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Organizing a school district in the township of Hawes, Alcona county. 615

Incorporating the village of Fairview, Grosse Pointe township, Wayne

county

616-18

Providing for primary elections in the county of Muskegon.

618-27

Relative to payments for sheep killed by dogs in Grand Rapids town-

ship, Kent county...

628

Relative to school districts in Chickaming and Weesaw townships,

Berrien county

628

Creating a board of jury commissioners for the county of Kent. 629-36

: Incorporating the school district of Crystal Falls, Iron county.

637-47

Incorporating the board of education of the city of Hastings...

647-50

Relative to the assessment of taxes for the construction of drains,

Berrien county

650-54

Relative to salaries of officers of the village of Essexville, Bay county. 654

Repealing an act organizing the township of Beaver Creek, in the

county of Crawford, into a union school district...

654

Incorporating the village of Twining, in the county of Arenac.

655

Amending an act to incorporate the public schools of the township

of Alpena

656

Amending the charter of the city of Mt. Pleasant.

658

An act for the consolidation of the cities of Bay City and West Bay City 659-751

Detaching territory from union school district of the city of Owosso

and attaching the same to Owosso township.

751

Amending the charter of the city of Grand Rapids.

751

Relative to school districts in the townships of Millen and Hawes in

Alcona county

753

Authorizing the county of Wayne to issue registered bonds to replace

certain coupon bonds....

754-6

Exempting certain bonds of the city of Adrain from taxation.

756

Providing for the location of a public park in the village of Mackinaw

City

756

Providing for the creation of a board of county auditors for the county

of Kent

757-9

Detaching territory from the city of Owosso and attaching the same to

the township of Owosso...

759

To revise the charter of the city of Jackson..

760-836

Revising the charter of the city of West Bay City.

837-41
Authorizing the construction of a dam across Menominee river in
Dickinson county

841-3

Authorizing the village of Highland Park, in the county of Wayne, to

extend its water works system....

843

Relative to Weinman's creek sewer, in the city of Lansing.

844-7
Amending an act authorizing special assessments for sewers in the vil-
lage of Highland Park, Wayne county.

847-8
Authorizing the townships of Empire and Glen Arbor, Leelanau coun-
ty, to issue bonds for a bridge....

848-50

Authorizing the village of Lawrence, Van Buren county, to issue bonds

for water works and lighting plant..

850

Providing for the collection of assessments for public improvements

in Grand Rapids on real estate belonging to railway corporations..

851

To prevent pollution of the water of Grand river above the city of

Grand Rapids...

852

Amending the charter of the city of Port Huron.

854

Authorizing the township of Grosse Pointe, Wayne county, to grade

Jefferson avenue

855-6

Changing the boundaries of the wards of the city of Wyandotte.

856

Amending an act for the retirement of disabled policemen of the city

of Saginaw

857

Authorizing the fire commission of the city of Detroit to grant a pen-

sion to Cora Hogan..

858

Amending the charter of the city of Saginaw..

859

Amending the charter of the city of Port Huron.

860-78

Establishing a board of county auditors for the county of Saginaw... 878-81

Authorizing the city of Detroit to take private property for public use. 881-90

LOCAL ACTS, 1903.

[No. 258.]

AN ACT to change the name of William Harvey of the city

of Pontiac, Oakland county, Michigan, to William Harvey Lehman.

The People of the State of Michigan enact : SECTION 1. The name of William Harvey of the city of Name Pontiac, Oakland county, Michigan, is hereby changed to changed. William Harvey Lehman.

Approved January 22, 1903.

[No. 259.)

AN ACT to change the name of Fred C. LaBounty of the

township of Blissfield, county of Lenawee, State of Michigan, to Fred C. Payne.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The name of Fred C. LaBounty of the town- Name ship of Blissfield, county of Lenawee, State of Michigan, is changed. hereby changed to Fred C. Payne.

Approved January 22, 1903.

[No. 260.]

AN ACT to authorize the board of supervisors of Bay county

to issue bonds to the amount of one hundred and thirtyfive thousand dollars, for the purpose of refunding sixty thousand dollars of stone road bonds, due July first, nineteen hundred and two, sixty thousand dollars Third street bridge bonds, due October first, nineteen hundred and three, and fifteen thousand dollars of Twenty-third street bridge bonds, due March tenth, nineteen hundred and three.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. It shall be lawful for the board of supervisors Bond issue by

supervisors. of Bay county to issue the bonds of Bay county to the amount of one hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars, for the pur

pose of refunding sixty thousand dollars of stone road bonds, heretofore issued and due July first, nineteen hundred and two, sixty thousand dollars Third street bridge bonds heretofore issued and due October first, nineteen hundred and three and fifteen thousand dollars Twenty-third street bridge bonds, heretofore issued and due March tenth, nineteen hundred and

three. Denomination, SEC. 2. Said bonds shall be of such denomination as the

board of supervisors shall direct, and shall be issued for a pe-
riod not to exceed thirty years, and shall bear interest at a rate
not exceeding four per cent per annum, interest to be paid semi-
annually.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved January 22, 1903.

[No. 261.]

AN ACT to authorize the district board of school district num

ber one of the township of Grosse Pointe, in the county of Wayne, to issue the bonds of said school district to the amount of five thousand dollars, for the purpose of completing a new school building and paying outstanding orders.

Bord issue by school district.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. That the district board of school district num-
ber one of the township of Grosse Point, in the county of
Wayne, is hereby authorized to issue the negotiable coupon
bonds of said district to the amount of five thousand dollars,
for the purpose of providing funds to complete a new school
building and paying outstanding orders of said district. Said
bonds shall be designated as “School Building Bonds”; shall
become due and payable not later than ten years after their
date; shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding five per'centum
per annum, payable semi-annually, and shall be in such form
and of such denomination, and executed in such manner, as
said district board may, by resolution, direct, and when issued
and delivered for value, shall be valid and binding obligations
of said school district.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved January 22, 1903.

Rate of interest.

[No. 262.]

AN ACT authorizing the township of Gun Plains, in the

county of Allegan, to issue bonds to the amount of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars, for the payment for the construction of a bridge over the Kalamazoo river, on Main street in the village of Plainwell, in said township, known as the Main street bridge, and to provide for the manner of issuing the same.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Section 1. The township of Gun Plains, in the county of Bond issue by Allegan, is hereby authorized and empowered to issue bonds township. upon the faith and credit of such township, to an amount not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, and to use or negotiate the same for the purpose of raising money to pay for the construction of a bridge over the Kalamazoo river, on Main street in the village of Plainwell, in said township, known as Main street bridge, upon the conditions, under the circumstances and in the manner hereinafter provided.

Sec. 2. No such bonds shall be issued unless a majority of Electors to the qualified electors of said township, voting at a township bond issue. meeting, a general election or a special election duly called to be held at a time to be fixed by the township board of said township, not more than sixty days after said board shall have decided to call said election, which shall be held at the same place as the last preceding township election was held, and conducted in the manner hereinafter provided, shall so determine; and the said township board is hereby authorized and empowered to submit the question of said bonding to the qualified electors of said township, giving due notice thereof by causing the date, place of voting and object of said election to be stated in written or printed notices, to be posted in five public places in said township, at least ten days before the time fixed for such election, which notices shall state the amount of money proposed to be raised by such bonding, and the purpose to which it shall be applied.

Sec. 3. The vote upon such proposition shall be by a printed Vote to be by ballot, or in the usual manner on the Abbott voting machine, in the following words, with the amount of the bonds to be issued, inserted: "For issuing township bonds not exceeding Form of. twenty-five thousand dollars for the purpose of constructing a bridge over the Kalamazoo river, on Main street, in the village of Plainwell, in said county, for a time not exceeding fifteen years and at a rate of interest not exceeding six per cent, (Yes). For issuing township bonds not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars for the purpose of constructing a bridge over the Kalamazoo river, on Main Street, in the village of Plainwell, in said county, for a time not exceeding fifteen years and at a rate of interest not exceeding six per cent, (No).” Such election shall be conducted and the votes thereat Election, how

conducted. canvassed in all respects as in other township elections, and

ballot.

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