Charter of the City of Menominee, Michigan: As Amended and Approved May 22, 1901. Supplement

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Press of Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Company, 1901 - 122 pages

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Page 15 - The aggregate amount which the council may raise by general tax upon the taxable real and personal property in the city, for the purpose of defraying the general expenses and liabilities of the corporation, and for all purposes for which the several general funds mentioned in section three of this chapter are constituted (exclusive of taxes for schools and school-house purposes), shall not, except as herein otherwise provided, exceed in any one year, one and one-fourth per cent on the assessed value...
Page 12 - ... front of such premises abutting upon the improvement bears to the whole frontage of all the lots to be assessed, unless on account of the shape or size of any lot, an assessment for a different number of feet would be more equitable. If the assessment is directed to be according to benefits, they shall assess upon each lot such relative portion of the whole sum to be levied as shall be proportionate to the estimated benefit resulting to such lot from Assessment the improvement.
Page 21 - The sum or sums so paid, including the jury fees, shall be taxed as costs of suit in favor of the party paying the same, if he be the prevailing party in the suit, in addition to any other costs to which he may be entitled by law.
Page 14 - The revenues raised by general tax upon all the property in the city, or by loan to be repaid by such tax, shall be divided into the following general funds: First.
Page 17 - Xo improvement, work, repairs or expense, to be paid for out of any general fund, or street district fund, excepting as herein otherwise provided, shall be ordered, commenced or contracted for, or incurred in any fiscal year, unless in pursuance of an appropriation specially made therefor, in the last preceding annual appropriation bill...
Page 16 - ... shall specify the objects and purposes for which such appropriations are made, and the amount appropriated for each object or purpose.
Page 12 - ... and expenses thereof by special assessment, they shall so declare by resolution, stating the improvement, and what part or proportion of the expenses thereof shall be paid by special assessment, and what part if any...
Page 13 - ... assessment. Any person objecting to the assessment may file his objections thereto in writing with the city clerk. The notice provided for in this section may be addressed to the persons whose names appear upon the special assessment roll, and to all others interested therein, and may be in the following form: NOTICE OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENT...
Page 18 - The treasurer before he enters upon the duties of his office, shall enter into a bond to said city, in such sum as shall be prescribed by said common council, with one or more sufficient sureties, to be approved by the mayor of said city, conditioned that he will faithfully perform his duties as such treasurer, and render an account to said common council of his receipts and disbursements as such treasurer, from time to time, when required by said common council ; and at the first meeting of said...
Page 16 - Trustees in villages, shall within the first quarter of each fiscal year, pass an ordinance, to be termed the annual appropriation bill, in which such corporate authorities may appropriate such sum or sums of money as may be deemed necessary to defray all necessary expenses and liabilities of such corporation...

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