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[No. 429.] AN ACT to detach township number thirty north, range three
east, from the township of Hillman in Montmorency county, as the same is now organized, and to create and organize said township number thirty north, range three east, into a new township to be known and designated as the township of Avery.
The People of the State of Michigan enact: Territory de SECTION 1. Township number thirty north, range number taobod organ- there east, in the county of Montmorency, is hereby detached izing township.
from the township of Hillman in said county of Montmorency, as the same is now organized, and created and organized into a
new township to be known and designated as the township of First meeting Avery, and that the first township meeting for said township of in, where held.
Avery shall be held at the schoolhouse situate on the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section ten in said town. ship, on the first Monday in April in the year nineteen hundred
three. Who to con- Sec. 2. Hugh McKinzie, Foster Cameron and James Camerstituto board of inspeotors. on are hereby made and constituted a board of inspectors of
election for said township election, and at such election the qualified electors of such township shall choose by ballot, persons to fill the various offices in manner and form as provided
by the general laws of the State in case of township elections. Provisions as
If for any reason the township meeting provided for to time of holding first in section one shall not be held at the time specified herein for meeting.
holding the same, it shall be lawful to hold the same at any time thereafter by giving at least fifteen days notice of the time and place of holding such meeting, by posting notices thereof in four of the most public places in said township, which notice may be given by said board of inspectors of election or a majority of them.
SEC. 4. If for any reason all or either of the inspectors hereby appointed shall neglect or be unable to attend the first town. ship meeting at the time specified, it shall be lawful for the electors of the said township who shall be present at the time specified for the opening of the polls of said election, to choose from the elector's present, suitable persons to act as inspectors of said election in place of such inspectors who shall neglect or be unable to attend such meeting, and to elect any clerks or officers to serve on the board of inspectors as provided by the general laws for townships.
SEC, 5. And the said Hugh McKinzie, Foster Cameron and stitute board James Cameron, or a majority of them, shall constitute a board
of registration with like powers and duties of township boards
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
When voters may choose inspectors.
Who to con
AN ACT to divide the township of Ida, in the county of Mon
roe, into two election districts.
tion, where held.
The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The township of Ida, in the county of Monroe, is Township,
divided into hereby divided into two election districts, as follows: Dis- election district number one shall consist of sections sixteen to thirty-six tricts. inclusive, and the south half of sections thirteen, fourteen and fifteen of the said township of Ida; and district number two shall consist of sections one to twelve inclusive, and the north half of sections thirteen, fourteen and fifteen of the said town. ship of Ida.
Sec. 2. The first election to be held on the first Monday in First elecApril, nineteen hundred four, in said district number one, shall be held at the place where the town meetings and elections in said township heretofore have been held; and said election to be held in district number two at some convenient and appropriate place on the west half of the northwest quarter of section two, or on the east half of the northeast quarter of section three, in what is known as Ida village, in said township of Ida. SEC. 3. Said election district shall be subject to all the pro- Subject to
of visions of chapter ninety-five of the Compiled Laws of eighteen general law. hundred ninety-seven, except the first section thereof, and all elections therein shall be conducted in the manner and by the officers prescribed by said chapter, and the votes cast thereat shall be canvassed in accordance with the requirements of said chapter.
This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
AN ACT to authorize the city of Wyandotte in the county of
Wayne to borrow money to be used in the construction and maintenance of a general sewerage system in said city, consisting of main and trunk sewers, and to issue bonds there for.
The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The common council of the city of Wyandotte Bond issue by in the county of Wayne, shall be and is hereby authorized and empowered to borrow on the faith and credit of said city and issue bonds therefor, to an amount not exceeding one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars which shall be expended in the construction and maintenance of a general sewerage system in said city, consisting of main and trunk sewers within the
limits of said city: Provided, That two-thirds of the qualified electors of said city voting at any annual charter election, or at any special election called for that purpose, after due notice
required by law, shall vote therefor. Question to be
Sec. 2. The question of borrowing said sum of one hundred submitted to electors. and twenty-five thousand dollars and issuing the bonds of said
city therefor, shall be submitted to the electors of said city at apy annual charter election, or at a special election called for that purpose as hereinbefore provided. Those who favor the
borrowing of said sum and issuance of said bonds shall vote a Form of ballot with the words written or printed thereon: “Sewer loan ballot
-Yes," and those opposed thereto shall vote a ballot with the words written or printed thereon: “Sewer loan-No.” Such ballots shall be cast, canvassed, and the result thereof certified to in the same manner as is provided by law respecting ballots cast for the officers of said city. If a two-thirds majority of such ballots so cast shall be in favor of borrowing said money and the issuance of said bonds the common council shall be authorized to make and issue said bonds in such sums, not exceeding the aggregate amount hereinbefore limited, and payable at such times, with such rates of interest not exceeding five per cent per annum, as the common council shall direct, and shall be signed by the mayor and city clerk and sealed with the seal
of said city, and negotiated by or under the direction of said Proceeds, common council; and the money arising therefrom shall be
appropriated in such manner as said common council shall determine, for the purpose aforesaid, and the said common coun. cil shall have power and it shall be their duty, to raise by tax upon the taxable property of said city, such sum or sums as shall be sufficient to pay the amount of said bonds and the interest thereon as fast as the same shall become due.
Approved April 23, 1903.
When bonds may be issued.
AN ACT to authorize the township of Springwells, Wayne
county, Michigan, except that part of the territory of said township which lies within the corporate limits of the villages of Delray and Woodmere, to grade, pave, plank, gravel, Macadamize, curb and otherwise improve the highway known as Michigan avenue in said township, and to provide by issuing township bonds and pledging the faith and credit of that part of said township which lies without the corporate limits of the said villages of Delray and Woodmere, the necessary funds therefor.
The People of the State of Michigan enact: Township may
SECTION 1. The township of Springwells, Wayne county, Michpave certain igan, except that part of the territory of said township which
lies within the corporate limits of the villages of Delray and
Woodmere, is hereby authorized to grade, pave, plank, gravel,
SEC. 2. Whenever the township board of said township of who to make
Sec. 3. The township board shall then submit to the electors Question to
election, what to contain
Rate of interest.
Board to ap
When bonds Sec. 4. If a majority of the electors of said township, voting may be issued.
upon said question when so submitted, who reside in that part of said township which lies without the limits of the villages of Delray and Woodmere shall vote in favor of issuing said bonds, the township board shall at any regular or special segsion thereafter determine the form and denomination of the bonds, the length of time they shall run, not exceeding thirty years, the rate of interest they shall bear, not exceeding four per cent per annum, and shall cause such bonds with interest coupons attached, to be issued, signed by the supervisor and the clerk of said township. Such bonds shall be negotiated under the direction of said township board at not less than the face value thereof, and the money received from the sale thereof shall be paid to the treasurer of said township, and there kept in a special fund to be used only for the purpose mentioned in this act.
Sec. 5. Said township board shall before advertising for point improve bids for furnishing the material and doing the work of making
the improvement declared to be expedient as aforesaid, appoint three citizens who reside in and who are freeholders in that part of said township which lies without the corporate limits of the said villages of Delray and Woodmere, to act with said township board and highway commissioner in making the improvement aforesaid, and who shall be known as, “The Mich. igan Avenue Improvement Committee.” When said committee
. shall have been thus appointed, each of the members thereof shall have a vote and voice in advertising for bids and letting the contract or contracts for the making of said improvement, and the powers and duties of each of the members of said committee in making said improvement shall be the same as each of the members of the township board or highway commissioner, and they shall act with the township board and highway commissioner in auditing the claims for the making of said improvement and doing all things else in relation thereto not
otherwise specially lodged in the township board or highway Compensa
commissioner. The members of said committee shall serve without pay or compensation, and their duties shall cease when the improvement is made and the contract accepted.
Sec. 6. After the bonds so issued shall have been sold and the proceeds thereof paid into the fund aforesaid, said town. ship board, highway commissioner and committee aforesaid, shall advertise for bids for furnishing the material and doing the work of making the improvement declared to be expedient as aforesaid in accordance with the plans and specifications
therefor, as hereinbefore provided, and shall let the contract Contractor to therefor to the lowest responsible bidder. The successful bidgive bonds.
der shall be required to give a bond in such sum as the town. ship board, highway commissioner and committee aforesaid acting together shall require, conditioned for the furnishing of the material necessary and the doing of said work, in accordance with said plans and specifications and subject to the approval of said township board, commissioner of highways
When to ad vertise for bids.