HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
COUNTY HIGHWAY REORGANIZATION
40-1709. Inventory and financial statement of dissolved district — Disposition of property and obligations of dissolved district and county road departments. (1) Upon an election being held under the provisions of this chapter and an option being chosen, all affected highway districts and the county road department, where applicable, shall prepare and file with the county commissioners an inventory of all machinery, buildings, lands and property of every kind and nature and financial statement not later than ten (10) days subsequent to the canvass of the election.
(2) Title to all machinery, buildings, lands and property of every kind and nature, belonging to each affected highway jurisdiction shall immediately upon the dissolution of the district and county road department without further conveyance, be vested in the county commissioners as custodians and be delivered to the succeeding operational unit as soon as practicable. The succeeding unit shall be liable for any and all unliquidated obligations of the dissolved highway districts and county road department.
[40-1709, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 677; am. 1998, ch. 415, sec. 8, p. 1311.]