24-4,100. Dissolution of certain inoperative districts located wholly within cities; procedure. Whenever the county clerk shall petition the board of county commissioners to disorganize and dissolve a drainage district located wholly within a city in the county, and it shall appear from said petition that said drainage district has no property of any kind, the district has no officers or funds, has no outstanding indebtedness, has ceased to function for more than one (1) year and will continue to be inoperative, the board of county commissioners shall, within thirty (30) days after receipt of the petition, designate a time and place for a hearing to consider the dissolution of the district, and shall give notice thereof by one (1) publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the city wherein the district is located, said publication to be not less than ten (10) days prior to the date set for the hearing.
On the date set for the hearing, the commissioners shall hear any reasons why the district should not be dissolved. After the date of the hearing, the commissioners are authorized to adopt a resolution providing that the specified drainage district shall or shall not be disorganized and dissolved. Upon the adoption of such a resolution, the commissioners shall give notice thereof by publishing the resolution adopted once in a newspaper of general circulation in the city wherein the drainage district is to be dissolved. A certified copy of such resolution with proof of publication shall be filed with the county clerk. The effective date of the dissolution shall be the date of publication in the newspaper of general circulation in the city, unless the board of county commissioners shall specify a later date.