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19-807d.Sheriff's deputies for police protection in certain townships; agreements; contributions by townships; tax levies. The township board in any township which is located in a county in which is located a city having a population in excess of 100,000 is hereby authorized to contribute funds to the county for the purpose of providing sheriff's deputies in addition to those otherwise provided, for the purpose of providing additional police protection within such township and for the purpose of providing and maintaining motorized equipment and radio equipment therefor. The township board shall have power to determine the amount of such contribution and the conditions under which such contributions shall be made.

When the township board informs the sheriff that such board intends to make a contribution pursuant to this section, the sheriff and the township board shall enter into an agreement within 20 days thereafter, which agreement shall specify the additional police protection to be provided and the funds to be contributed. Any and all such agreements relating to contribution of funds shall be by and between the township board and the sheriff with the approval of the board of county commissioners. For the purpose of providing funds to make such contributions, the township board is authorized to levy an annual tax upon all taxable tangible property in such township.

History: L. 1947, ch. 191, § 2; L. 1953, ch. 142, § 1; L. 1955, ch. 147, § 1; L. 1963, ch. 164, § 1; L. 1970, ch. 385, § 2; L. 1999, ch. 154, § 50; May 27.

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