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24-1208.Payment of costs and expenses when petition or resolution is disapproved by engineer or defeated by voters; tax levy. If the organization of the proposed district is defeated at the special election or if the petition or resolution is disapproved by the chief engineer, the board of directors or steering committee named in the petition or resolution shall continue to function in a limited capacity for the purposes hereinafter set forth in this action. Such board or steering committee shall determine the amount of money necessary to pay all of the costs and expenses incurred in the preparation and filing of the petition or resolution and in the conduct of the special election and shall certify a statement of such amount to the county clerk of each county in which the proposed district was to be located. Such county clerks shall thereupon ascertain the total assessed valuation of all taxable tangible property in their respective counties within the proposed district and certify such valuation to the county clerk of the county in which the acting chairperson of the board or steering committee of the proposed district resides.

Such county clerk shall determine the levy necessary to be spread against the taxable tangible property in the entire proposed district in order to raise funds sufficient to pay the amount set forth in the statement and shall certify such levy to the county clerk of the other counties in which a portion of the proposed district is located. Each of the county clerks shall then cause such levy to be extended against the taxable tangible property lying within the boundaries of the proposed district and within the clerk's county. The county treasurers of the respective counties involved shall remit the funds raised by such levy in their counties to the county treasurer of the county in which the acting chairperson of the board or steering committee resides. Such treasurer shall hold such funds and shall honor warrants drawn upon such funds by the acting chairperson of the board or steering committee and countersigned by the acting secretary of the board or steering committee in payment of the costs and expenses incurred in the proposed organization of the district and shown on the aforementioned statement of expenses.

History: L. 1953, ch. 477, § 8; L. 1959, ch. 172, § 7; L. 1995, ch. 210, § 8; May 4.



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