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82a-641.Same; hearing on petition; notice; publication. Whenever a petition is filed with the county clerk of the county having the largest number of participating members, as provided in K.S.A. 82a-640, such county clerk shall give notice to the board of county commissioners of such county of the filing and pendency of such petition. The board of county commissioners shall forthwith fix a place and time within 30 days from the date of the filing of the petition for a hearing thereon. The county clerk shall, at least 10 days before the date fixed for the hearing, give or send by registered or certified mail, written notice of the hearing to the chairperson of each district seeking consolidation, and shall transmit one copy of the petition and notice of the hearing to the chief engineer of the division of water resources. The county clerk shall also cause a notice of the hearing to be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the official county newspaper. The last publication shall be not later than 10 days before the date set for the hearing. Such published notice shall: (1) Identify by name the districts seeking consolidation; (2) state the time and place of the hearing; (3) state that all interested persons may appear and be heard; and (4) state that a consolidated water district shall have no power or authority to levy any taxes whatsoever.

History: L. 1976, ch. 438, § 4; L. 1981, ch. 173, § 83; July 1.

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