METROPOLITAN COUNCILS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 292 of 1989
124.683 Withdrawal from membership in council; conditions; unpaid obligations; evidence of withdrawal.
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), a local governmental unit participating in a council under this act may withdraw from membership in the council if all of the following conditions are met:
(a) Adoption of a resolution by a majority of the members elected to and serving on the legislative body of the local governmental unit requesting withdrawal from membership.
(b) Payment or the provision for payment is made regarding any obligations of the local governmental unit to the council or its creditors.
(2) If, upon withdrawal of a local governmental unit, the local governmental unit has unpaid obligations to the council, a tax levied by the council under this act before withdrawal of the local governmental unit shall continue to be levied in the local governmental unit, to the extent and in an amount needed to satisfy the unpaid obligations, until the obligations are paid or the tax expires, whichever happens first. A local governmental unit that withdraws from a council shall continue to receive services from the council until the local governmental unit is no longer required to pay a tax levied by the council.
(3) Withdrawal of a local governmental unit from a council shall be evidenced by an amendment to the articles executed by the secretary or, if the council has no secretary, by the chairperson of the council and filed and published in the same manner as the original articles.
History: 1989, Act 292, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 1990
Am. 1998, Act 373, Imd. Eff. Oct. 20, 1998
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