<html> <head> <title>Rule 05:02:08:39 Form of petition for organization of a county road, ambulance, rural fire protection, sanitary, watershed, or water project district.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:08:39"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 05:02:08:39 Form of petition for organization of a county road, ambulance, rural fire protection, sanitary, watershed, or water project district."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p><b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5:02:08:39.&nbsp;&nbsp;Form of petition for organization of a county road, ambulance, rural fire protection, sanitary, watershed, or water project district.</b> The organizational petition for formation of a county road, ambulance, rural fire protection, sanitary, watershed, or water project district must be in the following form:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, are qualified voters in the area herein described. We petition that the question of forming the __________________ (insert name and type of district) district be submitted for a vote of approval or rejection pursuant to law.</p> <p>(Here insert the legal description of the area to be included in the proposed district.)</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (1)&nbsp;&nbsp;Road districts insert:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (a)&nbsp;&nbsp;The need for road work in the territory described; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (b)&nbsp;&nbsp;Request county commissioners to define boundaries for the district and make a determination that such district be created;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (2)&nbsp;&nbsp;Ambulance districts insert area in square miles to be included in district;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (3)&nbsp;&nbsp;Fire districts insert area in square miles to be included in district;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (4)&nbsp;&nbsp;Watershed districts insert:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (a)&nbsp;&nbsp;The need in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare for creation of a district to accomplish improvements in the watershed;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (b)&nbsp;&nbsp;Statement of the purposes of contemplated improvements;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (c)&nbsp;&nbsp;List of landowners and total acreage owned by each;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (d)&nbsp;&nbsp;Map of district and land ownership;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (e)&nbsp;&nbsp;Location of the official place of business of the district; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (f)&nbsp;&nbsp;The number of managers; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (5)&nbsp;&nbsp;Water project districts insert:</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (a)&nbsp;&nbsp;The object and purpose of the district and the works proposed to be constructed with a description of the nature, location, and method of operation;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (b)&nbsp;&nbsp;Location of the principal place of business of the district; and</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (c)&nbsp;&nbsp;The number of board members.</p> <div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The balance of this petition form is prescribed in &nbsp;5:02:08:00.03.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> 25 SDR 8, effective August 3, 1998; 26 SDR 168, effective June 25, 2000; 30 SDR 171, effective May 10, 2004.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=6-16-8">6-16-8.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=6-16-2">6-16-2</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=6-16-8">6-16-8</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=31-12A-3">31-12A-3(1)(2)(3)(4)</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=34-11A-3">34-11A-3</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=34-31A-4">34-31A-4</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=46A-14-8">46A-14-8(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=46A-18-4">46A-18-4(1)(2)(3)(4)(5).</A></p> </div> </body> </html>