2022 ARTICLE 8.
P. L. L., 1888, Art. 8, sec. 242. 1882, ch. 212.
347. Said Commissioners, once in every five years, or oftener, if they
think proper, shall appoint an assessor, who shall, under oath, value the
property in said town in the same manner and with like authority as
P. L. L., 1888, Art. 8, sec. 243. 1882, ch. 212,
348. If any owner of property assessed within said town shall feel
aggrieved by the assessment so made, he may appeal to the said Commis-
sioners, who may make such deduction from the valuation of his property
as they may deem reasonable and just.
P. L. L., 1888, Art. 8, sec. 244. 1882, ch. 212.
349. They shall have full power and authority, annually, to appoint a
bailiff, whose duty it shall be to preserve the peace and good order of said
town, and for this purpose he is vested with the same power and author-
ity as constables now have under the laws of this State, and shall receive
such compensation for his services as the said Commissioners deem just.
P. L. L., 1888, Art. 8, sec. 245. 1882, ch. 212.
350. The President of the said Commissioners, in virtue of his office,
shall have and exercise within the limits of said town, all the jurisdiction
and power of a justice of the peace, except as to the recovery of small
debts; he may call on any officer of the town, intrusted with the receipt
and expenditure of public money, for a statement of his accounts, as
often as he shall see proper; he shall see that the ordinances are faithfully
executed, and report to the town commissioners at their stated meetings
the general state of the town, and may call special meetings of the Com-
missioners whenever he may see prope-r.
P. L. L , 1888, Art. 8. sec. 246. 1882, ch. 212.
351. Nothing in this subtitle of this Article shall be so construed as to
take from the County Commissioners the control of the two public roads
that run through the limits of said town, or to relieve the said County
Commissioners from any obligation imposed on them by any existing laws
to keep said two county or public roads in repair; or to impose any obliga-
tion on the Commissioners of Perryville to mend or repair said two county
or public roads.
P. L. L., 1888. Art. 8, sec. 247. 1874, ch. 216.
352. The inhabitants of the town of Port Deposit are a corporation by
the name of "The President and Commissioners of Port Deposit," and by
that name shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, may pur-
*Ch. 246, 1922, authorized Port Deposit to issue $15,000 of bends for general im-