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Session Laws, 1892
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454

LAWS OF MARYLAND.


Code of Public Local Laws of the State of Maryland,

Amend-

entitled " Carroll County," sub-title " Taneytown " be and

ment.

the same is hereby repealed and re-enacted so as to read as


follows :


SEC. 155. The said commissioners shall cause to be made

Levy

an assessment from time to time of all property real and

taxes.

personal, within the limits of said town, and shall levy a


tax upon all such property not to exceed in any one year


thirty cents on the one hundred dollars, as they may deem


necessary for the said corporate government expenses, and


said commissioners may borrow, to be used for corporate


purposes, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars, which


debt shall be cancelled as rapidly as the collection of taxes


succeeding said borrowing will permit, after paying all the


necessary expenses incident to the necessary and proper


government of the said town.


SEC. 2. And he it enacted, That the burgess and com-


missioners of Taneytown be and they are hereby authorized

Election.

and empowered to take the sense of the people of Taney-


town, in relation to the increase of the rate of taxation from


twenty to thirty cents, in the discretion of the said commis-


sioners, on the one hundred dollars, and the empowering of


the said commissioners with the authority to borrow a sum


of money, not exceeding five thousand dollars, as provided


for in this act, by submitting the question to the qualified


voters of said town, at an election to be held for that pur-


pose, under such regulations as the burgess and commis-


sioners may direct, at which all registered and qualified


voters residing within the corporate limits of said town


shall be entitled to vote, which election shall not be more


than ninety days after the passage of this act, and at such


election the qualified voters of said town are authorized to


cast a ballot " For the power to increase levy and to bor-


row not exceeding five thousand dollars;" or a ballot


" Against the power to increase levy and to borrow not


exceeding five thousand dollars ; " and the result of such


election shall be certified under the hand and seal of the


judges of said election, to the said burgess and commis-


sioners of Taneytown, who shall cause such certificate to be


recorded among the ordinances of said town, and if the


majority of the votes cast be for the authority to increase


the rate of taxation, and to borrow a sum of money not


exceeding five thousand dollars, the said commissioners


shall be forthwith authorized and empowered to exercise


the authority vested in them by the provisions of this act,


provided however that in case the majority of the votes


as aforesaid of said town shall decide " Against the power



 
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