THE HOME RULE CITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 279 of 1909
117.5i Snow removal from streets, mosquito abatement, and security services provided by private contractors; special assessment.
(1) Whether or not authorized by its charter, a city with a population of more than 600,000 may provide by ordinance a procedure to finance by special assessments the provision by private contractors of snow removal from streets, mosquito abatement, and security services. The ordinance shall authorize the use of petitions to initiate the establishment of a special assessment district. The record owners of not less than 51% of the land comprising the actual special assessment district must have signed the petitions.
(2) A service instituted under this section may be discontinued upon petition by the record owners of 51% of the land comprising the special assessment district.
History: Add. 1994, Act 431, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1995
Am. 2001, Act 173, Imd. Eff. Dec. 11, 2001
Am. 2011, Act 287, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 2011
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