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§24-5-3  Annual town appropriation. –

Published: 2015

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Maintenance of Town Highways

SECTION 24-5-3

   § 24-5-3  Annual town appropriation. –

Each town, at some regularly called meeting of the electors thereof who are

entitled to vote upon any proposition to impose a tax, shall annually

appropriate such sum of money as the electors shall deem necessary for the

maintenance and repair of its highways and bridges, and the sum so appropriated

shall be included in the sum to be raised by the annual tax levied and assessed

by the town for town purposes. In case any town shall fail to make an

appropriation, the town council thereof shall make such expenditure upon the

highways and bridges of the town as may be necessary to comply with the

provisions of § 24-5-1.

History of Section.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 72, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 83, § 3; P.L. 1910, ch. 594,

§ 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 96, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 73, § 3; G.L. 1956,

§ 24-5-3.)