☰ Revisor of Missouri

Title XIV ROADS AND WATERWAYS

Chapter 235

Effective - 28 Aug 1978 bottom

  235.260.  Dissolution of district, when — procedure. — 1.  If the commission shall find that it is to the best interest of the inhabitants of said district * that such district be dissolved, it shall make an order reciting the same and providing for the submission of the question to dissolve such district to a vote of the voters of the district.  The question shall be submitted only at the time of the general election at which a board member is elected.  Returns of the submission of the question certified to the commission.

  2.  If the commission finds that a majority of the voters voting thereon shall have voted in favor of the question to dissolve said district, the commission shall make a final order dissolving said district, and the order shall contain a proviso that said district shall continue in full force for the purpose of paying all outstanding and lawful obligations and disposing of property of the district; but no additional costs or obligations shall be created except such as are necessary to pay such costs, obligations and liabilities theretofore incurred or necessary to the winding up of the district.

  3.  If the commission shall find that a majority of the voters of the district voting thereon shall not have voted favorably on the question to dissolve such district, then the commission shall make a final order declaring such result dismissing the petition praying for the dissolution of said district; and the district shall continue to operate in the same manner as though said petition asking for such dissolution had not been filed.

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(L. 1947 V. I p. 452 § 26, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)

*Word "and" appears here in original rolls.


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