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Clerical errors.

Such proceedings heretofore commenced under said act shall
not be invalidated either in whole or in part hereby, but may
be completed under the provisions hereof.
Added 1917, Act 125.

(460) SEC. 77. After the county road commissioners shall have made their apportionment of benefits, and held a review of the same, whether an appeal has been taken there. from or not, but in case of appeal, then after such appeal shall have been decided, and it shall appear that any parcel of land has been omitted by clerical error within the boundaries of the district finally established, or that parcels of land have been misdescribed, or the acreage stated to be more or less than it really is or that the amount appearing on the roll as assessed against any parcel of land is erroneous because of a clerical error, the county road commissioners, or the state highway commissioner, as the case may be, may correct such errors in the manner herein provided.

Added Id. ; Am. 1919, Act 107.
Notice of. (461) SEC. 78. The county road commissioners, or the

state highway commissioner, on discovering any of the afore-
said errors, may make their order reciting the particular er-
rors, or that there appears to be error in the designated
descriptions, and give notice of the review and correction
thereof in any road district affected in the same manner as is
required for the review of the apportionment of benefits in
the first instance, except that the county at large or town-
ships at large need not be notified. The meeting of the county
road commissioners or of the state highway commissioner to
review and correct such errors shall be held at some place in
the road district to be affected.
Added 1917, Act 125.

(462) SEC. 79. At such meeting, the county road com

missioners, or the state highway commissioner, shall correct Adjournment. the errors aforesaid. Such meeting may be adjourned from

time to time, public announcement of such adjournment being Lands omitted made in each case. Where lands within the boundaries of through

the assessment district as established have been omitted by clerical mistake from the apportionment of benefits, or from the special assessment roll, they may be added thereto, and

shall be assessed their proportionate share of the cost of the Erroneous improvement. Where lands have been erroneously described, description,

they shall be correctly described as near as may be. Where the acreage of any parcel is erroneously stated to be more or less than it really is, such acreage shall be correctly stated as near as may be. Where the apportionment of benefits has already been determined by the state highway commissioner, or by the appellate boards, upon an acreage basis, the tax or apportionment upon any parcel where the acreage

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was wrong in the first instance shall be increased or reduced
as the case may be, proportionate to the increase or decrease
of the acreage of that parcel. Where any parcel of land is
charged on the roll with an assessment that is improper be-
cause of some clerical error, such assessment shall be cor-
rected.
Added Id. ; Am. 1919, Act 107.

(463) Sec. 80. If a parcel of land shall have been erron- Crediting eously assessed too high by reason of a mistake in the acreage taxation. of the parcel, and one or more years' tax shall have been paid thereon, the board of county road commissioners or the state highway commissioner, as the case may be, in their next assessment roll after the hearing herein provided, shall credit such parcel with the excessive tax theretofore paid or charged to it, and thereafter shall place the same upon the

Imposing adassessment roll as equalized under this act. If a parcel of ditional tax. land theretofore bas been assessed too low by reason of a mistake of the acreage of such parcel, the board of county road commissioners or the state highway commissioner, as the case may be, in the aforesaid next roll, shall charge such parcel with the additional tax which said parcel did not pay or was not charged with on prior rolls by reason of the mistake aforesaid, and thereafter shall place such parcel upon the assessment roll as equalized under this act. If any parcel of of omitted

Adding to roll land has been erroneously omitted from the apportionment land. of benefits of the tax roll, the board of county road commissioners or the state highway commissioner, as the case may be, in their next assessment roll shall add such parcel to the roll and charge the same with all taxes theretofore omitted, as well as the tax it should regularly bear on that roll, and thereafter shall place the same upon the assessment roll as equalized under this act. It shall be assessed its just proportion of the cost of the same. Where the tax upon any parcel of improper tax.

Correction of land as shown by the roll is improper because of some clerical error the same shall be corrected, and the county road commissioners or the state highway commissioner, as the case may be, in their next assessment roll shall charge such parcel with the tax found to have been omitted, or credit said parcel with the amount of tax theretofore charged in excess of what it should have been; and thereafter they shall place said parcel upon the assessment roll as equalized under this act.

Am. Id.

(464) Sec. 81. The county road commissioners or the Apportion

ment changed state highway commissioner, as the case may be, shall have for errors. no power to change the apportionment or tax upon any parcels of land except for the errors as in this act provided, or has been provided in said act number fifty-nine of the public acts of nineteen hundred fifteen.

Added 1917, Act 125.

STATE REWARD TRUNK LINE HIGHWAYS.

An Act to provide for the establishment, survey, improvement and

maintenance of state reward trunk line highways, to provide for the payment of triple state reward thereon, to define the duties of state, county, good roads district and township officers in regard thereto, and to appropriate funds to carry out the provisions thereof. (a)

(Act 334, P. A. 1913.]

Establishment provided for.

Trunk line highways.

Division one.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: (465) § 4851. SECTION 1. Provision is hereby made for the establishment of state reward trunk line highways. These highways which are laid out as hereinafter provided shall be improved, surveyed, maintained and rewarded in accordance with the provisions of this act. Luce v. State Highway Com'r, 181 / 599.

(466) 4852. SEC. 2. The state reward trunk line highways shall be composed of the highways and bridges constituting the routes indicated in the following statement of divi. sions, and such other routes and branches as may be established in accordance with this act:

Division 1. Beginning near the southeast corner of the state and running to Monroe, Wayne, Detroit, Mt. Clemens, Algonac, Marine City, St. Clair, Marysville, Port Huron, Blaine, Jeddo, Applegate, Carsonville, Downington, Deckerville, Ruth, Harbor Beach, Port Hope, Port Austin, with a branch from Port Huron to Avoca, Yale, Peck, Sandusky, Snover, Ubly, Bad Axe, Port Austin, and from Yale to Brown City, Burnside, Marlette, Clifford, Silverwood, Mayville, Vassar to Saginaw with a sub-branch from Burnside, North Branch to Lapeer, also a branch from Saginaw through Sebewaing, Fairhaven township, Pigeon, Elkton to Bad Axe.

Division 2. Beginning at Detroit on Woodward avenue and running northwest via Pontiac, Holly, Fenton, Flint, Owosso, Saginaw, Bay City, Tawas City, Alpena, Onaway, Cheboygan, Mackinaw City; with a branch from Owosso to St. Johns, Ionia, Belding, Greenville to Howard City; also a branch from Belding to Lowell, with a sub-branch from Ionia to Saranac, Lowell, Grand Rapids via Leonard street, thence west to Grand Haven via Coopersville and Spring Lake; also from Grand Rapids to Holland.

Division 3. Beginning at the south line of the state on the meridian line running north by Hudson, Addison, Jackson, Lansing, St. Johns, Ithaca, Alma, St. Louis, Breckenridge, to the prime meridian line, then north along said meridian line as near as practicable through the state to connect with

Division two.

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division number two where said highway crosses the meridian, crossing the line between Gladwin and Ogemaw counties where the line between sections five and six of town twenty north, range two east, intersects the same, with a branch from Alma north to Mt. Pleasant, Clare, Harrison, Leota, Star City, Moorestown, Kalkaska.

Division 4. Beginning at White Pigeon running north Division to Three Rivers, Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Howard City, Big Rapids, Reed City, and Cadillac to Traverse City, with a branch from Cadillac to Manton, Walton Junction, Fife Lake, South Boardman, Kalkaska, Mancelona, Alba, Elmira, Boyne Falls, Walloon Lake and Petoskey. Division 5. Beginning at the state line south of Niles,

Division running north through Niles, St. Joseph, Benton Harbor, Watervliet, also from New Buffalo through Stevensville to St. Joseph, South Haven, Holland, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Whitehall, Shelby, Hart, Pentwater, Ludington, Scottville, Manistee, Traverse City, Elk Rapids, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Pellston, Mackinaw City, with a branch from Scottville to Reed City, Evart, Clare, Midland and Bay City, with a branch from Manistee through Arcadia, Frankfort, Empire, Glen Haven, Leland, Northport, Omena, Sutton's Bay to Traverse City, with a branch from Muskegon through Holton, Reeman, Fremont, Wooster, White Cloud, Woodville to Big Rapids.

Division 6. Beginning on Michigan Avenue in Detroit, thence running via Wayne, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Jackson, Albion, Marshall, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Paw Paw, Hartford, Watervliet; with a branch from Battle Creek to Hastings to Middleville following the main traveled road on the northerly side of the Thornapple river, to Caledonia to Grand Rapids.

Division 7.' Beginning at St. Ignace and running west Division ward to Manistique, Masonville, Gladstone, Escanaba, Spalding, Iron Mountain, Crystal Falls, Iron River, Watersmeet, Bessemer to Ironwood; with a branch from Spalding to Menominee; also a branch from St. Ignace to some point north of St. Ignace, thence through Pickford to Sault Ste. Marie, over a route to be designated by the state highway commissioner.

Division 8. Beginning at Escanaba and running norther- Division ly to Marquette, thence to Negaunee, Ishpeming, Michigamme, L'Anse, Baraga, Houghton to Calumet, to Eagle River, with a branch line from Houghton to Ontonagon.

Division 9. Beginning at the city limits of Detroit on Grand River Avenue, and running northwesterly to Redford, Farmington, New Hudson, Brighton, Howell, Fowlerville, Webberville, Williamston, East Lansing, Lansing, Grand Ledge, Portland and Ionia, with a branch running westerly through Mulliken, Sunfield, Lake Odessa, then westerly to Grand Rapids.

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Division ten.

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Division 10. Beginning at Ann Arbor, running to Whitmore Lake, Hamburg, Lakeland, Pinckney, Anderson, Greg.

ory, Stockbridge and connecting with the main line at or near Proviso, how Mason: Provided, That the above designated trunk line high

ways not heretofore established or as such trunk lines are changed by the provisions of this act, or such additional trunk line highways as may be necessary to close gaps in important main highways, portions of which have been established under the provisions of this act, or to give each county its full quota of trunk line mileage, either as main lines or branches from the main lines, may be laid out as follows, to-wit: Upon petition of any county through its board of county road commissioners in counties under the county road system, or through its board of supervisors in other counties, or upon his own action, the state highway commissioner shall make preliminary surveys and such other investigations as he shall deem necessary of one or more routes for state reward trunk line highways, through such county. After an investigation, and within a reasonable time, the state highway commissioner shall submit to the county

road commissioners, boards of supervisors, good roads district Maps and commissioners or township boards as the case may be, maps estimates.

showing feasible routes and approximate estimates of cost of building over each of said routes, and thereupon the said board shall decide upon one of the said routes which shall

then be known as a part of the state reward trunk line highWhen state

way system. Should said board fail to decide upon a route to decide. within a reasonable time, the state highway commissioner

shall then designate the route and such route so designated shall then be known as and become a part of the state reward trunk line highway system. The trunk line highway routes within said county shall be such as shall afford a junction with that part of the state reward trunk line highway system

established, projected, or capable of projection in an adjoinMaximum

ing county. The maximum number of miles of trunk line triple reward.

highway which may receive triple reward in any county shall be computed by multiplying the number of surveyed townships by three, fractional townships to be computed

commissioner

pro rata.

Am. 1917, Act 240; 1919, Act 58.

The office of a proviso is to limit, modify, or explain the main part of the section to which it is attached, rather than to enlarge its provisions, unless it is clearly apparent that the legislature intended a more comprehensive meaning.Luce v. State High. Com'r, 181 / 599.

Notice of arrangements, etc.

(467) § 4853. Sec. 3. Whenever

any

county, good roads district or township shall file notice with the state highway department through its proper officers that arrangements have been made or sufficient funds raised to improve three miles or more of road which is a part of the state reward trunk line highway system previously established according to the provisions of this act, and shall ask for survey, plans

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