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Title XV LANDS, LEVEES, DRAINAGE, SEWERS AND PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY

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  242.620.  Protection of drainage district lien. — 1.  To protect said lien of said drainage taxes upon the lands and other property against which said taxes shall be levied, in any case where delinquent lands are offered for sale for such delinquent taxes, and the amount of the tax due, together with interest, cost, and penalties is not bid for the same, the board of supervisors shall have authority to bid or cause to be bid, not to exceed the whole amount due thereon, as aforesaid, in the name of the drainage district, and in case such bid is the highest bid, the sheriff shall sell and convey such lands to such drainage district, and such lands shall thereupon become the property of the drainage district, and may be held, disposed of, and conveyed by the board of supervisors at such price and on such terms, as in the discretion of the board of supervisors may be to the best interest of the district.

  2.  If such lands, or other property, are sold by the board of supervisors the purchasers thereof shall take the same subject to all said drainage taxes thereafter becoming due, the same as all other lands and other property in the district.

  3.  The board of supervisors shall also have authority to protect the lien of the drainage district for drainage taxes by paying the general, state, county, school and road taxes, and in case the lien of the state for such general, state, county, school and road taxes is foreclosed, and the land, or other property, sold for such general taxes, and the said drainage district is not made a party to the proceedings foreclosing the said lien for such general taxes, the said board of supervisors shall be authorized at any time within one year after said sale to redeem such lands, by paying not to exceed the whole amount of such taxes, together with penalties and costs accrued thereon.

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(RSMo 1939 § 12347)

Prior revision: 1929 § 10766

CROSS REFERENCE:

Delinquent taxes, drainage district may redeem lands, when, 140.380


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