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Act 188 of 1954
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Act 188 of 1954

AN ACT to provide for the making of certain improvements by townships; to provide for paying for the improvements by the issuance of bonds; to provide for the levying of taxes; to provide for assessing the whole or a part of the cost of improvements against property benefited; and to provide for the issuance of bonds in anticipation of the collection of special assessments and for the obligation of the township on the bonds.

History: 1954, Act 188, Imd. Eff. May 5, 1954 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 143, Imd. Eff. June 5, 1974 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 139, Imd. Eff. July 10, 1995

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 41.721SectionPublic improvements by township board; bonds; special assessments to defray costs.
Section 41.721aSection“Record owner” defined.
Section 41.722SectionTypes of improvements authorized; approval; conditions.
Section 41.723SectionWritten objections; petition; filing; signatures; determining record owners; determining sufficiency of petition; supplement to petition; validity of signatures.
Section 41.724SectionPlans; 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 41.724aSectionNotice of hearings in special assessment proceedings.
Section 41.725SectionApproval or determination by township board; levy of special assessment.
Section 41.726SectionFiling and review of special assessment roll; hearing; notice; adjournments; objections; confirmation, referral, or annulment; endorsement; finality; action contesting assessment.
Section 41.727SectionPayment 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 41.728SectionSpecial assessments to constitute lien; limitation; character and effect.
Section 41.729SectionSpecial assessments; collection by township treasurer, report of delinquencies.
Section 41.729aSectionDeferred assessment; application; evidence of hardship; ordinance; deferred assessment as recorded lien.
Section 41.730SectionSpecial assessments; delinquencies, reassessment.
Section 41.731SectionDivision of lands; apportionment of uncollected assessments.
Section 41.732SectionSpecial assessment roll; insufficiency, additional pro rata assessments; surplus, refunds.
Section 41.733SectionIllegal special assessment; reassessment proceedings.
Section 41.734SectionExempt corporations; agreement to pay assessment.
Section 41.734aSectionAssessment on platted corner lots; payment of portion by governing body.
Section 41.735SectionBonds.
Section 41.735aSectionTownship improvement revolving fund; advances; interest.
Section 41.735bSectionTownship improvement revolving fund; transfer of funds; amount.
Section 41.735cSectionSpecial assessments to defray certain obligations.
Section 41.736SectionPublic improvements; powers granted to townships.
Section 41.737SectionScope of act.
Section 41.738SectionUse of interest earned from investments, money from bond proceeds, or money from interest and penalties on unpaid special assessment.
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