Some Highlights: (Chapter 3)Dartmouth shall be a corporation consisting of three wards.Dartmouth shall be governed by a council, consisting of a Warden and six Councillors (two for each ward). Quasi-term limits, staggered terms: Wardens had a One year term, while Councilors had two year terms.Also as to who offers at election time, a mandatory turn over of one of the Councilors from each ward at each election time was required (Chapter 6)Elections held first Tuesday of May, yearly.Two Councilors shall hold office for two years, for each wardWarden shall hold office for one year.Warden and one Councilor from each ward …

1873: An Act to Incorporate the Town of Dartmouth More…