7-25A-41Petition for termination or contraction of districts--Contents.

A petition for the expansion, termination, or contraction of an improvement district shall be filed with the county auditor of each county in which the district is located. The petition shall contain:

(1)    A copy of the order establishing the district;

(2)    A written consent to the expansion, termination, or contraction of the district by the owner or owners of seventy-five percent of the real property in the district which consent has been given within the last one hundred eighty days. The written consent shall contain the legal description of the property and the name of any owner of the property affected;

(3)    A statement explaining the reasons for the proposed expansion, termination, or contraction of the district;

(4)    For a proposed termination or contraction of the district, a statement that all debts will be paid or assumed;

(5)    In the case of a petition for the expansion of an improvement district, the written consent by the owners of one hundred percent of the real property to be newly included in the district as a result of the expansion, consenting to the expansion of the district and the filing of the petition, or documentation demonstrating that the petitioner has control by deed, trust agreement, contract, or option of one hundred percent of the real property to be included in the district as a result of the expansion. Such written consent shall be given within the last one hundred eighty days, and such written consent or other documentation shall contain the legal description of the property and the name of the owners of the property;

(6)    A copy of a resolution adopted by the board of supervisors approving the proposed petition;

(7)    An accurate survey and map of the territory to be embraced in the boundaries of the district, as contracted or expanded, and the area thereof, which shall be verified by an affidavit of a licensed surveyor. The survey and map shall be left at a convenient public office to be designated by the county auditor of the county in which the petition is filled, for a period of not less than twenty days before the date of the hearing on the petition;

(8)    In the case of expansion, the proposed timetable for construction of district services to the expanded area, and the estimated cost of constructing the services; and

(9)    In the case of an expansion, an economic impact statement of the district upon the county, an environmental impact survey, and a statement that the expansion of the district is consistent with any applicable comprehensive or effective local government plan.

Source: SL 1989, ch 59, § 41; SL 1990, ch 52, § 7; SL 1991, ch 64, § 3.