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

Chapter 245

Effective - 28 Aug 2008 bottom

  245.020.  Circuit clerk to give notice by publication — form of notice — mailing required. — 1.  After such articles of association shall have been filed, the clerk in whose office the articles of association have been filed shall give notice by causing publication to be made once in some newspaper published in each county in which the land and other property of the district are situate.  Such notice shall be published within fourteen days of filing of the articles, and the notice shall be substantially in the following form and it shall be deemed sufficient for all purposes of sections 245.010 to 245.280:

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO FORM LEVEE DISTRICT.
Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the following described real estate and other property in ______ County of Missouri (here describe the property as set out in the articles of association) that articles of association asking that the foregoing lands and other property be formed into a levee district under the provisions of sections 245.010 to 245.280, RSMo, have been filed in this office, and the foregoing real estate and other property will be affected by the formation of said levee district and be rendered liable to taxation for the purposes of paying the expenses of organizing and making and maintaining the improvements that may be found necessary to effect the leveeing and reclamation of the land and other property in said district, and you and each of you may file objections or exceptions to said articles of association and petition on or before the ______ day of ______, 20______, in this office, but not thereafter, if any there be, why said levee district as set forth in the articles of association shall not be organized as a public corporation of the state of Missouri.
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Clerk of circuit court of ______ County.

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The circuit court of the county in which said articles of association have been filed shall thereafter maintain and have original and exclusive jurisdiction coextensive with the boundaries and limits of said district without regard to county lines, for all purposes of this law; provided, that where lands in different counties are sought to be incorporated in the same district, it shall not be necessary to include all of the lands in said proposed levee district in the notice published in the different counties, but only such lands and other property in the district as are situate in the respective counties.

  2.  Within fourteen days of the filing of the articles, those petitioning for the creation of the district shall mail, by certified mail, a copy of the notice contained in this section to the names as listed on the county assessor's records of the owners of land identified in the petition or other individual or corporate franchise property in the district identified in the petition, including all public entities owning land within the district.

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(RSMo 1939 § 12494, A.L. 1994 S.B. 633, A.L. 2008 S.B. 939)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 10904; 1919 § 4598; 1909 § 5704


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