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

Chapter 247

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  247.085.  Board may contract for water supply with city, when — publication of notice — sale of property, use of funds. — 1.  The board of directors of any public water supply district shall have power to sell and convey part or all of the property of the district to any city, owning and operating a waterworks system, in consideration whereof the city shall obligate itself to pay or assume the payment of all outstanding bond obligations of the district, and to provide reasonable and adequate water service and furnish water ample in quantity for all needful purposes, and pure and wholesome in quality, to the inhabitants of the territory lying within the district, during such period of time and under such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the city and the board of directors of the district; provided, however, that no action shall be taken as provided herein until said city and public water supply district shall cause a printed notice of their intention to act under this section to be published in a manner prescribed for by law in a newspaper having a general circulation in said city and public water supply district, and a statement of the time and manner of said publication shall be recited in any agreement or contract executed hereunder.

  2.  Thereafter the board of directors may sell and convey any remaining property of the district and after payment of the debts of the district, other than bond obligations, the board of directors may use the funds of the district for the purpose of providing fire protection or for any other public purpose which in the opinion of the board will be beneficial to the inhabitants of the district.

  3.  The powers granted by this section are in addition to the powers granted by law and are not subject to the terms and conditions set forth in those sections.

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(L. 1951 p. 650, A.L. 2004 S.B. 987, A.L. 2005 H.B. 395)


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