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Section 46A-4-1 - Creation of irrigation district--Filing petition--Number of electors required.
Section 46A-4-2 - Elector defined.
Section 46A-4-3 - Petition to organize irrigation district--Number of signers--Boundaries to bedescribed--Request for organization.
Section 46A-4-3.1 - Petition--Signing by electors--Form--Affidavit of circulator.
Section 46A-4-4 - Petition for formation of irrigation district--Map of proposed district toaccompany, contents.
Section 46A-4-4.1 - Notice of hearing to consider petition--Publication--Contents--Approval ofpetition--Fixing date for election.
Sections 46A-4-5 to 46A-4-7 - Repealed
Section 46A-4-8 - Inclusion in irrigation district of lands capable of being irrigated from works inproposed district.
Section 46A-4-9 - Ditches or canals constructed prior to July 1, 1917, and lands watered thereby--Exemption from chapter, exception--Rights of ditches already constructed notaffected.
Section 46A-4-10 - Holding or taxing nonirrigable land for irrigation purposes.
Section 46A-4-11 - Repealed.
Section 46A-4-12 - Change in proposed boundaries by Board of Water and Natural Resources--Exclusion from district upon request.
Section 46A-4-13 - Repealed.
Section 46A-4-14 - District divided into divisions by board--Size and number--Election ofdirectors--Terms--Assessment of property within district.
Section 46A-4-14.1 - Division representing tribal or trust lands--Excepted from chapter.
Section 46A-4-15 - Notice of election on proposed district--Date of election--Contents of notice--Publication--Ballot form.
Sections 46A-4-15.1, 46A-4-16 - Repealed
Section 46A-4-17 - Persons qualified to vote at elections for organization of irrigation district.
Section 46A-4-18 - Corporate ownership of lands within proposed or existing irrigation districts--Designation of agent to vote in behalf of elections for organization of district.
Section 46A-4-19 - Election procedure--Applicability of general laws--Resolution declaring districtorganized--District as political subdivision.
Section 46A-4-20 - Resolution declaring district organized--Filing for record.
Section 46A-4-21 - Election of director for each division.
Section 46A-4-22 - Unentered public lands a major portion of district--Appointment of majority ofdirectors by secretary of interior, qualifications, term of office.
Section 46A-4-23 - Directors elected at large as a result of appointment of majority of directors bysecretary of interior--Term of office.
Section 46A-4-24 - Directors elected at election to establish district--Terms of office--Tie election,procedure.
Section 46A-4-25 - Directors--Annual election--Nomination--Election by receiving highest numberof votes--Date for elections.
Section 46A-4-26 - Hours of voting.
Section 46A-4-27 - Directors to be electors of division--Residence.
Section 46A-4-27.1 - Nominating petitions for initial board of directors--Election not required if onlyone petition--Notice of vacancies and election--Results and certificate ofelection.
Section 46A-4-28 - Nominating petition for directors--Filing--Form--Signers.
Section 46A-4-29 - Repealed.
Section 46A-4-30 - Election not required where no question or contest--Retention of office byincumbent.
Section 46A-4-31 - Notices of election after organization of district--Publication and posting.
Section 46A-4-32 - Elections after district organized and first set of directors elected--Voting bymail.
Section 46A-4-33 - Precinct election officers--Appointment by board of directors or electors.
Section 46A-4-34 - Precinct election boards--Chairman, duties--Administration and certification ofoaths.
Section 46A-4-35 - Precinct election boards--Oaths of members, administration, and certification.
Section 46A-4-36 - Canvass of votes by board of directors--Time and place--Made in public--Want of form insufficient ground for rejection of list, tally paper, or certificate.
Section 46A-4-37 - Results of election--Declaration by board of directors--Certificate of election,execution, and delivery by secretary of board.
Section 46A-4-38 - Statement of election results--Filing--Contents.
Section 46A-4-39 - Vacancy in office of board of directors--Filling--District treasurer appointed byboard.
Section 46A-4-40 - Elected directors--Qualifying--Term of office--Time for assumption of duties.
Section 46A-4-41 - Directors' and officers' oath of office--Official bonds.
Section 46A-4-42 - District appointed fiscal agent of United States to collect money in connectionwith federal reclamation project--Additional bond required of officers,approval, recording, and filing
Section 46A-4-43 - Bond of officers and directors--Form--Obligee--Cost of surety bonds,payment by the district.
Section 46A-4-44 - Organization meeting of board of directors--Election of president andvice-president--Appointment of secretary.
Section 46A-4-45 - Meetings of directors--Special meetings--Open to public--Quorum--Voterequired for action.
Section 46A-4-46 - Records of board of directors open for inspection--Publication of statement ofproceedings--Filing of list of expenditures.
Section 46A-4-47 - Compensation of district directors--Payment from district fund.
Section 46A-4-48 - Powers and duties of board of directors of district--Distribution and printing ofbylaws and procedures--Water rights appurtenant to land.
Section 46A-4-49 - Interest in contract of district or acceptance of bribe by director or officer asfelony.
Section 46A-4-50 - Boundaries of irrigation district, change--Inclusion or exclusion of land--Effectof change.
Section 46A-4-51 - Common school and endowment irrigable lands within district--Sale--Inclusionin district.
Section 46A-4-52 - Irrigation district contracting with United States--Change of boundaries, assentof secretary of interior necessary.
Section 46A-4-53 - Petition for inclusion of tract of land within boundaries of irrigation district--Contents.
Section 46A-4-54 - Fiduciaries, signing of petitions for organization of district or changingboundaries of district.
Section 46A-4-55 - Change of boundaries of irrigation district--Notice of filing of petition, contents--Time and place of hearing by board of directors--Cost of proceedings,advancement by petitioners.
Section 46A-4-56 - Hearing of petition for change of boundaries of irrigation district by board ofdirectors--Adjournment--Assent to change.
Section 46A-4-57 - Rejection of petition for change of boundaries of irrigation district by board ofdirectors--Resolution of board ordering change of boundaries, contents.
Section 46A-4-58 - Land not included in irrigation district unless owner or lessee obligated to payassessments or charges.
Section 46A-4-59 - Petition for change of boundaries of irrigation district--Condition precedent togranting--Payment of share of original cost by petitioners.
Section 46A-4-60 - Board order for election on filing of protests--Publication of notice--Ballots--Boundary descriptions.
Section 46A-4-61 - Order of board in conformity with election results on boundary change.
Section 46A-4-62 - Order of board of directors changing boundary of irrigation district--Certifiedcopy, recording--Effect of change.
Section 46A-4-63 - Petition for change of boundaries of irrigation district--Recording in minutes ofboard of directors, admissibility as evidence.
Section 46A-4-64 - Redivision of district--Additional land included in boundaries of irrigationdistrict--Election precincts.
Section 46A-4-65 - Exclusion of contiguous tracts of land from irrigation district--Petition byowners, contents, acknowledgment.
Section 46A-4-66 - Notice of petition to exclude land--Publication--Contents--Time for hearing.
Section 46A-4-67 - Hearing on petition to exclude land from irrigation district--Assent of partiesinterested.
Section 46A-4-68 - Resolution for exclusion of land when bonds or federal contract outstanding--Bondholders' or federal assent required--Assent waived by terms of bondissue.
Section 46A-4-69 - Granting or denial of petition to exclude land from irrigation district--Bestinterests of district.
Section 46A-4-70 - Election ordered on exclusion after objections filed--Publication of notice--Contents--Conduct of election.
Section 46A-4-71 - Majority vote against exclusion, denial and dismissal of petition--Majority votein favor of exclusion, order of board of directors excluding land from irrigationdistrict, contents.
Section 46A-4-72 - Order excluding land from irrigation district--Entry in minutes of board ofdirectors--Filing and recording--Effect of order.
Section 46A-4-73 - Exclusion of land from irrigation district--Refunding of assessments.
Section 46A-4-74 - Exclusion of land from irrigation district--Effect of change on office of director.
Section 46A-4-75 - Exclusion of land from irrigation district--Redivision of district by board ofdirectors--Election precincts, establishment, change from time to time.
Section 46A-4-76 - Resolution to exclude unproductive lands from district--Reasons--Service onowners and residents--Publication of notice.
Section 46A-4-77 - Hearing on exclusion of unproductive lands--Time and place--Objections--Failure to object deemed consent--Rescission of resolution or adoption ofsecond exclusion resolution.
Section 46A-4-78 - Motion to reconsider exclusion of unproductive lands--Time--Appeal to circuitcourt--Contents--Trial--Filing of final resolution.
Section 46A-4-79 - Rearrangement or reapportionment of district divisions upon exclusion of lands--Effects of exclusion--Procedural defects--Resolutions and bylaws.
Section 46A-4-80 - Subirrigated land--Relief from district assessments--Suspension order by boardof directors, recording of certified copy of order with register of deeds.
Section 46A-4-81 - Dissolution of irrigation district--Petition by majority of assessment payers--Submission to voters at special election--Calling of election by board ofdirectors--Notice of election
Section 46A-4-82 - Dissolution of irrigation district contracting with United States--Assent ofsecretary of interior required.
Section 46A-4-83 - Election on dissolution of irrigation district--Ballots, form and contents, depositwith election officers--Conduct of election.
Section 46A-4-84 - Election on dissolution of irrigation district--Returns and ballots, certification byelection boards--Canvass of returns and declaration of result by board ofdirectors--Recording of
Section 46A-4-85 - Majority vote against dissolution of irrigation district--Another election duringyear forbidden.
Section 46A-4-86 - Majority vote for dissolution of irrigation district--Notice by board of directorsto creditors of district--Settlement of claims.
Section 46A-4-87 - Dissolution of irrigation district--Raising of money to pay debts--Valuation ofproperty of district by appraisers--Appointment of appraisers--Report ofappraisers to board of directo
Section 46A-4-88 - Sale of property by board of directors--Advertisement--Notice of sale--Consideration of bids of purchasers by board of directors.
Section 46A-4-89 - Rejection of bids for purchase of property--Private negotiations for sale byboard of directors, deferred payments.
Section 46A-4-90 - Purchasers of property on dissolution of irrigation district--Additional securityfor deferred payments--Collection.
Section 46A-4-91 - Bonds and obligations of irrigation district--Redemption by board of directorsafter sale of property on dissolution of district.
Section 46A-4-92 - Payment of outstanding obligations with proceeds of property sales--Pricespaid.
Section 46A-4-93 - Proceeds of sale of property on dissolution of irrigation district insufficient topay debts--Assessments against lands in the district.
Section 46A-4-94 - Dissolution of irrigation district--Disposal of property--Payment of obligations--Report of board of directors, filing and recording--Contents--Failure to sue onunpaid claim, effect