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Sec. 6. Status of schedule chapter.

The purpose of this schedule chapter is to inaugurate the government of the City of Midland under this charter and it shall constitute a part of this charter only to the extent and for the time required to accomplish that end.

Resolution of Adoption

At a meeting of the Charter Commission of the City of Midland held on the 29th day of August, 1944, the following resolution was offered by Commissioner Nicholas:

Resolved that the Charter Commission of the City of Midland does hereby adopt the foregoing proposed charter of the City of Midland, and the Clerk of this Commission is directed to transmit a copy thereof to the Governor of the State of Michigan for his approval in accordance with state law.

The resolution was seconded by Commissioner Thompson and adopted by the following vote:

Yeas: Commissioners Baker, Hunter, Groening, Nicholas, Robertson, Thompson, Towsley, Winston, and Bandeen, chairman.

Nays: None.

The chairman declared the foregoing resolution carried unanimously and requested the members of the Charter Commission to authenticate said resolution and also the copy of the charter to be presented to the Governor and filed with the City Clerk by attesting their names thereto in the following manner:

Attested by Commissioners:

WILLIAM J. BAKER WILLIAM A. GROENING RALPH M. HUNTER REV. V. V. NICHOLAS KARL B. ROBERTSON FRANK F. THOMPSON WILBUR D. TOWSLEY ARTHUR W. WINSTON ORREN I. BANDEEN, Chairman

All of the Commissioners having attested as to said resolution as above and also having attested the copy to be signed by the Governor, the meeting adjourned subject to the call of the chairman.

STATE OF MICHIGAN :

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COUNTY OF MIDLAND :

Anna E. Coons, Clerk of the Charter Commission of the City of Midland, being duly sworn says that at an election duly called and held in the City of Midland on the 3rd day of April, 1944, the following named persons were duly elected as a Charter Commission to frame a revised charter for the City of Midland, namely:

William J. Baker, Orren I. Bandeen, Chairman, Ralph M. Hunter, William A. Groening, Rev. V. V. Nicholas, Karl B. Robertson, Frank F. Thompson, Wilbur D. Towsley, Arthur W. Winston,

and that the annexed and foregoing charter, duly framed and, by the foregoing resolution, adopted by said Charter Commission, is a true and correct copy thereof, and that the said Charter Commission directed that said charter be presented to the electors of the City of Midland in accordance with the requirements of the laws of the State of Michigan which provide therefor.

ANNA E. COONS, Clerk of the Charter Commission of the City of Midland

Dated: August 30, 1944

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30th day of August, 1944.

ARTHUR SEGERLUND Notary Public, Midland County, Mich. My commission expires Jan. 24, 1947.

I do hereby approve the above and foregoing charter of the City of Midland. Dated: September 6, 1944.

HARRY F. KELLY Governor of the State of Michigan.

I. ANNA E. COONS, City Clerk of the City of Midland. Michigan, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the revised charter of the City of Midland, duly adopted at an election held November 7th, 1944, in the City of Midland.

I further certify that the vote upon the proposition to adopt said revised charter was as follows:

YES--3,516

NO--1,189

I further certify that the vote was canvassed and approved by the Council of the City of Midland on November 10, 1944.

I further certify that two copies of this charter were filed with the County Clerk of Midland County and a like number with the Secretary of State of Michigan on November 21, 1944.

ANNA E. COONS, City Clerk.

January 5, 1945

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