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MILLEN STREET IMPROVEMENTS.

No. 15, SECOND SESSION.

An Act to amend the Charter of the City of Millen, in Jenkins County, approved August 20, 1906, Acts of 1906, pages 868 to 894, inclusive, and Acts amendatory thereof, so as to empower the Mayor and Council to require any street, lane, alley, or sidewalk in the City of Millen to be paved with such material and in such manner and at such time as they may determine by ordinance or resolution, and to provide for the payment of one third of the expense of such paving by the City of Millen and the other two thirds by the abutting property owners, in just proportion to the frontage of said property, and the notice to be given abutting or fronting property owners, and the manner of collecting the a mount assessed against them; to empower the Mayor and Council in their discretion, upon being petitioned by three fourths of the abutting property owners on a ny particular street or portion of a street in said City, to grade, pave, macadamize, or otherwise improve the streets or sidewalks abutting their respective properties, to have such improvements made without further notice, and in their discretion assess the abutting property owners either the entire costs of such paving or other improvements or two thirds of the same; to authorize the City of Millen to issue bonds for the purpose of paving the streets and sidewalks of said City, or to pay its proportionate share of the costs of paving any street or streets or sidewalks of said City, when authorized by a vote of two thirds of the qualified voters of said City at any election to be held for that purpose, and for other purposes.

Sec. 1. Be it, and it is, hereby enacted by the general Assembly of the State of Georgia, that the Mayor and Council of the City of Millen, a municipal corporation in corporated by an Act of the General Assembly of

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Georgia, August 20, 1906, shall have full and complete power and authority by a majority vote at a regular or called meeting to require any street, alley, lane, sidewalk, or street crossing to be paved, in such manner and with such material and at such time as they may determine by resolution or ordinance. One third of the expense of paving streets shall be borne by the City, and the other two thirds by the abutting property owners in just pro- pense assessportion to the frontage of said property. The entire expense of paving sidewalks, lanes, and alleys shall be borne by the abutting property owners in just proportion to the frontage of said property thereon. Whenever the Mayor and Council shall determine to pave any street, sidewalk, lane, or alley in said City, they shall require the City Clerk to notify in writing all persons owning Notice. property abutting or fronting thereon, of such intention, together with a statement of the amount assessed against said property therefor; and the City shall at once proceed to do said paving or cause it to be done, and when the same is completed it shall be the duty of said property Time for owners to pay into the Treasury of the City, within payment. twenty days after said work is completed, the amount so assessed against their property. And in case any property owner shall fail or refuse to do so, the City Clerk is authorized and empowered to issue instanter an execution against Execution said owner and against said property, which shall be a Lien. lien on said property superior to all other liens, except Levy and liens for taxes, and said execution shall be levied on said sale. property by thy Chief of Police or Marshall of the City, and the same advertised and sold at public auction in conformity to the law of this State governing the sales of property under judgment and execution by thy sheriffs. Said Chief of Police or Marshal shall make to the purchaser a good and valid deed thereto, conveying title as Title. fully and complete as sheriffs of this State are authorized to do at public sales under judgment and execution. The City of Millen shall have full right to bid on and purchase said property at said sale should the Mayor and Council choose tc offer the highest bid therefor; where

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upon said deed shall be made to said City. Said Chief of Police or Marshall is authorized and empowered to proceed at once to dispossess said owner and put the purchaser at said sale in possession.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that the Mayor and Council of the City of Millen may in their discretion, upon being petitioned by three fourths of the abutting property owners on any particular street or portion of a street in said City, for said Mayor and Council to either grade, pave, macadamize or otherwise improve the sidewalks abutting their respective properties, or upon a like petition for said Mayor and Council to grade, pave, macadamize, or otherwise improve the street or road-bed proper, have said work done without further notice, and may in their discretion assess the abutting property owners either the entire costs of such imof entire cost. provements or two thirds costs of the same, which said work, when done under this Section, shall in other respects be governed by the powers, authority, and law given in Section One of this Act.

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Sec. 3. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that the Mayor and Council of the City of Millen may issue bonds for the purpose of paving the street and sidewalks of said City, or for the purpose of paying its proportionate share of the costs of paving any streets or streets or sidewalks, when authorized by a vote of two thirds of the qualified voters of said City at an election to be held for that purpose. Such election shall be called and held, and such bonds shall be issued in conformity with the general law governing the holding of election for and issuing of bonds by municipalities in this State.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, that all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved April 2, 1926.

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MILLEN STREET IMPROVEMENTS.

No. 23, SECOND SESSION.

An Act to amend the charter of the City of Millen, in Jenkins County, approved August 20th, 1906, Acts of 1906, pages 868 to 894, inclusive, and Acts amendatory thereof, so as to empower the Mayor and Council to require any street, lane, alley, or sidewalk in the City of Millen to be paved with such material and in such manner and at such time as they may determine by ordinance or resolution, and to provide for the payment of one third of the expense of such paving by the City of Millen and the other two thirds by the abutting property owners, in just proportion to the frontage of said property, and the notice to be given abutting or fronting property owners, and the manner of collecting the amount assessed against them; to empower the Mayor and Council, in their discretion, upon being petitioned by three fourths of the abutting property owners on any particular street or portion of a street in said City, to grade, pave, macadamize, or otherwise improve the streets or sidewalks abutting their respective properties, to have such improvements made without further notice, and in their discretion assess the abutting property owners either the entire cost of such paving or other improvements or two thirds of the same; to authorize the City of Millen to issue bonds for the purpose of paving the streets and sidewalks of said City, or to pay its proportionate share of the costs of paving any street or streets or sidewalks of said City, when authorized by a vote of two thirds of the qualified voters of said City at any election to be held for that purpose, and for other purposes.

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Section 1. Be it, and it is, hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, that the Mayor conferred. and Council of the City of Millen, a municipal corpora

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tion incorporated by an Act of the General Assembly of Georgia, August 20th, 1906, shall have full and complete power and authority by a majority vote at a regular or called meeting to require any street, alley, lane, sidewalk, or street crossing to be paved, in such manner, and with such material, and at such time as they may determine by resolution or ordinance. One third of the expense of paving streets shall be borne by the City, and the other two thirds by the abutting property owners in just proportion to the frontage of said property. The entire expense of paving sidewalks, lanes, and alleys shall be borne by the abutting property owners in just proportion to the frontage of said property thereon. Whenever the Mayor and Council shall determine to pave any street, sidewalk, lane, or alley in said City, they shall require the city clerk to notify in writing all persons owning property abutting or fronting thereon, of such intention, together with a statement of the amount assessed against said property therefor; and the City shall at once proceed to do said paving or cause it to be done; and when the same is completed, it shall be the duty of said property owners to pay into the treasury of the city, within twenty days after said work is completed, the amount so assessed against their property. And in case any property owner shall fail or refuse to do so, the city clerk is authorized and empowered to issue instanter an execution against said owner and against said property, which shall be a lien of said property superior to all other liens, except liens for taxes, and said execution shall be levied on said property by the chief of police or marshal of the city, and the same advertised and sold at public auction in conformity to the law of this State governing the sales of property under judgment and execution by the sheriffs. Said chief of police or marshal shall make to the purchaser a good and valid deed thereto, conveying title as fully and complete as sheriffs of this State are authorized to do at public sales under judgment and execution. The City of Millen shall have full right to bid on and pur

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