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HOUSE BILL NO. 116 – Local improvement dist, notices


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H0116...................................................by LOCAL GOVERNMENT
LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS - Amends existing law to correct a clerical
error regarding notices to create a local improvement district.
02/07    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/08    Rpt prt - to Loc Gov
02/13    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/14    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/16    3rd rdg - PASSED - 68-0-2
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Bock, Boe, Bolz, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark,
      Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart, Harwood, Henbest,
      Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake, LeFavour,
      Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle,
      Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ring,
      Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2),
      Shepherd(8), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Snodgrass,
      Stevenson, Thayn, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr.
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Block, Edmunson
    Floor Sponsor - Henderson
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/19    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Loc Gov
02/28    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/01    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/06    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde,
      Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little,
      Lodge, Malepeai, McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
      Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Gannon, Schroeder
    Floor Sponsor - Hammond
    Title apvd - to House
03/07    To enrol
03/08    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/09    Pres signed - To Governor
03/12    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 58
         Effective: 03/12/07

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   First Regular Session - 2007
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 116
                               BY LOCAL GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  6        SECTION  1.  That  Section 50-1707, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:
  8        50-1707.  RESOLUTION OF INTENTION TO CREATE DISTRICT. Upon the filing of a
  9    petition or upon initiation of a district by council action, the council shall
 10    at a regular or special meeting adopt a resolution giving notice of its inten-
 11    tion to create the district, to make the improvements and to levy  assessments
 12    to pay all or a part thereof. The notice shall contain:
 13        (a)  A description of the boundaries of the district to be created and the
 14    property  to  be  assessed, sufficient to inform the owners thereof that their
 15    property is to be assessed.
 16        (b)  A general description of the improvements contemplated together  with
 17    an  estimate of the total cost and expenses of the same and a statement of the
 18    percentage or other calculation of the total cost and expenses of the improve-
 19    ments which will be paid from a levy of assessments on property benefited  and
 20    the  percentage  or  calculation of the total costs and expenses which will be
 21    paid from the general funds of the municipality  or  from  such  other  source
 22    specified in the notice.
 23        (c)  A  statement  that the costs and expenses of the improvements will be
 24    assessed against the lots and lands specially benefited by such  improvements,
 25    except  as  provided  in section 50-1705, Idaho Code, and included in the dis-
 26    trict to be created according to a front foot method, or a square foot method,
 27    or a combination thereof, or in proportion to the  benefits  derived  to  such
 28    property  by said improvements, or by another method agreed to by all property
 29    owners to be assessed, and the council shall state the method so determined in
 30    said notice.
 31        (d)  A statement that the district is to be a modified district within the
 32    meaning of this act, if the same is true, and the boundaries of such  modified
 33    district shall be given.
 34        (e)  A  statement of the time within which and the place at which protests
 35    shall be filed and of the time and place at which the council will  conduct  a
 36    public hearing to consider such protests.
 37        SECTION  2.  An  emergency  existing  therefor,  which emergency is hereby
 38    declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
 39    passage and approval.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 16857

This legislation will amend Section 50-1707, Idaho Code, to revise
requirements for notice to create a local improvement district,
relating to methods of assessment.

                           FISCAL NOTE

There is no fiscal impact to the general fund.

Name:  Rep Frank Henderson 
Phone: 332-1000

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                         H 116