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  233.010.  Organization of special road districts — not applicable to what counties — special road district exemption. — 1.  Territory not exceeding eight miles square, wherein is located any city, town or village, may be organized as herein set forth into a special road district; provided, however, the provisions of this section shall not apply to counties under township organization or to class one counties except any first class county without a charter form of government which contains all or part of a city with a population greater than four hundred thousand and any first class county with a population of over one hundred thousand inhabitants which does not adjoin another first class county and which contains a campus of the University of Missouri; however, any county of the second class which had within its boundaries, prior to January 1, 1989, a special road district already organized and existing under this section and which second class county becomes a first class county without a charter form of government under the laws of this state, such change in classification shall in no way affect the existing status, nor the right to exist, nor the legality of the organization nor the right to remain organized of any such prior existing special road district nor shall it in any way affect, alter or change the right of said special road district so existing prior to the change in classification of the second class county to function and to lawfully continue to function under this section and section 233.165, in the same manner as such special road district functioned prior to the change in classification of the second class county.  However, no city, town, or village containing more than one hundred thousand inhabitants may be included within the territory of a special road district organized under sections 233.010 to 233.165.

  2.  The eight square-mile territorial restriction provided for in subsection 1 of this section shall not apply to any special road district organized under the provisions of sections 233.010 to 233.165 within a county of the fourth classification.


(RSMo 1939 § 8673, A.L. 1945 p. 1494, A.L. 1987 H.B. 116, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1189 merged with S.B. 868, A.L. 2008 S.B. 896)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 8024; 1919 § 10800; 1909 § 10576

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