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  248.050.  General powers of district — judicial notice — costs of proceedings. — 1.  When the board of trustees provided for in section 248.070 shall be appointed and organized, such sanitary district shall be considered in law and equity a body corporate and politic, known by the name and style of "The Sanitary District of ______", and by such name and style may sue and be sued, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold real estate and personal property necessary for corporate purposes, and adopt a common seal.

  2.  All courts in this state shall take judicial notice of the existence of all sanitary districts organized under this chapter.

  3.  If the proposition to establish the sanitary district is carried, the cost of all preliminary proceedings shall be borne by the district; if it is defeated, all costs of court, of commissioners and of the election shall be borne by the city and county, if of independent jurisdiction, each being liable for all expenses in regard to proceedings under its petitions.  If its jurisdiction is single, the county commission shall pay for all said expenses.


(RSMo 1939 § 12477)

Prior revisions:  1929 § 10887; 1919 § 4582; 1909 § 5688

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