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24-464

Chapter 24.--DRAINAGE AND LEVEES
Article 4.--DRAINAGE DISTRICTS WITHIN COUNTIES OR CITIES

      24-464.   Same; contents of petition.The petition provided for in K.S.A. 24-463 shalldescribe the territory proposed to be so annexed and so incorporatedinto the drainage district by sections or subdivisions of sections,according to the government survey or by metes and bounds, and statethat the lands and property therein embraced are subject to injury anddamage from the overflow of some natural watercourse, naming ordescribing it; that the improvement of the channel of such watercourse,the construction and maintenance of levees, drains, ditches, dikes,jetties, riprap or other works are necessary to prevent such overflow;and that such improvement or works will be conducive to the publichealth, convenience or welfare. And such petition shall contain a prayerthat all of the territory within the boundaries defined in the petitionbe incorporated into and become a part of such drainage district. If anylands to be included in said territory annexed to the original drainagedistrict shall lie within the limits of any city it shall be sufficientto describe the same by their appropriate number as lots or blocks orparts of lots or blocks.

      History:   L. 1919, ch. 188, § 2; March 5; R.S. 1923, 24-464.