34-31A RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS
RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS
Electors' petition to establish district--County commissioners' resolution
to initiate proceedings.
Inclusion of municipality in district.
Contents of petition or resolution--Plat or map.
Examination of petition by auditor--Time and place of hearing.
Auditor's action where two or more counties included--Time and place
of joint hearing.
Publication of notice of commissioners' hearing.
County commissioners' hearing on organization of district--Determination and order as to district and boundaries.
Time and place of meeting of resident property owners of district.
34-31A-10 to 34-31A-12.
Election of first board of directors.
Election of officers.
Terms of directors and officers--Compensation of rural fire protection
Filling of vacancy on board of directors.
District as body corporate and politic.
General powers of directors.
District contracts with other agencies or nonprofit corporations for fire
protection--Validity of contracts.
State system of rural fire protection routings.
Preparation of annual budget--Certification of estimated tax levy.
Certification of budget estimates to county auditor--Tax levy.
Maximum tax levy.
Tax levy not to exceed estimates of expenses.
Collection of taxes.
Tax proceeds to secretary-treasurer--Surety bond.
Fire protection payments by tax-exempt organizations--Minimum--Assessment.
Annual statement of payments by tax-exempt organizations.
Expenditure of payments by tax-exempt organizations.
Maximum indebtedness of district--Borrowing power.
Deposit in bank of district receipts--Warrants for disbursement.
Claim vouchers for district funds.
Filing of financial report with county auditor--Examination of district
Change of district boundaries--Prior rights unimpaired--Liability for
Procedure for annexation of territory.
Annexation resolution or petition filed with county auditor.
Auditor's examination of annexation petition--Papers forwarded to
Transmittal of annexation petition or resolution to county board--Approval or disapproval by directors.
Annexation petition rejected if directors disapprove.
Notice of commissioners' hearing on annexation petition.
County commissioners' determination on proposed annexation.
Annual meeting of resident property owners in district--Special
meetings--Annual election--Notice of election.
Secretary-treasurer's report at annual public meeting.
Deferred compensation program for volunteer firefighters--Establishment and management--Participation optional.
Election by territory residents on annexation of territory.