HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES
40-807. Joint local highway jurisdiction bridges — Additional tax levy. (1) Any two (2) or more local highway jurisdictions in the state are empowered to join in the construction, maintenance and repair of bridges at places where the bridges will directly benefit each of the local highway jurisdictions, and contract for the cost of construction, maintenance or repair of the bridge that each local highway jurisdiction is to bear.
(2) For the purpose of defraying the costs and expenses incurred under the provisions of this section, the commissioners of the respective local highway jurisdictions are empowered to levy upon all taxable property of each local highway jurisdiction, in addition to all other taxes, an annual tax not exceeding twenty-four ten thousandths percent (0.0024%) of the market value for assessment purposes of the property. The entire proceeds of the levy shall be used solely for the purposes of this section.
[40-807, added 1985, ch. 253, sec. 2, p. 629; am. 1998, ch. 154, sec. 2, p. 529.]