COUNTY SINKING FUND COMMISSION (EXCERPT)
Act 42 of 1913
141.14 Board of sinking fund commissioners; annual meeting; transaction of business; rules; quorum; payment of outstanding debt; investment of money; presiding officer; clerk; record; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of certain writings to public.
(1) The annual meeting of the board of sinking fund commissioners shall be held on the first Tuesday in September of each year. The board of sinking fund commissioners may meet from time to time for the transaction of business, and may adopt rules of proceeding for its meeting. A majority of the whole board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but shall not purchase or pay the outstanding debt of the county or invest money belonging to the sinking fund as provided in this act, except under a resolution for that purpose passed and approved by a 2/3 vote of the whole board by ayes and nays to be entered on the record at a regular meeting or a special meeting called for that purpose. The chairperson of the county board of commissioners, or in case of his or her absence, some member to be designated by those present, shall preside at the meeting of the board. The county clerk shall be the clerk of the board of sinking fund commissioners, and it shall be the clerks duty to keep a true record of all meetings of the board. The record shall be kept on file in and be a part of the records of the office of the county clerk.
(2) The business which the board of sinking fund commissioners may perform shall be conducted at a public meeting of the board held in compliance with Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 15.261 to 15.275 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. Public notice of the time, date and place of the meeting shall be given in the manner required by Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976.
(3) A writing prepared, owned, used, in the possession of, or retained by the board of sinking fund commissioners in the performance of an official function shall be made available to the public in compliance with Act No. 442 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 15.231 to 15.246 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
History: 1913, Act 42, Eff. Aug. 14, 1913
CL 1915, 2389
CL 1929, 1238
CL 1948, 141.14
Am. 1977, Act 194, Imd. Eff. Nov. 17, 1977
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