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TITLE 40
HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
CHAPTER 17
COUNTY HIGHWAY REORGANIZATION
40-1713.  Meeting of highway study commission — Selection of option for submission — Election — Implementation of option — Retention of existing system. (1) The highway study commission shall meet at the county courthouse, at the call of the chairman, no later than one hundred fifty (150) days prior to the election called for by this chapter. At that meeting, or at any other meetings as may be necessary to make the decision, the commission shall analyze the options for administration for the county’s secondary highways.
(2)  The options for the administration of the county’s secondary highways are as follows:
(a)  To establish a countywide highway system for the administration of the secondary highway system of the entire county, exclusive of those highways and streets within cities, with functioning street departments, by county commissioners;
(b)  To establish a single countywide highway district for the administration of the secondary highway system of the entire county, exclusive of those highways and streets within cities with functioning street departments, independent of the administration of the county commissioners; and
(c)  For the division of the county into not more than four (4) highway districts for the administration of the secondary highways of the county, exclusive of those highways and streets within cities, with functioning street departments, independent of the county commissioners.
(3)  The highway study commission will, at least ninety (90) days prior to the election, select one (1) of those options for submission to the electorate at the election. The question to be submitted to the electorate shall be substantially as follows:

For the purpose of administering the secondary highway system of …. County, shall the county 

(4)  If a majority of the voters casting votes in each of the highway districts and the area served by the county road department, where applicable, approve the proposal submitted, the commissioners shall implement the option selected as provided by this chapter.
(5)  If the proposal is defeated by the voters casting votes in each of the highway districts and the area served by the county road department, where applicable, the county shall retain its current system for the administration of its secondary highways.

History:
[40-1713, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 678; am. 1998, ch. 415, sec. 10, p. 1312.]


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