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- CHAPTER 16 Chapter 16. Of the powers and duties of townships, the election and duties of township officers, and the division of townships. (41.1...41.110c)
Section 41.1 ‑
Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
Section 41.1a ‑
Emergency financial manager; authority and responsibilities.
Section 41.2 ‑
Inhabitants of organized township as body corporate; powers and duties generally; acquisition of property for public purposes; suit, act, or proceeding; supervisor as agent.
Section 41.3 ‑
Power to grant and vote sums of money; purpose; creation of debt or liability.
Section 41.3a ‑
Minimum staffing requirement; adoption of ordinance prohibited.
Section 41.8 ‑
Annual meeting of electors of township; time and place; conducting business at public meeting; public notice; majority vote; resolution or petition submitting question of reestablishment of annual meeting to electors; signatures; abolishment of annual meeting; township not required to hold annual meeting; exception; exercise of powers.
Section 41.9 ‑
Violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 41.21 ‑
First township meeting; choosing moderator, clerk, and inspectors; oath; conduct of proceedings.
Section 41.22 ‑
First township meeting; failure to hold; notice of subsequent meeting.
Section 41.23 ‑
First township meeting; oaths of office, administration.
Section 41.26 ‑
Special township meeting; contents of order; order as part of minutes.
Section 41.28 ‑
Special township meeting; posting and publishing copies of order.
Section 41.58 ‑
Disability of incumbent or incumbent's deputy; temporary appointment.
Section 41.61 ‑
Supervisor as chief assessor; additional assessors; certification; depositing rolls with supervisor; supervisor as secretary of board of review; deputy township supervisor.
Section 41.61a ‑
Township appraisal; employment of independent appraisal firm.
Section 41.62 ‑
Books, assessment rolls, and other papers; preservation; delivery to successor in office; availability to public.
Section 41.65 ‑
Custody of records, books, and papers; preservation; delivery to successor in office; accounts; accounting records; journals and ledgers.
Section 41.66 ‑
Book of records; transcription of minutes of township meeting; entering order, direction, or rule; availability of book and other writings to public.
Section 41.67 ‑
Return to county clerks of names and addresses of officers elected or appointed.
Section 41.70 ‑
Township board; membership; quorum; adoption of section.
Section 41.72 ‑
Fiscal year; commencement and termination; proportionate extension or reduction.
Section 41.72a ‑
Township board; regular and special meetings; time and place; moderator; transaction of business; publication of proceedings; adjusted amount.
Section 41.72b ‑
Conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting.
Section 41.75 ‑
Approval and payment of claims against township; filing and preservation of accounts; authorized payments.
Section 41.75a ‑
Township manager and other employees; employment; duties.
Section 41.75b ‑
Energy conservation improvements; acquisition or financing; payment; acquisition by contract, lease-purchase agreement, or notes; reports; forms; terms of lease-purchase agreement.
Section 41.77 ‑
Township treasurer; bond; deposit of funds; limitation as to assets; deputy; “financial institution” defined.
Section 41.78 ‑
Account of receipts and expenditures; book or electronic means; delivery to successor in office; availability of documents to public.
Section 41.81 ‑
Constables; bond; filing; certified copy as evidence of contents and execution; actions against constables or sureties upon bond.
Section 41.82 ‑
Constables; service of warrants, notices, and process; duties; ordinance restricting or limiting powers; compliance with minimum employment standards; cost of compliance; appointment as district court officer.
Section 41.83a ‑
Constable or police officers; right to pursue, arrest, and detain person outside of township limits.
Section 41.83b ‑
Police officer or constable; authority to execute bench warrant.
Section 41.84 ‑
Constables; attendance at sessions of circuit courts; notice; payment.
Section 41.95 ‑
Salary for officers composing township board; procedures.
Section 41.99 ‑
Permission required to address meeting; request for silence.
Section 41.101 ‑
Exclusion of person from public meeting; refusal to withdraw as misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 41.104 ‑
Limits and boundary lines of organized township; division of lands into 2 or more townships; agreement as dispositive of lands and apportionment of proceeds; annexation; sale and conveyance of lands; apportionment of proceeds.
Section 41.105 ‑
Apportionment of money, rights, credits, and other personal estate.
Section 41.106 ‑
Meeting of township boards; notice; compliance with open meetings act.
Section 41.109 ‑
Liability in action for accounting and settlement; applicable law.
Section 41.110 ‑
Transfer of unexpended balance in nonrestricted township fund to general fund of township.
Section 41.110a ‑
Uniform chart of accounts and reports; annual financial reports and audits.
Section 41.110b ‑
Retirement system; insurance; deduction of premium or charge; automatic insurance or coverage; notice of desire not to be insured or covered; validity of prior programs, insurance, or coverage; authority in addition to existing powers; exercise of powers by ordinance.