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The Town of Fairmont shall continue to be a body politic and corporate under the name and style of the "Town of Fairmont," and shall continue to be vested with all property and rights which now belong to the town; shall have perpetual succession; may have a common seal and alter and renew the same at pleasure; may sue and be sued; may contract, may acquire and hold all such property, real and personal, as may be devised, bequeathed, sold or in any manner conveyed or dedicated to it, or otherwise acquired by it, and may from time to time hold or invest, sell, or dispose of the same; and shall have and may exercise in conformity with this charter all municipal powers, functions, rights, privileges, and immunities of every name and nature.
The town charter, being section 1 of Acts 1973, chapter 288 is printed herein as enacted.
The printing style, however, has been made consistent with that of the Fairmont Municipal Code. Other changes are encased in brackets [ ]. Immediately following the last section of the charter is an editor's note in which is printed to [sic, the] title, etc., of chapter 288, the "introductory language" in section 1 of chapter 288 and the "remainder" (being "legal status" sections) of chapter 288.