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19-27,134.Same; general obligation bonds; publication of notice; petition; election. The board of county commissioners which has created a storm drainage district under the provisions of this act is hereby authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the county to pay the cost of constructing such storm drainage system within such districts: Provided, That before any bonds shall be issued for such purposes, the county commissioners shall cause to be published once each week for three (3) consecutive weeks in the official county newspaper a notice of its intention to cause the improvement to be made and to issue bonds of the county to pay the costs thereof describing the improvement proposed to be made and the amount of bonds proposed to be issued. Such bonds may be issued and the improvement made unless a petition requesting an election upon the issuance of such bonds, signed by electors, equal in number to not less than ten percent (10%) of the electors in the district who voted for secretary of state at the last preceding general election as certified by the election commissioner is filed in the office of the county clerk within thirty (30) days following the last publication of such resolution. In the event a sufficient petition is filed within the time provided, no such bonds shall be issued until the county commissioners shall have submitted the question to and received the approval of a majority of the electors voting on the proposition at an election called and held for such purpose. The board of county commissioners shall annually levy a tax upon all of the property within such district in an amount necessary to meet the interest and principal payments of the bonds issued hereunder.

Any election called and held and any bonds issued under the provisions of this section shall be in the manner provided by the general bond law.

History: L. 1968, ch. 352, § 6; July 1.



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