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Chapter 204

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  204.620.  Acquisition of real and personal property — use of public grounds, when. — 1.  The board of trustees may acquire by purchase, gift, or condemnation or may lease or rent any real or personal property, and when condemnation is used, shall follow the procedure that is provided by chapter 523.  All the powers may be exercised both within or without the district as may be necessary to exercise its powers or accomplish its purposes.  The board of trustees also shall have the same authority to enter upon private lands to survey land or other property before exercise of the above condemnation powers, as granted under section 388.210 to railroad corporations.

  2.  The board of trustees of the reorganized common sewer district, if it is necessary to cross, follow, or traverse public streets, roads, alleys, or grounds held or used as public parks or places, shall have the right to do so upon the following conditions:  the board of trustees shall file with the county commission or mayor of the municipality having immediate jurisdiction over the street, road, alley, or public park or place, a map showing the location and extent of the proposed occupancy for sewerage purposes and a plan of the proposed facilities, which plan shall be so made and arranged as not to interfere with the ordinary and lawful use of the street, road, alley, public park, or place, except during a reasonable time for the construction of the necessary works.

  3.  The entire expense of the works and restoration of the ground occupied to its former condition, as near as may be, shall be borne by the reorganized common sewer district.


(L. 2007 S.B. 22)

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