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48-1702. Petition for organization

A. Petition for the formation of an electrical district for the purpose of providing power for use primarily for pumping water for irrigation shall be filed with the board of supervisors of the county in which the proposed district is located, or if parts of the proposed district are located in more than one county, the petition shall be filed with the board of supervisors of the county in which is located the larger part of the lands of the proposed district.

B. The petition shall describe an area of land located in one or more counties, and shall accurately define the exterior boundaries of the parcel or parcels, or otherwise describe the lands to be included in the proposed district. The area of land to be organized need not be composed of contiguous tracts. The petition shall pray that the area of land described be organized into an electrical district under this chapter. The petition shall be signed by at least one third of the number of resident freeholders within the area proposed to be organized but no more than twenty-five subscribers to the petition shall be required in any event.

C. No district shall be organized which includes any territory of a district already organized or in the process of organization.