☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XIV ROADS AND WATERWAYS

Chapter 233

Effective - 28 Aug 1978 bottom

  233.290.  Dissolution of road district — not to affect validity of bonds, levy or collection of special taxes. — Whenever any owner of land within any road district organized under the provisions of sections 233.170 to 233.315 shall file with the county commission of the county in which such district may be located a petition verified by an affidavit stating that such road district has no special road district commissioners and has failed to elect special road district commissioners or that such road district has ceased to perform the functions for which it was created, the county commission shall cause five notices to be posted in conspicuous places in said district, giving notice of the filing of such petitions, and that unless cause be shown to the said county commission on a day to be named in said notices, not less than thirty nor more than sixty days from the time of posting such notices, why the said road district should not be dissolved, that the same will be dissolved; and if on the day named in such notices no party in interest shall appear and show that the said road district is performing the functions for which it was created or that it has special road district commissioners or that good cause exists why the said road districts should not be dissolved, the county commission shall, on the next meeting of the county commission make its order of record that such road district be dissolved; provided, that if any party in interest shall appear and show cause as herein provided, the county commission shall proceed to hear evidence on the matter, and if it appears to the satisfaction of the county commission that no good cause exists why such road district should not be dissolved, it shall enter its order of record that such road district be dissolved, and if contrary appear, the said petition shall be dismissed; provided further, that nothing in sections 233.170 to 233.315 shall affect the validity of any bonds that may have been issued by such road district or affect the levy or collection of any special taxes that may have been* levied or assessed against any lands within such district; provided further, after the dissolution of any such special road district the land therein shall be divided into road districts under the provisions of sections 231.010 to 231.030, 231.050 to 231.100 and 137.555 to 137.575, and any money that may be on hand to the credit of such special road district that shall not be needed to satisfy any liabilities of such special road district shall, by order of the county commission, be turned over to such new road districts in proportion to the number of acres allotted to each such new district.

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(RSMo 1939 § 8730, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 8081; 1919 § 10852

*Word "been" does not appear in original rolls.


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