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Amending The City Charter

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The amendments to the charter of he city of Anu Arbor passed the senate last Wednesday forenoon, and the ïouse in the afternoon. ïhe amendments so change the charter that the city taxes will now be collected beween July, 15 and August 15, and ihe remainder of the taxes in DecemDer and January, as has previously eeu the case. City taxes unpaid on August 15 will be carried over into the December roll, with an addition of flve per cent, which goes to the city. The bouudaries of the city have been extended so as to take in the water works reservoir, the Grand View addition, part of the Eber White farm, taking in twelve rods deep on the Dexter and Jackson roads, and taking in school girls glen on the east. The íuldition brings in twenty-iive or thirty families. The difference between the town. ship the city as to what territory should be taken in was compromised. Mayor Thompson, President Watts, Aldermen Manly and Prettyman, City Attorney Norris, andCity Clerk Millei represeuted the city at Lansing, and with the help of llepresentative Kline got the charter thxough in quick order. The township was represented b Supervisor Charles Braun, Fred B Braun and Chauncey Orcutt.


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