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– Local improvement dist, modified
HOUSE BILL NO. 518
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LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS - Amends existing law relating to local
improvement districts to provide additional terms and conditions in the
creation of a modified local improvement district.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2008
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 518
BY BUSINESS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS; AMENDING SECTION 50-1705, IDAHO CODE,
3 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THE CREATION OF A MODIFIED
4 LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 50-1705, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 50-1705. MODIFIED DISTRICT. Whenever any local improvement shall be of
9 such nature and character that the special benefits resulting therefrom extend
10 beyond the boundaries of the property abutting the improvement or whenever the
11 special benefits do not accrue to some or all properties abutting the improve-
12 ments, but to other properties, the council may create a modified local
13 improvement district, which shall include as near as may be determined all the
14 property especially benefited by such improvements. Provided however, that by
15 unanimous agreement of the property owners to be assessed or by a majority
16 vote of the members of the full council of the governing body of the munici-
17 pality, properties may be included or excluded from the local improvement dis-
18 trict regardless of whether they are specially benefited by the improvements.
19 When such modified district is created, all property therein shall be assessed
20 for a portion of the cost and expenses of such improvements, to be determined
21 and fixed by the council when the district is created. Provided however, prop-
22 erties excluded from the modified local improvement district shall not be
23 assessed for any portion of the cost and expenses of improvements in the modi-
24 fied district regardless of whether they are specially benefited by the
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to allow the sponsoring
governing body the ability to include or exclude property owners
and address the property assessment in a modified Local Improvement
District. The present law only allows a modified local improvement
district inclusion or exclusion by unanimous agreement of all
This legislation will have no fiscal impact on the state.
Name: Representative Max Black
Lynn Tominaga, Idaho Ground Water Appropriators
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 518