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  233.317.  Expansion or extension of a road district, procedure — ballot language. — 1.  In addition to any other mechanism established by law for the expansion or extension of a road district established under sections 233.170 to 233.315, such road district may be extended by election.  The provisions of this section shall only apply to the extension of special road districts in counties of the fourth classification.

  2.  Upon presentation of a petition signed by not less than thirty-five registered voters in the old district and by the lesser of thirty-five registered voters or fifty percent of the registered voters in the area to be added to the road district to the county commission, the county commission shall make an order of record that the proposed extension of said road district under the provisions of this section, describing the same by its title and the date of its approval, and describing the boundaries of the district as proposed to be extended, be submitted to the voters of such proposed road district.

  3.  The question shall be submitted in substantially the following form:

Shall the ______ Special Road District be extended?

  4.  If the majority of the votes cast for and against the expansion of the road district be for its expansion, the commission shall declare the result of the vote thereon by an order of record, and shall make an order of record declaring that the road district shall be expanded to include the territory covered by the petition.  If the majority of the votes be against the expansion, the territory shall remain as it was prior to the vote.  Any order pursuant to this section shall take effect ten days after its entry.


(L. 2008 S.B. 896)

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