☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XIV ROADS AND WATERWAYS

Chapter 233

Effective - 28 Aug 1939 bottom

  233.320.  Special road districts — organized how — by whom. — 1.  In counties now operating or which may hereafter operate under township organization, whenever it is proposed to form a special road district within the limits of one or more incorporated townships, such proposed district shall be organized in the manner herein prescribed.

  2.  The county commission shall divide the territory within their respective counties into road districts in the manner herein prescribed, and every such district organized according to the provisions of sections 233.320 to 233.445 shall be a body corporate and possess the usual powers of a public corporation for public purposes, and shall be known and styled "______ special road district of ______ County", and in that name shall be capable of suing and being sued, of holding such real estate and personal property as may at any time be either donated to or purchased by it in accordance with the provisions of sections 233.320 to 233.445, or of which it may be rightfully possessed at the time of the passage of sections 233.320 to 233.445, and of contracting and of being contracted with as herein provided.

  3.  Districts so organized may be of any dimensions that may be deemed necessary or advisable, except that every district shall be included wholly within the county organizing it and shall contain at least six hundred and forty acres of contiguous territory; provided, that the county commission shall not have power to divide the territory within the corporate limits of a city having a population of one hundred and fifty thousand into such road district.

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(RSMo 1939 § 8836)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 8176; 1919 § 10937


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