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AGO 1950 No. 240 >  March 22, 1950
TOWNSHIPS - TAXATION - LEVY LIMITATIONS - EXCESS OF, FOR BOND RETIREMENT - ELECTION PROCEDURE FOR EXCESS OF - BONDS - VOTER REQUISITE TO AUTHORIZE
TOWNSHIPS ‑- TAXATION ‑- LEVY LIMITATIONS ‑- EXCESS OF, FOR BOND RETIREMENT ‑- ELECTION PROCEDURE FOR EXCESS OF ‑- BONDS ‑- VOTER REQUISITE TO AUTHORIZE

(1) Township electorate may authorize tax levy in excess of 40 mill aggregate limitation, but not in excess of specific limitation, where purpose is retirement of bonds for capital improvements.(2) Election at town meeting is proper method for authorization of tax levy in excess of 40 mill limitation.(3) Two-thirds majority vote of electorate necessary to authorize issuance of township bonds.

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