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 Repealed.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.
Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force--Membership--Terms--Vacancies.
Task force duties and recommendations.