Metropolitan Councils Act (Excerpt) Act 292 Of 1989

Published: 2015

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Act 292 of 1989

124.655 Metropolitan area council; formation; council as public corporate body and authority; powers generally.

Sec. 5.

(1) A combination of 2 or more local governmental units in a metropolitan area may form a metropolitan area council by adopting articles of incorporation pursuant to the requirements of sections 7 and 9.

(2) A council is a public corporate body with power to sue and be sued in any court of the state.

(3) A council is an authority under section 6 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963.

(4) A council possesses all the powers necessary for carrying out the purposes of its formation. The enumeration of specific powers in this act shall not be construed as a limitation on the general powers of a council, consistent with its articles.

History: 1989, Act 292, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 1990


Am. 1998, Act 373, Imd. Eff. Oct. 20, 1998

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