Charter Water Authority Act (Excerpt) Act 4 Of 1957

Published: 2015

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Act 4 of 1957

121.3 Referendum on joinder; form of ballot.

Sec. 3.

Each city, village or township desiring to become a part of the authority shall indicate, by resolution of its legislative body, its desire to become a part thereof, and shall submit the proposition of becoming a part of the authority to a vote of its qualified electors at a general or special election to be called for such purpose. The procedures relative to conducting the election shall be as provided in the general election law. The proposition to be submitted in each city, village or township shall be substantially as follows:

“Shall the (city, village or township, as the case may be) of .............. , become a part of an authority incorporated as a municipal corporation under the provisions of Act No. ...... of the Public Acts of 1957, entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of municipal authorities to acquire, own and operate water supply and transmission systems; to provide a municipal charter therefor; and to prescribe the powers and functions thereof,' said municipal authority to have the power pursuant to its charter to issue general obligation bonds and to levy taxes for the payment thereof, the total principal amount of which bonds at no time shall exceed 5% of the total state equalized valuation of the governmental units comprising the authority?

Yes ( )

No ( ).”

History: 1957, Act 4, Imd. Eff. Mar. 20, 1957

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