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Chapter 198

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  198.320.  Annexation of territory to district — election. — 1.  A petition for annexation of land to a nursing home district shall be signed by not less than ten percent or fifty voters, whichever is fewer, residing within the territory therein described proposed for annexation and shall be filed with the county clerk of the county in which the district or the greater portion thereof is situated, and shall be addressed to the commissioners of the county commission.  A hearing shall be held thereon as nearly as possible as in the case of a formation petition.  If, upon hearing, the commissioners of the county commission find that the petition is in compliance with sections 198.200 to 198.350, they shall order the submission of the question to the voters to decide whether or not the proposed annexation shall take place.  The question shall be submitted within the territory by the county commission as is provided in section 198.250.

  2.  The question shall be submitted in substantially the following form:

Shall (description of territory) be annexed to the ______ Nursing Home District?

  3.  If a majority of the votes cast on the question in the district and in the territory described in the petition, respectively, are in favor of the annexation, the commissioners of the county commission shall by order declare the territory annexed and shall describe the altered boundaries of the district.

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(L. 1963 p. 368 § 14, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)


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