Montana Code Annotated 2015

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     7-1-4123. Legislative powers. A municipality with general powers has the legislative power, subject to the provisions of state law, to adopt, amend, and repeal ordinances and resolutions required to:
     (1) preserve peace and order and secure freedom from dangerous or noxious activities;
     (2) secure and promote the general public health and welfare;
     (3) provide any service or perform any function authorized or required by state law;
     (4) exercise any power granted by state law;
     (5) subject to 15-10-420, levy any tax authorized by state law for public or governmental purposes as described in 7-6-2527;
     (6) appropriate public funds;
     (7) impose a special assessment reasonably related to the cost of any special service or special benefit provided by the municipality or impose a fee for the provision of a service;
     (8) grant franchises; and
     (9) provide for its own organization and the management of its affairs.

     History: En. Sec. 24, Ch. 455, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 584, L. 1999; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 453, L. 2005.

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