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Article VIII--Part Second, Maine Constitution

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Article VIII - Part Second of the Maine Constitution is entitled Municipal Home Rule and consists of two sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Power of Municipalities to Amend Their Charters

The inhabitants of any municipality shall have the power to alter and amend their charters on all matters, not prohibited by Constitution or general law, which are local and municipal in character. The Legislature shall prescribe the procedure by which the municipality may so act.[1]

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Construction of Buildings for Industrial Use

For the purposes of fostering, encouraging and assisting the physical location, settlement and resettlement of industrial and manufacturing enterprises within the physical boundaries of any municipality, the registered voters of that municipality may, by majority vote, authorize the issuance of notes or bonds in the name of the municipality for the purpose of purchasing land and interests therein or constructing buildings for industrial use, to be leased or sold by the municipality to any responsible industrial firm or corporation.[1]

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