☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 233

< > Effective - 30 May 1990, see footnote    bottom

  233.520.  Disincorporation, petition required, contents — county commission to appoint trustee, when — powers of trustee. — 1.  Whenever a petition, signed by a majority of the owners of land within a special road subdistrict organized under the provisions of sections 233.500 to 233.520 shall be filed with the county commission of any county in which the subdistrict is situated, setting forth the name of the subdistrict and the number of signers of such petition and the total number of landowners in the subdistrict, the county commission shall have power, if in its opinion the public good will be thereby advanced, to disincorporate such special road subdistrict.  No such special road subdistrict shall be disincorporated until notice is published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the subdistrict is situated for four successive weeks prior to the hearing of the petition.

  2.  No dissolution of such special road subdistrict shall invalidate or affect any right accruing to such special road subdistrict or to any person, or invalidate or affect any contract entered into or imposed on such special road subdistrict.

  3.  Whenever the county commission shall dissolve any such special road subdistrict, the county commission shall appoint some competent person to act as trustee for the special road subdistrict so dissolved, and such trustee, before entering upon the discharge of his duties, shall take and subscribe an oath that he will faithfully discharge the duties of his office, and shall give bond with sufficient security to be approved by the county commission, to the use of such disincorporated special road subdistrict, conditioned for the faithful discharge of his duty.

  4.  The trustee shall have power to prosecute and defend to final judgment all suits instituted by or against the special road subdistrict, collect all moneys due the same, liquidate all lawful demands against the same, and for that purpose shall sell any property belonging to such special road subdistrict, or so much thereof as may be necessary, and generally to do all acts requisite to bring to a speedy close all the affairs of the special road subdistrict, and for that purpose, under the order and direction of the county commission, to exercise all the powers given by law to the special road subdistrict.

  5.  When the trustee shall have closed the affairs of the special road subdistrict, and shall have paid all debts due by the special road subdistrict, he shall pay over to the county treasurer all money remaining in his hands, and take receipt therefor, and deliver to the clerk of such county commission all books, papers, records and deeds belonging to the dissolved special road subdistrict.


(L. 1990 S.B. 479 & 649 § 8)

Effective 5-30-90

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