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Act 246 of 1931
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Act 246 of 1931

AN ACT to provide for the construction, repair, and maintenance of pavements, sidewalks, and elevated structures on or along public roads and highways; to provide for the levying of taxes and of special assessments; to authorize the borrowing of money and the issuance of bonds; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officers; to validate actions taken, special assessments levied, and bonds issued; and to provide for the lighting of certain roads, highways, and bridges.

History: 1931, Act 246, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1945, Act 141, Eff. Sept. 6, 1945 ;-- Am. 1973, Act 122, Imd. Eff. Aug. 21, 1973 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 80, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 41.271SectionPavements or sidewalks; application by petition; eligibility of signers, certificate of tax status; authority of county road commissioners; highway or public highway, definition.
Section 41.271aSectionPavements or sidewalks; application by resolution of township board; declaration of necessity, public hearing; petition for discontinuance.
Section 41.272SectionPavements or sidewalks; survey, plat; adoption of materials, grade and manner of construction by county road commissioners.
Section 41.273SectionBridges, drains, curbing, culverts and additional rights of way; deemed part of improvement.
Section 41.274SectionPavements 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 41.275SectionPavements or sidewalks; hearing of objections, notice, contents; change in specifications or boundaries of assessment district, new hearing.
Section 41.276SectionPavements or sidewalks; liability of petitioners.
Section 41.277SectionPavements or sidewalks; final order of determination, attachment of specifications.
Section 41.278SectionContracts for construction of improvement; bids, notice, procedure; commencement of construction.
Section 41.279SectionSpecial assessment district; determination, announcement, addition of lands; determination of installments.
Section 41.280SectionAssessment of benefits against township and parcels of land; review; assessment against state lands; numbering of districts.
Section 41.281SectionCreation of indebtedness; approval by township board; limitation on issue of township bonds.
Section 41.282SectionMaintenance and repair of improvement; proration of expense of joint improvement.
Section 41.283SectionProceedings governed by MCL 247.418 to 247.481; records; reports.
Section 41.283aSectionBonds; issuance and sale; full faith and credit; assessment district sinking fund; bonds subject to revised municipal finance act.
Section 41.284SectionAdvancement of county road funds; reimbursement by township.
Section 41.285SectionCounty board of supervisors; appropriation of funds for advancement; establishment of revolving fund.
Section 41.286SectionHearing examiners; powers and duties; determination of board of county road commissioners, petition for reconsideration, filing; notice, hearing.
Section 41.287SectionValidation of prior actions, special assessments, and bonds.
Section 41.288SectionInstallation of sidewalks and elevated structures; payment; contracts; approval.
Section 41.288aSectionSidewalk construction, repair, or maintenance; order; meeting; notice; assessment of costs; approval; election.
Section 41.288bSectionPublic street cleaning vehicles and snow removal equipment.
Section 41.289SectionLighting of roads, highways, and bridges generally.
Section 41.289aSectionLighting of roads, highways, and bridges; supervision; contracts.
Section 41.289bSectionExpenses for lighting highways; special assessment; hearing; notice.
Section 41.289cSectionAssessment in district for lighting roads, highways, and bridges.
Section 41.289dSectionRelieving district of duty to light streets or highways.
Section 41.290SectionLighting 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.
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