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MODERN MUNICIPAL

CHARTERS

AND THE

ORGANIZATION OF CITIES ON COMMISSION, CITY MANAGER AND

FEDERAL PLANS

A COMMENTARY ON THE HOME RULE LAWS OF ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA,

COLORADO, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI,

OHIO, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, TEXAS,

AND WASHINGTON

INCLUDING AS MODELS THE COMPLETE CHARTERS OF DAYTON,

DES MOINES, GALVESTON, GRAND RAPIDS,

HOUSTON AND ST. LOUIS

Ву
WILLIAM K. CLUTE
GRAND RAPIDS BAR

TWO VOLUMES
VOLUME TWO

DETROIT
FRED S. DRAKE

1920

Wahr.
Pol. Seunce

COPYRIGHTED, 1920
By WILLIAM K. CLUTE

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the governor, to proceed within thirty days after the election, and sooner if the returns be all received, to canrass the votes given for each measure; and the governor shall forthwith issue his proclamation, giving the whole number of votes cast in the state for and against each measure and question and declaring such measures as are approved by majority of those voting thereon to be in full force and effect as the law of the state of Oregon from the date of said proclamation; provided, that if two or more measures shall be approved at said election which are known to conflict with each other, or to contain conflicting provisions he shall also proclaim which is paramount in accordance with the provisions of section 3177.20

Procedure in cities and towns. (Sec. 3480.) In all cities and towns which have not or may not provide by ordinance or charter for the manner of exercising the initiative and referendum powers reserved by the constitution to the people thereof, as to their municipal legislation, the duties required of the secretary of state by this act, as to state legislation, shall be performed as to such municipal legislation by the city auditor, clerk or recorder, as the case may be; the duties required of the governor shall be performed by the mayor as to such municipal legislation, and the duties required by this act of the attorney general shall be performed by the city attorney as to such municipal legislation. The provisions of this act shall apply in every city and town in all matters concerning the operation of the initiative and referendum in its municipal legislation, on which such city or town has not made or does not make conflicting provisions. The printing and binding of measures and arguments in municipal legislation shall be paid for by the city in like manner as payment is provided for by the state as to state legislation by section 3478, and said printing shall

20. L. 0. 1907, c. 226, p. 398, $ 9, L. O. L. 1910, Sec. 3479.

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