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materials to him shall not in the aggregate be entitled to re-
ceive larger sums than may be required from the principal
contractor under his contract with the subcontractor, nor shall
this act be construed to change in any way the contract which
may have been made between the principal contractor and the
subcontractor, except when such contract shall attempt to re-
lieve the principal contractor as against the demands of those
performing labor or furnishing materials to the subcontractor.

(327.) SEC. 3. Such bond shall be executed by such con-
tractor to the people of the State of Michigan in such amount
an( j w jth sucn sureties as shall be approved by the board of
officers or agents acting on behalf of the State, county, city,
village, township, or school district as aforesaid, and shall be
conditioned for the payment by such contractor to any sub-
contractor, or by any such contractor or subcontractor
as the same may become due and payable of all in-
debtedness which may arise from said contractor to a subcon-
tractor or party performing labor or furnishing materials, or
any subcontractor to any person, firm or corporation on ac-
count of any labor performed or materials furnished in the
erection, repairing or ornamentation of such building, im-
provement or works: Provided, however, That the principal
contractor shall not be required to make any payment to a sub-
contractor of sums due from the subcontractor to parties per-
forming labor or furnishing materials, except upon the receipt
or the written orders of such parties to pay the sums due
to them to subcontractors. Such bond shall be deposited with



Bond, to



Proviso.



GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS. 123

and % held by such board of officers or agents for the use of
any party interested therein.

(328.) SEC. 4. Such bond may be prosecuted and a re- Recovery to
covery had by any person, firm or corporation to whom any bond ad n
money shall be due and payable on account of having per-
formed any labor or furnished any materials in the erection,
repairing or ornamentation of any such building or works, in
the name of the people of this State for the use and benefit of
such person, firm or corporation : Provided, however, That proviso,
in the case of a suit for the benefit of a subcontractor, he shall
be required to allege and prove that he has paid to all parties
entitled thereto the full sums due to them for labor or ma-
terials contracted for by him : And provided further, That in Further
no case brought under the provisions of this act shall the P roviso -
people of this State be liable for costs.



An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities of the fourth class.
[Extract from Act 215, 1895, Chap. XXXII.]

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

(329.) 3338. SECTION 1. Each city incorporated under city to con-
this act shall constitute a single school district. Such school
district shall be a body corporate, by the name and style of

the "public schools of the city of " (naming the

city) and shall possess the usual powers of corporations
for public purposes; and in that name may sue and be sued,
and purchase, acquire, hold and dispose of such real and per-
sonal property as is authorized to be purchased, acquired or
disposed of by this chapter : Provided, That if in any village proviso, as to
re-incorporated as a city or any city re-incorporated under ^ i i n e c s ^ rate
and made subject to the provisions of this act, there shall be a villages.
school district extending beyond the city limits, or having a
special charter, then such school district shall not be governed
by the provisions of this chapter, but all the laws and regula-
tions now governing such district shall remain in full force
and effect the same as if such city or village had not been
re-incorporated.

Am. 1905, Act 106.

(330.) 3339. SEC. 2. The board of education of such Board of
public schools shall consist of six trustees, who shall be quali- of w C hom n t'o
fied electors of the school district, and the regular annual consist -
election of school trustees shall be held on the second Monday
of July of each year. At the first election held under this act
two trustees shall be elected for the term of one year, two
for the term of two years, and two for the term of three years



124 GENERAITSCHOOL LAWS.

from the second Monday of July of such year, and the term
for which each trustee is elected shall be designated on the
T3rm of ballot cast for him. Annually thereafter two trustees shall be
lce< elected for a term of three years from and after the se'cond

Monday of July of the year when elected and until their suc-
cessors are qualified and enter upon the duties of their offices.

Am. 1905, Act 231.



APPENDIX.



APPENDIX.



FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE SCHOOL LAWS.



(331.) FORM No. 1.

Notice by the clerk of the board of inspectors to a taxable inhabitant of a district of the time of

its formation.

[See Comp. Sees. No. 25, 26.]

To A B :

SIR The board of school inspectors of the township of have formed

a school district in said township to be known as District No and bounded

as follows: [Here insert the description.]

The first meeting of said district will be held at , on the .... day of

19 ..... at o'clock, . . . . M. , and you are instructed to notify every

legal voter of said district of the same, at least five days previous to said meeting, either
personally or by leaving a written notice at his place of residence. You will indorse
on this notice a return, showing each notification, with the date or dates thereof, and
deliver the same to the chairman of said meeting.

Dated this day of 19

(Signed.) C D ,

Clerk of the Board of School Inspectors.



(332)

FORM No. 2.

Notice of first meeting when made in writing to be left at the house of every legal voter.
'[See Comp. Sees. No. 25, 26, 40.]

ToC D :

SIR School district No of the township of having been formed

by the board of school inspectors, you, as a legal voter in said district, are hereby notified

tnat the first meeting thereof will be held at .on the. . . .day of

19...., at o'clock.... M.

Dated this day of 19. ...

(Signed.) A B

[The person appointed to give notice.]



128



GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS.



(333.)

FORM No. 3.

Endorsement upon the notice (Form No. 1) by Taxable Inhabitant.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 25, 26, 40.]

I, A .B , hereby return the within (or annexed) notice,

having notified the qualified voters of the district, as follows: j



NAMES.



DATE.



How NOTIFIED.



A B January 1, 1902 Personally.

C D January 1, 1902 Written notice.

E F January 2, 1902 Personally.

Dated this day of 19. .. .

(Signed.) A B

(334.)

FORM No. 4.

Notice by Township Clerk to Director, of Alteration in District.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 34.]

To the Director of School District No , Township of

SDR At a meeting of the board of school inspectors of the township of

held , 19 . . . . , the boundaries of school district No , township

of were altered hi such manner that the territory of said district now

includes the following:. [Here insert the description.]

Dated this day of 19

(Signed.) C D ,

Clerk of the Board of School Inspectors.

(335.)

FORM No. 5.

Notice of Meeting of Inspectors.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 31.]

NOTICE A meeting of the board of school inspectors of the township of

, will be held at , on the day of 19 , at

o'clock. . . .M., for the purpose of [here insert every object that is to be brought before
the meeting, and if for the purpose of changing boundaries of districts, state the altera-
tions proposed.]

Dated this day of 19

(Signed.) A B ,

Clerk of the Board of School Inspectors.



FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS. 129



(336.)

FORM No. 6.

Appointment of District Officers by School Inspectors.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 46, 125.]

The undersigned school inspectors of the township of , do hereby

appoint A B [director, moderator, or treasurer, as the case may

be] of school district No , in said township, the district board having failed to

appoint.

Dated this day of 19

C D ,

E F ,

U H ,

Board of School Inspectors.



(337.)

FORM No. 7.

Notice to Boards of School Inspectors requesting them to fix School Site.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 106.]

To the Township Clerk of Township:

You are hereby notified that the legally qualified voters resident in school district No.

, township of , county of , are unable to fix

a school site for said district and you are hereby requested to call a meeting of the board

of school inspectors of the township of for the purpose of fixing a site

for said school district.

(Signed.) A B ,

Director.



(338.)

FORM No. 8.

Certificate to be given to the Director of a School District, by the Board of School Inspectors

when they establish a Site.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 106.]

The inhabitants of school district No , township of , having

failed, at a legal meeting, to establish a site for a schoolhouse, the board of school inspect-
ors hereby certify that they have determined that the said site shall be as follows [here
insert description].

Given under our hands this day of , 19 ....

A.. B ,

C D ,

E.. F ,

Board of School Inspectors.
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130 GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS.

(339.)

FORM No. 9.

Notice to Board of School Inspectors of consent to consolidation of School Districts.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 32.]

To the Township Clerk of Township:

SIR At a meeting of the legally qualified voters of school district No ,

township of , held . . , 19 , the question of disbanding

the present organization of said district and uniting its territory with that of other school

districts was submitted resident taxpayers of the district were present. The

result of the vote was as follows: Number of votes in favor of disbanding the district. . . . ;

number of votes opposed to disbanding the district You are hereby notified that a

majority of the resident taxpayers of said school district No of the township of

has consented to the disbanding of said district and the consolidation

of its territory with other districts and you are hereby requested to call a meeting of the

board of school inspectors of '. township at the earliest possible date to

dispose of the territory and property of said school district No , township of

Dated this day of ,19

(Signed.) A B ,

Director.



(340.)

FORM No. 10.

Petition by resident taxpayers of the School District, giving consent to the disbanding of School
District and consolidation of territory.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 32.]

, Michigan, . . -i , 19 ....

To the Board of School Inspectors of Township, County of ,

State of Michigan:

The undersigned, resident taxpayers of school district No , in the township

of , do hereby give consent that the organization of said school district

No , township of , shall be dissolved and that the territory

of said school district No of the township of shall be divided

or consolidated with other school districts as in the judgment of the Board of School In-
spectors may be deemed best.
(Signatures.)



(341.)

FORM No. 11.

Bond to be given by the Chairman of the Board of School Inspectors.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 71.]

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS.' That WC, A B , the

chairman of the board of school inspectors of the township of county

of and State of Michigan, and C D and

E F [his sureties] are held and firmly bound unto the said

township, in the sum of [here insert the sum of double the amount to come into said chair-
man's handp, as nearly as the same can be ascertained] for the payment of which sum



FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS. 131

well and truly to be paid to the said township, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and
administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

The condition of this obligation is such tnat if A B , the

chairman of the board of school inspectors, shall faithfully appropriate all moneys that
may'come into his hands by virtue of his office, then this obligation shall be void; other-
wise, of full force and virtue.

Sealed with our seals, and dated this day of , 19. ...

A B ,[L. s.]

C D ,[L. s.]

E F ,[L. s.]

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of



I approve the within bond.

(Signed.) G H , Township Clerk.

Justification of Sureties in the foregoing Bond.

C D and E F , the sureties,

whose names are subscribed to the above bond, being duly sworn, each for himself, says
that he is a resident hi said township and is worth the sum specified in said bond v er
and above all his debts and liabilities, exclusive of property exempt from execution.

(Subscribed and sworn to.)



(342.)

FORM No. 12.

Notice of Annual Meeting.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 37, 39, 64.]

NOTICE The annual meeting of school district No of the township of

, for the election of school district officers and for the transaction of such other

business as may lawfully come before it, will be held at , on Monday, the

day of July, 19 , at o'clock M.

Dated this day of June, 19

(Signed.) A B. r

Director.



(343.)

FORM No. 13.

Request to be made by five Legal Voters of a District to the District Board for a Special Meeting.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 38.]

To the District Board of School District No (or to A B

one of the District Board):

The undersigned, legal voters of school district No of the township of

, request you, in pursuance of section 15 of chapter II of the general school

laws of 1897, to call a special meeting of said district, for the purpose of



Dated this day of , 19. ...

(Signed.) C D.

E F.

G H

I K

L,. , M,



132 GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS.

(344.)

FORM No. 14.

Notice of Special Meeting.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 38, 39.]

NOTICE A special meeting of the legal voters of school district No , in the

township of , called on the written request of five legal voters [or called

by the district board, as the case may be], will be held at , on the

day of ,19 , at o'clock .... M., for the purpose

of [here insert every object that is to be brought before the meeting.]

(Signed.) A B ,

Director.



(345.)

No. 15.



Appointment of District Officers by District Boards.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 46, 125, 195.]

The undersigned, members of the district board of school district No ............ ,

township of ................ , do hereby appoint A. ..... ..... . B ............ [di-

rector, moderator, or treasurer, as the case may be] of said district to fill the vacancy created
by the [removal, resignation or death, etc.] of C ............ D ............ , the late

incumbent.

Dated this ............ day of ............ . 19. ...

E ............ F ............

G.. . H..



(346.)

FORM No. 16.

Acceptance of office by District Officers, to be fikd with the Director.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 48, 125 143, 193.]

I do hereby accept the office of in school district No of

the township of

Dated this day of ,19

(Signed.) A B



(347.)

FORM No. 17.

Affidavit of District Officers to accompany acceptance.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 48.]
STATE OF MICHIGAN
COUNTY OF

, being duly sworn, says that he has been elected to the office

ui in school district No of the township of.

that he is a legally qualified voter in school meetings of said district, that his name appears



FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS. 133



on the assessment roll of township and of said district, and that he is

the owner in his own right of the property so assessed.

Subscribed and sworn to before me,

a , this day of

, A. D. 19. .



My commission expires



(348.)

FORM No. 18.

Treasurer's Bond.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 69, 194.]

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That we, A B treasurer

of school district No , township of , county of

and State of Michigan, C D and E F

[his sureties], are held firmly bound unto said district in the sum of

[here insert double the amount expected to come into the treasurer's hands] to be paid
to the said district; for the payment of which sum well and truly to be paid, we bind our-
selves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these
presents.

The condition of the above obligation is such that, if the said

treasurer as aforesaid, shall faithfully discharge the duties of his office as treasurer of said
school district, and shall well and truly pay over to the person or persons, entitled thereto,
upon the proper order therefor, all sums of money which shall come into his hands as
treasurer of said district, and shall, at the expiration of his term of office, pay over to his
successor in office all moneys remaining in his hands as treasurer aforesaid, and shall de-
liver to his successor all books and papers appertaining to his said office, when this obliga-
tion shall be void, otherwise of full force and virtue.

Sealed with our seals and dated this day of , 19 ....

A B ,[L. s.]

C D ,[L. s.]

E F ,[L. s.]

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of



We approve the within bond.

(Signed.) G H , Moderator.

J K , Director.

Justification of Sureties in the foregoing Bond.

C D , and E F ,...., the sureties, whose

names are subscribed to the above bond, being duly sworn, each for himself, says that he
is a resident in said district, and is worth the sum specified in said bond, over and above all
his debts and liabilities, exclusive of property exempt from execution.

(Subscribed and sworn to.)



134 GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS.

(349.)

FORM No. 19.

Order upon the Treasurer for Moneys to be disbursed by him, with Receipt attached.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 64, 69.]

Treasurer of School District No , Township of :

SIR Pay to the sum of 100 dollars out of

any moneys in your hands belonging to the [here insert name of fund on which order is
drawn, as " teachers' wages," building, etc.] fund, on account of [here state the object for
which the order was drawn].

Dated this day of ,19

A B ,

Director.
[Countersigned]

C D , Moderator.

Received of E F , treasurer of school district No

the amount specified hi the above order.

G.. . H..



(350.)

FORM No. 20.

Warrant upon Township Treasurer for moneys belonging to School District.
[See Comp. Sees. No. 64, 69 ; 89, 201.]

Treasurer of the Township of :

SIR Pay to A B , treasurer of school district No

in said township, the sum of 100 dollars, out of [here insert the partic-
ular fund], in your hands belonging to said district.

Dated at this ^ day of ,19

C D ,

[Countersigned] Director.

E F , Moderator.



(351.)

FORM No. 21.

Notice to Township Clerk of the establishment of school district library.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 135.]

To the Township Clerk of Township:

You are hereby notified that school district No of the township of

, at the annual meeting held on the day of , 19 . . . . ,

by a two-thirds vote, voted to establish a district library under the provisions of section
4757 of the Compiled Laws. You are hereby requested to apportion to said ^school dis-
trict its just proportion of any books now in the township library of

township according to the number of children in this district.

(Signed.) A B ,

Director.



FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS. 135

(352.) .

FORM No. 22.

Notice to Township Clerk of taxes voted by School District.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 43.]

To the Clerk of the Township of , County of :

You are hereby notified that at the (annual or special) meeting of legally qualified

voters of school district No , township of , the following

taxes were voted to be spread upon the property of the district for the ensuing year under
the provisions of section 4665 of the Compiled Laws of 1897 :

For school sites $

For building schoolhouse

For repairs

For necessary appendages

For library :

For indebtedness

For services of district officers .

For transportation of pupils



Total tax.



Said sums you will report to the supervisor to be assessed upon the taxable property of
said district in accordance with the provisions of law.

Dated at .this day of ,19

bA B , Director.
C D , Moderator.
E F , Treasurer.

(353.)

FORM No. 23.

Notice to Township Clerk of taxes voted by District Board under the provisions of section

4674, Compiled Laws 1897.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 52.]

To the Clerk of the Township of , County of :

You are hereby notified that the district board of school district No , town-
ship of , at a meeting of said board held on the day of

, 190 . . . . , estimated and voted taxes for teachers' wages, fuel incidental ex-
penses, and deficiencies, to be levied upon the property of said school district for the ensu-
ing year as follows:

Teachers' wages $

Fuel

Incidental expenses

Deficiencies

Flag and flag staff

Free textbooks. .



Total.



Said sums you will report to the supervisor to be assessed upon the taxable property
of said district hi accordance with the provisions of law.

Dated at ,'this day of , 19

A B , Director.

C D , Moderator.

E F , Treasurer.



136 GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS.

(354.)

FORM No. 24.

Warrant on the Township Treasurer for Library Moneys.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 132.]

To the Treasurer of the Township of , County of :

SIR Pay to , chairman of the board of school inspectors, the

sum of 100 dollars, from the library moneys in your hands or to come into

your hands, the same being for the support of the library of said township.

Dated this. . : day of ,19

A.. . B..

C D

E F

- 1 - 1 A >

Township Board of School Inspectors.

REMARK. In case district libraries are established in a township, the library moneys due such dis-
tricts are payable on the order of the district officer. (See form No. 11.)



(355.)

FORM No. 25.

Notice by the Township Treasurer to the Township Clerk of moneys to be Apportioned to

Districts.

See Comp. Sees. No. 89, 90.]

To the Clerk of the Township of , County of :

SIR I have now in my hands for apportionment to the several school districts of this

township the following moneys:

Primary school interest fund $

Library moneys received from county treasurer

One-mill tax

Surplus dog tax

District taxes

Special funds

Dated this day of ,19

A... B ,

Township Treasurer.



FORMS FOR PROCEEDINGS.



137



(356.)



FORM No. 26.



Notice by the Township Clerk to the Township Treasurer, of the Apportionment of Moneys

to Districts.

[See Comp. Sees. No. 80, 81.]

To the Treasurer of the Township of , County of :

SIR Herewith find a statement of the number of children of school age in each school
district of this township, entitled to draw public moneys, and the amount of moneys appor-
tioned to each of said districts:

.S

- o

Districts j! o 1

S 5

District No. 1 |$ $ $ $ $ $ $.

District No. 2, fr'l.

Total : ' $ $ $ $ $ $ $.

Dated this day of , 19 ....

A . B ,

Township Clerk.

(357.)

FORM No. 27.

Notice by Township Clerk to Directors, of Moneys belonging to the Districts.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 81.]
A B , Director, School District No , Township of . . . .

SIR The amount of school moneys apportioned to school district No town-
ship of is as follows:

Primary school interest fund $

Library moneys received^from county treasurer

One-mill tax

Surplus dog tax

District taxes

Special funds

Total $

Dated this day of ,19

A... B ,

Township Clerk.
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138



GENERAL SCHOOL LAWS.



(358.)



FORM No. 28.



Certificate by the Township Clerk to the supervisor, of district taxes to be assessed.

[See Comp. Sec. No. 79.]

Supervisor of tlie Township of , County of :

SIR I hereby certify that the following is a correct statement of moneys proposed to
be raised by taxation for school purposes in each of the several school districts of this
township, as the same appears from the reports of the district boards of the several districts
now on file in my office:



Districts.


For teachers'
wages.


For building
purposes.


w
I

a
2

1


S

tci

c a

IS

*8

r


TJ
i




J3
I


For apparatus.


For incidental
expenses.





Li


District No. 1


$


$


$. ....


$


$


s


$




S. . . .


$


District No 2 fr'l

























































































Which amounts you will assess upon the taxable property of each of said districts in
accordance with the provisions of law.

Dated this day of ,19

A D ,

Township Clerk.



(359.)

FORM No. 29.

Deed to school district.
[See Comp. Sec. No. 51.]

KNOW ALL .MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That A B

and C D his wife, of the

township of , county of

and State of , part. . . of the first part, for and in con-
sideration of the sum of 100 dollars, to paid by the district board

of school district No , of the township of , county of


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