CONSOLIDATION OF CITIES
50-2103. Petition for consolidation. The citizens of one or more contiguous cities may institute proceedings for consolidation by petition. Upon receiving a petition for consolidation by either of the cities proposed to be consolidated, which petition shall be signed by registered electors of the city equal in number to twenty percent (20%) of the number of electors registered to vote at the last general city election held in the city for the election of officers, the clerk shall duly record the same and give notice to each of the cities proposed to be consolidated. Within thirty (30) days following the giving of notice, it shall be incumbent on the council(s) to proceed as hereinafter provided.
[50-2103, added 1967, ch. 429, sec. 420, p. 1249; am. 1987, ch. 136, sec. 1, p. 270.]