HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
CONSOLIDATION OF HIGHWAY DISTRICTS
40-1503. Order for hearing — Notice. The commissioners of the counties concerned, shall at the earliest possible date, meet at a time and place as shall be agreed upon by them, and at the meeting shall, by order, entered in the minutes of the commissioners of each of the counties concerned, fix a time and place for a hearing upon the petitions, which time shall not be less than sixty (60) days from and after the date of the first publication of notice of the petition and hearing on them. The hearing meeting shall be at the county seat of one of the counties concerned. At the meeting the commissioners shall prepare a notice of hearing to be signed by them and attested by the county clerks, setting forth the filing of petitions; the name and general description of the highway districts proposed to be consolidated; the total bonded and current warrant and other indebtedness; the market value for assessment purposes and the last preceding ad valorem tax levy of each of the highway districts; a statement that at the hearing any elector qualified to vote at elections of highway district commissioners of the highway districts proposed for consolidation may, prior to or at the time of the hearing, file with the clerk of the commissioners of the county in which he resides, written objections to the proposed consolidation; and that at the hearing any qualified elector of the highway districts proposed for consolidation may appear and make oral objections to the consolidation.
[40-1503, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 664; am. 2000, ch. 202, sec. 4, p. 504.]