IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS
42-3124. Decision by director — Court confirmation of consolidation required. The director shall recommend for or against the consolidation, basing his decision on his findings of facts and stating his reasons. If the director shall recommend that the districts be not consolidated, nothing further shall be done, unless a new petition shall be filed in the manner herein provided. If the director shall recommend that the districts be consolidated, he may make and enter an order consolidating the districts and record said order in the office of the county recorder of each county wherein the lands in said consolidated district are located. The order shall also divide the consolidated district into not less than three (3) nor more than nine (9) divisions, and shall name the commissioners appointed by him for the consolidated district. The consolidated district shall be known and described by the name and number of the largest district of those consolidated. In the case of the consolidation of two (2) or more districts which are contiguous and already existing and concerning each of which the confirmation of proceedings has already been obtained, procedure the same in all respects as herein specified for the creation of an original flood control district shall be followed by the board of the consolidated district for the purpose of procuring a like order, or orders, of the district court touching such consolidation.
[42-3124, added 1971, ch. 300, sec. 24, p. 1219.]