COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
31-1405. Notice of election. After the county commissioners have made their order finally fixing and determining the boundaries of the proposed district, the clerk of the board of county commissioners shall cause to be published a notice of an election to be held, subject to the provisions of section 34-106, Idaho Code, in such proposed fire protection district for the purpose of determining whether or not the same shall be organized under the provisions of this chapter. Such notice shall plainly and clearly designate the boundaries of such proposed fire protection district, and shall state the name of the proposed district as designated in the petition and shall state that a map showing the boundaries of said district is on file in his office.
Such notice shall be published first not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the election, and a second publication not less than five (5) days prior to such election, in a newspaper published within the county aforesaid. Such notice shall require the electors to cast ballots which shall contain the words "…. fire protection district, yes," or "…. fire protection district, no" or words equivalent thereto. No person shall be entitled to vote at any election held under the provisions of this chapter unless he shall possess all the qualifications required of electors under the general laws of the state, and be a resident of the proposed district.
If the district is to be situated in two (2) or more counties, the boards of county commissioners shall provide that the election be held on the same day in each county.
[31-1405, added 1943, ch. 161, sec. 5, p. 324; am. 1986, ch. 137, sec. 3, p. 368; am. 1995, ch. 118, sec. 26, p. 452; am. 2006, ch. 318, sec. 3, p. 991.]