2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
PAVEMENTS, SIDEWALKS, AND ELEVATED STRUCTURES (EXCERPT)
Chapter 41 - TOWNSHIPS
Act 246 of 1931 - PAVEMENTS, SIDEWALKS, AND ELEVATED STRUCTURES (41.271 - 41.290)
Section 41.288 - Installation of sidewalks and elevated structures; payment; contracts; approval.
Act 246 of 1931
41.288 Installation of sidewalks and elevated structures; payment; contracts; approval.
(1) The township board of a township may install sidewalks along the sides of a highway and may install elevated structures for foot travel over highways in the township. The township board may pay for the elevated structures out of the funds of the township or purchase the elevated structures on title retaining contracts. Contracts shall not be entered into or issued for a period longer than 10 years. A highway under the jurisdiction of the director of the state transportation department or the board of county road commissioners shall not be improved under this act without the written approval of the director of the state transportation department or the board of county road commissioners.
(2) In proceedings under this section, the township board may provide that the cost of the sidewalk or elevated structure shall be paid entirely by public money and may allocate for this purpose unexpended money in the contingent fund or general fund of the township.
History: Add. 1989, Act 80, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1989
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