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mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman";} </style> <![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapedefaults v:ext="edit" spidmax="2050"/> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:shapelayout v:ext="edit"> <o:idmap v:ext="edit" data="1"/> </o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--> </head> <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>5:02:08:40.&nbsp;&nbsp;Form of petition for a resolution of cooperation or consolidation.</b> The form of a petition for proposing a resolution of cooperation by a local government entity or consolidation of local government entities shall be as follows:<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight: normal'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'>PETITION FOR A RESOLUTION OF COOPERATION OR CONSOLIDATION<o:p></o:p></span></b></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>WE, THE UNDERSIGNED qualified voters of ________________________ (insert name of jurisdiction) petition for an election to be held to adopt or reject the following resolution of cooperation or consolidation.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>(Name each local government entity to be involved in the cooperation or consolidation and describe each specific office, function, or governmental unit to be cooperated in or combined.)<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <div style='border:none;border-top:solid windowtext 1.0pt;mso-border-top-alt: solid windowtext .5pt;padding:1.0pt 0in 0in 0in'> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in; border:none;mso-border-top-alt:solid windowtext .5pt;padding:0in;mso-padding-alt: 1.0pt 0in 0in 0in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> </div> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>The balance of this petition form is as prescribed in &#167;&nbsp;5:02:08:00.03.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Source:</b> 27 <span class=SpellE>SDR</span> 146, effective July 9, 2001.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>General Authority:</b> <span class=SpellE>SDCL</span> <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=6-17-5">6-17-5.</A><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><span style='mso-tab-count:1'>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'>Law Implemented:</b> <span class=SpellE>SDCL</span> <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=6-17-5">6-17-5.</A><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;tab-stops:.4in .6in .9in 1.1in 1.4in 1.6in 1.9in 2.1in 2.4in 2.6in 2.9in 3.1in 3.4in 3.6in 3.9in 4.1in'><span style='font-size:12.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p> </div> </body> </html>