6-17-2Resolution for governmental cooperation to be initiated by voters--Filing of petition--Number of signatures required.

The right to propose a resolution of cooperation or consolidation to the government of a local government entity rests with the registered voters of the local government entity. Any resolution proposed under this chapter shall be referred to a vote of the registered voters of the local government entity by the filing, with the entity's person in charge of an election, of a petition signed by a number of voters equivalent to fifteen percent of those voting in the last preceding gubernatorial election in the local government entity. A petition to propose a resolution shall be filed with the person in charge of an election of each of the affected local government entities before an election may occur.

Source: SL 2001, ch 36, § 2.