COMMUNITY SWIMMING POOL AUTHORITY (EXCERPT)
Act 425 of 1994
***** 123.1073 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE APRIL 26, 2014: See 123.1073.amended *****
123.1073 Taxation for purposes of owning or operating community swimming pool.
(1) An authority formed under this act may levy a tax on all of the taxable property in a participating municipality located within the district for the purposes of owning or operating a community swimming pool.
(2) The tax authorized in this section shall not exceed 1 mill of the state equalized valuation on each dollar of assessed valuation of taxable property within the limits of each participating municipality.
(3) The tax authorized under this section shall not be levied except upon the approval of a majority of the qualified and registered electors of the participating municipalities who reside in the district voting on the tax at an annual or special school election. The election may be called by resolution of the board. The secretary of the board shall file a copy of the resolution of the board calling the election with the clerk of any participating municipality not less than 70 days before the date of the election. The resolution calling the election shall contain a statement of the proposition to be submitted to the electors. All appropriate clerks and all appropriate officials shall take all necessary steps to properly submit the proposition to the electors of the participating municipalities who reside in the district at the election specified in the resolution of the authority. The election shall be conducted and canvassed in accordance with the Michigan election law, Act No. 116 of the Public Acts of 1954, being sections 168.1 to 168.992 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. The results of the election shall be certified to the board promptly after the date of the election. No more than 2 elections may be held in a calendar year for approval of the tax authorized under this section. The authority shall pay its share of the costs of the election.
(4) The taxes authorized by this section may be levied at a rate and for a period, not more than 5 years, as determined by the authority in the resolution calling the election and as set forth in the proposition submitted to the electors.
History: 1994, Act 425, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1995
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