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Chapter 1
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1State Certification Board
  • 48-101
  • State certification board
  • 48-102
  • Findings of state certification board
Article 2Extension of Unexpired Water Appropriation or Reservoir Permits Issued to Districts
  • 48-122
  • Extension of unexpired permits
Article 3Compromise of District Taxes
Article 4Issuance of Revenue Bonds by Irrigation and Agricultural Improvement Districts
  • 48-143
  • Submission of question of issuance of bonds to electors
  • 48-144
  • Resolution calling bond election; publication
  • 48-148
  • Charges for payment of undertaking
  • 48-149
  • Covenants in resolution
  • 48-151
  • Certification of bonds by attorney general
  • 48-152
  • Disposition of proceeds
  • 48-154
  • Bonds payable only from revenue pledged; bonds not district indebtedness
  • 48-155
  • Supplemental nature of article
Article 5District Contracts with Federal Government
  • 48-172
  • Power to contract with federal government; purposes of contract
  • 48-173
  • District powers under federal contracts
  • 48-174
  • Terms of contract relating to maintenance and operation of works
  • 48-175
  • Approval of contract by real property taxpayers
  • 48-176
  • Approval by state certification board
  • 48-177
  • Issuance, sale and terms of bonds
  • 48-178
  • Determination of validity of contract and bonds by attorney general
  • 48-179
  • Proceedings to test validity of contracts and bonds; petition
  • 48-180
  • Time for hearing; notice; summons; parties; pleadings
  • 48-181
  • Hearing; determination of validity
  • 48-183
  • Use of proceeds of loan and grant; limitation
  • 48-186
  • Supplemental nature of article
  • 48-187
  • Governing body; civil immunity; definition
Article 6Conditions of Liability for Damages Resulting From Construction and Other Work Performed for Districts
  • 48-202
  • Approval of plans and specifications by the director of water resources
  • 48-203
  • Estimated cost of work; application fees; exemption
  • 48-204
  • Liability in actions for damages
Article 7District Employees' Retirement Plans
  • 48-222
  • District retirement plans authorized; benefits provided
  • 48-223
  • Types of retirement plans; trust fund; insured plan
  • 48-224
  • Eligibility and participation
  • 48-225
  • Employee and district contributions; administration expenses
  • 48-226
  • Retirement or advisory committee; qualifications; terms; powers
  • 48-227
  • Exemption from taxation and execution; exceptions; nonassignability of benefits
  • 48-228
  • Expenditure of district funds
  • 48-229
  • Exclusion of existing retirement plans
Article 8Voluntary Contributions and Taxes
  • 48-242
  • Voluntary contributions of district revenues; method of determining valuations; properties included; credits against gross payment; time of payment
  • 48-243
  • Distribution of contributions
  • 48-244
  • Right of appeal and civil action
  • 48-245
  • Approval by the secretary of the interior
  • 48-246
  • Powers of department of revenue and director
  • 48-247
  • Exemption from antitrust statutes
  • 48-248
  • Payment of outstanding taxes, penalties and interest on acquiring property
Article 9Reports by Districts
  • 48-253
  • District audits and financial reviews
  • 48-254
  • Truth in taxation notice and hearing; roll call vote on tax increase; definition
Article 10District Creation and Boundary Changes
  • 48-261
  • District creation; procedures; notice; hearing; determinations; petitions
  • 48-262
  • District boundary changes; procedures; notice; hearing; determinations; petitions
  • 48-263
  • Special taxing district impact statement; district creation; district boundary change; bond requirement
  • 48-264
  • Dissolution of inactive special taxing districts; board of supervisors action; exceptions
  • 48-266
  • Petitions of property owners; form; verification
Article 11Approval of Formation of Special Districts
  • 48-271
  • Board of supervisors authority to approve or deny formation of special district
  • 48-272
  • Special district boundary requirements; parcel splits prohibited; boundary modifications; consolidation; notice
Article 12Procurement of Design Services and Construction Services
  • 48-282
  • Alternative methods for procurement of professional services and construction services
Article 13Local Coordination with the Federal and State Government
  • 48-291
  • Federal and state regulations; local coordination; standing; definitions
Chapter 2
ANTINOXIOUS WEED DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-301
  • Antinoxious weed districts; formation; territorial limits
  • 48-302
  • Petition to organize district; filing; contents
  • 48-303
  • Bond for expenses; payment of expenses
  • 48-304
  • Hearing; organizing procedure; notice of election; election procedure
  • 48-305
  • Qualifications of electors
  • 48-306
  • Change of types of weeds controlled; election
  • 48-307
  • District officers; term of directors; recall; powers and duties
  • 48-308
  • District inspector; appointment; report of presence of weeds; notice to landowner; classification
  • 48-309
  • Quarantine; eradication of weeds; lien; enforcement
  • 48-310
  • Alternative plan for eradication
  • 48-311
  • Alternative plan; resolution; contents; limitation as to lands included
  • 48-312
  • Alternative plan; notice of hearing; form and contents; posting
  • 48-313
  • Alternative plan; hearing; jurisdiction; decision conclusive
  • 48-314
  • Alternative plan; order for eradication; costs as claim against district
  • 48-315
  • Alternative plan; right of owner to eradicate weeds
  • 48-316
  • Alternative plan; accounting of costs of eradication by district; report
  • 48-317
  • Alternative plan; hearing on report of costs; amendments or modifications; confirmation
  • 48-318
  • Alternative plan; costs as special assessment and lien of district; collection
  • 48-319
  • Tax for enforcement expenses; assessment and collection
  • 48-320
  • Violations; classification
  • 48-321
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-322
  • Dissolution of district
Chapter 3
PEST CONTROL DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-402
  • Petition to form district; contents of petition
  • 48-403
  • Notice of hearing on petition; certification of enumerated pest by state entomologist
  • 48-404
  • Hearing; election; form of ballot; qualifications of electors
  • 48-405
  • Canvass of election; order declaring formation of district
  • 48-406
  • Amendment of district boundaries
  • 48-407
  • Directors; term; qualifications; first meeting
  • 48-408
  • Powers and duties of directors; compensation
  • 48-410
  • Dissolution of district
  • 48-411
  • Non-agriculture lands exempt
  • 48-412
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 4
MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS
Article 1Opening, Widening and Closing Public Ways
  • 48-502
  • Scope of article; acquisition of property by condemnation
  • 48-503
  • Off-street parking sites in cities; acquisition of property; exceptions to acquisition of property
  • 48-504
  • Exceptions to taking of property
  • 48-505
  • Resolution or ordinance of intention to order improvement; petition
  • 48-507
  • Protests; filing; presentation to council; hearing
  • 48-508
  • Order for improvement; initiation of condemnation proceedings
  • 48-509
  • Complaint in condemnation action
  • 48-510
  • Choice between trial or appointment of referees to determine compensation
  • 48-511
  • Referees; duties; report
  • 48-512
  • Compensation and damages; date of accrual; apportionment
  • 48-513
  • Referee's report; objections; notice of hearing; court action on report
  • 48-514
  • Notice of trial; intervention; continuance
  • 48-517
  • Abandonment of proceedings; return of assessments paid
  • 48-518
  • Diagram of improvement district
  • 48-519
  • Delivery of diagram; assessment of expenses
  • 48-521
  • Filing of assessment and diagram; notice
  • 48-522
  • Objections to assessment; hearing
  • 48-523
  • Delivery of assessment; recording; assessment roll; assessment as lien
  • 48-524
  • Payment of assessment by setting off compensation
  • 48-525
  • Notice that assessments are due; payment; delinquent assessments
  • 48-526
  • Delinquent list; publication; notice of sale of delinquent property
  • 48-528
  • Sale of delinquent property; purchase by municipality
  • 48-529
  • Certificate of sale; vesting and divesting of assessment lien; entry of sale on assessment roll
  • 48-531
  • Procedure for purchaser to obtain deed; evidentiary effect of superintendent's deed
  • 48-532
  • Transmittal of assessment payments to treasurer
  • 48-533
  • Payment of condemnation judgments; final judgment
  • 48-534
  • Procedure to supply deficiency in fund; refund of surplus funds
  • 48-535
  • Publication of notices by posting
  • 48-536
  • Proof of publication or posting
  • 48-537
  • Purpose of article; choice of method
  • 48-538
  • Issuance of improvement bonds to represent assessments
  • 48-539
  • Description of improvement bonds in resolutions and notices
  • 48-540
  • List of unpaid assessments; issuance of bonds; denominations; coupons; due date
  • 48-541
  • Certification of unpaid assessments; payments by installment; interest; payments in advance
  • 48-542
  • Validity of bonds; priority of bond lien
  • 48-543
  • Sale of bonds; disposition of proceeds
  • 48-544
  • Purchase of improvement bonds by city
  • 48-545
  • Collection of assessment installments; notice of delinquent installment
  • 48-546
  • List of delinquent installments; publication of notice; sale of delinquent property
  • 48-547
  • Payment after delinquency and before sale
  • 48-548
  • Sale of delinquent property; right of redemption; deed to purchaser; purchase by municipality
  • 48-549
  • Resolution calling hearing when improvement bonds remain unsold; publication; determination of continuance or abandonment of project
  • 48-550
  • Abandonment of project; continuance of project
  • 48-551
  • Appointment of appraisers; revision of compensation and damages
  • 48-552
  • Revision and reassessment of benefits
  • 48-553
  • Hearing on reappraisal report; publication of notice; refiling report on approval
  • 48-554
  • Publication of notice of right to review of reappraisal; judicial review; review of assessment; procedure to obtain review; trial
  • 48-555
  • Appeals from assessment of benefits
  • 48-556
  • Issuance of bonds on revised assessment; increase or decrease of amount assessed; invalid assessments
  • 48-557
  • Deficiency in fund; temporary advancements
  • 48-558
  • Providing for procedural rules relating to improvement bonds
Article 2General Public Improvements and Improvement Bonds
  • 48-571
  • Definitions; appointment of officer
  • 48-572
  • Purposes for which public improvements may be undertaken; powers incidental to public improvements
  • 48-574
  • Improvement districts for operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of pedestrian malls, off-street parking facilities, retention and detention basins and parkings and parkways
  • 48-575
  • Improvement districts for enhanced municipal services
  • 48-576
  • Resolution or ordinance of intention to order improvement; petition
  • 48-577
  • Plans; estimate of cost; limitation on assessment
  • 48-578
  • Publication of resolution of intention; posting notice of resolution
  • 48-579
  • Protest against proposed improvement; protest as bar to improvement proceedings; objection to extent of assessment district
  • 48-580
  • Procedure for making and hearing protests and objections
  • 48-581
  • Resolution ordering improvement; notice; bids
  • 48-582
  • Assessment of public property
  • 48-583
  • Payment of costs by city
  • 48-584
  • Bids; bond; award of contract; entering into contract; liability on bond
  • 48-585
  • Option of municipality to reject bids; municipality as contractor; limitation of assessment
  • 48-586
  • Form and execution of contract; liquidated damages; supervision of performance; delivery of assessment
  • 48-587
  • Bonds required from contractor
  • 48-589
  • Diagrams of property affected; estimate of benefits; assessment; warrant
  • 48-590
  • Delivery of warrant and assessment to contractor; demand for payment; release of assessments; review of assessment
  • 48-591
  • Action against property owner to collect assessment
  • 48-592
  • Invalidity of liens or bonds; extent of validity; means to secure interest of persons damaged
  • 48-593
  • Proportionate assessment; collection or issuance of bonds
  • 48-594
  • Correction of assessment; reallocation of assessment
  • 48-595
  • Issuance of improvement bonds; fund for payment of bonds
  • 48-596
  • Description of improvement bonds in resolution and notices
  • 48-597
  • List of unpaid assessments; issuance of bonds; denominations; due date
  • 48-599
  • Certification of unpaid assessments; payments by installment; interest; payments in advance
  • 48-600
  • Collection of assessment installments; notice; delinquent installments
  • 48-601
  • List of delinquent installments; publication of notice; sale of delinquent property
  • 48-602
  • Payment after delinquency and before sale
  • 48-603
  • Sale procedure; municipality as purchaser; disposition of property by municipality
  • 48-604
  • Certificate of sale; lien
  • 48-606
  • Deed to purchaser; notice to owner; redemption after notice; effect of deed
  • 48-607
  • Disposition of sale proceeds
  • 48-608
  • Ordinance for collection of assessments by taxation
  • 48-609
  • Deficiency in collections
  • 48-609.01
  • Special provisions pertaining to loan agreements
  • 48-610
  • Procedure when assessment declared void
  • 48-611
  • Failure to hold or adjourn scheduled hearing; provision for subsequent hearing
  • 48-612
  • Proof of publication and posting
  • 48-613
  • Public records; duties of engineer
  • 48-614
  • Improvement districts for providing off-street and improvement parking facilities; providing for the leasing and improvement of real property
  • 48-615
  • Special provisions relating to improvement districts for purchasing electricity for lighting public streets or parks
  • 48-616
  • Improvement districts for purchasing energy for lighting public streets and parks
  • 48-617
  • Special provisions relating to improvement districts for purchasing energy for lighting public streets or parks
  • 48-618
  • Bond anticipation notes; form; procedures applicable
  • 48-619
  • Revolving fund; lapsing provisions; separate fund
  • 48-620
  • Improvement districts for underground utility and cable television facilities in public rights-of-way and easements; procedures; costs; definitions
  • 48-621
  • Regulatory authority of utility undergroundings
  • 48-622
  • Wastewater treatment or drinking water facility and nonpoint source projects; loan repayment agreements; definition
Article 3General Improvement Fund and Investment Bonds
  • 48-631
  • Authority to provide general improvement fund
  • 48-632
  • Procedure for investment bond election
  • 48-633
  • Publication and posting of resolution for bond election; form of bonds; payment and redemption
  • 48-634
  • Sale of bonds; disposition of proceeds
  • 48-635
  • Disposition and investment of bond sale proceeds
Article 4Refunding Municipal Improvement Districts Bonds for Savings
  • 48-652
  • Use of net proceeds; investment of proceeds; definition
  • 48-653
  • Limitation on refunding bonds; notice and hearing; definition
  • 48-655
  • Collection of assessments
  • 48-656
  • Determination of governing body
Article 5Street and Highway Improvement Bonds
  • 48-681
  • Borrowing power of cities and towns
  • 48-687
  • Application of election laws
  • 48-688
  • Form of bonds; interest rates; redemption; payment of principal and interest; additional security; definition
  • 48-689
  • Issuance of bonds for public improvements; limitations of amount, successive borrowings; computation
  • 48-690
  • Expansion of pledge; effect on prior elections; refunding bonds; conflict of interest
  • 48-691
  • Separate fund to pay interest and principal upon maturing installment
Article 6Community Facilities Districts
  • 48-702
  • Resolution declaring intention to form district
  • 48-705
  • Order forming district; election
  • 48-707
  • Notice and conduct of elections; waiver
  • 48-708
  • Formation; debt limitation; disclosure
  • 48-709
  • Powers of a community facilities district
  • 48-711
  • Records; board of directors; open meetings
  • 48-712
  • Participation by municipality or county
  • 48-713
  • Other districts or improvements
  • 48-714
  • Change in district boundaries or general plan
  • 48-719
  • General obligation bonds; tax levy; security
  • 48-720
  • Revenue bonds; fees and charges
  • 48-721
  • Special assessments; assessment lien bonds
  • 48-723
  • District taxes; annual financial estimate and budget
  • 48-724
  • Dissolution of district
  • 48-725
  • Wastewater treatment or drinking water facility and nonpoint source projects; loan repayment agreements; definitions
  • 48-726
  • Jurisdictional limitation; organizational documents
  • 48-727
  • District website; district records database
  • 48-728
  • Public infrastructure acceptance; bond
Chapter 5
FIRE DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-802
  • Election procedures; qualifications
  • 48-803
  • District administered by a district board; report
  • 48-804
  • District administered by elected chief and secretary-treasurer
  • 48-805
  • Fire district; powers and duties; definition
  • 48-805.01
  • Separate legal entities; joint exercise of powers
  • 48-805.02
  • Fire district annual budget; levy; requirements
  • 48-805.03
  • Employment of relatives; violation; classification
  • 48-806
  • Bond election; issuance and sale of bonds; security
  • 48-807
  • County fire district assistance tax; annual budget; override
  • 48-812
  • Disposition of fire district assets and relief and pension fund assets on annexation by or inclusion in a city or town
  • 48-813
  • Deletion of annexed area from fire district territory; provision for continued protection; proposed annexation
  • 48-814
  • Property located outside of fire district territory; reimbursement to fire district for cost of fire and emergency medical services
  • 48-815.01
  • District dissolution; procedures; notice; hearing; determinations; petitions
  • 48-815.02
  • Dissolution; petitions of property owners; form; verification
  • 48-816
  • Election to reorganize district
  • 48-817
  • Districts over twenty-five thousand population
  • 48-818
  • Emergency medical aid or assistance to other public bodies; limitation on liability
  • 48-819
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-820
  • Election to merge fire districts; notice; hearing; approval; joint meeting; merged district board
  • 48-821
  • Disposition of assets on merger of fire districts
  • 48-822
  • Election to consolidate fire districts; resolution; hearing
  • 48-823
  • Disposition of assets on consolidation of fire districts
Article 2Military Exemptions
  • 48-831
  • Exemption of fire fighters from military duty
  • 48-832
  • Procedure to obtain exemption
  • 48-833
  • Exemption based on length of service
  • 48-834
  • Annual filing of exemption list; issuance of illegal certificate; classification
Article 3Noncontiguous County Island Fire Districts
  • 48-851
  • Noncontiguous county island fire district; formation; definition
  • 48-852
  • District board governance; elections
  • 48-853
  • District board; powers and duties; intergovernmental agreements; contract; administration; definition
  • 48-854
  • Municipality as service provider; indemnity; intergovernmental agreement
Chapter 6
COUNTY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS
Article 1In General
  • 48-902
  • Authorization for improvement district; areas and lands excluded
  • 48-903
  • Petition to establish district; elected board; verification; plat
  • 48-904
  • Bond of petitioners; additional bond
  • 48-905
  • Hearing on petition; summary establishment; notice
  • 48-906
  • Establishment of district; dismissal of proceedings; costs; addition or elimination of certain areas
  • 48-907
  • Review of action of supervisors
  • 48-908
  • Board of directors; expenses
  • 48-909
  • Purposes for which public improvements may be undertaken; powers incidental to public improvements
  • 48-909.01
  • Wastewater treatment facility; sewer collection system and nonpoint source projects; financial assistance loan repayment agreements; definition
  • 48-909.02
  • Multijurisdictional entities; limitation of district liability and responsibility
  • 48-910
  • Domestic water and domestic wastewater services; authority to set fees; liens; foreclosure
  • 48-911
  • Rights of way within district; improvements and maintenance
  • 48-912
  • Resolution of intention to order improvement
  • 48-913
  • District engineer; appointment; compensation
  • 48-914
  • Preliminary plans; estimate of cost; limitation on assessment
  • 48-915
  • Petition to incur expense; sufficiency
  • 48-917
  • Protest against proposed improvement; protest as bar to improvement proceedings; objection to extent of assessment district
  • 48-918
  • Procedure for making and hearing protests and objections
  • 48-919
  • Resolution ordering improvement; notice; bids
  • 48-920
  • Assessment of public property; no rescission
  • 48-921
  • Payment of costs from other sources
  • 48-922
  • Bids; bond; award of contract
  • 48-923
  • Notice of award; objection to proceedings; entering into contract; liability on bond
  • 48-924
  • Form and execution of contract; supervision of performance; default; new bids; delivery of assessment
  • 48-925
  • Bonds required from contractor
  • 48-927
  • Diagrams of property affected; estimate of benefits; assessment; warrant; lien
  • 48-928
  • Delivery of warrant and assessment to contractor or treasurer; demand for payment; release of assessments; review of assessment; hearing
  • 48-929
  • Action against property owner to collect assessment
  • 48-930
  • Invalidity of liens and bonds; extent of validity; means to secure interest of persons damaged
  • 48-931
  • Proportionate assessment; collection or issuance of bonds
  • 48-932
  • Correction of assessment; reallocation of assessment
  • 48-933
  • Issuance of improvement bonds; fund for payment of bonds
  • 48-934
  • Description of improvement bonds in resolution and notices
  • 48-935
  • List of unpaid assessments; issuance of bonds; denominations; coupons; due date; funds
  • 48-937
  • Certification of unpaid assessments; payments by installment; interest; payments in advance
  • 48-938
  • Collection of assessment installments; notice; delinquent installments
  • 48-939
  • List of delinquent installments; publication of notice; sale of delinquent property
  • 48-940
  • Payment after delinquency and before sale
  • 48-941
  • Sale procedure; district as purchaser
  • 48-942
  • Certificate of sale; lien
  • 48-944
  • Deed to purchaser; notice to owner; redemption after notice; effect of deed
  • 48-945
  • Collections from sales; disposition of sale proceeds
  • 48-946
  • Resolution for collection of assessment by taxation
  • 48-947
  • Deficiency in collections; liability of district
  • 48-948
  • Failure to meet and adjourn scheduled hearing; provision for subsequent hearing
  • 48-949
  • Void assessments; new assessment; partial deficit
  • 48-950
  • Proof of notice; definition
  • 48-951
  • Public records; duties of engineer
  • 48-952
  • General obligations of district
  • 48-953
  • Irrigation assessments; collection
  • 48-954
  • Annual statements and estimates
  • 48-955
  • Levy and collection of district taxes
  • 48-956
  • Maintenance of roads by county; cooperative expenditures
  • 48-957
  • Charges for services of county employees
  • 48-958
  • Disposition of surplus funds
  • 48-959
  • Dissolution of district
  • 48-960
  • Improvement districts for purchasing energy for lighting public streets and parks
  • 48-961
  • Special provisions relating to improvement districts for purchasing energy for lighting public streets or parks
  • 48-961.01
  • Transfer of county improvement district to purchase energy for lighting public streets and parks to municipal jurisdiction
  • 48-962
  • Bond anticipation notes; form; procedures applicable
  • 48-963
  • Revolving fund; lapsing provisions; separate fund
  • 48-964
  • District revenues; payment for certain improvements
  • 48-965
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-967
  • Alternate project delivery method; construction projects; definitions
Article 2County Improvement Districts-Alternate Procedure for Assessing and Financing Proposed Improvements and Providing for the Issuance of Bonds Prior to Construction of Improvements
  • 48-982
  • Protests; hearing; determinations
  • 48-983
  • Payment of assessments; issuance and sale of bonds
  • 48-984
  • Annual assessment installments
  • 48-985
  • Prepayment of assessment
  • 48-986
  • Advancing maturity of bonds
  • 48-986.01
  • Limited infrastructure construction finance revolving fund; definition
Article 3Cumulative Delinquency Procedures
  • 48-1001
  • Fund transfers; successive levies excused
  • 48-1003
  • Court proceedings and sale of delinquent property
Article 4Alternative Form of Government for Domestic Water Improvement Districts and Domestic Wastewater Improvement Districts
  • 48-1012
  • Elected board of directors; initial members; qualifications; terms; filling vacancy; chairperson; reorganization; qualifications of electors
  • 48-1014
  • Powers and duties of an elected or appointed board of directors
  • 48-1015
  • Financial transactions of elected board of directors; review; veto authority
  • 48-1016
  • Revocation of authority of elected board of directors
  • 48-1017
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-1018
  • Conversion of county improvement district to domestic water improvement district or domestic wastewater improvement district; notice; costs
  • 48-1019
  • Drinking water facility and wastewater facility projects; financial assistance loan repayment agreements; definition
  • 48-1020
  • Merger of domestic water improvement districts; petition or resolution; hearing; election; deposit
Article 5Rural Road Improvement Districts
  • 48-1032
  • Resolution declaring intention to form district
  • 48-1034
  • Objections; hearing on formation
  • 48-1035
  • Order forming district; election
  • 48-1037
  • Notice and conduct of elections; waiver
  • 48-1039
  • Powers of a rural road improvement district
  • 48-1040
  • Records; board of directors; open meetings
  • 48-1042
  • Other districts or improvements
  • 48-1043
  • Change in district boundaries or plan
Article 6Revenue Bond Financing
  • 48-1062
  • Authorization and issuance of bonds; election
  • 48-1063
  • Securing principal and interest; lien of pledge
  • 48-1064
  • Characteristics of bonds; negotiable; exemption from taxation; obligation; legal investments
  • 48-1065
  • Effect of changing circumstances on bonds; agreement of state
  • 48-1066
  • Validity of bonds; certification by attorney general
  • 48-1067
  • Treasurer or fiscal agent; disposition of monies; investment
  • 48-1068
  • Bond proceeds fund; investments; expenditures; audit
  • 48-1069
  • Unlawful interest in real property by board member or employee; violation; classification
Article 7Alternative Form of Government for Road Improvement and Maintenance Districts
  • 48-1082
  • Elected board of directors; initial members; qualifications; terms; filling vacancy; chairperson
  • 48-1084
  • Powers and duties of an elected or appointed board of directors
  • 48-1084.01
  • Petition for formation; alternate method for assessment of taxes; signatures
  • 48-1085
  • Financial transactions of elected board of directors; review; veto authority
  • 48-1086
  • Revocation of authority of elected board of directors
  • 48-1087
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-1088
  • Conversion of road improvement and maintenance district; notice; costs
Article 8Alternative Form of Government for Road Enhancement Improvement Districts
  • 48-1092
  • Elected board of directors; initial members; qualifications; terms; filling vacancy; chairperson
  • 48-1094
  • Powers and duties of an elected or appointed board of directors
  • 48-1095
  • Financial transactions of elected board of directors; review; no veto authority
  • 48-1096
  • Revocation of authority of elected board of directors
  • 48-1097
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-1098
  • Conversion of road enhancement improvement district; notice; costs
Chapter 7
COUNTY TELEVISION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-1101
  • Authorization to establish districts
  • 48-1102
  • Procedure for formation of district
  • 48-1103
  • Board of directors; powers and duties; fund
  • 48-1104
  • Financial statement; levy and collection of taxes
  • 48-1105
  • Division of county in which district is organized; dissolution of district
  • 48-1106
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 8
COMMUNITY PARK MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-1202
  • Establishment of community park maintenance district; territory; purpose; approval
  • 48-1206
  • Establishment of community park maintenance district; denial of petition; costs
  • 48-1208
  • Board of directors; qualifications; term; appointment; election; compensation; expenses
  • 48-1209
  • Powers of community park maintenance district
  • 48-1210
  • Tax levies; delinquency assessment
  • 48-1211
  • Fees, rentals and service charges; reserve fund
  • 48-1212
  • Dissolution of community park maintenance district; disposition of property; tax for outstanding indebtedness
  • 48-1213
  • Alternative method of dissolution of community park maintenance district
  • 48-1214
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 9
COTTON PEST CONTROL DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-1302
  • Petition to form a district
  • 48-1304
  • Notice of petition and hearing
  • 48-1305
  • Hearing; approval or denial
  • 48-1306
  • Board of directors; officers
  • 48-1308
  • Financial report and budget
  • 48-1311
  • Enlarging district boundaries
  • 48-1313
  • Annual election to participate
Chapter 10
SPECIAL ROAD DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-1401
  • Validation of existing road districts
  • 48-1404
  • Election of trustees; vacancies
  • 48-1405
  • Powers and duties of trustees
  • 48-1406
  • Special road tax; limitation on amount; election to exceed limits
  • 48-1407
  • Road improvement bonds; call for special election
  • 48-1412
  • Effect of special road tax upon collection of general county tax within district
  • 48-1414
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-1415
  • Joint special road districts; trustees; authority; actions; bonds; approval
  • 48-1416
  • Formation of overlay district; hearing; procedures; election
  • 48-1417
  • Bonds; submittal to attorney general
Chapter 11
POWER DISTRICTS
Article 1Formation, Change in Boundaries and Dissolution
  • 48-1501
  • Powers of district; same general system of works defined
  • 48-1502
  • Petition for organization; publication; notice; qualification of petitioners
  • 48-1503
  • Hearings on petition; determination of boundaries
  • 48-1504
  • Appeal from order establishing boundaries of district
  • 48-1505
  • Division of district; number of directors
  • 48-1506
  • Election upon question of organization; polling places; election officials
  • 48-1510
  • Opening and closing polls; determining and certifying result; powers of election judges
  • 48-1511
  • Canvass of votes; order based on results; completion of district formation; qualification of directors
  • 48-1513
  • Contest of elections; appeal to supreme court
  • 48-1514
  • Division of district subsequent to organization
  • 48-1515
  • Limitation on subsequent formation of new district
  • 48-1516
  • Districts organized under prior law
  • 48-1517
  • Inclusion or exclusion of lands; procedure; costs
  • 48-1518
  • Notice of hearing on inclusion or exclusion of lands; objections; failure to object
  • 48-1519
  • Order granting or denying petition for inclusion or exclusion of land
  • 48-1520
  • Rights of guardians, conservators, personal representatives or administrators relating to inclusion or exclusion of lands
  • 48-1521
  • Effect of inclusion or exclusion of lands
  • 48-1522
  • Procedure to dissolve district; disposition of assets
Article 2Administration
  • 48-1543
  • Meetings of board; inspection of records
  • 48-1544
  • Compensation and expenses of directors and employees
  • 48-1545
  • Administrative powers of board; limitations on contracting power
  • 48-1546
  • Other board powers; judicial proceedings; validity of organization
  • 48-1547
  • Exemption from antitrust statutes
  • 48-1548
  • Rules for distribution of power; ratio of distribution; diversion
  • 48-1549
  • Contract of district obligating owner of incompleted title to land to pay bonds and taxes
  • 48-1550
  • Use of public rights of way
  • 48-1551
  • Construction of works across private and public property
  • 48-1552
  • Right of entry to survey; acquisition of property for works
  • 48-1553
  • Title to property held in trust; procuring power from without the state
  • 48-1554
  • Plans and specifications for construction; advertisement for bids; bid deposit; awarding contract; performance bond
  • 48-1555
  • Conveyance or transfer to United States of irrigable lands within district included within federal reclamation project; election; terms of transfer
  • 48-1556
  • Violations of duty by officer; classification
Article 3District Elections
  • 48-1571
  • Election of directors; term of office
  • 48-1573
  • Notice of election; election officers
  • 48-1574
  • Duties of election officers; opening and closing polls
  • 48-1575
  • Canvass of returns; postponement; declaration of result
  • 48-1577
  • Issuance of certificate of election; vacancy in office
Article 4Financial Provisions
  • 48-1592
  • Annual estimate of taxes by board of directors
  • 48-1593
  • Computation of tax rate; levy
  • 48-1594
  • Entry of district assessment on tax rolls; classification of lands
  • 48-1595
  • Tax levy on failure to certify estimates; levy for unpaid indebtedness
  • 48-1596
  • Delinquent taxes; sale of property for taxes
  • 48-1597
  • Payment of taxes by evidences of indebtedness; release of lands from bonded indebtedness
  • 48-1598
  • Issuance of certificate of release upon payment of bonded indebtedness; exception
  • 48-1599
  • Remittance of collections to district treasurer; division of collections into funds; disbursements; treasurer's report
  • 48-1600
  • Use of tax funds; transfer of surplus funds
  • 48-1602
  • Validity of liabilities incurred in excess of express authority
  • 48-1603
  • Failure or neglect of officer to impress lien or collect taxes of district; remedy
  • 48-1604
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 5District Bonds
  • 48-1611
  • General plan for proposed works; engineering services
  • 48-1612
  • Election to authorize issuance of bonds
  • 48-1613
  • Issuance of series bonds; terms of payment; interest rate; denominations
  • 48-1614
  • Issuance of bonds maturing in less than thirty years
  • 48-1615
  • Issuance of additional bonds; priority of liens
  • 48-1616
  • Action to determine validity of bonds
  • 48-1618
  • Payment of bonds; release of lands from bond debt; exception
  • 48-1619
  • District bonds as legal investment for certain funds
Chapter 12
ELECTRICAL DISTRICTS
Article 1Formation, Consolidation and Enlargement of Districts
  • 48-1701
  • Powers and duties of district
  • 48-1703
  • Security for costs upon filing petition
  • 48-1704
  • Notice of hearing on petition; publication; continuance of hearing
  • 48-1705
  • Determination whether district constitutes public use; call for organizational election
  • 48-1706
  • Application for inclusion of additional lands prior to organization of district; condition precedent to application
  • 48-1707
  • Objections to inclusion in proposed district
  • 48-1708
  • Order of board defining boundaries of district; name of district; appointment of election commissioners
  • 48-1710
  • Service of notice of appeal; record on appeal
  • 48-1711
  • Trial of appeal; bond; effect upon organization proceedings
  • 48-1712
  • Nomination of candidates to board of directors; notice of election
  • 48-1713
  • Qualifications of electors; acreage voting; definition
  • 48-1715
  • Returns; canvass by election commissioners
  • 48-1716
  • Examination of returns by board of supervisors; resolution of organization; recording
  • 48-1717
  • Terms of initially elected directors
  • 48-1719
  • Consolidation of districts; election; adjustment of finances
  • 48-1720
  • Division of district; assignment of directors
  • 48-1721
  • Inclusion of additional lands after organization
  • 48-1722
  • Exclusion of lands or subdivision from district by petition; payment of expenses of publication of notice and of hearing
  • 48-1723
  • Notice of hearing on petition for exclusion of lands; hearing
  • 48-1724
  • Entry and filing of order excluding lands or subdivision upon petition
  • 48-1725
  • Guardians, conservators, personal representatives or administrators as petitioners
  • 48-1726
  • Appeal from final action of board on exclusion of lands; entry of final order of board
  • 48-1727
  • Effect of exclusion of lands on district property and organization; powers of board
  • 48-1728
  • Limitation on subsequent formation of new district
Article 2Administration
  • 48-1741
  • Terms of directors; vacancies
  • 48-1742
  • Annual election of directors; notice; qualifications of directors; voting place; expenses
  • 48-1743
  • Increase or reduction in number of members on board; election
  • 48-1744
  • Organization of board; officers; district office
  • 48-1745
  • Bonds and oath of directors
  • 48-1747
  • Administrative powers of board
  • 48-1748
  • Acquisition of tangible and intangible property; users in district dealing directly with suppliers
  • 48-1749
  • Right to use public ways; nature of use
  • 48-1750
  • Providing power for domestic use
  • 48-1751
  • Restrictions on extension of power outside district; contracts with public bodies
  • 48-1752
  • Federal reclamation act adopted; adoption by districts optional
  • 48-1753
  • Exemption from antitrust statutes
  • 48-1754
  • Supervisory powers of the director of water resources over district projects
Article 3Financial Provisions
  • 48-1771
  • Expenses of organizing district; issuance of time warrants
  • 48-1772
  • Administration and general expenses defined; separate assessment and levy of taxes for each division of expense
  • 48-1773
  • Annual estimate of expenses of district; certificate of expense
  • 48-1774
  • Service charges; amount; limitation
  • 48-1775
  • Taxes levied under federal law; apportionment; effect on inchoate titles
  • 48-1776
  • Collection of taxes; delinquent taxes
  • 48-1777
  • Limitation on district indebtedness
  • 48-1778
  • Authority of directors to invest monies; approved investments
  • 48-1779
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 4District Bonds and Refunding Bonds
  • 48-1791
  • Initial general plan of works for district
  • 48-1792
  • Determination of amount of initial bond issue
  • 48-1793
  • Bond election; notice; terms of bonds
  • 48-1794
  • Notice of election; publication; appointment of election officers
  • 48-1795
  • Returns of election; canvass of returns; issuance and sale of bonds
  • 48-1796
  • Authentication of bonds and coupons
  • 48-1797
  • Deposit of proceeds of bonds; bond of district treasurer; liability of directors
  • 48-1798
  • Bond retirement fund; investment of fund
  • 48-1799
  • Issuance of refunding bonds; terms of bonds
  • 48-1800
  • Execution of refunding bonds; interest; sale or exchange of bonds; payment
Article 5Revenue Bonds
  • 48-1811
  • Financial powers of district; limitation; definition
  • 48-1813
  • Terms, conditions and forms of bonds
  • 48-1814
  • Resolution and trust agreements; adoption
  • 48-1818
  • Purchase of bonds by the district
  • 48-1819
  • Validity of bonds; nonliability of officers and directors
  • 48-1821
  • Federal income tax considerations
  • 48-1822
  • Application of bond proceeds
Chapter 13
HOSPITAL DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-1903
  • Establishment of a hospital district; approval
  • 48-1907
  • Powers of hospital district
  • 48-1908
  • Board of directors; members; qualifications; terms; organization
  • 48-1910
  • Powers of board of directors; transaction privilege tax; election
  • 48-1911
  • Leases of hospital or urgent care center and equipment; provisions; cancellation for failure to pay rent; re-lease; auction; notice
  • 48-1913
  • Limit of bonded indebtedness
  • 48-1915
  • Deposit and payment of district monies; investment and reinvestment of sinking fund
  • 48-1916
  • Disposition and use of rental from hospital or urgent care center or medical clinic and equipment
  • 48-1919
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 14
SANITARY DISTRICTS
Article 1In General
  • 48-2001
  • Establishment of sanitary district; territory; purposes; change of name
  • 48-2001.01
  • Merger of sanitary districts; hearing; election; joint meeting; resolution
  • 48-2002
  • Annexation of noncontiguous property
  • 48-2003
  • Annexation of all the territory within a city or town
  • 48-2010
  • Board of directors; qualifications; term; appointment; election; conversion; reorganization; compensation; expenses
  • 48-2011
  • Powers of sanitary district
  • 48-2011.01
  • Wastewater treatment facility and nonpoint source projects; financial assistance loan repayment agreements; definition
  • 48-2011.02
  • Wastewater treatment facility revenues; use
  • 48-2013
  • Compulsory connection; financial assistance
  • 48-2014
  • Lateral and collecting lines
  • 48-2015
  • Sanitation survey, plan and report
  • 48-2016
  • Sanitation survey report; hearings; approval
  • 48-2017
  • Election to determine whether sewer service to be supplied other than by construction of facilities by district
  • 48-2018
  • Performance of work; methods; calls for bids; modification of specifications
  • 48-2020
  • Bond election; subsequent bond election
  • 48-2021
  • Issuance of bonds; subsequent bond issues
  • 48-2022
  • Sale of bonds; disposition of proceeds
  • 48-2025
  • Tax levy to pay principal and interest of bonds
  • 48-2026
  • Tax levy for current expenses
  • 48-2027
  • Fees, rentals and service charges; reserve fund; investments; lien
  • 48-2028
  • Dissolution of sanitary district
  • 48-2029
  • Alternate methods of dissolution of sanitary district
  • 48-2030
  • Unauthorized use of sewer lines as public nuisance; abatement
  • 48-2031
  • Failure to obtain required connection permit; violation of rule; classification
  • 48-2032
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-2033
  • Standards for adoption of moratorium; extensions; limitations; definitions
Article 2Collector Sewer Construction
  • 48-2043
  • Purposes for which public improvements may be undertaken; powers incidental to public improvements
  • 48-2044
  • Resolution of intention to order improvement
  • 48-2045
  • Plans; limitation on assessment
  • 48-2046
  • Publication of resolution of intention; posting notice of resolution; mailing notice
  • 48-2047
  • Protest against proposed improvement; protest as bar to improvement proceedings; objection to extent of assessment district; special action
  • 48-2048
  • Qualifications and procedure for making and hearing protests and objections
  • 48-2049
  • Resolution ordering improvement; notice; bids
  • 48-2050
  • Assessment of public property
  • 48-2051
  • Payment of costs by sanitary district
  • 48-2052
  • Bids; bond; award of contract; entering into contract; liability on bond
  • 48-2053
  • Option of sanitary district to reject bids; sanitary district as contractor; limitation of assessment
  • 48-2054
  • Form and execution of contract; supervision of performance; delivery of assessment
  • 48-2055
  • Bonds required from contractor
  • 48-2057
  • Diagrams of property affected; estimate of benefits; assessment; warrant
  • 48-2058
  • Delivery of warrant and assessment to contractor; demand for payment; release of assessments; review of assessment
  • 48-2059
  • Action against property owner to collect assessment
  • 48-2060
  • Invalidity of liens or bonds; extent of validity; means to secure interest of persons damaged
  • 48-2061
  • Proportionate assessment; collection or issuance of bonds
  • 48-2062
  • Correctness of assessment; reallocation of assessment
  • 48-2063
  • Issuance of improvement bonds; fund for payment of bonds
  • 48-2064
  • Description of improvement bonds in resolution and notices
  • 48-2065
  • List of unpaid assessments; issuance of bonds; denominations; due date
  • 48-2067
  • Certification of unpaid assessments; payments by installment; interest; payments in advance
  • 48-2068
  • Collection of assessment installments; notice; delinquent installments
  • 48-2069
  • List of delinquent installments; publication of notice; sale of delinquent property
  • 48-2070
  • Payment after delinquency and before sale
  • 48-2071
  • Sale procedure; disposition of property by sanitary district
  • 48-2074
  • Deed to purchaser; notice to owner; redemption after notice; effect of deed
  • 48-2075
  • Disposition of sale proceeds
  • 48-2076
  • Resolution for collection of assessments by taxation
  • 48-2077
  • Procedure if assessment declared void
  • 48-2078
  • Failure to hold or adjourn scheduled hearing; provision for subsequent hearing
  • 48-2079
  • Proof of publication and posting
  • 48-2080
  • Public records; duties of engineer
  • 48-2081
  • Bond anticipation notes; form; procedures applicable
  • 48-2082
  • Revolving fund; lapsing provisions; separate fund
  • 48-2084
  • Improvement districts for enhanced sanitation services
  • 48-2085
  • Reallocation of assessments in the event of land exchange for public property
Article 3Refunding Bonds
  • 48-2091.01
  • Use of net proceeds of refunding bonds; authorized investments
  • 48-2091.02
  • Modified assessment; notice and hearing
  • 48-2091.03
  • Security for and payment of bonds; special fund
Chapter 15
PEST ABATEMENT DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-2102
  • Petition to form district; contents of petition
  • 48-2103
  • Exclusion of agricultural land
  • 48-2106
  • Amendment of district boundaries
  • 48-2107
  • Directors; terms; qualifications; first meeting
  • 48-2108
  • Powers and duties of directors; assessments
  • 48-2111
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 16
HEALTH SERVICE DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-2202
  • Establishment of health service district; purpose; limitations; definition
  • 48-2203
  • Formation of district; district impact statement; petition; hearing; notice; definition
  • 48-2206
  • Election to determine organization of district; notice of election; qualifications of voters
  • 48-2207
  • Declaration of election result and recording order
  • 48-2207.01
  • Territory of health service district; additions and deletions; notice and hearing
  • 48-2208
  • Board of directors; selection; qualifications; terms; compensation; expenses; restrictions
  • 48-2209
  • Powers of health service district
  • 48-2210
  • Health services survey and report; review by department
  • 48-2211
  • Health services survey report; hearings; approval
  • 48-2212
  • Construction of facilities; provision of services; methods; contracting for services
  • 48-2213
  • Elections; qualifications of voters; affidavit; challenges
  • 48-2214
  • Bond election; subsequent bond election
  • 48-2215
  • Issuance of bonds; subsequent bond issues
  • 48-2216
  • Sale of bonds; disposition of proceeds
  • 48-2217
  • Limit of bonded indebtedness
  • 48-2220
  • Tax levy to pay principal and interest of bonds
  • 48-2221
  • Rentals and service charges
  • 48-2222
  • Leases of medical clinic and equipment; provisions; cancellation for failure to pay rent; release; auction; notice
  • 48-2223
  • Tax levy for current expenses
  • 48-2224
  • Dissolution of health service district
  • 48-2225
  • Jurisdiction of the department of health services
  • 48-2226
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-2227
  • Incorporated area in the district; withdrawal
Chapter 17
AGRICULTURAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS
Article 1Formation
  • 48-2302
  • District as municipal corporation
  • 48-2303
  • Purposes for which district may be organized
  • 48-2304
  • Petition for organization; notice; bond
  • 48-2305
  • Qualifications of petitioners
  • 48-2307
  • Appeal from order of board of supervisors
  • 48-2308
  • Election upon question of organization; notice
  • 48-2311
  • Canvass of votes; declaration of results
  • 48-2312
  • Completion of district organization; limitation on inclusion of certain lands
  • 48-2313
  • Contest of election or organization; appeal
  • 48-2314
  • Qualification of initial directors; term of office
  • 48-2315
  • Organization of initial board of directors; appointment of officers
Article 2Administration
  • 48-2331
  • Organization of board; term of office; location of district office
  • 48-2333
  • Meetings of board of directors; minutes
  • 48-2334
  • Definitions; procedures for participation by interested persons in proposed changes in electric rates
  • 48-2335
  • Administrative powers of board
  • 48-2337
  • Additional power to make contracts and agreements; contents; effect of contract on landowners' rights
  • 48-2338
  • Powers of board of directors relating to property
  • 48-2339
  • Construction of works across private and public property
  • 48-2341
  • Right of entry to survey; acquisition of property for works
  • 48-2342
  • Effect of inclusion of drainage district within boundaries
Article 3Alternate Form of Administration
  • 48-2361
  • Power of certain districts to change form of governing body
  • 48-2362
  • District council; powers; meetings
  • 48-2363
  • Board of directors; qualifications; election; powers and duties
  • 48-2364
  • President and vice-president; election; term of office
  • 48-2367
  • Limitation on powers of council and board of directors
  • 48-2368
  • Limitation on effect of article
Article 4District Elections
  • 48-2381
  • Election of directors and president; number of directors; division of district
  • 48-2382
  • Election where number of members of board increased
  • 48-2384
  • Designation of election precincts and voting places; notice of election; election officers; polling places
  • 48-2385
  • Duties of election officers; time of election; form of ballots
  • 48-2386
  • Counting votes; election returns; recount
  • 48-2387
  • Applicability of general election laws
  • 48-2388
  • Canvass of election returns; declaration of result
  • 48-2389
  • Statement of results of election; certificate of election
  • 48-2390
  • Qualification of directors; bond; appointment to fill vacancy
  • 48-2392
  • Tie vote; primary and general election
Article 5Financial Provisions
  • 48-2411
  • Annual estimate of district expenditures
  • 48-2412
  • Proportionate division of estimate if district lies in more than one county
  • 48-2413
  • Failure of district to provide estimate
  • 48-2414
  • Computation of tax rate; levy
  • 48-2415
  • Entry of tax on roll; collection
  • 48-2416
  • Applicability of state tax laws; duty of county officers
  • 48-2417
  • Payment of district taxes without paying other taxes
  • 48-2418
  • Transmittal to district treasurer of monies collected by county treasurer
  • 48-2420
  • Payment of interest coupons; redemption of unmatured bonds
  • 48-2422
  • Payment of warrants; reports of district treasurer
  • 48-2423
  • Annual financial report by board of directors
  • 48-2424
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 6District Bonds
  • 48-2441
  • Purposes for which bonds may be issued
  • 48-2443
  • Form of bonds; interest rate; record of sales
  • 48-2445
  • Lien of bonds; payment of bonds
Article 7Revenue Bonds
  • 48-2463
  • Purposes for which revenue bonds may be issued
  • 48-2467
  • Adoption of resolution; trust agreement
  • 48-2468
  • Covenants in resolution or trust agreement
  • 48-2472
  • Purchase of bonds by districts
  • 48-2473
  • Disposition of proceeds and other monies
  • 48-2474
  • Validity of bonds; nonliability of officers and directors
Chapter 18
DRAINAGE AND FLOOD PROTECTION DISTRICTS
Article 1Formation
  • 48-2601
  • Definition of same general system of works
  • 48-2603
  • Petition for organization; notice; bond
  • 48-2604
  • Qualifications of petitioners
  • 48-2606
  • Appeal from order of board of supervisors
  • 48-2607
  • District divisions; number of directors; exception
  • 48-2608
  • Election upon question of organization; notice
  • 48-2609
  • Qualifications of electors; exception
  • 48-2611
  • Canvass of votes; declaration of results
  • 48-2612
  • Completion of district organization; organization of another district including lands of district
  • 48-2613
  • Contest of election or organization; appeal
  • 48-2614
  • Qualification of initial directors; term of office
  • 48-2615
  • Organization of initial board of directors; secretary
Article 2Change of Boundaries and Dissolution
  • 48-2631
  • Change of boundaries of divisions
  • 48-2632
  • Change of boundaries of district; effect
  • 48-2633
  • Petition for change of boundaries; costs
  • 48-2634
  • Personal representatives as petitioners
  • 48-2635
  • Notice of petition and hearing
  • 48-2636
  • Hearing on petition for inclusion of lands; order changing boundaries when petition unopposed; effect of failure to protest
  • 48-2637
  • Order for election upon opposed petition; notice and conduct of election; ballots
  • 48-2638
  • Results of election; order changing boundaries
  • 48-2639
  • Recording order for change of boundaries; effect of inclusion of lands
  • 48-2640
  • Entry of petition in board minutes; effect
Article 3Administration
  • 48-2661
  • Organization of board of directors; term; district office
  • 48-2663
  • Meetings of board of directors; minutes
  • 48-2664
  • Powers of board of directors
  • 48-2665
  • Plan for construction of works; notice; bids; award of contract; bond
  • 48-2666
  • Construction of works across public or private property
  • 48-2668
  • Title to property held by district; enforcement of property rights by board
Article 4District Elections
  • 48-2681
  • Election of directors; qualification; vacancies
  • 48-2682
  • Change in number of directors; petition
  • 48-2683
  • Notice of election; election officers; polling places
  • 48-2684
  • Duties of election officers; time of election; form of ballots
  • 48-2685
  • Counting votes; election returns; recount
  • 48-2686
  • Applicability of general election laws
  • 48-2687
  • Canvass of returns; declaration of result
  • 48-2688
  • Statement of results of election; certificate of election
Article 5Financial Provisions
  • 48-2702
  • Annual estimate of expenditures by board of directors
  • 48-2703
  • Apportionment of annual estimate among counties in which district is located
  • 48-2704
  • Computation of tax rate; levy
  • 48-2705
  • Entry of tax on roll; collection of taxes and assessments
  • 48-2706
  • Applicability of state tax laws; duties of county officers
  • 48-2707
  • Payment of district taxes without paying other taxes
  • 48-2708
  • Levy of special assessment; election; collection; disbursement
  • 48-2709
  • Levy of assessments for completion of drainage works; election
  • 48-2710
  • Liability of state for assessments against state lands included within district; effect of sale to private owner
  • 48-2712
  • Disbursements; report by treasurer
  • 48-2714
  • Payment of interest coupons; redemption of unmatured bonds
  • 48-2715
  • Disbursements from construction fund
  • 48-2716
  • Annual financial report by board of directors
  • 48-2717
  • Exemption from taxation of bonds and certain property of district
  • 48-2718
  • Limit of indebtedness; exception
  • 48-2719
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 6Unit System of Taxation
  • 48-2731
  • Petitioning for subdivision of district into forty-acre units upon organization
  • 48-2732
  • Proceeding on presentation of petition requesting subdivision; purpose of subdivision
  • 48-2733
  • Division of district into subdivisions and apportionment of benefit units
  • 48-2735
  • Tax levy; entry on assessment roll; collection of tax and assessments
  • 48-2736
  • Apportionment of assessments levied among subdivisions on unit basis
Article 7District Bonds
  • 48-2752
  • Action to determine validity of bonds; appeal
  • 48-2753
  • Action to test validity of bonds on failure of board to commence action
  • 48-2754
  • Extent of hearing; consolidation of actions
  • 48-2755
  • Rules of procedure applicable in contests
  • 48-2756
  • Terms of bonds; form; interest rate; record of sales
  • 48-2758
  • Lien of bonds; payment of bonds
Article 8Refunding District Indebtedness
  • 48-2771
  • Authority to refund indebtedness
  • 48-2772
  • Petition requesting issuance of refunding bonds
  • 48-2773
  • Election to authorize issuance of refunding bonds
  • 48-2774
  • Terms of refunding bonds; interest rate; form
  • 48-2775
  • Sale of refunding bonds; disposition of proceeds
  • 48-2776
  • Exchange of refunding bonds for bonds, coupons or evidences of indebtedness; report of cancellations
  • 48-2778
  • Unlawful sale or exchange of refunding bonds
Article 9Destruction of Unsold Bonds or Reduction of Bonded Indebtedness
  • 48-2791
  • Proposal to destroy unsold bonds; call for election; destruction of bonds
  • 48-2792
  • Election on proposal to destroy unsold bonds
  • 48-2793
  • Order for destruction of unsold bonds
  • 48-2794
  • Authority to reduce bonded indebtedness
  • 48-2795
  • Election to reduce bonded indebtedness; notice and conduct of election
  • 48-2796
  • Effect of reduction of bonded indebtedness on validity of other bonds authorized
Article 10Flood Prevention Districts
  • 48-2811
  • Organization of flood protection district; limitation on lands to be included; powers of district
  • 48-2812
  • Cooperation with state and municipalities
  • 48-2813
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-2814
  • Transfer of lands; procedure; limitations; definition
Article 11Financing Flood Protection Facilities
  • 48-2833
  • Purposes for which public improvements may be undertaken; powers incidental to public improvements
  • 48-2834
  • Petition; resolution of intention to order improvement
  • 48-2836
  • Notice of intent to construct and to levy assessment
  • 48-2837
  • Objection to extent of assessment district; hearing; modified assessment district; special action
  • 48-2838
  • Resolution ordering improvement; notice; proposals; alternative procurement methods
  • 48-2839
  • Assessment of public property
  • 48-2840
  • Payment of costs by flood protection district
  • 48-2841
  • Proposals; bond; award of contract; entering into contract; liability on bond
  • 48-2842
  • Form and execution of contract; supervision of performance; surety
  • 48-2843
  • Bonds required from contractor
  • 48-2844
  • Diagrams of property affected; estimate of benefits; assessment; warrant
  • 48-2845
  • Delivery of warrant and assessment to contractor; demand for payment; release of assessments; review of assessment
  • 48-2846
  • Action against property owner to collect assessment
  • 48-2847
  • Invalidity of liens or bonds; extent of validity; means to secure interest of persons damaged
  • 48-2848
  • Correctness of assessment; reallocation of assessment
  • 48-2849
  • Issuance of improvement bonds; fund for payment of bonds
  • 48-2850
  • Description of improvement bonds in resolution and notices
  • 48-2851
  • List of unpaid assessments; issuance of bonds; denominations; due date; certificate of completion
  • 48-2853
  • Certification of unpaid assessments; payments by installment; interest; payments in advance
  • 48-2854
  • Collection of assessments by taxation
  • 48-2855
  • Procedure if assessment declared void
  • 48-2856
  • Failure to hold or adjourn scheduled hearing; subsequent hearing
  • 48-2857
  • Proof of publication and posting
  • 48-2858
  • Public records; duties of engineer
  • 48-2859
  • Bond anticipation notes; form; procedures applicable
  • 48-2861
  • Reallocation of assessments; public land exchange
Chapter 19
IRRIGATION AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Article 1Formation
  • 48-2901
  • District as municipal corporation
  • 48-2902
  • Taking of waters without compensation prohibited
  • 48-2904
  • Name of district; change of name
  • 48-2905
  • Petition for organization; inclusion of power of drainage
  • 48-2906
  • Bond required upon filing petition; payment of costs of organization
  • 48-2907
  • Time of hearing petition; notice of hearing
  • 48-2908
  • Proof of publication of notice of hearing; veracity of signatures on petition
  • 48-2909
  • Hearing; determination of district boundaries
  • 48-2910
  • Hearing on vesting proposed district with power of drainage
  • 48-2911
  • Denial of petition or application
  • 48-2912
  • Remedy of persons aggrieved by board order
  • 48-2913
  • Order of election; contents
  • 48-2914
  • Nine member board of directors in certain districts; adoption of nine member board after organization
  • 48-2914.01
  • Additional directors at large in certain districts
  • 48-2915
  • Election of all directors at large in certain districts
  • 48-2917
  • Qualifications of electors; definitions
  • 48-2919
  • Conduct of election; return
  • 48-2921
  • Canvass of votes; declaration of result; organization of another district including lands of district
  • 48-2922
  • Completion of district organization; qualification of directors; determination of term of initial directors
  • 48-2923
  • Testing validity of organization of district by quo warranto
Article 2Change of Boundaries and Dissolution
  • 48-2941
  • Petition for inclusion of lands; notice of hearing; payment of expenses of publishing notice
  • 48-2942
  • Hearing on petition for inclusion of lands; liability of petitioners for pro rata share of district indebtedness; acceptance or rejection of petition; order of inclusion
  • 48-2943
  • Completion of inclusion of lands; terms and conditions of inclusion for certain lands; amendment of terms
  • 48-2944
  • Appeal from denial of protest against inclusion; apportionment of new lands into divisions of district; effect of inclusion upon district rights and obligations
  • 48-2945
  • Exclusion of lands from district by petition; payment of expenses of publication of notice and of hearing
  • 48-2946
  • Notice of hearing on petition for exclusion of lands; hearing
  • 48-2947
  • Entry and filing of order excluding lands upon petition
  • 48-2948
  • Personal representatives as petitioners
  • 48-2949
  • Exclusion of unproductive lands from district by resolution; notice
  • 48-2950
  • Hearing on resolution for exclusion of lands; action of board
  • 48-2951
  • Appeal from final action of board on exclusion of lands; entry of final order of board
  • 48-2952
  • Effect of exclusion of lands on district property and organization; powers of board
  • 48-2953
  • Concurrent exclusion and inclusion of land
  • 48-2954
  • Dissolution of district; disposition of assets
Article 3Administration
  • 48-2971
  • Officers; office of district
  • 48-2973
  • Form of official oath and bond of directors
  • 48-2974
  • Compensation of directors; petition to submit schedule of salaries and fees
  • 48-2975
  • Meetings of board of directors; records
  • 48-2976
  • Publication of minutes; effective date of by-laws, rules, regulations and resolutions
  • 48-2977
  • Administrative powers of board of directors
  • 48-2978
  • General powers of board of directors
  • 48-2979
  • Investment and reinvestment of sinking fund
  • 48-2980
  • Powers of district vested with power of drainage
  • 48-2981
  • Powers of district serving municipal and industrial waters on June 12, 1980
  • 48-2982
  • Powers of board in legal proceedings; judicial notice of district; exception
  • 48-2983
  • Acquisition of existing irrigation or drainage works by district; approval by state certification board
  • 48-2984
  • Contract for purchase, enlargement and completion of existing irrigation system; approval of state certification board
  • 48-2985
  • Plans and specifications for construction; advertisement for bids
  • 48-2986
  • Award of contract; bond; letting of work without advertising for bids
  • 48-2987
  • Supervisory powers of director of water resources over district projects
  • 48-2988
  • Entry upon lands for district purposes
  • 48-2989
  • Construction of works across public or private property
  • 48-2990
  • Pro rata distribution of water subject to priorities; payment of water tax
  • 48-2991
  • Distribution of water when supply insufficient
  • 48-2992
  • Construction and maintenance of levees to control overflow
  • 48-2993
  • Power of district to hold and use property; tax exemption of property
  • 48-2994
  • Conveyance or transfer to United States of irrigable lands within district included within federal reclamation project; election; terms of transfer
  • 48-2995
  • Limitation on power of board to incur district indebtedness
  • 48-2996
  • Violation or neglect of duty by district officer; classification
  • 48-2998
  • Alternative plan to eradicate noxious plants
Article 4District Elections
  • 48-3011
  • Election of directors; term; qualifications; vacancies
  • 48-3012
  • Division of district into divisions; representation of district; redivision
  • 48-3013
  • Election of directors in a district not divided into divisions
  • 48-3014
  • Election in district having nine-member board
  • 48-3016
  • Notice of election; polling places; election judges
  • 48-3017
  • Time of election; duties of election judges
  • 48-3018
  • Number of votes to which elector entitled
  • 48-3019
  • Counting votes; election returns
  • 48-3020
  • Canvass of returns; declaration of results; failure to make returns
  • 48-3021
  • Limitation upon rejection of ballots or declaring election void
  • 48-3022
  • Statement of result of election
  • 48-3023
  • Filing certified statement of result; qualification of directors
Article 5Acreage System of Voting
  • 48-3041
  • Adoption of acreage system of voting
  • 48-3042
  • Forms of election materials; applicability of general election laws
  • 48-3045
  • Handling and distribution of ballots
  • 48-3046
  • Marking and checking of ballots
  • 48-3048
  • Manner of marking ballot; determining right to vote
  • 48-3049
  • Absent voters or voters with disabilities
  • 48-3050
  • Determination of election result
  • 48-3051
  • Conveyance of property for voting purposes; voting by corporation
Article 6State and Federal Lands Within District
  • 48-3071
  • State lands subject to irrigation district laws
  • 48-3072
  • Irrigation assessments as lien on state lands within district; enforcement
  • 48-3073
  • Notification to state land department of state lands included within district; sale or lease of land subject to irrigation assessments
  • 48-3074
  • Validation of prior assessments against state lands
  • 48-3075
  • Sale of state land; lessee on land credited with water right acquired by payment of district assessments
  • 48-3077
  • Assessment of United States lands within district; status of entrymen
Article 7Contracts With United States
  • 48-3091
  • Organization of district for purpose of cooperating with United States under reclamation laws; power of districts to contract
  • 48-3092
  • General powers of board; terms of contract with United States
  • 48-3093
  • Bonds deposited with United States; collection of monies
  • 48-3094
  • Election upon question of contract; judicial determination of validity of contract and proceedings
  • 48-3095
  • Conveyance of district property to United States
  • 48-3096
  • Payments due under contract with United States; district assessments; determination of rate
  • 48-3097
  • Powers of district and United States for purpose of carrying out contract
  • 48-3098
  • Consent of secretary of interior required to dissolve or change boundaries of district or release lands from bonded indebtedness
Article 8Financial Provisions
  • 48-3112
  • Estimate of annual financial requirements
  • 48-3113
  • Estimate by board of supervisors upon failure of district board to provide estimate
  • 48-3114
  • Determination of tax rate; fiscal year
  • 48-3115
  • Entry of district taxes and assessments upon assessment roll
  • 48-3116
  • Manner of assessment and levy
  • 48-3117
  • Acceptance of warrants of district in payment of district taxes
  • 48-3118
  • Payment of district taxes without paying other taxes
  • 48-3119
  • Applicability of state tax laws; exemption of state lands
  • 48-3120
  • Sale of delinquent lands by district secretary upon failure of treasurer to act
  • 48-3121
  • Purchase by district of lands sold at tax sale; resale by district
  • 48-3122
  • Payment of bonded indebtedness; release of lands
  • 48-3123
  • Issuance of certificate of release upon payment of bonded indebtedness
  • 48-3124
  • Remittance of collections to district treasurer; division of collections into funds; disbursements
  • 48-3125
  • Application of tax monies; exceptions as to surplus
  • 48-3126
  • Payment of claims; imprest fund; purpose
  • 48-3127
  • Warrant register; form of warrant
  • 48-3128
  • Issuance of warrants or promissory notes for loans
  • 48-3129
  • Monthly financial report by district treasurer
  • 48-3131
  • Failure of officials to create lien or collect taxes; remedy by mandamus
  • 48-3133
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 9District Assessments
  • 48-3151
  • Authority to levy district assessments; contents of resolution; terms as to delinquencies
  • 48-3152
  • Landowner defined; effect of service of notice on married person, guardian, administrator or attorney-in-fact
  • 48-3153
  • Limitation on amount of assessment; special election on assessment in excess of limitation
  • 48-3154
  • Filing copy of resolution; lien of assessment; payment of assessment
  • 48-3155
  • Notice of sale of lands for failure to pay installment or assessment
  • 48-3157
  • Issuance of certificate of redemption; issuance of deed upon failure to redeem; enforcement of right to possession
  • 48-3158
  • Action to recover assessment
  • 48-3159
  • District tax and assessment as first lien
  • 48-3160
  • Conversion of defaulted assessment into first mortgage lien
  • 48-3161
  • Order of conversion; notice to landowners
  • 48-3162
  • Authority of district secretary to execute notes and mortgages upon failure of landowner to do so; effect
  • 48-3163
  • Enforcement of liens against state or United States
  • 48-3165
  • Conversion of district taxes into mortgage liens; priority
  • 48-3166
  • Enforcement or foreclosure of other liens or demands subject to prior converted mortgage liens; exception; limitation on issuance of district bonds
  • 48-3167
  • Agreement by board to guarantee payment of converted liens
  • 48-3168
  • Tax lien for payment of bonds as superior to mortgage lien
  • 48-3169
  • Rule making powers of board
Article 10District Bonds
  • 48-3181
  • General plan for proposed works; engineering services
  • 48-3182
  • Filing of maps and lists by board of directors prior to bond issue, construction contract or assessment; notice; submission of maps and lists to state certification board
  • 48-3183
  • Hearing; exclusion or inclusion of lands; acceptance of map and list
  • 48-3184
  • Contents of resolution of exclusion when water supply insufficient for district lands
  • 48-3185
  • Conveyance of land to district upon adoption of resolution of exclusion; mortgages by owners of inchoate titles; approval by state certification board
  • 48-3186
  • Sale of lands under resolution of exclusion; disposition of proceeds; execution of mortgage by entrymen or lessees of state lands
  • 48-3187
  • Refund by district of taxes paid by owner of excluded lands
  • 48-3188
  • Examination of engineer's report by state certification board; authority of board
  • 48-3189
  • Resolution adopting plan and calling for issuance of bonds; call for bond election
  • 48-3190
  • Election to authorize issuance of bonds
  • 48-3191
  • Incomplete title owners; liability for indebtedness
  • 48-3192
  • Form of bonds; record of sales
  • 48-3193
  • Authorization of additional bonds; priority of liens
  • 48-3194
  • Limitation on bonded indebtedness
  • 48-3195
  • Power of board to enter into contract with United States for construction or purchase of works
  • 48-3196
  • Special election on question whether bond issue should be cancelled and general plan abandoned; cancellation of certain unsold bonds by resolution
  • 48-3197
  • Action to determine validity of bonds; hearing; judgment
  • 48-3198
  • Sale of bonds; notice; minimum price; use of unsold bonds
  • 48-3199
  • Application of article; other methods of financing; prohibition
  • 48-3200
  • Certified bonds as legal investment for savings bank or as security for public funds
  • 48-3201
  • Resolution to make bonds available as legal investment; filing with state certification board
  • 48-3202
  • Investigations and findings of state certification board upon certifying bonds
  • 48-3203
  • Authorization of expenditures from proceeds of certified bonds by state certification board
  • 48-3204
  • Issuance of certificate; form
  • 48-3205
  • Payment of expenses of state certification board
  • 48-3206
  • Payment of bonds and interest
  • 48-3207
  • Drinking water facility projects; loan repayment agreements; definitions
Article 10.1Revenue Bonds
  • 48-3213
  • Purpose for which revenue bonds may be issued
  • 48-3217
  • Adoption of resolution; trust agreement
  • 48-3218
  • Covenants in resolution or trust agreement
  • 48-3219.03
  • Disposition of proceeds and other monies
  • 48-3219.04
  • Validity of bonds; nonliability of officers and directors
Article 11Refunding District Indebtedness
  • 48-3222
  • Issuance of refunding bonds
  • 48-3226
  • Payment of matured refunding bonds or coupons; cancellation of redeemed bonds
  • 48-3227
  • Powers of board relating to refunding bonds; applicability of certain public finance laws
  • 48-3228
  • Refunding of warrants and other indebtedness of district
Article 12Insolvency of District
  • 48-3241
  • Petition for hearing where district in default on financial obligations; notice of hearing
  • 48-3242
  • Meeting of bondholders with board of directors; selection of committee; voting
  • 48-3243
  • Bondholders' agreement; failure to agree within one year
  • 48-3244
  • Submission of bondholders' agreement to superior court by petition
  • 48-3245
  • Publication of bondholders' agreement; filing of dissents to agreement
  • 48-3246
  • Failure to file dissent deemed acceptance of agreement
  • 48-3248
  • Procedure in court action; appeal to supreme court; costs
  • 48-3249
  • Abrogation of agreement by failure to deposit fifty-one per cent of bonds
  • 48-3250
  • Change in terms of agreement; effective date
  • 48-3251
  • Permissive deposit of bonds with treasurer
  • 48-3252
  • Expenses of committee; payment
  • 48-3253
  • Powers of committee in enforcing agreement
  • 48-3254
  • Abrogation of agreement and discharge of committee when bond obligations discharged; discharge of individual from tax liability by payment of proportionate liability
  • 48-3255
  • Partial payment of bonds and interest
  • 48-3256
  • Acceptance of bond interest coupons by committee
Chapter 20
IRRIGATION WATER DELIVERY DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-3402
  • Rights and powers of district
  • 48-3403
  • Water rights on unirrigated areas
Article 2Formation, Change of Boundaries and Dissolution
  • 48-3421
  • Authority to organize district; purposes
  • 48-3422
  • Petition to organize district; inclusion of lands within another district
  • 48-3423
  • Notice of hearing; bond for expenses of organization
  • 48-3424
  • Hearing; order of board; completion of district organization
  • 48-3425
  • Immediate organization of district on filing petition signed by all landowners
  • 48-3426
  • Time limitation upon filing action attacking validity of district organization
  • 48-3427
  • Inclusion or exclusion of lands; consolidation of districts
Article 3Administration
  • 48-3441
  • Board of trustees; compensation; employment of personnel; quorum
  • 48-3444
  • Biennial election of trustees
  • 48-3445
  • Secretary of board; board minutes
  • 48-3446
  • Powers and duties of board; issue of time warrants
  • 48-3447
  • Operation and maintenance of water delivery works by district; right of eminent domain
  • 48-3448
  • Use of roads and streets as right of way
  • 48-3449
  • Irrigation service to nondistrict lands
  • 48-3450
  • Restrictions upon delivery of water by district
  • 48-3451
  • Suspension of district functions
Article 4Financial Provisions
  • 48-3471
  • District treasurer; district funds
  • 48-3472
  • District property exempt from taxation; tax levy; service charges
  • 48-3473
  • Estimate of expenses; levy and collection of taxes
  • 48-3474
  • Credit on district taxes for irrigation project charges against lands within project
  • 48-3475
  • Service charges payable other than by taxation
  • 48-3476
  • Payment of district taxes required in advance
  • 48-3477
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 21
FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS
Article 1County Flood Control Districts
  • 48-3602
  • Organization of county flood control district
  • 48-3603
  • Powers, duties and immunities of district and board; exemptions
  • 48-3604
  • Establishing zones in the district
  • 48-3605
  • Assistance for floodplain delineations; duties of director
  • 48-3606
  • Assistance for topographic mapping
  • 48-3607
  • Director may contract for work
  • 48-3608
  • Assistance in flood insurance program
  • 48-3609
  • Floodplain delineation; regulation of use; federal requirements and definitions
  • 48-3609.02
  • Adoption of rules; procedures; exemptions; definition
  • 48-3610
  • Assumption of powers and duties by cities and towns; resolution; definitions
  • 48-3611
  • Citizens' flood control advisory board; qualification; functions
  • 48-3613
  • Authorization required for development in watercourses; exceptions; enforcement
  • 48-3614
  • Declaration of public nuisance; abatement
  • 48-3615
  • Violation; classification; civil penalties; strict liability
  • 48-3615.01
  • Notice of violation; hearing; final decision; civil penalty; injunctive relief
  • 48-3616
  • Survey and report of flood control problems and facilities; comprehensive program; adoption by board; hearing
  • 48-3617
  • Development of flood control plan by director of water resources
  • 48-3618
  • Resolution calling for bond election; notice; manner of conducting election
  • 48-3619
  • Form, issuance and sale of bonds; limitation on bonded indebtedness; payment of bonds and interest
  • 48-3620
  • Certification and levy of taxes; limitation
  • 48-3622
  • Permission required to connect to storm water drain; fee; violation; classification
  • 48-3623
  • Authority to issue refunding bonds; procedure; disposition of proceeds
  • 48-3624
  • Cooperation in flood control projects
  • 48-3627
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-3628
  • Condemnation actions; interest
Article 2Flood Control District Regulations
  • 48-3644
  • Prohibited acts by district and employees; enforcement; notice
  • 48-3645
  • Licensing time frames; compliance; consequence for failure to comply with time frame; exemptions; definitions
  • 48-3646
  • License application process
  • 48-3649
  • Clarification of interpretation
Chapter 22
MULTI-COUNTY WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-3702
  • District as municipal corporation
  • 48-3703
  • Purposes for which district may be organized
  • 48-3704
  • Petition for formation of district
  • 48-3705
  • Notice; hearing on petitions; transcript
  • 48-3706
  • Establishment of district; appeal
  • 48-3707
  • Areas outside of district; inclusion of additional counties
  • 48-3708
  • Board of directors; weighted voting; members; term; compensation
  • 48-3709
  • District elections; nominating petitions
  • 48-3710
  • Organization of board; oath; Arizona water banking authority
  • 48-3712
  • Powers and duties of the board
  • 48-3713.01
  • Additional authority and limitations regarding water storage
  • 48-3713.02
  • Additional authority regarding water storage
  • 48-3713.03
  • Lower Colorado river multispecies conservation program; definition
  • 48-3714
  • Authority of political subdivisions to enter into long-term contracts
  • 48-3715.01
  • Fund for acquiring and conserving supplemental water
  • 48-3715.03
  • Arizona water banking fund; disbursement of monies
  • 48-3717
  • Construction and limitation of chapter
  • 48-3718
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 2Judicial Validation of Contracts
  • 48-3731
  • Proceedings to test validity of contracts; petition
  • 48-3732
  • Time for hearing; notice; summons; parties; pleadings
  • 48-3733
  • Hearing; determination of validity
Article 3Revenue Bonds
  • 48-3752
  • Terms, conditions and forms of bonds
  • 48-3753
  • Resolution and trust agreements; adoption
  • 48-3754
  • Resolution and trust agreements; covenants
  • 48-3757
  • Purchase of bonds by the district
  • 48-3758
  • Validity of bonds; nonliability of officers and directors
  • 48-3760
  • Federal income tax considerations
  • 48-3761
  • Application of bond proceeds
  • 48-3762
  • Limitation on amount, rates, fees and charges
Article 4Replenishment
  • 48-3771
  • District replenishment obligations; replenishment location; source of replenishment; exception
  • 48-3772
  • Duties and powers of district regarding replenishment
  • 48-3773
  • Additional duties; special fund; revolving fund
  • 48-3774
  • Qualification as member land
  • 48-3774.01
  • Category 1 member lands; category 2 member lands; fees
  • 48-3776
  • Storage and recovery outside the district
  • 48-3777
  • Municipal provider reporting requirements
  • 48-3778
  • Annual assessment; general revenue law
  • 48-3780
  • Qualification as a member service area; termination
  • 48-3780.01
  • Member service area; replenishment reserve
  • 48-3781
  • Annual replenishment tax; contract replenishment tax
  • 48-3782
  • Delinquent taxes; interest; failure to file report; civil penalties; violation; classification
  • 48-3783
  • Inspections, investigations and audits
Chapter 24
COUNTY FREE LIBRARY DISTRICT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-3901
  • County free library district; notice of proposed establishment; board of directors
  • 48-3902
  • Powers and duties; contracts between counties for use of library
  • 48-3906
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 25
COUNTY JAIL DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-4002
  • Board of directors; administrative powers, duties and immunities
  • 48-4003
  • Functional powers and duties
  • 48-4004
  • Juvenile detention facilities
  • 48-4005
  • Management of juvenile detention facilities
Article 2Financial Provisions
  • 48-4021
  • Community corrections taxes; election
  • 48-4023.01
  • Property tax levy for juvenile detention facilities
  • 48-4024
  • County maintenance of effort
  • 48-4024.01
  • County alternative maintenance of effort
  • 48-4025
  • County jail district general fund; annual audit
  • 48-4026
  • Adjustment of municipal expenditure limitation
Chapter 26
STADIUM DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-4203
  • Powers and duties of board of directors; report; conflict of interest
  • 48-4204
  • Constructing and operating a stadium and other structures; regulating alcoholic beverages
  • 48-4205
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 2Financial Provisions
  • 48-4231
  • County stadium district fund
  • 48-4231.01
  • Financial and performance audits of districts owning multipurpose facilities; appearance before joint committee on capital review
  • 48-4231.02
  • Financial reports; database of expenditures
  • 48-4234
  • Car rental surcharge for major league spring training; rate; administration; credit; definition
  • 48-4235
  • Assessment in lieu of property tax; rate; administration
  • 48-4236
  • Transaction privilege tax; spring training; rate; administration
  • 48-4237
  • Transaction privilege tax; multipurpose facilities; rate; administration
Article 3District Bonds
  • 48-4251
  • County stadium district bonds
  • 48-4252
  • Bond obligations of the district
  • 48-4253
  • Certification of bonds by attorney general
  • 48-4254
  • County stadium district bonds as legal investments
Chapter 27
GROUNDWATER REPLENISHMENT DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-4403
  • District as municipal corporation; exemption from taxation; judicial review
  • 48-4404
  • Effect on vested water rights
Article 2Establishment and Administration
  • 48-4431
  • Establishment; petitions; notice; hearing; determination by county board of supervisors; boundaries; preliminary expenses
  • 48-4432
  • Board; members; term; compensation
  • 48-4433
  • District elections; nominating petitions
  • 48-4434
  • Board; organization; oath; bond
Article 3Powers and Duties
  • 48-4463
  • District member's replenishment obligation; accounting rules
  • 48-4464
  • District member's replenishment account; statements; credits
  • 48-4466
  • Settlement of replenishment accounts
  • 48-4470
  • Contracts for replenishment services
  • 48-4471
  • Acquiring water from district members
  • 48-4471.01
  • Aquifer replenishment projects in Phoenix active management area
  • 48-4472
  • Demand replenishment services
  • 48-4473
  • Water storage for district members; accounting; fees and charges
  • 48-4474
  • Storage and recovery outside of district
  • 48-4475
  • Using public rights-of-way; definition
Article 4Financial Provisions
  • 48-4501
  • Annual replenishment tax; amount
  • 48-4502
  • Exclusions from replenishment tax; exemption from groundwater withdrawal fee
  • 48-4503
  • Certification and levy of ad valorem taxes; limitation
  • 48-4504
  • Groundwater augmentation fees; transfer to district
  • 48-4505
  • District funds; allocation of revenues; purposes
Article 5Bond Financing
  • 48-4543
  • General obligation bond election; results
  • 48-4544
  • Securing principal and interest; lien of pledge
  • 48-4545
  • Characteristics of bonds; negotiable; exemption from taxation; obligation; legal investments
  • 48-4546
  • Effect of changing circumstances on bonds; agreement of state
  • 48-4547
  • Validity of bonds; certification by attorney general
  • 48-4548
  • Treasurer or fiscal agent; disposition of monies; investments
  • 48-4549
  • Bond fund; investments; expenditures; audit
Article 6Compliance and Enforcement
  • 48-4571
  • Violations; civil penalties
  • 48-4573
  • Liens for delinquent taxes or fees
  • 48-4574
  • Delinquent taxes or fees; interest; failure to file report; civil penalties; violation; classification
  • 48-4575
  • Unlawful interest in real property by board member or employee; violation; classification
Chapter 28
ACTIVE MANAGEMENT AREA WATER DISTRICT
Article 1Formation and Dissolution
  • 48-4803
  • Initial board of directors; qualification and organization
  • 48-4804
  • Contest of formation; appeal
  • 48-4805
  • Corporate existence; rights and immunities; official name
  • 48-4806
  • Powers and duties of initial board; recommendation as to permanent organization or dissolution
Article 2Administration
  • 48-4831
  • Permanent board of directors; qualification and organization; compensation
  • 48-4831; Version 2
  • Permanent board of directors; qualification and organization; compensation
  • 48-4832
  • Elections; nominating petitions
  • 48-4834
  • Administrative powers and duties; division boundaries; executive director and employees; annual report
Article 3Powers and Duties
  • 48-4851
  • Cooperation with governmental entities
  • 48-4856
  • Acquisition of property; limited eminent domain authority; survey rights
  • 48-4857
  • Construction work and purchases by bid only; exceptions; award of contract; bond
Article 4Financial Provisions
  • 48-4881
  • Administrative and operation budgets
  • 48-4882
  • Augmentation administration fee
  • 48-4885
  • Accounting classifications; bond fund; general fund
  • 48-4886
  • Receipt of monies; disbursements; operation of accounting system
  • 48-4887
  • Payment of interest coupons; investment of bond fund monies
  • 48-4888
  • Annual financial report and audit
Article 5Revenue Bonds
  • 48-4911
  • Authority to issue revenue bonds
  • 48-4916
  • Provisions of revenue bonds; sale
  • 48-4917
  • Certification of bonds by attorney general
  • 48-4919
  • Water district revenue bonds as legal investments
Article 7Replenishment
  • 48-4971
  • Undertaking of replenishment obligation
  • 48-4972
  • Groundwater replenishment obligation; replenishment location; source of replenishment; exception
  • 48-4973
  • Duties and powers of district regarding replenishment
  • 48-4974
  • Additional duties; special fund; revolving fund
  • 48-4975
  • Qualification as water district member land
  • 48-4977
  • Storage and recovery outside the district
  • 48-4978
  • Municipal provider reporting requirements
  • 48-4980
  • Liens for delinquent assessments
  • 48-4981
  • Qualification as a water district member service area
  • 48-4982
  • Annual replenishment tax; contract replenishment tax
  • 48-4983
  • Delinquent assessments and taxes; interest; failure to file report; civil penalties; violation; classification
  • 48-4984
  • Inspections; investigations and audits
Chapter 29
REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-5102
  • Regional public transportation authority in counties with population of one million two hundred thousand or more persons; establishment
  • 48-5104
  • Municipality and county participation; withdrawal
  • 48-5107
  • Utility relocation reimbursement; definition
Article 2Planning
  • 48-5121
  • Public transportation element of the regional transportation plan
Article 3Regional Bus System
Article 4Financing
  • 48-5167
  • Bond purchase; cancellation
  • 48-5168
  • Financial interest prohibited; violation; classification
  • 48-5169
  • Public transportation bond proceeds fund
  • 48-5170
  • Regional public transportation authority monies; treasurer; investments
  • 48-5173
  • Attorney general bond certification
  • 48-5174
  • Bond obligations of the board
Chapter 30
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-5302
  • Regional transportation authority; establishment
  • 48-5303
  • Board of directors; executive director
  • 48-5307
  • Regional transportation fund
  • 48-5308
  • Distribution from regional transportation fund
  • 48-5309
  • Regional transportation plan; definitions
  • 48-5310
  • Five year transportation facilities construction program update
  • 48-5311
  • Transportation corridor priority
  • 48-5312
  • Highway construction and maintenance
  • 48-5314
  • Election on regional transportation plan and excise tax
  • 48-5315
  • Utility relocation reimbursement; definition
Article 2Financing
  • 48-5341
  • Bonds payable from transportation excise taxes
  • 48-5348
  • Bond proceeds; distribution; expenditures
  • 48-5349
  • Agreement of state and county
  • 48-5351
  • Attorney general bond certification
  • 48-5352
  • Bond obligations of the board
  • 48-5354
  • Federal income tax considerations
Chapter 31
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE DISTRICT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-5501.01
  • Establishment of special health care district
  • 48-5502
  • Board of directors; elections; officers
  • 48-5506
  • Reimbursement for county services
Article 2Powers and Duties
  • 48-5541
  • Powers of special health care district
  • 48-5541.01
  • Additional powers and duties of certain special health care districts
  • 48-5542
  • Purchasing and leasing property and equipment
  • 48-5544
  • Cancellation of lease for failure to pay rent; authority to lease again; auction
Article 3Financial Provisions
  • 48-5561.01
  • Special payments to a special health care district; transfers; county treasurer; state treasurer
  • 48-5562
  • Disposition and use of rental receipts from facilities and equipment
  • 48-5564
  • Ambulance service; financing
  • 48-5565
  • Tax levy for district expenses
  • 48-5566
  • Issuing bonds; election; security
  • 48-5567
  • Reserves; tax to replenish reserve
  • 48-5568
  • Limit of bonded indebtedness
  • 48-5569
  • Investment and reinvestment of sinking fund
  • 48-5571
  • County reimbursement; special health care districts
Chapter 32
AGRICULTURE PRESERVATION DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-5702
  • Agriculture preservation district; purpose
  • 48-5703
  • District establishment; procedures; notice; hearing; determinations; petitions
  • 48-5704
  • Establishment of agriculture preservation district; denial of petition; costs
  • 48-5705
  • Board of directors; qualifications; term; appointment; election; compensation; expenses
  • 48-5706
  • Powers of agriculture preservation district
  • 48-5707
  • Expansion of district; petition; election
  • 48-5708
  • Fees, rentals and service charges
  • 48-5709
  • Dissolution of agriculture preservation district; disposition of property; tax for outstanding indebtedness
  • 48-5710
  • Reimbursement for county services
Chapter 33
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-5802
  • Formation of district; election
  • 48-5805
  • Transaction privilege tax; property tax
Chapter 34
MULTIJURISDICTIONAL WATER FACILITIES DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-5902
  • Preliminary general plan; initial costs
  • 48-5903
  • Resolution of intent; hearing
  • 48-5904
  • Requirements for formation of the district; approvals required
  • 48-5905
  • Election procedure; costs; ballot questions; qualified electors
  • 48-5906
  • Formation of district; legal status of district
  • 48-5907
  • District board of directors; term; vacancy; expenses
  • 48-5908
  • Election of board; eligible voters; recall
  • 48-5911
  • Project approval; resolution of project intent
  • 48-5912
  • Modification of boundaries; impact statement; hearing;recording
  • 48-5913
  • Public records; open meetings
Article 2Financial Provisions
  • 48-5932
  • Revenue bonds; authorization
Article 3Corporation Commission Jurisdiction Over Private Water Companies
  • 48-5951
  • Private water company actions; corporation commission approval
Chapter 35
RECREATIONAL CORRIDOR CHANNELIZATION DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-6002
  • District establishment; memorandum of intent; petition; hearing
  • 48-6003
  • Design concept report; watercourse, land, financial and governance plans; board
  • 48-6004
  • Report submittal; petition; formation of district
  • 48-6005
  • Board of directors; qualifications; expenses
  • 48-6006
  • Powers and duties of recreational corridor channelization district
  • 48-6007
  • Dissolution of recreational corridor channelization district; disposition of property; tax for outstanding indebtedness
  • 48-6008
  • Reimbursement for county services
  • 48-6009
  • Termination of formation authority; existing districts; effect on financial provisions
Article 2Financial Provisions
  • 48-6021
  • Special assessments; assessment lien bonds
  • 48-6023
  • Annual financial estimate and budget
Chapter 36
THEME PARK DISTRICTS
Article 1Organization and Administration
  • 48-6204
  • Administrative powers and duties
Article 2Operations
  • 48-6231
  • Constructing and maintaining theme parks; limitation on retail sales
  • 48-6232
  • Operational powers of district
  • 48-6234
  • Regulating sale, use and consumption of alcoholic beverages
Article 3Financial Provisions
  • 48-6253
  • Transaction privilege tax; administration; expiration
  • 48-6254
  • Voluntary payments in lieu of property taxes
  • 48-6256
  • Performance audit; bonds; dissolution of district
Article 4Revenue Bonds
  • 48-6272
  • Authorization of revenue bonds; conditional expiration
  • 48-6276
  • Securing principal and interest
  • 48-6278
  • Bond purchase; cancellation
  • 48-6281
  • Investment of monies in the bond proceeds account
  • 48-6282
  • Investment of monies in debt service account
  • 48-6283
  • Authorized investments of monies
  • 48-6284
  • Deposit and disbursement of monies
  • 48-6285
  • Characteristics of bonds; negotiability; obligation; legal investments; exemption from taxation
  • 48-6286
  • Effect of changing circumstances on bonds; agreement of state
  • 48-6287
  • Validity of bonds; legal opinion
Chapter 37
UPPER SAN PEDRO WATER DISTRICT
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-6403
  • Establishment of upper San Pedro water district; map; goal; decreed and appropriative water rights
  • 48-6404
  • District as municipal corporation; exemption from taxation; judicial review
  • 48-6405
  • Board; members; terms; compensation
  • 48-6406
  • Formation election; tax authorization; election of board members
  • 48-6408
  • Powers and duties of the board
  • 48-6409
  • Water development and management; technical assistance and review by director of water resources
  • 48-6411
  • Adequate water supply requirements; notice; objections
  • 48-6412
  • Exemption from adequate water supply requirements based on substantial capital investment; application; criteria; expiration
  • 48-6413
  • Exemption from adequate water supply requirements based on an adequate water supply within twenty years; criteria; application
  • 48-6414
  • Inapplicability of other adequate water supply provisions to proposed subdivisions in the district
  • 48-6415
  • District and municipal water delivery systems in district eligible to receive financial assistance from water supply development revolving fund
  • 48-6416
  • Organizing board; upper San Pedro water district; membership; authority; formation election
Article 2Financial Provisions
  • 48-6431
  • Financial authority of district
  • 48-6432
  • Transaction privilege tax; administration; hearing; notice
  • 48-6433
  • Revenue bonds; issuance; hearing; notice
  • 48-6434
  • Administrative and operations budgets; annual statement and audit
Chapter 39
REVITALIZATION DISTRICTS
Article 1General Provisions
  • 48-6802
  • Resolution of intent; eligible participants; district board
  • 48-6805
  • Resolution forming district
  • 48-6808
  • Powers of a revitalization district
  • 48-6810
  • Records; board of directors; open meetings
  • 48-6811
  • Participation by municipality
  • 48-6814
  • Revenue bonds; fees and charges
  • 48-6815
  • Special assessments; assessment lien bonds
  • 48-6817
  • District taxes; annual financial estimate and budget
  • 48-6818
  • Notice and conduct of elections; eligible voters