CHARTER OF
VILLAGE OF BINGHAM FARMS, MICHIGAN
Section
   Chapter I
   Boundaries and ward
   1.   Sue, contract
   2.   Express powers
   3.   Powers denied
   1.   Village council
   2.   Powers of council
   3.   Qualifications for office
   3-A.   Defaulters; oath of office
   4.   President; term
   5.   Trustees; terms
   6.   Meetings
   7.   Quorum; vote required
   8.   Duties of president; village marshal; appointed officers; president pro tem
   9.   Election of president pro tem
   10.   Compensation of officers
   11.   Absences
   12.   Advisory committees; holding multiple offices
   13.   Clerk, treasurer, assessor, election and term
   14.   Clerk; powers and duties
   15.   Establishing additional officers
   16.   Treasurer; duties
   17.   Assessor; duties
   18.   Village officers; powers and duties
   19.   Officers; holding over
   20.   Vacancy of office
   21.   Officers; acceptance of gifts
   22.   Notice of election
   23.   Oath of office; form
   24.   Appointments; deferral
   25.   Vacancies
   26.   Board of health
   27.   Public peace; health and safety
   1.   Single ward; registration
   2.   Nomination of candidates
   3.   Nominating petition form; signing; non-partisan
   4.   Nominating petition; filing
   5.   Approval by clerk
   6.   Notice nominee; acceptance
   7.   Petitions; open for inspection
   8.   Village election
   9.   Special elections
   10.   Notice of elections
   11.   Non-partisan form; write-in votes
   12.   Form of ballots
   13.   Preparation of ballot
   14.   Counting vote
   15.   Recounts
   16.   Canvass of vote
   17.   False oath; election matters
   18.   Village electors
   19.   Polls; when open
   20.   Election supplies
   21.   State election laws
   22.   Inspectors and clerks
   23.   Inspectors, removal and vacancy
   24.   Elections; tie votes
   25.   Informality not to invalidate
   1.   Recall
   1.   Enacting clause
   2.   Amendments
   3.   Recording; publication
   4.   Effective date
   5.   Violations; penalties
   6.   Prosecutions; time limit
   7.   Ordinances; citation of
   8.   Judicial limit
   9.   Proof of ordinance
   1.   Initiative petition
   2.   Filing with clerk
   3.   Examination for compliance
   4.   Notice of insufficiency; additional signatures
   5.   Certification to council
   6.   Action by council
   7.   Referendum petition
   8.   Referendum by council action
   9.   Inconsistent provisions in ordinances; vote
   10.   Proposed ordinances submitted to voters
   11.   Ballot proposition
   12.   Ordinances adopted by electors; amendment or repeal
   13.   Petitions; stale signatures
   1.   Building specifications; cost
   2.   Construction by village employees
   3.   Plans and specifications; approval
   4.   Council; conflict of interest
   1.   Fiscal year
   2.   Treasurer's duties
   3.   Funds, withdrawal; issuance of warrants
   4.   Tax collection
   5.   Fees
   6.   Funds; establishment
   7.   Annual financial report
   8.   Budget, preparation
   9.   Annual appropriation resolution
   10.   Surplus fund
   11.   Special assessment bonds
   1.   Assessment roll, preparation
   2.   Subjects of taxation
   3.   Board of review; meetings
   4.   Board of review; duties
   5.   Notice of meeting
   6.   Roll; endorsement
   7.   Tax levy
   8.   Authority to levy
   9.   Tax increases; limits
   10.   Certificate of levy to assessor
   11.   Preparation of tax roll
   12.   President; tax warrant
   13.   Taxes; when due
   14.   Lien of tax
   15.   Unpaid taxes; return of
   16.   Treasurer's certification for unpaid taxes
   17.   Certifying taxes to treasurer
   18.   Tax anticipation notes
   19.   Tax not to be levied for cemetery
   1.   Control of council
   2.   Council powers
   3.   Financing street construction; special assessments
   4.   Establishing grade of streets and sidewalks
   5.   Sidewalk construction
   1.   Public utilities; franchises: vote required
   2.   Irrevocable franchises; vote
   3.   Franchises; time limit
   4.   Exclusive franchise prohibited
   5.   Streets; permit
   6.   Franchise ordinances; acceptance
   7.   Conditions to grant
   1.   Village planning commission
   1.   Lighting, water service, vote required
   2.   Sewers, drains, special assessments
   Interim legislation
   1.   Definitions
   2.   Official time
   3.   Construction and interpretation; joint authority
   4.   Construction and interpretation
   5.   Severability
   6.   Records
   7.   Audit of books
   8.   Publication; proof
   9.   Claims against village
   10.   Village seal
   11.   Offenses; penalty
   12.   Amendments to Charter
   1.   Submission to electors
   2.   Publication
   3.   Nomination; time to nominate
   4.   Election district
   5.   Ballots; form
   6.   Polls; time
   7.   Registration of electors
   8.   Canvassing board
   9.   Charter approved at election; copies; certification; filing