The Michigan Engineer, Volumes 30-32

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1909
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Page 110 - SEC. 20. The legislature shall provide by a general law for the incorporation of cities, and by a general law for the incorporation of villages; such general laws shall limit their rate of taxation for municipal purposes, and restrict their powers of borrowing money and contracting debts.
Page 110 - Subject to the provisions of this constitution, any city or village may acquire, own and operate, either within or without its corporate limits, public utilities for supplying water, light, heat, power and transportation to the municipality and the inhabitants thereof...
Page 40 - State treasury annually the sum of seven thousand five hundred dollars to carry out the provisions of this act. The Auditor General shall add to and incorporate in the State tax for the year nineteen hundred...
Page 47 - No sewage, drainage, refuse or polluting matter, of such kind and amount as either by itself or in connection with other matter will corrupt or impair the quality of the water...
Page 47 - ... punishable by a fine of not more than fifty dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than three months. This section shall apply to vessels of the United States engaged in the foreign trade and to foreign vessels.
Page 42 - ... to impair the interests of the public or of persons lawfully using them or to imperil the public health. It may make rules and regulations to prevent the pollution and to secure the sanitary protection, of all such waters as are used as sources of water supply.
Page 110 - ... through its regularly constituted authority, to pass all laws and ordinances relating to its municipal concerns, subject to the constitution and general laws of this state.
Page 40 - It shall be the duty of any person acting as such medical inspector after the completion of any investigation to immediately report in writing to the State Board of Health, upon such forms and in such manner as may be prescribed, a complete account of the essential facts disclosed by the investigation, together with the recommendations made and the work done to better safe-guard the public health, compensation.
Page 143 - ... carts, these fetid streams of subterranean slime which the pavement hides from you, do you know what all this is ? It is the flowering meadow, it is the green grass, it is marjoram and thyme and sage, it is game, it is cattle, it is the satisfied low of huge oxen at evening, it is perfumed hay, it is golden corn, it is bread on your table, it is warm blood in your veins, it is health, it is joy, it is life.
Page 29 - State board of health is hereby given supervisory and visitorial power and control as limited in this act over all corporations both municipal and private, partnerships and individuals engaged in furnishing water to the public for household or drinking purposes, and over the plants and systems owned or operated by such municipal or private corporations, partnerships or individuals. The word "corporation...

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