Michigan Compiled Laws Act 312 Of 1929 The Metropolitan District Act (119.1 - 119.18)

AN ACT to provide for the incorporation by any 2 or more cities, villages, or townships, or any combination or parts thereof, of a metropolitan district comprising territory within their limits for the purpose of acquiring, owning, and operating parks or public utilities for supplying sewage disposal, drainage, water, or transportation, or any combination thereof; to provide that a district may sell or purchase sewage disposal, drainage rights, water, or transportation facilities; to provide that a district may acquire and succeed to the rights, obligations, and property of such cities, villages, and townships respecting or connected with such functions or public utilities but subject to the approval of a majority of the electors voting thereon; to limit the rate of taxation of a district for its municipal purposes and restrict its powers of borrowing money and contracting debts; to provide the method and vote by which charters may be framed, adopted, and amended and laws and ordinances relating to its municipal concerns may be enacted; to define the powers, rights, and liabilities of a district; to provide for the dissolution of a district; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.

History: 1929, Act 312, Eff. Aug. 28, 1929 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 98, Imd. Eff. June 21, 1989 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 171, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999

Last modified: October 10, 2016