice upon the owner, or other person in charge of such premises, to remove the nuisance therein named, and if such owner or other person in charge neglects to obey such notice, said board or health officer may put the same in proper order, at the expense of the owner or other person in charge thereof, as provided for in section 10 of this ordinance.

PHYSICIANS TO REPORT INFECTIOUS DISEASES.

SEC. 12. It shall be the duty of every physician in this city to report to the health officer or to a member of the board of health every patient he shall have laboring under Asiatic cholera, diphtheria, scarlet fever, smallpox, or other dangerous or infectious disease, as soon as he shall become satisfied of the nature of the disease, and to report to said health officer or to a member of the board of health every case of death from such disease immediately after it shall have occurred.

HOTEL KEEPERS AND HOUSEHOLDERS TO REPORT.

SEC. 13. It shall be the duty of every householder and of every proprietor and manager of any hotel, boarding or lodging house in the city, to report in writing to the health officer immediately the name of every person residing or boarding or lodging at his house whom he shall have reason to believe is sick with scarlet fever, diphtheria, cholera, smallpox, or other dangerous, contagious, or infectious diseases, and deaths occurring at his house from such disease.

HEALTH OFFICER TO QUARANTINE.

SEC. 14. Whenever a case of smallpox, cholera, yellow fever, diphtheria, or scarlet fever, or other contagious disease shall exist in any house or tenement, and it shall be deemed inexpedient to remove the person or persons so affected to the proper

hospital, it shall be the duty of the health officer to require all such persons to be kept closely confined in their respective dwellings or places of abode, and he shall immediately cause to be erected in a conspicuous place in front of such dwelling or place of abode a yellow flag or other suitable notice setting forth the facts; and it shall be unlawful for the occupants thereof, or any other person, to remove such flag or notice as long as in the opinion of the health officer or board of health the same ought to remain on said premises.

QUARANTINE REGULATIONS.

SEC. 15. No person or persons, except the physicians, clergyman, undertaker, or those having written permits from the board of health or health officer, shall enter or depart from any house where smallpox, yellow fever, cholera, diphtheria, or scarlet fever exists, or while the corpse of any person who shall have died of such disease remains within the house, nor within ten days thereafter, or until said building and its contents shall have been disinfected, or otherwise disposed of to the satisfaction of the board of health or the health officer.

HEALTH OFFICER TO DISINFECT PREMISES.

SEC. 16. The health officer shall have power during the prevalence of an epidemic to fumigate and disinfect any premises which, in his judgment, requires disinfection. PRIVIES, VAULTS, AND CESSPOOLS TO BE CLEANED.

SEC. 17. No privy vault, privy, cesspool, or water-closet shall be allowed, by the owner or other person in charge of the premises upon which the same may be situated, to become foul or offensive; and when, in the opinion of the board of health or health officer, any such privy, vault, closet, or cesspool, shall need cleaning or disinfecting, it shall be his or their duty to notify such owner or other person having control to abate the same, by disinfecting or cleaning, as in the judgment of the board may be prudent. No person shall remove or transport or place the contents, or any part thereof, of any privy vault, cesspool, or water-closet within this city: but when required to remove said contents, the same shall be deposited at the point on Gastineaux Channel, as provided for in section 3, of ordinance No. 1, of this city.

GARBAGE, ETC., FORBIDDEN ON PREMISES.

SEC. 18. No butcher's offal or carbage, nor any dead animal, nor any putrid or offensive animal or vegetable matter, shall be allowed to remain on the premises of any person, or upon any street or alley or vacant lot within this city.

ABATEMENT OF NUISANCES ON PROPERTY OF NONRESIDENTS.

SEC. 19. Whenever a nuisance exists, on the property of any nonresident of the city of Juneau, the common council, may, on the recommendation of the board of health, cause the same to be abated, and may allow an order paid out of the general fund for all proper charges and expenses incurred in abating such nuisance, and all sums so allowed and paid_shall become a charge upon the property on which the said nuisance existed, and may be recovered by an action at law against such property.

INFECTED VESSELS NOT TO ENTER PORT.

SEC. 20. All vessels arriving at the port of Juneau from any port which has been declared by the board of health of Juneau to be an infected port, and all vessels arriving from any place where there is prevailing at the time of departure any contagious, infectious, or pestilential disease, are subject to quarantine, and must be by the master, owner, pilot, or consignee reported to the quarantine officer, or if there be no quarantine officer then to the health officer, without delay. No master, owner, pilot, or consignee of any such vessel shall suffer such vessel to cross a line drawn as prescribed by the board of health, or permit any passengers or persons to depart from said vessel and land within said city of Juneau, until the quarantine officer or health officer has boarded the same and given the order as required by law.

HEALTH OFFICER TO KEEP A RECORD OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, ETC.

SEC. 21. The health officer shall keep a record of all births, deaths, and interments Occurring in the city. All physicians and midwives in this city shall report in writing to the health officer within twenty-four hours all births and deaths occurring in his or her practice.

DISINTERMENT AND BURIAL.

SEC. 22. No person shall disinter or exhume from any grave, vault, cemetery, or other burial place within this city, or from any grave, vault, cemetery, or other burial place owned by this city, or shall deposit therein the body of any deceased person, without first causing to be filed at the office of the health officer a certificate signed by a legally qualified physician or coroner, setting forth as nearly as possible the name, age, sex, color, place of birth, occupation, and date, locality, and cause of death of such decedent, or without first obtaining from the health officer a written permit for such disinterment, exhuming, or burial.

PENALTY.

SEC. 23. Any person who shall resist or attempt to resist the entrance of the health officer, or any member of the board of health, into any boat, vessel, building, room, lot, or other place in this city, while in the performance of his duty, or any person who shall neglect or refuse to comply with the lawful orders of the board of health, the health officer, or any member of the board of health, or resist any member or lawful officer of said board of health, in the lawful discharge of his duty, or who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction thereof, before the city police court, be punished by a fine of not less than $10 nor more than $100 dollars, or by imprisonment in the city prison, for any term not exceeding three months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

TIME OF TAKING EFFECT.

SEC. 24. This ordinance shall be published in the Alaska Dispatch, a daily newspaper published in the city of Juneau, on the following dates, viz: November 26, December 3, and December 10, 1900. And three copies of the same shall be posted in three public places in said city, and shall take effect and be in force from and after the 24th day of November, 1900.

Passed and approved this 24th day of November, 1900.

[Ordinance No. 7.]

SCHOOL DEPARTMENT.

The city of Juneau does ordain as follows:

SECTION 1. There shall be public schools maintained in and for the city of Juneau, constituting a school district, embracing the territory within the exterior boundaries of the incorporated city of Juneau, said public schools to be known and designated as the "Public school of Juneau, Alaska.”

TRUSTEES.

SEC. 2. The supervision and management of the Juneau public schools shall be vested in a board of three school directors as provided by section 202, chapter 21, of the civil code of the district of Alaska. The annual election of the said board of school directors shall be held on the last Friday of June each year. Special elections may be called at any time by the order of the common council of the city of Juneau to fill vacancies in the office of school directors. Such elections shall be conducted in such manner as the common council may by ordinance provide. The board of school directors shall meet and organize within ten days after their election, and at said meeting shall by a majority vote of all the directors elected elect one of their members as president of the board of school directors, and shall file with the city treasurer and city clerk of the city of Juneau, a certificate signed by a majority of said board of school directors, setting forth the name of the member of the board of school directors so selected as president of said board.

RULES AND REGULATIONS.

SEC. 3. The board of school directors in addition to the general powers given by section 202, chapter 21, of the civil code for the district of Alaska, shall have power to make, establish, and enforce all necessary and proper rules and regulations not in

conflict with the laws of the district of Alaska or the laws of the United States, for the government and management of said public school, the teachers thereof, and the pupils therein; and shall have power to purchase, receive, lease, and hold in fee in trust for the city of Juneau any and all real estate and personal property that may have been acquired or may hereafter be acquired for the use and benefit of the public schools of the city of Juneau: Provided, That no real estate shall be bought, sold, or exchanged, nor any expenditure incurred for the construction of new schoolhouses or other improvements without the approval of the board of common councilmen of the said city: And provided further, That the proceeds of any such sale or exchange of real estate shall be exclusively applied to the purchase of other lots for the erection of school buildings.

TREASURER OF SCHOOL FUND.

SEC. 4. The city treasurer of the city of Juneau shall be ex officio treasurer of school moneys and school funds. And it shall be the duty of said treasurer immediately upon receiving any moneys on account of the Juneau public school fund from the clerk of the United States district court for the district of Alaska, division No. 1, as provided in section 203, chapter 21, of the civil code of the district of Alaska, or from any other source, to notify, in writing, the city clerk of the city of Juneau the amount of said sum or sums so received. The city clerk shall thereupon charge such treasurer and credit said school fund with such amount so received.

CLERK OF THE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS.

SEC. 5. The city clerk shall be ex officio clerk of the board of school directors, and shall draw all warrants on the school fund as hereinafter provided, and shall keep a strict account with the treasurer of said school fund, charging said treasurer with all moneys received from any source whatever on account of said school fund, and crediting him with all warrants drawn against said fund; and shall make a monthly detailed statement to the common council of the financial condition of said school fund, and for what purpose any moneys of said fund have been paid for the preceding month. The clerk shall receive as compensation for the services required of him, payable monthly out of the school fund, the sum of $25 per month until further ordered by the common council.

CLAIMS.

SEC. 6. Every claim payable out of the school fund shall be itemized and shall be verified by the oath of the claimant to the effect that the same is true and correct, and that no part thereof has been paid, and shall be filed with the clerk of the board of school directors and shall be approved by a majority of all the members of the board of school directors, and a certificate of such approval shall be indorsed thereon, signed by a majority of said board; whereupon the clerk of said board of school directors shall draw and sign a warrant on the treasurer of said school fund for the payment thereof, which warrant shall be countersigned by the president of said board of school directors, and shall specify for what purpose and for what month the same is drawn: Provided, That said board of school directors are not authorized to expend for current monthly expenses of maintaining said public schools a sum greater than $650 for each and every month, consisting of four weeks during the school year, commencing on or about the third week in the month of September in each year. And the treasurer of said school fund is hereby prohibited from paying on said warrants a greater sum per month than the sum of $650, except as hereinafter provided.

EXTRAORDINARY EXPENSES.

SEC. 7. If at any time said board of school directors shall deem it necessary or proper for the maintenance of said public schools to expend a greater amount of money per month than provided by section 6 of this ordinance, or should deem it necessary to incur any indebtedness for building, altering, or repairing the schoolhouses or school buildings, or to furnish the same with proper school furniture, apparatus, or appliances, or any other extraordinary expense, said board of school directors shall first submit a written statement containing plans and specifications, and a detailed description of the purpose for which said expenditures are desired to be made, and the maximum amount thereof to the common council of the city of Juneau for their approval by said common council, the costs and charges of such building, altering, and repairing of such schoolhouses, or any other extraordinary

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