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

Chapter 245

Effective - 28 Aug 1939 bottom

  245.275.  Procedure in dissolving levee district. — The incorporation of every levee district, heretofore or hereafter incorporated under and by virtue of the provisions of sections 245.010 to 245.280, shall be dissolved if, at any time before its board of supervisors has adopted a plan for reclamation, the owners, of a majority of the acres of land within said levee district, petition the circuit court, wherein said levee district was incorporated, for a dissolution thereof; provided, that, upon the filing of any such petition, said circuit court shall, before dissolving said corporation ascertain and determine the amount of money in the treasury of, or owing to, said corporation, and the amount of all warrants issued and unpaid by it, and the amount of the debts and other obligations owing by it; and, if said amount of money, in the treasury and owing to said corporation, is in excess of the amount of said warrants, debts and other obligations, said circuit court shall order said warrants, debts and other obligations to be forthwith paid and discharged, and said excess divided among all the owners of land in said levee district who paid the same thereto, in the proportions in which they paid the same; but if said amount of money, in the treasury and owing to said corporation, is not sufficient to pay and discharge said warrants, debts and other obligations, then said circuit court shall order said board of supervisors to levy and collect a uniform tax, upon each and every acre of land within said levee district, sufficient in amount to pay said deficiency, and to thereupon pay the same.

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(RSMo 1939 § 12547)

Prior revision: 1929 § 10957


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