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 Resolutions Amending Sections 78-20 through 78-27, Article III of the Garrett Park Town Charter

ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL

78-1. Corporate name.
78-2. Definitions.
78-3. General powers.
78-4. Corporate limits.

ARTICLE II. THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL

78-5. Number of council members; selection; term.
78-6. Qualifications of mayor and council members.
78-7. Salary of council members.
78-8. Meetings of council.
78-9. Council to be judge of qualifications of its members.
78-10. Presiding officer of council.
78-11. Quorum.
78-12. Rules and order of business; journal.
78-13. Vacancies in council or office of mayor.
78-14. Publication, effective date and filing of ordinances.
78-15. Referendum.
78-16. Powers and duties of mayor.
78-17. Powers of council enumerated.
78-18. Exercise of powers.
78-19. Enforcement of ordinances.

ARTICLE III. REGISTRATION, NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS

78-20. Qualifications of voters.
78-21. Judges of elections.
78-22. Registration.
78-23. Nominations.
78-24. Election of mayor and councilmen.
78-25. Conduct of elections generally.
78-26. Vote count.
78-27. Preservation of ballots.
78-28. Regulation and control by council.

ARTICLE IV. FINANCE

78-29. Clerk-treasurer -- Generally.
78-30. Same -- Powers and duties.
78-31. Fiscal year.
78-32. Budget.
78-33. Appropriations.
78-34. Overexpenditures forbidden.
78-35. Appropriations lapse after one year.
78-36. Checks.
78-37. Taxable property.
78-38. Budget authorizes levy.
78-39. Notice of tax levy.
78-40. When taxes are overdue.
78-41. Sale of tax-delinquent property.
78-42. Fees.
78-43. Audit.
78-44. Tax anticipation borrowing.
78-45. Payment of indebtedness.
78-46. Referendum required for bond issues.

ARTICLE V. PERSONNEL

78-47. Clerk to council.
78-48. Town attorney.
78-49. Authority to employ personnel.

ARTICLE VI. PUBLIC WAYS AND SIDEWALKS

78-50. Definition.
78-51. Control of public ways.
78-52. Powers of town.
78-53. Powers of town as to sidewalks.

ARTICLE VII. WATER AND SEWERS

78-54. Powers of town.
78-55. Placing structures in public ways.
78-56. Obstructions.
78-57. Entering on county public ways.
78-58. Connections.
78-59. Private systems.

ARTICLE VIII. SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS

78-60. Power of town to levy special assessments.
78-61. Procedure.

ARTICLE IX. TOWN PROPERTY

78-62. Acquisition, possession, and disposal.
78-63. Condemnation.
78-64. Town buildings.
78-65. Protection of town property.

ARTICLE X. GENERAL PROVISIONS

78-66. Oath of office.
78-67. Official bonds.
78-68. Prior rights and obligations.
78-69. Misdemeanors.
78-70. Gender.
78-71. Effect of Charter on existing ordinances.
78-72. Separability.

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