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Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of said special commissioner, on or lands to be before the first day of May nexi, 10 make out a list of all non-rescom's, &c. ident lands coming under the provisions of this act, upon the line of
The road for which he was appointed, and deliver the same to the treasurer of the county, who shall thereupon open an account with the Lansing and Eaton Rapids road fund, and credit to said lund all moneys ihen in his hands or which may thereafter be paid into his office as non-resident highway taxes upon any of the lands described in said lists, and which are within the purpose of this act, and shall charge said fund with all moneys which may be drawn from it by the said special commissioner, in pursuance of the provisio
of the next section of this act. Payment of Sec. 4. li shall be the doiy of said special commissioner, in pay.
ment for any labor performeil or materials furnished in the improvement of said road under his direction, to issue his certificate to any person who may be entitled to the same, certifying the facts as they exist in the case, and daw his warrant thereon for the amount due such person upon the Lansing and Eaton Rapids road fund, and it shall be the duty of the count: treasurer of the county pay
the same out of any moneys belonging to said sund.
Sec. 5. Said special commissioner shall be entitled to receive a wimbo consum not exceeding one dollar per day for the time acrually enand paid. "I ployed by him in discharging the duties which this acı imposes upon
him, and his account for the same 'verified by his oath, shall be audited by the board of supervisors of Eaton county and shall be paid out of any moneys belonging to his portion of the Lansing and Estun Rapids road sund in the treasury of that county.
Sec. 6. In case of the derih, resignation or refusal to serve, of Vacancy,
any commissioner appointed under this act, the governor is authorized to appoint anoiher, whose duties and obligations shall be the same as il originally appointed,
Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after
cou'r-Di powers ass duties.
[ No. 240.] AN ACT appropriating certain Non-resident Highway Taxes for
the improvement of the Road running from the village of How. ell, in the county of Livingston, through the Townships of Hartland, Highland and Whie Lake, to the village of Pontiac, in the county of Oakland.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- N R hightatives of the Slale of Michigan, That all such non-resident high- appropria way taxes as may be collerted for the year eighteen hundred and le loroceb forty-eight, and for five years therealier. for one mile eich way from the centre of the road running from the village of Howell, in the county of Livingston, through the townships of Harlund, Highland and Whit' Lake, to the village of Pontiac, in the county of Oukland, shall be uppropriated for the improvement of said road.
Sec. 2. A special commissioner shall be appointed by the gov- Special ernor, who in expending all moners which may become subject 10 his control by the provisions of this act, shall be governed by the •same laws, 06 far as they are applicab'e, as are now or may hereafjer be in operation, for the government of township highway commissioners.
Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of said special commissioner before entering upon the duties of his office, to take and subscribe an oath bond of to faithfully perform said duties, and also to live in the office of the county treasurers of Oirkland and Livingston counties, a bond in the penal sum of five hundred dollars each, with iwo or more good and sufficient sureties to be approved by said treasurer, for the faithful discharge of the duties imposed upon him by virtue of this act, and in de'ault thereof, it shall be the duty of said county treasurers to prosecute the same in the manner prescribed by law for the prosecution of bonds against county officers.
Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of said special commissioner, on or before the first day of Suplember nest, to make out a list of all non-resident
lands to be resident lands coming under the provisions of this act, and deliver made by the same to the county treasurer, who shall thereupon open an account with the Livingston and Oakland road sund, and credit to said fund all moneys which may be in his hands, or may hereafter be paid into his office, for non-resident highway taxes upon any of the
List of non
land described in said list, and charge said sund with all moneys
drawn by said special commissioner. Payment of Sec. 5. It shall further be the duty of said special commissioner,
to issue his certificate to any person who may be entitled to the same, in payment for labor performed, or materials furnished for the improvement of said road, stating the facts as they exist, and draw his warrant thereon for the amount due said person, upon the county treasurer of the county, where said labor or materials are done or furnished, who shall pay the same from any moneys in his
hands standing to the credit of said road fund. Comprasa
Sec. 6. The said special commissioner shall be entitled to receive Inissioner -- as compensation for any services rendered, in discharge of the ed and puid. duties imposed upon him by this act, the sum of one dollar and fifty
cents per day, for the time employed in carrying out the provisions, and his accounts for such time, verified by his oath, shall be audited by the board of supervisors of the counties of Livingston and Oakland, and shall be paid from any moneys standing to the credi: of said fund: Provided, That nothing in this act shall be so calie strued as to contravene any act for the improvement of roads crossing this road.
Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after
tion of com
Loan au thorized to be raised by Aurain Un
trici No. 1.
[ No. 241. ] AN ACT to authorize Adrian Union School District nuinber ce
to borrow money for the purposes therein mentioned. Section 1. Le it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen
tatives of the State of Michigan, That it shall be lawful for the ons niso legally constituted officers of Adrian union school district numbe
one, to borrow, on the faith and credit of said district, any sum a. money not exceeding ten thousand dollars, for a term not exceeding fifteen years, at a rate of interest not exceeding seven per centum per annum, and io execute bonds theresor, under the seal of the cor. poration of said district, (said seal to be such as the said school district shall adopt) and the signatures of the said officers of said dis
trict: Provided, That no such loans or bonds shall,be made as aforesaid, until after the subject shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of said district, for their approval or rejection.
Sea 2. For the purpose of determining whether said loan shall Assent of e• or shall not be made, the electors of said district may at an election said district
required. to be held in said district, on the first Monday in June next, vote thereon by ballot, and every ballot in favor of said loan shall have written or printed thereon the word."loan-yes," and every ballot against said loan, shall have written or printed thereon the words "loan-no." The officers of said district shall give notice of the said election, which shall be held on the first Monday of June next, as aforesaid, by publishing a notice thereof in one or more newspapers published in the village of Adrian, which said notice shall state the name [time] and place of holding such election, and the purpose for which the same is to be held, and shall cause said notice 10 be published for three weeks successively, previous to the time of holding said election. The officers of said district shall act as inspectors of said election, and shall be first sworn to the faithful discharge of their duties, as such inspectors. All ballots given for or against such loan at such election, shall be received and counted by the inspectors of such election, and the result of such vote shall be certified by such inspectors, and placed on file in said district and recorded in the record book of said district, and no such loan as aforesaid shall be made unless it shall appear from such certificate that a majority of the lawful electors voting at such election shall have voled in favor thereof.
Sec. 3. The money to be borrowed by authority of this act, shall be inyosted and expended in the building of a school house in said of proceeds district, and for no other purpose.
Sec. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
[ No. 242. ] AN ACT to vacate the Plat of the Village of Sharon, in the Coun
ty of Washienaw. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- Village plat lives of the State of Michigan, That ihe recorded plat of the vil- vacated.
lage of Sharon, situate in the county of Washtenaw, and lying upon the east half of the south east quarter of section twenty-nine, (29) in township three (3) south of range three (3) east, as the same is recorded in ihe office of the register of deeds of said county of Washtenaw, be and the same is hereby vacated, and the right, title and interest of, in, and to all streets, alleys and public squares in the plat hereby vacated, shall revert to and vest in the person or persons who are or were the lawful owner or owners of said plat, or any lot or lots thereof, on the day of the date hereos, and to his or their heirs forever; Provided, That if either of the said streets shall now be used in connection with, or as any portion of any public highway, the same shall be excepted from the operation of this act.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Approved April 2, 1849.
[ No. 243. ]. AN ACT to incorporate the village of Port Huron. Village of
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represenincorpora- tatives of the State of Michigan, That all that part of the township
of Port Huron, embraced within the following limits, to wit: com. mencing on the bank of the St. Clair river, one half mile below the mouth of Black river, thence west one half mile, thence north to the south line of the United States military reserve, thence east along said south line to the St. Clair river, and thence southerly along said St. Clair river and including all wharls and anchorage therein, to the place of beginning, be and the same is hereby constituted a town corporate, to be known by the name of the village of
Port Huron. Annual e Sec. 2. The electors of said village may meet at some convenient officers, place therein, on the first Monday of May next, and on the first
Monday of May in each year thereafter, and proceed to the elec. tion by a plurality of votes, of a president, recorder, six trustees, two assessors, a marshal and treasurer, who shall hold their offices respectively for the term of one year and until their successors are elected and qualified, and if an election shall not be held on the day