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2019 Statute


19-2837.Bonds; petitions; election; limitation on bonds. Upon the presentation to the board of county commissioners of the maps, plans and specifications, and information called for in the preceding section, and petitions

(a) specifying that bonds may be issued in a definite amount and which amount shall, in no event, be in excess of 20% more than the estimated cost to the county for the items which the county undertakes to be responsible for as disclosed by the plans, specifications, and information on file as required in the preceding section; and

(b) which petitions shall be signed by at least 25% of the qualified electors of such county as shown by the vote cast for secretary of state at the last general election in such county; and

(c) following the name of each signer on such petition shall be inserted his or her precinct and residence address; and

(d) on each petition an elector of the county shall certify, under oath, that he believes each signer on such petition is a qualified elector of the precinct designated after the name of such elector; then the county commissioners shall call a special election within 30 days after the filing of such petition with the county clerk of such county to submit to the voters of such county the question of issuing such bonds: Provided, That such question may be submitted at a primary or general election if either will be held within 100 days after such filing of such petitions. Notice of such election shall be given in two weekly issues in at least one newspaper of general circulation in such county, specifying the maximum amount of bonds to be issued for such lake and park project, and at such election the county commissioners shall submit to the electors the following proposition:

"Shall ______________ county issue bonds in the sum not exceeding $__________ for the construction and/or aid in construction of such lake and park project as provided by law."

If a majority of the votes cast are in favor of the question submitted, the county commissioners may issue bonds in an amount not exceeding the sum stated in the question submitted. But in no event shall the bonds issued under the provisions of this act exceed the sum of sixty thousand dollars ($60,000).

History: L. 1937, ch. 193, § 4; April 10.

2022. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2022-06-28T23:32:52. Head Rev No: 593009(E)