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  238.310.  Formation, procedures, requirements — hearing, duties of commission — approval, when. — 1.  Any number of natural persons, not less than three, each of whom is at least twenty-one years of age and a registered voter within this state, may file with the commission a written application with preliminary plans and specifications for a project requesting that the commission authorize the creation of a transportation corporation to act within a designated area.  The application shall also provide a proposed plan for financing the project.  The commission may charge a filing fee for the application.

  2.  The commission shall order a local public hearing and shall cause to be published notice that the commission is considering authorizing a project and the incorporation of a transportation corporation.  The notice shall specify the time, date, and place of the hearing and shall be given by publication in a newspaper published in the county or counties in which all or part of the project is to be located which has a general circulation once a week for four consecutive weeks.  The last publication shall be at least fifteen days prior to the date of the hearing.  The commission shall also give at least fifteen days written notice of such hearing to the owners of all fee interests of record in all tracts of real property located within the area proposed to be included within the limits of the project.

  3.  The commission shall also serve written notice on each county, city, town and village in which all or part of a project is to be located that the commission is considering authorizing a project and the incorporation of the transportation corporation.  Each such county, city, town and village shall be entitled to review the written application with preliminary plans and specifications.  Approval of the project by the governing body of each such county, city, town and village is a condition precedent to approval of the project and the corporation by the commission.

  4.  After the hearing, the commission shall consider the matter of authorizing the project and the incorporation of the transportation corporation at a regular commission meeting.  If the commission by minute finds that the project will improve or is a necessary or desirable extension of the state highways and transportation system and that the proposed corporation will have adequate funds to finance the proposed project, the commission may approve the articles of incorporation for the corporation and the project subject to the corporation making any revisions in the plans and specifications required by the commission and the corporation entering into a mutually satisfactory agreement regarding development and future maintenance of the project.

  5.  The commission shall designate the area of the state in which the corporation may act, and such area may include territory within one or more counties, municipalities or other political subdivisions of the state.  The commission may authorize creation of one or more corporations to act within the same designated area, provided that the commission minute approving the creation of each corporation shall specify the public purposes which each corporation will further.

  6.  No corporation may be formed unless the commission has duly adopted a commission minute which shall be conclusive evidence of the commission's approval of the project and the articles of incorporation.

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(L. 1990 S.B. 479 & 649 § 14)

Effective 5-30-90


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