IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
GROUND WATER DISTRICTS
42-5213. Canvass of votes — Completion of organization. (1) Immediately after any election for voting upon the organization of a ground water district, the judges of the election shall forward the official results of said election to the county clerk. The county commission shall meet within ten (10) days after the election returns are received, and canvass the votes cast. If it appears that two-thirds (2/3) of the votes cast are "ground water district–yes," the commission shall, by order entered on its minutes, declare such territory duly organized as a ground water district, under the name designated, shall declare that a map showing the area of the district is on file in the office of the county clerk and shall declare the persons receiving respectively the highest number of votes for director from each division to be duly elected as directors. The county commission shall cause a copy of such order, duly certified, to be immediately filed for record in the office of the county recorder of each county in which any portion of such district is situated, and shall mail a certified copy of the order to the director.
(2) If it shall appear, however, that more than one-third (1/3) of the votes cast are "ground water district–no," then a record of that fact shall be duly entered upon the minutes of the board, and all proceedings in regard to the organization of the district shall be void, and the expenses properly incurred thereunder may be collected on the bond provided for in section 42-5203, Idaho Code.
[42-5213, added 1995, ch. 290, sec. 1, p. 990.]