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  243.450.  All or portions of districts may reorganize and consolidate under sections 242.010 to 242.690. — 1.  Two or more districts organized under the provisions of this chapter may come within, and operate under sections 242.010 to 242.690, and portions of two or more districts organized under the provisions of this chapter may come together and operate under sections 242.010 to 242.690 whenever the owners of one-fourth of the acres of land in the proposed consolidated district sign and present a petition to the circuit court of the county in which there lies the greatest acreage of land in the proposed consolidated district, stating therein:

  (1)  The numbers or corporate name or names of such district or districts to be included in whole or in part;

  (2)  The boundaries of each district or portion of district separately;

  (3)  The boundary lines of the proposed consolidated district;

  (4)  The approximate number of acres of land in each district or portion of district;

  (5)  The approximate number of acres of land in the proposed consolidated district;

  (6)  The approximate amount of the benefits reported and apportioned by the viewers and confirmed by the county commission in each district or portion of district;

  (7)  The aggregate amount of such benefits as ascertained, apportioned and confirmed;

  (8)  The amount of bonds issued, by each district, giving the amount, dates, numbers, denominations, maturities, rate of interest, and where payable;

  (9)  The aggregate amount thereof; and

  (10)  The number of years it is to continue.

  2.  In such petition it shall be asked that the court adjudge such districts or portions of districts to be a body corporate, for a number of years not exceeding the time named in the petition, and under the name of "Consolidated Drainage District No. ______ of ______ County, Missouri".

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(RSMo 1939 § 12446, A.L. 1963 p. 394, A.L. 1986 S.B. 488)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 10856; 1919 § 4523


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