City of Coldwater, MI
Branch County
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[Ord. No. 459, passed 4-8-1991; Ord. No. 505, passed 4-10-1995; Ord. No. 635, passed 5-14-2001; Ord. No. 702, passed 1-23-2006; Ord. No. 727, passed 2-23-2009]
(a) 
The City shall be divided into four wards.
(1) 
The First Ward shall embrace all that portion of the City lying south and east of a line commencing at the east City limits on the center line of Chicago Street, thence westerly along the center line of Chicago Street to the center line of Daugherty Street, thence northerly along the center line of Daugherty Street to the center line of Church Street, thence westerly along the center line of Church Street to the center line of Morse Street, thence northerly along the center line of Morse Street to the center line of Hull Street, thence westerly along the center line of Hull Street to the center line of Marshall Street, thence southerly along the center line of Marshall Street to the center line of Division Street, thence southerly along the center line of Division Street to the center line of South Clay Street, thence southerly along the center line of South Clay Street to the south City limits.
(2) 
The Second Ward shall embrace all that portion of the City lying north and east of a line commencing at the intersection of the north line of Chicago Street and the east City limits, thence southwesterly along north line of Chicago Street to the center line of Fiske Road, thence southerly on the center line of Fiske Road to the center line of Chicago Street, thence westerly along the center line of Chicago Street to the center line of Daugherty Street, thence northerly along the center line of Daugherty Street to the center line of Church Street, thence westerly along the center line of Church Street to the center line of Morse Street, thence northerly on the center line of Morse Street to the center line of Hull Street, thence westerly along the center line of Hull Street to the center line of Hudson Street, thence northerly along the center line of Hudson Street to the north City limits.
(3) 
The Third Ward shall embrace all that portion of the City lying north and west of a line commencing at the north City limits on the center line of Hudson Street, thence southerly on the center line of Hudson Street to the center line of Hull Street, thence westerly along the center line of Hull Street to the center line of Marshall Street, thence northerly along the center line of Marshall Street to the center line of Taylor Street, thence westerly along the center line of Taylor Street to the center line of Grand Street, thence northwesterly along the center line of Grand Street to the center line of Waterman Avenue, thence westerly along the center line of Waterman Avenue to the center line of North Clay Street, thence northerly along the center line of North Clay Street to the center line of Pelton Avenue, thence westerly along the center line of Pelton Avenue to the center line of Munson Street, thence southerly along the center line of Munson Street to the center line of Chicago Street, thence westerly along the center line of Chicago Street to the easterly boundary of the Pilot Knob plat, thence northerly along the easterly boundary of said Pilot Knob plat to the northerly end of said Pilot Knob plat, thence westerly to the intersection of the westerly shore of Cemetery Lake and west City limits, thence westerly to center line of River Road, thence southerly along center line of River Road to intersection of County Drain #1, thence southwesterly along the center of County Drain #1 to the west City limits.
(4) 
The Fourth Ward shall embrace all that portion of the City lying south and west of a line commencing at south City limits on the center line of South Clay Street, thence northerly along the center line of South Clay Street to center line of Division Street, thence northerly along the center line of Division Street to the center line of Marshall Street, thence northerly along the center line of Marshall Street to the center line of Taylor Street, thence westerly along the center line of Taylor Street to the center line of Grand Street, thence northwesterly along the center line of Grand Street to the center line of Waterman Avenue, thence westerly along the center line of Waterman Avenue to the center line of North Clay Street, thence northerly along center line of North Clay Street to the center line of Pelton Avenue, thence westerly along the center line of Pelton Avenue to the center line of Munson Street, thence southerly along the center line of Munson Street to the center line of Chicago Street, thence westerly along the center line of Chicago Street to the easterly boundary of the Pilot Knob plat, thence northerly along the easterly boundary of said Pilot Knob plat to the northerly end of said Pilot Knob plat, thence westerly to the intersection of the westerly shore of Cemetery Lake and west City limits, thence westerly to center line of River Road, thence southerly along center line of River Road to intersection of County Drain #1, thence southwesterly along the center of County Drain #1 to the west City limits.
(b) 
This section shall take effect immediately. However, the office of any Council person duly elected and qualified prior to such date shall not become vacated by reason of any change in the ward lines hereby made.