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with the law governing the canvass and return of votes in
townships having more than one precinct.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved January 31, 1901.

May issue bonds, amount.

Proviso.

When board may submit question to electors.

May call special meeting.

Who to constitute board of inspectors.

[No. 268.]

AN ACT to authorize school district number one of the township of Hancock in the county of Houghton, to borrow money and to issue bonds therefor, for additions to and improvements of the school buildings of said district and the furnishing of the same.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That school district number one of the township of Hancock in the county of Houghton be and is hereby authorized to borrow on the faith and credit of said school district, a sum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, and to issue the bonds of said district therefor, the money so borrowed to be used in payment for additions to and improvements of the school buildings of said district, made and to be made, and for the furnishing thereof: Provided, That a majority of the electors of said district who are qualified to vote at the annual school district meetings of said district upon questions relating to the raising of money for school purposes in said district and who are present and voting upon such proposition at an annual meeting or at a special meeting called for the purpose, shall vote therefor.

SEC. 2. The district board of said district may submit the question of the making of such loan to the electors mentioned in section one of this act, at any annual meeting of said district, or at a special meeting called for the purpose, and public notice thereof shall be given by said board by publishing the same in some newspaper printed in the village of Hancock in said district, at least one week before the time of such meeting, and by causing copies of such notice to be posted up in at least three public places in said district not less than six days before the time of such meeting, which notice shall state that the electors will be called upon at such meeting to vote upon the making of such loan; and the said district board is hereby authorized to call a special meeting of such electors, at any time in its discretion for the above named purpose, and by the giving of the notice aforesaid.

SEC. 3. At such annual meeting or at the special meeting provided for in section two, the moderator, director and assessor of said school district shall constitute a board of in

spection, and shall cause a poll list to be kept and suitable poll books to be used, and the polls shall be kept open three hours after the time fixed for the meeting in the notices thereof. The vote shall be by ballot either printed or writ- Form of ten, or partly printed and partly written, and such ballots ballot. shall be in the following form, namely, "For the loan” or "Against the loan," and shall be deposited in a separate ballot box provided for the purpose. At the closing of the polls Inspectors the said inspectors shall canvass the vote cast upon said result. proposition and shall publicly declare the result and record the same in the school district records.

to declare

may be issued,

interest, etc.

SEC. 4. If at such meeting a majority of such qualified When bonds electors present thereat and voting upon said proposition shall amount, vote in favor of such loan, the district board of said district shall thereupon be authorized to borrow not to exceed the sum of fifteen thousand dollars and to issue the bonds of the district therefor in denominations not exceeding one thousand dollars each and at a rate of interest not exceeding five per cent. and for a period not exceeding thirty years, which bonds shall be executed in such proper form and by such .officers and in such manner as said board shall direct. SEC. 5. If said loan is made under the provisions of this Tax levy for act, the district board of said district is hereby authorized to raise by tax in each year thereafter, in addition to all other school taxes, a sum sufficient to provide for the interest of said bonds and to provide for a sinking fund for the payment of the principal thereof at maturity, said tax to be levied, assessed and collected as other taxes are levied and collected. This act is ordered to take immediate effect. Approved February 4, 1901.

payment of.

[No. 269.]

AN ACT to attach the territory of school district number two, of the township of Portage, in the county of Houghton, Michigan, and other territory in said township, to school district number one of said township, and to disorganize and discontinue said district number two.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That all of the territory now comprising school Territory district number two of the township of Portage in the county attached. of Houghton, Michigan, and all the remaining territory of said township of Portage not now included within the limits of school district number one of said township, be and the

District

etc.

same are hereby added to and attached to school district number one of said township.

SEC. 2. School district number two above mentioned, as disorganized. heretofore organized and existing, is hereby disorganized and Disposition of property, discontinued, and all lands, school houses and sites, together debts, moneys, with the furniture, library, property effects and estate, real and personal, of said school district number two, and all moneys, debts and demands belonging to or due or owing, or to become due or owing, to said district as heretofore existing, are hereby declared to be the property of said district number one, and all bonds, debts and obligations of said district number two shall become and are hereby declared to be the debts, dues and obligations of said district number one, which debts, dues and obligations, together with all existing bonds, debts, dues and obligations of said district number one shall remain as liabilities of said district number one as the same shall hereafter exist under this act.

Board of trustees to remain.

Act when to take effect. Proviso.

SEC. 3. The members of the present board of trustees of said district number one shall constitute and remain as the board of trustees of said district as the same shall exist hereunder during their respective terms of office, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified under the general school laws of this State, and except as herein otherwise provided, said district shall be subject to and shall have all the privileges conferred by the general laws of this State applicable to grade school districts therein.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect on the first day of July in the year nineteen hundred and one: Provided, however That prior to said day and at any time after the approval of this act, the district board of said district number one may hire and contract with teachers, or make contracts with relation to the property and affairs of said district as the same shall exist hereunder, to take effect after said first day of July.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 4, 1901.

May issue bonds,

[No. 270.]

AN ACT to authorize the township board of the township of Decatur, Van Buren county, to borrow money to finish building a town hall in said township and to issue the bonds of the township for the payment of the same.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That the township board of the township of Decatur, Van Buren county, is hereby authorized and eminterest, etc. powered to borrow a sum of money, not exceeding five thou

amount,

sand dollars, on the faith and credit of said township and to
issue the bonds of said township therefor payable at a time
or times not exceeding ten years from the date thereof, and
at a rate of interest not exceeding six per cent per annum
payable either annually or semi-annually, which money shall
be used and expended in payment of the cost of completing
a town hall in said township now partly built: Provided, That Proviso.
a majority of the legal voters of said township shall vote in
favor thereof as provided in section four of this act.

SEC. 2.

Said township board shall not sell said bonds for Not to be sold less than their full face or par value.

less than par.

SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the township board of said Duty of towntownship of Decatur to provide for the payment of the inter- ship board. est upon said bonds, as it shall become due and for the payment of said bonds at maturity by tax upon the taxable property in said township.

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published.

ing, how

ballot.

SEC. 4. The question of issuing the bonds provided for in To be subsection one of this act shall be submitted to the legal voters voters. of said township at the annual township meeting to be held on the first Monday in April in the year one thousand nine hundred and one, or at a special township meeting to be called and held for the purpose of voting on said question. If voted on at a special township meeting, at least ten days Notices to be notice of such special meeting and of the purpose for which the same is to be held, shall be given by posting up written or printed notices thereof in at least three public places in said township, and by publishing the same in a newspaper printed and of general circulation in said township. If a Special meetspecial township meeting is called, for the purpose aforesaid, conducted. it shall be conducted in every respect as annual township meetings are now required by law to be conducted. The bal- Form of lots to be voted at said election shall have printed upon them the words "For issuing township bonds to complete town hall: Yes." And "For issuing township bonds to complete town hall: No." And there shall be printed on said ballot a square immediately preceding each of said questions. Each elector voting in favor of issuing said bonds shall place a cross in the square immediately preceding the words: "For issuing township bonds to complete town hall: Yes." and each elector voting against said proposition shall place a cross in the square immediately preceding the words, "For issuing township bonds to complete town hall: No." If upon canvassing said ballots it shall be found that a majority of the electors voting at said meeting have voted "Yes," then said township board shall be authorized to issue the bonds of said township as hereinbefore provided, but if a majority of said electors have voted "No," then said bonds shall not be issued.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 5, 1901.

Name changed.

[No. 271.]

AN ACT to change the name of James Wilson, of the township of Lyon, Oakland county, Michigan, to James Wilson Clapp.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1. That the name of James Wilson, of the township of Lyon, Oakland county, Michigan, be and the same is hereby changed to James Wilson Clapp.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved February 5, 1901.

Section amended.

Purposes for which may levy and collect taxes.

[No. 272.]

AN ACT to amend section two of chapter eleven of an act entitled "An act to provide a charter for the city of Detroit and to repeal all acts and parts of acts in conflict therewith," approved June seven, eighteen hundred and eightythree, as amended by an act approved June seventeen, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

SECTION 1.

That section two of chapter eleven of an act entitled "An act to provide charter for the city of Detroit and to repeal all acts or parts of acts in conflict therewith,” approved June seven, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, as amended by an act approved June seventeen, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, be amended so as to read as follows:

SEC. 2. The common council shall have power annually to levy, assess and collect taxes not exceeding one per cent on the assessed value of all real and personal estate in said city, made taxable by the laws of this State, in order to defray the expenses, and for the purpose for which the general fund, contingent fund, Detroit fire commission fund, poor fund. general road fund and recorder's court fund are constituted as above. Said common council shall have power annually to levy assessments and collect taxes on the assessed value of all real and personal estate in said city, made taxable by the laws of this State, in order to defray the expenses and for the purpose for which the public lighting fund is constituted as above. Said common council shall have power to advertise for proposals and contract for such public lighting for the term of one, two or three years, as they shall deem

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