MCL - Section 224.19a

PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND PRIVATE ROADS (EXCERPT)
Act 283 of 1909


224.19a Contract for maintenance of road surface; charges; payment of damages.

Sec. 19a.

    (1) As used in this section:
    (a) "Board" means the governing body of a fair or exposition, which board is created under section 2 of Act No. 11 of the Public Acts of 1929, being section 46.152 of the Michigan Compiled Laws; section 4 of Act No. 80 of the Public Acts of 1855, as amended, being section 453.234 of the Michigan Compiled Laws; or Act No. 327 of the Public Acts of 1931, as amended, being sections 450.62 to 450.192 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
    (b) "Maintenance" means snow removal, grading, salting, controlling weed growth, or a related activity.
    (c) "Road surface" means a highway, street, or other surface designed for and used primarily by, motor vehicles or fair events. Road surface includes parking lots, fair tracks, or similar area.
    (2) A county road commission may contract with a board for the maintenance of a road surface. Before entering into a contract, the county road commission shall determine the charges to be made for maintenance, which charges shall be sufficient to completely reimburse the county road commission for all expenses incurred in the performance of the maintenance. The contract shall contain terms by which the board and not the county road commission shall be responsible for the payment of damages resulting from the maintenance of a road surface.


History: Add. 1979, Act 42, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1979
Popular Name: County Road Law