COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
31-1403. Petition. (1) A petition shall first be presented to the board of county commissioners and filed with the clerk of the board of commissioners of each county in which the proposed fire protection district is to be situated, signed by the number of holders of title, or evidence of title specified in section 31-1402, Idaho Code, which petition shall plainly and clearly designate the boundaries of the proposed fire protection district, and shall state the name of the proposed district, and shall be accompanied by a map thereof. The petition, together with all maps and other papers filed therewith shall, at all proper hours, be open to public inspection in the office of said clerk of the board of commissioners between the date of their said filing and the date of the election. The petition may be in one (1) paper or in several papers.
(2) Whenever a petition shall be filed, prior to the publication of notice of hearing pursuant to section 31-1404, Idaho Code, the petitioners shall deposit with the board of county commissioners a sum sufficient to defray the costs of publishing and election as provided by this chapter. In the event a fire protection district is organized, the petitioners shall be reimbursed the amount of their deposit from the first tax moneys collected by the district as provided by this chapter. The amount required to be paid under this subsection shall be determined by the board of county commissioners.
[31-1403, added 1943, ch. 161, sec. 3, p. 324; am. 1986, ch. 137, sec. 1, p. 367; am. 2006, ch. 318, sec. 2, p. 991.]
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