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24-504.Proclamation by governor; date for election of directors; record of proceeding. Whenever a majority of the counties to be included within the proposed drainage district have reported in favor of the organization of said drainage district, under the provisions of this act, the secretary of state shall report such fact to the governor of Kansas, who shall forthwith declare, by suitable proclamation, the territory described in said petition and set forth in the reports of said commissioners to constitute a public corporation, and the freeholders owning lands within such bounds, and resident within the state of Kansas, to be incorporated as a drainage district under the name designated in said petition, and thenceforth the said territory and the freeholders thereof, who are residents of the state of Kansas, and their successors, shall constitute a body politic and corporate under said corporate name and shall give perpetual succession.

In said proclamation the governor shall designate the last Tuesday of the next succeeding calendar month following the issuing of said proclamation on which an election shall be held in each of the counties to be included within the proposed drainage district for the purpose of electing directors of said corporation, in number and in the manner hereinafter provided. The secretary of state shall make and keep full and complete records of the organization of all drainage districts organized under the provisions of this act, showing the findings and decisions of the boards of county commissioners and all of the acts of the governor in connection with the organization thereof, a true and correct copy of which he shall forward to the said boards of county commissioners within five days after the issuing of the governor's proclamation provided for in this section, and they shall spread the same upon their records.

History: L. 1911, ch. 170, § 4; March 27; R.S. 1923, 24-504.



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