County drainage commission--Appointment--Filling vacancies--Majority required
to act--Ex officio members.
Term and removal of members.
Compensation of members.
Employment of personnel.
Assistance by units of state government--Expense reimbursement.
Maintenance of correspondence file--Correspondence marked with date of receipt--Term of retention.
State Water Management Board, districts, and existing water rights unaffected--Effect on drainage districts.
Joint drainage efforts by counties.
Petition for assistance in development of intercounty drainage plan--Board defined.
Meeting to develop mutually acceptable joint county drainage activities.
Recommendation, notice, and hearing before Water Management Board--Cost of
Limitation on effectiveness of action required by Water Management Board.
Action required by board to be included in county drainage plan--Not subject to
Joint powers agreements by local units of government as to drainage.
Agreements for receipt of federal or state funds for drainage.
Municipality contracting with county for services--Fees.
Joint county-municipal drainage activities.
Board to provide funds, equipment, and accommodations for county drainage
Adoption of emergency drainage measures--Hearing--Notice--Limited term--Renewal.
County drainage plan--Preparation--Adjuncts--Considerations.
Purposes of drainage plan.
Drainage projects and coordinated drainage areas authorized.
Legal controls for drainage management--Right to continue existing drainage.
Official controls not limited.
Publication of notice of hearing on proposed drainage plan.
Board action on plan by ordinance or resolution.
Filing and publication of board action on plan--Effective date of plan--Public
Petition for election on adoption of plan--Notice of election--Ballots--Suspension
of effective date--Inconsistent drainage efforts prohibited.
Rejection of plan by voters--Revision, filing, and publication.
Filing copy of adopted official control.
Approval required for rehabilitation or construction of drain covered by plan--Board review of commission decision.
Failure of commission to act as approval--Extension of period by board.
Permit system for drainage--Fee--Modification of drain or use of unrecorded right--Drainage without permit as misdemeanor--Civil penalty.
Recording existing drainage rights--Information required--Disputing rights--Appeals--Recording final decision.
Notice of recording requirements.
Local governments exempt from recording requirements.
Copy of recorded vested right to department.
Enforcement of chapter and official controls.
Adjudication functions of commission or board.
Board of adjudication by mutual agreement--Jurisdiction.
Appeals from commission and board--Time allowed--Commencing action in circuit
Regulation and elimination of nonconforming drains.
Amendment and repeal of drainage plan--Request by petition.
Petition by landowner for change of drainage restrictions--Notice to directly
Hearing on petition--Commission recommendation to board.
Affected person's right to be heard--Resolution adopting or rejecting proposal--Review, publication, and effective date of adoption--Election.
Drainage plan or official controls for municipality--Approval or contract by
municipality required for effectiveness.
Jurisdiction of incorporated municipality.
Drainage district continuation and dissolution--County plan to include districts,
vested rights and plans or projects of local government units and coordinated
Petition for future maintenance of drain jointly and voluntarily maintained by
landowners within ten years of July 1, 1985.
Signing of petition--Contents.
Presentation of petition--Filing--Transmittal to Department of Environment and
Opportunity to appear at hearing--When granted--Resolution by board as to
maintenance of drain.
Recommendation that state's attorney seek injunction or other court action to
prevent or abate violation.
Mandamus proceedings authorized.
Control of drainage construction, rehabilitation, or methods--Approval of board.
Coordinated drainage area--Application for establishment--Inconsistency with
county plan or controls barring formation--Validity of information in county in
process of adopting plan or controls.
Survey and map of proposed coordinated drainage area required--Availability for
Form, verification, signatures, filing, and presentation of application for
establishment of area.
Order establishing area subject to voters' approval--Notice of election--Exemption
from election requirement.
Publication of election notice.
Hours polls open--Costs of election.
Establishment of area effective on voters' approval--Waiting period after rejection
Appointment and duties of election officers--Order declaring area established--Conclusiveness of order.
Expenditure of county funds for application for coordinated drainage area--
Assessment of costs from benefiting landowners.
Public lands subject to drainage laws--Service of notices--Appearance by board or
officer in charge.
Responsibilities for drainage projects.
Signatures required for board action on drainage project petition.
Contents of drainage project petition.
Presentation and filing of petition--Time for board action--Copy to department.
Survey and report contracted by board--Contents--Right of entry--Copy to
Survey report to be written--Inspection--Scheduling hearing--Notice requirements.
Appearances at hearing--Establishment of project--Variation from report--Adjournment of hearing--Notices.
Assistance by department--Reimbursement of expenses.
Denial of petition or establishment of project--Findings required.
Assessments authorized--Expenses paid.
Acquisition of easements.
Damages due to project--Determination--Hearing--Appeal.
Naming project--Record of proceedings.
Permissible drainage of land.
Drains along or across highways.
Open ditches restricted along highways.
Drains along and across railroads--Costs.
Construction of drainage facilities across railroads--Costs.
Construction contracts--Bids--Preference of landowners--Bond of contractor--Construction without contract.
Highway bridges and culverts--Construction--Maintenance--Modification--Costs.
Construction and contracting powers of board.
Maintenance and improvement of existing drains, watercourses, and levees.
Apportionment of original cost to annexed area when project extended.
Maintenance of drains--Assessment of costs.
Jurisdiction of improved existing drain--Maintenance--Assessments.
Maintenance without notice--Actions authorized.
Petition for repair or improvement of drain.
Repairs without contract--Cost reimbursement.
Replacing drain as repair.
Improvements--Survey and cost estimate--Ordering without notice.
Improvements requiring notice and hearing--Reclassification of benefits--Appeal.
Assessment of maintenance and improvement costs.
Maintenance and assessments for drainage work in more than one county.
Injury or obstruction of drainage as misdemeanor--Civil liability.
Drain or watercourse constructed to prevent entry of water as nuisance--Exception.
Abandonment of project--Procedure.
Approval required to alter drainage rights established with federal or state funds.
Accounts of expenditures maintained--Inspection.
Appeal by state as to public lands.
Stay of proceedings on appeal--Bond--Damages.
Costs on appeal.
Drainage district management by Board of Trustees.
Petition for election.
Publication of notice of election--Votes by proxy.
Election board to procure district records preceding election--Elected trustees to act
as record custodians--Updates to district records.
Voting rights of title holder.
Landowner or joint landowners entitled to one vote collectively--Voting rights of
minor or protected person.
Voting through agent or proxy--Power of attorney to specify election for which it
is used--Delivery of power of attorney.
Superintendent's responsibilities--Manner and purpose of elections.
Ballots and poll list--Ballot delivery.
Vote count--Determination of election results--Election materials to be retained for
Results of election to determine length of term.
Trustees to appoint superintendent and clerks for subsequent election board--Determination of compensation of election board.
Succeeding annual trustee elections.
Appointment to fill vacancy.
Compensation of trustees and clerk of board--Filing requirements.
Election of chair and clerk of board.
Powers and duties of board of trustees.
Costs and expenses--Levy.
Assessment on real property.
Issuance of improvement certificates and drainage bonds.
Record of official acts and proceedings--Filing of financial report--Examination of