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Sec. 8. The clerks of the several townships included within Township this school district, shall report to the clerk of Mt. Haley town- whom to ship, every three months, the amounts of money collected within report. their respective townships for said school district, and the clerk of said Mt. Haley township shall notify the treasurer of Mt. Haley township, who shall forth with collect the same.

Sec. 9. All acts of the joint boards of school inspectors of Acts of school the townships of Mt. Haley and Lee in organizing school dis- inspectors trict number five fractional of Mt. Haley, are hereby legalized.

Sec. 10. All moneys now in the hands of the treasurer of Money to said school district number five, fractional of Mt. Haley, or district. due to said district, shall belong to the district hereby organized under this act.

SEC. 11. It shall be the duty of the clerk of Mt. Haley town- Notice of first ship to deliver to a taxable inhabitant of such district, a notice

meeting. in writing of the formation of such district, describing its boundaries and specifying the time and place of the first meeting, which notice with the fact of such delivery shall be entered upon record by the clerk. The said notice shall also direct such To notify inhabitant to notify every qualified voter of such district, either electors. personally or by leaving a written notice at his place of residence, of the time and place of such meeting, at least five days before the time appointed therefor; and it shall be the duty of such inhabitant to notify the qualified voters of said district accordingly, and said inhabitant when he shall have notified the qualified voters as required in such notice, shall indorse thereon a return, showing such notification with the date or dates thereof, and deliver such notice and return to the chairman of the meeting, to be by him delivered to the director chosen at such meeting, and by said director reported at length as a part of the records of such district. Sec. 12. Any person who shall neglect to perform the duties Neglect of

duty.
imposed upon him by this act shall be liable to a fine of not
more than one hundred dollars or imprisonment for not more
than ninety days.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 10, 1903.

[No. 298.] AN ACT to change the name of Charles Maynard Ambrose, of

of the city of Bay City, Bay county, Michigan, to Charles Wilkins Ambrose.

The People of the State of Michigan enact :
SECTION 1. That the name of Charles Maynard Ambrose, of Name
Bay City, Bay county, Michigan, be and the same is hereby changed.
changed to Charles Wilkins Ambrose.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 10, 1903.

[No. 299.]

AN ACT to authorize the township of Warren, Macomb county,

to grade, pave, plank, gravel, macadamize, curb and otherwise improve the highway known as Centerline Road in said township, and to provide the necessary funds therefor.

mates for im.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: Bond issue by

SECTION 1. The township of Warren, Macomb county, is township. hereby authorized to grade, pave, plank, gravel, macadamize,

curb and otherwise improve the highway known as Centerline Road in said township, and for the purpose of defraying expenses thereof to issue bonds and levy taxes in the manner here

inafter provided. When esti- SEC. 2. Whenever the township board of said township of provement to

Warren shall by resolution duly passed, declare that it is exbe made. pedient to grade, pave, plank, gravel, macadamize, curb or

otherwise improve said Centerline Road, the said township board and the commissioner of highways of said township, acting together, shall cause to be made plans and specifications for the improvement of such highway in the manner declared to be expedient in the resolution aforesaid and to cause estimates to be made of the cost of such improvement or improvements. From such estimates said township board and highway commissioner, acting together, shall determine and fix the amount necessary to be raised for the purpose of such im. provement or improvements, and the amount necessary to be raised by the issue and sale of bonds of said township for

that purpose. Question to be Sec. 3. The township board shall then submit to the electors submitted to electors. of said township at the annual township meeting or at a special

meeting to be called and ordered by the township board in the manner provided by law, the question of issuing bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost and expenses of the improvements declared by said township board to be expedient as afore. said, to the amount determined by said township board and highway commissioner to be necessary therefor. The notice of such township meeting shall contain a true copy of the resolution of said township board declaring the expediency of the proposed improvement and the manner thereof, and the amount determined by said township board and highway commissioner, to be necessary for such purpose. Special ballots shall be provided for such election in the following form: “Shall the township of Warren issue bonds to the amount of (the amount determined by said township board and commissioner of highways) dollars, for the purpose of improving Centerline RoadYes.” “Shall the township of Warren issue bonds to the amount of the amount determined by said township board and commissioner of highways) dollars, for the purpose of improving Centerline Road—No.” The town meeting shall be held and the mode of proceeding at such meeting and the method of canvassing the ballots cast upon said question shall be in the

Notice of election.

Form of ballots.

interest.

to let con

give bonds.

manner provided in the general act relative to township meetings.

SEC. 4. If a majority of the electors of said township voting When townupon said question when so submitted, shall vote in favor of may issue issuing said bonds, the township board shall at any regular bonds. or special session 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 exceed-Rate of ing five 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 How

. negotiated under the directions of said township board at not negotiated. 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. After the bonds so issued shall have been sold and when board the proceeds thereof paid into the fund aforesaid, said town. tract. ship board and highway commissioner 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 may let the contract therefor to the lowest responsible bidder. The successful bidder shall be required to Contractor to give a bond in such sum as the township board and highway commissioner, 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 and commissioner of highways. The township board and commissioner of highways shall have the right to determine the details of the contract with such lowest bidder, in respect of the time within which the work is to be completed, the method and time of payment, and in all other respects not hereinbefore provided for. Payment upon such contracts shall be made by the town- Payment on ship treasurer upon orders of the township board given in the manner provided by law.

Sec. 6. For the purpose of meeting and paying the principal Special fund and interest upon the bonds issued in pursuance of this act provided. and of keeping the highway so improved in repair a special fund to be known as the “Centerline Road Fund” shall be provided by said township board. The commissioner of highways Duty of shall, each year, in connection with his annual report to the commissioner. township board as provided by law, also include an estimate of the amount of money which, in his judgment, will be necessary to keep said highway after it is so improved, in repair during the ensuing year. To the sum so reported said town. Of township ship board shall add a sum sufficieut to pay the interest to become due during the ensuing year upon the bonds outstanding, issued in pursuance of this act, and is hereby authorized to raise by assessment upon the taxable property of the township the total sum necessary to pay

contracts.

board.

Board may raise sinking fund.

said interest and to keep said highway in repair. Said township board is also authorized to raise by assessment upon the taxable property of said township such sum as it shall determine, not exceeding three thousand dollars in any one year, to be placed in a sinking fund for the payment of the principal of said bonds so outstanding. The sum so determined shall be assessed, levied and collected in the manner provided for the assessment, lery and collection of other taxes of said township.

The fund so raised for repairs shall be used for repairs upon May use gen. the highway so improved and for no other purpose. The towneral fund.

ship board is also authorized to pay over to and apply upon said Centerline Road fund and said sinking fund, such sum as it may desire to take out of the general funds of said township. Such sums as shall be placed in such fund from time to time for the purpose of meeting and paying the principal of said bonds shall be placed at interest by said township treasurer in a savings bank in the county of Macomb, to be approved by said township board, for the use and benefit of said township until such time as said sinking funds shall be used

in meeting and paying said bonds. Total amount Sec. 7. No bonds shall be issued in pursuance of the terms of bonds.

and provisions of this act in an amount so that the total of bonds issued in pursuance thereof shall exceed five per cent of the total valuation of said township as shown by the last pre(eding assessment roll of said township.

SEC. 8. The general law relative to highways and townships to apply.

and all special acts relating to said township wherever the
same may conflict with the provisions of this act, are hereby
suspended in their operations so far as the same are in conflict
with the terms and provisions of this act.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 10, 1903.

General la w

[No. 300.]

IN ACT to change the name of Henry Heeres, of the city of

Grand Rapids, of the county of Kent, State of Michigan, to
Henry Harris.

Name changed.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. The pame of Henry Heeres, of the city of Grand
Rapids, of the county of Kent, State of Michigan, is hereby
changed to Henry Hauris.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 10, 1903.

[No. 301.]

AN ACT to change the name of Remmelt R. Lukkein to Rey.

nold R. Schmidt.

The People of the State of Michigan enact :
SECTION 1. The name of Remmelt R. Lukkein is hereby Name

changed. changed to Reynold R. Schmidt.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 10, 1903.

[No. 302.]

AN ACT to change the name of Joseph Edward Short, of the

county of Midland, State of Michigan, to Joseph Edward LeFevre.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. The name of Joseph Edward Short of the county Name
of Midland, State of Michigan, is hereby changed to Joseph changed.
Edward LeFevre.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 10, 1903.

[No. 303.]

AN ACT to divide the township of Hudson in the county of

Lenawee, into two election districts.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The township of Hudson, in the county of Lenawee, is hereby divided into two election districts as fol. lows: District number one shall consist of sections three, District No. 1. four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirtyfour, and such parts of sections eighteen and nineteen as are not now comprised and incorporated in the territorial limits of the city of Hudson, all situated in said township of Hudson; and district number two shall consist of sections one, two, District No. 2. eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, twenty-six, thirty-five, thirty-six, all situated in said township of Hudson.

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