MCL - Act 278 of 1909


Act 278 of 1909

AN ACT to provide for the incorporation of villages and for revising and amending their charters; to provide for the levy and collection of taxes, borrowing of money, and issuance of bonds and other evidences of indebtedness; to validate bonds issued and obligations previously incurred; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.

History: 1909, Act 278, Eff. Sept. 1, 1909 ;-- Am. 1913, Act 95, Imd. Eff. Apr. 21, 1913 ;-- Am. 1973, Act 80, Imd. Eff. July 31, 1973 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 148, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 78.1 Section Short title; corporate existence of villages to continue; village subject to general laws; seal; suit.
Section 78.1a Section Conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of certain writings to public.
Section 78.1b Section Emergency financial manager; authority and responsibilities.
Section 78.2 Section Incorporation, detachment or addition of territory, or consolidation; petition; signatures; incorporation of summer resort association; proceedings; certification; appointment, oath, duties, and compensation of enumerators; sworn statement; “qualified electors” defined.
Section 78.2a Section Violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 78.3 Section Petitions; contents.
Section 78.4 Section Petition; presentation; action of county board of commissioners; resolution; vote; review.
Section 78.5 Section Incorporation, consolidation or change of boundaries; affected district; referendum; authorizing vote.
Section 78.5a Section Annexation; petition; vote; approval of adjoining city, village or township.
Section 78.6 Section Petition and resolution; certified copies, transmittal to local clerks, time; election notices.
Section 78.7 Section Villages in more than 1 county; incorporation, consolidation or change in boundary; procedure.
Section 78.8 Section Returns canvass.
Section 78.9 Section Proceedings; copy filed with secretary of state; recording; change effected; certificate to state treasurer; time.
Section 78.10 Section Annexation of entire village or township; incorporation of village from part of township; annexation of part of city, village, or township by village.
Section 78.11 Section New village; charter commission, election, manner, duties, oath; proposed charter, vote, manner; notices.
Section 78.12 Section Village charter; rejection; effect; president de facto; resubmission; revert to prior status.
Section 78.13 Section Village charter; new charter commission, petition, procedure, duties; eligibility; expenses, payment; territory, control.
Section 78.14 Section Village charter; revision.
Section 78.15 Section Election of charter commission; details fixed by legislative body.
Section 78.16 Section Charter commission; quorum.
Section 78.17 Section Charter; amendments, submission.
Section 78.18 Section Charter commission; prosecuting attorneys to give advice; charter vote prerequisites.
Section 78.19 Section Charter; publication prerequisites.
Section 78.20 Section Charter of amendment; approval; filing time.
Section 78.21 Section Election; expenses; manner of conducting.
Section 78.22 Section Police officers of village; powers.
Section 78.22a Section District court or municipal court; hearing and determining cases.
Section 78.22b Section Police officer; authority to execute bench warrant.
Section 78.23 Section Village charter; mandatory provisions.
Section 78.24 Section Village charter; permissible provisions.
Section 78.24a Section Codification of ordinances.
Section 78.24b Section Energy conservation improvements; acquisition or financing; resolution; payment; scope of improvements; acquisition of improvements by contract, lease-purchase agreement, or notes; reports; forms; terms of lease-purchase agreement.
Section 78.24c Section Acquisition of land for disposal of sewage or protection of water supply.
Section 78.24d Section Staggered terms of office; resolution; length of initial terms; applicability of subsection (1).
Section 78.25 Section Statutory provisions; adoption.
Section 78.25a Section Ordinance; designation of violation as civil infraction; civil fine; act or omission constituting crime.
Section 78.25b Section Recreational trailway; posting of ordinance; prohibited violation of ordinance as municipal civil infraction; penalty.
Section 78.26 Section Prohibited powers; computation of indebtedness.
Section 78.26a Section Locomotives; enforceability of ordinance prescribing maximum speed limit.
Section 78.27 Section Village charter; prohibited conflicts.
Section 78.28 Section Construction of act.