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24-467.Same; eminent domain proceedings. Whenever it shall be deemed necessary to construct any ditch, levee, dike, jetty, riprap or other protective structure across or upon the land of any individual or corporation whether within or outside the territorial limits of the drainage district and such individual or corporation shall be entitled to compensation therefor, the board of directors shall have the power to construct such ditch, levee, dike, jetty, riprap or other protective structure or to condemn and appropriate so much of such land as may be necessary for that purpose in the manner hereinafter provided; and whenever it shall be deemed necessary to appropriate any private property for use by the district in widening, deepening or otherwise improving any natural watercourse to prevent the overflow thereof or for the construction of any ditch, dike, levee, jetty, riprap, canal, drain or other work, the board of directors shall cause a survey and description of the land so required out of the lands of any private owner (individual or corporation) to be made by a licensed land surveyor or a professional engineer who is competent to conduct a land survey and filed with its secretary, and thereupon shall make an order declaring that the appropriation of such land is necessary and setting forth for what purpose the same is to be used; and shall then proceed to exercise the power of eminent domain in accordance with the eminent domain procedure act.

History: L. 1919, ch. 188, § 5; R.S. 1923, 24-467; L. 1963, ch. 234, § 60; L. 2006, ch. 192, § 9; July 1.



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