IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
GROUND WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS
42-5127. Hearing — Notice — Entry of order. (1) The petition shall be heard by the board of directors within sixty (60) days of filing of the petition and if no hearing is held within that time the petitioner or petitioners shall be deemed excluded from the district. If, prior to the date set for the hearing, the board issues an order excluding the petitioner or petitioners, no hearing need be held. The board shall give each petitioner notice of the time and place of the hearing in writing not less than fifteen (15) days prior to the hearing. It shall be sufficient to mail such notice by certified or registered mail to each petitioner’s mailing address as indicated on the petition.
(2) At the hearing, if any, the petitioner or petitioners must establish by competent evidence the allegations of the petition. The chairman of the board is hereby empowered to administer oaths for the purpose of the hearing. If the allegations of the petition are established the board shall enter an order excluding the petitioner or petitioners, or any of them, from the district, which order shall reflect the nature of any outstanding and/or continuing liabilities to which the petitioner so excluded shall remain subject under the provisions of section 42-5129, Idaho Code.
[42-5127, added 1987, ch. 349, sec. 1, p. 777.]