PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICTS
33-2708. Addition of territory not having a tax supported library to a library district — Alternate method. (1) An alternate method of adding territory to a library district may be initiated by a petition or petitions as set forth in section 33-2704, Idaho Code, except that the petitions must be signed by sixty percent (60%) of the qualified electors in the area to be annexed.
(2) A true copy of the petitions shall be transmitted to the board of trustees of the library district and to the board of county commissioners in each county affected. The board of trustees may approve or disapprove the petition, and shall give notice of its decision to the board of county commissioners in each county affected.
(3) When the notice carries the approval of the board of trustees of the district, the board of county commissioners of the county in which the petition arose shall proceed with the required hearing and resolution as outlined in section 33-2704, Idaho Code.
(4) When the proposal has the approval of the board of county commissioners, the board of trustees of the district and the board of county commissioners shall follow these procedures:
(a) If the proposal has been approved by the majority herein required, the board of county commissioners of the home county of the district shall enter its order amending the boundaries of the district, including a map drawn in a draftsmanlike manner, and transmit a copy of the order to the board of county commissioners in the county in which the petition arose. A copy of this order shall also be sent to the board of library commissioners.
(b) The board of trustees of the library district shall transmit a copy of the order to the county recorder, the county assessor of the home county, and the state tax commission in a timely manner, but no later than December 15, in the calendar year in which the order was granted.
(c) Addition of new territory to an existing library district shall not be considered an initial establishment. The existing board of trustees shall continue to serve for the terms for which elected. When a vacancy occurs, appointment shall be made as provided in section 33-2716, Idaho Code.
[33-2708, added 1990, ch. 378, sec. 5, p. 1049; am. 1996, ch. 71, sec. 9, p. 222; am. 2006, ch. 235, sec. 22, p. 712.]