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Chapter 41 - TOWNSHIPS
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Revised Statutes of 1846 (41.1 - 41.110c)
     R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16 ‑ 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          Section 41.1 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd.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 41.1b ‑ Definitions.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Powers‑and‑Duties-of‑Townships. ‑ Powers and Duties of Townships. (41.2...41.7)
               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 41.3b ‑ Licensing requirements subject to local government occupational licensing act.
               Section 41.4‑41.7 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Township‑Meetings. ‑ Township Meetings. (41.8...41.29)
               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               Section 41.11 ‑ Repealed. 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955.
               Section 41.13 ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 43, Eff. Mar. 30, 1972.
               Section 41.15 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
               Section 41.16 ‑ Township meetings; place.
               Section 41.17, 41.18 ‑ Repealed. 1956, Act 105, Eff. Aug. 11, 1956.
               Section 41.19 ‑ Township meetings; adjournment.
               Section 41.20 ‑ First township meeting; date.
               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 41.24 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
               Section 41.25 ‑ Special township meeting; purpose; order.
               Section 41.26 ‑ Special township meeting; contents of order; order as part of minutes.
               Section 41.27 ‑ Special township meeting; time.
               Section 41.28 ‑ Special township meeting; posting and publishing copies of order.
               Section 41.29 ‑ Repealed. 1956, Act 105, Eff. Aug. 11, 1956.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Township‑Officers. ‑ Township Officers. (41.46...41.55)
               Section 41.46, 41.47 ‑ Repealed. 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955.
               Section 41.48‑41.54 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 26, Imd. Eff. Feb. 26, 1974.
               Section 41.55 ‑ Repealed. 1983, Act 40, Imd. Eff. May 12, 1983.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Resignations‑Vacancies-and‑Supplying‑Vacancies. ‑ Resignations, Vacancies and Supplying Vacancies. (41.56...41.59)
               Section 41.56 ‑ Resignations of officers.
               Section 41.57 ‑ Township office; events creating vacancy.
               Section 41.58 ‑ Disability of incumbent or incumbent's deputy; temporary appointment.
               Section 41.59 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Supervisor. ‑ Supervisor. (41.60...41.64b)
               Section 41.60 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
               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 41.63‑41.64a ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
               Section 41.64b ‑ Statements to supervisor; oath; oath of office.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Township‑Clerk. ‑ Township Clerk. (41.65...41.69)
               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 41.68 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 26, Imd. Eff. Feb. 26, 1974.
               Section 41.69 ‑ Township clerk; bond; deputy.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Township‑Board. ‑ Township Board. (41.70...41.75b)
               Section 41.70 ‑ Township board; membership; quorum; adoption of section.
               Section 41.71 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
               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 41.73, 41.74 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 77, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
               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.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Treasurer. ‑ Treasurer. (41.76...41.79)
               Section 41.76 ‑ Township treasurer; duties generally.
               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 41.79 ‑ Repealed. 1972, Act 178, Eff. Mar. 30, 1973.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Constables. ‑ Constables. (41.80...41.84)
               Section 41.80 ‑ Constables; bond required.
               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 41.83 ‑ Constables; service of writ, process, or order.
               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.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Justices‑of‑the-Peace. ‑ Justices of the Peace. (41.90...41.94)
               Section 41.90‑41.94 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 26, Imd. Eff. Feb. 26, 1974.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Compensation‑to-Township‑Officers. ‑ Compensation to Township Officers. (41.95...41.96)
               Section 41.95 ‑ Salary for officers composing township board; procedures.
               Section 41.96 ‑ Township officers; extra services, compensation.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Township‑Business-Other‑Than‑Elections. ‑ Township Business, Other Than Elections. (41.97...41.101)
               Section 41.97 ‑ Moderator of township meeting.
               Section 41.98 ‑ Duties of moderator.
               Section 41.99 ‑ Permission required to address meeting; request for silence.
               Section 41.100 ‑ Repealed. 1977, Act 159, Imd. Eff. Nov. 8, 1977.
               Section 41.101 ‑ Exclusion of person from public meeting; refusal to withdraw as misdemeanor; penalty.
          R‑S‑1846‑41‑1‑16‑Qualifications-of‑Voters‑and‑Officers. ‑ Qualifications of Voters and Officers. (41.102...41.110c)
               Section 41.102 ‑ Right to vote; challenge; ruling.
               Section 41.103 ‑ Polling places.
               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 41.107 ‑ Cemeteries.
               Section 41.108 ‑ Apportionment of debts.
               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.
               Section 41.110c ‑ Appropriations and expenditures; purposes.
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Repealed-Revised Statutes of 1846 (41.111 - 41.118)
Act 168 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP BOARD MEETINGS (41.121 - 41.123)
Act 200 of 1849 ‑ Repealed-EMERGENCY EXPENSES (41.131 - 41.131)
Act 194 of 1929 ‑ Repealed-DEFICIENCY IN SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS (41.141 - 41.141)
Act 122 of 1915 ‑ Repealed-INTEREST BEARING ORDERS (41.151 - 41.151)
Act 29 of 1937 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP FUNDS; UNEXPENDED BALANCES (41.161 - 41.163)
Act 262 of 1897 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (41.171 - 41.173)
Act 246 of 1945 ‑ TOWNSHIP ORDINANCES (41.181 - 41.187)
     Section 41.181 ‑ Adoption of ordinances by township board.
     Section 41.182 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 78, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
     Section 41.183 ‑ Sanctions for violations; designation of violation as civil infraction; civil fine; penalty; act or omission constituting crime; institution of action in district court; distribution of fines and costs.
     Section 41.183a ‑ Recreational trailway; posting of ordinance; prohibited operation of vehicle as municipal civil infraction.
     Section 41.184 ‑ Township ordinance; effective date; publication; adoption by reference.
     Section 41.185 ‑ Township ordinance; recording and filing requirements; fees.
     Section 41.186 ‑ Codifying, recodifying, and continuing ordinances in code; publication of ordinance adopting code and subsequent ordinance; amending, repealing, revising, or rearranging ordinances by reference.
     Section 41.187 ‑ Employment, duties, and compensation of attorney.
Act 191 of 1939 ‑ Repealed-PUBLICATION OF TOWNSHIP ORDINANCES (41.191 - 41.192)
Act 50 of 1919 ‑ Repealed-TRAFFIC OFFICERS (41.201 - 41.202)
Act 36 of 1933 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP POLLING PLACES IN CITIES (41.211 - 41.211)
Act 45 of 1941 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP BUILDINGS IN CITIES (41.221 - 41.221)
Act 157 of 1867 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP BUILDINGS (41.231 - 41.232)
Act 381 of 1927 ‑ Repealed-TOWN HALL AND OTHER BUILDINGS (41.241 - 41.247)
Act 264 of 1917 ‑ Repealed-LIGHTING OF HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES (41.251 - 41.257)
Act 221 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-LIGHTING OF HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES (41.261 - 41.262)
Act 246 of 1931 ‑ PAVEMENTS, SIDEWALKS, AND ELEVATED STRUCTURES (41.271 - 41.290)
     Section 41.271 ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; application by petition; eligibility of signers, certificate of tax status; authority of county road commissioners; highway or public highway, definition.
     Section 41.271a ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; application by resolution of township board; declaration of necessity, public hearing; petition for discontinuance.
     Section 41.272 ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; survey, plat; adoption of materials, grade and manner of construction by county road commissioners.
     Section 41.273 ‑ Bridges, drains, curbing, culverts and additional rights of way; deemed part of improvement.
     Section 41.274 ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; first order of determination, specifications, description of assessment district by county road commissioners; location along state trunk line, approval by state highway commissioner.
     Section 41.275 ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; hearing of objections, notice, contents; change in specifications or boundaries of assessment district, new hearing.
     Section 41.276 ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; liability of petitioners.
     Section 41.277 ‑ Pavements or sidewalks; final order of determination, attachment of specifications.
     Section 41.278 ‑ Contracts for construction of improvement; bids, notice, procedure; commencement of construction.
     Section 41.279 ‑ Special assessment district; determination, announcement, addition of lands; determination of installments.
     Section 41.280 ‑ Assessment of benefits against township and parcels of land; review; assessment against state lands; numbering of districts.
     Section 41.281 ‑ Creation of indebtedness; approval by township board; limitation on issue of township bonds.
     Section 41.282 ‑ Maintenance and repair of improvement; proration of expense of joint improvement.
     Section 41.283 ‑ Proceedings governed by MCL 247.418 to 247.481; records; reports.
     Section 41.283a ‑ Bonds; issuance and sale; full faith and credit; assessment district sinking fund; bonds subject to revised municipal finance act.
     Section 41.284 ‑ Advancement of county road funds; reimbursement by township.
     Section 41.285 ‑ County board of supervisors; appropriation of funds for advancement; establishment of revolving fund.
     Section 41.286 ‑ Hearing examiners; powers and duties; determination of board of county road commissioners, petition for reconsideration, filing; notice, hearing.
     Section 41.287 ‑ Validation of prior actions, special assessments, and bonds.
     Section 41.288 ‑ Installation of sidewalks and elevated structures; payment; contracts; approval.
     Section 41.288a ‑ Sidewalk construction, repair, or maintenance; order; meeting; notice; assessment of costs; approval; election.
     Section 41.288b ‑ Public street cleaning vehicles and snow removal equipment.
     Section 41.289 ‑ Lighting of roads, highways, and bridges generally.
     Section 41.289a ‑ Lighting of roads, highways, and bridges; supervision; contracts.
     Section 41.289b ‑ Expenses for lighting highways; special assessment; hearing; notice.
     Section 41.289c ‑ Assessment in district for lighting roads, highways, and bridges.
     Section 41.289d ‑ Relieving district of duty to light streets or highways.
     Section 41.290 ‑ Lighting county roads, highways, and bridges; expense; contracts; extension of lines or service; payment; statement and budget; apportionment of sum required; tax; lighting state trunk line highways and bridges.
Act 203 of 1957 ‑ Repealed-STREET MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT (41.291 - 41.291)
Act 28 of 1923 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP FIRE PROTECTION (41.301 - 41.305)
Act 181 of 1937 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP FIRE PROTECTION (41.311 - 41.316a)
Act 151 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-FIRE PROTECTION FOR ADJOINING TOWNSHIPS (41.321 - 41.323)
Act 107 of 1941 ‑ TOWNSHIP WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL SERVICES AND FACILITIES (41.331 - 41.351z)
     Section 41.331 ‑ Furnishing water to water supply district; petitions; contracts; terms and conditions.
     Section 41.332 ‑ Water mains and fittings; purchase, installation, and maintenance.
     Section 41.333 ‑ Water supply system; payment from contingent fund; limitations; separately financed and operated water supply system; map.
     Section 41.334 ‑ Percentage of net cost remaining after application of MCL 41.333; payment.
     Section 41.335 ‑ Tapping or making connection with mains of water supply district; payment; plan for financing, maintenance, and control of improvement.
     Section 41.335a ‑ Township water board; establishment; powers; loans from private parties; retirement of loans.
     Section 41.336 ‑ Publication of plan adopted under MCL 41.335.
     Section 41.337 ‑ Failure to pay percentage of net cost remaining after application of MCL 41.333; refund of money previously deposited.
     Section 41.338 ‑ Installation of improvement by township board; loan.
     Section 41.339 ‑ Excess money; deposit in contingent fund; applicability of section.
     Section 41.340 ‑ Maintenance and use of mains and fittings of water supply district; control by township board; amendment of rules and regulations; notice; publication.
     Section 41.341 ‑ Water mains extended or installed in accordance with similar plan; control by township board; rules and regulations; publication; amendment or alteration; notice.
     Section 41.342 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 41.343 ‑ Township water supply and sewage disposal system; loan from corporation; bonds.
     Section 41.344 ‑ Contract for issuance and delivery of negotiable revenue bonds; interest, terms, and conditions.
     Section 41.345 ‑ Exercise of power by ordinance; incorporation and publication of contract as part of ordinance.
     Section 41.346 ‑ Statutory lien upon net revenues; net revenues as trust funds.
     Section 41.347 ‑ Duration and enforcement of statutory lien.
     Section 41.348 ‑ Default in payment of principal or interest on bond; appointment and powers of receiver.
     Section 41.349 ‑ Payment of principal and interest on bonds solely from net revenues; bond or coupon not general obligation or indebtedness; registration.
     Section 41.350 ‑ Operation or maintenance of public improvement; appropriation to pay expenses.
     Section 41.350a ‑ Powers conferred by MCL 41.331 to 41.350.
     Section 41.350b ‑ Water service for fire protection within district; special assessment; resolution.
     Section 41.350c ‑ Contents of resolution required by MCL 41.350b.
     Section 41.350d ‑ Annual fire protection cost; payment.
     Section 41.350e ‑ Fixing date for public hearing.
     Section 41.350f ‑ Preparation and levy of assessment; report.
     Section 41.350g ‑ Making assessment on special assessment roll or on regular township tax roll; due date; collection; return for nonpayment.
     Section 41.350h ‑ Conducting business at public meeting; notice.
     Section 41.350i ‑ Public hearing; objections; determination; equitable change.
     Section 41.350j ‑ Review, correction, and confirmation of assessment roll; collection.
     Section 41.350k ‑ Annual determination of amount to be assessed; levy; additional hearings.
     Section 41.350l ‑ Contract with another township, city, or village for supplying water.
     Section 41.350m ‑ Acquisition and installation of water supply facilities; borrowing money and issuing notes.
     Section 41.350n ‑ Provisions to which transaction authorized by MCL 41.350m subject.
     Section 41.350o ‑ Notes issued under MCL 41.350m.
     Section 41.350p ‑ Pledge of sales tax money by ordinance.
     Section 41.350q ‑ Withholding and paying lender constitutionally allocated money.
     Section 41.350r ‑ Exercise of powers by ordinance; procedure.
     Section 41.350s ‑ Effective date of ordinance authorized by MCL 41.350r; petition; election.
     Section 41.350t ‑ Powers cumulative.
     Section 41.350u ‑ Violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Act 47 of 1941 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP WATER SUPPLY CONTRACTS (41.351 - 41.356)
     Section 41.351z ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 83, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989.
Act 88 of 1919 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP WATER SUPPLY CONTRACTS (41.391 - 41.398)
Act 251 of 1957 ‑ Repealed-SIDEWALKS ALONG HIGHWAYS (41.401 - 41.402)
Act 116 of 1923 ‑ TOWNSHIP AND VILLAGE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT AND PUBLIC SERVICE ACT (41.411 - 41.419)
     Section 41.411 ‑ Township board, common council, or board of trustees of incorporated village; powers and duties; short title.
     Section 41.412 ‑ Special assessment district; creation, enlargement, and discontinuance; petitions; assessment.
     Section 41.413 ‑ Cost of proposed improvement or service; special assessment bonds; special assessment taxes; proceedings; insufficiency of special assessment fund; advancement of township funds; reimbursement.
     Section 41.413a ‑ Waterworks; control and operation; election and terms of members of board of public service commissioners; vacancy; member as resident of district; “annual township election” defined; employees; violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties; dissolution of board; records.
     Section 41.413b ‑ Lighting in residential areas; special assessments; basis.
     Section 41.414 ‑ Special assessment installments; limitations; collection; appeal; tapping works to supply water outside of village or district; restrictions; special assessment after December 31, 1998; “taxable value” defined; finding of invalid assessment.
     Section 41.415 ‑ Special assessments levied against platted corner lots; payment by township.
     Section 41.416 ‑ Borrowing money; motion; application; referendum; issuing bonds; use of money borrowed.
     Section 41.416a ‑ Requirements of application filed pursuant to MCL 41.416; resolution; submission of proposition to electors of township; ballot; notices; calling special election.
     Section 41.416b ‑ Conduct of election; canvass of vote.
     Section 41.416c ‑ Issuance and sale of bonds in conformity with revised municipal finance act.
     Section 41.416d ‑ Levy and collection of tax.
     Section 41.416e ‑ Tax for maintenance, upkeep, or repair of public buildings.
     Section 41.416f ‑ Library.
     Section 41.417 ‑ Use of building by township for public purposes where real property becomes part of incorporated village or city.
     Section 41.417a ‑ Township or village scales.
     Section 41.418 ‑ Weed control.
     Section 41.418a ‑ Control of weeds in inland public lakes.
     Section 41.418b ‑ Use of pesticide for weed control in inland lake; “pesticide” defined.
     Section 41.419 ‑ Spraying of trees or shrubs.
Act 157 of 1905 ‑ TOWNSHIP PARKS AND PLACES OF RECREATION (41.421 - 41.429)
     Section 41.421 ‑ Township parks; acquisition; control by board of commissioners; condemnation of land.
     Section 41.422 ‑ Place of recreation; adoption of rules and regulations by board of commissioners; violation as misdemeanor; recreational trailway; posting of regulations; prohibited operation of vehicle as municipal civil infraction; penalty; admission charges.
     Section 41.423 ‑ Board of commissioners; election of officers; employees; record of transactions; treasurer, bond.
     Section 41.424 ‑ Township parks; plan for acquisition, specifications; referendum, adoption, record.
     Section 41.425 ‑ Exemption from taxation.
     Section 41.425a ‑ Violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
     Section 41.426 ‑ Township park commission; petition; election; membership; terms; increase or decrease in number of members; vacancy.
     Section 41.426a ‑ Township park commission; authority generally.
     Section 41.426b ‑ Township park commission; compensation of members; employment of clerical assistance; expenses.
     Section 41.426c ‑ Budget; limitation; assessment, levy, and collection of tax.
     Section 41.426d ‑ Township bonds; acquisition of lands for parks and places of recreation; payment.
     Section 41.426e ‑ Sale or conveyance of portions of land not needed.
     Section 41.426f ‑ Annual report.
     Section 41.426g ‑ Township park commission; dissolution; procedures.
     Section 41.426h ‑ Township park commission; dissolution; validation; ratification.
     Section 41.427 ‑ Conveyances to and duties of board of county park trustees.
     Section 41.428 ‑ Appropriation; purpose; contribution to park commission.
     Section 41.429 ‑ Wharves, piers, docks, and landing places.
Act 300 of 1939 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP PARKS (41.431 - 41.431)
Act 271 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP PARK COMMISSION (41.441 - 41.446)
Act 307 of 1941 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP PARK, CITY, OR VILLAGE APPROPRIATION (41.461 - 41.461)
Act 286 of 1923 ‑ Repealed-WHARFS, PIERS, AND DOCKS (41.481 - 41.482)
Act 123 of 1917 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP SCALES (41.491 - 41.491)
Act 53 of 1921 ‑ Repealed-RECREATION HALLS IN TOWNSHIPS (41.501 - 41.507)
Act 97 of 1919 ‑ Repealed-RECREATION HALLS IN TOWNSHIPS (41.531 - 41.535)
Act 162 of 1915 ‑ Repealed-BILLIARD AND POOL ROOMS (41.541 - 41.543)
Act 210 of 1911 ‑ Repealed-BILLIARD AND POOL ROOMS (41.551 - 41.552)
Act 140 of 1963 ‑ Repealed-BILLIARD AND POOL ROOMS (41.561 - 41.562)
Act 130 of 1915 ‑ Repealed-SURETY BONDS; COST (41.601 - 41.601)
Act 51 of 1867 ‑ Repealed-ADDITIONAL SURETIES FROM TOWNSHIP TREASURER (41.611 - 41.617)
Act 144 of 1969 ‑ Repealed-CODIFICATION AND PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCES (41.641 - 41.641)
Act 168 of 1877 ‑ Repealed-ADMINISTRATION OF OATHS BY SUPERVISORS (41.651 - 41.651)
Act 97 of 1954 ‑ Repealed-TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY (41.661 - 41.661)
Act 41 of 1955 ‑ Repealed-WEED CONTROL IN INLAND LAKES (41.671 - 41.673)
Act 195 of 1959 ‑ Repealed-DUTCH ELM DISEASE (41.681 - 41.681)
Act 144 of 1949 ‑ Repealed-HOSPITAL MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT (41.701 - 41.701)
Act 50 of 1960 ‑ AMBULANCE AND INHALATOR SERVICE AND HOSPITAL SUPPORT (41.711 - 41.713)
     Section 41.711 ‑ Ambulance and inhalator service.
     Section 41.711a ‑ Ambulance personnel; emergency care, civil liability.
     Section 41.711b ‑ Ambulance personnel; training, red cross first aid courses.
     Section 41.712 ‑ Maintenance and support of hospital.
     Section 41.713 ‑ Operating medical clinic and providing primary health care services; financing; question submitted to electors; conducting election and canvassing vote; validity of certain elections and levy of tax.
Act 188 of 1954 ‑ PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS (41.721 - 41.738)
     Section 41.721 ‑ Public improvements by township board; bonds; special assessments to defray costs.
     Section 41.721a ‑ “Record owner” defined.
     Section 41.722 ‑ Types of improvements authorized; approval; conditions.
     Section 41.723 ‑ Written objections; petition; filing; signatures; determining record owners; determining sufficiency of petition; supplement to petition; validity of signatures.
     Section 41.724 ‑ Plans; cost estimate; resolution; designation of special assessment district; hearing; notice; periodic redeterminations of cost; objections; adding property to special assessment district; supplemental petition; filing by railroad companies; additional notice; affidavit of service.
     Section 41.724a ‑ Notice of hearings in special assessment proceedings.
     Section 41.725 ‑ Approval or determination by township board; levy of special assessment.
     Section 41.726 ‑ Filing and review of special assessment roll; hearing; notice; adjournments; objections; confirmation, referral, or annulment; endorsement; finality; action contesting assessment.
     Section 41.727 ‑ Payment of special assessments in installments; amount of installment; extension; due dates; interest on unpaid installments; lien; limitation; statement of amount; payment of future due installments; delinquent installment; penalty.
     Section 41.728 ‑ Special assessments to constitute lien; limitation; character and effect.
     Section 41.729 ‑ Special assessments; collection by township treasurer, report of delinquencies.
     Section 41.729a ‑ Deferred assessment; application; evidence of hardship; ordinance; deferred assessment as recorded lien.
     Section 41.730 ‑ Special assessments; delinquencies, reassessment.
     Section 41.731 ‑ Division of lands; apportionment of uncollected assessments.
     Section 41.732 ‑ Special assessment roll; insufficiency, additional pro rata assessments; surplus, refunds.
     Section 41.733 ‑ Illegal special assessment; reassessment proceedings.
     Section 41.734 ‑ Exempt corporations; agreement to pay assessment.
     Section 41.734a ‑ Assessment on platted corner lots; payment of portion by governing body.
     Section 41.735 ‑ Bonds.
     Section 41.735a ‑ Township improvement revolving fund; advances; interest.
     Section 41.735b ‑ Township improvement revolving fund; transfer of funds; amount.
     Section 41.735c ‑ Special assessments to defray certain obligations.
     Section 41.736 ‑ Public improvements; powers granted to townships.
     Section 41.737 ‑ Scope of act.
     Section 41.738 ‑ Use of interest earned from investments, money from bond proceeds, or money from interest and penalties on unpaid special assessment.
Act 57 of 1951 ‑ Repealed-POLICE OR FIRE ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD (41.751 - 41.753)
Act 33 of 1951 ‑ POLICE AND FIRE PROTECTION (41.801 - 41.813)
     Section 41.801 ‑ Purchase of police and fire motor vehicles, apparatus, equipment, and housing; appropriation; special assessment; bonds; election; estimate of cost and expenses; special assessment district; hearing; publication or posting of notice; distribution of special assessment levy; transfer or loan of money from general fund; repayment; exercise of powers; assessment after December 31, 2018; “taxable value” defined; finding of invalid assessment; bonds subject to revised municipal finance act.
     Section 41.802 ‑ Annual appropriation.
     Section 41.803 ‑ Proceedings relating to making, levying, and collection of special assessments, and to issuing bonds; payment of special assessments and special assessment bonds.
     Section 41.804 ‑ Fire protection; referendum, special election, laws governing.
     Section 41.805 ‑ Fire protection ordinances and standard fire prevention codes; adoption, publication.
     Section 41.806 ‑ Police and fire departments; contracts for service or for maintenance and operation of equipment; delegation of powers; agreements to furnish protection to city, village, or other township.
     Section 41.806a ‑ Emergency police or fire service; emergency ambulance and inhalator service; ordinance authorizing collection of fees.
     Section 41.807 ‑ Repeals.
     Section 41.808 ‑ Rights or obligations safeguarded.
     Section 41.809 ‑ Joint meetings of township boards.
     Section 41.810 ‑ Fire protection for townships, villages, and qualified cities; "qualified city" defined.
     Section 41.811 ‑ Joint administrative board; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; compensation and expenses; vacancy; additional member; election of chairperson and vice-chairperson; meetings; rules of procedure; record of proceedings; quorum; removal of members; annual budget; powers and duties; board not new employer; conducting business at public meeting; availability of writings to public; "governing body" defined.
     Section 41.812 ‑ Administrative board; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; expenses; continuation of prior administrative board; annual budget; powers and functions; section supplemental.
     Section 41.813 ‑ Traffic officers; employment; compensation; joint meeting to appoint traffic officer.
Act 96 of 1951 ‑ Repealed-WATER SERVICE FOR FIRE PROTECTION (41.831 - 41.841)
Act 181 of 1951 ‑ Repealed-POLICE PROTECTION (41.851 - 41.856)
Act 207 of 1953 ‑ Repealed-WATER SUPPLY CONTRACTS (41.871 - 41.878)
Act 27 of 1960 ‑ Repealed-RETIREMENT SYSTEMS AND GROUP INSURANCE FOR OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES (41.901 - 41.905)
Act 67 of 1961 ‑ Repealed-SIDEWALKS OUTSIDE CITIES AND VILLAGES (41.921 - 41.925)
Act 35 of 1966 ‑ Repealed-SIDEWALKS IN TOWNSHIPS (41.931 - 41.934)
Act 28 of 1968 ‑ Repealed-ADVERTISING TOWNSHIP (41.991 - 41.991)

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