HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
DETACHMENT OR ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY
40-1627. Majority vote required approving annexation — Action of commissioners. If, after canvassing the election, a majority of the qualified electors of the additional territory voting are in favor of the annexation, then the commissioners must order that the additional area shall be annexed to the highway district and an order shall be entered in their minutes, and the area shall then constitute and be a part of the highway district. Where the area to be annexed lies in a county other than the county in which the election was held, duplicate copies of the result of the election, copy of the canvass and order annexing the area to the highway district shall be immediately transmitted by the county clerk of the county in which the election was held to the county clerk of the county in which the highway district lies, and shall be immediately approved by the commissioners and recorded in their minutes.
[40-1627, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 673.]