7-3 DIVISION OF COUNTIES
DIVISION OF COUNTIES
Petition for division of county--Contents and filing--Minimum size of new county.
Voters' approval of division--Name and organization of new county.
Revision of commissioner districts after division of county.
Apportionment of bonded indebtedness after division of county--Bonds and tax levy
of new county.
Apportionment of floating or warrant indebtedness on division of county--Bond issue
by new county to cover proportionate share.
Sale of county bonds based on advertising and award before division.
Inventory and apportionment of assets and liabilities by auditor-general.
Auditor-general's report filed with county auditors--Conclusive evidence.
County action to set aside auditor-general's report--Time for filing--Estimate and
appraisement as prima facie evidence.
Auditor-general's apportionment final if no action brought.
Warrants issued for settlement of accounts between counties.
Expenses of auditor-general--Apportionment and payment by counties.
Transfer of books, records, and files relating exclusively to new county.
Indexing and marginal notation by original county of records transferred to new
county--Indexing and preservation in new county.
Inventory of books, records and files transferred to new county.
Transferred records deemed original records--Certified copies as evidence.
Transcript of records obtained by new county--Evidentiary value.
Contract for transcription of records for new county--Certification of instruments
Affidavit as to transcription of all records.
County commissioners' certificate of completion of transcriptions--Recording of
instruments before certificate filed.
County commissioners' discretion in transcription of records.