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24-818.Same; moneys, custody and use; right to use lands. The county treasurer of the county in which the district is situated shall receive, safely keep and pay on orders of the board of county commissioners all funds belonging to the district, and shall be liable upon his official bonds for such funds and for any default in the proper performance of his duty in that respect. The county treasurer shall have power to receive and receipt for special assessments which any owner of land may desire to pay after the apportionment and levy thereof by the board of county commissioners. The purchase price of all bonds sold by the board of county commissioners for cash shall be paid directly to such county treasurer, and he shall retain the same, and all taxes, special assessments and other funds of the district collected or received by him, until paid out as herein provided.

The county clerk shall, when directed by the board of county commissioners, prepare and deposit a copy of the viewers' report in the office of the county treasurer, and the board of county commissioners shall forthwith direct the county treasurer to at once set aside and appropriate for the payment of the persons severally entitled thereto sufficient of the funds of said district to satisfy the amount required by said report, and on demand pay the same to the persons respectively entitled thereto; that when sufficient funds of said district have been deposited with the county treasurer, and the same have been set aside and appropriated as hereinbefore directed for the payment of persons severally entitled thereto, the right to the perpetual use of all lands shown by such report to have been appropriated shall vest in the board of county commissioners for the purpose for which the same were condemned and taken as stated in such report, and the board of county commissioners shall have the right forthwith to construct a levee or other works across the right of way of any railroad or street-railway company at the point specified in such report, and to occupy all other lands set off and appropriated for such purpose in said report.

History: L. 1909, ch. 80, § 3; April 3; R.S. 1923, 24-818.



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