46A-2 SOUTH DAKOTA CONSERVANCY DISTRICT
SOUTH DAKOTA CONSERVANCY DISTRICT
Creation of South Dakota Conservancy District--Boundaries--Powers.
Purposes for which district created.
Intent to relate financing of water resources projects to degree of benefits received.
Definition of terms.
Board of directors abolished--Performance of functions.
Offices of district.
Quorum of board--Actions on notes or bonds.
Rules--Delegation of authority by board.
Minutes of meetings of board--Records of accounts, keeping at principal place of
business, public inspection.
Fiscal year--Audit of financial affairs by board, filing of written report.
Board may sue and be sued.
Legal adviser of board--Cooperation of state agencies at request of board.
Coordination of water resources project activities.
Acquisition and disposition of property necessary for water resources projects--Use
by local project sponsors.
Powers of district with respect to project owned and operated by district or regulated
public water utility.
Leverage lease agreements by board--District as lender and lessee--Sublease of
Eminent domain--Exercise of power by board.
Acquisition of water rights by district--Rights to appropriate water for energy
Transfer of water rights or permits to appropriate water for energy industry use--Contract provisions.
Resource development works, construction, operation and maintenance--Exercising
powers in water development districts.
Interim financing--Eminent domain power--Limitation.
Contract for payment of services or performance of work--Board as party--Amount
limited to annual appropriation.
Construction of water facilities--Prior approval of water resources project plans.
Cooperation with other agencies in development of water resources projects.
Acceptance of assistance to aid and promote water resources projects.
Cooperation and performance of obligations entered into with United States for water
Federal contracts for multi-purpose projects--Mandatory contract terms.
Federal contracts for multi-purpose projects--Approval of contract provisions.
Federal loans contracted by district.
Contracts with United States for marketing federal water service--State interests not
prejudiced--Purpose--Recommendation to Legislature.
Dissolution of subdistrict--Authority of board to exercise necessary powers until
commitment satisfied--Restriction on power to levy tax.
Generation and sale of hydroelectric power authorized.
Appropriations to accomplish duties of district--Request to state Legislature.
Powers granted to district and water development districts--Construction.
Construction of conservancy district law--Supplementary to laws governing water
management board--Laws relating to irrigation, conservancy, drainage, soil
conservation, or watershed districts unaffected.
Areas outside development districts.