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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-46a > Chapter-14

Section 46A-14-1 - Purpose of chapter--Construction and administration.
Section 46A-14-2 - Definition of terms.
Section 46A-14-3 - Formation of watershed district in conservation districts--Petition to holdhearings and put to vote--Boundaries--Appointment of first board ofmanagers.
Section 46A-14-4 - Watershed districts--Conservation purposes authorizing establishment.
Section 46A-14-5 - Watershed districts--Initiating petition for establishment, filing, number ofsignatures required.
Section 46A-14-6 - Watershed districts--Contiguous land ownerships.
Section 46A-14-7 - Watershed districts--Inclusion of municipalities.
Section 46A-14-8 - Watershed districts--Petition for establishment--Contents.
Section 46A-14-9 - Repealed.
Section 46A-14-10 - Determination of status of petitioners--Certification to conservation district.
Section 46A-14-11 - Petition for establishment of watershed district--Receipt by conservationdistrict, acknowledgment, preliminary report, adjustment of boundaries.
Section 46A-14-12 - Conservation commission duties as to watershed projects.
Section 46A-14-13 - Time and place for hearing on initiating petition--Publication of notice--Contents.
Section 46A-14-14 - Hearing by conservation district on petition--Right of interested persons tobe heard.
Section 46A-14-15 - Organization of proposed watershed district--Submission of question to voteof landowners.
Section 46A-14-16 - Referendum on petition unnecessary where signed by sixty percent or moreof the landowners.
Section 46A-14-17 - Organization of proposed watershed district--Submission of question to voteof landowners, publication of notice.
Sections 46A-14-18 to 46A-14-25 - Repealed
Section 46A-14-26 - Result of referendum on organization of watershed district--Sixty percent ormore voting in favor of organization--Procedure for organization.
Section 46A-14-27 - Result of referendum--Defeat of proposition to form a watershed district--Resubmission of proposal.
Section 46A-14-28 - Certification of favorable petition or vote--Creation of watershed district byconservation district supervisors, designation of name, certified copy oforder, filing of order with s
Section 46A-14-29 - Order of conservation district supervisors creating watershed district--Mailing copy to managers of district.
Section 46A-14-30 - Boundaries of watershed district--Minor adjustments by managers withoutreferendum, exception.
Section 46A-14-31 - Annexation of additional areas to watershed district--Procedure.
Section 46A-14-32 - Combining of two or more watershed districts into one district--Procedure.
Section 46A-14-33 - Abolishment of original watershed district upon combining districts orannexing additional territory--Certification to secretary of state.
Section 46A-14-34 - Powers of watershed district--Perpetual existence--Right to sue and be sued--Eminent domain--Taxes and assessments--Borrowing of money.
Sections 46A-14-35, 46A-14-36 - Oath of office of managers--Filing with conservation district. Organization of district by managers--Selection of officers--Appointment of nonmember as secretary-treasu
Section 46A-14-37 - Annual election of managers of district by landowners--Term of office.
Section 46A-14-38 - Candidates for election as members of board of managers--Filing ofapplication with secretary of board of managers--Qualifications.
Section 46A-14-39 - Vacancies in board of managers--Filling by appointment by remainingmanagers, term of office.
Section 46A-14-40 - Advisory committee--Appointment by board of managers--Number ofmembers--Duties.
Section 46A-14-41 - Personnel of district, employment by board of managers, duties andcompensation--Cost as part of project--Bond for performance of duties,amount, premium paid from district fund.
Section 46A-14-42 - Compensation of board members--Limitation.
Section 46A-14-43 - Duties of board of managers--Adoption of seal--Record of businesstransacted--Bylaws and regulations, adoption--Meetings, notice.
Section 46A-14-43.1 - District bylaws may be proposed by petition--Approval by board and specialelection.
Section 46A-14-44 - Conservation practices within the scope of proposed project--Power ofboard of managers to effectuate.
Section 46A-14-45 - Vested water rights--Exclusion from operation of chapter.
Section 46A-14-46 - Vested drainage rights--Exclusion from operation of chapter.
Section 46A-14-47 - General improvement plan within district--Adoption by managers,consultation with advisory committee and district supervisors of conservationdistrict--Contents--Estimated benefits--
Section 46A-14-48 - Determination of priority of specific projects--Surveys of work--Estimates--Reports of engineer, filing, public inspection.
Section 46A-14-49 - Board of Water and Natural Resources--Designation as state agency to actfor state with respect to federal watershed projects.
Section 46A-14-50 - General improvement plan prior to formation of watershed district--Undertaken by local people with sponsoring assistance--Considered adoptedplan.
Section 46A-14-51 - Examination and hearings on plans--Resolution as to doing work and payingcosts--List of benefited lands and owners.
Section 46A-14-52 - Evidences of indebtedness of district for payment of costs of project--Issuance in installments instead of levy of entire tax at one time.
Section 46A-14-53 - Contract with conservation districts for funding.
Section 46A-14-54 - Meeting of managers for hearing on apportionment of benefits resulting fromimprovement--Rights of interested parties--Determination of fair and justapportionment.
Section 46A-14-55 - Referendum on financing arrangement for improvement--Necessary numberof votes in favor of proposal.
Section 46A-14-56 - Referendum on financing arrangement for improvement--Eligibility to vote onproposed general tax levies, special assessments--Determination of outcome,counting of votes.
Section 46A-14-57 - Contracts between managers and municipalities for annual payments bymunicipality to district in lieu of tax or special assessment levies--Favorablevote by voters of municipality re
Section 46A-14-58 - Completion of apportionment of benefits by managers--Resolution approvingtax or assessment levy on property outside corporate limits of municipalities,detailed report filed with co
Section 46A-14-59 - Assessed valuation for district tax purposes--Limitation on land taxed.
Section 46A-14-60 - Annual general tax levy against land and buildings of taxpayer--Maximumamount.
Section 46A-14-61 - Taxes collected by county officials--Delivery to district secretary-treasurer.
Section 46A-14-62 - Interested party aggrieved by apportionment of benefits or levy of taxes andassessments--Appeal, procedure.
Section 46A-14-63 - No-fund warrants to pay district obligations--Issuance by board of managersfollowing favorable vote of voters on financing arrangement, limitation.
Section 46A-14-64 - Long-term financing arrangement authorized by voters--Notice tolandowners by board of managers.
Section 46A-14-65 - Special election on question of raising money to cover increased costs ofdistrict business or to be applied to supplemental improvements, calling byboard of managers.
Section 46A-14-66 - Annual maintenance of watershed project--Duty of managers to provide--Project schedule--Budgets.
Section 46A-14-67 - Annual operation and maintenance budget, provisions--Reserve fund.
Section 46A-14-68 - Repealed.
Section 46A-14-69 - Budgeted operation and maintenance expense--Inclusion in tax assessmentlist by board of managers.
Section 46A-14-70 - Certification of taxes and assessments to county auditor by board ofmanagers--Extension upon tax list--Collection and deposit.
Section 46A-14-71 - Contributions by board of county commissioners to watershed districtsupplies, labor, and equipment.
Section 46A-14-72 - Acquisition of real estate or easement therein by watershed district--Purchase--Condemnation, appraisal of premises involved.
Section 46A-14-73 - Contracts with United States and other agencies, powers of board ofmanagers--Purposes--Referendum by voters of watershed district wherecontract will require increased levy of taxes
Section 46A-14-74 - Funds of district--Deposit by secretary-treasurer in approved depository--Warrants.
Section 46A-14-75 - Claims against district, payment--Warrants, required signatures, registration.
Section 46A-14-76 - Services performed by county officials and Board of Water and NaturalResources free of charge.
Section 46A-14-77 - Engineer of district--Reports to board of managers.
Section 46A-14-78 - Secretary-treasurer of district--Annual report to board of managers.
Section 46A-14-79 - Annual reports of board of managers of district--Financial conditions--Statusof projects--Business transacted.
Section 46A-14-79.1 - Annual audit of district when loan agreement in effect--Filing of copies.
Section 46A-14-80 - Operation of watershed district, investigation by board--Hearings, order tocorrect detrimental operation--Enforcement of order by injunction.
Section 46A-14-81 - Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Petition bylandowners--Special election--Notice--Ballots.
Section 46A-14-82 - Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Specialelection--Percent required to dissolve--Notice to creditors--Auction--Proration of funds remaining.
Section 46A-14-83 - Dissolution of district--Federal project not certified infeasible--Proposaldefeated, three years before another vote on question.
Section 46A-14-84 - Dissolution of district--Request that federal project be certified infeasible--Board may proceed after certification.
Section 46A-14-85 - Dissolution of district--Federal project certified infeasible--Vote by board--Statement submitted to commission.
Section 46A-14-86 - Dissolution of district--Federal project certified infeasible--Public hearingbefore commission--Informal poll of voter opinion--Notice of meeting.
Section 46A-14-87 - Dissolution of district--Federal project certified infeasible--Determinationwhether to approve dissolution--Matters considered.
Section 46A-14-88 - Dissolution of district--Federal project certified infeasible--Effective date ofdissolution.
Section 46A-14-89 - Dissolution of district--Federal project certified infeasible--Apportionmentof funds and assets to conservation districts.
Section 46A-14-90 - Dissolution of district--Notice to secretary of state.
Section 46A-14-91 - Vested rights protected.