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Session Laws, 1922
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and paid over according to law, provided that the said Mayor
and Common Council may deduct from the said sum all
amounts that shall appear to them as uncollectible, and said
treasurer shall be paid a salary of $100 per annum. The taxes
so levied shall be due as soon as levied and shall be in arrears
on the first day of October succeeding their levy; and shall
bear interest at six per cent, therefrom, and it shall be the
duty of the Mayor and Common Council to direct and order

the treasurer to enforce the payment of all taxes except such
as shall be uncollectible.

31. The treasurer immediately upon receiving the assess-
ment and rate of taxes shall give notice, posted in not less
than three public places in the town and by two weekly inser-
tions in at least one or not more than two town or county
newspapers, as the Mayor shall designate, of the time and
place where he will collect and receive the same; and after he
has given the notice as directed by this section then, as to all
those who fail to pay their taxes on or before the same are in
arrears as prescribed in this Act, it shall only be necessary for
him, after obtaining an order from the Mayor and Common
Council so authorizing him, to sell real or personal property
for the payment of any taxes then remaining due and unpaid,
it being the intent and meaning of this section to require all
persons, body politic and corporate, owing taxes to the town
to pay the same to the treasurer at such place and time as he
may designate in said town.

32. Upon receiving an order from the Mayor and Common
Council to enforce the payment of unpaid taxes, he shall pro-
ceed with the sale of same as provided by law.

33. The Mayor and the Common Council of Capitol Heights
may purchase and hold any property, real, personal or mixed,
for the town purposes, and dispose of the same for the benefit
of said town, and may erect suitable buildings for municipal
purposes, the cost of any one building not to exceed five thou-
sand dollars.

34. And the Mayor and Common Council shall deliver to
the purchaser at any tax sale as heretofore provided for the
collection of taxes, a certificate of purchase of the real prop-
erty so sold, and the said certificate and the deed executed as
herein provided shall convey to the purchaser the absolute and
fee simple title to the said property and shall be presumptive
evidence that all the requirements of the law have been com-


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