PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICTS
33-2709. Existing TAX SUPPORTED city libraries may join library districts. Any tax supported city library may join an established library district by majority vote of the qualified electors of the city according to procedure set forth in section 33-2707, Idaho Code. A true copy of the petition and the district library board’s notice of approval or disapproval shall be sent to the city council. When the notice carries the approval of the district library board, the city clerk shall order the election and give notice to the county clerk who shall conduct the election in a manner consistent with chapter 14, title 34, Idaho Code, and at such time as prescribed in section 34-106, Idaho Code. After receiving the certification of results of the election from the county clerk, the city council shall give notice of those results to the library district board and the board of county commissioners.
If the proposal has been approved by the majority 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 a copy shall be transmitted to the board of trustees of the library district, to the board of county commissioners of the county in which the petition arose, and to the board of library commissioners.
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 year in which the election was held.
Addition of new territory to an existing library district shall not be considered an initial establishment. The existing district 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.
[(33-2709) 1963, ch. 188, sec. 8, p. 568; am. and redesignated 1990, ch. 378, sec. 6, p. 1050; am. 1996, ch. 71, sec. 10, p. 223; am. 2006, ch. 235, sec. 23, p. 712; am. 2013, ch. 135, sec. 1, p. 307.]