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46A-14 WATERSHED DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 46A-14

WATERSHED DISTRICTS

46A-14-1      Purpose of chapter--Construction and administration.
46A-14-2      Definition of terms.
46A-14-3      Repealed.
46A-14-4      Conservation purposes supporting establishment.
46A-14-4.1      Functions and duties of commission.
46A-14-5      Initiating petition for establishment--Filing--Signatures required.
46A-14-6      Boundaries of district--Contiguous land ownerships.
46A-14-7      Inclusion of municipality.
46A-14-8      Initiating petition--Contents.
46A-14-9      Repealed.
46A-14-10      Repealed.
46A-14-11      Duties of supervisors on receipt of initiating petition.
46A-14-12      Repealed.
46A-14-13      Time and place for hearing on initiating petition--Publication of notice--Contents.
46A-14-14      Hearing by conservation district on petition--Right of interested persons to be heard.
46A-14-15      Determination that public interest would be served by creation of district--Election on question.
46A-14-15.1      Eligible voter defined.
46A-14-16      Referendum unnecessary where petition signed by sixty percent of eligible voters.
46A-14-17      Repealed.
46A-14-18 to 46A-14-25.      Repealed.
46A-14-26      Organization to proceed on sixty percent favorable vote--New proposal permitted on defeat.
46A-14-27      Repealed.
46A-14-28      Name of district--Perpetual existence--Findings and order--Political subdivision.
46A-14-29      Repealed.
46A-14-30      Boundaries--Minor adjustments by managers without referendum--Exception.
46A-14-31      Annexation of additional areas to watershed district--Procedure.
46A-14-32      Combining of two or more watershed districts into one district--Procedure.
46A-14-33      Abolishment of original watershed district upon combining districts or annexing additional territory--Certification to secretary of state.
46A-14-34      Powers of district.
46A-14-35      Oath of office of managers--Filing with conservation district.
46A-14-36      Officers--Records--Transaction of district's business.
46A-14-37      Annual election of managers--Terms of office.
46A-14-38      Candidates for board of managers--Filing of application--Qualifications.
46A-14-39      Vacancies on board--Filling by appointment--Term of office.
46A-14-40      Advisory committee--Appointment by board of managers--Number of members--Duties.
46A-14-41      Appointment of personnel--Performance bond.
46A-14-42      Compensation of board members--Limitation.


46A-14-43      Duties of board of managers--Adoption of seal--Record of business transacted--Bylaws and regulations, adoption--Meetings, notice.
46A-14-43.1      District bylaws may be proposed by petition--Approval by board and special election.
46A-14-44      Repealed.
46A-14-45      Vested water rights--Exclusion from operation of chapter.
46A-14-46      Vested drainage rights--Exclusion from operation of chapter.
46A-14-47      General improvement plan--Consultation with advisory committee and supervisors of conservation districts--Contents--Steering committee preparation of preliminary plan.
46A-14-48      Determination of priority of specific projects--Surveys of work--Estimates--Reports of engineer, filing, public inspection.
46A-14-49, 46A-14-50. Repealed.
46A-14-51      Examination of and hearings on plans--Resolution as to payment of costs by general tax levy, special assessment, or improvement bonds--List of benefited lands and owners.
46A-14-52      Repealed.
46A-14-53      Contract with conservation districts for funding.
46A-14-54      Publication of resolution and notice of hearing--Apportionment of benefits.
46A-14-55      Hearing and referendum on financing arrangements.
46A-14-56      Referendum on financing arrangements--Eligibility to vote--Counting of votes.
46A-14-57      Annual payments by municipality to district in lieu of tax or special assessment levies--Favorable vote by voters of municipality required.
46A-14-58      Resolution approving tax or assessment levy--Detailed reports.
46A-14-59      Assessed valuation for district tax purposes--Limitation on land taxed.
46A-14-60      Annual general tax levy against land and buildings--Maximum amount.
46A-14-61      Taxes collected by county officials--Delivery to district secretary-treasurer.
46A-14-62      Interested party aggrieved by apportionment of benefits or levy of taxes and assessments--Appeal, procedure.
46A-14-63      No-fund warrants to pay district obligations--Limitation on amounts.
46A-14-64      Long-term financing arrangement authorized by voters--Notice to landowners--Suit to set aside--Collection.
46A-14-65      Amended or supplemental general plan of improvements--Special election on additional taxes or special assessments.
46A-14-66      Annual maintenance of watershed project--Project schedule--Budgets.
46A-14-67      Annual operation and maintenance budget, provisions--Reserve fund.
46A-14-68      Repealed.
46A-14-69      Budgeted operation and maintenance expense--Inclusion in tax assessment list.
46A-14-70      Budget--Operations and budget report--Publication--Hearing--Certification and collection of taxes and assessments.
46A-14-71      Contributions by board of county commissioners to watershed district supplies, labor, and equipment.
46A-14-72      Acquisition of real estate or easement therein by watershed district--Purchase--Condemnation, appraisal of premises involved.
46A-14-73      Contracts between district and others--Purposes--Referendum by voters where contract will require increased taxes or assessments.
46A-14-74      Funds of district--Deposit by secretary-treasurer in approved depository--Warrants.
46A-14-75      Claims against district--Payment by warrant or order--Registration.
46A-14-76      Services performed by county officials and Board of Water and Natural Resources free of charge.
46A-14-77      Annual reports of district engineer, secretary, and managers.
46A-14-78 to 46A-14-79.1. Repealed.
46A-14-80      Operation of watershed district, investigation by board--Hearings, order to correct detrimental operation--Enforcement of order by injunction.
46A-14-81      Dissolution of district where federal watershed project not certified infeasible--Special election--Notice--Ballots.
46A-14-82      Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Special election--Percent required to dissolve--Notice to creditors--Auction--Proration of funds remaining.
46A-14-83      Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Proposal defeated, three years before another vote on question.

46A-14-84      Request that federal project be certified infeasible.
46A-14-85      Dissolution of district where federal watershed project certified infeasible.
46A-14-86      Public hearing--Publication of notice.
46A-14-87      State Conservation Commission determination on proposed dissolution.
46A-14-88      Effective date of dissolution.
46A-14-89      Division and apportionment of funds and assets of dissolved district.
46A-14-90      Repealed.
46A-14-91      Vested rights protected.
46A-14-92      Repealed.
46A-14-93      Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force--Membership--Terms--Vacancies.
46A-14-94      Task force duties and recommendations.


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