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Whereas, the members of the Town Council of the Town of Hardin, Montana did, at its regular meeting held on May 1, 1917, by minute entry, appoint a committee to take the census enumeration of the Town of Hardin, Montana, for the purpose of determining whether or not there were population enough to permit its advancement into a City of the Third Class;
And whereas, said appointed committee, on the 14th day of May, 1917, properly took and recorded the census of the said Town of Hardin, and therefrom determined that the population thereof was one thousand and fifty-one people; and thereafter duly reported their results of their efforts to the said Town Council and filed with the Clerk thereof a true copy of such report;
Therefore, Be It Resolved By The Town Council of the Town of Hardin, Montana:
Section 1. That it appears from the enumeration of the Town of Hardin, Montana, duly and properly taken on the 14th day of May, 1917, by virtue of authority granted by the said Town Council, that the Town of Hardin has a population of not less than one thousand and fifty-one people by actual count as determined from the filed report of the authorized census.
Section 2. That inasmuch as the Statutes of the State of Montana provide that when a municipality shall have a population of less than five thousand and more than one thousand people, such town shall, by proper procedure, be classified as a City of the Third Class. The Town of Hardin, Big Horn County, Montana, is hereby declared advanced to the status of a City of the Third Class and duly entitled to all the rights and privileges as such in accordance with Statutes of the State of Montana, with amendments, pertaining thereto 1 .
Section 3. That a certified copy of this Resolution be filed in the office of the County Clerk and Recorder of Big Horn County, Montana, and likewise a certified copy thereof be filed in the office of the Secretary of State of Montana, at Helena, Montana.
This Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.
Passed and approved this 6th day of June, 1917.
Attest:F.M. Lipp, Clerk Approved:A.L. Mitchell, Mayor
1. M.C.A. 7-4-1411.