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Chapter 233

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  233.187.  Board to appoint treasurer, county treasurer may serve, bond, duties — check warrants, how paid, interest. — 1.  The county treasurer may be the treasurer of the special road district board unless another person is appointed by the board of commissioners.  The board shall fix the amount of the treasurer's bond and prescribe the treasurer's duties.  The bond shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the county commission.  If the county treasurer is acting as the treasurer of the road district, the county treasurer's bond pursuant to section 54.070 shall cover the treasurer's duties as road district treasurer and no additional bond shall be required.

  2.  The board may issue check warrants on the treasurer of the board in payment of the expenses and obligations which the board is authorized to incur on behalf of such special road district and such check warrants may be issued in anticipation of the income and revenue provided for the year for which the debt or obligation for which the check warrant is issued was incurred; but such districts or such board on behalf of the district shall not become indebted in any manner or for any purpose to an amount exceeding in any one year the income and revenue provided for such years; provided, however, that this shall not prevent the incurring of indebtedness under bond issue as is or may be provided by law.

  3.  No treasurer of a district shall pay any check warrant drawn on such treasurer unless such check warrant is presented for payment by the person in whose favor it is drawn or by the person's assignee, endorsee, executor or administrator and when presented for payment if there is no money in the treasury for that purpose, the treasurer shall so certify on the back of the check warrant and shall date and subscribe the same and such check warrant shall bear interest at the rate of six percent per annum from such date until such check warrant is paid or until the money to pay such check warrant is in the hands of the treasurer.  The treasurer shall keep a record of the check warrants presented and shall pay the same or set aside money for the payment of the same in the order in which they are issued.


(L. 1997 H.B. 813, A.L. 1998 S.B. 550)

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