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any streets, alleys, roads, public grounds, bridges and public
places for the purpose of conveying and distributing elec-
trical current, but such permission shall be given for a term
not exceeding thirty years.

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

[No. 308.]

AN ACT to authorize the city of Saginaw to borrow money to

be used in building a bridge and approaches at Genesee street, across Saginaw river in the city of Saginaw, county of Saginaw, and to issue bonds therefor, and to repeal act number four hundred forty-six of the local acts of eighteen hundred ninety-nine, entitled "An act to authorize the city of Saginaw to borrow money to be used in building a bridge and approaches at Genesee street, across the Saginaw river in the city of Saginaw, county of Saginaw, and to issue bonds therefor," approved June fifteenth, eighteen hundred ninety-nine.

borrow money, issue

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. The common council of the city of Saginaw be Council may and it is hereby authorized and empowered to borrow, on the faith and credit of said city, after the same shall have been bonds, etc. first approved by the board of estimates thereof, the sum of not exceeding two hundred thousand dollars, for a period of not exceeding twenty years, at a rate of interest not exceeding five per cent per annum, and to make, execute, negotiate, issue and sell the bonds of said city therefor with proper interest coupons attached thereto, in such manner as said common council shall determine, which said bonds in no case shall be sold for less than their par value.

Sec. 2. Said bonds shall be denominated bridge bonds and Money, how the proceeds thereof shall be used in defraying the expense of building approaches to and the building of a bridge across the Saginaw river at Genesee street, in the city of Saginaw, County of Saginaw and State of Michigan, and for no other purposes.

SEC. 3. Whenever the common council of said city shall When plans have decided upon the building of such bridge, it shali so de- and estimates clare by resolution; and the board of public works of said city with all convenient dispatch shall determine as to the particular kind, and estimate the quantity of material, to be used therefor, and estimate in detail the probable cost and expense of such work and the material to be used therein, and make a record thereof in their office; and cause to be prepared plans and specifications in detail for such work or improvement,

used.

Bidders to

and place the same on file in their office, and report their deTo advertise termination and estimates to the common council. When such for proposals. plans and specifications shall have been submitted to the

common council and adopted by it, the said board of public works shall advertise for proposals for the furnishing of material and for the performance of such work in accordance with the plans and specifications so recommended and adopted. In all cases, whether such plans are for a style of bridge covered by letters patent or otherwise, the said common council, before bids are advertised for, shall acquire and own such plans and specifications, and secure the right to construct or cause to be constructed, a bridge at Genesee

street in said city, in accordance therewith, and to maintain Proviso as to and operate the same: Provided, however, That no more than for plans, etc. seven thousand five hundred dollars shall be expended for

the procuring or preparation of such plans and specifications, and securing the right to construct, maintain and operate any

such bridge. The said board of public works shall require all give security. bidders to furnish security for the performance of the pro

posals tendered to said board, if the bid is accepted, and also security for the performance of any contract awarded; and all bids submitted to said board shall be publicly opened by it, and as soon as may be thereafter, reported by the said

board, together with its recommendation with respect thereto, To whom con- to the common council. No such contract shall be let except

to the lowest responsible bidder nor unless it be first recommended by the said board of public works and authorized by the common council, nor shall any such contract be executed until the issue of said bonds has been approved by said

board of estimates. Repealing SEC. 4. Act number four hundred forty-six of the local clause.

acts of eighteen hundred ninety-nine, entitled “An act to
authorize the city of Saginaw to borrow money to be used in
building a bridge and approaches at Genesee street, across
the Saginaw river in the city of Saginaw, county of Sag-
inaw, and to issue bonds therefor," approved June fifteenth,
eighteen hundred ninety-nine, is hereby repealed.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1903.

tract to be let.

[No. 309.]

AN ACT to amend section one of act number three hundred

eleven of the local acts of eighteen hundred ninety-five, entitled, "An act to incorporate the city of Petoskey, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts relative to the incorporation of the village of Petoskey," as amended by act number four hundred fifty-five of the local acts of nineteen hundred one.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. That the following described territory in the Territory to county of Emmet in the State of Michigan, bounded and described as follows, to wit: Commencing at the northwest corner of the northeast fractional quarter of section one in township thirty-four, north of range six west and running thence south on the quarter line to the southwest corner of the southeast quarter of said section one; thence east on the section line to the southeast corner of said section one; thence south on the section line to the southwest corner of the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section seven in township thirty-four, north of range five west; then east on the eighth line to the southeast corner of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of said section seven; thence south to the southwest corner of the northeast quarter of said section seven; thence east on the quarter line of sections seven and eight, in said sections seven and eight, in said township, to the southeast corper of the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of said section eight; thence north on the east eighth line of sections eight and five of said township and of section thirty-two in town. ship thirty-five north of five west, to a point within twenty chains and thirty-four links of where said line reaches Little Traverse Bay, according to the government survey; thence running south eighty-six degrees and fifty minutes west two chains and thirty-seven links; thence north three degrees and ten minutes west eleven chains and ninety-three links; thence north seventy-one degrees and forty-five minutes west six chains and seventy-six links more or less to the shore of Little Traverse Bay; thence following low water mark along the shore of said bay, southwesterly to the place of beginning, be and the same is incorporated and made, constituted and organized into a city, to be known as the city of Petoskey.

contain.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1903.

[No. 310.)

AN ACT to change the name of the township of Egleston, of

the county of Emmet, to McKinley.

Name changed.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
SECTION 1. That the name of the township of Egleston, in
the county of Emmet, be and the same is hereby changed to
McKinley.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1903.

[No. 311.]

AN ACT to provide for additional powers and duties vested in

the common council of the city of Marine City, county of St. Clair.

city funds.

Proviso.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: May designate SECTION 1. That the common council of the city of Marine depository for

City and county of St. Clair, shall have power and it is hereby made its duty to designate a bank or other depository for the care and custody of the city moneys and funds, the same to be designated at the first meeting of said common council in the month of June in the year nineteen hundred three, and thereafter annually in the month of June, on a notice published in the city of Marine City, setting forth that said city moneys will be let out to the bank or depository paying the highest rate of interest on daily balances: Provided, That said depository or bank shall give a bond to said common council with sufficient sureties to be approved by said council and city treasurer of said city, and in such amount as said council may direct, conditioned for the faithful care and cus

tody of the moneys so deposited with the said bank or deFurther

pository: Provided further, That the sureties on the said proviso.

bond shall be persons other than the directors of the bank or other depository so designated by the common council of said

city. Money to be SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of said common council to deposited daily.

prescribe and direct that all moneys of said city shall be deposited in said bank or depository, so designated, daily, and it shall be the duty of the treasurer of said city to deposit all moneys of said city in such bank or depository so designated,

daily. Failure to Sec. 3. Any member of said city council or any officer of comply, a misdemeanor.

said city who shall fail to comply with the provisions of this act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and on convic

tion thereof, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding five hun-
dred dollars, or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding
six months, or both such fine and imprisonment.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1903.

(No. 312.]

AN ACT to provide for additional powers and duties vested in

the school board of fractional school district number one, township of Cottrellville, county of St. Clair.

money.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: SECTION 1. That the school board of fractional school dis- Board may trict number one, township of Cottrellville and county of St. pository for Clair, shall have power, and it is hereby made its duty to district designate a bank or other depository for the care and custody of the moneys and funds of the said school district, the same to be designated at the first meeting of said school board in the month of May, in the year nineteen hundred three, and thereafter annually in the month of May, on a notice printed in some newspaper published in the city of Marine City, setting forth that the moneys of said school district will be let out to the bank or depository, paying the highest rate of interest on daily balances: Provided, That said depository or Proviso. bank shall give a bond to said school district with sufficient sureties to be approved by said school board, and in such amount as such school board may desire, conditioned for the faithful care and custody of the moneys so deposited with the said bank or depository.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of said school board to pre. Money to be scribe and direct that all moneys of said school district shall

deposited

daily. be deposited in said bank or depository so designated, daily, and it shall be the duty of the treasurer of said school district, to deposit all moneys of said school district in such bank or depository, so designated, daily.

Sec. 3. Should the said school board fail to comply with Failure to the provisions of this act, each member thereof shall be demeanor. deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months, or both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Approved March 12, 1903.

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