38-8 CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Filing of petition for organization of district--Number of signers--Contents--Consolidation of petitions.
Notice and hearing on petition for organization of district--Questions considered--Right to be heard--Hearing on inclusion of additional territory.
Factors considered in hearing on petition for organization of district.
Determination of need for district--Establishment of boundaries.
Determination of no need and denial of petition--Time for filing new petitions.
Consideration of administrative practicability and feasibility of district.
Referendum on creation of district--Form of ballot--Right to vote.
Timing of referendum on creation of district.
Conduct of election on creation of district--Certification of results.
Notices and conduct of hearings and referenda--Procedural regulations--Referendum
not invalidated by informalities.
Vote required to authorize creation of district--Extent of participation in voting
Publication of referendum results--Determination and recording of administrative
practicability and feasibility.
Factors considered in determining administrative practicability and feasibility.
Time for filing new petitions after denial of district.
Election of initial supervisors--District as governmental subdivision.
Application filed with secretary of state by elected supervisors--Contents--Accompanying statement by commission.
Filing and recording of application and statement--Issuance of certificate of
Certificate of organization as proof of establishment of district.
Petition for inclusion of additional territory--Procedure.
Inclusion of additional territory by amendment of charter--Notice and hearing.
Resolution to include additional territory--Effective date.
Petition for combination or division of districts--Number of signers--Form.
Commission hearing on petition for combination or division of districts.
Determination of administrative practicability and feasibility of combining districts.
Petition for referendum on organization of district--Commission action on petition.
Appointment of supervisors for reorganized district.
Certificates of organization for new districts--Certificate of dissolution--Assets and
liabilities revert to new district.
38-8-27 to 38-8-29. Repealed.
Petition for boundary adjustment between adjoining districts.
Notice and hearing on boundary adjustment between districts.
Determination of administrative practicability and feasibility of boundary
adjustments--Factors considered--Notice to districts.
Application to secretary of state for certificate evidencing boundary changes--Accompanying statement by state commission--Issuance of certificate.
Petition for change of name of district--Action by state commission--Issuance by
secretary of state.
38-8-35 to 38-8-37. Repealed.
Composition of district governing board--Number and qualifications of supervisors--
Notice of available district offices--Nominating petitions--Election procedure.
Terms of office of district supervisors.
Removal of supervisor from office.
Filling of vacancies in district board.
Chairman and officers of district board--Quorum--Majority required for actions.
Meetings and hearings of district supervisors open to public.
Compensation and expenses of supervisors.
Employment of personnel by supervisors--Legal services--Delegation of powers.
Surety bonds required by district supervisors--Record of proceedings--Financial
District as governmental subdivision and public body--General corporate powers.
Budget estimates of operating and maintenance costs submitted to counties--Determination and apportionment of costs--Funds derived from general county fund.
Comprehensive district plans for conservation of resources--Programs and practices
Advice and consultation with political subdivision governing bodies.
Cooperation with political subdivisions in implementing area-wide waste treatment.
Cooperation between districts.
Conservation district special revenue fund established--Purpose--Disbursements--Policies and procedures.
Conservation district special revenue fund available for loans to watershed districts.
District power to receive loans from special revenue fund.
Borrowing funds and pledging credit of district authorized.
County contributions to districts--Financial statement filed with county
Notice and hearing on county contributions to districts.
Annual report filed with county contributing to district--Publication of report.
Acquisition, administration, improvement, and disposition of property by district.
Exemption from general laws applicable to public property.
Construction, operation and maintenance of structures by district.
District conservation measures on public and private land.
Acquisition and management of federal projects by district--Acting as agent for
United States or state--Acceptance of federal and state contributions.
Cooperation with and aid to other public agencies or land occupiers in conservation
Assistance to land occupiers in conservation measures.
Contributions and land-use agreements required as conditions to assistance provided
38-8-66 to 38-8-89. Repealed.
Petition for dissolution of district--Number of signers--Public meetings and hearings.
Frequency of petitions for dissolution of district.
Referendum on petition for dissolution of district--Form of ballot--Right to vote.
Timing of referendum on dissolution of district.
Conduct of election on dissolution of district--Certification of results.
Referendum on dissolution of district valid despite informalities.
Determination of administrative practicability and feasibility of continued operation
of district--Majority vote requiring discontinuance.
Termination of district affairs on determination by state commission--Disposition of
Application to secretary of state for certificate of dissolution--Recitals in application--Issuance of certificate.
Ordinances and regulations terminated on dissolution of district--Division substituted
as party to contracts--Liens and pending actions.