2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 46 - COUNTY BOARDS OF COMMISSIONERS
Act 342 of 1939 - COUNTY PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1939 (46.171 - 46.188)

COUNTY PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1939
Act 342 of 1939
AN ACT to authorize counties to establish and provide water, sewer, or sewage disposal improvements and services within or between cities, villages, townships, charter townships, or any duly authorized and established combinations thereof, within or without the county, and to establish and provide garbage or rubbish collection and disposal facilities and services for such units of government or combinations thereof, and for such purposes to acquire, purchase, construct, own, maintain, or operate water mains and trunk and connecting lines, water pumping and purification plants, sewers, sewage interceptors, sewage disposal plants, settling basins, screens and meters, and incinerators and disposal grounds; to authorize counties to establish, administer, coordinate, and regulate a system or systems of water, sewer, or sewage disposal improvements and services, and garbage and rubbish collection and disposal facilities and services, within or between such units of government; to provide methods for obtaining money for the aforesaid purposes; to authorize counties to extend by laterals and connections, and to construct, improve, repair, manage, or operate water, sewer, or sewage disposal improvements and garbage and rubbish collection and disposal facilities and services of and situated within such cities, villages, townships, charter townships, or any duly authorized and established combination thereof, and provide for the loan of money to such units of government for the purposes and the repayment thereof by agreements therefor; to provide methods for collection of rates, charges, or assessments; to authorize counties to enter into contracts with any unit of government providing for the acquisition, construction, and financing of improvements or facilities and for the pledge of the full faith and credit of each unit of government for the payment of their respective shares of the cost thereof; to authorize each unit of government having power to tax to impose taxes without limitation as to rate or amount for the payment of contract obligations in anticipation of which bonds are issued; to authorize counties to issue bonds secured by the full faith and credit pledges of each unit of government; to authorize counties to pledge their full faith and credit as additional security on such bonds and to impose taxes without limitation as to rate or amount to the extent necessary for the payment of such bonds; to authorize counties to issue revenue bonds and to pledge their full faith and credit as additional security for the payment of such revenue bonds; to validate action taken and bonds issued; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.


History: 1939, Act 342, Eff. Sept. 29, 1939 ;-- Am. 1941, Act 353, Eff. Jan. 10, 1942 ;-- Am. 1953, Act 186, Imd. Eff. June 9, 1953 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 46, Imd. Eff. Mar. 19, 1974 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 202, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999

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