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74.440 Procedure for creation of water commission. (1) Upon the adoption of an ordinance or resolution by the governing body of each city, water association, or water district, or upon a decision by a federal agency, a <br>certified copy of it shall be filed with the county judge/executive of the county in <br>which the cities, water associations, water districts, or federal agencies proposing <br>the creation of the commission having the greatest aggregate population are <br>situated; and upon the filing, the county judge/executive shall by appropriate order <br>set a date for a public hearing on the creation of the commission and shall give <br>reasonable notice of the public hearing, which notice may be given in the manner as <br>provided by KRS Chapter 424. Any customer of the water systems or resident of the <br>cities proposing the creation of the commission may file objections; and at the <br>public hearing if the county judge/executive finds that the establishment of the <br>commission is reasonably necessary or advantageous for the public health, <br>convenience, and comfort of the customers of all the water systems which proposed <br>the creation of the commission, he shall make an order establishing the commission <br>and designating it by name which name shall include the words &quot;water <br>commission.&quot; (2) If the county judge/executive does not find that the creation of a commission is reasonably necessary or advantageous, he shall make an appropriate order in this <br>regard. Any party in interest may appeal the order to the Circuit Court or the cities, <br>water associations, and water districts may revise and readopt the ordinances or <br>resolutions, or the federal agency may revise its decision. Effective: June 24, 2003 <br>History: Amended 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 167, sec. 3, effective June 24, 2003. -- Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 122, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1996. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 384, sec. 192, effective June 17, 1978. -- Created 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 207, sec. 3, <br>effective June 16, 1960.