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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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CITY OF CUMBERLAND. 261

1922, ch. 96, sec. 3.

3.+ The corporate limits of the City of Cumberland, Maryland, are
hereby extended so as to include all the body of land lying between the
second and third lines of the Brace survey and the limits of the Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad and Dougherty's Lane, now called South Street, and
described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the Baltimore and
Ohio Railroad with "the wagon road leading from Cumberland down to
Wiley's Ford" (said wagon road is now known as Virginia Avenue) and
running thence with a part of the second line of the present city boundary,
north seventy-nine degrees, east about fifty feet, to the present northern
boundary of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company's property; thence
with the said northern boundary south thirty-six degrees and nine min-
utes, east about two hundred and sixty feet, south fifty-five and three-
quarters degrees, east two hundred and sixty feet; south sixty-three and
three-quarters degrees, east seven hundred and ninety-eight feet; south
seventy-two and three-quarters degrees east five hundred and fifty-eight
feet to the westerly side of Dougherty's Lane or South Street; thence with
the westerly side of said lane or street north thirteen and one-half degrees,
east about two thousand and eight hundred and ten feet to the third line
of the present city boundary, as surveyed by the said William Brace in
1868.

of said streets, lanes, alleys and highways, open said streets, lanes, alleys or high-
ways to general public use. There shall be erected on all such private streets, lanes,
alleys or highways, iu some conspicuous place thereon a notice which shall read
"Private Highway" or words of like tenor and effect. The Mayor and City Coun-
cil of Cumberland shall furnish to the property owners within such subdivisions the
usual public utilities and may enter upon said private streets, lanes, alleys and
highways for the purpose of maintaining electric lights, water pipes, sewers, etc.,
and for the purpose of collecting garbage, enforcing its health regulations and
affording general police and fire protection, but shall not have control or supervi-
sion over the grading and paving of said private streets, lanes, alleys and high-
ways, nor the regulation nor permission for traffic thereon.

4. The Mayor and City Council of Cumberland shall extend its systems of light,
water, sewer service and other public conveniences throughout and over the streets,
lanes, alleys and highways now being or which shall be hereafter opened through-
out the lands which lie within the limits as defined by this Act and its previous
limits as the same shall be required for the convenience of the inhabitants of said
territory. The Mayor and City Council shall assess the property contained In said
territory and collect taxes from the owners thereof, provided, however, that all
taxes for general purposes collected until January 1, 1940, from the property lying
within the districts as hereinafter defined shall be placed in a separate fund and
expended by the Mayor and City Council upon the sewers, lights, collection of gar-
bage and streets of the districts from which said taxes are obtained, but said
Mayor and City Council shall not expend in any one year any sum upon the streets,
lights, collection of garbage or sewers of any of said districts in excess of the
amount of taxes derived from that district. Said districts shall be known as
Annexation Districts Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, respectively, and for the purpose of collect-
ing taxes therein for general city purposes, and the expenditure of the same, are
hereby defined as follows :

ANNEXATION DISTRICT NO. 1.

Beginning for the same where the third line of the proposed New City Limit
Boundaries intersects the centre line of Wills Creek and running thence with part
of said third line, in a Southwesterly direction, to the end thereof, thence with the
fourth line of said proposed limits in a Southeasterly direction to the end thereof,
thence with the fifth line of said New City Limit Boundaries to the end thereof.

 

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