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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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260 ARTICLE 1A.

1922, ch. 96, sec. 2.

2.+ The survey made under the authority of the Mayor and City Coun-
cil of Cumberland, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit
Court for Allegany County, in Liber No. 27, Folio 222, of the Land
Records of said county, known as the Brace survey, shall, together with
the bounds and limits set out in Sections 4 and 5 of this Act, constitute
the bounds and limits of said city, but the Mayor and City Council shall
have full power and authority to extend the bounds and limits thereof,
not exceeding one mile in any one direction beyond the limits herein
named, whenever they shall deem expedient, and shall, whenever they ex-
tend the same, record the survey of every such extension as may be made,
from time to time, among their own proceedings and also among the land
records of said county.

+Secs. 2, 3 and 4 were amended by ch. 552, 1929, subject to referendum. If ch.
552 is approved by the voters at election Nov., 1930, these sections will read as
follows:

2. The corporate limits of the City of Cumberland shall be as follows : Begin-
ning at a concrete monument standing on the Maryland Bank of the North Branch
of the Potomac River about 475 feet above the center of Evitts Creek, where same
empties into said Elver, said beginning also standing South 44 degrees 27 minutes
East 382.9 feet from the Southeasterly corner of a Brick Building recently built
by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company to be used as a filtering and pump-
ing station; and running thence due North 19,052.6 feet to a concrete monument
standing approximately on the division line between the Joseph H. Lippold and the
John C. Schlund properties which are situated along the Bedford Road, said monu-
ment standing North' 2 degrees 36 minutes East 266.8 feet from the Southeasterly
corner of the John C. Schlund Brick House, facing the Bedford Road; thence due
West 5,341.8 feet to a concrete monument standing on the property of Conrad A. L.
Miller, said monument being about 26 feet in a Southwesterly direction from a
division fence between the property of the said Miller and that of George D.
Martin, said monument also standing North 81 degrees 23 minutes West 1.198.2
feet from Southwest corner of a rear stone wing of the house now occupied and
owner by said Martin (formerly owned by James A. Millholland) and standing
West of the Little Valley Road; thence South 45 degrees 00 minutes West 16,494
feet to a concrete monument standing near the top of Haystack Mountain, said
monument being South 79 degrees 40 minutes West from the most Westerly corner
of the Stone House recently built by Perry Warfield; thence South 43 degrees 59
minutes East 2.868.1 feet, to a concrete monument standing 10 feet in a South-
easterly direction from the edge of the concrete pavement on the McMullen High-
way, and also standing North 28 degrees 59 minutes East 237 feet from a crow
foot cut on the top of the Southerly end of a 10 foot by 6 foot culvert which carries
the water of a nearby ravine under the McMullen Highway at the foot of the
hill just West of the Dingle; thence, South 12 degrees 41 minutes West 523.3
feet to a monument standing on the Maryland Bank of the North Branch of the
Potomac River, said monument also standing due South 302.8 feet from the
crow foot cut in the top of the concrete culvert as aforedescribed; thence down
and along with the meanders of the Maryland Bank of the North Branch of the
Potomac River, crossing the mouth of Wills Creek, to the place of beginning.

3. The Mayor and City Council of Cumberland shall have control and super-
vision over all streets, lanes, alleys and highways or part thereof within the limits
of the City of Cumberland as defined by this Act, which are now used by the general
public as streets, lanes, alleys and highways, excepting, nevertheless, that where
any land has been or may hereafter be subdivided for building purposes and the
streets, lanes, alleys or highways, located in and through said land have not been
dedicated for general public use, said streets, lanes, alleys and highways shall be
and remain private highways so far as general public traffic thereon is concerned,
and the Mayor and City Council of Cumberland shall not by condemnation or other-
wise, without the consent of the majority of the property owners located along any

 

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