Purpose of chapter--Construction and administration.
Definition of terms.
Conservation purposes supporting establishment.
Functions and duties of commission.
Initiating petition for establishment--Filing--Signatures required.
Boundaries of district--Contiguous land ownerships.
Inclusion of municipality.
Duties of supervisors on receipt of initiating petition.
Time and place for hearing on initiating petition--Publication of notice--Contents.
Hearing by conservation district on petition--Right of interested persons
to be heard.
Determination that public interest would be served by creation of
district--Election on question.
Eligible voter defined.
Referendum unnecessary where petition signed by sixty percent of
46A-14-18 to 46A-14-25.
Organization to proceed on sixty percent favorable vote--New proposal
permitted on defeat.
Name of district--Perpetual existence--Findings and order--Political
Boundaries--Minor adjustments by managers without referendum--Exception.
Annexation of additional areas to watershed district--Procedure.
Combining of two or more watershed districts into one district--Procedure.
Abolishment of original watershed district upon combining districts or
annexing additional territory--Certification to secretary of state.
Powers of district.
Oath of office of managers--Filing with conservation district.
Officers--Records--Transaction of district's business.
Annual election of managers--Terms of office.
Candidates for board of managers--Filing of application--Qualifications.
Vacancies on board--Filling by appointment--Term of office.
Advisory committee--Appointment by board of managers--Number of
Appointment of personnel--Performance bond.
Compensation of board members--Limitation.
Duties of board of managers--Adoption of seal--Record of business
transacted--Bylaws and regulations, adoption--Meetings, notice.
District bylaws may be proposed by petition--Approval by board and
Vested water rights--Exclusion from operation of chapter.
Vested drainage rights--Exclusion from operation of chapter.
General improvement plan--Consultation with advisory committee and
supervisors of conservation districts--Contents--Steering committee
preparation of preliminary plan.
Determination of priority of specific projects--Surveys of work--Estimates--Reports of engineer, filing, public inspection.
, 46A-14-50. Repealed.
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.
Contract with conservation districts for funding.
Publication of resolution and notice of hearing--Apportionment of
Hearing and referendum on financing arrangements.
Referendum on financing arrangements--Eligibility to vote--Counting of
Annual payments by municipality to district in lieu of tax or special
assessment levies--Favorable vote by voters of municipality required.
Resolution approving tax or assessment levy--Detailed reports.
Assessed valuation for district tax purposes--Limitation on land taxed.
Annual general tax levy against land and buildings--Maximum amount.
Taxes collected by county officials--Delivery to district
Interested party aggrieved by apportionment of benefits or levy of taxes
and assessments--Appeal, procedure.
No-fund warrants to pay district obligations--Limitation on amounts.
Long-term financing arrangement authorized by voters--Notice to
landowners--Suit to set aside--Collection.
Amended or supplemental general plan of improvements--Special
election on additional taxes or special assessments.
Annual maintenance of watershed project--Project schedule--Budgets.
Annual operation and maintenance budget, provisions--Reserve fund.
Budgeted operation and maintenance expense--Inclusion in tax
Budget--Operations and budget report--Publication--Hearing--Certification and collection of taxes and assessments.
Contributions by board of county commissioners to watershed district
supplies, labor, and equipment.
Acquisition of real estate or easement therein by watershed district--Purchase--Condemnation, appraisal of premises involved.
Contracts between district and others--Purposes--Referendum by voters
where contract will require increased taxes or assessments.
Funds of district--Deposit by secretary-treasurer in approved depository--Warrants.
Claims against district--Payment by warrant or order--Registration.
Services performed by county officials and Board of Water and Natural
Resources free of charge.
Annual reports of district engineer, secretary, and managers.
to 46A-14-79.1. Repealed.
Operation of watershed district, investigation by board--Hearings, order
to correct detrimental operation--Enforcement of order by injunction.
Dissolution of district where federal watershed project not certified
Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Special
election--Percent required to dissolve--Notice to creditors--Auction--Proration of funds remaining.
Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Proposal
defeated, three years before another vote on question.
Request that federal project be certified infeasible.
Dissolution of district where federal watershed project certified
Public hearing--Publication of notice.
State Conservation Commission determination on proposed dissolution.
Effective date of dissolution.
Division and apportionment of funds and assets of dissolved district.
Vested rights protected.
, 46A-14-94. Repealed.